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Chris Lilley’s Jonah from Tonga to air all episodes at once on iPlayer – TV News – Digital Spy


Chris Lilley’s highly-anticipated comedy series Jonah from Tonga will be made available in full on BBC iPlayer in the style of Netflix’s House of Cards

via Chris Lilley’s Jonah from Tonga to air all episodes at once on iPlayer – TV News – Digital Spy.

19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga


Thousands of students from schools from around Tonga have gathered at Teufaiva stadium in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 15 April for the annual Inter-college Athletics Competition 2014.

via 19 schools in Tonga Inter-college sports | Matangi Tonga.

Bus strike in Tonga impacting on many | Radio New Zealand News


James Manu says he has not been able to go to work because he did not have a ride from his home in Veitongo to his work place in town.

The journey is normally a thirty minute bus ride.

via Bus strike in Tonga impacting on many | Radio New Zealand News.

Nuku’Alofa, Kingdom of Tonga | Flickr – Photo Sharing!


 

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Nuku’Alofa, Kingdom of Tonga | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


Thousands of Tongatapu bus users could still be disrupted by strike action if the government of Lord Tu’ivakano would not make a positive response to a formal request launched in February 2014 by the ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa Bus Association asking to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts.

via Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Security guard charged with murder of Malapo man | Matangi Tonga


A 38-year-old security guard has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old man from Malapo, in the Nuku’alofa CBD at the weekend.Tonga Police stated that the security guard was arrested following an incident at around 4:00am on Saturday 12 April at the CBD Square opposite the ‘Uliti Uata Building.

via Security guard charged with murder of Malapo man | Matangi Tonga.

Dr Taufe’ulungaki: my being a non-elected member has been a very sore issue – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


“BEING the only woman in Parliament is not unique to me,” says the Hon. Minister of Education Dr. ‘Ana Taufe’ulungaki when speaking to 30 members of the first ever Practice Parliament for Women in Tonga.

via Dr Taufe’ulungaki: my being a non-elected member has been a very sore issue – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

PSA demands 20% pay increase | Matangi Tonga


Tonga’s Public Service Association PSA is demanding an additional 20% Cost of Living Adjustment COLA in their salaries and wages, the Minister of Finance, Hon. ‘Aisake Eke told the Tongan Parliament on April 6.

via PSA demands 20% pay increase | Matangi Tonga.

Tonga National Right to Information Bill


In 2010, the Government approved a Freedom of Information (FOI) Policy for Tonga. The policy commits the Government to releasing information both voluntarily, and at the request of any member of the public, about its policies, programs and activities. Certain categories of information, such as personal information, information related to national security, and commercial information that would reveal trade secrets, are exempt from disclosure in recognition of the harm that their release could cause to either the state, a business or a person.

via Tonga National Right to Information Bill.

Hong Kong aim to shut down flashy play of Tonga | South China Morning Post


Flanker Sebastian Brien will be one of four changes in the starting line-up for Hong Kong and his orders will be to close down the flashy game which opponents Tonga will bring in their second outing at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy on Friday.

via Hong Kong aim to shut down flashy play of Tonga | South China Morning Post.