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Wednesday, April 15th, 2020


Press release from the Australian High Commission regarding Australia’s response to Tonga after TC Harold

Ongoongo Tukuatu_15_04_2020_“Ongoongo ‘o pehē ‘oku ‘i ai e pasese ‘oku folau mai he vakapuna mei Nu’usila he ‘aho ni.”

31 houses destroyed by TC Harold in Tongatapu & ‘Eua

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 Despite the fact the TC Harold Category 4 did not hit Tonga directly on Thursday morning, but the strong winds and high tides destroyedRead More

Private vehicles damaged in Ports Authority storage during cyclone

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 About 20 vehicles were damaged at the Ports Authority due to the high tides when TC Harold made landfall on Thursday morning. Acting CEORead More

Suspended Hotel staff request assistance from National Retirement Fund

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 The Tanoa International Dateline Hotel has suspended 60 of its staff due to the impacts to their service from the closing of the bordersRead More

Sovaleni reassures parents that schools are safe to return

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 Majority of the schools around the country have resumed today after government shut down schools for two weeks on Friday March 27th due toRead More

Police checkpoints to enforce social distancing in vehicles

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 The Ministry of Police has issued a warning to bus drivers and private vehicles that starting today, they will ensure they comply with socialRead More

First PCR machine for coronavirus testing arrives from NZ

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 14/04/2020 The PCR machine for testing coronavirus that the ministry of Health ordered from New Zealand has arrived in the country. Health Director – Dr.Read More

Ongoongo Tukuatu_14_04_2020_Fanongonongo fekau’aki mo e Ngaahi Fakamatala ‘ikai mo’oni mo fakatupumoveuveu

Press Release for the arrangement signing on 8.4.2020 between the Hon. Minister for Finance and H. E. The Australian High Commissioner for Budget Support and Assistance to combat COVID-19 and its impact