No committed funding yet for Tonga games

first_imgSports Minister Justin Tkatchenko told Loop PNG that “End of next week, costing details will be given to the Prime Minister and National Executive Council to deliberate on what assistance to give to Tonga”.Tkatchenko led a PNG delegation to Tonga early this year to inspect its sporting facilities and see how the 2015 games host can help Tonga.The delegation included Trevor Meauri from the PM’s office, PNG Sports Foundation CEO Peter Tsiamalili and engineers from the Department of Works.    During the visit, Tkatchenko said apart from assistance with infrastructure and planning, PNG will also help Tonga athletes prepare at the the High Performance Training Centre in Port Moresby.Picture source: Justin Tkatchenkolast_img read more

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first_img1. Feel Brand new in Berlin, Germany from £38Celebrate the opening of Berlin’s brand new Brandenburg Airport in June with a break in the exciting German capital. Summer is buzzing in Berlin, as impromptu beach bars spring up along the River Spree and beer gardens draw drinkers on sunny days. Another place to hang out with beer and buff Berliners is the Badeschiff – a barge in the Spree converted into a public swimming pool, complete with bar! Find cheap flights to Berlin2. Reach for the sky in Riga, Latvia from £60Two words are synonymous with Riga, and not ‘Latvian capital’. Topping the list of budget ‘stag do’ destinations for several years, Riga offers much more than cheap beer. Like cocktails, served at the swanky Skyline Bar, perched 26 floors high above the city. Happy hour is the perfect reward for a hard day’s stroll around the old town, marvelling at its majestic medieval architecture. Find cheap flights to Riga3. Take the Mickey in Paris, France from £29Disneyland Paris celebrates its 20th birthday in style next month. Special events include a new parade and a spectacular new night-time show featuring iconic scenes from much-loved Disney films projected onto Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. Purchase a Fastpass ticket to beat the queues for the most popular rides like Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain. Find cheap flights to Paris4. Say howdy to Gaudi in Reus, Spain from £30The delightful, diminutive Catalan city of Reus is the birthplace of world-famous architect Antoni Gaudi, who designed famous landmarks in nearby Barcelona like the Sagrada Familia. Reus on the other hand is a must-visit for fans of Modernist architecture. For thrill-seekers, Port Aventura theme park, set to showcase the highest rollercoaster in Europe this year, is a short trip away, as are the beaches of the Costa Dorada. Find cheap flights to Reus5. Eat, drink and be merry in Montpellier, France from £30The gorgeous city of Montpellier in Languedoc is well served by budget airlines, making it great for a cheap weekend break. It’s not big on tourist attractions, but that’s fine if you’re happy to do little but stroll, shop, eat and drink. Doesn’t sound too bad really, does it? Take the short trip to the nearby port of Sète to indulge in some of the best seafood in Europe. Find cheap flights to Montpellier6. Find a place in sun in Rhodes, Greece from £38Ever considered snapping up a little place in the sun? The Greek government is selling off plots of land on Rhodes and Corfu, so now’s the time to invest in a villa, or how about a whole holiday complex? Rhodes offers sun, sea, sand and, for the younger visitor, throbbing nightlife. But a short ferry trip away is the much quieter island of Symi, boasting idyllic beaches… and opportunities for property development? Find cheap flights to RhodesReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Thinking of getting away from it all? Get inspired with this week’s selection of holiday ideas from Skyscanner. With flights starting at just £29, why not give in to temptation? Related9 flights for under £30Book a budget break for the autumn – nine cool city break ideas, all with return flights under £30.Where to go on holiday in AugustWe’re all going on a summer holiday… Ditch your vain hopes of a decent British summer, pack your bags and get out there this August. Whether you want a sunny city, a sandy beach or a silly festival, we’ve got you covered. You can always catch up on the DIY…7 flights under £70: here comes the sunOh January – it’s a long month of grey days and dark nights. But fear not, having a trip booked will make this month that little bit more bearable. We’ve found seven flights under £70 so that you can grab a short-haul trip on a shoestring. Plus, you may not…last_img read more