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Articles dated 2 April 2014

  • Wednesday 2 April 2014 5:28pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Thirty representatives will take part in Tonga’s first “Practice Parliament for Women” on April 10-11 in Nuku’alofa, a two-day event that aims to encourage women to run for parliament in the upcoming 2014 General Election in November.
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  • Wednesday 2 April 2014 5:18pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The 2013 Session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga will be closed by three nobles, tomorrow Thursday, April 3, after sitting this week in Nuku’alofa.
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  • Wednesday 2 April 2014 3:15pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A major earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile this afternoon has generated a significant tsunami for Chile, with tsunami warnings issued for the Pacific coasts of South America, including Easter Island. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii has now determined that no tsunami threat exists for other coastal areas although some may experience small sea level changes. For all areas covered by this center the tsunami warning and watch are now cancelled (6:00pm Tonga time).
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