3 May 2019

Dateline Pacific for 3 May 2019

From , 3:06 pm on 3 May 2019

An Indonesian court has jailed a Polish man for five years after he was convicted of treason for meeting with West Papuan rebels; Papua New Guinea politics is going through one of its spells of fluidity ahead of a planned vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill. In the past week, a number of MPs have announced their resignation from Mr O'Neill's People's National Congress. The parliament's second biggest party is also in turmoil; It's barbaric a suicidal refugee was held in a police cell on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, an advocate says; Fiji is the first Pacific country to host an Asian Development Bank Board of Governors meeting with around 3000 delegates visiting Nadi for the 52nd ADB annual gathering, and; An orchestra with a number of Pacific and Maori members feature in a new photo exhibition.