Friday, August 7th, 2015
NUKU’ALOFA (Nuku’alofa Times/nwc2015): Fiji and Samoa, the South Pacific’s representatives at the Netball World Cup Sydney 2015 lost both their opening matches at the event today.
NUKU’ALOFA-August 7: 4.30pm (MEIDECC/Nuku’alofa Times): A draft Tonga Climate Change Policy will be ready for reviewing by stakeholders from Government, the private sector and non-government organizations later this month, following a two-day workshop that revised the current Policy.
KAZAN, Russia-August 7: 4.25pm (The reporter’s Academy): First up on day five of the World Swims Championship here in Kazan was the Women’s 100m Freestyle.
NUKU’ALOFA-August 7: 4.20pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Lapaha man Tomasi Ma’asi has become the first Tongan athlete to ever win a Gold Medal at any Olympic Games.
KOROR, Palau-August 7: 4.20pm (UNDP): The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Republic of Palau Government signed a cost-sharing agreement to support a new project that will provide statistical evidence that will not only highlight inequalities but provide insights to address current vulnerabilities in Palau.
NUKU’ALOFA-August 7: 4.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Acting Attorney General, Mr ‘Aminiasi Kefu has asked the Supreme Court to rule that the election of Tongatapu 4 Member of Parliament, Mateni Tapueluelu is both unlawful and invalid because the MP had debts to pay in court when he was elected.
SYDNEY, Australia-August 7: 4pm (Australia Rugby): Qantas Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has announced a revamped line-up for The Rugby Championship decider and Bledisloe Cup clash against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
SYDNEY, Australia-August 7: 3.55pm (NZ Rugby): The All Blacks side to play Australia in the opening Bledisloe Cup and Investec Rugby Championship-deciding Test against Australia at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday 8 August has been named, with outside back Nehe Milner-Skudder to make his Test debut.