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ANZAC Day 2017

His Majesty King Tupou VI lays a wreath on ANZAC Day 2016. Photo Credit: Australian High Commission. A Dawn Service will be held on the 102nd anniversary of the landing of ANZAC forces on the Gallipoli Peninsular during World War One.   The Australian High Commission invites members of the public to attend the Dawn […]

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The call of the Friendly Islands

Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva. Photograph: Google Images. Someone circulated a satirical meme about Dear Leader – The Prime Minister of Tonga, ‘Akilisi Pohiva – who spouted to Radio Australia that in his country, “media is a government property.”  The confused reasoning?  He figured he dictated the industry. That was about the time some brave […]

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It looks very odd

Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva (3rd from right) and cabinet ministers. Photograph: Matangi Tonga. “It looks very odd,” exclaimed Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, Tonga’s very own Dear Leader.  Speaking to the media at his legendary imagine I’m running a White House Press Conference, he blurted out an idea off the top of his head.  It […]

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