4 Aug 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 4 August 2017

From , 5:06 am on 4 August 2017

The true success of the Pacific region's peacekeeping intervention is now being tested in Solomon Islands as the country charts its own course; A relative of villagers in Indonesia's Papua region caught up in a fatal police shooting says they're calling for the police to take responsibility for the incident; Despite the emergence of a government in Papua New Guinea, questions remain over the legitimacy of the general election; The establishment of a Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science has been given the green light; A former Nauru cabinet minister, who is one of 16 people facing charges over a protest, says the government's decision to have the case heard by an Australian judge vindicates their stand over interference in the judiciary; Pacific sides are among the contenders for the AFL International Cup, which gets underway in Melbourne this weekend.