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Eight men arrested in drug bust across Tongatapu

Eight people have been arrested and methamphetamine, cannabis, drug untensils and cash have been seized in a drug bust across Tongatapu.

Tonga lockdown extended to April 12, but ease some local travel and trade curbs

Tonga’s lockdown measures to stop Coronavirus coming into the country had been relaxed but certain restrictions had been extended for another week...

Gov’t focuses on “immediate response” phase as PM Tu‘i‘onetoa urges public to obey lockdown notices and laws amid coronavirus shutdown

Ko hono fakamahino 'e he 'Eiki Palēmia' 'a e makatu'unga 'o e ngaahi founga 'oku tēkolo'i'aki 'e he pule'anga' e feinga...

Coronavirus: Tonga gov’t unveils first three-month TOP$60m stimulus package

Tonga government has unveiled a TOP$60 million response Budget to address the coronavirus threat until June. Tonga has no...

Power bills drop by 12% for all households amid coronavirus fears

The government and Tonga Power Limited have agreed an emergency package of measures to ensure vulnerable people do not get cut off...

COVID-19 operation: Four arrested with illicit drugs

A total of 639.68 grams of cannabis was seized by Police and His Majesty’s Armed Forces on Monday 30 March 2020.

Tonga cancels aircraft with medical supplies from China, reports say

Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu’i’onetoa said an aircraft which was expected to arrive in Tonga this week with medical supplies from China has...

Man arrested with 15 stolen cartons of mutton as over 80 arrested in Tonga for violating nationwide Covid-19 curfew

Tonga's police have arrested 81 people for breaching the nationwide curfew which started on March 28 as part of government measures to...