Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

 

People with disabilities can help if given the right opportunities

Mr Setareki Macanawai says people with disabilities can contribute alot to their countries if given the right opportunities and encouragement

MANILA, Phillipines – December 2: 4.12pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Persons with disabilities in the Pacific can effectively contribute to sustainable and resilient development if provided the space and an enabling environment that encourages them to contribute on an equal basis with others.


Nominations for Prime Minister called for

Interim Speaker Lord Tangi has called for nominations for PM

NUKU’ALOFA-December 2: 2.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Nominations for Prime Minister is now open.


Emotional scenes flare at Tuna negotiations

Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) Chair, Jenny Baldwin speaking at the press conference. Photo: LISA WILLIAMS LAHARI

By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA,  December 2: 8.45am (PACNEWS): There were emotional scenes yesterday at special meeting on tropical tuna in the lead up to next week’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).


Tuna Commission begins urgent talks on new fishing rules

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By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA – December 1: 9.12pm (PACNEWS): The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission(WCPFC) is currently holding its second Intersessional meeting in Manila this weekend and next week to progress the draft bridging measure for tropical Tunas that expires at the end of this month.