Tonga Parliament Takes Tangible Steps to
Tonga Parliament Takes Tangible Steps to Fight CorruptionScoop.co.nz (press release)Members of the Parliament of Tonga took a great step forward in the fight against corruption in this Pacific Island nation by launching a local chapter of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption and later unanimously voting in ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 5:32 pm
Pacific Islands Festa at Tokyo - Matangi
Matangi TongaPacific Islands Festa at TokyoMatangi TongaA Trade and Investment Promotion Forum Festa was officiated yesterday morning, 21 May by the President of the Republic of Palau, the co-Chair of the seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting PALM at JETRO Tokyo. The Pacific Islands Festa was then ...Abe announces fresh ¥55 billion aid package for Pacific island nationsThe Japan Timesall 18 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 1:02 am
Church leaders take petition to Palace -
Matangi TongaChurch leaders take petition to PalaceMatangi TongaA crowd of people from various churches in Tonga led by some church leaders today marched to the Palace Office in Nuku'alofa to present four petitions to King Tupou VI, in opposition to Tonga's intention to ratify the United Nations Convention on the ...
Posted on 22 May 2015 | 12:49 am
Women's advocate says Tongan CEDAW
Radio New ZealandWomen's advocate says Tongan CEDAW protesters misledRadio New ZealandA women's advocate in Tonga says people are being distracted and misled into opposing the government ratification of a major UN convention. Tongan women protest against the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women ...and more »
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 7:34 pm
New Tonga Institute of Sport planned in new
Matangi TongaNew Tonga Institute of Sport planned in new budgetMatangi TongaA new national sports institute is expected to start training young athletes in July this year, at the Tonga National Centre in Tofoa, Tongatapu. 'Onetoto 'Anisi, a Deputy CEO of the Sports Division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs revealed the plan ...
Posted on 21 May 2015 | 3:26 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
King launches New Solar Farm for Tonga
The Mata ‘o e La‘aa Solar Generation Facility will generate the energy of 1.3 gigawatt hour in a year presumably reducing the annual diesel fuel imports of Tonga to 327,000 litres. In the keynote address from the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Siaosi ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 9:51 am
Pacific World’ at OMCA shows the best and
Smiling faces of Californians with roots in Tonga, Samoa, Hawai’i, Fiji and elsewhere beam forth from a wall of color photographs and a video screen. A full-size, rough-hewn outrigger canoe, c. 1900, is positioned proudly nearby. A soundtrack lofts the ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 8:55 am
Flashback: HH Calls M’membe a “Little
And Hakainde described FDD leader Edith Nawakwi as a hired gun. Meanwhile Hakainde’s special adviser William Banda says it is high time that Zambia was led by a Tonga. Briefing the press in Lusaka, Hakainde (left) accused M’membe of hating the UPND and ...
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 3:43 am
Bullet Club Member Tama Tonga Talks Working
In an interview with The Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast, Bullet Club member Tama Tonga talked about working with several huge Japanese stars, the overseas crowd, and his father Haku. It was also noted this was his first American interview.
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 5:03 am
Hunga Tonga castaway: Amazing photos of
A British explorer has spent 11 nights completely alone as a castaway on the island formed by the volcano Hunga Tonga, which appeared in the Polynesian archipelago at the start of 2015. Millionaire Ian Argus Stuart, 65, has now left the island along with ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 12:46 am
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