19 Aug 2016

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 August 2016

From , 5:04 am on 19 August 2016

There is praise for the judiciary in Vanuatu after guilty verdicts this week when already jailed former MPs were convicted on conspiracy charges;In Bougainville there is gratitude, anger and consternation after the latest development in the divestment of shares by mining multi national Rio Tinto; Ball in Australia's court for closure of Manus offshore processing centre; Australian academics call for national summit on asylum seeker issue.