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Samoa donates $50,000 pa’anga, Nauru donates $25,000 for Tonga cyclone relief


Samoan Cabinet endorsed financial assistance of $50,000.00 Pa’anga for the Kingdom of Tonga to help with relief and recovery efforts after Cyclone Ian hit the Tongan group earlier this month.

This amount equates to over $60,000.00 Samoan Tala.

via Samoa donates $50,000 pa’anga, Nauru donates $25,000 for Tonga cyclone relief – Samoa – News – Islands Business magazine.

Tonga and Samoa begin dialogue on energy labelling and standards legislation


Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) are moving towards implementing energy labelling and standards, and developing the appropriate legislation is an important aspect in this transformation.

In a recent workshop in Tonga, organised by Tonga’s Ministry of Lands, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources and facilitated by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards programme, legal experts and key stakeholders from Tonga and Samoa deliberated on issues that need to be reflected in the energy labelling and standards legislation for their respective countries.

via Tonga and Samoa begin dialogue on energy labelling and standards legislation – Tonga – News – Islands Business magazine.