24 Jan 2020

Dateline Pacific for 24 Jan 2020

From , 5:05 am on 24 January 2020

For the first time in months, Samoa's hospitals are empty of measles patients; Papua New Guinea health officials are to screen incoming travellers for coronavirus at the country's borders; today, 24th January 2020, marks the thirty-year anniversary of RNZ Pacific, formerly called RNZ International; the suspension of three workers from the Tonga Broadcasting Commission has sent a chilling message to journalists, the Pacific Freedom Forum says; a Papua New Guinean academic and lawyer says a new partnership signed by police and an Australian miner sends the wrong message to the public.