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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...

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,...

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.

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...


This clip is from the South Pacific in the Island of Tonga, the District of Sopu, where a police raid went wrong, but instead the criminals turned around and...

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....

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21 news items

East Asia Forum
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:14:22 -0800

There is a provision in Tongan law that allows the prime minister to select up to two members of the 12 member Cabinet from outside parliament. This provision could have been used to ensure there was at least one woman in the government. But Pohiva has ...
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:11:15 -0800

There is a provision in Tongan law that allows the prime minister to select up to two members of the 12 member Cabinet from outside parliament. This provision was to ensure there was at least one woman in the government. But Pohiva has long opposed the ...

Matangi Tonga

Matangi Tonga
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:51:37 -0800

The maximum sentence for the offences in Tongan law is 5 years imprisonment. After hearing submissions the judge imposed a fine of $10,000 to be paid within 14-days and in default 6 months imprisonment. Clash. The Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva has ...

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.

Matangi Tonga

Matangi Tonga
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 01:33:17 -0800

... the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, and create a separate ministry for women's affairs. Tonga is one of only two countries in the Pacific that has not ratified CEDAW and there are still areas in Tongan law where women are not equal ...

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