13 Aug 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 13 August 2018

From , 3:06 pm on 13 August 2018

Many communities in Papua New Guinea's Highlands region remain traumatised and in need of help nearly six months on from a major earthquake; the head of the Samoa Nurses' Association says she will visit the nurse who faces charges related to the death of two babies; a new report has highlighted no change to the sexual exploitation of women by foreign logging workers in Solomon Islands; a new database from Australian think-tank the Lowy Institute aims to improve the transparency of aid in the Pacific and hold donors and recipient countries to account; there are plans to roll-out a natural insect repellent in the Pacific and promote local production, after trials were conducted in New Caledonia.