Pacific Beat AM Podcast 26th May 201505/25/15
Praise for Japan's commitment to new climate aid for the Pacific. And, in the PNG Highlands police chief Epenes Nili calls for the national government to intervene to stamp out sorcery killings once and for all.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 25th May 2015
Japan pledges hundreds of millions of dollars to help Pacific countries fight the effects of climate change. The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat hits back over Europe's delay of trade negotiations.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 25th May 2015
PNG Hunters players and fans celebrate their greatest win so far over ladder leaders the Blackhawks on the road in Townsville. And, a call for Pacific people to focus on travel in their own region.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 22nd May 2015
Jimmy Maladina, the former Chairman of the National Provident Fund, found guilty of fraud17 years after the case was first brought to court. We hear from Fiji police commissioner Ben Groenwald, who's back at work after fighting off thieves in a Suva...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 22nd May 2015
Fiji's Police Commissioner Ben Groenewald has been on a mission to transform the country's constabulary, but last night was involved in the fight against crime first hand in a restaurant in Suva. And, a fresh approach to the PACER Plus trade talks is...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 21st May 2015
A 20 million dollar project to develop forest plantations in Fiji's sugar belt. Europe's Ambassador responds to criticism over delayed Pacific trade talks.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 21st May 2015
The debate in Tonga over the UN Convention that aims to eliminate discrimination against women with Catholic women taking a strong stand against it. And, an ambitious project in Fiji to give sugarbelt communities a new livelihood.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th May 2015
Australia again expresses its regret at the highest level to the Papua New Guinea government about Canberra's plan for a diplomatic mission in Bougainville. Voting in the Bougainville election almost complete, with counting starting next week.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 20th May 2015
With Bougainville's national election almost complete, Acting Electoral Commissioner George Manu says it's a great stepping stone. And, from Europe, Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony de Brum takes an international role in the fight against...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th May 2015
PNG government's ban on Australians, and other foreigners traveling to Bougainville. A new report finds shockingly high levels of violence against pregnant women in the Pacific.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th May 2015
A report on domestic violence finds high rates of brutality against pregnant women in the Pacific and while Fiji celebrates its rugby sevens World Series win, in Samoa they're wondering what went wrong.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th May 2015
Cook Islanders officially rated the world's fattest by the WHO with more than half the population classified as obese and praise for quick-thinking election officials in Bougainville from an international observer.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th May 2015
Australia's Foreign Minister answers complaints raised by Papua New Guinea over plans to set up a diplomatic mission in Bougainville. The United States joins calls for the government of Nauru to lift its ban on Facebook.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 14th May 2015
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th May 2015
A strong reaction to new laws that critics say will further curb freedom of speech in Nauru. And, a great weekend of rugby sevens action ahead as Fiji sets out to clinch the world title in London.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 14th May 2015
Athletes heading for the Pacific Games in PNG warned they'll face strict drug testing. And, the latest on Typhoon Dolphin as it bears down on Guam.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th May 2015
Reaction to PNG's backing for Indonesia to become part of the Melanesian Spearhead Group. A Tuvalu climate change advocate with a message for developed nations.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 13th May 2015
Reaction to PNG's backing for Indonesia to become part of the Melanesian Spearhead Group the Pacific faces its fourth super storm of the year as soon-to-be-declared Typhoon Dolphin bears down on Guam.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 12th May 2015
Polling is underway for elections in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. A new "Child Protection Panel" for the detention centre on Nauru.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 12th May 2015
A ban on importing uncooked Australian poultry to cut the supply of very popular sausages in PNG and as they head for their first world rugby sevens title in 10 years, Fiji unveil their secret weapon.
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