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Wednesday 7 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an application by the Public Service Association and ‘Akilisi Pohiva to recover further documents from defendants, Kingdom of Tonga and Tongasat, in an ongoing legal proceeding, in which they essentially claimed the unlawful payment of millions to Tongasat, for the use of orbital slots by a Chinese company.
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Thursday 22 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An application by the Public Service Association, for an Injunction and a Judicial Review of a Cabinet decision to implement a new salary structure for Civil Servants that was structured by the Remuneration Authority, was rejected by Lord Chief Justice O. G. Paulsen on 13 September 2016.
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Tuesday 9 August 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Public Service Association PSA on 8 August applied to the Tonga Supreme Court for an injunction to stop government from implementing a new salary structure that was introduced on 1 July 2016.
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Thursday 14 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition to King Tupou VI from the Public Service Association (PSA) was submitted on Tuesday, 12 July, as the PSA continues to push for defering the implementation of new civil salary structures. The petition was signed by 476 public servants.
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Monday 21 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Public Service Association won their appeal against an initial court order to pay $20,000 each of security costs before their civil action against Tongasat can proceed.
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Monday 30 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Public Service Association Inc. and the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will have to pay $20,000 pa'anga each by way of security to the Supreme Court before their civil action regarding the alleged unlawful payment of Chinese aid money to Friendly Islands Satellite Communication Ltd. (FISC) can proceed to trial.
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by the Public Service Association Inc. and Mele ‘Amanaki to transfer civil actions claiming damages against them for defamation, from the Magistrate’s Court to the Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 12 November 2014
USA
Neongo 'a hono tu'uaki e Temokalatí 'o pehē tokua ko e mafai 'e 'i he 'aofinima 'o e kakaí, ka 'oku hoko e Temokalatí ia ko e me'angaue faka-politikale pē ki ha ni'ihi tokosi'i ke nau pule ki he toenga e fonuá. Kuo fakamo'oni'i 'oku lolotonga hoko eni i 'Amelika he 'aho ni, pea me'apango kuo 'osi kamata e me'a tatau 'i Tonga he mali siokoloa (marriage of convenience) ko ia 'a e Temokalati Tonga mo e Kautaha e Kaungaue Fakapule'anga (PSA). – Tevita Vaikona mo Senituli Penitani.
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Monday 13 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Public Service Association (PSA) is threatening a strike on Friday October 17 demanding that the Tongan government agree to a 20-22% salary rise for Civil Servants. Government has stressed in a statement this week that it cannot afford any further pay rises this year.
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Wednesday 6 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele, saying that the Public Servants' Association (PSA) is out of step with its new demands for the extension of the 60, 70, 80% salary rise for two more years and for a political reform to be implemented next year, has warned that civil servants should stay clear of politics.
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Moss Beach-CA, USA
Tonga is on the verge of declaring a "state of emergency" and we all know that it is not a natural disaster that causes the crisis; it is a human creation. It is a triumph of matter over mind and morality. With catastrophe looming over Tonga, there are many who take this matter much too lightly. Shoreline (in this case Crown Prince Tupouto'a) and the Public Servants Association (PSA) are some who are unfazed with Tonga's bankruptcy reality.
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Wednesday 5 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It will be a big pay day for many of Tonga's civil servants next week when they collect back pay for the weeks they were on strike.
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Friday 9 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was one happy family again at Tonga High School campus yesterday, when the 49 teachers and staff who went on strike returned to work.
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Tuesday 6 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In the largest protest march in Tonga's history over 10,000 people gathered outside the Royal Palace today calling on the King of Tonga to dismiss the Prime Minister, Prince 'Ulukalala Lavaka Ata, and all of his 14 Cabinet Ministers. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Linny Folau
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Monday 5 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's striking civil servants were told by PSA officials to return to work this afternoon - and then the workers could apply for casual leave to have another day off tomorrow to join another march.
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Sunday 4 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Cabinet will consider setting up a Royal Commission to review the Constitution with a view to allowing a more democratic form of government for Tonga. by Pesi Fonua.
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Saturday 3 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government has conceded to the basic demands of the national civil servants strike, including back-dated 60-70-80% pay rises, no disciplinary actions, and a two year suspension of the salary review that led to the six weeks old strike.
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Friday 2 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
High expectations this evening that an understanding would be signed to end Tonga's national strike of civil servants, as it entered its seventh week today, were shattered when the PSA committee postponed a scheduled signing indefinitely.
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Friday 2 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Large groups of civil servants from Vava'u and Ha'apai staged two colourful marches in Nuku'alofa today in solidarity with Tongatapu strikers. Photos and story by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 1 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Public Servants' Association this afternoon rejected most of the new offer made by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolevu, this morning, September 1 at Pangai Si'i.
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