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Thursday 15 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister delivered a preacherly message, intending to clarify the direction of the Ministry of Finance for the coming year. He was making a keynote address on launching a new “Foundational Ministry of Finance Week” in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 13 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is experiencing a sugar famine that’s likely to last another month. Containers of sugar expected to arrive this weekend have missed shipping connections and will not reach Tonga until the end of August, according to one importer, who is still waiting for his January order to arrive. Deliveries that used to take 6-8 weeks are now taking 5-6 months to arrive in Tonga.
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Monday 12 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new landing barge that can transfer vehicles, cargo and passengers to beaches and islands that do not have wharves, was launched in Nuku'alofa on Saturday 10 July. Its operators hope that the government will support continuing shipping services to the two Niuas and also to smaller outer islands.
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Tuesday 6 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is looking to produce a seed collection and storage system to strengthen food security. Research will be carried out with support from the Japanese Government through MORDI Tonga Trust. Seeds may include local fruits and traditional medicinal plants as well as indigenous plants.
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Friday 2 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita visited the new Builders Burger Café at the Ocean Swimming Pool, Touliki on July 1. The business has been operating since April, has recently completed its children's swimming area.
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Wednesday 23 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In March 2021, Tonga's official Foreign Reserves continued a downward trend. Following the previous month’s decline, the reserves fell by $6.7m to $685.7m, equivalent to 11.7 months of import, according to the National Reserve Bank of Tonga.
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Monday 14 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newly founded Beekeeper’s Association Tonga Inc. aims to create a buzz about bees to to help grow the population of bees in Tonga and ensure their sustainability.
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Thursday 3 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kacific, the broadband satellite company that rescued Tonga from its digital darkness in January 2019 when the Tonga cable was cut, is taking legal proceedings to recover a fee of USD$5.76 million it claims is owed by a Tonga government entity, Tonga Satellite Ltd. By Mary Lyn Fonua.
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Monday 31 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government’s financial assistance to businesses impacted by COVID-19 is continuing with support from donor partners.
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Wednesday 19 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM Queen Nanasipau’u toured MORDI Tonga headquarters and plantation at Havelu today in support of local food farming.
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Tuesday 18 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol has increased while kerosene and diesel prices have decreased starting today, 18 May, approved by the Tonga Competent Authority.
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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 20 participants, including 10 solar PV technicians, attended a renewable energy mini-grid training in Neiafu, Vava’u on 28-30 April as part of resilience development in Tonga.
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Wednesday 28 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eighteen technicians will be flown to Tonga on a chartered flight to install the new telecommunications system in the Tonga Broadcasting Commission’s new building in Nuku'alofa, and to construct an antenna at Niuafo‘ou, in order to to complete a Nationwide Early Warning System (NEWS) and Strengthening Disaster Communications project, supported by the Government of Japan.
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Tuesday 27 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Setitaia Chen, who has been Tonga Power Ltd's Chief Executive Officer since August 2018, resigned last Friday, 23 April, due to family reasons. Nikolasi Fonua is now Acting CEO.
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Saturday 24 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A “worse-than-expected outcome” for Tonga's GDP in the fiscal years 2019-20 and 2020-21 was forecast by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, following its first board meeting for the year. During the COVID-19 international crisis Tonga's annual inflation has increased and agricultural exports have fallen. Bank lending decreased, while deposits increased.
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Saturday 24 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of internet users lost their service in Tonga yesterday morning in an extended internet disruption that is continuing for some customers of Tonga Telecommunications Corporation for a second day, today. While the TCC wireless postpaid service remained operational yesterday, TCC staff explained that the outage affected their prepaid customers and the ADSL fixed line services.
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Wednesday 21 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A training series on Power Purchase Agreements for a Pacific Energy Regulators Alliance was launched by the Asian Development Bank on April 14.
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Tuesday 20 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 5,000kg shipment of some exceptionally large and healthy taro from smallholder farmers at Feletoa, Vava’u, has arrived in Nuku'alofa for export to New Zealand.
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Friday 19 March 2021

Neiafu, Vava'u
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u launched the ‘Api-ko-Fatai cluster farming initiative for the communities of Feletoa and Mataika in Vava’u on March 18.
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Friday 19 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Local businesses affected by the negative impacts of the pandemic can now apply for various components under a COVID-19 Business Support Fund. The deadline for applications is April 9 with the assistance to be announced at the end of the same month.
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