Quake of 6.4 magnitude strikes deep off
News GhanaQuake of 6.4 magnitude strikes deep off TongaThe HinduA powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 in magnitude struck 572 kilometres (355 miles) beneath the earth's surface on Friday about 340 kilometres west of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.Fiji and Tonga Rocked by 6.4 Magnitude underseaNews Ghana6.4 magnitude undersea quake rocks FijiBusiness Standardall 7 news articles »
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 10:17 pm
Tau'atevalu laid to rest in 'Utulau -
Matangi TongaTau'atevalu laid to rest in 'UtulauMatangi TongaIn the 1970s he became the Controller of News, Current Affairs and Sport at Tonga Broadcasting Commission. He was also the first Tongan to become the editor of the then Government owned weekly newspaper Tonga Chronicle from 1973-76. Tau'atevalu ...
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 8:54 pm
Tongan operators at South Pacific Tourism
Tongan operators at South Pacific Tourism ExchangeMatangi TongaTongan Tourism operators showcased Tonga to international travel partners during the South Pacific Tourism Exchange (SPTE) held on May 20-21 at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast, Australia. Representatives from the Tourism Authority and private tourism ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 9:30 pm
Remittances still vital for Tonga - Radio
Remittances still vital for TongaRadio New ZealandCHRISTOPHER EDMONDS: "In general, what we find with Tonga is growth is largely driven by public expenditure because the public sector does remain rather dominant in the economy relative to a relatively small private sector. Tourism is one that has ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 7:31 pm
Australian Visa application fee divides
Australian Visa application fee divides Naufahu familyMatangi TongaHer husband, Neil Naufahu, who lives and works in Tonga as an electrician, is restricted from entering Australia unless he pays a non-refundable visa application costing $6,865. Lopa, a permanent resident, lives in Hobart with their Australian-born ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 3:54 pm
Priority groups for disaster and climate
Thursday 2 April 2015 (Tonga) – Women, people with disabilities, the elderly, children, and other vulnerable groups will be priority considerations in Tonga’s future climate and disaster risk actions.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:45 am
Tonga helps Dragons rout Widnes
Willie Tonga has helped spearhead the Catalans Dragons to a vital Super League victory over Widnes.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 12:41 pm
Rugby League - Tonga helps Dragons rout
- Willie Tonga helped inspire Catalans Dragons to a 32-16 victory over Widnes Vikings on Monday to complete a fine Easter for the Super League outfit. The Dragons stormed to three tries inside 12 minutes and former Australian Test centre Tonga scored two of them. Pala and Eloi Pelissier also crossed in a breakneck opening period as the home side, who notched their first win in five games by ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:48 am
Quakes reported off Tonga and Samoa
Earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa today, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. There was no tsu...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:36 am
Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations
SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 3:24 am
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Stage 1 coverage
Four teams are participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers – OFC Stage 1, hosts Tonga, American Samoa, Cook Islands and Samoa. The winner will progress to Stage 2 of the qualifiers, the OFC Nations Cup.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:16 pm
VIDEO: Rugby World Cup hopefuls Tonga train
The Tongan international rugby team have been warming up for the World Rugby Cup with a two-week training camp at Cranleigh School. They have been living and training at the grounds of the school on the Surrey boarder as they step up their preparation for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:46 pm
Transgendered Tongan 'leitis' finding their
She's hard to find among the hundreds of nobles gathered on a grassed oval to celebrate the coronation, on a steamy day of singing, dancing and double desserts in the Kingdom of Tonga. A local takes me to her table, past a handful of male waiters wearing ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:04 pm
Viliami Hakalo says Nottingham against Tonga
Nottingham Rugby centre Viliami Hakalo says Friday's game against his home nation of Tonga is a "massive test". The two sides go head-to-head as part of Tonga's preparation for the World Cup, which gets under way next month. Hakalo told BBC Radio ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:32 pm
Palopalema ‘alu toli fo‘i ‘akau ki
Na‘a ne pehe ko e konga ia ‘a e talanoa mo e pule‘anga ‘Aositeleliaˊ ke sio pe ‘e lava ke fakasi‘isi‘i hifo ‘a e kau contractors pe ko kinautolu ‘oku nau to e tu‘u vaha‘a he ngaahi faamaˊ ki hono ‘oatu ‘o e kau ngaue mei Tonga niˊ.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:35 pm
Search ends for 2 men whose yacht wrecked in
Rescuers have abandoned a search for two Australians whose yacht was found wrecked off the coast of Tonga last week.
Posted on 15 June 2012 | 12:34 am
Thousands line streets to mourn late king of
Homes swathed in purple and black formed a bright bow running from the countryside to cities of Tonga as the mourning nation honored and buried their late King George Tupou V on Tuesday.
Posted on 27 March 2012 | 4:19 am
Tonga king funeral March 28; 3 months of
Tonga will hold a state funeral for its king on March 28.
Posted on 19 March 2012 | 5:36 pm
Tonga's King Tupou V dies; introduced
Tonga's King George Tupou V, who gave up most of his powers to bring a more democratic government to his Pacific island nation, died Sunday at a Hong Kong hospital. He was 63.
Posted on 18 March 2012 | 2:04 pm
Magnitude-6.2 quake shakes Tonga
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake rattled the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Posted on 22 September 2011 | 4:38 pm