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Tongan Law does not allow extradition in Mara case

The Tonga Minister of Public Enterprise and former New Zealand lawyer, Clive Edwards (OBE), says Fiji's request for the extradition of a former military comm...

Health Care Law and You (Tongan)

Tongan tribute at a Samoan funeral

Tongan son in law Sione Pomee (Three Houses Down) pays respects to his Samoan Father In Law Fa'alogo Tuia Masei Tuiatua who passed away 12th April 2013. Alwa...

Mah one n only tongan bro in law..n mah bro....

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Tonga may refuse to hand over Mara

Tonga may refuse to hand over Mara after Fiji issues extradition for his arrest. Reporters have said there is more chance of Tonga snowing, than Tonga releas...

Tongan Volcano Creates New Island

A Tongan volcano has created a new island.... Website: sott.net Source credit: China Post Photography credit: © Agence France-Presse Dated: January 16, 2015 ...

Irish/Tongan Wedding Chain- Throw Back Thursday YTO

I don't think I ever mention that my Brother-in-law is Tongan. I made this video back in July.

Tongan Gospel "FAKAFETA'I" by 'OLIVIA PALE

Tongan Gospel song by 'OLIVIA PALE from her Album - "HEVANI" recorded in 2005. Produced by Siosifa 'Isama'u for Global Vision One http://www.globalvisionone....

PCC 50th Anniversary Tongan Choir Musical Fireside

Musical Fireside on September 1, 2013 at the Cannon Activities Center (CAC) on the BYU-Hawaii campus beginning the celebration of the PCC 50th Anniversary. A...

A Native American, an African American and a Guy from Japan Try to Act Tongan

My daughter's father-in-law Chris Hoof was chosen to participate in the Polynesian Cultural Center's Tongan village performance. Talk about a cultural treat,...

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19 news items

Turks and Caicos Sun

Turks and Caicos Sun
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:45:00 -0800

The sentence was legal under Tongan law, but corporal punishment had not been used as a legal punishment since the 1980s. The sentence sparked concern in Tonga and internationally, and the flogging portion of Shuster's sentence was overturned on ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:02:57 -0700

Until the 1930s, when public schools were established in Tonga, Iki charged the church $1 per year for the school property on his estate where missionaries taught in order to satisfy a Tongan law, making it affordable for the church. Generations of ...

Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:45:00 -0700

Mr Adsett has been Attorney General for the past two and a half years and has been involved with Tongan law for the past 25. The Director of Prosecutions, Aminiasi Kefu, will step in as Acting Attorney General from this Thursday. Share on Twitter Share ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:45:42 -0700

Tonga's Minister of Police, Dr Viliami Latu, says he will become become Tonga's Acting Police Commissioner when Commissioner Chris Kelley vacates his post tomorrow. The new government has the right to appoint him as the interim Police Commissioner ...
Island Business
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:48:45 -0700

In February, the Crown revealed it would drop the drugs charges against Lord Tu'ilakepa because of the complexity of the case and also, because key evidence gathered from telephone interceptions was done outside of the Tongan law.
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 21:13:39 -0800

As required by Tongan law, one of the country's 32 landowning nobles was named minister of lands. The country's aristocratic families own all land in the archipelago. Tonga has been ruled by monarchs for centuries, but its islands were only unified ...
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:20:26 -0700

Three Auckland lawyers have issued a warning to the media over how they report the way in which a Tongan law lord has been discharged from criminal charges linked to the sinking of the ferry Princess Ashika. Seventy two people died in August last year ...
Sat, 17 Jul 2010 16:00:58 -0700

Courts see these repeat offenders over and over again, and nothing seems to be working. Many people feel this way." Laki Niu, the president of the Tongan Law Society, also expressed his concerns over Tonga's judicial system: "Hanging is still on the ...

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