Published: Wed, 26 Oct 16 17:19:25 +1100Copyright: ABC
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:19:25 +1100Five men who were accused of sorcery and held hostage by local leaders in PNG's Southern Highlands released. Could corn be the answer to stop people going hungry after natural disasters? In Honiara hundreds turn up each week for treatment for dengue fever.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:07:45 +1100Moves are underway in the western Pacific region to boost small-scale island cannery businesses. And, Six men who were accused of sourcery and held hostage by local leaders in the Kagua district of Southern Highland of PNG have been released.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:11:30 +1100Eight men in Vanuatu remanded in custody after appearing in court in custom dress. A former president of East Timor says Donald Trump would provoke instability and disorder if he becomes the next U-S president. More winners from the PNG women's business awards. Leadership training in Melanesia.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:26:15 +1100On the program this hour, we hear from Papua New Guinea gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr Lutty Amos about her efforts to combat cervical cancer and rising sea levels prove a problem in the Marshall Islands as king tides become increasingly common.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:17:02 +1100The latest round of cheque-book diplomacy in the Pacific. Outrage in Solomon Islands over a court decision on tax-free salaries for MPs. The fight for equal pay for women in PNG.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:11:55 +1100Could the 14 MPs serving jail time for bribery and corruption in Vanuatu have their convictions overturned. And, Telikom Papua New Guinea's general manager of IT is recognised for her fight for equal pay for women with a national award.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:27:57 +1100
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:13:36 +1100Papua New Guinea government's reveals plans to build a brand new conference centre on Port Moresby's Ella Beach to house the APEC Summit in 2018 and it's bling time at the Central Coast 7s, with Olympic gold medallists from Fiji and Australia set to strut their stuff over the weekend.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:18:54 +1100A Vanuatu chief returns to court after being jailed for contempt for appearing in traditional dress. A landmark study hoping to reduce the rates of rheumatic heart disease in East Timor.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:25:39 +1100A new method of video storytelling - virtual reality - documents the experience of the people of Bougainville rebuilding their lives after conflict and a landmark study into the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease amongst the young people of East Timor gives doctors hope they can catch and treat the disease early.