3 Aug 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 3 August 2017

From , 3:05 pm on 3 August 2017

Despite the emergence of a government in Papua New Guinea, questions remain over the legitimacy of the general election; The establishment of a Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science has been given the green light; A former Nauru cabinet minister, who is one of 16 people facing charges over a protest, says the government's decision to have the case heard by an Australian judge vindicates their stand over interference in the judiciary; One man dead, several injured in West Papua police shooting; Latest figures show glaring PNG govt financial mismanagement; Forum review of gender and human rights underway in Vanuatu.