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Prince Ata baptised in Mormon church despite king’s repeated requests to postpone  ceremony

Prince Ata baptised in Mormon church despite king’s repeated requests to postpone  ceremony

His Majesty King Tupou VI’s second son, Prince Ata, has been baptised as a Mormon in Hawai’i, according to a leading figure of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day…

Tonga must avoid wage increases and spending too much on South Pacific Games, says IMF

Tonga must avoid wage increases and spending too much on South Pacific Games, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund has warned the Tongan government not to raise wages and to keep an eye on costs during the South Pacific Games. An IMF team visited the…

Tonga declares March 2 a public holiday in honour of Cardinal Mafi

Tonga declares March 2 a public holiday in honour of Cardinal Mafi

The Tongan government has declared Monday 2, March as a national public holiday in honour of Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi. Cardinal Mafi was the first Tongan priest in the…

Tonga’s TP$233.3 million debt to China won’t go away, says Prime Minister

Tonga’s TP$233.3 million debt to China won’t go away, says Prime Minister

The Tongan government owes China TP233.3 million and Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has warned that China will not forgive the debt. And Hon Pōhiva has accused the former government of…

Struggles of hou’eiki fafine in new homeland inspires groundbreaking work by Tongan student

Struggles of hou’eiki fafine in new homeland inspires groundbreaking work by Tongan student

The struggles and successes of Tongan women who  moved overseas to make  new lives in different countries has inspired a Tongan student at Auckland University of Technology to create groundbreaking…

Tonga handicrafts showcased at USA Sevens

Tonga handicrafts showcased at USA Sevens

Tonga and her handicrafts were showcased  for the first time ever at a booth during the USA Sevens Tournament in Las Vegas, USA from 13-15 February, 2015 in efforts to…

Prince Tuʻipelehake taken to court over Fatai lease rights

Prince Tuʻipelehake taken to court over Fatai lease rights

The wife of the late Prince Tuʻipelehake, Lady Fifita Hōleva Tuʻipelehake, has taken His Serene Prince Tuʻipelehake, the son of the late  Tuʻipelehake to court  over the lease of Fatai,…

Dismissed worker at Tonga Water Board seeks minister’s intervention

Dismissed worker at Tonga Water Board seeks minister’s intervention

An employee who claimed he worked for Tonga Water Board more than 20 years wrote that he has been dismissed from his work without reasons and he has approached the…

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 Minister’s private…

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 Orange jury…

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