Published: Tue, 25 Apr 17 08:18:23 +1000Copyright: ABC
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:18:23 +1000Thousands of people have gathered at dawn services across the Pacific to take part in Anzac Day commemorations on the 102nd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on Gallipoli Beach. And, the breakaway National Premier League in Papua New Guinea kicked off over the weekend, with a series of matches being played in Port Moresby and Lae.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:20:08 +1000Hundreds take to the streets of Honiara to remember the Chinese couple murdered over Easter. Voters in the French Pacific boycott the Presidential election.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:10:05 +1000Hundreds march through the streets of Honiara to protest about the murder of a well-known Chinese husband and wife over the Easter weekend and PNG Power workers protest over unpaid entitlements putting electricity supplies at risk.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:09:31 +1000PNG's watchdog issues a warning to members of parliament as the election campaign gets underway. Asylum seekers on Manus Island dispute allegations reported by Australia's Immigration Minister that a five year old boy was lured towards the detention centre, sparking a violent incident.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:38:08 +1000Fiji's Olympic gold medal winning sevens coach Ben Ryan is back in town for the launch of a commemorative, and very appropriate $7 note and Australia and New Zealand conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement with most but not all of the Pacific island nations ... Fiji and Papua New Guinea having pulled out ...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:44:00 +1000A New Zealand MP raises concerns about forced marriage in the country's pacific community, and we speak to Australian anti-violence campaigner Rosie Batty about her upcoming trip to Papua New Guinea in support of her Pacific counterparts.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:52:44 +1000Tensions remain on Manus Island as police investigate a shooting incident after a dispute between defense force soldiers and asylum seekers over access to a nearby soccer field. And, a Samoan voyaging canoe travels to remote communities to inspire younger people to take up traditional sailing skills.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:04:09 +1000Beekeepers in PNG call for help in beating a mite that could devastate their hives and the country's honey industry. A Samoan voyaging canoe travels to remote communities to inspire younger people to take up traditional sailing skills.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:29:01 +1000Fears of more violence after shots fired at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea. And, the Pacific's fastest woman Toea Wisil fails to fire at Australia's richest footrace, the Stawell Gift.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:22:26 +1000Fears of more violence to come after shots fired at the Manus Island detention centre on Friday. And, we get a sense of what it's like to work as a journalist in Papua New Guinea's second-biggest, and possibly most violent city.