NEW YORK, U.S.A – September 17, 2018: 3.22pm (UN NEWS CENTRE): With record-breaking heat once again enveloping the earth this year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said it was also “a pivotal time for climate action”, marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, on Sunday.
ALOFI, Niue – September 17, 2018: 3.15pm (RNZ PACIFIC): Niue’s Premier Sir Toke Talagi says the Pacific Islands Forum is stuck in limbo and making little progress.
HONIARA, Solomon Islands – September 13, 2014: 6pm (FFA/Joint PR): The fish that thrive in our waters are of great importance to Pacific Island countries.
By EPELI NAKAUTOGA NADI, Fiji – September 12, 2018: 3.45pm (IUCN): Marine Spatial Planning is the way forward for a healthier Pacific Ocean.
NUKU’ALOFA – September 12, 2018: 2.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): A total of 55 villages around the rural areas of Tongatapu now have power supply thanks to the New Zealand government.
YAREN, Nauru – September 8, 2018: 10am (PIF/FFA): Pacific Forum Leaders have welcomed the increased air surveillance capacity of the new Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Aerial Surveillance Program funded by Australia.
SYDNEY, Australia – September 5, 2018: 9.15am (NRL): International rugby league is set to receive a huge shot in the arm, with confirmation World Cup giant killers Tonga will play Tests against Australia and New Zealand.
NUKU’ALOFA – September 5, 2018: 12pm (TAL Media): Work on extpanding the Tonga Airports Limited Arrivals Area at Fua’amotu International terminal started on Monday this week.
LONDON, England – September 4, 2018: 10.30am (UK WIRES): The UK has announced plans to bar all avoidable single-use plastics in its missions in the South Pacific as part of its wider ambition to champion Climate Risk and Resilience at the UN’s Climate Summit in 2019.
NAURU – September 5, 2018: 9am (PIFS Media): Strengthening regional security and resilience was the focus of the 49th Pacific Islands Forum meetings between Pacific Leaders, Dialogue Partners, and Forum Observers in Nauru yesterday.