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Saturday 24 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Last minute, below-the-belt fees imposed on local journalists for so-called “media rights” to cover the 'Ikale Tahi's home rugby match at the Teufaiva Stadium tomorrow, will further deplete the waning popularity of Rugby Union in Tonga. By Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 1 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ground breaking for a new headquarter building for Tonga Broadcasting Commission was held on March 29. Funded by Japan, the building is part of a multi-million pa'anga grant aid project on Nationwide Early Warning System and Strengthening Disaster Communications (NEWS).
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Monday 16 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With Tonga only weeks away from a snap General Election, the Tonga government is taking full control of the Tonga Broadcasting Commission, in a move that has annihilated its right to function as an honest Public Broadcaster. Its two most senior journalists have been ordered out of the newsroom and into a corner. By Pesi Fonua
Tuesday 3 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Press Freedom Day celebration, today 3 May, is impeded by a demand by the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, for a broadcast journalist in the Tonga government owned media, Tonga Broadcasting Commission, to be suspended. By Pesi Fonua
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Monday 4 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Chief Justice has quashed a decision by the Minister of Public Enterprises, Hon. Poasi Tei, to end the terms of two directors of the Tonga Broadcasting Commission who had refused to resign from the board voluntarily. The Supreme Court’s ruling also exposed a failure of the government in “a duty of candour” to disclose all relevant facts and the content of its decision making process.
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Friday 11 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Fiji was issued with three 12-year licenses to operate the paid television network, Sky Pacific, by Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khayum, Fiji’s Attorney-General and Minister for Communications in Suva, Fiji on Monday, 7 March.
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Thursday 10 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A claim by a new Public Enterprise director ‘Ahongalu Fusimalohi in a radio interview that there was $4-8 million pa'anga held in the Operational Account of the Tonga Broadcasting Commission when he and his father, the late Tavake Fusimalohi, left employment with TBC many years ago, has sent the accounting staff of TBC on a search for the alleged missing millions; while a former manager, 'Elenoa 'Amanaki has come out on national television and challenged the veracity of 'Ahongalu's statement.
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Saturday 19 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chairperson and a director who refused to resign from the board of the Tonga Broadcasting Commission (TBC) are seeking a judicial review of the early terminations of their three-year appointments to the board of the public enterprise.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new books in Tongan and English, that document the devastating Niuatoputapu tsunami of 2009 will help Tongans to be aware of the impact of earthquakes that can result in a tsunami, Tonga's Director of Education, Emily Moala-Pouvalu, said on June 18.
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Tuesday 4 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of young talented dancers "The Jesters" from Kolofo'ou won a first prize of $4,000 in Cool 90 FM's Hip-Hop Competition 2012, before a full house at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium on Friday night 30 November.
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Friday 30 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China's state-owned radio station launched a 24 hours FM service in Nuku'alofa today, offering programs in English and Chinese languages.
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Sunday 3 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Broadcasting Commission is celebrating its 50 Years Golden Jubilee in Nuku'alofa on July 1-4, with a groundbreaking ceremony for the instalment of a new national AM Medium Wave Transmission Mast at Popua – to replace a 50 year old mast operating since the inception of the service in 1961.
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Friday 28 December 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As Government strengthens its control over the flow of information from its ministries to the public and exerts more influence on the editorial content of its two national media organisations, the Tonga Broadcasting Commission and the Ko e Kalonikali Tonga newspaper, it unwittingly creates confusion. Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 20 March 2000

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Three broadcasters are gearing up to snatch Tonga's tiny television audience. One of them, Chris Racine, of the well-established OBN TV7, says he is ready for the competition. By Pesi Fonua. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 1, March 2000.
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Saturday 26 September 1998

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku‘alofa’s sole television broad-casting station, TV7, run by the Oceania Broadcasting Network, has declined to broadcast news items prepared by Radio Tonga staff.
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