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Sunday, November 29th, 2015


Regional network to improve gender and protection in the Pacific

SUVA, Fiji-November 30: 12.49pm (UNDP): Recognising the need to advance gender and protection issues during times of disasters made worse by climate change impacts, a network comprising of government officials from Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu has been set up to provide a platform to share information, experiences and best practices.

Pacific Forum Leaders Confirm France’s Support in the lead up to COP 21

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PARIS, France-November 30: 6.55am (PIFS):Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum and the Republic of France met in Paris on Saturday at the 4th France-Oceania Summit.

Mia Kami makes music from the soul

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By ZAMELIA GINA SUVA, Fiji-November 29: 6.30pm (The Fiji Times): While she may be only 17 years old, Amelia — commonly known as Mia — Kami’s popularity has grown steadily throughout her years because of both her musical talents and general popularity.

Fe’ao is new TRU interim President and Chairman

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NUKU’ALOFA-November 29: 6.16pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Former Tonga rugby captain Fe’ao Vunipola has been elected the interim President for the Tonga Rugby Union.

Riverton star Tiena Afu a girl on the move

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By TOM WHARTON | The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE, USA-November 29: 6.03pm: Riverton forward Tiena Afu is a girl on the move.

Eletricity costs goes down from December 1

NUKU’ALOFA-November 29: 5.58pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Locals will be paying less for electricity from December 1.

OPINION: PM digs his own political grave


By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA-November 29: 5.40pm (Nuku’alofa Times): This is serious and Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva has dug his own political grave.

Cyclone Tuni warning for Northern islands, Samoa and Niue

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NUKU’ALOFA-November 29: 5.28pm (Nuku’alofa Times/RNZI): A tropical depression that has developed overnight into category 1 Tropical Cyclone Tuni is moving to the east of Niuatoputapu. Continuing Tropical Cyclone advisories are being issued today by Fua’amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre.

Tonga Under-20’s start well at Oceania rugby meet

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NUKU’ALOFA-November 29: 5.24pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Liueli Fusimalohi-coached Tonga Under-20s rugby team started their Oceania qualifiers well yesterday when they thumped Vanuatu 81-0.