Tongatapu

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike

Tongatapu bus drivers go on strike

Thousands of Tongatapu bus users could still be disrupted by strike action if the government of Lord Tu’ivakano would not make a positive response to a formal request launched in February 2014 by the ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa Bus Association asking to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts. Kaniva’s correspondent in Tonga said the […]

Tonga's bus association seeks removal of taxes

Tonga's  bus association seeks removal of taxes

Tonga’s sole bus association, ‘Otu Motu Anga’ofa had sought the intervention of the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano to remove taxes charged on diesel and spare parts. Kaniva understands the association submitted a letter to the Prime Minister's Office on Friday 21. Samipeni Finau, President of the Association  claimed the last bus fare rise was  in […]

Crown Prince opens Te’ekiu new community hall

Crown Prince opens Te’ekiu new community hall

Crown Prince Tupouto’a has officially opened Te’ekiu’s new TP$700,000 community hall today. The Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano in a speech during the celebration said, “This new community hall will be an assembly center for the community in times of natural disasters and a center for education and health development programs, church functions and other family […]