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Results for Tonga
After the final day of nomination today, a total of 106 candidates including 16 women, will contest 17 People’s Representative seats in parliament, in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27, 2014.
Two traditional double-hulled voyaging canoes from Hawai’i were welcomed in Tonga yesterday October 23rd at Faua Wharf, Nuku’alofa.
Twenty eight parliamentary candidates, including one woman, registered yesterday to contest Tonga’s seven outer islands constituencies in the November 27 General Election, while more are expected to register today on the final day of nominations.
Tonga’s Civil Aviation Authority with the assistance of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office PASO is currently working toward upgrading its Civil Aviation Safety System to be in line with safety standard demanded by the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO.
Forty-five parliamentary candidates, including nine women, have registered today to contest Tongatapu’s 10 constituencies in the November 27 General Election, while more are expected to register tomorrow on the final day of nominations.
Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku’aho, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia was among the women ambassadors who met Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP in Canberra on October 22.
Over 200 students received certificates during the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute Academic Achievement Award ceremony on Saturday, October 18 in Tofoa.
Auckland-born netballer, 20 year-old Temalisi Fakahokotau is the latest recruit to New Zealand’s national netball team, the Silver Ferns.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a 19-year-old boy who sustained severe injuries allegedly consistent with stabbing during an argument in Ha’asini last night, October 20.
With only a month to go before the Tonga General Election on November 27, the nomination of candidates will be held this week on October 23-24.
‘Akilisi Pohiva paid $22,000 in legal costs to the Supreme Court yesterday, October 20 so that he can stand as a candidate for Tonga’s General Election on November 27, 2014.
Tongans are naturally built for Sumo, says Vava‘u bred Sumo wrestler, Siosifa ‘Isama’u who represented Tonga in September at the 14th annual USA Sumo Open in Los Angeles, California. By Finau Fonua
Papua New Guinea cruised to a 32 – 18 victory over Mate Ma’a Tonga yesterday at Lae, PNG.
Chief Justice Michael Scott today ordered ‘Akilisi Pohiva to pay $22,000 in legal costs to the Registrar of the Supreme Court by close of business on 21 October 2014.
Tonga’s National Rugby League team, the Mate Ma‘a Tonga will face Papua New Guinea (PNG) this Sunday 19 October in Lae city, PNG.
The strike by the Civil Servants that was scheduled for today, 17 October has been postponed to Monday, 20 October, the Secretary General of PSA Mele ‘Amanaki told Matangi Tonga yesterday.
Petrol prices increased and diesel and kerosene prices decreased in the new fuel prices announced by the Ministry of Commerce for the next month, effective from today October 16 to mid-November.
Family farmers contribute to Tonga’s food security and are central to the food systems of Tonga, but they must evolve over time, Gavin Wall, the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Pacific said on World Food Day 2014, today.
The Pacific Pearl cruise ship from Australia visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2300 people on board.