20 Jul 2015

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 20 July 2015

From , 3:06 pm on 20 July 2015

The financial cost of a communications blackout in the Northern Marianas; a helicopter races to the rescue of a mother and her triplets in remote Papua New Guinea; the leaders of Polynesian countries are calling for strong political action on climate change; Bank South Pacific puts its plans for Vanuatu and Solomon Islands on hold; China-Taiwan relations could act as a possible brace for Nauru amid tension with New Zealand over aid; Torres Strait Islanders say they will continue fighting for recognition in Australia's constitution.