Tonga PM says CEDAW issue will be put to
Radio New ZealandTonga PM says CEDAW issue will be put to public voteRadio New ZealandThe Prime Minister of Tonga says the issue of ratifying a United Nations Convention which recently led to protests in the country, will be put to the public, after the coronation celebrations end. Tongan women protest against the United Nations ...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 10:42 am
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Tonga
TVNZMagnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near TongaTVNZMagnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Tonga. 7 minutes ago. share. One News. Source: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 80km east-northeast of Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa in the Pacific Ocean. Its epicentre was recorded as 10km below the seabed.Quake of 6.2 magnitude hits near Tonga - USGSReuters UK6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hit TongaPrensa LatinaTonga Earthquake 2015 Today: 6.2 Strikes East of FijiLALATEall 11 news articles »
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 7:20 am
Crown Princess Masako unexpectedly joins
The Japan TimesCrown Princess Masako unexpectedly joins meeting with Japanese in TongaThe Japan TimesNUKU'ALOFA, TONGA – Despite health concerns, Crown Princess Masako unexpectedly joined Crown Prince Naruhito for a hastily arranged meeting with Japanese residents of Tonga on Sunday. The Crown Princess, who has been diagnosed with a ...Nuku'alofa, TongaMatangi TongaJapan crown prince, princess attend coronation ceremony in TongaAsiaOneImperial couple arrive in TongaThe Japan NewsAsahi Shimbun -Mainichi Daily Newsall 14 news articles »
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 1:03 am
Princess launches book on Tonga: land of
Matangi TongaPrincess launches book on Tonga: land of Kings, chiefs and relativesMatangi TongaA new book called “Tonga: Fonua 'a Kainga” (Tonga: the land of Kings, Chiefs and their Relatives) was launched by Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu at the Queen Sālote College Hall on 3 July. A portrait of King Tupou VI is featured on the cover. The 214 ...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 12:12 am
Governor-General opens OTA Disability Centre
Matangi TongaGovernor-General opens OTA Disability CentreMatangi TongaThe Governor-General of Australia Hon Sir Peter Cosgrove commissioned a newly renovated 'Ofa Tui 'Amanaki (OTA) Disability Centre at the Tonga Red Cross Society headquarters on Friday, 3 July in Nuku'alofa. The renovations which cost more than ...Tonga to triple tourism budget to expand industryRadio New ZealandTonga plans to triple current tourism budgeteTurboNewsall 3 news articles »
Posted on 5 July 2015 | 11:59 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
Tonga offers welcome to Chinese travelers
The boom of Chinese outbound tourism is expected to benefit Tonga in the southern Pacific Ocean, as more Chinese tourists and travel service providers are showing an interest in the islands. At the invitation of King Tupou VI of Tonga, Li Jinzao, head of ...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 11:49 am
The All Blacks Are Coming, and It’s a
It has long been a sore point that the world champion All Blacks do not play matches in the Pacific Islands of Fiji, Samoa and Tonga, particularly given the close ties between those countries and New Zealand. Samoa was under New Zealand rule until it ...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 4:42 am
World View: China Announces ‘Market
In lavish ceremony, the new King of Tonga is crowned — by an Australian The newly minted 56-year-old King Tupou VI of Tonga, Polynesia’s only constitutional monarchy, was crowned on Saturday in a lavish ceremony costing $1.9 million. Tens of thousands ...
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 1:16 am
6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Tonga
TONGA (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected. The quake’s epicenter was located 47 miles northeast of Ohonua, Tonga, and struck at a depth of 6.2 miles.
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 12:48 am
Quake of 6.2 magnitude hits near Tonga -
SINGAPORE: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck east-northeast of the capital of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean on Monday, the US Geological Survey said. Its epicentre was recorded as 10km below the seabed.
Posted on 5 July 2015 | 11:57 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