10 Sep 2019

Dateline Pacific for 10 September 2019

From , 3:05 pm on 10 September 2019

Two former Fiji parliamentary staffers claim they were made to resign over a video they filmed showing the prime minister shoving an opposition MP; a fire on a fishing vessel in the Marshall Islands was still spewing smoke nearly 24 hours after it first started, forcing crew to abandon ship on Sunday afternoon; A Bougainville MP says policing in the autonomous region needs a huge boost , especially with November's independence referendum approaching; the Norfolk Island Chamber of Commerce is calling for an urgent change in direction by Canberra or the island risks becoming a failed state; Vanuatu's parliamentary opposition says the government has failed to consult adequately about introducing political reforms, as prime minster Charlot Salwai finds himself under pressure.