Dateline Pacific evening edition for 27 November 201411/26/14
Battle to form government intensifies in Solomon Islands; Pacific health experts plan for the threat of Ebola and other infectious diseases; Vanuatu MP defends vigilante killings; UNICEF Pacific announces its new Pacific Ambassador; And in sport: Manu...
The battle to form new Solomons' govt intensifies
Political plates shifting in Solomon Islands as parties negotiate over possible governing coalition.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 27 November 2014
Pacific health experts plan for the threat of Ebola and other infectious diseases; Vanuatu MP defends vigilante killings; Poverty and violence take a toll on the children of Kiribati; The suspension of the Vanuatu opposition could ensure stability;...
Pacific plans for disease threats
Public health officials from around the Pacific region have been gathering in Fiji this week to discuss how best to respond to the threat of emerging infectious diseases.
Vanuatu MP defends vigilante killings
A Vanuatu opposition MP who believes in 'black magic' is defending the vigilante killings of two people accused of using black magic.
UNICEF Pacific announces new Pacific Ambassador
UNICEF Pacific has announced their newest Pacific Ambassador, Krishneer Sen, who will advocate for children.
Sport: Dispute lingers between Samoa rugby union and players
A dispute between the Manu Samoa players and Samoa Rugby Union remains unresolved despite claims from the country's Prime Minister the matter has been dealt with.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 November 2014
Suspension of Vanuatu opposition could ensure stability; Tongan's off to the polls tomorrow; Poverty, violence take toll on Kiribati children; French Polynesian compensation appeal met with cynicism; An academic analyses the emphatic election win of...
Suspension of Vanuatu opposition could ensure stability
A Vanuatu-based academic sees a successful motion to suspend 16 opposition MPs by the Prime Minister as a move to ensure stability.
Tonga campaign finishes ahead of Thursday poll
Tongans off to the polls Thursday for the second election under reforms brought in, in 2010.
Poverty, violence take toll on Kiribati children
A new report has found poverty and hardship is taking its toll on the children of Kiribati who make up nearly half the country's population.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 26 November 2014
French Polynesian compensation appeal met with cynicism; An academic analyses the emphatic election win of FijiFirst; Voters in the Solomons favour independents over party candidates; Tonga goes to the polls this week; and what holds Bougainville...
Speculation amid French Polynesia bid for compensation
Moves in French Polynesia to seek a huge compensation payout from France are being met with cynicism by some locals.
Poll analysis shows Bainimarama support widespread
A scholar of Fiji politics, Jon Fraenkel, says the emphatic election win by Frank Bainimarama and his FijiFirst party was based on a number of factors including support from the young and from areas which were traditional strongholds of the deposed...
Survey on young women in Bougainville
A survey is being carried out of young women on Bougainville as part of a young women's leadership programme.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 25 November 2014
Voters in Solomon Islands favour independents over party candidates; Tongans go to the polls this week; A PNG Minister dismisses reports of tension with Fiji; The Speaker in Guam leads moves against students fighting; Tonga Power staff put strike...
Concerns in Solomons at success of independents
Voters in Solomon Islands favoured independents over party candidates in last week's elections.
Tonga poll unlikely to initiate great change - academic
A political scientist analyses what can be expected in the Tonga election this Thursday.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 25 November 2014
PNG and Fiji not at loggerheads - Minister; The Solomon Islands election returns a fragmented parliament; Tonga Power staff call off strike; Guam's Speaker leads move against school fights;the chikungunyah virus now affects the whole of Samoa; the New...
PNG and Fiji not at loggerheads says Minister
The PNG foreign minister dismisses reports of tension between his government and Fiji.
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