THE Legislative Assembly yesterday unanimously approved the appointment of Mr Sefita Tangi to the position of Auditor General.
THE Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed the biggest national budget ever proposed for Tonga in the Legislative Assembly.
Corruption is a destructive phenomenon across the world, including Pacific Islands, and threatens the region’s sustainable development. It is a signifixcant and complex issue, with many causes and many negative results. Unfortunately, neither corruption, nor its negative impacts are well understood in Pacific Islands.
Members of the Tongan Media recently took part in a training on anti-corruption undertaken by the UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project with the assistance of the UNDP Tonga Governance Strengthening Programme (TGSP).