Tonga’s State of Emergency that was due to end today at 8:00pm 17 May has been extended until 8.00pm 11 June 2020, the Prime Minister, Hon. Dr Pohiva Tu‘i‘onetoa declared this afternoon 15 May 2020. The night curfew now starts at 10:00pm. Gyms and sporting events are permitted and some other restrictions have been eased, while the border remains closed.
Nuku'alofa, Tonga - It has been reported by the Ship Technology newsite on 4 December, 2020 that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $45m grant for the rehabilitation and development of the Queen Salote International Wharf (QSIW) in Nuku'alofa Port, Tonga.