Nuku'alofa, Tonga - ‘Isileli Hopoi Naitoko, aka ‘Isi Pofele, age 64, is a businessman who returned from the United States with his family to live in Tonga. He started a business in 2007 with a falekoloa (convenient store). His store is located on upper Wellington Road, close to the Taufa’ahau Road intersection in downtown Nuku’alofa.
Nuku’alofa Tonga - It is now confirmed that the fruit fly larvae found in a shipment of Tonga watermelons at the Port of Auckland in New Zealand is the result of poor and inadequate fumigation conducted by Tonga Quarantine Services.
Prime Minister Pohiva Tu’ionetoa scolds and mocks a young female journalist for asking questions he does not like in an email exchange. He tells her she's a "school repeat and stop asking nonsense" after she inquired about a valid issue. Other journalists have reported similar treatment from the Prime Minister when they run stories or ask questions on issues that he dislikes.