Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th September 201409/19/14
All of the fall-out from Fiji's historic election, including the Electoral Commission rejecting opposition calls to stop counting votes amid fraud allegations. 20 years on after the Mt Tavurvur volcano devastated Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, could that...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th September 2014
All the reaction to Fiji's historic election. And, The president of the Marshall Islands challenges world leaders to form a climate change alliance.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th September 2014
Frank Bainimarama heading towards a dominant win in Fiji as counting resumes this afternoon, but it's not the landslide win his Fiji First party had expected. And, Fiji's Labour party declares the poll wasn't free and fair.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th September 2014
With counting in Fiji's first election in eight years well underway, the country's former military leader Frank Bainimarama and his Fiji First Party have picked up two-thirds of the total ... we cross to the Tally Room in Suva to start our...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th September 2014
An historic day for Fiji, as thousands head to the polls in the country's first election in 8 years. How has the strict media blackout on campaigning worked?
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th September 2014
With polling booths due to open in less than half an hour for Fiji's first election since the 2006 coup, we head to Suva for comprehensive coverage and we speak to Fiji's sevens coach Ben Ryan about how the Olympic effect means World Player of the...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th September 2014
Fijians thankful for the safe release of 45 UN peacekeepers. Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister joins in in Independence Day celebrations.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th September 2014
After researchers uncovered evidence that tuna boats are also targeting sharks - we talk to the Forum Fisheries Agency about what action it's taking and in sport, a call for sponsors to get behind Fijiana to give them the best chance of success in the...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th September 2014
With less than two days to go until Fiji's election, a media blackout takes effect. How chip packets could help save hundreds of lives in Papua New Guinea by making contaminated water safe.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th September 2014
Two Australians descended from victims of the blackbirding trade are granted Vanuatu citizenship. And, Fiji's women's rugby sevens team marches into the World Series proper after a commanding display at the qualifying tournament in Hong Kong.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 12th September 2014
Two weeks after being kidnapped, 45 Fijian peacekeepers are finally free. Australia urged to support Fiji democracy after next week's election
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 12th September 2014
We cross to Rabaul where commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bita Paka continue. And, A changing of the guard in French Polynesia, we get the latest from Tahiti.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 11th September 2014
Nauru's new Chief Justice confident he'll be able to do his job without fear of political interefence. Fiji police warn against political intolerance ahead of next week's election.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 11th September 2014
A medical breakthrough in the battle against malaria. And, We talk to the youngest candidate in next week's general election in Fiji.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 10th September 2014
Condemnation of death threats made against Fijian journalists. Growing support for legalising medical marijuana in Guam.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 10th September 2014
The start of official ceremonies in Rabaul to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bita Paka. And, Papua New Guinea's government plans to sell off non-performing state-owned enterprises.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 9th September 2014
Support slipping for Frank Bainmarama's Fiji First Party just over a week from the election. PNG health authorities in Madang on high alert over measles.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 8th September 2014
East Timor's former President Jose Ramos Horta criticises Australia for cutting back on foreign aid to his country and literacy issues in Papua New Guinea where figures show PNG is lagging behind other Pacific countries.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 5th September 2014
Australia's Immigration Minister rejects suggestions an Iranium asylum seeker now on life support, wasn't given proper medical attention at Manus Island and Samoa's SIDS experience hailed a success for all small island developing states.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 5th September 2014
A strain of tuberculosis described as almost incurable sparks a health emergency in Port Moresby. And, Strong condemnation in Fiji over a suggestion from a former PM that there could be a backlash against local Muslims if Fijian peace keepers being...
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