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Pohiva slams state media bias

Tonga Democratic Party, ‘Akilisi Pohiva says the government is manipulating state media to deny his party access. With further delays into the Democrats’ efforts to hold a vote of no confidence in the administration of Lord Tu’ivakano. But this move comes with no surprise as ‘Akilisi signalled over 18 months ago that his party will […]

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New_PM, Lord Tu'ivakano after the Pongipongi Tapu's Taumafakava, 31 Maech 2012

Tonga PM Lord Tu’ivakano’s future has been deffered for two weeks.

Tonga’s parliament has given Lord Tu’ivakano’s political future a lifeline by deferring debate on a no confidence motion in the country’s first democratically elected government. Tonga held it first democratic elections in November 2010, which nine seats in parliament were reserved to the nobles and one of these candidates Lord Tuivakano was eventually elected Prime […]

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