Friday, May 12th, 2017
NUKU’ALOFA-May 12: 5:23pm(Nuku’alofa Times): May 15th is annually recognized internationally as the International Family Day (IFD). The IFD falls within the month which is deemed in Tonga as the month of families with the first three consecutive Sundays celebrating Children’s Day (White Sunday), Mothers Day, and Fathers Day. The national theme for this year’s Family Day is, “The family is the basis and most important unit of the society; the children of today are the future of Tonga (Ko e famili Ko e makatu’unga mahu’inga ia ‘a hotau sosaieti; ko eRead More
LONDON, England-May 12: 4.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga has joined the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation as a full member country.
NUKU’ALOFA-May 12: 5:10pm(Nuku’alofa Times): Minister Brownlee concluded his first trip to the Pacific since taking on the role as New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and described it as a resounding success. Minister Brownlee said “I’ve been humbled by the warm welcome and hospitality extended to me by the people of Tonga and have found learning more about this beautiful kingdom both rewarding and informative. I’ve managed to pack a lot in to my two days here – I’ve met with His Majesty King Tupou VI and Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva,Read More
NADI, Fiji – May 12: 12.45pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Media and communication officers from around the region round off their week-long training today with a lot more knowledge about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how best they can promote those issues in their respective countries.
NUKU’ALOFA-May 12: 1:50pm(RNZI): Tonga’s Pacific Games Organising Committee and the government remain at odds when it comes to the golf venue for the 2019 event.
NUKU’ALOFA-May 12: 12.12pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Minister Gerry Brownlee concluded his first trip to the Pacific since taking on the role as New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and described it as a resounding success, after ending his Tonga visit yesterday.