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Op-ed: Noble MPs are kingmakers; carry weight of king’s wish for people to vote wisely in general election

OP-ED It is now apparent that the nobility MPs are the kingmakers in the run for the premiership election after it appeared interim Prime...

Tonga general election recount gives Tu’i’onetoa small boost

Interim Prime Minister Pōhiva Tu'i'onetoa's lead in his constituency after the November 18 election increased by three votes after election officials recounted over 1306...

House at Tufumāhina royal residence left a shell after fire

The royal family have lost everything stored in a house at  their Tufumāhina dwelling after a devastating fire. Photos of the skeleton of the burnt...

COMMENTARY: Lack of transparency and accountability mars run-up to election of new Prime Minister

COMMENTARY The lack of information and statement to update the public on what the newly elected 26 MPs are doing in the lead up...

Firefighters breaking down gates in attempt to put out house fire at Tufumāhina royal residence

Tongatapu firefighters responded to a house fire alert and had to break locked gates down so they could reach the fire scene. Black smoke was...

Fake tradie who destroyed 68-year-old’s home exposed

By Nat Wallace, https://9now.nine.com.au/ A fake tradie who destroyed a man's house and drained his life savings in one of the worst cases seen on A...

COMMENTARY: Official excuses are pathetic: It’s time Tongan authorities brought RSE workers back home

COMMENTARY Tongan authorities’ excuses for their lack of flights taking RSE workers home because there were other passengers stuck in New Zealand and Australia...

Gov’t agrees in principle to sell Lulutai airlines to Flyniu

The government has reached an in principle agreement to sell the national airlines to the privately-owned Flyniu airlines. The agreement is subject to an assessment...