19 Jul 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 July 2018

From , 5:06 am on 19 July 2018

The President of Bougainville has raised concerns that the Papua New Guinea Government is not pulling its weight as the region prepares for its referendum on independence from PNG; A Tongan NGO is aiming to boost the disaster preparedness of locals to help avoid some of the psychosocial issues that were created out of February's Cyclone Gita; Two notorious strongmen of the Pacific, Sitiveni Rabuka and Frank Bainimarama, are up against each other in the Fiji election due this year, so how will their contest play out?, and; A proposed international rugby league calendar gets Pacific support.