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Fisherman’s expertise keeps crew and boat afloat as they drift for 10 days across Pacific

Fisherman’s expertise keeps crew and boat afloat as they drift for 10 days across Pacific

A Tongan fisherman says he signalled aircraft and passing vessels, but without any success as he and two other men drifted from Tonga to Fiji. ‘Elone Taulafo, his son Sione…

Woman who threw boiling water over girl sentenced

Woman who threw boiling water over girl sentenced

A shopkeeper who left a teenage female scarred for life after throwing boiling water over her has been ordered to pay reparation of TP$300.   A medical report read in…

Support: Mixed reactions on officer assaulting teenager

Support: Mixed reactions on officer assaulting teenager

Evidence has emerged that the video showing a Tongan policeman beating a male teenager had been edited. A new photo has surfaced online showing the teenage boy who was beaten…

Three missing Tongan fishermen welcomed in Suva

Three missing Tongan fishermen welcomed in Suva

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga A Tongan formal reception was held this afternoon in Suva to mark the handing over of three Tongan fishermen who went missing on…

Serial rapist dies before sentencing

Serial rapist dies before sentencing

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga Uili Falamoe, Tonga’s notorious serial rapist has died early this month at the Hu'atolitoli prison, a family member has confirmed this to Kaniva…

Afa manslaughter accused to appear in court next month

Afa manslaughter accused to appear in court next month

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga Three accused from Afa have been charged with manslaughter, after they allegedly assaulted a 49 year-old man who later died.   Monalisa Manumuʻa,…

Pohiva sacks Democracy Movement’s deputy leader

Pohiva sacks Democracy Movement’s deputy leader

Kiliki heni ki he ongoongo faka-Tonga Updated: The fear that power to run the government of Tonga will remain with the minority nobles’ faction appears to loom large after two…

US fugitive to be deported from Tonga

US fugitive to be deported from Tonga

Vakai ki lalo ki he fakamatala faka-Tonga The man wanted by US authorities for counts of wire fraud and other legal actions faces deportation after he lost his appeal against…

VIDEO: Tongan officer accused of assaulting teenager left country

VIDEO: Tongan officer accused of assaulting teenager left country

The officer who was in the middle of a Police  investigation after he was captured in a video brutally punching and kicking a male teenager has left Tonga on an…

Three missing Nomuka fishermen named.

Three missing Nomuka fishermen named.

Tonga Police and emergency services are searching waters off Ha’apai group for three Nomuka men who went missing while fishing on July 30. 'Elone Taulafo and his son Sione Filipe…

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