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  • Education
    Friday 25 July 2014 5:42pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A team of Canadian archaeologists have excavated the remains of an ancient settlement outside the small village of Nukuleka, located at the entrance of Tongatapu’s central lagoon.
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  • Boxing
    Friday 25 July 2014 5:40pm

    Glasglow, Scotland
    : Five of Tonga’s boxers will begin their first bouts today and tomorrow, putting their chins on the line in their quest for a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Police and Crime
    Friday 25 July 2014 5:06pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Police have identified ‘Aisea Tu’ineau Latu (49) as the man killed on Tuesday, 22 July at Afa on the eastern district of Tongatapu.
  • Outer Islands
    Thursday 24 July 2014 6:33pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : New classrooms with upgraded facilities funded by Japan were handed over to two local schools in ‘Eua, Hofangafau College and Tufuvai Government Primary School last Friday,18 July.
  • Education
    Thursday 24 July 2014 5:37pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Kilisitina Angahikifo’ou Puleiku became the first Tongan student to have graduated with a Doctorate Degree from a university in China earlier this month.
  • Police and Crime
    Wednesday 23 July 2014 6:21pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A man has been charged with stabbing his 22-year-old wife on Friday night, 18 July in Kolofo’ou.
  • Outer Islands
    Wednesday 23 July 2014 6:12pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints LDS has partnered with the Government of Tonga to rebuild over 100 homes that were either destroyed or damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in the Ha’apai group of islands in January.
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  • People
    Tuesday 22 July 2014 11:15pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Siosaia ‘Uta‘atu (27), the new President of the Rotary Club of Nuku‘alofa, is the youngest person elected to the post in the club’s 36 year history.
  • Sports
    Tuesday 22 July 2014 4:59pm

    Glasgow, Scotland
    : Tongan athletes are undergoing final training preparation for the Commonwealth Games, which opens on 23 July in Glasgow.
  • Police and Crime
    Tuesday 22 July 2014 4:48pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Three men have been charged with the murder of a 49-year old man early this morning Tuesday, 22 July in Afa in the eastern district of Tongatapu.
  • Education
    Tuesday 22 July 2014 4:29pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Twenty-students have enrolled in Tonga’s first Aged Care program targeted to fill an increasing gap in the supply of skilled workers in this field in Australia.
  • Police and Crime
    Monday 21 July 2014 6:45pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 29-year-old man has been charged with reckless driving after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a high voltage power pole in Tatakamotonga on Sunday, 20 July.
  • Arts & Entertainment
    Monday 21 July 2014 5:23pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Colourful artwork, designed to catch the eye and change the mindset of careless litterbugs, is brightening the Nuku’alofa Central Business District.
  • Parliament
    Sunday 20 July 2014 6:03pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s Acting Commissioner for Public Relations, ‘Aisea Taumoepeau, is upset over the Matangi Tonga report From the House: “Tonga’s up-hill struggle with corruption” of July 16. By Pesi Fonua.
  • Photo News
    Friday 18 July 2014 7:38pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A brass band marching contest was held in Nuku’alofa on Friday 18 July, ending a three-days Tonga Secondary Schools Brass Band Festival.
  • Communications
    Friday 18 July 2014 7:06pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Digicel Tonga today launched its new 3G+ network at the opening of its renovated retail flagship store in Nuku’alofa.
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  • Energy
    Thursday 17 July 2014 8:16pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The prices of petrol and kerosene have increased after the Tonga Competent Authority approved new petroleum prices for July – August, effective yesterday July 16.
  • Development
    Thursday 17 July 2014 8:11pm

    Sydney, Australia
    : The World Bank Group today, 17 July launched a $30 million program to help developing countries reduce costs and improve speed and efficiency of trade at their borders by simplifying their customs procedures.
  • Outer Islands
    Thursday 17 July 2014 5:54pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s inter-island ferry MV ‘Otuanga’ofa has gone to Fiji for dry dock maintenance after some cracks were found inside a ballast tank.
  • Parliament
    Wednesday 16 July 2014 9:56pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Tongan Government appears to be struggling to put in place an anti-corruption mechanism. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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