A Western Union promo rewarded two of its customers with packages groceries worth $200 on Friday January 11.
A Tonga Secondary School Leadership Program that aims at developing leadership and capacity skills of Tonga Secondary School principals will run for five years under an Australian Aid funded project that was launched in April.
Nuku’alofa’s downtown Reload Bar opened a new upstairs lounge bar extension on December 13 ready for the holiday season.
HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia, was in Nuku’alofa today and visited the Women’s Affairs Division, on a fact finding mission to see how she might assist in the development of women’s group in Tonga.
Visiting Tonga, Senator Louise Pratt of Western Australia, presented new uniforms to Tonga Police officers at the Police Headquarter in Longlongo today. This is part of a Tonga Police Development Program funded by a Tri-Partite Development Agreement between Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau.
Tonga College is celebrating its 130th Anniversary in a four-day event that started on Thursday 6 December. King Tupou VI is expected to attend the commemoration service on Saturday 8 December at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium. Photos by Linny Folau.
Tongan businessman Ross Chapman, the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd., today donated $15,000 to help support a local child cancer foundation.
Claims in Tonga’s parliament that there was an illegal transference of government money to Tongasat have been denied by two Prime Ministers, in a row over how a USD$75 million grant from China to Tonga was used.
The 79th birthday of Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Tonga with a reception hosted by the new Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro on 28 November, at his residence in ’Anana, and attended by Tonga’s King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u, when guest speakers noted the strengthening of diplomatic ties between Tonga and Japan. Photos by Linny Folau
Little Italy Hotel and Restaurant showcased its renovated restaurant and rooms, with a celebration on the evening of November 27, when the owners, Angelo and Meleseini Crapanzano, draped the front of the two storey hotel with an Italian flag. Photos by Linny Folau.