18 Feb 2019

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 18 February 2019

From , 3:05 pm on 18 February 2019

Sport: Solomon Islands Football forfeits U17 World Cup spot; Chimbu election recount to get underway in Goroka today; efforts made to boost anti-corruption reporting; there are hopes the creation of an anti-corruption regional committee will strengthen checks and balances around good governance in the Pacific; the World Bank's vice president for East Asia and the Pacific says there is enough room for China and the western countries in the Pacific; two officials in Vanuatu's government are pushing for criminal charges against people accused of defaming them online.