SUVA, Fiji-October 18: 4.50pm (Nuku’alofa Times/RNZI): Preparation for the Tonga General Elections received a timely boost today when New Zealand announced they are giving $186,000 towards the polls on November 16.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 1: 11.47am (Nuku’alofa Times): Former Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua’s Member of Parliament and a former Assistant Minister in the Laisenia Qarase government in 2006 has been jailed with 13Read More
NUKU’ALOFA-October 1: 11.33am (Nuku’alofa Times): Only 86 candidates have registered for the 2017 General Elections, called by His Majesty King Tupou VI two months ago.
By STAFF REPORTERS NUKU’ALOFA-September 16: 1.17pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga’s political events in the past three weeks took the region by surprise.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea-September 12: 4pm (POST COURIER): Twelve members of Papua New Guinea’s oldest political party Pangu has defected to the Government, leaving four on the Opposition bench.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 12: 3.43pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva lied to the people of Tonga and the world when he claimed former Deputy Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni and Finance MinisterRead More
APIA, Samoa – September 11: 4.30pm (SAMOA OBSERVER): The leaders of the Pacific Island Forum have strongly condemned North Korea for threatening to send a nuclear missile to Guam.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 7: 4.47pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Former Tongan Deputy Prime Minister, Siaosi Sovaleni has paid tribute to everyone who had supported him in his tenure as a Cabinet Minister, including PrimeRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-September 7: 4.35pm (Nuku’alofa Times): All interested candidates for the upcoming General Elections will need register their names in one of the local offices on September 27-28.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 6: 9.10am (Nuku’alofa Times): The Prime Minister’s Office has this morning confirmed the appointment of Lord Ma’afu as the new Deputy Prime Minister of Tonga, effective from September 1,Read More