Pacific Beat PM Podcast 29th August 201408/29/14
Negotiations underway to try to secure the safe release of Fijian peacekeepers captured in Syria. Rabaul's Mt Tavurvur rumbles to life, sending lava and plumes of ash into the air.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 29th August 2014
A call for Australia to support the growth of Pacific businesses to help allieviate poverty and the new coach of Samoa's national rugby sevens squad hits out at some of his players over a lack of dedication.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 28th August 2014
An historic vote in Solomon Islands set to criminalise domestic violence for the first time. And, the PNG Hunters' winger Garry Lo's stunning season reaping the rewards.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 27th August 2014
A growing number of complaints about conditions at the Australian run detention centre on Nauru. Government-sponsored Solomon Island students in PNG saying: show me the money and the battle to win the votes of Pacific Islanders heats up in New Zealand...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 27th August 2014
Four police officers suspended over a death in custody in Fiji. And, there's no shortage of food in the Pacific so why are so many children undernourished?
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 26th August 2014
Today on the program ... Fiji police to possibly reopen backdated cases of alleged police brutality if there's evidence. An Afghan refugee calls for an end to offshore detention centres.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 26th August 2014
More delays likely in Gaston Flosse's attempts to win a pardon over his corruption convictions in French Polynesia. Tuvalu's former prime minister Willy Telavi leaves politics. And, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls says it is possible to...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 25th August 2014
Skepticism about whether a proper investigation into alleged police brutality can take place in Fiji. A by-election is on the cards in Tuvalu after the former Prime Minister resigns.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 25th August 2014
Fiji's interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama gets a mixed reaction while campaigning for the upcoming election among expatriates in Sydney. And, PNG downs reigning champions Ireland to win the AFL International Cup.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 22nd August 2014
We follow the fallout from a death in police custody in Fiji. We hear from the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands on the future of the troubled Goldridge mine. And, the PNG Mosquitoes talk about their bid to claim the AFL International Cup.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 22nd August 2014
In Fiji a potential election candidate rejected because of a minor traffic offence seven years ago and the Pacific Games to be held in PNG next year has an official song.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 21st August 2014
General Jerry Singirok shares his frustrations over the gun problem in PNG and a want-to-be election candidate in Fiji says he's been banned because of a driving offence.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 21st August 2014
The court battle over efforts to grow medical marijuana on Norfolk Island. And, preserving one of the Solomon Islands' smallest language groups.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th August 2014
We look at how effective the growing Chinese aid projects in the Pacific are. What are the issues Tongans want tackled by the politicians they'll elect in November?
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 20 August 2014
PNG police search for more suspects after making their first arrests six months after an asylum seeker was murdered on Manus Island, and business in Tonga look to use their famous rugby players to sell everything from tourism to agricultural exports.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th August 2014
Asylum seeker children in detention in Australia to be moved into the community, and Tonga to hitch a new export drive to its world famous rugby players.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th August 2014
Mining giant Rio Tinito reviews it's involvement in a possible return to the troubled Panguna mine in Bougainville. And, the conservation effort known as the Micronesia Challenge has been hailed as globally significant because of its ambitious goal to...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th August 2014
Fiji's elections office is now sorting through the various candidates wanting to stand in next month's election, determining who is or is not qualified to stand. And, Crime and violence in Papua New Guinea is holding the private sector back.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th August 2014
The PACER Plus free trade deal with pacific countries included in Australia new economic diplomacy initiative, and Rio Tinto review its future as owner of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th August 2014
Calls for federal assistance from American Samoa. Concerns raised that Fiji's military backed prime minister can win September's election.
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