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Missing Nomuka fishermen found alive in Fiji

Missing Nomuka fishermen found alive in Fiji

Updated 11/08/2014: Tongan Police have confirmed through Fiji's Rescue Coordination Centre in Suva the three fishermen from Nomuka that went missing while on a fishing trip on July 30 have been found well and alive. The fishermen are 'Elone Taulafo, his son Sione Filipe Taulafo and his son-in-law Sofele Folau. The trio set out to sea […]

Ratu Mara denies given land in Tonga

Ratu Mara denies given land in Tonga

Lieutenant Colonel Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara known as Roko Ului who has been given sanctuary in Tonga after he fled Fiji in 2011 has denied he was given an island in the kingdom. The Fiji Sun report in December 23 said, “Due to his close ties to the royal family, Princess Pilolevu Tuita, the sister […]

Leader says ongoing feud led to gruesome murder

Leader says ongoing feud led to gruesome murder

Regular disputes and jealousy were implicated as contributing causes in a murder case where a Tongan mother and a daughter were hacked to death Wednesday, Dec 18 while three other children suffered serious lacerations, according to a Tongan community leader in Fiji. Sisi Taufa Patolo, 33, and her seven-month-old daughter, Sarah Patolo were pronounced dead […]