21 Jan 2020

Dateline Pacific for Tuesday 21 January 2020

From , 6:04 am on 21 January 2020

Cyclone Tino cast its shadow over the central South Pacific over the weekend with at least six Pacific countries or territories being impacted in some way; food businesses in the Cook Islands are calling on the government to rethink a strict new health policy it's planning to roll out this year; the Bougainville parliament is sending a team to consult on two planned constitutional changes; the head of Vanuatu's agriculture ministry has suspended the issuing and renewal of all kava export licences, citing concerns that farmers are being ripped off by exporters.