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Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The proposed changes to the Constitution to take away the King's remaining powers and transfer it to the Prime Minister and his Cabinet is backwards and undemocratic. - 'Ana Tausinga
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva is expected to return to Tonga from New Zealand this weekend, after being away for five weeks for medical treatment.
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A hearing on an appeal by the Crown against a ruling by a Magistrate discharging four counts against former Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, namely for accepting bribes by a government servant was heard on May 17 at the Supreme Court.
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Drier weather has been forecast for most of Tonga up to July, except for Niuafo’ou, with the dry season starting on 1 May.
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, kerosene, and diesel has increased for May-June starting yesterday, 16 May 2019. Wholesale petrol, kerosene and diesel increased by 11.61 seniti/litre, 5.51 seniti/litre and 4.71 seniti/litre respectively.
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku‘aho represented Tonga at the coronation of King Maha Vajralongkom Bodindradebayararangkun of Thailand in Bangkok, from 4-6 May 2019.
Friday 17 May 2019

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
An agreement to ensure the welfare of fishing crews in high seas fisheries was reached at the recent Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) Officials annual meeting held earlier this month in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Children with specific learning needs will be helped with early literacy skills development using Tongan language alphabet flashcards developed for the schools they attend. Funded by by Australia's Direct Aid Program, 400 packs of flashcards were printed for distribution under the Ministry of Education's Inclusive Education programmes.
Thursday 16 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finau Heuifanga Vea who was convicted of embezzling more than $70,000 pa’anga from her employer, Five Star Finance in 2015 will be sentenced on May 31.
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Thursday 16 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five of the 10 men arrested in a drugs operation in Hofoa during the Easter weekend were released on bail on Friday, May 10.
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Wednesday 15 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Organic Certification will enable local agricultural growers to access organic agricultural markets overseas, while organic farming helps to protect Tonga's underground water supply from chemical pollutants, participants learned from an organics workshop held at the Tanoa Hotel, Nuku’alofa, 6-9 May 2019.
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Wednesday 15 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial against Viliami Mangisi charged in relation to the seizure of 1.9 kilograms of methamphetamine at Fua’amotu International Airport last year is set for October this year, at the Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 15 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rugby League’s “Voice Against Violence” program, which uses sport to educate young men on important values and attitudes, held a workshop at the Tanoa Hotel in Tonga on May 15. The program aims to increase awareness and engage with youth on ways to prevent domestic violence.
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Tuesday 14 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Broadcom Ltd. was fined $1,500 pa’anga to be paid within 60 days after being convicted of broadcasting an interview of the Deputy Prime Minister Semisi Sika on the polling day of Tonga's General Election in 2017. The judge found that the broadcast was a clear expression of support for the candidate.
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Tuesday 14 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A local businessman of Asian origin who was convicted for failure to declare carrying more than $10,000 pa'anga in cash, at Fua'amotu International Airport last year, was fined at the Supreme Court on May 13.
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Tuesday 14 May 2019

Manilla, Philippines
An agreement to boost investment in Fiji through the issuing of offshore Fijian dollar-linked bonds was reached between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Fiji Government last week.
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Tuesday 14 May 2019

Bangkok, Thailand
Having watched popular protests, from the color revolutions in the former Soviet Union to the Arab Spring, challenge their counterparts’ power, the world’s autocrats have been adopting legal measures aimed at incapacitating civic groups, including pro-democracy movements and human-rights NGOs. Among the most sweeping measures are those enabling officials to monitor and punish activists’ online activities. For activists, pushing back against draconian cyber laws and other forms of digital repression will not be easy, not least because it remains uncharted territory. By Janjira Sombatpoonsiri.
Monday 13 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's HMAF women's rugby team held off an Australian Defence Force team to beat them 5-0 in a rugby union match at the Tupou College sports ground on Saturday 11 May.
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Monday 13 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A range of equipment to help the Ministry of Health support emergency services in times of disaster, was gifted by Japan today, under its Non-Project Grant Aid (NPGA) program.
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Monday 13 May 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva is still undergoing medical treatment at Mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, after completing stage one of the treatment, on May 8.
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