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Thursday, March 30th, 2017


Trump overturns Obama climate change policies

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WASHINGTon, USA-March 30: 11:13am(RNZI): Donald Trump has signed an executive order to overturn key parts of the Obama administration’s plan to tackle global warming. The Energy Independence undoes the Clean Power Plan which required states to slash carbon emissions and cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. Regulations on oil, gas and coal production are to be reviewed. There will be new, less restrictive rules on methane emissions from the oil and industry and more freedom to sell coal leases from federal lands.

Tonga’s princess delivers Letter of Credentials to PNG Governor General

Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Tu’kuaho presents her letter of credentials to Governor-General Bob Dadae. (Post Courier)

Port MORESBY, Papua New Guinea-March 30: 10:10am(Post Courier): Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Tu’kuaho, High commissioner-designate of the kingdom of Tonga to Papua New Guinea presented her letter of credentials to Governor-General Bob Dadae Tuesdayat Government House. Dadae accepted, on behalf of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, the Government and the People of Papua New Guinea, the Letter of Credence by which King Tupou VI, appointed as High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Tonga to Papua New Guinea, and also the Letter of recall of your predecessor. “On that note, IRead More

NZ hungry for Pacific products


AUCKLAND, New Zealand-March 30: 9:58am(RNZI): An appetite for pacific products in New Zealand’s food and beverage industry is fast on the rise. Pacific Island Trade and Invest’s Auckland commissioner says more distributors in the industry are jumping on board to form partnership deals with exporters from the region. The organisation helps market developing businesses from Pacific Island forum member countries across international markets.