NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva and World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg will meet Wednesday to discuss existing development activities and new partnership opportunities, then attend a full Cabinet reception in Parliament.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga --- The wife of the late Prince Tu’ipelehake has challenged her eldest in court regarding ownership of their official residence at Fatai in Nuku’alofa.
HAPAI, Tonga --- Twenty-eight small new houses reconstructed after Tropical Cyclone Ian devastated Ha’apai over a year ago have been completed and handed over to owners in a ceremony on Friday, February 20.
NUKU'ALOFA,Tonga --- A Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Kazuyuki Nakane has met with Tongan Prime Minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva and Deputy Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni in Nukualofa
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- On the tiny, heavily Christian island of Tonga, churches dot the landscape and choirs can be heard singing on any day of the week.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga -----The deputy Prime Minister of Tonga says people in Vava'u will see improvements to their roads very soon and boosts to agriculture are being looked at.
VAVAU, Tonga ---- Tonga's Prince Wellington Ngu Hospital in Vava'u has recorded an increase in the new dengue fever cases.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- The volcanic eruption between the islands of Hunga-Ha’apai and Hunga-Tonga appears to be over, leaving behind a tiny island of volcanic ash.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- The sentencing of Lord Tu’ilakepa on firearm and ammunition charges was adjourned to Thursday 05 February, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- The surrender by the Speaker, Lord Tu’ivakano of his right to appoint the chairman of the eight Parliamentary Standing Committees, and the approval by the House of Semisi Sika to be the Chairman of the Whole House Committee, were two controversial decisions that parliament approved in its ...
Thu 22 Jan 2015 -
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A lack of motivation and attention provided at home was one of the main reasons for school failure and widespread laziness among Tongan youth, believes a prominent youth leader and community social worker, Vanessa Heleta.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga's Chamber of Commerce says it's interested in new proposed air freight services to New Zealand.
Mon 19 Jan 2015 -
Fiji’s business sector is abuzz with speculations about possible major changes on the local and Pacific regional banking scenes.
Tue 09 Dec 2014 -
It was a remarkable year for athletes of Pacific heritage in the international arena.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A potential candidate for Prime Minister of Tonga is Lord Vaea. He is the preferred choice of the Nobles.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga's 26 newly elected Members of Parliament will meet for the first time at 10:00am. Tuesday, 9 December at the Fa’onelua Convention Center.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ----The twenty fourth Council of Ministers of Tourism meeting was held in Nukualofa, Tonga, on October 30th, 2014, to deliberate on regional priority issues for the sustainable development of tourism in Pacific Island countries.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---Expect tourism projects that focus on the development of human resources and empower Pacific islanders to take their tourism products up another level to increase.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---A campaigner for women's rights in Tonga says despite more women standing for Parliament in next month's election she is sceptical of their chances of success.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---A women's advocate in Tonga says she is full of praise for the increased number of women contesting next month's election but says dramatic steps may still be needed.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- After the final day of nomination Friday, a total of 106 candidates including 16 women, will contest 17 People’s Representative seats in parliament, in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on 27 November .
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- Tongan Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano has taken over the lead role in ensuring that Tonga’s civil aviation rules are on par with New Zealand and the rest of the world, following concerns raised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Cool nights and low rainfall for August indicates that Tonga may be affected by a climatic conditions known as “El Nino” with the potential of droughts occurring in the coming months.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- Six members of the Friendly Islands Democratic Party, kicked out by party leader Akilisi Pohiva, will campaign independently for the upcoming 27 November general election.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ----A spokesperson for a Tonga group that cares for families says the extension in the availability of pensions for the elderly is widely welcomed.
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