29 Jan 2014

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 29 January 2014

From , 6:00 am on 29 January 2014

New legislation strengthens role of custom institutions in land deals; American Samoa fishing association feeling hopeful about industry; Acting Premier of Niue says he's not worried about a motion of no confidence and says the opposition is just trying to smear the government; Papua New Guinea says the execution of 13 people currently on death row will happen this year, despite vocal opposition from human rights groups; Tongan health and agriculture officials say the long-term food security and water supply of cyclone-hit Ha'apai could come under threat if there is no more rain before the dry season.