HONOLULU, Hawaii-February 23, 2018: 11.20am (Western Union): To support communities affected by Cyclone Gita, Western Union, a leader in cross border, cross currency money movement, has activated fee-free* money-transfers to Tonga from around the world.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand-February 21, 2018: 8pm (PACIFIC PERISCOPE): Over the past 10 years, several Pacific Island nations have sent their best and strongest workers to participate in New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand-February 21, 2018: 7.55pm (PACIFIC PERISCOPE): More than 30 exporters from ten Pacific Island countries will be exhibiting their products at the specially designed Pacific Hub at the Pasifika Festival in Auckland next month.
SUVA, Fiji – February 21, 2018: 7.50pm (FIJI TIMES): A dengue outbreak has been declared in Nadi and Ba.
SUVA, Fiji–February 21: 7.45pm (EU): The European Commission has mobilised its emergency assistance tools following significant damage caused by tropical cyclone Gita in the South Pacific, in particular the islands of Tonga.
LONDON, England-February 21, 2018: 7.40pm (ESCAP News): The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) one of the world’s largest multilateral development banks – has launched Engage, a new digital platform which will promote technological and scientific solutions to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
SUVA, Fiji-February 21, 2018: 7.25pm (PIFS): The deadline for application for membership of the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism (SSCR) has been extended to this Friday, February 23 (2018).
AUCKLAND, New Zealand-February 20, 2018: 3.30pm (Heilala Vanilla/Nuku’alofa Times): In response to the devastating impact of Cyclone Gita, New Zealand based vanilla brand Heilala Vanilla has announced it will provide aid to badly affected farming communities on the island of ‘Eua.
NUKU’ALOFA-February 20, 2018: 10.35am (Nuku’alofa Times/Digicel): Digicel Tonga has restored 98 percent of its network here in Tonga, following devastation caused by Cyclone Gita last week.
NUKU’ALOFA-February 19, 2018: 10.50am (Nuku’alofa Times): Fiji’s Roving Ambassador to Tonga, Ratu Tui Cavuilati is in Nuku’alofa at the moment to hold talks on his country’s assistance to the Kingdom following Cyclone Gita’s davastation here last week.