Politics in Tonga

Party Deputy Chair Isileli Pulu clarifies on candidate list crisis

Party Deputy Chair Isileli Pulu clarifies on candidate list crisis

Kiliki heni ke ke lau ai e ongoongo ni 'i he lea faka-Tonga Tongan Democratic Party deputy chairman Isileli Pulu has continued to criticise the party candidate list announced by party leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva last week. Pulu has also questioned the composition of the select committee that chose the candidates, claimed that candidates were being […]

Tonga Democratic Party torn by rival claims over election candidate list

Tonga Democratic Party torn by rival  claims over election candidate list

Kiliki heni: ko e onoongo ko 'eni 'i he lea faka-Tonga. Tonga’s Democratic Party is being torn by rival claims over different lists of candidates. Party leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva,  party secretary Sione Havea Taione and the party’s deputy chairman ‘Isileli Pulu have all given Kaniva News different sides of the story. Leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva has […]

Near-brawl ends Tonga Democratic Party’s meeting

Near-brawl ends Tonga Democratic Party’s meeting

Kiliki heni ke lau 'a e ongoongo ni 'i he lea faka-Tonga The Democratic Party’s meeting on Wednesday to announce its candidates for this year’s election  was cancelled after it almost turned into a brawl. Party Deputy Chairman ‘Isileli Pulu and candidate member  ‘Ipeni  Siale became involved in a heated debate which got so bad […]