15 Jul 2015

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 15 July 2015

From , 3:06 pm on 15 July 2015

The Northern Marianas is considering declaring a state of emergency after a telecomms cable was cut; democracy in Tonga is under the microscope amid confusion over who has the authority to ratify CEDAW; researchers say the Pacific faces enormous costs to protect coastal infrastructure from climate change; a report from Samoa finds modern interpretation of local traditions are hamper women in community leadership; Vanuatu Health authorities are working with the media to combat lifestyle diseases.