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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

 

Sitting cross legged was a challenge

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth talking with Elizabeth Kite. Photo: The Sun

The Queen admits she found sitting cross-legged ‘difficult’ during 1953 Tonga visit Her Majesty opened up about a trip to Tonga 65 years ago By Lucy Devine LONDON, England – October 3, 2018: 5pm (The Sun): DURING the concluding episode of Queen of the World – which airs tonight on ITV – the Queen jokes about finding it “difficult” to sit crossed-legged for extended periods of time.


Election Candidate nomination begins in Fiji

Commission Chair Suresh Chandra

SUVA, Fiji – October 3, 2018: 4.55pm (FBC NEWS/FIJI TIMES): The Fiji Electoral Commission has this morning begun the nomination period for independent candidates and political parties for the general election next month.


PIANGO receives Special UN status

Celebration cake cutting for PIANGO. Photo: PINAGO MEDIA

SUVA, Fiji – October 3, 2018: 4.40pm (PIANGO Media): The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) has been granted Special consultative status by the United Nations.


Boe Declaration: navigating an uncertain Pacific

Foreign Affairs Ministers discuss the Biketawa Plus agreement

By Murray Ackman, Anna Naupa and Patrick Tuimalealiifano SYDNEY, Australia – October 3, 2018: 4.17pm (THE INTERPRETER): Pacific Islanders are extremely resilient, withstanding arduous journeys across the ocean, some of the worst natural disasters on record, and the quickest societal change in human history. But there are concerns that the coming challenges are different.