26 Jan 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 26 January 2018

From , 6:04 am on 26 January 2018

Social media is being blamed for fanning the flames of sorcery-related attacks in Papua New Guinea; the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat is out talking to member countries about what they'd like their leaders to cover in two important meetings this year; Fiji's largest Hindu organisation says security has been stepped up at Hindu temples in the wake of four attacks in December; Papua New Guinea Leadership Tribunals will no longer have to follow strict rules of evidence when determining the truth of allegations against elected representatives and department heads; a Tongan student who lost a leg in a bus crash in New Zealand on Christmas Eve a year ago says he can no longer pursue some of his dreams.