5 Oct 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 5 October 2017

From , 4:04 pm on 5 October 2017

Vanuatu's prime minister has promised the thousands evacuated from the island of Ambae that they will return home; UNICEF's field office chief in Vanuatu says children displaced by the volcanic eruption on Ambae island are in urgent need of support; UN urged to resolve unfinished business of Papuan self-determination; PACER-plus signatories urged to closely examine their commitments; Tongan lawyer hoping third time lucky in next month's poll.