28 Jan 2014

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 28 January 2014

From , 6:00 am on 28 January 2014

West Papua is described as a place marked by fear and violence during a hearing with an EU parliament committee; A women's group in the Marshall Islands says it is doing what it can do combat alarming rates of child malnutrition and diabetes in the country; The Vanuatu National Nurses Association disagrees with plan to bring in doctors from South Korea to train local nurses; A PNG court orders stop to Ok Tedi waste dumping pending a substantive hearing; The United Front for a Democratic Fiji says the fisheries ministry has failed to address problems in the tuna industry with urgency; The Papua New Guinea government is urged to allow people to develop government leasehold land in Central Province so people can grow food to sell to those working on the LNG project.