‘Isileli Pulu, who followed a crowd of rioters and witnessed damage to businesses during the 16 November 2006 Nuku’alofa riots, was vigorously questioned on his movements on that day, when he gave evidence in an insurance case heard at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court yesterday. During the hard questioning the judge warned ‘Isileli that he may not answer any questions if he felt it might incriminate himself.
Since Monday, September 10, the Tongan Parliament has been trying to decide what to do with a new motion by the Minister of Justice, Hon. Clive Edwards for a parliamentary select committee to go and find out why protesters burned the Nuku’alofa Central Business District on 16 November 2006. Clive’s new motion riled up emotional and aggressive comments from members of the House who reminded him that there were court cases and they had got off, but if he wanted to go back to the past they might get caught this time. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
The Pacific States of ACP strongly voiced frustrations over an apparent lack of commitment by the European Union to conclude comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements for a free trade area with the Pacific region, during the 95th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers Meeting on June 12. By Linny Folau in Port Vila.
Tonga’s Minister for Labour, Commerce and Industries Hon ‘Isileli Pulu will attend the 95th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers and 37th Session of the Joint ACP-EU Council of Ministers Meetings, on June 11-15 in Vanuatu.
FOUR accused People's Representatives and one former PR who are facing sedition charges may now go to tr