Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
WELLINGTON, New Zealand-June 28: 5:06pm(New Zealand Herald): Jonah Lomu believed he was infertile before his wife fell pregnant with their eldest son.
By Shane J. Cronin, Marco Brenna, Ian E. M. Smith, Simon Barker, Manuela Tost, Murray Ford, Sisi Tonga’onevai, Taaniela Kula, and Rennie Vaiomounga NUKU’ALOFA-June 28: 1:39pm(Earth and Space Science News): A recent volcanic eruption near Tonga in the southwest Pacific created a new island, giving scientists a rare opportunity to explore the volcanic record of this remote region.
MANDALUYONG, Philippines-June 28: 1:29pm(Clean-Tech Business Review): The Asian Development Bank has given its approval for the creation of a new Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility, which will provide financial support to a series of renewable energy projects and sector reforms across Pacific island countries.
NUKU’ALOFA-Sune 28: 12:46pm(Nuku’alofa Times): Talu mei he liliu fakamuimui ki he totongi ‘o e ‘uhila ‘a ia na’e fakahoko ‘i he ‘aho 1 ‘Epeleli 2017, na’e holo ai ‘a e totongi ‘o e lolo hu mai ‘a ia ‘oku ngaue’aki ‘e he Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga ki hono ngaohi ‘o e ‘uhila ‘aki ‘a e seniti ‘e 5.57 (4.08%) ki he lita mei he seniti ‘e 136.68 ki he lita ki he seniti ‘e 131.11 ‘i he he’ene a’u mai ki he faka’osinga ‘o Sune 2017, ‘a ia kuo tali ‘eRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-June 28: 12:38pm(Nuku’alofa Times): Since the last Electricity Tariff adjustment came into effect on the 1 st April 2017, the landed cost of diesel used by Tonga Power Ltd to generate electricity has decreased by 5.57 seniti (4.08%) per litre.
NUKU’ALOFA-June 28: 12:27pm(Nuku’alofa Times): The Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) successfully conducted the marking and celebration of the 2017 Olympic Day in the northern island of Vava’u in the Kingdom of Tonga last Saturday 24th June.
RAMSI hailed a success for regional partnership as final Enhanced Consultative Meeting held in Solomon Islands
HONIARA, Solomon Islands-June 12: 12:18pm(Nuku’alofa Times):The Pacific Islands Forum’s Enhanced Consultative Mechanism (ECM) on the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) held its final meeting yesterday in Honiara with the operation being hailed an exemplary story of regional partnership and a perfect illustration of what can be done when applying Pacific solutions to Pacific problems.
NUKU’ALOFA-June 28: 10:44am(RNZI):Any hope of Tonga hosting the 2019 Pacific Games has officially ended now with parliament voting against a motion to do so.
NUKU’ALOFA-June 28: 10:41am(RNZI):Tongan authorities are hoping a week-long camp for students will help address increasing cases of youth fighting in the country.