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Ma’u e sino tangata Nu’usila – Gregory Reynolds

KUO ma’u ‘i ha vao ‘i Hihifo, Tongatapu ‘a e sino ‘o e tangata ne lipoti ki he kau Polisi na’e kai’iloa. Ko e tangata ‘eni na’e kai’iloa ‘i he uike kuo ‘osi, ko Gregory Reynolds, ta’u 47, pea ko e uike pe ‘e 1 ‘a ‘ene ‘i Tonga. Na’e ma’u e sino ‘o Reynolds ‘i ha vao ofi ki he Likualofa Beach Resort ‘i he ‘aho Sapate 24 ‘o ‘Epeleli. Ko e ma’u ‘eni e sino ‘o Reynolds hili ha fekumi ki ai ‘i Hihifo, ‘a ia na’e fakahoko ‘e he kau Polisi mo e Sotia, pea na’e...

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Violation of Press Freedom by a Prime Minister who promised transparency

THE MAN who was once jailed for his stand for press freedom has now breached the same freedom by ordering a Government journalist to be suspended “for asking hard questions.” Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva was a member of Parliament who leaked information to the media in 1996 resulting in a contempt of Parliament case, in which he was jailed together with the two journalists who published the information. But as Tonga’s Prime Minister twenty years later, Mr. Pohiva issued an order on Wednesday to his Minister of Public Enterprises, Poasi Tei, to suspend veteran journalist Mrs. Viola Ulakai “until further...

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Mate tangata ‘i Telekava ko e taa’í

KUO tukumai ‘e he kau Polisi ‘a e hingoa ‘o ha tangata ta’u 33 ‘a ia na’e mate ‘i Telekava, Kolomotu’a ‘i hano tāa’i ‘i he faka’osinga ‘o e uike kuo ‘osí. Ko e tangata ni ko Sione Kasimea Lolohea ‘One’one. Na’e ‘osi puke ‘e he kau Polisi ha ongo talavou ‘e toko ua, pea toe puke mo ha talavou ‘e taha, ‘a ia ko e toko tolu ia kuo puke fekau’aki mo e mate ‘a ‘One’one. ‘Oku pehē ‘e he ngaahi fakamatala na’e mate ‘a ‘One’one tupu mei ha kē mo ha fetā’aki na’e hoko ‘i he Tokonaki kuo ‘osí. Na’e fai foki e fakatotolo’i ‘e he kau Polisi fekau’aki mo e mate ‘a ‘One’one, pea nau puke ai ‘a e ongo talavou ‘e toko ua. Ko ‘Ulise ‘Ofa-ki-Neiafu, ta’u 18, mo ‘Aloisio Lolohea, ta’u 19, kuo faka’ilo kinaua ki he tamate tangata, pea kuo na teu hā ‘i he Fakamaau’angá. Ko e toko tolu kuo tukuaki’í ‘oku kei tauhi kinautolu ‘i pilisone, ‘o tali hopo....

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Pekia Viliami Pousima Afeaki ‘i ‘Amelika

  KUO pekia ‘a e taha ‘o e kau mo’unga’itangata ‘o Tonga ‘i he mala’e politikale, kae’uma’ā e ngaahi mala’e kehekehe pē, Viliami Pousima Afeaki, ta’u 66, ‘o Pangai, Ha’apai, kā na’e fa’a tala pe ‘e Viliami ko ‘ene ha’u mei Fanganonu, Hihifo, Foa, Felemea, Lapaha. Na’e hiki ‘a Viliami ‘i he falemahaki McKay-Dee Hospital, ‘i Ogden, Utah ‘i ‘Amelika ‘i he ‘aho 24 ‘o Ma’asi. Ko Viliami na’e fakafofonga Fale Alea mei he 1987 ki he 1993, pea ‘oku kei manatu pe ‘a e tokolahi ki hono le’o malie mo lelei ‘i he ngaahi tipeiti ‘i he Fale,...

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