WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific.
PHOTO FILE: Rugby Union – Rugby World Cup 2019 – Pool C – England v Tonga – Sapporo Dome,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is reassessing its assistance to Solomon Islands after the South Pacific nation cut ties with Taiwan in favour of China this week, a senior official in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Wednesday.
FILE PHOTO: Overview of the United Nations building in Geneva, Switzerland November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo By Emma