3 May 2013

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 3 May 2013

From , 3:08 pm on 3 May 2013

A long-awaited announcement in Fiji on the registration of political parties; the luxury yacht Phocea finally leaves Port Vila amid questions over the boat's registration; Gaston Flosse is poised to retake power in Tahiti; scepticism in Papua New Guinea over the government's plans to implement the death penalty; there are warnings that lawlessness in PNG's Hela province could affect the future of the Liquefied Natural Gas project; and we hear about a drought emergency declared in the Marshall Islands.