News - Tonga
7 Aug 2017
Congratulations, Tonga! Pacific island state eliminates lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem
MANILA, 31 JULY 2017 - The Kingdom of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean may be small in population, but it is kicking big goals in public health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated that...
19 Jun 2017
An NGO in Tonga has partnered with a bank and telecommunications company in an effort to help young women become financially independent . The Talitha Project is working with over 50 young women...
1 Jun 2017
Tongan brothers, Semisi (19) and Matavao Fanguna (20) have won the Open Mens Tennis Doubles against Tahiti in the Fiji Tattslotto Open Tennis Championships 2017 held in Denarau, 24 – 28 May. ...
29 May 2017
Pacific researchers have joined together to produce the first framework aimed at preventing Tongan youth in New Zealand committing suicide. Suicide is considered a taboo topic in Tongan culture...
15 May 2017
Tonga is currently processing its withdrawal documents to be submitted to 2019 Pacific Games Council. Reports say Tonga has reviewed hosting the games following an analysis of the impact of...
26 Apr 2017
Sunburnt and hungry, Tupou Veamatahau looked up at the aircraft heading towards his liferaft and knew he was saved. "When I saw it, I thought: 'Oh, good. Thank you'.'' The 27-year-old Tongan...
13 Apr 2017
Auckland Council’s Māngere Arts Centre was alive with the music and dance of ancient Tonga on Saturday 8 April, attracting a royal attendance. The celebrations marked the launch of a...