China’s state-owned radio station launched a 24 hours FM service in Nuku’alofa today, offering programs in English and Chinese languages.
World Press Freedom Day (today, May 3) is our opportunity to raise the flag in the fight to advance media freedom. We call on States, professional media and non-governmental organisations everywhere to join forces with the United Nations to promote online and offline freedom of expression in accordance with internationally accepted principles. This is a pillar of individual rights, a foundation for healthy societies and a force for social transformation.
The Government of Tonga plans to launch a new weekly newspaper next month, becoming the fifth weekly newspaper in Tonga.