14 Sep 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 14 September 2018

From , 5:05 am on 14 September 2018

The group dubbed the Nauru 19 has had charges laid after an anti-government protest three years ago thrown out; Thousands of people have been lining up at voter registration booths in Solomon Islands as preparations ramp up towards provincial and national elections early next year; A Vanuatu NGO is urging authorities to set a precedent by prosecuting parties who have breached the Environmental Protection & Conservation Act. Campaign for Justice has conducted weeks of undercover operations probing logging activities in the Vatthe Conservation Area in Big Bay, Santo; An environmental NGO says the Forestry Stewardship Council's reputation is at stake over a case of deforestation by Korean company Korindo in Indonesia's Papua province, and; The European Union says its new funding agreement with marine agencies in the Pacific will help promote sustainable management and sound ocean governance in the region.