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Prisoners called for help for over an hour, witness says
A prisoner who was detained in a cell at the Nuku'alofa Police station told the court today he saw through a mirror the accused Police Inspector holding Kali Fungavaka in a chokehold and two other officers punching the victim, while another accused officer later stomped on his head.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
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Watch - Chikungunya in Tonga
As of April 9, 2014, 20 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the Kingdom of Tonga.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New septic truck for Nuku'alofa urban development
Tonga has acquired a septic tank truck and two rear-package trucks for solid and water waste collections for Tongatapu.
Bank tellers up for sentencing April 23
Four former bank tellers who embezzled over $70,000 from the Westpac Bank of Tonga, were further remanded in custody for sentencing on Wednesday, April 23 after the judge heard submission from their counsel.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Tonga and Nevada in military partnership
Tonga's army has entered a formal partnership program with the National Guard of Nevada that will strengthen their military cooperation in a new working relationship.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Security guard charged with murder of Malapo man
A 38-year-old security guard has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man from Malapo, in the Nuku'alofa Tonga Police stated that the security guard was arrested following an incident at around 4:00am on Saturday 12 April at the The police investigation followed the death of a 27-year-old man from Malapo, who is alleged to have been in a ... (more)
Appeal Court reduces 16-years sentence for brutal wife killer
The first sitting of Tonga's Court of Appeal which ended on Wednesday, April 9, in Nuku'alofa delivered judgments, that included reducing a 16-years sentence imposed on a man who sharpened his knife and stabbed his sleeping wife 23 times.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Crown alleges five policemen jointly caused death of Kali Fungavaka
At the opening of the Kali Fungavaka manslaughter trial, from left, Palu Taufateau, 'Aminiasi Kefu, Marina Moa and Joan Puloka.
King opens new commercial bank
The Chinese-Tongan bank venture is a partnership between a Chinese businessman and majority shareholder Mr Jianhua Hu who was present at the event with Princess Pilolevu Tuita.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Give your voices to voiceless, initiate change, Queen urges future leaders
Tonga's first "Practice Parliament for Women" is a crucial milestone and marks a very positive step forward for Tonga, said Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho in opening the event today, April 7, in Nuku'alofa at the Faonelua Convention Centre.
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Gordon and Sonia cook up a scheme to volunteer for a year in Tonga
IMAGINE renting out your house, selling your car, taking leave from your job and putting your life on hold for a year to help someone else.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Ha - apai not joining 2014 Royal Agricultural Show
The Ha'apai Group will not be joining the Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Shows this year due to the extensive damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Bank embezzlers remain in custody for sentencing
Four former bank tellers who embezzled over $70,000 from the Westpac Bank of Tonga, were further remanded in custody today after their sentencing was adjourned to April 16. Two women, Mo'ui Loketi, and Fifita 'Uluheua Latu, and two men, Sione Matafahi and Tavake Kaufusi, appeared at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa this afternoon, March 4. Mr ... (more)
King reminds Tongans of their vulnerability to climate change
Closing the Tonga Legislative Assembly's 2013 Session, Lord Tu'iha'angana, Lord Kalaniuvalu Fotofili and Lord Luani.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
30 women to enter Practice Parliament
Thirty representatives will take part in Tonga's first "Practice Parliament for Women" on April 10-11 in Nuku'alofa, a two-day event that aims to encourage women to run for parliament in the upcoming 2014 General Election in November.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Nobles to close 2013 parliamentary session
The 2013 Session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga will be closed by three nobles on Thursday, April 3 after sitting this week in Nuku'alofa.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Students are warned of Drug Dealers
From left, Dr Mapa Puloka, Dr Sitiveni Halapua, Police Inspector Latu Lavaki and Koloti Hoponoa.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Tonga manslaughter charges dropped
Two Tongan policemen linked to the fatal beating of an Auckland policeman have had manslaughter charges against them dropped and have been freed on bail pending assault charges.
Nautilus Minerals SWOT Analysis: Mining the Ocean Floor
Nautilus Minerals is engaged in the undersea exploration and mining of gold, silver, copper and zinc in Australasia.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Chinese state leader visits Tonga
A Chinese State leader, Mr Wang Jiarui and a delegation arrived in Tonga this morning, 27 March on a two-days goodwill visit.