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Sunday 27 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s future is not on land but in its marine area on the continental shelf, and “we want to help Tonga tap into the Blue Economy,” said Deodat Maharaj, the Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General, during his one-day stop over in Tonga on 15 September. By Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 24 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Opening a new OE Home Centre in the Nuku’alofa CBD Tonga’s Acting Prime Minister Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni, this evening acknowledged that Private Sector development is very important for a sustainable government.
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Friday 18 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Energy efficient lights and air conditioning units were today received by the Tonga government to help reduce the consumption of electricity.
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Wednesday 16 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The wholesale and retail prices for Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Tongatapu and Vava‘u have dropped today, Wednesday 16 September.
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Tuesday 15 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene in Tonga will decrease for September to October.
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Friday 4 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Heilala Vanilla extract has been used to produce Lewis Road Creamery Fresh Vanilla Milk that is currently being sold in New Zealand.
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Wednesday 2 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Member states of a Commonwealth Virtual Currencies Working Group, including Tonga, reached a consensus to consider adapting or enacting new legislation to regulate virtual currencies, in London last week.
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Tuesday 25 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Solar power is the most efficient renewable energy method in Tonga, students from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand found after investigating various renewable energy projects during a one-week trip.
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Monday 24 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan fruit pickers are taking part in two leadership and training programs launched on Monday, 24 August in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 24 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Retail Limited (PRL) have sold their Office Equipment Ltd. business to Pancom Holdings Limited (PHL) in a privately negotiated sale that closed in June 2015.
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Monday 24 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Recycled clothing, a popular informal business in the Pacific Islands, has become a highly-organised industry across the region and now in Tonga, with the opening of a new business venture by the 'Uta'atu family, called Value City (Tonga) Ltd. on Saturday.
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Wednesday 12 August 2015
The prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene in Tonga will decrease for August to September starting on Monday, 17 August.
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Sunday 9 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government does not have an investigation project to find out if Tonga civil servants are considered unpaid, the Minister of Finance and National Planning, Dr ‘Aisake Eke said. “There is no investigation, but a review of the salary structure,” he said in a statement on August 7.
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Thursday 6 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government plans to spend allegedly $2.2 million USD (around $4.6 million pa'anga) on an investigation project to find out if Tongan civil servants are over-paid or under-paid.
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Monday 3 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A proposal for government to finance the 2019 Pacific Games with Consumption Tax, instead of a levy on profit from foreign currency exchange transactions was presented by Bernie Poort from the ANZ Bank and Dan Henson from the Bank of the South Pacific to the Minister of Finance, Hon. ‘Aisake Eke during a Tonga Chamber of Commerce special meeting on Friday, 31 July.
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Tuesday 28 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga sat for the first time this year on a 33-member Council of the International Seabed Authority after being elected last year for a four-year term.
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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Ikale Lager brewed by the Royal Beer Co. Ltd. was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukālala at the Small Industry Centre last Friday, 24 July.
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Thursday 16 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol and diesel for Tonga increases for July-August, while kerosene price drops starting today, 16 July.
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Tuesday 14 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Bank South Pacific (BSP) a Papua New Guinean bank has taken over the operations of the Westpac Bank of Tonga.
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Tuesday 14 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Coronation Royal Agricultural Show is expected to be opened by King Tupou VI on 5 August in Niuatoputapu, a national event that follows after the coronation celebrations wrapped up on 7 July in Nuku’alofa.
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