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Wednesday, September 5th, 2018


Tonga to play Kangaroos and Kiwis in boost for international game

The Mate Ma'a Tonga team is expected to be boosted by the relaxed ruling made by Rugby League

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.

Extension of the Fua’amotu International Airport arrival lounge starts


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.

UK bars all avoidable single-use plastics from missions in Pacific Islands


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.

Partnerships for a stronger Pacific highlighted at 49th Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Leaders at the Forum in Nauru report shows steady progress in the Pacific

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.