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Monday, January 8th, 2018


PM Pohiva’s proposed Cabinet lineup

PM Pohiva with his new Deputy Semisi Sika

NUKU’ALOFA-January 8, 2018: 4.10pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva will also take up the Foreign Affairs, Public Service Commission and Defense portfolios, according to the proposed Cabinet lineup sent to His Majesty King Tupou VI.

Sika Manu hailed by his Hull Club

LEADER: Tonga captain and Hull FC back rower Sika Manu. (Image: Bruce Lim/SWpix)

HULL, England – January 8, 2018: 3.50pm (Hull Daily Mail): Sika Manu has returned to full Hull FC training this week after a tremendous World Cup which saw him lead Tonga to the semi-finals and inspire a nation, including new team-mate Mickey Paea.

Tongan man becomes 14th death while working on Seasonal Worker Program

Tongan Paulo Kivalu died on the Seasonal Worker Program in September 2016.

By Vanessa Marsh QUEENSLAND, Australia – January 8, 2018: 3.35pm (Courier Mail): A TONGAN man in Queensland with the government-run Seasonal Worker Program has become the 14th person to die while working on the controversial scheme.