NUKU’ALOFA – March 31, 2018: 1.45pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Prime Minister, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, today denied making a statement regarding Tonga’s involvement in PACER Plus, during the media conference he held on 23 March, as reported in an article published by local website Matangi Tonga on March 26.
RAYONG, Thailand – March 31, 2018: 11.45am (EJN/Nuku’alofa Times): Pacific Environment Journalism Network Coordinator Iliesa Tora was part of a group of Asian Pacific environmental journalists who yesterday visited the proposed $US50 Billion Eastern Economic Corridor site in Naklua, Thailand.
At the moment there are 18 of us staying together in our little tin makeshift shelter in Navutoka; 3 adults and 15 children. There is my husband and myself and 7 of our 9 children and then there is my sister and her 6 children and grandchildren who all came to stay with us after the cyclone. This is our story… NUKU’ALOFA – March 31, 2018: 11.33am (Nuku’alofa Times): One of my daughters and her husband live in Folaha and they have a much sturdier house.
NUKU’ALOFA – March 31: 9.30am (Nuku’alofa Times): Fourteen year old (14) Noelani Day, of the Malolo Swim Club, departs today with her Coach and support Team for Samoa to prepare for her upcoming challenge, the Apolima Strait Swim.
SUVA, Fiji – March 29, 2018: 4.10pm (Fiji Times): A FOUR-member team from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Central Outbreak Response Team have been camped at the Navesau Adventist High School since last week after students became ill.
SUVA, Fiji – March 29, 2018: 4.05pm (FIJI TIMES): The region’s biggest annual tourism event which aims to promote South Pacific destinations received a major boost after Bank South Pacific (BSP) recommitted itself as major partners.
APIA, Samoa – March 29, 2018: 4pm (SAMOA OBSERVER): The Samoa Government has taken the extra step to try and curb alcohol-related incidents by increasing excise tax on liquor to 100 percent.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea: March 29, 2018: 1.10pm (POST COURIER): Climate Change will be one of the major points of discussion during the 2018 APEC meeting in Port Moresby.
RAYONG, Thailand – March 29, 2018: 11.55am (EJN/Nuku’alofa Times): The Pacific Environment Journalism Network, made up of a small but growing group of environment journalists across the region, has been officially welcomed into the global Earth Journalism Network (EJN).
NUKU’ALOFA – March 29: 10.55am (Nuku’alofa Times/TWCCC): I’m 45 years of age living in Makaunga with 10 children; 6 girls and 4 boys.