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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tabulated results for all polling places was released by Tonga’s Electoral Commission today, with downloadable files for Tongatapu and Outer Islands results.
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Friday 28 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Local climate change activists across the Pacific, delivered letters to ANZ bank management last Thursday November 20 asking them to divest (business boycott) from the fossil fuel industry. In Tonga, a letter was delivered to Nuku’alofa’s ANZ bank by a young volunteer Taufu‘i Naufahu.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the General Election over, Tonga is now waiting to find out when a new Prime Minister and a new Cabinet will be put into place to lead the country during the next four years. Editor’s Comment by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan, Fijian and Samoan exporters are confident that their sales will rise by over 50% over the next 12 months, according to the inaugural “Pacific Export Survey 2014”.
Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Outer island voters chose five new People’s Representatives and returned two incumbents in today’s General Election. No women were elected.
Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu voters have replaced seven of their ten incumbent MPs, retaining only three in today’s General Election. One of the incumbents did not restand. No women were successful in taking Tongatapu seats.
Thursday 27 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Early unofficial results from Tongatapu polling places indicate a close contest for Tongatapu 3 constituency with three polling places topped by different candidates, Tevita Palu, Siaosi Sovaleni and Clive Edwards.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s nobles have reelected the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanoto his parliamentary seat, among eight incumbent Nobles Representatives and one new Nobles Representative after 29 men voted at the Palace Office this morning. The official results for the nine Noble’s Representatives were announced after polling closed in the General Election at 4:00pm. Results for the 17 People’s Representatives polling places will be announced later this evening.
Thursday 27 November 2014
Roy Helu

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There are currently at least 21 Gridiron players of Tongan heritage in America’s most popular sporting tournament, the National Football League.

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Power Ltd has stated its operational net profit at $4,992,500 Pa’anga (after tax). The figure is a significant rise from last year’s net profit of $2,938,659.
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Wednesday 26 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Power Ltd. is pleased to announce a further reduction in the electricity tariff, from the notice published on 10 November 2014. This further reduction will be effective on 1 December 2014.
Wednesday 26 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Power Ltd. Board of Directors declared the company’s dividend at a total of T$1,359,314 on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 to the shareholder, the Government of Tonga.
Tuesday 25 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The White Ribbon Day 25 November was marked in Tonga today as part of an international campaign led by men speaking out to end violence against women and girls.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tomavilanova Tu’ipulotu is the third Tongatapu candidate to be disqualified from contesting Thursday’s General Election, after he was found to have not been living at Tongatapu No. 9 Constituency, which he was nominated for.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Suva, Fiji
The annual “Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing User Conference” commenced today November 25 at the University of the South Pacific in Suva. Two hundred people are expected to attend the 3 day conference.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Business Enterprise Centre (TBEC) has been given a massive boost from the New Zealand Government. The centre will receive an investment of $8.4 million pa’anga over the next five years.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Businesses in Tonga will soon be able to renew their business licences online, by accessing a new government website.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Monte Carlo, Monaco
New Zealand-Tongan Shot put athlete, Valerie Adams has been named the “The Athlete of the year” by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last week on November 21, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
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Monday 24 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the General Election just two days away on Thursday 27 November, some Tongatapu candidates heated up their final campaigns in loud colourful parades on Saturday, 22 November in central Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 24 November 2014
youths

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A brawl among youths, alleged to have been students, erupted in central Nuku’alofa on Saturday afternoon, 22 November.
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