SUVA, Fiji – July 24, 2018: 10.15am (RNZ PACIFIC/Pacnews): The incoming head of the Pacific’s Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) aims to focus on “strength through co-operation”.
SUVA, Fiji – July 24, 2018: 10.10am (SPTO/Pacnews): The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) has published its Quarterly Review of Tourist Arrivals to the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) for the first quarter of 2018.
APIA,Samoa – July 24, 2018: 10am (SAMOA OBSERVER/Pacnews): Samoa has become the first country in the Pacific to install battery energy storage systems and micro grid controller.
SUVA, Fiji – July 24, 2018: 12.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times/PHAMA): Farmers in Tonga are taking a renewed interest in growing squash as export demand for this agricultural produce increases.
NUKU’ALOFA – July 24, 2018: 12.45pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Nuku’alofa sidewalka project will be launched on Wednesday in Nuku’alofa.
By ILIESA TORA in Sydney, Australia July 22, 2018: 2pm (Nuku’alofa Times): I am on my way to speak at the 2018 Global News Forum organised by the AsiaVision in Ho Chin Miehn, Vietnam this week.
NUKU’ALOFA, July 13, 2018: 2.30pm (TONGA WIRES): The Tongan Government this year will start repaying the Chinese loan of more than US$100 million that was taken for recovery and reconstruction after the Nuku’alofa riots of 16 November 2006.
NUKU’ALOFA – July 12, 2018: 3.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The newly crowned Miss Heilala Kalo Funganitao has called on Tongans to love and support each, remembering to practice caution on what they say, as she focuses on the upcoming Miss Pacific contest here in Tonga in November.
NEW YORK, USA – July 12, 2018: 3.15pm (UN NEWS CENTRE): Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today, including poverty eradication, gender equality, adaptation to climate change, food security, health, education, sustainable cities, jobs and transport, speakers told a key United Nations forum on sustainable development on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, USA – July 12, 2018: 3.10pm (CLIMATE HOME): Climate change – and the shortages of water and food that come from it – is becoming increasingly linked to conflict, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday, warning that countries most vulnerable to drought and crop failure are also most vulnerable to conflict and fragility.