NUKU’ALOFA – December 15: 11.50am (Nuku’alofa Times): Two nominations have been received for the position of Prime Minister when the nomination period ended at 4.30pm yesterday at the Tonga Legislative Assembly Office here in Nuku’alofa.
NUKU’ALOFA – December 14: 4.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Tongan TOKO 7s team qualified for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Fransisco after taking bronze in rugby sevens at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu last week.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu – December 14: 4pm (WIRES/Pacnews): Legal action against Tonga for withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games has been given full support by members of the Pacific Games Council (PGC) General Assembly at a meeting held on Sunday, December 10, in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
By ANTAS TAVUTI PORT VILA, Vanuatu – December 14: 3.45pm (Van2017): It was the Men’s turn to take centre stage on Wednesday afternoon at the beach-like stadium where some exciting Beach Volleyball has been played this week as part of the Van2017 Pacific Mini Games.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu – December 14: 3.40pm (FIJI TIMES): Team Fiji has written to the Pacific Games Council tribunal in regards to the Aaron Powell’s controversial disqualification in the men’s 100 metres race in the 2017 Pacific Mini Games.
OPINION By LAGI TORIBAU SUVA, Fiji – December 14: 11.35am (PANG/Pacnews): The 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 10 to the 13th needs to stay out of fisheries management.
PARIS, France – December 14: 11.20am (CLIMATE HOME): French President Emmanuel Macron sought to inject some urgency into international climate efforts yesterday with an announcement-packed summit in Paris.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — December 14: 10.40am (UNDP): Strengthening the functioning of Public Accounts Committees (PAC) is essential for Pacific Parliaments to effectively scrutinize public finances, a meeting of Pacific Parliament officials in Wellington heard early this week.
NUKU’ALOFA – December 13: 12.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga will be able to host more international rugby and rugby league matches from now on following the completion of works on the upgraded Te’ufaiva Stadium field.
PARIS, France – December 13: 11.56am (REUTERS/Pacnews): French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives on Tuesday, telling them: “We are losing the battle”.