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  • Education
    Tuesday 15 July 2014 9:15pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano launched the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus fast internet connectivity to Tonga’s fibre optic cable network today, Tuesday 15 July.
  • Photo News
    Monday 14 July 2014 6:35pm

    Honolulu, Hawaii
    : The Liahona-Saineha Alumni Association held its 2014 reunion celebration last week in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Education
    Monday 14 July 2014 5:59pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A new study by Australian researchers has stated that Tonga was the only prehistoric state in Oceania to encompass an entire archipelago and extend its influence to other island groups.
  • Photo News
    Monday 14 July 2014 5:12pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A colourful float parade held on Saturday, 12 July concluded the 2014 Miss Heilala pageant.
  • Royalty & Nobility
    Monday 14 July 2014 4:04pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Crown Princess Sinaitakala gave birth to a baby girl at 7.49am, Saturday 12 July, at Auckland Hospital, New Zealand.
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  • Photo News
    Saturday 12 July 2014 1:43pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Miss Bou’s Fashion Cassandra Ngaluafe (21) was crowned as Tonga’s new Miss Heilala 2014-15, at Joe’s Kahana Lagoon, last night 11 July 11.
  • Photo News
    Friday 11 July 2014 5:07pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Creative and unique island creation outfits were showcased last night 10 July during the final judging event of the Miss Heilala Pageant, at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
  • Environment
    Friday 11 July 2014 3:37pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : An Asian Development Bank (ADB) review has summarized challenges for Tonga’s Solid Waste Management.
  • Business
    Thursday 10 July 2014 5:38pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The ‘Uiha & Sons GIO Recycling Company’s new office building on Hala Salote, Fasi-moe-Afi was officially opened by Princess Pilolevu Tuita this morning, 10 July.
  • Photo News
    Thursday 10 July 2014 4:03pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s traditional dancing and costumes was on show at the Miss Heilala Tau’olunga competition last night 9 July, at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
  • Police and Crime
    Thursday 10 July 2014 3:36pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Five men have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery in relation to a robbery at a home in Sopu on 11 June, where a woman occupant was allegedly raped.
  • Economy
    Wednesday 9 July 2014 8:50pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : An Asian Development Bank report has stated that the Tongan economy grew 1.5% for the year 2014 (ending 30 June).
  • Royalty & Nobility
    Wednesday 9 July 2014 8:47pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : HM King Tupou VI this week bestowed two honorary titles: Viliami Sione Ngu Tuku’aho with the title Serene Highness Prince Tu’ipelehake; and Lord Kalaniuvalu Fotofili with the title Serene Highness Prince Kalaniuvalu.
  • From the Courts
    Wednesday 9 July 2014 6:12pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Hon Justice Cato sentenced Police Inspector Kelepi Hala’ufia to 11 years and Police Constable Salesi Maile to nine years in the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court this morning, 9 July.
  • Photo News
    Tuesday 8 July 2014 5:10pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Colourful sarong wear and talent performances by seven Miss Heilala contestants wowed a large crowd during the pageant’s first night of competition last night, 7 July at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
  • Environment
    Tuesday 8 July 2014 4:36pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Tongan government has committed $1.5 Million US dollars to a regional fight against “invasive species” which are a threat to native species.
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  • Religion
    Monday 7 July 2014 9:08pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The One Tonga choral night filled the Queen Salote Memorial Hall with music last night, 8 June, as 13 singing groups from various Christian denominations presented “Glorifing God in Song”.
  • Travel
    Saturday 5 July 2014 9:38pm

    Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
    : Seven contestants for the Miss Heilala crown 2014-15 met today for the Pageant orientation at Joe’s Kahana Lagoon in Nuku‘alofa.
  • People
    Saturday 5 July 2014 8:08pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Rev Fr Dave Mulllins, a name that is synonymous with the development of rugby and sports in Tonga, was a guest of honor at a reception hosted by the 2019 Pacific Games Organizing Committee on Friday evening, 4 July at Davina House, Ma’ufanga.
  • Royalty & Nobility
    Saturday 5 July 2014 5:15pm

    Neiafu, Vava‘u
    : HM King Tupou VI inspected a Military Parade at the Mala’e Fangatongo, Neiafu, yesterday July 4 during the King’s Birthday celebrations in Vava‘u. Photos by Lisa Molloy

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