DALLAS, USA-September 29: 4.37pm (Agencies): Dallas District Court has jailed Tongan Moniteveti Katoa to 15 years in prison, for his part in shifting drugs from Dallas to other cities in the country.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 29: 4.17pm (Nuku’alofa Times/RNZI): Fiji’s parliament has voted out a third opposition Member of Parliament, dismissing calls that a suspension until the end of the term is too harsh.
SUVA, Fiji-September 29: 2.42pm (ISLANDS BUSINESS/Nuku’alofa Times): A Law Lordhere in Tonga and Bau high chief Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi has passed away.
SYDNEY, Australia – September 29: 2.31pm (NRL): Tongan Jason Taumalolo and Fijian Suliasi Vunivalu were among the award winners at the National Rugby League awards in Sydney last night.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – September 29: 2.23pm ( FIJI SUN/Pacnews): It’s official! The Fijian Under-21 netball side dubbed the Baby Pearls are going to play in next year’s Youth World Cup in Botswana.
SUVA, Fiji – September 29: 2.10pm (PACIFIC COMMUNITY/Pacnews) : On World Maritime Day yesterday, the Pacific Community (SPC) is joining with Pacific Island countries and territories to highlight the unique place of shipping in the region with the message: ‘shipping is the lifeline of Pacific Island countries and territories’.
Interim Boss lives in London and directs the office from there By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA-September 29: 1.57pm (Nuku’alofa Times): So who is running the show at the Tonga Rugby Union office?
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – September 29: 12.13pm (LOOP PNG): Papua New Guinea and China will be working in partnership to eliminate Malaria in the country.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 29: 12.07pm (Nuku’alofa Times): The Tonga National Cultural Centre will host a floorshow on Friday to showcase Tongan tradition and culture and also mark the re-opening of the centre by Government.
NUKU’ALOFA-September 29: 11.37am (Nuku’alofa Times/NZHC): Tonga High Student Anna Jane Vea says she has learned a lot from a New Zealand-sponsored trip to France.