New Tonga National University launched

Six Government-owned higher education institutions have merged to form the TNU as mandated under the Tonga National University Act.

According to Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku, TNU is a hybrid university offering both academic and vocational study programmes.

“As we address the financial challenges of the post-Covid period, a cost-effective option for tertiary studies is a significant commitment by the Government to support the upskilling and professional development of our young generation."

She Leads Fale Alea 'O Tonga 2021 launched in Tonga

She Leads Fale Alea ‘O Tonga is Take The Leads’ annual female-youth-led programme with the mission to increase the representation and leadership of women in politics.

In partnership with Fale Alea ‘O Tonga this is the only leadership programme of its kind in the Kingdom, created by young women, for young women.

Digicel launches PlayGo App – TV on your Smartphone

The PlayGo app features four fantastic channels in its launch stage with premium viewing content for Digicel customers who can access the app on their smartphones. There will be further announcements in coming weeks on new channel additions both local and international. Play Go provides live and direct action from the TVWan Action channel with some of the best international sports competitions including Super Rugby, Premiership Rugby from the United Kingdom, National Rugby League and World Wrestling Entertainment.

ANZ launches first Pacific-wide mobile banking app

ANZ Regional Executive for Pacific, Tessa Price, said: “As smartphone usage increases across the region, more of our customers are embracing digital banking.

“We are pleased to be the first major bank in the Pacific to introduce a mobile banking app for customers, so they can manage their money on the go.

“Providing our customers with a secure mobile banking app that gives them access to their money, no matter where they are, is part of our commitment to make banking easier and more convenient.”

Nations unite for Rugby League World Cup 2017 launch

Tournament CEO Andrew Hill, chairman Dr George Peponis, OAM, and Queensland Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games, Kate Jones, were on hand to launch the 28-game series that culminates with the final in Brisbane on Saturday, December 2.

The 15th Rugby League World Cup, which was first played in France in 1954, will kick-off in Melbourne on Friday night with the clash of century-old rivals, England and Australia, coached by iconic Queensland league figures Wayne Bennett and Mal Meninga.

Kanye West wows NY crowd with new album

It was an emotional moment for West and his family as his brother-in-law, Lamar Odom, strode to a seat. It was the first time Odom had attended a public event since he was hospitalised in critical condition in Las Vegas in October 2015 after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel with cocaine in his system.