In a marathon press conference lasting nearly four hours yesterday, Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva tried to defend his decision to retain a self-confessed corrupted Cabinet Minister, ‘Etuate Lavulavu, as his Minister of Tourism.
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Saturday 5 December 2015
Friday 19 September 2008
Salt Lake City-Utah, USA
Kele'a publisher/editor Pohiva is obviously blindsiding everyone to believe he has the right to withhold evidence from Police of a conspiracy to commit murder ("Nuku'alofa insecure following Coronation," 15 September, 2008). Thank you for reporting this egregious abuse of our right to free speech as journalists. - Sione A. Mokofisi
Sunday 30 March 2003
The banning of the Taimi ‘o Tonga newspaper from Tonga is an unprecedented decision by government, the first time ever for government to restrain the distribution of a publication since the proclamation by Tupou I of the Tongan Constitution in 1875, granting the right for “Freedom of the Press in Tonga for ever”. Editor's Comment From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.