8 Oct 2013

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 8 October 2013

From , 6:00 am on 8 October 2013

A Vanuatu watchdog questions the lack of action over the killing of a recaptured prisoner; Papua New Guinea's government is warned not to divert its HIV funding; Non-government organisations help to carry out disaster-preparedness exercises in Fiji; A plane crash in the Northern Marianas is the Star Marianas airline's second fatal incident in the past year; An academic says the Solomon Islands climate is not conducive to rice growing; A public disagreement in French Polynesia over a call to end tax exemptions for hotel developments; The first ever Fiji-built submarine-like vessel is launched.