Published: Fri, 02 Dec 16 17:41:05 +1100Copyright: ABC
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:41:05 +1100A first for Papua New Guinea with the news set to be broadcast in sign language. Using smartphones to diagnose scabies in Fiji.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:16:36 +1100Supporters of the West Papuan freedom movement produce an anthem as part of the annual commemorations marking the first raising of the Morning Star and in sport Fijiana are into the quarters finals at the first round of the 2016/2017 World Rugby Sevens Series.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:22:11 +1100Calls for the PNG government to cut the rate of personal income tax. The World Bank announces funding to bring broadband internet to Fiji's Vanua Levu.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:21:06 +1100In Papua New Guinea, there's a call to cut income tax rates shift the revenue raising burden elsewhere. And, after Hekari Utd owner John Kapi Natto is ruled ineligible to stand for the Presidency of the PNG FA, he calls for FIFA to investigate the incumbent, David Chung.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:22:19 +1100A no-confidence motion thrown out before a vote in Vanuatu. Houses burned down as police search for gunmen from last week's shooting in PNG's Hela Province.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:16:44 +1100Papua New Guinea gets international recognition as one of National Geographic's 21 must-see tourist destinations and the FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup Final in Port Moresby on Saturday will be a battle between North Korea, the team that topped PNG's group, and France.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:19:36 +1100Fijian diplomats top the list for unpaid traffic fines in Australia's national capital and we look ahead to NZ's first ever world title fight, a boxing match that will have a distinctly Samoan flavour.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:25:05 +1100A tax increase for low-income workers who live in company-provided houses in Papua New Guinea. Communities from Tonga, Samoa and Cook Islands grieve after a fishing tragedy in New Zealand.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:17:29 +1100Predictions that far fewer candidates will contest Papua New Guinea's elections next year if government plans price for a big nomination fee price hike come to fruition. And, the high-profile launch in Fiji of a smartphone app, which the developer claims can recharge a handset without using power.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:28:31 +1100The lawyer of the nine men convicted in Fiji's Vilikesa Soko case launches an appeal. And, a desperate food shortage on Bougainville's Nissan Island after a year of extreme rainfall.