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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: Fri, 20 Jan 17 08:40:41 +1100

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Pacific Beat AM Podcast 20th January 2017

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:40:41 +1100

A good samaritan in Port Moresby explains how he's been inspired to join the fight against domestic violence in his country. And, we look at why more and more parents in Papua New Guinea are sending their children to school in Australia.

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th January 2016

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:56:38 +1100

The 25th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum has ended in Fiji. Fiji government and opposition MPs work together at the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum.

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Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th January 2017

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:37:58 +1100

PNG MP Ken Fairweather pushes for a woman to be chosen as the country's next Governor General and we consider China's growing influence in the Pacific, and how it's likely to keep on growing in 2017.

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th January 2017

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:51:24 +1100

A Papua New Guinea man accused of badly injuring one of his wives in an attack on Christmas Day has finally been arrested. The Papua New Guinea police force say they've been forced to suspend their officer recruitment programme.

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Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th January 2016

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:38:30 +1100

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill to be the star attraction at the first of a new series of Press Club events aiming to put PNG leaders under the spotlight and former sevens coach Damian McGrath's defamation case against the Samoa Rugby Union stalls again.

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th January 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:39:08 +1100

Efforts underway to get the right sort of humanitarian aid to the Pacific when disaster strikes. Concern about the closure of yet another radio service in the Pacific region.

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Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th January 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:34:46 +1100

Raising Fiji's international profile, as politicians from around the world gather for the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum. And, hopes that Marshall Islands will be fully reconnected to the Internet again within the next 48 hours.

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th January 2016

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:45:06 +1100

Opposition to proposed new by-laws in Fiji. Could the Pacific be the first place to build a floating city?

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Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th January 2017

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:33:04 +1100

What does the political year hold for Vanuatu after 12 months of unparalleled calm in government circles? And, plans to build a floating city in the waters of French Polynesia take a significant step towards becoming a reality.

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Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th January 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:38:46 +1100

PNG police defend their actions against police brutality as Human Rights Watch releases a new report accusing the government of major failures. PNG Correspondent Erik Tzloek reports on the floating, flying plane delivering medicine and much-needed supplies.

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