Sunday 17th December 2017

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Solomon Islands report finds abuse and neglect of children is widespread, Vanuatu's deputy PM to face court next year on charges of allegations of perverting the course of justice, and Banaba Islanders mark 72 years since they were relocated to Fiji.

Honiara's Chinese Association cautious of restrictions on foreign ownership of small businesses

Honiara Mayor Andrew Mua's proposal to ban foreigners from running Kai bars and bus operations in the Solomon Islands capital is getting a mixed response among members of the Chinese community.

Getting a NZ-style ban on smacking children an uphill battle in Samoa

There's been renewed debate in Samoa about the issue of smacking children after a senior Judge called the practice assault - so, given that, what might be learnt from New Zealand's experience?

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