Prince ‘Ulukalala (26), second in line to the Tongan throne, and Hon Sinaitakala Tu’imatamoana Fakafanua (24) will celebrate their engagement in Sydney in January.
Tonga’s first women-led community 98FM radio station called Voice of the people (Le’o ‘o e Kakai) 98FM radio station was launched in Nuku’alofa on September 16 for a one week trial run featuring programs on women’s and youth issues.
HM King George Tupou V has donated musical instruments to the Royal Corps of Musicians at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa, on Friday September 16.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived for a two-day visit in Kiribati on Sunday, and attended bilateral meetings before a state dinner in the island’s capital, Tarawa, hosted by the President, His Excellency Anote Tong.
Tonga’s Fua’amotu International Airport turned red this morning as hundreds of people gathered at the airport to bid farewell to Tonga’s national rugby team, ‘Ikale Tahi.
Tonga is off to a great start at the 14th Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia after winning two gold medals, one silver and two bronze after day one of competition, on August 29.
With less than two weeks to go before the ‘Ikale Tahi meets the New Zealand All Blacks on Friday, September 9 the public support has been tremendous in Nuku’alofa where, today, Tonga High School went all mad red and white, in a mufti day.
The family of ‘Akau’ola, the Special Adviser to the Tongan Prime Minister, were evacuated under police supervision from a private property on Hala Tupoulahi on Friday afternoon, 26 August, after defying a court order to leave.
New ownership of the Royal International Hotel near Tonga’s Fua’amotu International Airport was announced by the Managing Director of the Scenic Hotel Group, Brendan Taylor in Tonga on 8 August.
Tonga has so much to be proud of in its education system, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia HE Ms Quentin Bryce said in visiting the Nuku’alofa Government Primary School on August 2.