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Tongan PM seeks royal audience after lawyer’s constitutional advice on law

Published By   /  May 21, 2018  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, justice, King Tupou VI, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tonga, Tongan constitution, Tongan laws  /  Comments Off on Tongan PM seeks royal audience after lawyer’s constitutional advice on law

Tonga’s King Tupou VI and Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva … vetoed laws issue. Image: Kaniva News By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The government of Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva has planned an audience with the King of Tonga after a New Zealand legal expert advised that the king had no right to judge the […]

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Review of laws passed by Parliament ‘not in Tongan king’s power’

Published By   /  May 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Constitution, Constitutional justice, Featured, justice, King Tupou VI, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tonga, Tongan constitution, Tongan royalty  /  Comments Off on Review of laws passed by Parliament ‘not in Tongan king’s power’

King Tupou VI … 2010 Constitution “excludes” the King and Privy Council from “governing” the Kingdom. Image: Linny Folau/Matangi Tonga By Philip Cass of Kaniva News The King of Tonga has no right to judge the merits of legislation passed by Parliament, according to a New Zealand constitutional legal expert. Dr Rodney Harrison said that […]

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Pōhiva rejects ‘secret agenda’ claims that he wanted to seize royal power

Published By   /  November 18, 2017  /  'Akilisi Pohiva, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Elections, Featured, King Tupou VI, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Privy Council, Reports, Tonga, Tongan democracy movement, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Pōhiva rejects ‘secret agenda’ claims that he wanted to seize royal power

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Pōhiva rejects ‘secret agenda’ claims that he wanted to seize royal power ‘Akilisi Pōhiva speaking to hundreds of his constituents at a meeting in Kolomotu’a on Tuesday. Image: Kalino Lātū/Kaniva News By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva told his […]

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