8 Nov 2019

Dateline Pacific for 8 November 2019

From , 5:05 am on 8 November 2019

Samoa's Ministry of Health is looking into the death of a two year old boy as the number of suspected measles cases in the country climbs; Jerry Singirok talks of value of Bougainville reconciliation; rescuing asylum seekers from Papua New Guinea's Bomana prison is the aim of a group privately sponsoring the resettlement of refugees in Canada: LGBTQI advocates in Cook Islands are decrying a move to maintain the criminalisation of sex between men; a government delegation conducting awareness talks in Malaita Province this week has been met with a lot of hostility over the lack of consultation around its diplomatic switch from Taiwan to China in September.