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Friday 27 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva this afternoon, at a Press Conference, sentenced Hon. ‘Etuate Lavulavu for corruption by terminating his ministerial post as Minister of Infrastructure but retained him as Minister of Tourism without pay for five months as from January 2016. No questions were allowed.
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Thursday 26 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A trial to hear an election petition filed against the Minister of Infrastructure and Vava’u No.16 People’s Representative to Parliament Hon 'Etuate Lavulavu started on Wednesday, 25 November only to be adjourned to Monday, 30 November in Neiafu.
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Saturday 21 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A trial to hear an election petition against Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu for alleged corruption during his election campaign last year will go ahead on 25 November, after the Chief Justice dismissed two applications by Lavulavu, made on 13 November, for the trial to be adjourned. The Chief Justice stated "This court must...ensure the just but efficient and speedy hearing of an electoral petition and to discourage frivolous applications which have been the intention or effect of delaying the hearing."
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Saturday 24 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mahino pee na’e fili ‘a Lavulavu ia ki he Palemiaa ‘i hono paloti’i ‘i Fale Alea ‘i he kamata ‘a e Pule’anga lolotongaa, pea ko e ‘totongi fakafoki’ nai ‘eni ‘oe paloti koiaa, he ko e politikii ia, ka ‘oku ‘ikai ko e ngaue faka-e-sevanitii ia ‘o fakatatau mo ‘enau fuakavaa. – Sione Tu’itupou Fotu.
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Saturday 24 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
If the Cabinet Minister Lavulavu was an ordinary Tongan public servant, he would have been arrested by the Police and charged with corruption and other criminal offences. But because he is a minister of the Crown, the Prime Minister of Tonga, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, together with his cabinet and his followers, voted to set him free. – Senolita Swan.
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Thursday 22 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Impeachment would be too much since Lavulavu would not stand alone. [The PM] is the one who is responsible for his irresponsibility. – Tamanomuka.
Monday 21 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Appeal Court has dismissed an appeal by Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu who was seeking trial by a jury for an election petition filed against him for alleged bribery and corrupt practices during his election campaign in November last year.
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Wednesday 15 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A trial to hear an election petition filed against Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu for alleged illegal practices that was to start this month has been deferred pending his appeal against a ruling by the Chief Justice not to have a jury trial.
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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A trial to hear an election petition filed against Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu for alleged illegal practices will be heard by a Supreme Court judge without a jury in Vava‘u on July 13-31, 2015.
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Friday 17 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A trial date has been set for July 13-31 this year to hear an election petition filed against Hon 'Etuate Lavulavu the Minister for Infrastructure and Vava'u No.16 People's Representative to Parliament for alleged illegal practices.
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
A jury trial from April 13-17 in Vava'u will hear an election petition filed against Hon ‘Etuate Lavulavu, the Minister for Infrastructure and Vava’u No.16 People’s Representative to Parliament for alleged illegal practices and bribery.
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Friday 6 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An election petition filed against Samiu Vaipulu the former Deputy Prime Minister and current Vava’u No.15 People’s Representative to Parliament was withdrawn this morning, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s domestic MA60 aircraft gifted from China has been leased by the Government of Tonga to an unnamed group including MP Samiu Vaipulu, although nothing has been confirmed as to when it will start operation as an airline.
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Monday 23 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Election petitions against two Vava’u People’s Representatives for alleged bribery and corrupt practices will be mentioned on Friday, March 6 at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Election petitions filed against two elected Vava'u People's Representatives to Parliament for alleged bribery are coming up at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nobles Representatives withdrew their nomination of Lord Vaea for Prime Minister, and the independent People's Representatives nominated Samiu Vaipulu for Prime Minister when the two groups of newly-elected Members of Parliament met last night, Monday 15 December.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Etuate Lavulavu and his school the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute vacated the Tonga National Centre compound at Tofoa on Friday, 12 December, as ordered by Tonga's Court of Appeal.
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Tuesday 9 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga may have a new Prime Minister at the earliest by Christmas Eve, according to the Interim Speaker of the Tongan Parliament, Lord Tupou, who said that the first chance to call a meeting for the secret ballot would be 24 December.
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Thursday 4 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supervisor of Elections has received two complaints against two newly elected Vava'u People's Representatives for alleged breach of campaign regulations, on Wednesday 3 December.
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Friday 12 September 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An argumentative People's Representative 'Etuate Lavulavu was ordered out of the House to cool off, after he refused to sit down during debate on a shipping bill, on Monday September 8. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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