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Tonga agricultural show 6-23 August 2014

His Majesty’s Cabinet has approved on the 28th March, 2014 the official dates for the 2014 Royal Agricultural Show. This year, in addition…

Parliamentary session officially close tomorrow

Parliamentary session officially close tomorrow

THREE nobles of the realm will officially close the Legislative Assembly session for 2013/2014 on behalf of his Majesty during a soft closing…

Tonga flooding: Call to declare state of emergency

Tonga flooding: Call to declare state of emergency

Tongan Opposition Leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva has called on the government to declare a state of emergency after heavy rain and flooding across Tongatapu…

Tonga: Alert over German measles

Tonga: Alert over German measles

Public health authorities in Tonga are working to prevent spread of German measles after a patient had been tested positive for rubella this…

Queen Victoria arrives in Tonga

Queen Victoria arrives in Tonga

The Queen Victoria has arrived in Nuku’alofa today for the second times as she last visited the Kingdom on 9 Feb 2006. The…

Man dies in Nafanua harbour collision

Man dies in Nafanua harbour collision

A 40 year-old man died after two fishing boats collided in the Nafanua harbour in 'Eua Thursday 5. Petelo Halangahu from Angaha fell…

Six month-old baby death, parents charged

Six month-old baby death, parents charged

A couple arrested over the death of their six-month-old baby son who died from dehydration and malnutrition, were released on bail on February…

Two arrests made in Kolofo’ou 2012 murder case

Two arrests made in Kolofo’ou 2012 murder case

Police have arrested and charged two male suspects with murder in connection with the death of a 44 year-old Chinese male in Kolofo’ou…

Māhanga pipiki ʻikai loto ke fakamavahevaheʻi

ʻOku kei loto pē ʻa Shivanath mo hono tokoua māhangá Shivram ke ʻoua naʻa fakamavaheʻi kinaua.

Naʻe fanauʻi e ongo taʻu 12 ko ʻení ʻoku pipiki hona konga lotó. ʻOku ua pē hona vaʻé kae nima ʻe fā pea ʻoku ʻi ai e tui ʻoku taha pē mo e keté. ʻOkú na taki taha ʻa e maʻamaʻa, mafu mo e ʻuto.

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Auditor general: Passport scandals involved PM’s office

Auditor general: Passport scandals involved PM’s office

Tonga’s Auditor General Dr  Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa  said yesterday the passport scandal was one of  the two biggest he had come across in the past three years. The Auditor…

Edwards warns Tongan police and auditor’s office over passport leak

Edwards warns Tongan police and auditor’s office over passport leak

Tonga’s Minister for Justice Clive Edwards has warned Tonga’s Ministry of Police and the Auditor General, Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, over the leak of information about the Tongan passport…

PM disobeys King’s order over diplomatic passport

PM disobeys King’s order over diplomatic passport

E-mails between staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have revealed Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano ignored King Tupou VI’s warning not to issue any more diplomatic passports to…

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Video claims to show violence over Tongan school students

A video uploaded to Facebook this afternoon showing Tongan school students being severely beaten with a 1.5 meter stick has stirred public outrage on social…

Tongan student filmed savagely beating teens

Education & Research View all

The winner of the Moana Schwagler Memorial Scholarship.

The winner of the Moana Schwagler Memorial Scholarship.

 “On Thursday evening (13th March 2014) we were invited to the office of the well-known law…

Tonga High School awarded Zayed Future Energy Prize