'Parliamentary Process in a Democracy' was the subject of a three day workshop held in Tonga last week by a New Zealand parliamentary delegation.
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Results for freedom of the media
Monday 16 August 2010
Wednesday 23 June 2004
In light of the Government’s success in adding "the cultural traditions of the Kingdom,"as a new conditionality on the freedom of speech and expression in Tonga, one can be forgiven for jumping to the conclusion that perhaps the Government wants the media and the Tongan people in general to revert to pre-Constitution Tongan standards in which back-chatting the chiefs was punishable by a serious flogging if not death. By Lopeti Senituli.
Friday 1 August 2003
The long anticipated cat-and-mouse game between the Auckland-based weekly newspaper, Taimi 'o Tonga, and the Tongan government got off to a slow start on February 27, after weeks of uncertainty over whether a confrontation was ever going to take place. "Import bans on a Tongan language newspaper fail to stick". From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.