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  • Sunday 26 April 2015 9:40pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Next year Tonga and Germany will mark 140 years of their diplomatic relationship that was established in October 1876, said HE Dr Anne-Marie Schleich, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany who made her first visit to Tonga last week.
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  • Saturday 25 April 2015 11:16am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga remembered its 91 soldiers sent to the battle fields of Gallipoli, Turkey and also to France and Palestine during the First World War, and the soldiers sent to other conflicts and peace keeping missions since then, at the ANZAC Centenary Dawn Service held at the Cenotaph, Pangai Si’i this morning 25 April 2015.
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  • Friday 24 April 2015 7:35pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Lennie Niit, the Senior Vice-President of the Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) resigned from his position today, saying he could see “no indication of positive change” in TASANOC happening anytime soon.
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  • Friday 24 April 2015 6:00pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : HM Queen Nanasipau’u awarded cash prizes to winners in round two of a Tourism Village Clean Up Competition in Nuku’alofa on Friday, 24 April.
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  • Thursday 23 April 2015 10:36pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A new “Ladies and Gentlemen Clubhouse” was officially opened by Hon. Frederica Filipe last night, 22 April, to compete with the gentlemen’s club in Nuku‘alofa.
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  • Thursday 23 April 2015 10:10pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s new Police Commissioner Steve Caldwell on taking up a three year term, said he aims to develop young police officers reach their full potential while ensuring a professional police service that is trusted by the public.
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  • Thursday 23 April 2015 4:36pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A fire gutted the home of Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva this morning at Hala-‘o-Vave while the Prime Minister was away in New Zealand on family medical leave. He is expected to return to Tonga this weekend. Photos by Linny Folau.
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  • Wednesday 22 April 2015 6:00pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Sea Princess cruise ship visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2000 passengers and crew on board.
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  • Wednesday 22 April 2015 5:49pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A National Geographic Expedition group that arrived in Vava“u by a private jet, visited ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden in Tu’anekivale for the first time on 17 April with a second visit planned for September this year.
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  • Wednesday 22 April 2015 5:36pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A Supreme Court judge will deliver his verdict on Monday, 27 April in the trial of two policemen charged with manslaughter in the death of a 20-year-old man in 2012.
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We've seen even the likes of Usain Bolt running barefoot during the victory lap after taking off his sprint shoes following a sprint event so it's no different!

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Opinion

Sports

  • Tuesday 21 April 2015 5:48pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tongatapu’s Free Wesleyan Church Schools dominated the medals tally for 19 competing schools in the 91st Inter Collegiate Athletics Competition, official results confirmed today. Tupou High School had the most medals and Tupou College had the most golds.
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  • Wednesday 17 July 2013 1:23pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Tonga Amateur Sports Association TASNOC terminated the salaries and expenses of its long serving CEO Takitoa Taumoepeau and Office Manager ‘Ahosivi Kaitapu, on 16 July 2013.
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