PIR Editing Notes
Pacific Islands Report adheres to The Associated Press editing style. We lightly edit copy obtained from media partners across the Pacific for style, grammar and accuracy. Substantive additions to this copyrighted material are indicated in italic and bracketed as [PIR editor's note...] and are made where background or clarification is deemed necessary or useful.
PIR converts various country currencies cited in stories into U.S. dollars, indicated by brackets [US$], for the convenience of its readers. This conversion is calculated with the online FXConverter (Foreign Exchange Currency Converter) used by Oanda.com.