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Friday  25 July  -  11:36 pm  NZT

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PNG Police to attempt to heal divisions

Thomas Eluh

Leading Police officers in Papua New Guinea have agreed to meet to try and heal divisions following recent political turmoil.


Paga Hill eviction exercise condemned

Paga Hill, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

The International State Crime Initiative has condemned a demolition exercise at Paga Hill in PNG's capital.


Solomons health officials issue measles alert

Girl getting vaccinated.

Solomon Health officials are reminding parents a free vaccination is available for children, following a spate of suspected measles cases.


Major American Samoa store overcomes rat problem

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American Samoa's biggest retail store has reopened after being closed by the Health Department.


Temaru reminds French HC of court ruling

Oscar Temaru

French Polynesia's opposition leader, Oscar Temaru, says he will remind the French High Commissioner to terminate the tenure of President Gaston Flosse.


Academic says Australian PM's absence at Forum 'understandable'

Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

A Fiji academic in Australia says it is understandable that Australia's Prime Minister will not be attending next week's Pacific Islands Forum in Palau.


Latest from Dateline Pacific

  • Dateline Pacific evening edition for 25 July 2014 ( 21′ 17″ )

    French Polynesia's opposition leader lashes out at the French judiciary; Former Solomons Prime Minister supports new police chief appointment; A Fiji group insists public 'conversations' won't breach decree; An NGO warns against Fiji's ratification of a free trade agreement with Europe; Women leaders in Tonga meet for elections training; Vanuatu's oldest political party continues to reconcile with other parties.


  • Temaru lashes out at French judiciary ( 3′ 13″ )

    French Polynesia's opposition leader, Oscar Temaru, has hit out at France over the way it has favoured the veteran politician Gaston Flosse.


  • Appointment of an Australian as Solomon Islands Police Chief ( 3′ 30″ )

    The former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he supports the appointment of an Australian as his country's new Police Commissioner.


  • Fiji's CCF insists 'conversations' will be success ( 3′ 35″ )

    Fiji Citizens Constitutional Forum says its planned constitutional conversations will be successful.


  • Dateline Pacific morning edition for 25 July 2014 ( 19′ 47″ )

    French Polynesia's president looks set to lose his office; Cook Islands Party election victory is marred by allegations of bribery and miscounts;An NGO warns against Fiji's ratification of a free trade agreement with Europe;Women leaders in Tonga meet for elections training;Vanuatu's oldest political party continues to reconcile with other parties; American Samoa's biggest retail store faces an invasion of rats.


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