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Dateline Pacific for 23 October
PNG corrections working to prevent deadly prison breaks; Marshall Islands slams Chinese 'bullies' at Taiwan event in Fiji; Latrines and running water installed in Bougainville communities.
PNG corrections working to prevent deadly prison breaks
Papua New Guinea's Correctional Services are planning new measures to prevent jailbreaks.
Marshall Is slams Chinese 'bullies' at Taiwan event in Fiji
The Marshall Islands has condemned what it calls the ongoing "bullying and intimidating" tactics by China in the Pacific region.
Latrines and running water installed in Bougainville
Dozens of central Bougainville communities have access to running and latrine facilities for the first time.
Dateline Pacific for 22 October 2020
A constitutional change in Tonga raises some questions;Prioritising child nutrition crucial to Pacific health and development goals;Mobile phone use a key to maintaining social contact in remote parts of PNG;Research funding to help focus on vulnerable Pacific communities.
A constitutional change in Tonga raises some questions
The Tonga Parliament has unanimously voted to change the constitution to allow Tongan tradition and custom to be applied in the courts.