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Tonga PM told to stop interfering with Pacific Games prep

'Akilisi Pohiva has told parliament he has doubts that the country will be ready in time to host the Games.

He said the government had still not found land to build an 18-hole golf course for the Games and the scheduled upgrade of the Teufaiva Stadium was also in doubt.

But the CEO of the Games Organising Committee, Lord Sevele, said a new golf course is not necessary.

PM Sopoaga’s leadership at COP21 hailed as exceptional

Kosi Latu, who will become Director General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme in Samoa next month said Prime Minister Sopoaga, leader of the small island nation of Tuvalu, as lead negotiator and spokesman of the Pacific led from the front, braving long negotiation sessions till the early hours of the next day.

Samoa’s PM heads to Europe for a series of meetings including COP21

The meeting will focus discussions on ways for France to assist countries of the Oceania region, especially in achieving their sustainable development goals relating to the environment and climate change.

The President of France, Francois Hollande invited Prime Minister Tuilaepa to attend the meeting.