Wednesday 28th January 2015

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PNG cabinet minister calls for police force review

Updated 28 January 2015, 10:49 AEDT

A senior Papua New Guinea cabinet minister is calling for a review into the arming of the police force after the shooting and killing of two unarmed villagers.

Solomon Islands PM launches ambitious agenda for government

Updated 27 January 2015, 17:58 AEDT

Recently elected Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare has launched an ambitious agenda for his government, including programs to tackle corruption, boost economic growth and improve the way democracy works.

Tackling mercury pollution a global responsibility

Updated 27 January 2015, 12:04 AEDT

With the Pacific's reliance on its huge oceans and the billions of fish in it, the issue of mercury waste is a significant concern.

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