NUKU’ALOFA – December 15: 11.50am (Nuku’alofa Times): Two nominations have been received for the position of Prime Minister when the nomination period ended at 4.30pm yesterday at the Tonga LegislativeRead More
NUKU’ALOFA-December 2: 2.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Nominations for Prime Minister is now open.
BONN, Germany – November 16: 10.12pm (Nuku’alofa Times): TWO women have now been elected as Members of Parliament following today’s general election in Tonga.
HONIARA, Solomons – November 15: 8.50pm (RNZI): The new Solomon Islands prime minister Rick Hou says one of his new government’s priorities is to restore basic services to rural areas.
BONN, Germany – November 15: 8.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): It’s going on to 9pm here in Bonn, Germany on Wednesday evening.
NUKU’ALOFA-October 19: 9.10am (RNZI): A lawyer says ousting two journalists from the Tonga Broadcasting Commission’s newsroom is a political move designed to control coverage of the upcoming election.
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.