17 Aug 2015

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 17 August 2015

From , 3:06 pm on 17 August 2015

Farmers in Papua New Guinea's Highlands region are calling for reforms as agricultural output continues to decline; PNG's prime minister remains upbeat about his government's management of the economy, despite warnings about the country's fiscal position; The United States says it is working on an answer to an appeal for relocation from a Marshallese community; Papua New Guinea's Electoral Commissioner is pleased with the conducting of two recent by-elections; Tourism Fiji is goes out of its way to woo visitors from the greater China region; And Samoa believes in a brighter future after achieving a top ten finish at the Netball World Cup in Sydney.