19 Nov 2013

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 November 2013

From , 7:00 am on 19 November 2013

The Papua New Guinea government says it is firm on introducing compulsory military training for school leavers; Plans for mining in Solomon Islands Isabel province are on hold; A Fiji economist expects the Fiji economy to grow by more than four percent for the next five years; A Cook Islands environmentalist says the Prime Minister's decision to defer the signing of a purse seine fishing agreement is the beginning of her call to phase out the activity; Up to 30 parties in Papua New Guinea could be deregistered over election expenses.