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Thursday 29 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second regional workshop by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and its partners is being held in Nuku'alofa from August 28-30 aimed to find practical ways to combat Non Communicable Diseases.
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Thursday 29 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is being taught to Tongan students this week in workshops conducted by Sydney based Japanese artist, Midori Furze, in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 28 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s second session of the Court of Appeal will preside over five appeals, starting on September 2 in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cash seized by Tonga Police during a search of Sione Filipe Jr's home in relation to a bribery allegation in July, was ordered to be returned to him by the Supreme Court on August 23.
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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A large pumice raft is slowly drifting in the Pacific Ocean believed to be the result of an underwater volcano eruption in early August near Tonga.
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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tafini Tongia (49) was the driver who died after his vehicle crashed vehicle into a tree on August 23 at Ta’anea.
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Monday 26 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Malia Kolokiloloma Fanua was sentenced to three years imprisonment (which was fully suspended) for forging her exam results, while studying at the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus in 2017. Hon Mr Justice Laki Niu during sentencing on August 20, said the accused had shamed not only herself but also her family and the Tonga Police.
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Monday 26 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man died on Friday, August 23 after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree at Ta'anea.
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Monday 26 August 2019

Pago Pago, American Samoa
Students in American Samoa can now learn from University of Hawaii (UH) lecturers through 3D holograms beamed live into classrooms in real time at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) HoloCampus, in a programme launched last week.
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Saturday 24 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi team put off a tough Western Force outfit securing the game in very wet conditions with a 19-15 win at Teufaiva Stadium today, 24 August.
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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Friday 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ikale Tahi coach, Toutai Kefu has named the final squad to take on the Western Force at Teufaiva Stadium tomorrow, Saturday 24 August.
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Friday 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Star rugby players, George Smith, Nili Latu, and Hosea Saumaki, will take the field with local players in tomorrow’s curtain raiser match between the Barbarians and the President’s XV before the ‘Ikale Tahi team take on the Western Force at Teufaiva Stadium.
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Friday 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The young students of Fua'amotu Government Primary School went home with $750 pa'anga cash prize, after winning a cook-off on August 23 in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-one of 26 Chinese nationals charged with gambling were fined on August 23 after pleading guilty at the Fasi Magistrate's Court. They were arrested by Police after more than $89,000 pa’anga and other foreign currencies was seized on Sunday, August 18 at a building in Tofoa.
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Friday 23 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s ailing Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva described the sheer determination he mustered to attend what he said was his “last Pacific Islands Forum meeting” while he was still under intensive medical care this month. He related his struggles to the Tongan media in a press conference he called in Nuku'alofa on August 20. Report by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Saimone Vaka (36), a prisoner, was acquitted of seven counts, including three of sodomy alleged to have been committed on a 19-year-old cell mate, after a Judge found that a confession had been beaten out of him by prison officers at Hu'atolitoli.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Manila, Philippines
Tonga’s first ever Mr World contestant, 24-year-old Mikaele 'Ahomana, a talented musician, has won a spot in the top 12 contestants in the pageant’s grand final to be held on 24 August in Manilla, Philippines.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty six Chinese nationals have been similarly charged with gambling after more than $89,000 pa’anga and other foreign currencies was seized on Sunday, August 18.
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Thursday 22 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Local business operators will gain an insight into how to win contracts funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank (WB), at an upcoming seminar in Nuku'alofa on 29 August.
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