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Democratic Party promises shake-up of Ministries to promote growth and development in kingdom

Democratic Party promises shake-up of Ministries to promote growth and development in kingdom

Tonga’s Democratic Party has revealed plans for a dramatic restructuring of government ministries if it is elected on Thursday. The party is also considering establishing a Tongan Marketing…

Five-try Scotland beat Tonga

Five-try Scotland beat Tonga

(Source: Sport24) Tries from Blair Cowan, Stuart Hogg, Alex Dunbar, Geoff Cross and Tommy Seymour helped Scotland settle a two-year-old score with an ultimately convincing 37-12 victory against…

Tongan News

Chinese man kidnapped, injured and dumped at Veitongo

Chinese man kidnapped, injured and dumped at Veitongo

In an apparent abduction on November 22, a Chinese man was injured and dumped at…

Government launches online registration of companies

Government launches online registration of companies

The Tongan government has announced it would launch its new online registry system for the…

Tonga Police open new garage and workshop

Tonga Police open new garage and workshop

The Tongan Police have opened a new garage and workshop on Wednesday at Longlongo Police…

India sends more assistance to Tonga and the Pacific

India sends more assistance to Tonga and the Pacific

India will continue to share expertise and experience in areas of IT, healthcare and agriculture,…

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Appeal court upholds disqualification of Sione Tupouniua

Appeal court upholds disqualification of Sione Tupouniua

The appellate judges yesterday dismissed an appeal from Sione Kauate Tupouniua at the Nukuʻalofa Court of Appeal, making a disqualification order from the Election Office final and enforceable.…

Tonga will not renew Police commissioner O’Fee’s contract

Tonga will not renew Police commissioner O’Fee’s contract

Eight more months before Tonga’s Police Commissioner’s  contract finishes in 2015 an interview has been conducted in Nuku’alofa last week to choose a new police commissioner for Tonga.…

‘Īkale-Tahi line up for Scotland.

‘Īkale-Tahi line up for Scotland.

Tonga head coach Mana ʼOtai has named his  team to play against Scotland at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock at 2:30pm on the November 22, 2014. The team is…

Horrific school fight in Tonga caught on video

Horrific school fight in Tonga caught on video

A student severely beaten and sustained a large cut in his face following a fight among students in Nuku’alofa was caught on a video first uploaded into Youtube…

Andrew Little elected new leader of Labour Party

Andrew Little elected new leader of Labour Party

The Labour Party has today elected Andrew Little as its 15th Leader in the party’s 98 year history. Andrew Little was elected by a majority in the third…

New resting place for Tongan heroes’ ashes

New resting place for Tongan heroes’ ashes

A two-day formal exhumation service in Ha’apai last week honoured two Tongan heroes who helped establish Christianity and formal education in Tonga. The ashes of the Rev Tevita…

World leaders call to unite and fight against ebola

World leaders call to unite and fight against ebola

The G20 leaders had made a clear signal to the global community that we must now unite, and in partnership muster all available resources to fight Ebola at…

Tongan News

A case of typhoid confirmed in Tongatapu

A case of typhoid confirmed in Tongatapu

Tonga’s Ministry of Health has yesterday announced  a number of restrictions after a case of typhoid fever had been identified in…

School fight: Police hunt father and son following machete attack

School fight: Police hunt father and son following machete attack

Tongan Police have launched a manhunt after an incident they described as – a machete attack that occurred as part of…

Police name Halaleva murder accused

Police name Halaleva murder accused

Police have identified the man who has been arrested and  charged in connection with the murder of the Chinese shopkeeper at…

Machete attack at Hu‘atolitoli leaves warden’s son injured

Machete attack at Hu‘atolitoli leaves warden’s son injured

A violent attack on Tonga’s largest prison by two armed robbers on November 9 left a son of a prison warden…

Tonga wins over US 40-12 in rugby

Tonga wins over US 40-12 in rugby

(Source AP) — A three-try burst in six minutes raced Tonga away from the United States in a 40-12 rugby win…