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Mata-poto pea loto-poto: A leadership tool of Tongan cognitive and spiritual intelligence

Discourse on Nation Building (Part 5) By Sione Tu’itahi (Educator, writer and Executive Director of the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand) As Tongan kāinga (extended families)...

Fakapotopoto: An effective leadership and management model for today

Discourse on Nation Building (Part 4) By Sione Tu’itahi (Educator, writer and Executive Director of the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand) The Tongan concept fakapotopoto is...

Exploring Fonua – the Tongan concept of humans being one with the environment

By Sione Tu’itahi (Educator, writer and Executive Director of the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand) Building a nation begins with the kāinga or extended family....

Time for PM and Cabinet to draw some lessons from the past to ensure their future

Commentary: A wise man once said that politics is the art of the possible. In other words, a wise politician knows that he or she can...

PGC should immediately take the Games to another country, writes Tongan Olympic metallist Paea Wolfgramm

 Regretfully I must intrude into your day, and reluctantly make a further comment on the sad saga that is the 2019 Pacific Games (PG2019). I...

What will happen to Chinese funded stadium after Games withdrawal?

Despite the government’s announcement that it will not host the 2019 Games, it appears that most donor nations will honour their financial pledges. China, New...

ANALYSIS: Are There Chinese Hitmen in the Kingdom of Tonga?

By Cleo Paskal LONDON, 19 APRIL 2017 (THE DIPLOMAT) --- The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga ‘Akilisi Pohiva has publicly said he’s concerned...