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Focusing on the Pacific region, the program brings you interviews with leaders, newsmakers, and people who make the Pacific beat.



Published: Tue, 22 Aug 17 16:17:22 +1000

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 22nd August 2017

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:17:22 +1000

Investigations into the failure of female candidates at Papua New Guinea's election begin. The Australian Government receives a fossil fuel award, but it's not entirely welcome.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170822.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 22nd August 2017

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:59:03 +1000

Concerns in Vanuatu about a shipment of building equipment from China, originally destined for repairs at the international airport in Port Vila. And, The Australian Government recognised with a new 'award' highlighting the country's ongoing promotion of fossil fuels.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170822.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 21st August 2017

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:17:28 +1000

More than a hundred villagers left homeless in Port Moresby after a massive fire. HIV rates are targeted in Fiji through a program to provide free condoms in nightclubs.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170821.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 21st August 2017

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:51:02 +1000

A call for urgently needed funds to help flood victims in PNG's Morobe province. And, the PNG Hunters are minor premiers in the the Intrust Super Cup, just four years after joining the competition.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170821.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th August 2017

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:34:52 +1000

Calls continue for the inquiry into PNG's Manu Manu land scandal that was promised, but has yet to be delivered. Health experts say a lack of essential medical supplies at Fiji's Colonial War Memorial Hospital led to an outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria found in six babies who died at the hospital in June.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_20170818.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th August 2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:22:13 +1000

A seven-million dollar partnership to help eliminate dengue in three Pacific countries. Solomon Islands Police have arrested a 19 year old man in connection with the theft of the memorial plaque from the Bloody Ridge National Park.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170817.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th August 2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:13:36 +1000

Election-related violence in P-N-G's Enga province finally comes to a standstill, but not before the deaths of fifteen people. And, the lawyer for the family of an Iranian refugee who died on Manus Island says the Australian Government might avoid responsibility for his death.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170817.mp3







Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th August 2017

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:54:10 +1000

The new man in charge of Papua New Guinea's much maligned lands ministry says cleaning the place up in the face of continued corruption allegations will be his most important task. North Korea has put its plans to fire missiles towards Guam on hold.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170816.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th August 2017

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:14:59 +1000

Condemnation at the vandalism of a Battle of Guadalcanal monument just a week after it was opened. Residents in Guam march through streets calling for peace.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170815.mp3