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Monday 6 February 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A prominent scholar and Tongan politician Dr Sitiveni Halapua (73) has passed away in New Zealand.
Tuesday 31 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga reconvened its first meeting for 2023 this morning, Tuesday, 31 January when one new MP was sworn in.
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Friday 27 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga will convene its first meeting for 2023 on Tuesday, 31 January, after its last sitting in December 2022.
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Saturday 21 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Johnny Gratten Vaea Taione won the Tongatapu 8 By-Election with 743 votes and secured his seat in the Legislative Assembly of Tonga. He replaces the late Semisi Fakahau.
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Sunday 8 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the Tongan Parliament was told that its 2022 proceedings would not close as planned on 8 December, and that its session would continue, 'twas clear just before Christmas, that all through the House not an MP was stirring... From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 9 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The working relationship between the Tongan Parliament and Government became stranded as members of parliament engaged in a debate over a Petition from the Tonga National Construction Inc., urging Parliament to increase the budget estimation provided by the government’s Project Management Unit for the Tsunami House Reconstruction Project. The House thought they were running out of time as they were expecting to close their session on 8 December, but that was not to be. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 25 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Parliament went into a closed session when it opened on Wednesday, after a three-weeks break, and there was no broadcasting of the morning’s proceedings. So what was parliament doing on the morning of November 23? From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 2 November 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Campaigning ended today for tomorrow's By-Elections to elect three new People's Representatives to the Tonga Legislative Assembly, in the Constituencies of Tongatapu 4, Tongatapu 6 and Tongatapu 7.
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Wednesday 26 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’ilakepa is the new Chairman of the Whole House Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga. He replaces Lord Vaea who recently took up his appointment as a Cabinet Minister.
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Tuesday 25 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga resumed sitting on 24 October, when two new MPs took their oaths.
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Friday 14 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly’s meeting that was scheduled for 17 October is deferred to 24 October.
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Thursday 8 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After two-days of deliberations, the Legislative Assembly of Tonga was adjourned on Tuesday, 6 September until further notice.
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Wednesday 7 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 13 candidates will be contesting the vacant seats for Tongatapu 4, 6 and 7 constituencies in the By-Elections on 3 November.
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Wednesday 7 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a close contest, Mo’ale Finau (62) won the Ha’apai 12 By-Election with 338 votes and secured his seat in the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.
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Wednesday 7 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga resumed sitting on Monday 5 September, after MPs completed their annual constituency visits.
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Tuesday 23 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga faces continual challenges and is extremely vulnerable to the existential threat of climate change and climate disasters, the Minister for Foreign Affairs told Commonwealth counterparts in Canada yesterday. “We must urgently invest in more disaster risk preparedness,” Hon. Fekita 'Utoikamanu told the CPA Small Branches Network.
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Friday 12 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will hold a parliamentary By-Election on November 3 to elect three new People's Representatives to the Tonga Legislative Assembly, in the constituencies of Tongatapu 4, Tongatapu 6 and Tongatapu 7.
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Tuesday 2 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga resumed sitting on 1 August with an agenda that includes deliberating on Government Public Bills.
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Tuesday 2 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Fohe (59) was sworn in as the new Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forests, when Parliament resumed sitting yesterday, Monday 1 August.
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Friday 13 May 2022
Fale alea

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government will respect the decisions of the courts on electoral petitions, the Prime Minister, Hon. Hu’akavameiliku, stated today after the Supreme Court voided the election of his Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Poasi Tei this morning. The PM made his statement after the May 16 date set by the Speaker for unseating members, in line with the court decisions, was deferred today “until further notice”.
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