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  • Monday 20 November 2017 6:46pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 60-year-old grandfather has been charged with bodily harm after he is alleged to have accidentally shot his daughter and four-year-old son with a .22 rifle, during an incident on Saturday night at Hofoa.
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  • Monday 20 November 2017 5:34pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Lord Tangi, a Life Peer has been appointed by HM King Tupou VI as Interim Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, effective from November 17.
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  • Sunday 19 November 2017 10:25pm


    Bonn, Germany
    : Next year’s “Talanoa Dialogue” – to be convened by Fiji, which last week became the first island state to chair UN climate talks – will help countries identify exactly how they can achieve the goals set in the Paris agreement. That dialogue, which countries should approach in good faith, must be a springboard for further action. By Hilda Heine and Kevin Rudd
  • Sunday 19 November 2017 5:32pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The results of Tonga’s November 16 General Election “reflected the wishes of the people” the Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Hon. Margaret Wilson DNZM said at the Tanoa Hotel on 18 November. Speaking to the press at the end of their observer mission, she congratulated the Kingdom of Tonga for turning out in numbers to exercise their democratic right.
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  • Friday 17 November 2017 9:14pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The three-days 32nd Annual Meeting of the South Pacific Central Bank Governors Annual Meeting ended in Nuku’alofa today, 17 November 2017.
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  • Friday 17 November 2017 9:09pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Return of the Writs of Election to the King is expected to be returned sooner then the required date of November 30, said the Supervisor of Elections Pita Vuki today.
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  • Friday 17 November 2017 9:05pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : 67% of registered Tongan voters turned out to cast their votes in the General Election 2017 held on November 16.
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  • Friday 17 November 2017 12:16am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : All nine cabinet ministers of Tonga's Caretaker Government were re-elected in Tonga's snap General Election yesterday 16 November. The successful candidates were announced by the Electoral Commissioner, Pita Vuki, before 10.00 pm last night. UPDATE: All candidates results.
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  • Thursday 16 November 2017 6:41pm


    Christchurch, New Zealand
    : Mate Ma’a Tonga and Lebanon have announced their teams for this weekend’s clash in the quarterfinal of the Rugby League World Cup in Christchurch, New Zealand. Tonga sees one change from last week’s game against the Kiwis in the form of Michael Jennings who replaces Mahe Fonua.
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  • Thursday 16 November 2017 6:34pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Lord Vaha’i has won a seat in parliament after winning a coin toss against Lord Vaea after he tied with the former Tongatapu No. 1 Noble's Representative.
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  • Thursday 16 November 2017 2:34pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Nobles will toss a coin at 5.30pm to decide who will win the Tongatapu No. 3 Nobles' Representative seat because of a tied result between Lord Vaea and Lord Vaha'i.
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  • Thursday 16 November 2017 10:53am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The ‘Ikale Tahi will face Japan’s “Brave Blossoms” this Saturday 18 November in Toulouse, France.
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  • Thursday 16 November 2017 10:47am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Polling stations across Tonga opened this morning at 9:00am for the 2017 General Election to elect the 17 People's Representatives to the Legislative Assembly.
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  • Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : With the General Election tomorrow Thursday, November 16 candidates have wound-up their campaigns after weeks of running rowdy floats parade, alongside radio, television programmes and community meetings throughout Tonga.
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  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 9:36pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Popua's young students won the first ‘Mai e 5’ school cooking competition on November 15. The cooking programme reinforces the value of eating healthy nutritious food
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  • Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : 'Atenisi Institute celebrated its 50th year in Tongan education 1966-2016 with acknowledgements made during its special graduation ceremony on October 28, held at the Scenic Hotel, Fua'amotu, Tongatapu.
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  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 3:35pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Chairman of the combined utility board, Mr Carl Sanft presented a cheque of $7,319,219 to the Minister of Public Enterprises, Hon. Poasi Tei as the utilities combined dividend and tax for the 2016/2017 financial year. This is a record dividend and tax and the highest to be paid to the shareholder, the Government of Tonga by a Public Enterprise.
  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 9:45am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Ambassadors to Tonga are presenting their credentials to HM King Tupou VI at the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa this week during Diplomatic Week.
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  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 9:37am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The national Tonga Men’s 7s team have failed to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2018 Hong Kong Sevens tournament, after they finished 7th place at the 2017 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship over the weekend November 10 – 11. However, they have a last chance to qualify if they can beat Cook Islands at the 2017 Mini-Pacific Games in December.
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  • Tuesday 14 November 2017 12:13am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A Commonwealth Observer Group arrived in Tonga on 9 November to observe Tonga’s 2017 National Parliamentary Elections that will take place on Thursday, 16 November.
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