An impressive and beautiful display of Tonga’s finest mats and tapa cloths lined the roads of Pea and Ha’ateiho villages this afternoon as they welcomed the king and public traveling to the Tongatapu Agricultural Show 2014 at Atele. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Results for Tonga
Apifo‘ou College won the 2014 Tonga Secondary Schools 1st XV rugby grand-final with an upset win over Tupou College Toloa today August 22.
After an application against his removal order was declined by the Supreme Court last week, Antone Thomas Pedras (62) was this week granted a stay on the removal until the outcome of his appeal to the Court of Appeal is determined in October this year.
The ‘Peace Ark’ Naval Hospital Ship from China departed Nuku’alofa today Wednesday, 20 August after a week of providing free medical services that included 39 surgeries, and removing a bullet from a Tongan who had been shot while he was in the United States.
‘Ofa Tu’ikolovatu of the ‘Uiha & Sons GIO Recycling Co in Nuku’alofa was re-elected as President of Women in Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) Tonga Inc. at its Annual General Meeting tonight, August 20. ‘Ofa is supported by an elected board of local business women and entrepreneurs from the formal and informal sectors:
Tonga’s Australian Football team, the Tonga Thunder easily defeated Pakistan 147 – 6 yesterday 19 August at the International Cup (AFL world cup) in Melbourne, Australia.
Around 100 people from various sectors attended a “Tonga Foresight Xchange 2014” held today, 19 August, which aims to discuss and agree upon future priorities they want to see implemented through government policies.
A 62 year-old American man, Antone Thomas Pedras is facing deportation after his appeal against a removal order was dismissed by the Supreme Court.
Tonga Law enforcement agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 15 August to share information and work together in order to tackle serious financial and commercial crimes.
The ‘Ikale Tahi will play Scotland on November 22 in the town of Kilmarnock, Scotland.
Tonga’s Australian Football team, the “Tonga Thunder” outclassed Japan 136 – 15 at the International Cup (AFL World Cup) in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday 16 August.
Cheaper fuel prices have been announced by the Tonga Competent Authority to be effective from Monday 18 August.
The ‘Eua Agricultural Show 2014 was held today, Friday 15 August at the Niu’eiki grounds in Angaha, attended by King Tupou VI.
Private Sector Development is “the backbone” of the work of Development Financial Institutes in the Pacific; to provide capital for the Private Sector to enable their business ventures to grow, Anna Mendiola, the ADFIP chairperson, said in opening its regional meeting at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 14 August.
The Tonga Tennis Association is sending a team of eleven local junior players on a tour of American Samoa and Fiji.
The Ark Peace, a Naval Hospital Ship from China arrived this morning at Vuna Wharf on a one-week visit to provide medical services to the people of Tonga.
Civil works to resurface and strengthen the runways at Tonga’s Fua‘amotu International Airport and Lupepau’u International Airport starting this year, are expecting to be completed in 2015, under a $31 million pa’anga project financed by the World Bank.
The Ministry of Revenue & Customs is announcing a new small business tax after changes to the Income Tax Law that brings everyone into the new turnover system that began on 1 July 2014. The new tax is compulsory unless business owners apply for an option to remain in the current profit based system.
Much needed new medical equipment and supplies were presented to Ngu Hospital, Neiafu, on Wednesday 6 August from the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.
Tonga’s AFL (Australian Football) team overmatched India in its opening game of the AFL world cup in Melbourne, yesterday Sunday 10 August. Tonga scored 172 points while India managed only 6.