8 Dec 2014

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 8 December 2014

From , 4:06 pm on 8 December 2014

More chopping and changing on the eve of the prime ministerial elections in Honiara; Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister defends his Government's strategy to address the budget deficit; the Democratic Party comes out on top in a Cook Islands recount; last week's Tuna Commission talks are described as 'phenomenally disappointing'; many more years lie ahead to clean up World War 2 bombs from the region; how the Pacific stands to benefit from Asia's growing middle-class.