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Dateline Pacific evening edition for 4 March 2015
Nauru asylum seeker advocate dismisses Nauru Presidents claims of violence; New Zealand Foreign Minister is criticised for not raising concerns over human rights abuses with Indonesian; Transparency Solomon Islands says fight against corruption is...
Refugee advocate says Nauru violence report wrong
Australia's Refugee Action Coalition says there is no basis for Nauru government claims that refugees have been resorting to violence.
Solomons watchdog praises progress on corruption
: Solomons gaining momentum in fight against corruption: Transparency International.
Call for stronger animal welfare laws in Cook Islands
Animal welfare and tourism groups in the Cook Islands are banding together to get the government to punish the mistreatment of animals.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 4 March 2015
NZ foreign minister pushed to raise abuses with Indonesia; Pacific eyes improved coastal fishery managment; A United States company has filed a lawsuit against Air Kiribati claiming fraud and misrepresentation; Some light is being shed on China's aid...
NZ foreign minister pushed to raise abuses with Indonesia
The Indonesian foreign minister has met her NZ counterpart as MPs raised human rights concerns.
Pacific eyes improved coastal fishery management
Pacific fisheries experts look to ways to co-ordinate community based schems to manage coastal fisheries.
Dateline Pacific evening edition 3 March 2015
A United States company has filed a lawsuit against Air Kiribati claiming fraud and misrepresentation; Some light is being shed on China's aid to the region thanks to a new interactive map from the Lowy Institute; We take a closer look at the threat...
US company sues Air Kiribati
A United States company in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against Air Kiribati for fraud and misrepresentation.
Chinese aid to Pacific mapped
It's hoped a new interactive map on China's aid to the region will dispel misunderstandings about the size of China's aid programme.
Fiji cricketers prepare for first World Cup challenge
Fiji cricket coach Shane Jurgensen talks about his team qualifying for the Under 19 World Cup and what to expect at next year's tournament.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 3 March 2015
Questions remain over the independence push for a state in the FSM; Western powers coming to terms with China in the Pacific; Severe damage to Kiribati hospital after coastal flooding; PNG's fertility rate at concerning levels.
FSM state independence push unfounded
An expert on Micronesia says the threat of a break away of the Chuuk state from the Federated States of Micronesia is a huge surprise.
PNG fertility rate at concerning levels
A reproductive health organisation in Papua New Guinea says the country's fertility rate of 4.4 percent needs to be urgently lowered.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 2 March 2015
Fiji push for Forum exclusion of Aus, NZ labelled futile; A new Solomons TV Station is called long overdue.
Western powers coming to terms with China in the Pacific
The traditional external powers in the Pacific Islands are still coming to terms with China's increasing level of engagement in the region.
Severe damage at Kiribati hospital due to coastal flooding
Giant waves are to blame for severe damage caused at a Kiribati hospital.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 2 March 2015
A local charity says a change in PNG's child protection laws need to be backed by resources; Solomons government wants to relaunch troubled RIPEL company; Fiji push for Forum exclusion of Aus, NZ labelled futile; A new Solomons TV Station is called...
PNG child protection laws needs resources
The founder of a charitable group that works with vulnerable children in PNG's capital says the updating of child protection laws needs to be backed up by a boost in resources.
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