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Monday 18 April 2016

England, United Kingdom
Rugby League Fuifui Moimoi is currently recovering in a British hospital after he suffered a near-fatal infection that left him severely swollen and bedridden in intensive care for two weeks. Fuifui recounted the painful experience.
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Monday 11 April 2016

Hong Kong, china
Rugby Sevens legend and former Fijian International, Waisale Serevi gave a moving tribute in honour of Jonah Lomu at a memorial event held in Hong Kong on Saturday April 9.
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Tuesday 29 March 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
Metui Finau, a vocalist for the band Spacifix, passed away last week in Auckland after reportedly collapsing during a run with his wife. Tributes are pouring in for the 29-year old whose funeral is scheduled for this Saturday, April 2.
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Friday 25 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Shaken by the proximity of Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels, a Tongan family who live in the city say they are trying to go on with their normal activities and are thankful to be all okay. “We use the Maelbeek metro station where the explosions happened...all the time," said Haati and Josephine Sanft.
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Tuesday 22 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Elder Kim B. Clark, LDS Church Commissioner of Education, visiting Tonga from March 17-19, said the number of LDS students in the Pacific is growing and they are going to invest more in their schools in Tonga - to get better at teaching and learning. But school fighting will not be tolerated by the church and if it became the nature of a school then the church would shut it down.
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Thursday 3 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is leading the way in business leadership training for women. Fifteen professional women in Tonga completed a "Women's Business Leadership Program" conducted by the Asian Development Bank, and were presented with certificates on Wednesday, 2 March at Davina House.
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Sunday 17 January 2016

Utah, USA
Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, has recruited Tongan born Kelaokalani (Kalani) Sitake as head coach for their college gridiron football team, the BYU Cougars, who play in the highest level of college football in the United States.
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Thursday 7 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Audrey Aumua has been appointed as the new Deputy Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), and a representative of the Director-General of the SPC, Dr Colin Tukuitonga to Suva, Fiji.
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Sunday 13 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fe’ao Vunipola, the new interim Chairman and President of the Tonga Rugby Union TRU has announced his work plan for the struggling TRU, which he says needs to have a full-time CEO, and that it is time to separate the positions of the Chair and President.
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Friday 6 November 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan, Laumanu Mafi was named the winner of the First Overall Pacific Business Student of the Year Award along with Chris Carrington who won the First Maori Prize, at the University of Auckland, recently.
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Sunday 26 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Next year Tonga and Germany will mark 140 years of their diplomatic relationship that was established in October 1876, said HE Dr Anne-Marie Schleich, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany who made her first visit to Tonga last week.
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Friday 3 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian Foreign Minister, Hon Julie Bishop on her first official visit to Tonga today, met the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva and his Cabinet and discussed Tonga’s economic and political reform agenda. 'Akilisi said his government would continue to support New Zealand and Australia as members of the Forum.
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Monday 17 November 2014

Canberra, Australia
The youth of the Toe Talatalanoa Uniting Church of Canberra, Australia, have taken part in two days of cultural discussions with Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku‘aho. Photos by Lui Tonga.
Friday 14 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 81st birthday of the Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Tonga with a reception hosted by the Japanese Ambassasdor, HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro on 13 November, and attended by Tonga's Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala.
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Monday 10 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newborn baby boy who was found alive after being abandoned inside shrubs at the gateway of the Mahina Fekite residence in Nuku'alofa on Sunday, November 9 is recovering well at Vaiola Hospital.
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Law
Wednesday 5 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Finau Sisifa (39) has been appointed as the new Solicitor General serving for three-years at the Attorney General's office in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 8 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongans from the USP (Tonga) campus will attend the World Peace Summit in South Korea from 17-19 September 2014.
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Friday 8 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji authorities today believed they had found three missing Tongan fishermen at Oneata in the Lau Group. The men who were discovered on a reef by divers are now believed to be safe on Oneata Island.
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Law
Saturday 21 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Justices of the Peace were sworn in at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, on Wednesday, 18 June.
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Monday 10 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Futa Helu Library at the ‘Atenisi Institute, Kolomotu’a was officially opened by Princess Pilolevu on February 7.
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