You are here

Results for Pacific Islands

Thursday 4 June 2009
Suva, Fiji
Fiji Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has turned down a request by leaders of the country's largest Christian church to lift the ban on its annual conference in August.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 3 June 2009
Canberra, Australia
Better urban design of our cities and suburbs to encourage people to be active and a greater focus on teaching children the importance of healthy eating and exercise are key recommendations of the Australian House of Representative'’s Health Committee's report "Weighing it up" released on June 1.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 30 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Yasuo Takase, hosted a reception to mark the opening of the first Japanese Embassy in Tonga.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 25 May 2009
Hokkaido, Japan
Japan's Prime Minister Mr Taro Aso has confirmed 50 billion yen in aid to the Pacific Islands Forum for the coming three years - an increase from its previous aid of 45 billion yen. By Linny Folau.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 23 May 2009
Hokkaido, Japan
The Prime Minister of Japan HE Mr Taro Aso met with Tonga's Prime Minister Hon Dr Feleti Sevele yesterday for a Bilateral Meeting during the Fifth Pacific Alliance Leaders Meeting PALM 5 in Hokkaido yesterday, Friday May 22.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 23 May 2009
Hokkaido, Japan
The Fifth Pacific Alliance Leaders Meeting "PALM 5" was opened yesterday Friday, May 22 at the Tomamu Alpha Ski Resort in Hokkaido, Japan, and deliberated under the theme "We are islanders - towards an eco friendly and rich Pacific".
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 23 May 2009
Tokyo, Japan
"VIVA Pacific Islanders" was the theme of the Pacific Islands Trade Exhibition 2009 held at the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) conference room in Tokyo on Thursday, May 21 and saw Tonga's locally produced Royal Coffee on display. By Linny Folau.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 22 May 2009
Tokyo, Japan
Japan's Emperor Akihito received Pacific leaders including Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo yesterday, Thursday, May 21.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 May 2009
Tokyo, Japan
A Groundbreaking Ceremony marking the relocation of the Pacific Islands Centre to Meiji University in Tokyo was conducted on Wednesday, May 20 with Pacific Islands Forum Leaders present. By Linny Folau.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 May 2009
Tokyo, Japan
Pacific Islands leaders were united in their call for Japan to continue its leadership and efforts in tackling the issues of Water and Sanitation, during a Pacific Islands Leaders Roundtable Meeting on Water and Sanitation in Tokyo today, May 20.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Wellington, New Zealand
The Tongan Prime Minister's first official visit to New Zealand was unusual in that the welcoming ceremony did not take place when he arrived in Wellington on May 13 but just before he left Wellington yesterday afternoon, May 19.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele commented on Tonga's warm diplomatic relationship with New Zealand, the political reform process in Tonga and its stance on the Fijian political upheaval when he spoke at Victoria University on the evening of May 18.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Napier,New Zealand
A visit by the Tongan Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele to Mr Apple's Blyth Orchard at Napier, New Zealand on Sunday, May 17 was an inspiration to the 65 Tongan workers who work at the orchard under the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Christchurch, New Zealand
The Tongan community in Christchurch welcomed the Tongan Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele with a community luncheon on Saturday May 16 at the end of a two days visit to the city. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 16 May 2009
Christchurch, New Zealand
It was a walk down memory lane for Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele when he revisited his old school St Bede's College in Christchurch, on May 15 during a week long tour of New Zealand.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 15 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon Dr Feleti Sevele will be attending the Fifth Pacific Alliance Leaders Meeting (PALM) in Hokkaido, Japan on May 22-23.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 14 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finding regional solutions to challenges faced by the Pacific Maritime sector such as the increasing regulation and requirements of the international and domestic shipping industries, was discussed during the Second Pacific Ministers for Maritime Transport Meeting that opened in Nuku'alofa today.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 14 May 2009
Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele arrived in New Zealand yesterday, May 13 at the start of week-long visit during which he will meet the New Zealand Prime Minister Hon. John Key in Wellington next week, and also give two addresses at New Zealand universities.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 13 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Improving essential shipping to and between Small Island States in the Pacific will be the focus point of deliberations for the Small Island States Ministers of Trasport and Maritime Meeting which opened in Nuku‘alofa today, Wednesday 13 May.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 12 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 13th Pacific Islands Maritime Association Meeting was opened in Nuku'alofa on Monday May 11 to discuss issues of Regional Maritime Cooperation and the challenges faced by the region, which largely depends on sea transport.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages