Pacific Update: Region's Rugby World Cup teams welcomed in Japan, latest on the plot to assassinate Samoa's PM

In this week’s edition of Pacific Update, Barbara Dreaver has the latest on the plot to assassinate Samoa’s Prime Minister.

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1 NEWS Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver has a round-up of news from the region. Source: 1 NEWS

We also look into shocking footage which has emerged of an alleged assault by Papua New Guinea police and Japan’s Rugby World Cup welcome to Pasifika teams.

And, as usual, check out the Pacific's funniest social media videos of the week in the video above.