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Real Tonga Airlines future uncertain

Real Tonga Airlines has hit out at Tu’ivakano government over its decision to revoke the carrier’s Air Operators Certificate (AOC) without officially notifying it. The move pertains to international concerns levied against the country’s civil aviation authority in the wake of the diplomatic fallout between Tonga and New Zealand over Tonga’s decision to deploy two […]

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Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano and his deputy, Samiu Vaipulu their leadership on the line

Eyes on Tongan PM’s weekend retreat in Vava’u

Tongan Ministers with allegedly divergent views on the wisdom of creating conditions that forced Chatham Pacific to quit supplying scheduled internal air services are preparing to attend a pre-planned retreat in Vava’u this weekend. Chatham Pacific’s general manager in Tonga, Noel Gillespie, said on Radio Australia on Wednesday 16 January the New Zealand owned airline […]

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Tu’ivakano new cabinet line-up 2013

Nuku’alofa, Tonga, 9 January 2013: Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano has announced his cabinet line up for 2013 and giving himself more portfolios. His move can be interpreted in so many ways and also unusual for him to load himself with so many portfolios rather than lead the country. The announcement made before he leads a […]

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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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