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Friday 5 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been chosen to host the Pacific Leg of the Pacific Rugby Cup 2012, an official International Rugby Board tournament to be held 11-19 October 2012, putting Tonga back on the international rugby circuit, in a partnership between the Tonga Rugby Union its sponsors Digicel Tonga. The matches in Tonga are Samoa A vs Tonga A; Crown Prince XV vs Tonga A; Fiji Warriors vs Samoa A; and Tonga A vs Fiji Warriors.
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Friday 16 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's export fishing industry is dead, say business people who have abandoned their efforts to keep it alive, after years of paperwork battles with government officials and the ministry responsible for fisheries.
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Tuesday 6 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people with disability were awarded Certificates of Learning in Computer Studies from the Mango Tree Centre, in a special Graduation Dinner hosted by Digicel Tonga at the Emerald Chinese Restaurant in Nuku'alofa, on December 1.
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Wednesday 19 October 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga took another step toward connecting up to the Southern Cross Submarine Fiber Optic in Fiji and to the world high-speed communication network yesterday, October 18 when the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano presented Robert Bolouri, the manager of Tonga Cable Limited with a Wholesale Communications Licence.
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Friday 2 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ross Chapman the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd Group and Mark Gerrard of Royal Beer generously donated $40,000 pa'anga to the 'Ikale Tahi National Rugby Team, yesterday, Thursday 1 September.
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Tuesday 9 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New ownership of the Royal International Hotel near Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport was announced by the Managing Director of the Scenic Hotel Group, Brendan Taylor in Tonga on 8 August.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Youth in Business Challenge 2011 has begun in Nuku'alofa and five finalists out of eight secondary schools who competed were awarded seed capital to start their businesses, at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre on July 6.
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Friday 3 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chatham Pacific Airlines introduced a 28-seater DC3 aircraft to its fleet of aircraft servicing Tonga's domestic air services on Monday, August 30, 2010. - Friday, September 3, 2010 - 15:25
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Thursday 3 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liahona High School leads the first phase of the inaugural Youth in Business - Dream Big Challenge 2010 and the recipient of a cash prize of $3000 pa'anga in seed capital to set up their business.
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Saturday 22 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga to look at small business development was Ronald N Langston from Washington D.C. who spoke at a Tonga Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Billfish Bar, Nuku'alofa on 17 May on theme of developing opportunities for small and medium enterprises, and building strategic alliance between businesses to help them grow.
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Tuesday 17 June 2008
Brussels, Belgium
Following the publication last Thursday of a report by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) that is heavily critical of the World Bank's own publication "Doing Business," the ITUC has urged the Bank to definitively remove the topic of labour standards from the mandate of "Doing Business," the Bank's headline annual publication. (Editior's Note: Tonga won the latest World Bank Reformer of Year Award 2007. The selection was based on a survey conducted by the World Bank and published in its "Doing Business" report of 178 economies and ranking them for the quality of the services that they offer.)
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Monday 9 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Sails Lodge and Restaurant situated opposit the Queen Salote Wharf on the Nuku‘alofa waterfront is the newest local dining place and accommodation facility to open in the capital.
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Wednesday 28 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has scored high ratings in surveys conducted by the World Bank for measuring the ease of doing business. It came in 6th place in a review of 32 small island developing states. Fiji was 4th and Samoa 10th.
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Friday 7 March 2008
Waitakere, New Zealand
Tongan Exhibitors and visitors to the Pacific Trade Expo 2008 held at the Waitakere Trust Stadium in Waitakere, Auckland, March 5-6, 2008.
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Friday 11 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Labour,Commerce and Industries (MLCI) hereby advises businesses affected by the events of 16/11, of the existence of the Business Hardship Fund (BHF).
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Monday 22 January 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
It is important for for New Zealand politically and economically to be involved in the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa, the Chairman of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council, Gilbert Ullrich, told representatives from 12 New Zealand companies in a meeting today in Auckland.
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Tuesday 12 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be no Santa Claus or Christmas shopping in Central Nuku'alofa this year while the area remains a ghost town.
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Tuesday 5 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
German entrepreneurs Franz and Gudrun Strauss, and their family, who signed up the ownership of Nuku'alofa's Seaview Lodge on November 15, had a dramatic first day in their new venture when the Nuku'alofa business district went up in smoke on November 16.
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Friday 1 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa's devastated business community will be allowed to delay their payments of Consumption Tax and Duty for six weeks.
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Monday 7 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Elenoa Havea of Fua'amotu will be traveling to Auckland with $2000 in her pocket this week after winning the grand prize in a local money transfer promotion.
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