Suva, Fiji – April 30, 2019: 2.25pm (SPREP): Pacific island countries are at the front-line of climate change and its adverse impacts. So much so, that it has been emphasised time and again that climate change is the single biggest threat to the security and livelihoods of Pacific people.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – April 30, 2019: 1pm (ESCAP news): The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Cambodia, today launched a new project to support the growth of women entrepreneurs as a strategy for poverty reduction, social well-being and sustainable economic growth.
Nuku’alofa – April 29, 2019: 4.20pm (ADB): Tonga’s economy is expected to improve with reconstruction and infrastructure projects underpinning the recovery from 2018’s Cyclone Gita, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
If Pacific countries want the world to take notice of their situation, they need to stop obstructing and silencing media, writes Laura Walters. WELLINGTON, New Zealand – April 29, 2019: 1.35pm (NEWSROOM): The Pacific is on the frontlines of the biggest battles facing this generation.
Suva, Fiji – April 29, 2019: 10am (Nuku’alofa Times): A number of Pacific journalists are meeting in Suva for two days this week in a Climate Reporting Masterclass media training.
Thursday Boiz One wins first ever Fijian Easter Volleyball Champs in Tonga Nuku’alofa – April 26, 2019: 2pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Thursday Boiz One took out the $300 first prize-money and the Keitahi Tuckers Fiji Easter Volleyball Championship at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium on Easter Monday.
By ILIESA TORA Nuku’alofa – April 25, 2019: 5.15pm (Nuku’alofa Times): As news of the sudden demise of the late Samuela Tatafu, well known as Sam Tatafu, reached far and wide across the Kingdom and the region there was a unanimous verdict – he will be missed.
Nuku’alofa – April 23, 2019: 1pm (Nuku’alofa Times): A 34 year old man of Tofoa will appear at the Magistrate’s Court in Nuku’alofa on April 29 to answer charges relating to being in possession of illicit drugs.
Honiara, Solomons – April 22, 2019: 4pm (FFA Media): Observer training, maritime boundaries and new training initiatives were on the agenda of a high-level meeting in Honiara last Tuesday between the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and senior representatives of the Overseas Fisheries Cooperation Foundation (OFCF) of Japan.
Nuku’alofa – April 16, 2019: 9am (Nuku’alofa Times): Nothing is impossible if the heart is willing.