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  • Rugby: Tonga down Canada in Pacific Nations basement battle
  • Man accused of stabbing girlfriend's lover in head with screwdriver ...
  • Tonga adds to Canada's rugby woes
  • Eastern Creek 'love triangle' murder accused, Sosiua Tonga denied ...
  • Japan faces test in clash with Tonga

    Finance


  • Commonwealth SG urges multilateral climate action to save Pacific ...
  • ADB brings green power to Tonga
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Commonwealth Secretary-General - urgent multilateral climate ...
  • Tonga's Supreme Court stays Tongasat appeal until costs paid

    Celebrities


  • Prince Harry pays tribute to Meghan in sweet message on her 38th ...
  • Prince Harry's Friends Have Apparently Stopped Inviting Meghan ...
  • Oscar de la Renta: How Much Was the Fashion Legend Worth at the ...
  • Celebrity daily edit: Harry and Meghan touch down in Tonga, Mrs ...
  • Watch Meghan Markle Lose It When This Tongan Boys' Choir Sings ...

    Culture


  • Japan-Tonga rugby relationship steeped in history and culture
  • Lebanon resident begins Peace Corps service in Tonga
  • For My Father's Kingdom explores faith, love and fatherhood in ...
  • Inland Revenue claims Tongan King's lawyer owes $245k, High ...
  • From Saugus to Tonga by way of the Peace Corps

    Criminal


  • Government announces more police support for Tonga to fight ...
  • Growing meth use in Tonga pulls in youth
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Tonga internet company claims cable cut was 'sabotage'
  • The Fate of Tonga's Criminal Returnees

    Religion


  • President Nelson thanks Tongan king for religious liberty in meeting ...
  • RELIGION BRIEFS
  • EXCERPT | No more partition, please…
  • Five things you need to know this week about global education
  • Why Tongan has no word for human rights

    Politics


  • Tonga Met identifies reform needs
  • Tonga's Supreme Court stays Tongasat appeal until costs paid
  • President Lungu's remarks on HH becoming president are ...
  • Tonga MET eyes reform to better service stakeholders
  • One day, a Tonga will rule Zambia, certainly not HH – Lungu
  • Implementing the Belt and Road Inititative in Tonga and Pacific Islands
  • 'Lungu must stop insulting Tongas or I will deal with him'
  • Tonga expresses interest in hosting 2027 Pacific Games
  • HH will never be president, says Lungu
  • Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM
  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum
  • Tonga's Supreme Court stays Tongasat appeal until costs paid
  • Tonga PM resting ahead of Tuvalu trip next week
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Govt claims credit for Tonga's gold medal haul at Pacific Games
  • Commentary: Anyone can fall victim to Washington's bullying
  • Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM
  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum
  • Commonwealth SG urges multilateral climate action to save Pacific ...
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Implementing the Belt and Road Inititative in Tonga and Pacific Islands
  • Tonga: much to be done to meet SDG targets
  • Study: "Hidden" Chinese Loans May Sow Seeds of Debt Crisis
  • Sowing the seeds of a new debt crisis in the developing world
  • Commonwealth Secretary-General - urgent multilateral climate ...
  • New Zealand foreign minister repeats call for increased US role in ...
  • Commonwealth SG urges multilateral climate action to save Pacific ...

  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • A pressure release valve? Migration and climate change in Kiribati ...
  • ADB, GCF, and Australia Partner to Improve Renewable Energy in ...
  • Post Disaster Rapid Assessment - Tropical cyclone Gita
  • ADB to Provide $12.2 Million Financing for Renewable Projects in ...
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • Implementing the Belt and Road Inititative in Tonga and Pacific Islands
  • Local business can't compete with Seasonal Worker pay rates
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • New Zealand foreign minister repeats call for increased US role in ...
  • Donald Trump's China tariffs cost American businesses and ...
  • China, Donald Trump keep expectations low ahead of trade talks in ...
  • China gives up two of its best-kept forex reserve secrets

  • China's debt diplomacy challenged by new players
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Tonga Declares 'Debt Distress' as China Gains Leverage
  • China Comes to Tonga
  • Tonga premier to ask China to 'forgive' Pacific debts
  • Pacific Islands Rack Up Debt, Giving China Unprecedented Leverage

    Tonga Leaders


    President


  • Tonga Met identifies reform needs
  • Tonga's Supreme Court stays Tongasat appeal until costs paid
  • Tonga MET eyes reform to better service stakeholders

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum
  • Speaker of Parliament Leads Delegation to Taiwan
  • Solomon Islands speaker leads delegation for regional meet in Taiwan

