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  • 'We are proud to be Tonga, 100 percent proud'
  • All Blacks choose Tonga to fine-tune for World Cup
  • Tonga wants to grow China exports under Belt and Road
  • Tonga grabs win at OFC Women's Nations Cup
  • Tonga secures spot at 2019 Pacific Games

    Finance


  • China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific nation signs up to ...
  • Former Tonga PM claims Tongasat payments lawful
  • BRI Woos Pacific as US, Allies Sharpen Response
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Opinion: Cooperation with China creates opportunities, not traps

    Celebrities


  • Wild video of Efia Odo and Shatta Wale 'banging' in bed pops up ...
  • Meghan and Harry: Lots of flowers, cheering and baby gifts
  • Prince Charles offers unusual name suggestions for the Duke and ...
  • 16 Stars Who Wore White After Labor Day Without Looking Bridal ...
  • Prince Harry and Meghan receive heartbreaking news from Down ...

    Culture


  • Report highlights a culture of violence and abuse against children in ...
  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Tonga lose 71-70, but their presence alone is a win
  • A Mural Reimagines the History of a 19th-Century Tongan Club
  • Film about Tonga's Transgender population premieres at Hawaii ...

    Criminal


  • Teenage boy admits assaulting Wales rugby legend Gareth Thomas ...
  • Robbers and scammers starting to 'shop' for Christmas
  • Drop in recorded crime levels in Tonga
  • Three arrested with cannabis in Ngele'ia
  • UK sports star Gareth Thomas says he was the victim of a hate crime

    Religion


  • Warrior in his blood: Football journey not over for Hogs' Froholdt
  • Two past coup leaders face off in Fiji election as Australia sharpens ...
  • Inside Tonga's private reception with King Tupou VI
  • Ellen surprises each of the five LDS 'Tonga Sisters' with a $10000 ...
  • Feasting for Church of Tonga Conference

    Politics


  • President Xi encourages Tonga to be active in China's Belt and ...
  • Tonga gets five years' grace on Chinese loan as Pacific nation joins ...
  • HPE donates refurbished equipment to Tonga via non-profit Heilala
  • Presidential jet video
  • Wales' Liam Williams helps turn scramble into a frolic against Tonga
  • Tonga and Vanuatu join China's Belt and Road
  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Tonga wants to grow China exports under Belt and Road
  • Japan's Emperor Akihito at 85, has 30 years on throne
  • Tongan PM stalls delivery of Auditor-General's report
  • President Xi encourages Tonga to be active in China's Belt and ...
  • Former Tonga PM claims Tongasat payments lawful
  • Tonga gets five years' grace on Chinese loan as Pacific nation joins ...
  • China Belt and Road about Tourism: From Tonga to Africa China ...
  • Negative economic growth for Tonga in 2018
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Global project launched to protect marine biodiversity
  • Food Security rests on trade
  • Small island states have to 'advocate for our collective interests ...
  • Two past coup leaders face off in Fiji election as Australia sharpens ...
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Global project launched to protect marine biodiversity
  • Papua New Guinea's 'road to nowhere' a stark sign of China's ...
  • Operating countries fund own upgrades our future
  • Xi meets leaders of Pacific island nations to further BRI cooperation
  • Anadarko Awaiting Colorado Midterm Results to Determine DJ ...
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Cyclone delays arrival of Tongan fruit-pickers
  • What rugby league should learn from the World Cup in Russia
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • NRL expansion must take a bottom-up approach
  • Tonga eliminates lymphatic filariasis after 3 centuries
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Realising Pacific labour mobility potential
  • Tourism levy spending plans unveiled as Government moves to ...
  • APEC 2018: Papua New Guinea is at the centre of a regional power ...
  • Chinese Debt Trap Will Trigger Trade Colonialism For Small And ...
  • Australia and South Pacific Tourism Spend Anticipated to Grow at a ...
  • Tonga's Budget finally passed
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • Govt officially cancels 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • More nations voice concerns over Chinese investment
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press ...
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • More nations voice concerns over Chinese investment
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press ...

    Tonga Leaders


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  • President Xi encourages Tonga to be active in China's Belt and ...
  • Tonga gets five years' grace on Chinese loan as Pacific nation joins ...
  • HPE donates refurbished equipment to Tonga via non-profit Heilala

    Speaker of Parliament


  • 26 representatives chosen for Tonga's Youth Parliament
  • Tonga's parliament extended to deal with impeachment call
  • Tongan AG now a member of parliament committee

    Prime Minister


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Tonga wants to grow China exports under Belt and Road
  • Tongan PM stalls delivery of Auditor-General's report

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • King of Tonga meets UAE Ambassador
  • Govt's seabed minerals plan meets backlash
  • Australia's new prime minister sounds like he wants to take on ...

