Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th November 2014
Vote counting is underway in Solomon Islands following yesterday's peacefully voting throughout the country. Papua New Guinea's foreign minister hoses down suggestions of a rift between Fiji and PNG.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 20th November 2014
India's prime minister meets with Pacific leaders - we have the latest on the meeting. And, How many of the Pacific Island countries will achieve their Millennium Development Goals?
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th November 2014
In Solomon Islands hundreds of thousands have the opportunity to vote on their next government. India's prime minister speaks to the Fijian parliament.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th November 2014
Fiji's main opposition party explains why it's decided to boycott the visit to parliament by India's PM, Narendra Modi. And, the best cricket teams in East Asia-Pacific are ready to do battle for a spot in the final qualifying stage for the next T-20...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th November 2014
The public hanging of two men accused of practising sorcery shocks Vanuatu. A warning on the use of military in Papua New Guinea's Hela province during bloody tribal fighting by a Retired PNG General.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th November 2014
We go live to the Honiara as the last boatload of voters head off to the provinces before tomorrow's general election and Ben Ryan says he's at the best point in his coaching career, despite the theat to his Fiji Sevens squad from the cash-rich Sri...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th November 2014
Australia and China's free trade deal - is at least as good as China's agreement with New Zealand? Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea likely to continue as long as Highlands society remains tribal.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th November 2014
Pacific Island leaders put climate change head of the agenda in their meeting with French president Francois Hollande in New Caledonia later today and a Solomon Islands high court judge calls for the country to set up a corruption commission over...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 14th November 2014
An Ebola specialist with the World Health Organisation says Papua New Guinea's poor health system actually reduces the chance of an Ebola outbreak and Norfolk Island residents concerned they'll soon be subject to "colonial style" rule with the...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 14th November 2014
With Samoa and American Samoa recording the highest rate of diabetes in the world, we focus on World Diabetes Day and the response from Pacific communities. And, we hear from the Solomon Islands permanent secretary for women on the report card that...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th November 2014
Pacific Islanders continue to the be the stars of the show at the World Parks Congress in Sydney. And, Fiji's chief government whip criticises the chair of the Public Accounts Committee for speaking to the media about the committee's work.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 13th November 2014
A group of New Zealand Super XV rugby players making a stand against domestic violence in Vanuatu and what's next for the development of rugby league in Samoa.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 12th November 2014
Papua New Guinea grants it first refugee visas to 10 asylum seekers being held at the Manus Island centre. Several Pacific heads of state make their way into Sydney harbour on traditional boats for the last leg of the Mua Voyage's six thousand...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 12th November 2014
An initiative to address employment challenges in PNG's transport sector and Vanuatu's tourism industry, we look at its success over the past couple of years and we discuss a radio drama being broadcast in the Solomon islands designed to educate women...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 11th November 2014
Pacific politicians and bureaucrats even suspected of corruption could be denied entry in to Australia. Fifteen members of Papua New Guinea's Parliament under investigation by the fraud squad for corrupt activities, with one arrest already made.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 11th November 2014
A huge initiative to tackle violence against women and children in Papua New Guinea. And, an emotional farewell to people lost during the Bougainville crisis.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 10th November 2014
Extra police from around the Pacific head to Solomon Islands to help with security during the last week and a half of the election campaign. A win for Tonga but defeat for Fiji and Samoa in their European rugby tour openers, while PNG's cricketers...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 10th November 2014
PNG rewrite the record books winning both their matches as they became the 27th country to play one day international cricket. And, with Tonga leading the way with a strong win over Georgia, we look at the weekend results for Pacific union and league...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 7th November 2014
Leaked documents show an investigation into Fiji's Health Ministry by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Organisers of the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea deny reports of preparations falling badly behind.
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