26 Aug 2019

Dateline Pacific for 26 August 2019

From , 5:05 am on 26 August 2019
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The World Health Organisation says 2019 so far has been a bad year for dengue fever in the whole Pacific Region; Taiwan's Foreign Minister says his country's ties with Solomon Islands are strong, as debate rages between MPs there over whether to switch ties to China; conservation efforts in the Cook Islands over the last 30 years have brought one of the nation's most iconic birds - the Kakerori - back from the brink of extinction; an NGO that has been speaking with veterans in Bougainville says many still face issues and they need more support to re-integrate into normal life in Bougainville; researchers at the University of Guam have found climate data from coral in an unlikely environment.