You are here

Results for tag

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China marked the 90th Anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with an event attended by diplomats, ministers, nobles and defence force personnel at Loumaile Lodge in Nuku'alofa last night, 1 August.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A local horticulture producer and exporter, Nishi Trading Ltd., has been registered as a training provider by the Tonga National Qualification and Accreditation Board (TNQAB).
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three-masted yacht EOS, currently moored at Vuna Wharf, presents a stunning view for Nuku'alofa's Central Business District. EOS is one of the world's largest private sailing yachts.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 August 2017

French authorities from New Caledonia intercepted the yacht L'Alfina off Tongan waters on July 27, seizing what is said to be the largest-ever drugs haul in the South Pacific, according to French media reports today.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Aussie Rules Football (AFL) star, David Rodan (of Tongan descent), has begun his career as an umpire for Australia’s premium AFL tournament.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 2 August 2017

Canberra, Australia
Australian Police this week are appealing to the public to help locate a missing person, Amelia Toa Hausia, of Tongan descent, who was last seen at a Canberra shopping mall on December 22, 1992. Australian Police, who require positive identification to confirm if she is still alive, are making the appeal drive as part of their annual “Missing Persons Week”.

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Both His Majesty’s Armed Forces (HMAF) and Tonga Police confirmed today that they were not involved in a massive cocaine seizure by the French navy from a yacht "off Tongan waters" in recent days. French media reported today that over 1.4 tonnes of cocaine was seized from a sailing boat.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 1 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tu'italakitai Afuha'amango from Kolofo'ou was sentenced to five-years for charges including forgery in relation to an application for a Tongan passport.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 1 August 2017

Tasmania, Australia
A Tongan man who was disallowed from living with his Australian wife and son in Australia for over six years because of visa regulations, has finally been allowed to enter the country to live with his wife and son.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After attending a seminar last week to help MPs better understand the important role parliaments play in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals - the Tongan Parliament was supposed to resume its 2017-18 session today, 31 July. But it could not proceed because it did not have a quorum.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Forty-five primary school principals and teachers who attended the first China-Tonga bilateral Seminar of Basic Education in June have returned with new knowledge and experience.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has finally eliminated lymphatic filariasis (kulokula fua), after more than three centuries, validated by the WHO. This is a health problem that caused the swelling of one's limbs, scrotum and breast.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Apia, Samoa
Finding the best areas to generate solar power in Pacific Island countries is now possible with a new free tool, Global Solar Atlas, facilitated by the World Bank, and launched today, 31 July, at the Pacific Power Association (PPA) Conference in Apia, Samoa. At the click of a button, the application will help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for this renewable energy.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was a decline in the flow of tourists from Australia to the Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga during the first four months of 2017, according to the July 2017 issue of the Asian Development Bank Pacific Economic Monitor.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's King Tupou VI urged Tongatapu farmers to be more aware of the environmental impacts from the use of pesticides and chemicals, polluting the underground water supply, when the king opened the Tongatapu Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show on Saturday, July 29 at the Funga-Mana-Mo’ui Grounds in ‘Atele. Photos by Linny Folau and Eleanor Gee
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 31 July 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A 42-year-old Tongan man visiting New Zealand is in critical condition with serious head injuries at an Auckland hospital after he was attacked in Auckland at around 3:40am on Saturday, July 29.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 30 July 2017

New York, USA
Giving girls the skills and knowledge they need to become productive individuals who can participate in the twenty-first-century economy empowers them in all aspects of their lives, enabling them to contribute to their families, communities, and economies in ways they choose. It is the right thing to do for global development – and for girls and women themselves. But ... empowering girls to use their energies and talents to transform their societies will not be easy. By Thoai Ngo.
Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men have been charged with possession of illicit drugs after a search warrant was executed by police at a home in Ngele’ia on Wednesday, July 26.
Node is premium Premium content

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who was shot on the leg in Holonga, Vava'u, early Friday morning, July 21 was hospitalized at Vaiola Hospital after being flown to Tongatapu for treatment.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 30 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven cows were shot dead by a farmer in ‘Utui, Vava’u on the morning of Tuesday, July 25 after he found his watermelon destroyed.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages