SAMOA – Samoa Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, has called on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, to act like a leader and keep the peace in Samoa.
VANUATU – The danger of landslides and flash flooding on the Vanuatu island of Ambae is complicating evacuation efforts, with as many as 800 people now sheltering in emergency relief centres.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A business in Papua New Guinea licensed to import plastic shopping bags has questioned the legality of the recent ban imposed by the government.
FRITCH WINS FIRST ROUND OF TAHITI VOTE
FRENCH POLYNESIA – French Polynesia’s ruling Tapura Huiraatira party has been the winner in the first round of the territorial election, securing 43 percent of the vote.