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Thursday 23 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were further delays today to the Tongan Parliament's deliberations on a motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva. Today's recess was reportedly allowed so that defamatory remarks on two private individuals could be deleted from the response of the Prime Minister to the Motion. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Monday 20 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva was read in the Tongan Parliament this morning, 20 February. The motion was tabled by Lord Tu’iha’angana, the Chairman of the House’s Standing Committee of Privileges. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 14 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister doesn't think that a group of 10 Nobles and People's Representatives will win a Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the PM and Cabinet, when it goes through the House next week.
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Monday 13 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Vote of No Confidence in Tonga's Prime Minister and his Cabinet was handed out by the Speaker, Lord Tu'ivakano, to the Tongan Parliament this afternoon before the House closed today at 4:00pm.
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Friday 3 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva was received by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Lord Tu’ivakano yesterday, Thursday, February 2, the Chief Clerk stated today.
Friday 4 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
What has happened to the Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva and his government? It's a question that many people have been asking after the Tongan Parliament ended its 2016 session on Thursday, 27 October.
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Tuesday 1 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Parliament struggled to make decisions on two important issues before its 2016 session closed on Thursday, 27 October. The House was trying to establish new procedures for a parliamentary Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister and his Cabinet. The other difficult issue was who will hold the ultimate power to appoint an Anti-corruption Commissioner for Tonga. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 24 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's parliament last week appeared to be rehearsing how to prepare, present, and to process a Vote of No Confidence in a Prime Minister and his Cabinet. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 14 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The government can’t do much to help people in the flooded areas of Nuku’alofa because government has no money, the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told parliament yesterday, Monday 13 June. He said that the newly constructed roads in the areas stopped the floodwater from flowing out of the areas. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 29 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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.
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Monday 8 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After putting it off for a month, Tonga's parliament today rejected a Motion for a Vote of no Confidence in the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano and his cabinet.
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Thursday 13 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A motion by the Minister of Justice, Hon. Clive Edwards, for a Parliamentary Select Committee to find out why protesters burnt Nuku'alofa on 16 November 2006, was withdrawn by order of the Acting Speaker yesterday, after 'Akilisi Pohiva pleaded with the Prime Minister to ask the Acting Speaker to have it withdrawn. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's parliament today decided to defer their deliberation on a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister for one month from today. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 22 August 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A revelation by 'Akilisi Pohiva yesterday afternoon that he had told the Prime Minister to dismiss his two appointed ministers, the Minister of Education and the Minister of Justice, and that 'Akilisi wanted to be the Minister of Education, presented a new dimension to the deliberation in the House over a Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister signed by 10 People's Representatives. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Monday 20 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After a messy debate over a tangled web of confusion surrounding a Motion for Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Tonga's Speaker closed today's session by calling for an urgent special meeting with some of the key members involved. "I am not happy with where we have got to with the proceedings of the House," Lord Fakafanua said. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 16 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A move by ten members of the Tongan parliament to topple Tonga's first majority-elected government with a Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano, on June 18, has plunged Tongan politics into its most unstable state, since the political maneuvering by some politicians with a similar intention resulted in the mindless burning of the Nuku'alofa Central Business District on November 16, 2006. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 2 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan parliament was in an uproar this afternoon as members who supported a Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister were given the floor to counter the written response of the Prime Minister that had been read to the parliament over the previous five days of sitting. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 24 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Motion for a Vote of No Confidence against the Prime Minister and government was unconstitutional and should be rejected by the House, the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano stated in his response to the Tongan parliament yesterday, July 23.
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Wednesday 18 July 2012
England UK
"What is the reason for the vote of no confidence?". 'Otuanga'ofa Democratic Party 'ODP: "We have a constitutional right to put forward this motion, whether the motion is strong enough or relevant, that's a different issue altogether." Now that is what I call 'a direct abuse of the constitution' – Senolita Swan.
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Tuesday 17 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Motion for a Vote of No Confidence, scheduled to be heard today, July 17, in the Tonga Legislative Assembly, has been postponed until Thursday July 19.
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