‘TONGA NOW’ ALLOWED TO CONTINUE NEWS SERVICE

News Release

Tonga Now Government of Tonga Nukualofa, Tonga July 7, 2007

‘TONGA NOW’ ALLOWED TO CONTINUE NEWS SERVICE

Responding to the overwhelming reaction to the announcement of the closure of Tonga-Now, the Hon. Minister of Finance, Siosiua T.T. 'Utoikamanu, has reviewed his decision to allow Tonga-Now to continue to operate.

[PIR editor’s note: Tonga Now, which operates out of the Tonga Finance Minister’s Office, last week announce the news service would end because of criticism about some news items.]

The Minister has received extensive support messages and responses from Tongans and concerned individuals from both here and abroad for the need to keep the Tonga-Now website because it is a major source of information about the Kingdom.

The Minister has also instructed that it shall report in a non-biased and professional manner and to keep informing readers about the latest events in Tonga, particularly on economic and revenue reforms and related issues.

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