16 Dec 2016

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 16 December 2016

From , 5:05 am on 16 December 2016

The capital of Papua New Guinea's Hela province is in lockdown after another tribal fight involving automatic guns and drive-by shooting caused damage and terrified locals on Sunday as tari has again descended into lawlessness; The environmental group, WWF, regrets the failure of a European Union move to place limits on shark finning at last week's meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission; An 18 year old male in Tonga has been charged with attempted suicide; A Vanuatu anti-violence demonstration is planned for tomorrow in Port Vila; Refugees stuck on Manus relish chance to play cricket.