13 Jul 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 13 July 2018

From , 3:05 pm on 13 July 2018

Fisheries ministers from around the region have unanimously appointed Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen as the next director general of the Forum Fisheries Agency; work has started on a new chancery building for New Zealand's' High Commission in Niue; There is growing opposition in the Cook Islands to a house planned by a foreign developer on a culturally and environmentally significant part of the island of Rarotonga; getting more women elected, getting young people involved, and trying to tell people what it is they actually do were the main themes when the speakers of the region's parliaments gathered this week; with new forays into the Pacific region, China Radio International is seeking to bridge the gap in understanding about China in other parts of the world;