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In PNG, concern refugees will never be resettled

The Manus MP Ronnie Knight says he doubts whether any of the the asylum seekers held on Manus and found to be refugees will be permanently resettled in Papua New Guinea.


PNG military operation successful, says governor

The Governor of Hela province in Papua New Guinea, Anderson Agiru, says a military operation to quell tribal fighting in the province is bearing good results.


Solomons govt warned on security

The new Solomon Islands government has been warned to tread carefully in the transition or withdrawal of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands.


CNMI killer cop dies

In the Northern Marianas, the police say an officer who fatally shot his girlfriend at her workplace in Garapan on Friday has died.


New process for US visas in Samoa office

The United States Embassy in Apia will now be able to process applications and print visitor visas without sending them to the Auckland office.


Miss Samoa crowned Miss Pacific Islands

Miss Samoa Latafale Auva'a has won the first Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Apia.


Latest from Dateline Pacific

  • Dateline Pacific evening edition for 19 December 2014 ( 20′ 17″ )

    NZ's defence minister visits Fiji, signalling a thawing relationship; New Caledonia's ruling anti-independence camp is in disarray; A new West Papuan movement claims its unified behind a single goal; PNG political parties face deregistration; Cuts to Australia's aid budget labelled 'unfair and cruel'


  • Protest over Fiji TV sackings ( 3′ 25″ )

    The controversial sacking of two senior staff from Fiji TV has caused an uproar in Fiji and across the Pacific.


  • NZ defence keen to 're-engage' with Fiji ( 3′ 20″ )

    A visit by New Zealand's defence minister to Fiji signals the thawing of an icy relationship between the two countries following the 2006 coup.


  • New Caledonia's anti-independence camp is in disarray ( 2′ 07″ )

    New Caledonia's ruling anti-independence camp is in disarray after the collapse of the territorial government.


  • Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 December 2014 ( 19′ 12″ )

    A new West Papuan movement claims its unified behind single goal; PNG political parties face de-registration; Cuts to Australia's aid budget are labelled 'unfair and cruel'; There's a ray of hope for Pacific cocoa farmers; Funding problems could force Pacific teams to skip World Hockey League.


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