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Thursday, November 16th, 2017


Westpac disciplined for breaching banking rules


AUCKLAND, New Zealand – November 15: 8.52pm (RNZI): Westpac has been disciplined by the Reserve Bank for breaking the rules meant to keep banks safe against financial crisis.

New Solomons PM aims to restore services to rural areas

Rick Hou Photo: Solomon Star

HONIARA, Solomons – November 15: 8.50pm (RNZI): The new Solomon Islands prime minister Rick Hou says one of his new government’s priorities is to restore basic services to rural areas.

Tonga goes to the polls today

Former Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva will be out to win his seat again

BONN, Germany – November 15: 8.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): It’s going on to 9pm here in Bonn, Germany on Wednesday evening.

COP23 has been successful for Tonga: Paula Ma’u

Mr Paula Ma'u presenting Tonga's MACBIO report at the IUCN side event here at the COP23 today. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA (Compliments of Deutsche Welle Academy/UNFCCC)   BONN, Germany – November 15: 6.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga can go back home with a lot taken out of the COP23 here in Bonn, Germany.