Lord Chief Justice Whitten granted the application to restore the Tonga Weekly Newspaper Ltd to the Tongan register of companies. He ordered that the company and its directors must immediately file all outstanding annual returns under the Act and pay all relevant fees and penalties.

In the latest twist in a series of legal battles dating back to 2014, the Supreme Court has ordered that the Tonga Weekly Newspaper Ltd be restored to the Register of Companies. On March 29, 2019, Mele ‘Amanaki began proceedings against the Tongan Government, the Tonga Weekly Newspaper Ltd, Faka’osi Maama, the editor of the…


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