Monday, November 3, 2008 - 13:03
Tonga's attempt at producing a new and more democratic form of government is a slog. When the Constitutional and Electoral Commission Act came into force on July 23, it was hailed as a milestone in Tonga's rush to have a new system of government by 2010. But since July the Commission has been a ship adrift without a sail or a rudder and not a soul aboard. Editor's Comment.