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  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Tuesday 28 June 2011 9:44am

    'Aokalani, Nu'usila
    : ‘Oku ou faka’amu pe keke mea’i Katalin, kuo hanga ‘ehe ngaahi fonua, kau ai ‘a e EU ‘o fakafaingofua’i ‘etau fengaue’aki ‘aki hano fokotu’u ‘o ha ngaahi ‘ofisi ‘o kau ai ‘a e ‘Ofisi Fakafeitu’u ‘i Suva, Fisi. ‘Oku ‘I ai hotau ‘ofisi fakafeitu’u ‘i Geneva kene fakahoko fatongia ki he WTO. - Dr Fotu K.V. Fisiiahi.
  • Education
    Monday 27 June 2011 9:24pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Over $1 million pa’anga was collected by ex-students of Tupou College at their 145th Anniversary Celebration at Toloa on Saturday, June 25.
  • Arts & Entertainment
    Monday 27 June 2011 9:10pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The latest fashion for fakaleitis was showcased at the Rising Queenz Fashion Show on June 24, with eight local designers presenting a range of colourful and outrageous outfits, modelled by fakaleitis on a catwalk at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Sunday 26 June 2011 10:33am

    Mataika, Kolofo'ou,Nuku'alofa,Tonga
    : ‘Oku ou kole fakamolemole atu pe ke mou kataki mu’a ketau ‘uluaki ‘analaiso’i ‘a e tefito’i ngaue fakapule’anga mo e pule’anga mo e mahu’inga ‘o e feohingaue kimu’a pea tau toki laku ‘etau ngaahi fokotu’utu’u ke tapuni e kae fokotu’u e. ‘I he anga ‘etau feohi fakangaue ‘oku fu’u mahu’inga ‘aupito ‘a e me’a tonu ‘a e Talafekau Lahi Tonga ki Pilitania mo Iulope he ngaahi fakataha lalahi ‘oku hoko he taimi katoa. - Katalin Baranyi.
  • Government
    Sunday 26 June 2011 10:29am

    Pango Pango, Amerika Samoa
    : In this tough economic times, a country is to cut down on expenses. We are at a desperate time and it calls for desperate measures. – Mafi ‘o Amerika Samoa.
  • Sports
    Saturday 25 June 2011 6:35pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Wearing red every Friday 100 staff members of the Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd. are showing their support for Tonga’s national rugby team, the ‘Ikale Tahi in the lead-up to the Rugby World Cup 2011 in September.
  • Pacific Islands
    Saturday 25 June 2011 6:27pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A tour of the Pacific islands by US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Kurt Campbell, will include Tonga on June 27.
  • Pacific Islands
    Saturday 25 June 2011 6:45am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Tonga government has rejected an application by the Fijian Government, requesting for the extradition of Ratu Tevita Ululakeba Mara to Fiji.
  • Development
    Friday 24 June 2011 1:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The completion of the $118 million pa’anga reconstruction of central Nuku’alofa funded by a loan from the EXIM Bank of China is now hanging on a knife-edge. An investigative report leaked to the public this week reveals that high level political manoeuvring to take over the operation could derail the reconstruction by undermining its legally contracted project management. The sensitive report goes to Cabinet today, June 24.
  • Rugby
    Thursday 23 June 2011 10:05pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The ‘Ikale Tahi Head Coach, ‘Isitolo Maka, today, 23 June announced his team for Tonga’s first game in the Pacific Nations Cup 2011 at Lautoka on 2 July.
  • Letters
    Thursday 23 June 2011 4:30pm

    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    : We may have lost the wisdom of the greatest visionary leader of Tonga if not of the whole Pacific Region. - Mafi ‘o Amerika Samoa.
  • Press Releases
    Thursday 23 June 2011 4:08pm

    Manila, Philippines
    : With an energy crisis looming, Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda today called on Asian nations to “take radical steps” to increase energy efficiency and invest in renewable energy. – ADB.
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Thursday 23 June 2011 3:50pm

    'Okalani, Nu'usila
    : Tapuni e ‘Ofisi ‘i Uelingatoni kae fakafoki mai ‘a e ‘ofisi ki ‘Aokalani ni pea me’a mai ‘a ‘Eiki Haikomisiona mo hono tokoni ‘o me’a he ‘api ko ‘Atalanga mo fakahoko fatongia mei ai. Mahalo na’a sai ke tapuni ‘a e ‘ofisi ‘i Pilitania he ko e ngaahi ngaue kotoa ‘oku fakahoko ai ‘oku malava pe ke fakahoko atu mei Nu’usila ni pe ko Tonga na. He ‘ikai te u lave ki USA mo ‘Aositelelia he ‘oku ‘ikai puli he ‘Eiki Palemia ‘a e tu’unga ‘oku ‘I ai ‘a e ongo ‘ofisi koia. - Dr Fotu K.V Fisiiahi.
  • Religion
    Thursday 23 June 2011 10:09am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Rev Dr ‘Ahio was re-elected on June 22 as the President of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga during the 88th Free Wesleyan Church Annual Conference at the Centennial Church, Saione.
  • Letters
    Wednesday 22 June 2011 4:30pm

    Pago Pago, American Samoa
    : The declaration of the Republic of Minerva in 1971 led to the Conference of the Neighboring Island States in 1972 at which the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga made a claim over the Minerva Reef. Sione Lousiale Kava.
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Wednesday 22 June 2011 11:17am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tau fakakaukau ange pe koeha na’e fili ai ‘a e ‘Ikale Tahi ke fakahoko ‘a e fakaava ‘o e feauhi (Ipu ‘a Mamani 2011) pea mo e All Black. ‘Oku ‘I ai pe ‘a e ngaahi tali, ngaahi ‘uhinga mo e ngaahi fakakaukau ka ‘oku totonu ke tau fiefia he ‘oku tau kau ‘I he lau. Hange ‘e mamata ‘akapulu kotoa ‘a mamani ‘I he ‘aho koia. Ko ia ai ‘oku ou fokotu’u atu ke tau poupou kotoa, pea ‘ave ‘etau falala ki he kau ngaue pea mo e kau va’inga ‘e fili ki ai. – Sione Petelo.
  • Photo News
    Tuesday 21 June 2011 9:32pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Hundreds of Tupou College Ex-students marched through central Nuku’alofa this morning, June 21 to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the Free Wesleyan Church’s All Boys Secondary School.
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Tuesday 21 June 2011 8:49pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Ko e kai ke mo’ui, ka ‘oku ‘ikai ko e mo’ui ke kai! Ko e fa’a kai mo e fa’a katoanga, ‘e mo’oni ai e lau ‘a e motu’a ‘e taha. “… mu’omu’a mai ‘a e fe’amokaki, hoko mai ai e fusimo’omo pea muimui mai e avangongo ‘a e kato, kae hange ha ifi ika e longoa’a ‘a e manava… ” – Witcliffe Taufa.
  • Police and Crime
    Monday 20 June 2011 9:32pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A manhunt continues for the two male prisoners who escaped on June 6, who are thought to be on Tongatapu, but frustrating prison wardens who are looking for leads on their whereabouts.
  • From the Courts
    Monday 20 June 2011 9:29pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Jailed brothel keeper, Liu Lirong, has applied for bail pending her appeal against both her conviction and sentence.

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