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Friday, May 1st, 2015


Roos’ Indigenous legacy a uniting force

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By TONY WEBECK (Chief Queensland Correspondent) QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA-May 1: 2.40pm ( The adoption of an Indigenous war cry by the Kangaroos would not only honour the growing number of Indigenous players in the team but represent a groundbreaking step forward for the nation, according to former NRL star Dean Widders.

Cops home for a break

NUKU’ALOFA-May 1: 2.35pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Members of the Tonga Police 14th Contingent to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) are home for a three weeks break before they return to complete their deployment.

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Commissioner’s Challenge

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By ILIESA TORA (, NUKU’ALOFA-May 1: 2.27pm (Nuku’alofa Times): All Tongans should get behind new Police Commissioner Stephen John Caldwell.

IMF Report says Tonga’s economy on the rebound

By ILIESA TORA (, NUKU’ALOFA-May 1: 2.22pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga’s economy has rebounded and the outlook is favorable, while risks remain tilted to the downside, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated in their 2015 Article IV Consultation Report on Tonga.

National Pacific Insurance first sponsor for 2015 Miss Heilala Festival


By ILIESA TORA (, NUKU’ALOFA-May 1: 2.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): National Pacific Insurance (NPI) became the first official sponsor of the 2015 Heilala Festival earlier today when they handed over their sponsorship cheque to Heilala Festival Organising Committee.