24 Apr 2015

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 24 April 2015

From , 5:05 am on 24 April 2015

A former Bougainville Revolutionary Army leader now campaigning for president says changes still needed for region's new mining laws; women's groups in Fiji are making plans for local body elections despite no date yet announced for the polls; Solomon Islands reviews its draft intellectual property strategy in a push to modernise outdated laws; community leaders in Fiji welcome the launch of the country's first Child Helpline service; the Asian Development Bank calls on Pacific leaders to support reforms to the region's poorly performing state owned enterprises.