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Thursday 29 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s national electric company, Tonga Power Ltd has announced an 8.5% reduction in the electricity tariff. The new prices will be effective from this Sunday, February 1.
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Thursday 29 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Westpac today, 29 January announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its banking operations in Samoa, Cook Islands, Solmon Islands, Vanuatu and Tonga to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd BSP for A$125 million.
Wednesday 14 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Huge cuts in fuel prices have been announced for the next month effective from Friday January 16, the Tonga Ministry of Commerce, Tourism & Labour announced today, January 14.
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Monday 12 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A model renewable power system for Ha’apai is being developed by a post-graduate student at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Friday 9 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Running a business in Tonga is getting harder, according to a new World Bank report titled “Doing Business 2015”. The annual report assesses the “ease of doing business” in countries across the world. Tonga’s ranking was dragged down by poor ratings for property registration, difficulties in resolving insolvency and poor shareholder rights.
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Tuesday 6 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Takau (39) of Ma’ufanga has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Tonga Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI).
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Wednesday 24 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tuna longline fishing countries have agreed to limit Tuna catches in the Western and Central Pacific, according to the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), after a meeting earlier this month in Samoa.
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Monday 22 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With domestic inflation easing since June and headline inflation well below the reference range of 6-8% there are no inflationary pressures on the monetary policy stance in the near term, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga reported on December 17.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fuel prices have been significantly lowered for the month starting today December 16, 2014. The cuts follow significant reductions made last month.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Etuate Lavulavu and his school the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute vacated the Tonga National Centre compound at Tofoa on Friday, 12 December, as ordered by Tonga’s Court of Appeal.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has made millions of pa’anga available on soft loans for business investors, and Tatafu Moeaki, the CEO for the Ministry of Finance are calling on Tongan businesses to take advantage of the opportunities.
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Saturday 6 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga took a giant step toward making itself one of the easiest places to do business in the Pacific when the Hon. Dr Viliami Latu, the Minister for Commerce, Tourism and Labour launched the Online Business Registries on 2 December at the Fa’onelua Convention Center.
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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
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.
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.
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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Friday 21 November 2014
Tonga’s government has asked Tonga Power Ltd staff to call off a strike, planned from 9:00am on Monday 24 November.
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Wednesday 19 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku’alofa’s first Food Mart was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano at the Tonga Post Building in central Nuku’alofa on Friday evening, 14 November.
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Tuesday 18 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Employees at the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) can take mortgages starting on November 14, 2014, following the Gazetting of a new order.
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Friday 14 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour has announced large reductions in the price of fuel from Monday 17 November 2014, when prices for Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene will all be lowered.
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