Matangi Tonga - Tonga's leading news website

Breaking news

Latest Comments

Pacific Sunrise Fishing scaling down locally-owned enterprise  - 1 comment
kaloni j says:

Very sad to see those with knowledge and experience in this industry leave Tonga. Government policies for many years have really let the local fishing sector down.

Read more...
PM tells staff reform, mindset training, marriage on the cards for 2019  - 2 comments
Letters to MTO says:

We're in 2019 and Tonga Prime Minister speaks like that to those ladies,"to look for a husband".

Read more...

Opinion

  • Friday 18 January 2019 5:08pm


    Georgetown, Guyana
    : One of the biggest obstacles to reducing the rate of unplanned pregnancies is the lack of sex education in schools. If more teenagers had access to sex education and contraception, fewer girls would have their lives interrupted by pregnancy. Only by empowering women and girls with the resources to control their reproduction will the grim statistics that have long burdened Guyana – and many other countries – begin to change for the better. By Patricee Douglas
    Content is free to view Free to view
  • Monday 14 January 2019 1:26pm


    New York, USA
    : In a world divided by conflict and greed, the Global Fund’s fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria is a matter of enlightened self-interest and a reminder of how much humanity can accomplish when we cooperate to save lives. For public and private donors, that means providing the financing needed to eliminate all three scourges by 2030.
    Content is free to view Free to view

Sports

  • Thursday 27 December 2018 5:29pm


    Dublin, Ireland
    : Japan, Canada, and USA are joining Tonga, Fiji, and Samoa in the 2019 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup tournament from 27 July to 10 August 2019 in preparation for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
    Content is premium Premium content
  • Thursday 22 November 2018 12:31pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The World Rugby Council awarded full membership to the rugby unions of Fiji and Samoa on 14 November. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said in a statement that it was a “just reward” for the two countries because of their World Cup performances and development efforts. Both Fiji and Samoa had endorsed “Mandatory Governance Principles” and rolled out reforms for good governance.
    Content is premium Premium content

Pacific Islands