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Friday 9 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prince Regent Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho attended Tupou College's Annual Singing competition held on September 8 at Toloa in Tongatapu.
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Monday 5 September 2011
Tarawa, Kiribati
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived for a two-day visit in Kiribati on Sunday, and attended bilateral meetings before a state dinner in the island's capital, Tarawa, hosted by the President, His Excellency Anote Tong.
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Monday 5 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport turned red this morning as hundreds of people gathered at the airport to bid farewell to Tonga's national rugby team, 'Ikale Tahi.
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Tuesday 30 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is off to a great start at the 14th Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia after winning two gold medals, one silver and two bronze after day one of competition, on August 29.
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Tuesday 30 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than two weeks to go before the 'Ikale Tahi meets the New Zealand All Blacks on Friday, September 9 the public support has been tremendous in Nuku'alofa where, today, Tonga High School went all mad red and white, in a mufti day.
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Monday 29 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The family of 'Akau'ola, the Special Adviser to the Tongan Prime Minister, were evacuated under police supervision from a private property on Hala Tupoulahi on Friday afternoon, 26 August, after defying a court order to leave.
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Tuesday 9 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New ownership of the Royal International Hotel near Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport was announced by the Managing Director of the Scenic Hotel Group, Brendan Taylor in Tonga on 8 August.
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Wednesday 3 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has so much to be proud of in its education system, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia HE Ms Quentin Bryce said in visiting the Nuku'alofa Government Primary School on August 2.
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Monday 1 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful float parade with the newly crowned Miss Heilala 2011-12 Liberty Afeaki concluded the annual Heilala Festival and Miss Heilala Pageant in Nuku'alofa today, with thousands of people lining Taufa'ahau Road to enjoy the display.
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Sunday 31 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liberty Afeaki (23) was crowned Miss Heilala 2011-12 by Prince Tungi on Friday night, 29 July at the International Dateline Hotel.
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Thursday 28 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An intriguing exhibition "The Dolls of Japan, Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love" has arrived in Tonga and will be on show for two weeks until August 16, offering a glimpse into Japan's rich culture and history.
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Monday 25 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
FIVE contestants took part in the 2011-12 Miss Heilala Pre-Pageant Interview this morning, Monday, July 25, the first judging event in the contest that will be decided on the crowning night on Friday July 29.
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Wednesday 20 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four of the five contestants registered for the Miss Heilala 2011-12 crown made their first public appearance on July 20 at an orientation program held at the Black Pearl Suites at Sopu, on Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 19 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new book called "Tonga - Land, Sea, People", was launched on July 13 by the Tonga Research Association at its bi-annual conference held this year in Tonga.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Youth in Business Challenge 2011 has begun in Nuku'alofa and five finalists out of eight secondary schools who competed were awarded seed capital to start their businesses, at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre on July 6.
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Wednesday 6 July 2011
London, UK
Roslynn Mahe, a talented singer of Tongan and Samoan heritage, has made it into the semi-finals of an international contest that is seeking extraordinary female singers.
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Wednesday 6 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A baptism in Tonga's royal family was held at at the Free Church of Tonga, Nuku'alofa, on Sunday, July 3 for Hon Simon Tu'iha'atu'unga George Ma'ulupekotofa Ngalumoetutulu Tu'ivakano.
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Thursday 30 June 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The US Government is reintroducing USAID to the Pacific region and together with other aid donors will be looking at more coordinated assistance to the Pacific islands, a high level US delegation announced in reaffirming its friendly relationship with Tonga this week.
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Tuesday 7 June 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two talented Tongan singers Olivia Kolo (24) and Roslynn Mahe (37) have made it into the second round of Avon's first Online Global Talent Search and need all the support they can get from their Tongan fans.
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Sunday 1 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty two Tongans students graduated from the Laidlaw Theological College, Auckland, New Zealand on 9 April 2011.
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