Dateline Pacific evening edition for 22 August 201408/22/14
Tensions run high in Solomon Island's capital after a mass fight; Political parties in Fiji call for the Government to go into caretaker mode; Compensation is sought over Bougainville's new mining law; We hear about the art of traditional canoe...
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 22 August 2014
Compensation is sought over Bougainville mining law; US Pacific leaders say Obama's marine proposal will hurt their economy; A leading Pacific fishing agency wants scheme to control long-liners; We hear about the art of traditional canoe building in...
Compensation sought over Bougainville mining law
A group of minority shareholders in Bougainville Copper Ltd are crying foul over Bougainville's new mining law and say they want billions of dollars in compensation.
Fiji's Hibiscus Festival underway
Fiji's week long Hibiscus Festival is on at the moment and thousands are pouring to Suva to enjoy the funfair, talent quests, beauty pagent and stage shows.
Sport: Fiji coach proud of first ever Youth Olympic medal
Fiji coach proud after sevens team wins the bronze medal at the Youth Olympics in China, the country's first medal at that level.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 21 August 2014
US Pacific leaders say Obama's marine proposal will hurt their economy; A leading Pacific fishing agency wants scheme to control long-liners; Calls for the release of children in Australia's asylum seeker camps; Tuvalu's PM wants firm commitments on...
US Pacific leaders - Obama's marine proposal will hurt economy
US Pacific territory leaders say President Obama's proposal to expand marine protected areas in the Pacific will hurt their economy and cultural values.
PNA wants scheme extended to long-line fleet
The Parties to the Nauru Agreement is hoping a new scheme will be in place next year to control long-line tuna fishing in the region.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 21 August 2014
Calls for children in asylum seeker camps to be released; Tuvalu PM wants real commitments at NY climate meeting; NZ anti-violence agency supports Vanuatu police in rape case; There are concerns about NZ Pacific language speakers declining; People...
Call for children in asylum seeker camps to be released
The Australian Greens say the Abbott government should release all the hundreds of children it is holding in asylum seeker camps.
Tuvalu PM wants real commitments at NY climate meeting
Tuvalu Prime Minister has clear goals for when he co-chairs a key climate change meeting in New York next month.
NZ anti-violence agency supports Vanuatu police in rape case
A New Zealand anti-violence agency says it fully supports the Vanuatu Police for going against customary law and taking a prosecution against a man who allegedly raped his wife.
NZ Pacific language speakers declining
A New Zealand academic says the Government is shirking its duty to stem the declining numbers of the country's Pacific language speakers.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 20 August 2014
People living on a Solomon islands atoll are in desperate straits without a shipping service to provide supplies; Tonga police step up efforts to control violence at school rugby games; a Fiji fishing expert has dismissed a Fiji link to a disturbing...
Solomon Islands atoll desperate for supplies
A former trade negotiator in Solomon Islands says the people of Sikaiana Atoll in Malaita Province are desperate for food and medical supplies after five months without a shipping service.
Tonga police presence increased to prevent rugby violence
Police in Tonga are stepping up their presence at secondary school rugby matches in an effort to curb interschool violence.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 20 August 2014
A Fiji link to a high seas shooting video is dismissed; We spot the spotlight on crime and violence in PNG; PNG's opposition is reduced by another round of defections; Cuts to Australia's broadcasting service sparks concern; Sydney Roosters star Sonny...
Fiji links to high seas shooting video dismissed
The president of the Fiji Tuna Boat Association, Grahame Southwick, says footage of men being shot on the high seas is most likely film of a piracy incident off the Somali coast taken last year.
World Bank says PNG business owners frustrated
One of the authors of a report into violence in Papua New Guinea says the country's security situation is forcing businesses to rely on private security companies.
Sport: NRL and Sonny Bill touch down in Samoa
An NRL delegation including Roosters star Sonny Bill Williams visits Samoa as part of the launch of the Pacific Strategy.
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