    Minister of Economy


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • China defers Tonga's loan payments as it signs up to BRI drive
  • China Belt and Road about Tourism: From Tonga to Africa China ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Tonga wants to grow China exports under Belt and Road
  • Backpackers v seasonal workers
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations

    Minister of Culture


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Report highlights a culture of violence and abuse against children in ...
  • Cultural heritage groups launch an association

    Minister of Defense


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • China, Pacific island countries lift ties to comprehensive strategic ...
  • Australia's new prime minister is ready to counter china

    Minister of Education


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Tongan government officials study Fiji's volunteer service framework
  • The Bulletin: Minister moves to overhaul Early Childhood Education

    Minister of Energy


  • Official Handover of the Tonga Community Disaster Risk ...
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations
  • Prime Minister concludes productive APEC Leaders' Meeting

    Minister of Finance


  • Former Tonga PM claims Tongasat payments lawful
  • China defers Tonga's loan payments as it signs up to BRI drive
  • If there's one thing Pacific nations don't need, it's yet another ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • President Xi encourages Tonga to be active in China's Belt and ...
  • Tonga gets five years' grace on Chinese loan as Pacific nation joins ...
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • White Ribbon 2018 launches in Ha'apai
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations
  • Ma'asi set to be Tonga's internal affairs minister

    Minister of Justice


  • White Ribbon 2018 launches in Ha'apai
  • Former Tonga PM claims Tongasat payments lawful
  • Changing youth justice for the better

    Minister of Health


  • Report highlights a culture of violence and abuse against children in ...
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations
  • Tonga's health minister appointed to global NCD commission

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Tonga wants to grow China exports under Belt and Road
  • President Xi encourages Tonga to be active in China's Belt and ...
  • If there's one thing Pacific nations don't need, it's yet another ...

    Minister of Sports


  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached
  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations
  • White Ribbon 2018 launches in Ha'apai

    Director of State Security Service


  • Working hand in hand for a brighter future of China-Tonga relations
  • GLNS Club's Voter Outreach a Success
  • Presidential jet video

    Chairman National Bank


  • Australia: Investor-State Arbitration 2019: the international ...
  • Tongan university registered for first time
  • No resolution at tense APEC summit

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • In Egypt Shawkan Still In Jail While UN Guterres Is Full of Praise of ...
  • Zoning out: The boys who cut through school zone inequality
  • As UN Bans Inner City Press E-Asks Spox Dujarric of Cameroon ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • The 77 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Nov 26-Dec 2, 2018
  • Time to see China, South Pacific nations join hands
  • Australia's new prime minister sounds like he wants to take on ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Australia: Investor-State Arbitration 2019: the international ...
  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle Tests Supreme Court's Chief ...
  • Chief Justice Roberts Moves to Man in the Middle on the Supreme ...

    Opposition


  • Eye on the Opposition: Tonga
  • Wales' Liam Williams helps turn scramble into a frolic against Tonga
  • PM Pohiva: 'hero for democracy' doesn't practice what he preached

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • China Belt and Road about Tourism: From Tonga to Africa China ...
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Island gambit hints at Beijing's new lower gear
  • Are China's cheap loans to poor nations a development boost or a ...
  • Tonga to start paying back controversial Chinese loans described by ...
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • China Belt and Road about Tourism: From Tonga to Africa China ...
  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
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    Investment

  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Global project launched to protect marine biodiversity
  • Papua New Guinea's 'road to nowhere' a stark sign of China's ...
  • Operating countries fund own upgrades our future
  • Xi meets leaders of Pacific island nations to further BRI cooperation
  • Anadarko Awaiting Colorado Midterm Results to Determine DJ ...
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    Demographics

  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Cyclone delays arrival of Tongan fruit-pickers
  • What rugby league should learn from the World Cup in Russia
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • NRL expansion must take a bottom-up approach
  • Tonga eliminates lymphatic filariasis after 3 centuries
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    Export/Import

  • China's Current Account To Record First Multi-Year Deficit Starting ...
  • Realising Pacific labour mobility potential
  • Tourism levy spending plans unveiled as Government moves to ...
  • APEC 2018: Papua New Guinea is at the centre of a regional power ...
  • Chinese Debt Trap Will Trigger Trade Colonialism For Small And ...
  • Australia and South Pacific Tourism Spend Anticipated to Grow at a ...
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    Public Spending

  • Tonga's Budget finally passed
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • Govt officially cancels 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga
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    Public Debt

  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • More nations voice concerns over Chinese investment
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press ...
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • More nations voice concerns over Chinese investment
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press ...
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