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Stories about Tonga

20 August 2019

Tonga threatens to ban Facebook over anti-monarchy posts

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"By trying to impose a ban the government will simply make itself look foolish or ineffective."

25 October 2017

Tonga Government Accused of Controlling State Media Ahead of Elections

"Government needs to stop using so-called losses as an excuse to apply punitive changes aimed at gagging newsroom and management in a leading public broadcaster of the region."

20 July 2014

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

People from 16 different countries will voyage to Australia to deliver traditional canoes to major fossil fuel industry supporters. They want to highlight the dire consequences of climate change.

21 January 2014

Pacific Climate Warriors: “We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting”

A new campaign seeks to change the image of Pacific Islanders as passive victims to warriors of peace against climate change.

1 April 2008

Tonga: Muddy Water

23 November 2006

Tonga: Blame Game in Tonga

21 November 2006

Samoa: No Peace in Pacific

16 November 2006

Tongan Capital Burns

Riots broke out this afternoon in Tongan capital city Nuku'alofa. Image from Tonga Now Portal Samiuela LV Taufa on Nomoa.com, a community site in Tonga posted this email Today we...

Tonga: Riots in Tongan Capital