Mrs ‘Amelia Fakahikuo’uiha Liliu’okalani Fonua Helu has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Spain to Tonga at an official presentation ceremony held on May 28.
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Tuesday 1 June 2021
Wednesday 3 February 2021
The world is undergoing changes unseen in a century. The COVID-19 pandemic is still ravaging across the globe. The world economy is mired in deep recession. Global challenges keep popping up. All these place mankind at a crossroads. Against this backdrop, President Xi Jinping delivered a special address at the World Economic Forum virtual event of the Davos Agenda on 25 January 2021. By H.E. Mr. Cao Xiaolin, Chinese Ambassador to Tonga.
Thursday 28 January 2021
Mr Joseph Borghese has been appointed Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Tonga to Cyprus by the Privy Council of King Tupou VI, Tonga's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed today.
Tuesday 17 November 2020
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Tonga and Latvia formally established diplomatic relations on 28 October through the signing of a Joint Communique in New York, USA.
Friday 21 February 2020
As strategic and economic competition heats up in the region, Tonga is becoming increasingly important to old and new partners, and it's useful to look at perceptions of Tonga and the region, Canadian author and strategic thinker, Cleo Paskal, told The Royal Oceania Institute in Nuku'alofa this week.
Tuesday 14 January 2020
Tonga yesterday paid the United Nations a minimum call of USD$16,444.00 on arrears, after losing its right to vote in the United Nations on 7 January because of accumulated unpaid dues. However, annual dues to the United Nations fall due on 1 February every year, and Tonga is at least two years behind in its payments.
Tuesday 22 January 2019
Two Cabinet portfolios have been reshuffled with the separation of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture, now headed by two Ministers. The PM has also reshuffled his own portfolios, and those of other ministers.
Wednesday 18 May 2016
Tonga’s goal of opening up a potential new market in China for its squash exports is another step closer. This week Chinese and Tongan officials agreed on the standards and processes that need to be met for a successful squash export partnership between the two countries.
Thursday 22 October 2015
The Tonga government’s foreign relations, its education system and its stance on the rule of law are issues that have suddenly confronted the public with mass confusion during the past few days. The authorities must now clarify where we stand or risk further loss of credibility. Editor’s Comment by Pesi Fonua
Monday 31 May 1999
HRH Crown Prince Tupouto‘a, a retired Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, in an interview with the Matangi Tonga on May 16 offers a Pacific view on a number of subjects. On religion he said that Tongans are "living in la la land." Interview by Pesi Fonua, From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 2, May 1999.