SUVA, Fiji–September 21: 9.10 (PFIP): Four primary schools in Fiji and three teachers have each been awarded Financial Education (FinED) Innovation Awards for their commitment to applying financial education learnings through innovative projects as part of the inaugural RBF Financial Education Innovation Awards.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 20: 12pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Bishop Afa Vaka is the first bishop of the new diocese of Tonga’s Anglican Church.
By STAFF REPORTERS NUKU’ALOFA-September 16: 1.17pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga’s political events in the past three weeks took the region by surprise.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 16: 1pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Bishop Afa Vaka is to be ordained tomorrow as Tonga’s new Anglican Bishop.
SUVA, Fiji – September 12: 4.12pm (FBC NEWS): Faizul Arif Ali has been appointed the Governor of the Reserve Bank for a term of five years.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – September 12: 4.05pm (STUFF NZ): Auckland’s largest mumps outbreak in years is affecting the Pacific Island community worst.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea-September 12: 4pm (POST COURIER): Twelve members of Papua New Guinea’s oldest political party Pangu has defected to the Government, leaving four on the Opposition bench.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 12: 3.43pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva lied to the people of Tonga and the world when he claimed former Deputy Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni and Finance Minister Tevita Lavemaau had known about the King’s plan to dissolve Parliament last month.
APIA, Samoa – September 11: 4.30pm (SAMOA OBSERVER): The leaders of the Pacific Island Forum have strongly condemned North Korea for threatening to send a nuclear missile to Guam.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 11: 4pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications, Mr Paula Ma’u this morning presented prizes and certificates to the winners of the R2R/Environment Photo Competition here at the Environment Department conference room on Vuna Road in Nuku’alofa.