Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

 

No room for politics in climate change, says former Kiribati President Tong

Former President Tong planting mangroves with youths in Kiribati

BENGALURU, India-October 10: 4.15pm (NEW INDIAN EXPRESS): Some four years ago, headlines about a country “sinking into the sea” drew the world’s attention to the Republic of Kiribati, an island in the Central Pacific, over 5,000 km northeast of Australia.


League in Tonga on the rise with World Cup tilt and promising new academy

Former NRL star Brent Kite (L) and others are trying to set up an academy to nurture Tongan rugby league talent.

By Jodan Perry SYDNEY, Australia-October 10: 3.55pm (ABC): The upcoming Rugby League World Cup received a huge hit of publicity when Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita turned their backs on the Kiwis and Kangaroos respectively to play for Tonga.


Huge earthquake rattles Tonga – Pacific Ring of Fire on alert

Tonga has been hit by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake

A HUGE earthquake has hit Tonga, putting the Pacific Ring of Fire on alert. By JOEY MILLAR LONDON, England-October 10: 3.45pm (http://www.express.co.uk): Tonga was hit by the earthquake at 3.04am local time.


Kangaroos captain takes a swipe at Tonga-bound Andrew Fifita

Kangaroos captain Cameron Smith

BRISBANE,Australia-October 10: 3.35pm (BRISBANE TIMES): Australian rugby league captain Cameron Smith has taken a swipe at Andrew Fifita’s last-minute change of allegiance, but said he would welcome the Tongan forward back in the green and gold next season if he was selected.