We can all agree that a free press reporting the news without political control is one of the important pillars of a democratic society. Take this away and democracy willRead More
OPINION By ILIESA TORA Nuku’alofa – October 4, 2018: 10am (Nuku’alofa Times): I am going to vote through the ballot papers in November.
Open, predictable and fair global food markets can help strengthen climate change response efforts and contribute to fighting hunger, says new report ROME, Italy – September 18, 2018: 9.05pm (FAO):Read More
By Michael Dean, Director, Free Trade Agreement Outreach Section CANBERRA, Australia – June 29, 2018: Did you know Australia currently has ten Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with sixteen countries and moreRead More
OPINION By LAGI TORIBAU SUVA, Fiji – December 14: 11.35am (PANG/Pacnews): The 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 10 to the 13thRead More
By His Excellency Wang Baodong – Chinese Ambassador to Tonga NUKU’ALOFA – November 27: 2.40pm (Chinese Embassy): The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was successfully heldRead More
By LOPETI SENITULI (This first appeared on Mr Senituli’s Facebook Page) NUKU’ALOFA-August 30: 4.08pm (Nuku’alofa Times): I have been asked whether I stand by my opinion that former Prime MinisterRead More
June 27: 12:18pm(Nuku’alofa Times): The landmark Paris Agreement on climate change was a key achievement of multilateralism, of which both the European Union (EU) and the Pacific countries should be proud.
Opinion by Roger-Mark De Souza WASHINGTON, USA-June 12: 11:16am(NEWSWEEK): If President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S from the Paris climate deal leads to increased emissions, it could pull the plugRead More
By PETER HARDING NUKU’ALOFA-May 24: 1:53pm(Nuku’alofa Times): The analysis of the pools for Tonga moving towards the upcoming Rugby World Cup must take into account two issues, the first is theRead More