11 Jul 2019

Dateline Pacific for 11 July 2019

From , 3:04 pm on 11 July 2019

About 5,000 tonnes of the mineral bauxite has spilled into a bay in Solomon Islands where a bulk carrier ran aground earlier this year, spilling thousands of litres of oil; Tuvalu will be able to reclaim more land in its fight against the effects of climate change after receiving approval from the Green Climate Fund; Vanuatu's opposition is calling for a halt to the government's passport scheme, blaming it for the recent and controversial deportations of Chinese nationals, and; The professor of surgery at Fiji's National University says diabetes related amputations account for forty per cent of all hospital operations.