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  • Thursday 30 March 2017 6:05pm


    Nuku'alofa,Tonga
    : Tongan fishing ventures buying deregistered old fishing boats up to 80 years old from New Zealand, using a soft loan scheme offered by government, are running into trouble in unsafe and uninsured boats.
  • Thursday 30 March 2017 5:27pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A soroban team from ‘Eua Primary Schools has won the 2017 Tonga National Soroban Competition held today, March 30 at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
  • Thursday 30 March 2017 5:20pm


    Suva, Fiji
    : High academic achiever Mrs Petina Ulakai Vi was awarded three gold medals at the University of the South Pacific (USP) special awards ceremony last night.
  • Thursday 30 March 2017 5:16pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga is getting serious about keeping public places clean as people and companies caught littering or disposing of waste illegally will be fined starting this Saturday, 1 April. Fines will range from $20 per infringement to $2,000, depending on the severity of the disposal and on the spot fines may also be issued.
  • Thursday 30 March 2017 5:09pm


    Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
    : Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku’aho presented her diplomatic credentials to the Governor General of Papua New Guinea, Mr Bob Dadae, KStJ, in Port Moresby on Tuesday. She is the High Commissioner of Tonga to Papua New Guinea in addition to her duties as High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia.
  • Wednesday 29 March 2017 5:33pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 12-member team to represent Tonga at the Hong Kong Sevens tournament on April 7-9 received local support today before leaving for the tournament on Saturday, April 1.
  • Wednesday 29 March 2017 5:31pm


    Bristol, United Kingdom
    : ‘Ikale Tahi center Siale Piutau will play for Bristol Rugby on a permanent basis after re-signing with the club last week. The UK based club announced the new deal on Monday, March 27.
  • Wednesday 29 March 2017 5:25pm


    Auckland, New Zealand
    : Two young Pacific Islander high school students in New Zealand have received hugs of comfort after holding signs in public stating “I am a Pacific Islander – People say I will grow up to be nothing – Hug me if you disagree” and "I go to Manurewa High School. Media says I am a violent thug. Hug me if you disagree".
  • Tuesday 28 March 2017 6:29pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga Women’s Rugby today received a donation of 50 t-shirts with slogans to end violence against women and girls from Talitha Project, through funding from the United Nations Women.
  • Tuesday 28 March 2017 6:22pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Hemaloto Makafilia (23) has been sentenced to six-years imprisonment for attempted rape to be served concurrently with other serious offences when he committed a vicious attack on an overseas volunteer teacher, at a primary school in Nuku’alofa last year.
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  • Tuesday 28 March 2017 6:15pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga is celebrating World Autism Awareness Day with a special prayer service on Sunday, 2 April at the Mango Tree Centre in Houmakelikao organized by Autism Tonga. Families and friends of the 16 autistic children in Tonga will be the guests of honour at the service.
  • Tuesday 28 March 2017 6:14pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Two men have been arrested and charged after being found in possession of cannabis, ammunition and firearm in two separate homes in Nukunuku on, Friday 24 March.
  • Tuesday 28 March 2017 6:11pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tongan Latter-Day-Saints and friends celebrated the 175th anniversary of their Relief Society, on March 17.
  • Monday 27 March 2017 5:21pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The clearing process of an area to construct an 18-holes new Popua Golf course is currently underway for the 2019 Pacific Games.
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  • Monday 27 March 2017 5:14pm


    Tokyo, Japan
    : Two Japanese doctors, managers of Tonga's Malimali Project promoting oral health education in schools, have received special awards presented in Tokyo on March 13 for their efforts in helping Tongan children over two decades. They were honoured at a meeting with the Emperor Akihito of Japan.
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  • Friday 24 March 2017 5:34pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Ioana Sugar was the highest scoring angler at the Billfish Bar Steinlager Tournament held on 18 March.
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  • Friday 24 March 2017 4:43pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A Chinese design team for the Tonga High School Sports Complex to be constructed for the 2019 Pacific Games are in Nuku’alofa for 27-days to finalize their designs and specs.
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  • Friday 24 March 2017 4:30pm


    Auckland, New Zealand
    : Five local Tongan companies will showcase products at New Zealand’s annual Pasifika Festival in Auckland, this weekend.
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  • Friday 24 March 2017 4:11pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 45-year-old woman who was arrested following a complaint that she had at numerous times assaulted her 68-year-old mother at a home in Ma’ufanga has been charged with assault.
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  • Friday 24 March 2017 12:31pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Court of Appeal of Tonga on 16 March 2017 overturned a decision by the Supreme Court that a 2007 tenancy agreement for a commercial property at Haveluloto was unconscionable. The tenant won the appeal and the landlords were ordered not to interfere with access to the building by the shopkeeper and her sub-tenant.
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