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PM Office warns fake email using Siosiua Poʻoi Pōhiva’s name

PM Office warns fake email using Siosiua Poʻoi Pōhiva’s name

Tonga’s Prime Minister’s office has warned the public about a “disrespectful”, “uncertified” and “wrongful” email being circulated in the internet under a fake email address using the Prime…

Tongan man awarded NZ$ 3 million compensation after inhaling toxic chemicals

Tongan man awarded NZ$ 3 million compensation after inhaling toxic chemicals

A Tongan-American man who suffered a disease that caused more than a half of his lung fail to function properly has been awarded a NZ$ 3,457,562.76 after an…

Tongan News

Dr Pelenatina Langaʻoi appointed Tonga’s Chief Secretary and secretary to cabinet

Dr Pelenatina Langaʻoi appointed Tonga’s Chief Secretary and secretary to cabinet

The Tongan government has appointed Dr Pelenatina Langa’oi the Chief Secretary and Secretary to cabinet…

“Meet the Mormon” a movie for all Tongans

“Meet the Mormon” a movie for all Tongans

A film that featured experiences of six Mormon members around the world in an attempt…

Cruise ships visits bring 2,000 tourists to Nuku’alofa

Cruise ships visits bring 2,000 tourists to Nuku’alofa

The arrivals of two cruise ships, the Queen Elizabeth  from England and the Asuka II from Japan,…

Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva interviewed by Forbes

Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva interviewed by Forbes

Two representatives from Forbes News Magazine arrived in Tonga to interview Prime Minister Akilisi Pōhiva…

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Former Justice Minister says Pōhiva’s letter to acting AG “terrifying” and “unwise”

Former Justice Minister says Pōhiva’s letter to acting AG “terrifying” and “unwise”

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our source of information for this story was Nepituno News (www.nepituno.to). The website interviewed Mr Clive Edwards in Tongan. Kaniva News’ story is based on a…

Tonga plans new bridge to connect Hahake and Nukuʻalofa

Tonga plans new bridge to connect Hahake and Nukuʻalofa

The Tongan government will construct a bridge to connect the eastern side of Tongatapu and the capital town of Nukuʻalofa. A Chinese team were in Tonga recently to…

Pōhiva accuses Acting Attorney General of interfering in  Lord Tuʻilakepa’s fire arms case

Pōhiva accuses Acting Attorney General of interfering in  Lord Tuʻilakepa’s fire arms case

Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon. ʻAkilisi Pohiva has accused Acting Attorney General ‘Aminiasi Kefu of interfering in Lord Tuʻilakepa’s fire arms case. Lord Tu’ilakepa was sentenced earlier this month…

Pope Francis welcomes King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauʻu

Pope Francis welcomes King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauʻu

Pope Francis welcomed Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauʻu Tuku’aho in an audience in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican Monday, Radio Vatican said. A statement…

Chinese-Vavaʻu store robbed at gun point, four appear in court

Chinese-Vavaʻu store robbed at gun point, four appear in court

Three male adults and a teenager appeared in court yesterday after robbing a Chinese store with a 22 rifle on the night of February 12 at Tu’i Rd…

Tongans united by elevation of Cardinal Mafi

Tongans united by elevation of Cardinal Mafi

The elevation of Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi today in the Basilica of St Peters in Rome has united Catholic and Protestant families in pride at a Tongan…

Fly Niu airline bids to return to Tonga

Fly Niu airline bids to return to Tonga

A proposal has been submitted to the Tongan government to bring back an airline that was forced out of Tonga more than 10 years ago. Fly Niu airlines,…

Tongan News

Tonga’s Police Minister chooses not to interfere while police officer tickets his daughter

Tonga’s Police Minister chooses not to interfere while police officer tickets his daughter

A daughter of Tonga’s Police Minister Hon. Pōhiva Tuʻiʻonetoa, signalled him to intervene when a police officer issued her with a…

Police car stoned in Nuku’alofa

Police car stoned in Nuku’alofa

A Police car was stoned by students when Police arrived to break up a fight in Nuku’alofa last Saturday. Two students…

Pōhiva concerns over scaling of examination marks

Pōhiva concerns over scaling of examination marks

The Prime Minister Hon.‘Akilisi Pōhiva said he was concerned the scaling of examination marks by Tonga’s Ministry of Education might not…

Upgrade to Vavaʻu International terminal

Upgrade to Vavaʻu International terminal

A screening equipment has been placed at the Vava’u airport and a scheduled upgrade to its runway would be put into…

Pōhiva says Interim Chief Secretary to cabinet’s contract lawful

Pōhiva says Interim Chief Secretary to cabinet’s contract lawful

The Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. ʻAkilisi Pōhiva said the current Interim Chief Secretary (ICS) and Interim Secretary to Cabinet (ISC)…