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  • newGuilty verdict for tobacco teabag smugglers - Matangi Tonga
    Guilty verdict for tobacco teabag smugglersMatangi TongaTwo men of Chinese origin who hid tobacco in tea bags were found guilty of smuggling and failing to declare to Tonga Customs tobacco in excess of the legal limit when the men arrived at Fua'amot…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 3:19am -
  • newMoney rained from sky in Tonga school celebration - Radio New Zealand
    Radio New ZealandMoney rained from sky in Tonga school celebrationRadio New Zealand... Thursday as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the country's oldest school. A group of old boys from the United States used a local plane to scatter tho…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 10:41pm -
  • newIMF wants improved financial management in Tonga - Radio New Zealand
    Radio New ZealandIMF wants improved financial management in TongaRadio New ZealandIn the IMF's latest state of economy report released this week, Tonga was also encouraged to seek soft loans and grant aid to finance the Pacific Games due to be held i…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 10:41pm -
  • newMan fined for importing counterfeit exercise books - Matangi Tonga
    Man fined for importing counterfeit exercise booksMatangi TongaMr Justice Cato said potentially Croxley and other suppliers could have been seriously affected had the accused succeeded to sell the exercise books in Tonga but Customs seized the produc…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 9:36pm -
  • newTonga Sevens miss out on Rio Olympics - Matangi Tonga
    Irish ExaminerTonga Sevens miss out on Rio OlympicsMatangi TongaFormer Wallabies winger, Cooper Vuna, was unable to inspire Tonga's Sevens team at the Monaco Sevens last weekend, missing out on the last qualifying spot for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 9:36pm -
  • Tonga's economy growing but risks remain on downside, says IMF - Matangi Tonga
    The FINANCIALTonga's economy growing but risks remain on downside, says IMFMatangi TongaIn the IMF's 2016 Article IV report on the state of the Tongan economy released this week, Tonga was also encouraged to continue to seek concessional and grant fi…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Jun 16, 2:01am -

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  • newTongaliuaki engages to his fiancée in Auckland
    Tongaliuaki Aleamotu’a is engaging to his  fiancée Maketalena ‘Akau’ola of Lapaha in New Zealand tomorrow Saturday 25. Aleamotu’a was the rightful heir to the title Lord Fielakepa after his father died in 2007 but King Tupou VI conferred th…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 5:27am -
  • newTASANOC elections face legal challenge as anti-Pohiva candidates elected to committee
    Kaniva News has learned that TASANOC’s former acting president, ‘Ahongalu Fusimālohi, is considering legal action over last week’s elections of TASANOC officers. Fusimālohi, interim CEO ‘Emeline Tuita and 10 other candidates were disqualifi…
    - 19 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 8:50pm -
  • Body of Mōleni to be buried in Auckland, two appear in court
    Taʻelata Mōleni ws due to return home to Tonga three days before he was killed. The body of the 42-year-old Tongan man from Niutōua who was killed in Auckland three days before he was due to return to his family in Tonga will be buried in Auckland…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jun 16, 3:41pm -
  • Dr Halafihi new fisheries department CEO
    Tonga’s Fisheries Department has appointed Dr Tu’ikolongahau Halafihi as its new Chief Executive Officer. He is employed for a period of three years with effect from June 17, 2016. Dr. Halafihi holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology (2015) from…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jun 16, 5:40am -

Bing News Tonga

  • newPacific summit targets non-communicable diseases
    Initiated by the Pacific Community and the government of Tonga, the summit took place in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, on 20-22 June, gathering over 200 high-level delegates representing Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs) and international devel…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 6:31am -
  • newTiger Cub Used as Selfie-Prop by Drug Dealer Gets Rescued!
    Authorities searched diligently for the little cub until he was found wandering the streets. Custody of the cub was then handed over to Tonga Terre d’Accueil, a sanctuary for abandoned big cats and primates, where he was given the name Tonga.
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 1:51am -
  • newPreview: Samoa v Tonga
    Samoa and Tonga will be playing for pride when they meet in their final game of the 2016 Pacific Nations Cup. Fiji were crowned champions for the second year in a row with a 26-16 victory over Samoa in Suva last weekend which means that Samoa and Ton…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 1:12am -
  • newAMD RX 480 Gaming Benchmarks Leaked, Rivals Fury & 980 – Full Specs & Hands-On Preview Surface
    At its highest configuration Polaris 10 features 32 ROPs, the same number that we’ve seen in AMD’s Tonga and Tahiti GPUs. The number of TMUs on the other hand has grown comparatively from 128 to 144. As a result of the higher number of GCN cores…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 10:04pm -
  • newAdam Coleman to make Wallabies debut as Cheika confirms bench
    Coleman comes from a rich Rugby background, the son of former Tonga captain Pau’u Afeaki, the cousin of Tonga’s Inoke Afeaki, New Zealand’s Ben Afeaki, and former Wallaby Rodney Blake. The Wallabies will be looking to win back some respect when…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Jun 16, 9:35pm -
  • Head coach urges Manu Samoa to cut out the mistakes in vital clash against Tonga
    The Pacific Nations Cup is out of their grasp after both Manu Samoa and Tonga lost to Fiji earlier in the month, but tomorrow's PNC clash in Apia is still vital to both sides with World Cup qualifying on the line. Each of the sides has been searching…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jun 16, 11:24am -

