NUKU’ALOFA-May 25: 2:03pm(Nuku’alofa Times): The Prime Minister’s Office here in Tonga says the recent decision by Cabinet to withdraw the Government’s support towards the hosting of the 2019 Pacific Games hasRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-May 25: 10:28am(RNZI): The Tongan Olympic Committee says the government’s decision to withdraw its support for hosting the 2019 Pacific Games doesn’t add up.
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PALMERSTON NT, New Zealand-May 24: 10:13am(RNZI): A political scientist says it would be a big risk for Tonga’s government to take on the appointments of key public servants.
SUVA, Fiji-May 23: 4:28pm(RNZI): A Fiji civil society group says the government is trying to pass legislation to legalise the suspension of three opposition Member of Parliaments.
NUKU’ALOFA-May 23: 4:24pm(RNZI): A long time democracy campaigner in Tonga says the government is wrong to push to control the appointments of key officials such as the police commissioner and attorneyRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-May 23: 12:28pm(RNZI): National sporting federations in Tonga still want the country to host the 2019 Pacific Games.
NUKU’ALOFA-May 22: 8:55am(RNZI): A former justice minister in Tonga says by attempting to amend the constitution, the government is trying to grab absolute power. ‘Akilisi Pohiva’s government is proposing an amendmentRead More
BEIJING, China-May 17: 12:13pm(XINHUA): Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China is ready to enhance all-round cooperation with Fiji for the benefit of the people in both countries. China isRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-May 16: 11:24am(RNZI): Tonga’s former Minister of Finance ‘Aisake Eke says the government needs to provide more information about why they are withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games. Cabinet hasRead More