    Prime Minister


  • Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM
  • Tonga PM resting ahead of Tuvalu trip next week
  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum
  • Prime Minister to attend Pacific Islands Forum
  • New Zealand extends support to Tonga Police

    Minister of Economy


  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Local business can't compete with Seasonal Worker pay rates
  • New Zealand foreign minister repeats call for increased US role in ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Police has its own Forensic Pathology Unit which makes solving ...
  • New Zealand foreign minister repeats call for increased US role in ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Tongan Minister opposes Family Protection Act
  • Australian flying school closes leaving behind Pacific legacy
  • Mark Egan hoping for World Cup upsets

    Minister of Defense


  • China's rise, Iran tension touted as talking points as US military visits ...
  • Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says alliance needs to ...
  • Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play

    Minister of Education


  • Parliament struggles to maintain quorum
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Singing nurses impress WHO Director General

    Minister of Energy


  • Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM
  • Tonga breaks ground on its first off-grid solar array
  • ADB brings green power to Tonga

    Minister of Finance


  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Tonga's Supreme Court stays Tongasat appeal until costs paid
  • New technical classrooms for Takuilau

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • New Zealand extends support to Tonga Police
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on August ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Local business can't compete with Seasonal Worker pay rates
  • Australian government split over MP who invoked Nazis to warn ...
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on August ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Crown appeals over Justice Minister's bail variation
  • Justice Minister taken off no fly list
  • Appeal made to put Tongan minister on no-fly list

    Minister of Health


  • Singing nurses impress WHO Director General
  • Growing meth use in Tonga pulls in youth
  • Tonga: much to be done to meet SDG targets

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Government announces more police support for Tonga to fight ...
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Tonga: much to be done to meet SDG targets

    Minister of Sports


  • Sport: American Samoa donates $100K to Manu Samoa
  • Sport: Samoa govt plans to build new national rugby stadium
  • Govt claims credit for Tonga's gold medal haul at Pacific Games

    Director of State Security Service


  • Former US national security adviser Susan Rice calls Chinese ...
  • How Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family Really Travel
  • Before Politics: This is What World Leaders Did For a Job

    Chairman National Bank


  • China's central bank issues draft rules on financial holding ...
  • China gives up two of its best-kept forex reserve secrets
  • Before Politics: This is What World Leaders Did For a Job

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Tonga: much to be done to meet SDG targets
  • Former US national security adviser Susan Rice calls Chinese ...
  • Advancing national dialogue on the environment in Tonga

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Tonga Met identifies reform needs
  • China courts Pacific island states in pursuit of 'foothold' as US risks ...
  • Training in the Pacific

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Wife of man incarcerated in China for fraud seeks court approval for ...
  • China's 'outspoken' Lu Shaye leaves Canada to become ...
  • Hawaii Protectors Block the TMT Telescope to Respect Tradition ...

    Opposition


  • Tonga power their way to victory over Canada to close out Pacific ...
  • Pool C: Tonga out to give the big boys a rattle in Japan
  • Tonga govt shelves plans for 'more democracy'

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Research Deliver Insight into Tonga Telecoms, Mobile and ...
  • Tonga Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Research 2019 ...
  • Study: "Hidden" Chinese Loans May Sow Seeds of Debt Crisis
  • Tonga Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 ...
  • Tonga Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019 Upcoming ...
  • Growth in Tonga Up Due to Post-Cyclone Reconstruction
  • Attractive Opportunities in the Tonga Telecommunications Market ...
  • Sowing the seeds of a new debt crisis in the developing world
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  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • A pressure release valve? Migration and climate change in Kiribati ...
  • ADB, GCF, and Australia Partner to Improve Renewable Energy in ...
  • Post Disaster Rapid Assessment - Tropical cyclone Gita
  • ADB to Provide $12.2 Million Financing for Renewable Projects in ...
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
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    Export/Import

  • Implementing the Belt and Road Inititative in Tonga and Pacific Islands
  • Local business can't compete with Seasonal Worker pay rates
  • Tonga: Between an Irresistible Force and an Immovable Object
  • New Zealand foreign minister repeats call for increased US role in ...
  • Donald Trump's China tariffs cost American businesses and ...
  • China, Donald Trump keep expectations low ahead of trade talks in ...
  • China gives up two of its best-kept forex reserve secrets
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    Public Debt

  • China's debt diplomacy challenged by new players
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Tonga Declares 'Debt Distress' as China Gains Leverage
  • China Comes to Tonga
  • Tonga premier to ask China to 'forgive' Pacific debts
  • Pacific Islands Rack Up Debt, Giving China Unprecedented Leverage
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