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The office of the Prime Minister wishes to clarify that the recent decision by the Cabinet to withdraw the Government’s support towards the hosting of the 2019 Pacific Games has been based on an economic and fiscal impact analysis recently conducted

“Man arrested in relation to a shooting incident at Kolovai”

Media Release Monday 22 May 2017 Please attribute statement to Deputy Commissioner Viliami ‘Unga Fa’aoa A 58 year old man from Kolovai is in a stable condition at Vaiola hospital after sustaining gunshot wounds from a .22 rifle last Sunday morning (2

“Tonga withdraws from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games”

After careful deliberation, assessments and consultations, a decision has been reached by the Government of Tonga, to withdraw its rights to host the Pacific Games in 2019. Over the last two years, the Government’s determination and efforts to mobili


Tonga fisheries has been undergoing major changes following its 2015 transition from being tagged under one ministry with the Agriculture and Environment portfolios, to a stand-alone Ministry under Minister Semisi Fakahau. For the Ministry’s ne

“Police disrupts illicit drugs supply”

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 5 May 2017 Please attribute to Acting Commissioner Viliami ‘Unga Fa’aoa As part of continuing efforts to target the people who supply drugs to communities in Tonga, Police conducted Search Warrants in 6 different locations (5 in

“ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Tonga”

(26 April, 2017) Their Majesties, King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u attended the ANZAC Day dawn service at the seafront on Tuesday 25th April 2017, in Nuku’alofa. The Service was also attended by the Crown Prince & Crown Princess, HRH Prince Tu

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