A Government who is afraid of the media is a government that is afraid of its people - everyone has the right to information and the government has accepted these rights to information, said the Acting Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu today.
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Monday 22 April 2013
Saturday 18 February 2012
A government that does not allow its people to decide for themselves the credibility of information that is in the public arena, is a government that is scared of its people, Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu told a workshop to consider a Freedom of Information Policy for Tonga on February 13.
Sunday 2 May 2010
The right to know is central for upholding other basic rights, for furthering transparency, justice and development. Hand-in-hand with the complementary notion of freedom of expression, it underpins democracy.
Friday 28 December 2007
As Government strengthens its control over the flow of information from its ministries to the public and exerts more influence on the editorial content of its two national media organisations, the Tonga Broadcasting Commission and the Ko e Kalonikali Tonga newspaper, it unwittingly creates confusion. Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua.