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We are friends of Marina Trost, the missing woman from Munich / Germany. This beautiful and respectful report about her helped her friends and family here a lot.



  • Tuesday 20 August 2019 4:00pm

    Auckland, New Zealand
    : Dear Australian Deputy PM ... Your fruit grows with the phosphate taken from the islands...where they can no longer bear fruit. Yuki Kihara 2019.
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  • Monday 12 August 2019 9:55pm

    London, United Kingdom
    : On the eve of the 50th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting taking place in Tuvalu this week, the Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland recognises the existential threat which climate change poses to Pacific Islanders. She calls on governments across the globe to urgently meet the terms of the Paris climate change agreement, if we are to save our Pacific Islands, as the rising sea levels could literally engulf thousands of islands in the region by 2100.
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  • Thursday 8 August 2019 7:10pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Friendship, fun and fine football were all on display as Tonga Under 19 Women hosted Australia’s Westfield Junior Matildas in a historic international at the Tonga Football Academy on Tongatapu today.
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  • Tuesday 23 July 2019 4:21pm

    Apia, Samoa
    : Tonga’s 2019 Pacific Games team returns from Samoa with 9 Gold, 5 Silver and 15 Bronze medals. The medal tally is Tonga’s highest ever at the Pacific Games and a significant improvement from the 2015 Pacific Games where team Tonga returned with 17 medals (7 Gold).
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  • Thursday 1 August 2019 1:17pm

    Nadi, Fiji
    : A ‘climate crisis’ has been declared by Pacific Island States, including Tonga, after signing the Nadi Bay Declaration earlier this week, calling on developed countries to urgently address climate change including phasing out coal mining and fossil fuel use and production.
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