30 Jun 2015

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 29 June 2015

From , 5:06 am on 30 June 2015

The Tonga government's expensive advertorial in Forbes magazine is raising eyebrows; The Indonesian government says it wants to help with the economic and developmental challenges of Melanesia; Papua New Guinea's prime minister is calling for an investigation into allegations of high-level money laundering; A historic ruling is delivered in a corruption case involving a former governor of the Northern Marianas; Political uncertainty in the Cook Islands is being called a bad look as it prepares for its 50th anniversary celebrations; And a coalition of civil societies is calling for a stronger stance on climate change from the Pacific Islands Forum.