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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017


Commission challenged

Commission Chair Ms Rhea Christian-Moss (left) with Phillipines Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol (white shirt) and other delegates after the official opening of the 14th WCPFC meeting here in Manila earlier this morning. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By ILIESA TORA in MANILA MANILA, Phillipines – December 3: 3.37pm (Nuku’alofa Times): This year’s 14th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission here in Manila opened this morning with calls challenging members who will deliberate on the best practices for tuna and fisheries management in the region.

Japan,South Korea face condemnation for their proposal for a code of conduct

Mr James Movick. Photo: NUKU'ALOFA TIMES

By Pita Ligaiula in Manila, Philippines MANILA – December 2: 11.15pm (PACNEWS): A proposal from Japan and South Korea for a ‘code of conduct’ for fisheries observers has been condemned by Pacific nations and environment organisations attending the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Manila.

Australia beats England 6-0 to win 2017 Rugby League World Cup

The Kangaroos celebrate their win with Mal Meninga

BRISBANE, Australia – December 2: 10.11pm ( Mel Maninga became the first man to captain and coach Australia to World Cup glory as the Kangaroos summoned every ounce of courage to break England’s hearts at the Suncorp Stadium today.