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  • Tuesday 15 June 2021 7:23pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : HM King Tupou VI today commissioned the Fangatā Military Camp of His Majesty's Armed Forces in 'Eua, constructed under a Defence Cooperation Program between the governments of Tonga and Australia.
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  • Tuesday 15 June 2021 6:12pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Bruno Latu (27) was sentenced to three-years imprisonment for 0.17 grams of methamphetamine. This is a serious case because he was dealing drugs, while operating a panel beating business as a front, said the Supreme Court judge.
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  • Monday 14 June 2021 6:52pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A newly founded Beekeeper’s Association Tonga Inc. aims to create a buzz about bees to to help grow the population of bees in Tonga and ensure their sustainability.
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  • Monday 14 June 2021 6:22pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Atapani Pangi was found guilty of possessing 183.3 grams of cannabis, while co-accused Manu Huni was convicted of permitting the use of his house at Fo'ui for this offence in 2020.
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  • Monday 14 June 2021 6:14pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tevita Tukitoa (47) was sentenced to three-years six-months imprisonment for committing indecent assault on a child under the age of 12. “The protection of young children deserves nothing less,” said the Supreme Court judge.
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  • Monday 14 June 2021 5:04pm


    Auckland, New Zealand
    : Kiwi-Nigerian UFC champion Israel Adesanya successfully defended his middleweight title belt against contender Marvin Vettori yesterday in Arizona, United States. In an emotional victory speech following the fight, Adesanya dedicated the win to his Tongan sparring partner Fau Vake, bowing down in tribute to the 25-year-old father who was killed in a vicious attack by four men in Auckland only two weeks ago.
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  • Friday 11 June 2021 9:22pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s National Budget for 2021-2022, of $618.4 million pa'anga was passed by the Tongan Parliament yesterday 10 June. Hon. Tevita Lavemaau told the House that the deficit budget will be financed 60% by Government, and 40% by Tonga’s foreign development partners. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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  • Friday 11 June 2021 7:14pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Alipate Talau (21) of Malapo was sent to jail for three-years and six months imprisonment for serious causing bodily harm to Latu Kivalu last year. "This is a case where an imprisonment sentence is necessary, not only to punish you for the offence committed but more importantly to protect the society from you," said the judge.
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  • Friday 11 June 2021 7:09pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 21-year-old man was sentenced at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court to three and a half-years imprisonment for two counts, including indecent assaulting a child under the age of 12 in Tongatapu.
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  • Friday 11 June 2021 7:07pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Australia has donated AUD$12.05m to Tonga to help overcome the economic impacts of COVID-19.
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