24 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 24 February 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 24 February 2017

Village chiefs in Samoa have agreed to ban foreign businesses from customary land; PNG's Lae university is looking to bounce back after a tough academic year in 2016; And there are claims of political interference in Fiji over recent public service dismissals;Claims of political interference in recent dismissals in Fiji; American Samoa's long-serving former congressman dies at 73; And the World Bank will almost triple its support to the Pacific.