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Wednesday 27 February 2013
Apia, Samoa
Dr Vili Fuavao will take up a new appointment as the Deputy Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, on13 March 2013.
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Thursday 21 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Commissioner of Police Taniela Faletau (56) has taken up voluntary retirement effective March 1, after over 30-years of service. Trained in New Zealand the top cop was farewelled with a parade at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo, on Wednesday February 20.
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Sunday 17 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan noble, Baron Fielakepa (51) was laid to rest at Paini-tu'u-ua Cemetery in Haveluloto on February 15. The funeral was attended by HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u.
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Tuesday 12 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Anaseini Palu Vava'u Tupou Cousins (89) passed away early Saturday morning February 9 at Fangasiale-Mahina Fekite residence in Fasi. She was Queen Nanasipau'u's aunt and a younger sister of late Baron Vaea of Houma.
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Monday 11 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan noble, Baron Fielakepa (51) passed away early yesterday morning Sunday February 10, at an Auckland hospital.
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Thursday 7 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 15-year-old Tongan youngster from New Zealand has been recruited by a major AFL Club to play “Aussie Rules” football.
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Wednesday 6 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongan gridiron players Haloti Ngata and Ma’ake Kemoeatu are Superbowl champions after their team The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 , in a thrilling encounter at Superbowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 4.
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Thursday 17 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Emeline Tuita has been appointed as the new CEO of the Tonga Rugby Union for one year, 'Epeli Taione the TRU chairman announced today.
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Wednesday 16 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Western Union promo rewarded two of its customers with packages groceries worth $200 on Friday January 11.
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Thursday 20 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Secondary School Leadership Program that aims at developing leadership and capacity skills of Tonga Secondary School principals will run for five years under an Australian Aid funded project that was launched in April.
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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa's downtown Reload Bar opened a new upstairs lounge bar extension on December 13 ready for the holiday season.
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, was in Nuku'alofa today and visited the Women's Affairs Division, on a fact finding mission to see how she might assist in the development of women's group in Tonga.
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, Senator Louise Pratt of Western Australia, presented new uniforms to Tonga Police officers at the Police Headquarter in Longlongo today. This is part of a Tonga Police Development Program funded by a Tri-Partite Development Agreement between Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College is celebrating its 130th Anniversary in a four-day event that started on Thursday 6 December. King Tupou VI is expected to attend the commemoration service on Saturday 8 December at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan businessman Ross Chapman, the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd., today donated $15,000 to help support a local child cancer foundation.
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Thursday 29 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Claims in Tonga's parliament that there was an illegal transference of government money to Tongasat have been denied by two Prime Ministers, in a row over how a USD$75 million grant from China to Tonga was used.
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Thursday 29 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 79th birthday of Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Tonga with a reception hosted by the new Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro on 28 November, at his residence in 'Anana, and attended by Tonga's King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u, when guest speakers noted the strengthening of diplomatic ties between Tonga and Japan. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 29 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Little Italy Hotel and Restaurant showcased its renovated restaurant and rooms, with a celebration on the evening of November 27, when the owners, Angelo and Meleseini Crapanzano, draped the front of the two storey hotel with an Italian flag. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 22 November 2012
Fua'amotu, Tongatapu
In a special ceremony at Taliai Camp at Fua'amotu today, the United Kingdom Operational Service Medal for Afghanistan was awarded to Tonga's fourth contingent of 55 soldiers who served in Afghanistan this year, as well as some soldiers from the first three Tongan contingents. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 19 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new two-storey training facility for the Girl Guides Association of the Kingdom of Tonga, built with assistance from the Government of Japan, was opened by Hon. Halaevalu Moheofo Tuita on 19 November.
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