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Six charges dropped against former Tongan PM

This story was originally published on RNZ.co.nz and is republished with permission. Six charges of bribery and money laundering...

No word on coronavirus test; WHO warns lack of protective gear endangers health workers

Tonga has yet to receive results of the suspected coronavirus sample sent to New Zealand. And while Tonga waits, the...

Shocking pictures show girl’s injuries after she was hit by vehicle

Pictures shared to social media appeared to show the horrific injuries suffered by a student who was allegedly hit by a vehicle.

Girl drowns in Touliki swimming pool

A young Tongatapu girl drowned in the swimming pool at Touliki this morning. Police rescue team was called shortly after the...

Boy, 16, who groped Tongatapu jogger receives suspended sentence

A 16-year-old boy has been spared jail after being convicted of indecent assaults. Lord Chief Justice Whitten sentenced...

Tongan woman in US ordered to pay $107K restitution for elder theft

A Tongan woman in  Redwood City, US has been jailed for five years probation and 364 days in county jail after siphoning...

Lengthy sentences for rapist couple who destroyed victim’s “dignity and honour”

A husband and wife guilty of multiple charges of sexual assault have been sentenced to lengthy prison sentences. As...

Supreme Court dismisses 12 year old case, says charges ‘misconceived’ and no case to answer

The Supreme Court has dismissed a 12 years-old accusation of theft. In 2008 Heleni Ruby Ma’afu, an employee of...