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Yahoo News Tonga

  • Rugby League - Tonga helps Dragons rout Widnes
    - Willie Tonga helped inspire Catalans Dragons to a 32-16 victory over Widnes Vikings on Monday to complete a fine Easter for the Super League outfit. The Dragons stormed to three tries inside 12 minutes and former Australian Test centre Tonga scored…
    - 6 Apr 15, 12:48pm -
  • Canadian hooker calls it quits as impact of international rugby takes its toll
    Ryan Hamilton's Rugby World Cup debut came a little sooner than expected. The West Vancouver hooker was on the Canadian bench in Whangarei, New Zealand, on Sept. 14, 2011, when he saw good friend and captain Pat Riordan in a bad state against Tonga.…
    - 3 Apr 15, 2:35pm -
  • Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa
    SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
    - 30 Mar 15, 4:24am -
  • Strong quakes strike off South Pacific islands - USGS
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A…
    - 30 Mar 15, 3:30am -
  • Kiwi scientists work to better Tongan fisheries
    Kiwi scientists are helping Tonga make the most of its commercial fisheries.
    - 24 Mar 15, 6:36pm -
  • NZ helps Tongan deep water fisheries development
    Fisheries scientists from NIWA are in Tonga this week to launch a programme to help the Pacific island nation maximise the economic benefits of commercial fishing.
    - 23 Mar 15, 5:19pm -

Kaniva News Tonga

  • A man drowns – Touliki public swimming pool closed
    A man said to be at his 30s drowned in a public swimming pool Tuesday 31, December 2013 in Nuku’alofa . Silivenusi Moala was pulled out of the public swimming pool at Touliki. His children were at his side while he was lying dead. Another man who w…
    - 5 Jan 14, 1:40am -
  • A Tongan man dies after car hits tree in BOP
    AUCKLAND: Police have yet to release the identity of the person who died when a car he was driving collided with a tree before bursting into flames in Bay of Plenty this morning. But a cousin told Kaniva News the deceased was Tevita Pasikala who live…
    - 4 Jan 14, 4:05pm -
  • A year to remember in Oceania
    Another busy year has come to an end for the southern hemisphere and in terms of Oceania Rugby there was much to cheer. New Zealand’s Fifteens side led the way with an amazing, perfect season of 14 matches and 14 wins while the national Sevens team…
    - 3 Jan 14, 8:13pm -
  • Extreme flood warning for Tonga
    The threat caused by sea level rises means residents at low-lying islands of Tonga have to get prepared to move if required. Tonga Met Services has today warned that “an extreme high tide advisory remains in force for all Tonga Islands. An extreme…
    - 1 Jan 14, 7:33pm -

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Tonga Daily News

  • Malware infections in corporate-owned cloud folders almost triple in three months
    If you share folders among your work makes, there’s a good chance that at least one of them is infected with malware. This warning comes out of a new study which found that of all the corporate files and folders tested, around one in 10 of them was…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jun 16, 2:09am -
  • Boxing In Tonga
    Boxing is a sport with a very proud history in Tonga. The Tonga Sporting Hall of Fame is littered with great Tongan champions such as Joe Mataele, Kitione Lave and of course, our Olympic Silver Medallist Paea Wolfgramm. Boxing was formed as an associ…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Jun 16, 3:49am -
  • NRL 2016 Rep Round: Toa Samoa vs Mate Ma’a Tonga Highlights

    - 9 days ago, 16 Jun 16, 3:22am -
  • Tonga hit by flooding and power cuts
    Tonga is now drying out after several days of torrential rain. In the middle of what is supposed to be the dry season, the rain transformed the capital into a series of lakes. A total of 273mm of rain was reported at Fua’amotu airport in the 24 hou…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Jun 16, 1:23pm -
  • Rugby: Fiji edge Tonga
    Flanker Eremasi Radrodro scored a match-winning try on debut as Fiji rallied from 15-0 down at halftime to beat Tonga 23-18 in the opening match of rugby’s Pacific Nations Cup today. Radrodro took the field in the 12th minute as an injury replaceme…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Jun 16, 1:21pm -
  • Royal Family honors new Tonga Village at Hawaii’s Polynesian
    King Tupou VI addressed the audience, praising the Polynesian Cultural Center for its dedication to showcase culture. “The Polynesian Cultural Center is a window the world can look through to understand lesser-known islands and their people,” sai…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Jun 16, 1:20pm -