6 Jun 2013

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 6 June 2013

From , 3:00 pm on 6 June 2013

A China foreign policy scholar says Friday's meeting between the presidents of the USA and China bodes well for the region; Oxfam is urging Pacific countries to sign the UN small arms treaty, saying it could help prevent future conflicts in the region; EU experts call for a tightening of food laws in Vanuatu; a Bougainville group calls for respect for the sanctity of life; a seabed minerals expert says time is right for rare earth mining; and the new PNG league administration says stability is here to stay.