NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A new report states that Tonga is the fourth most over-weight country in the world, highlighting that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, neoplasms and diabetes as leading causes of adult deaths.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga ---- Police in Auckland are investigating into a house fire which killed a six year old girl in South Auckland on Monday this week.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga --- A case between 'Akilisi Pohiva and four accused, which includes the Tonga Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano is being heard at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga ---- Tonga’s former minister for agriculture, Prince Tu'ipelehake has initiated a Kitchen Club Programme to help prepare healthy meals for large masses of people.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga ---- 79 percent of women and girls in Tonga have experienced some sort of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime by a partner, someone they know or strangers.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga ---- In Tonga’s Supreme Court, the jury trial in the case between former Attorney General, John Cauchi and the government has been adjourned to 23 January next year.
NUKU’ALOFA, tonga --- Tonga’s newest bank, the Pacific International Commercial Bank will begin operation early next year
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano has called on Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaska for bilateral dialogue between the Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Sri Lanka.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga --- The Tonga Defence Services is now known as “His Majesty’s Armed Forces” and the Commander of the Tonga Defence Services renamed as “Chief of the Defence Staff”.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- The Tonga government's refusal to bring an international aviation authority to certify the MA60 aircraft gifted by China, has strained Tonga’s relationship with New Zealand during the past three months.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---The 32nd Pacific Islands Law Officers Network (PILON) meeting was opened Tuesday in Tonga under the theme ‘Domesticating International Law: Challenges and Practices'.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga and China will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their diplomatic relations on 02 November , while looking forward to continuing development assistance along with opportunities for Chinese enterprises to invest in Tonga.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga’s opposition is planning further moves after last week’s failure of a private member’s bill to bring more democratic reforms to parliament.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Two Chinese nationals who were charged in relation to possession of forged Tongan passports and released on bail last week, are prohibited from leaving Tonga.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A manned submarine has for the first time dived more than 10 kilometres to the bottom of the deepest part of the South Pacific Ocean - the second-deepest point in the world.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- 'Akilisi Pohiva, the People's Representative No. 1 for Tongatapu has been declared the recipient of the Defender of Democracy Award for 2013, by the Parliamentarians for Global Action PGA.
NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga ---- The first exploration of the Tonga Trench by a deep sea submersible vehicle was completed by Japanese researchers from October 7-20.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano will attend the Second PALM Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo this weekend, four-days after returning to Tonga after receiving medical treatment overseas.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- A Bill to dissolve Tongan government was proposed in parliament Monday.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Two Chinese national were arrested by police at Fua’amotu International Airport on Tuesday,and charged with the possession and the use of forged Tongan passports.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano has returned to the island kingdom after receiving medical treatment overseas.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga’s police commissioner Superintendent Grant O’Fee says earning the trust and confidence of the public is critical after a string of incidents over the past year have damaged the image of the police.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga --- Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu‘ivakano, is expected to return to Tonga next week after receiving medical treatment overseas.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- Tonga police hope the installation of closed circuit television at the central police station in the capital Nuku’alofa will ensure an incident such as the killing of New Zealand policeman Kali Fungavaka does not happen again.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga ---- When Taliban fighters infiltrated Camp Bastion between Towers16 and 15 in September 2012, Tower 16 was not manned and was not supposed to be manned by Tongans, Captain Toni Fonokalafi, the Acting Commander of the Tongan Armed Forces said, in answering criticism of Tongan soliders serving in ...
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