15 Aug 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 15 August 2017

From , 5:05 am on 15 August 2017

Community groups in Guam are calling for peace amid the bellicose rhetoric from the United States and North Korea; Activists in Papua New Guinea say the newly re-elected government needs to step up and rein in illegal logging; There is a push for the Pacific Islands Forum to develop regional foreign policy to counter expanding risks in the Pacific; Twenty dead in PNG as election-linked bloodbath continues; Fiji employment data not as good as it would seem - economist; A majority of the known political prisoners in Papua are now free, and; Samoa's attorney general supports an increase in alcohol tax.