28 Jun 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 June 2017

From , 3:06 pm on 28 June 2017

Papua New Guinea's former prime minister Sir Mekere Morauta says the national election is being rigged under the watch of the Electoral Commissioner; the latest attack on a Manus Island detainee shows it is too dangerous for refugees to settle in Papua New Guinea, according to advocates; an anti torture protestor in Fiji has been released after spending a second night in police cells and two days of questioning; there is still dissension among family members who are still opposed to the chosen candidate for the high paramount chief title of Malietoa in Samoa; RAMSI is hailed as a Pacific success story by the Solomons PM; a superbug outbreak in Fiji is linked to a shortage of supplies and an Australian TV series labeled offensive to Tonga is scheduled for release in New Zealand.