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  • Sports
    Monday 25 July 2011 6:52pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The 41 members ‘Ikale Tahi squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand in September have been chosen and their names will be announced tomorrow, July 26, ‘Isitolo Maka the Head Coach, said this afternoon.
  • Sports
    Monday 25 July 2011 6:45pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga has dropped volleyball from its team in the upcoming South Pacific Games in New Caledonia and other four sports have also withdrawn their participation due to financial and technical reasons.
  • Travel
    Monday 25 July 2011 6:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : FIVE contestants took part in the 2011-12 Miss Heilala Pre-Pageant Interview this morning, Monday, July 25, the first judging event in the contest that will be decided on the crowning night on Friday July 29.
  • Press Releases
    Monday 25 July 2011 3:52pm

    Apia, Samoa
    : Forum Economic Ministers FEMs reconfirmed their commitment to expanding the economic base through a host of initiatives including the development of the private sector when they met in Apia, Samoa last week. – Forum Secretariat.
  • Women
    Monday 25 July 2011 3:36pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The official launching of WISE Tonga Inc., a new association of women entrepreneurs, would greatly encourage and inspire women in Tonga to take up business ventures to help the Tongan economy and their families, the Minister of Education, Women’s Affairs and Culture, Hon Dr ‘Ana Taufe’ulungaki, said on Saturday.
  • Arts & Entertainment
    Monday 25 July 2011 11:12am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s ‘Ikale Tahi Heilala “Go For Red” block party on Hala Taufa’ahau brought hundreds of people into central Nuku’alofa on Friday, July 22 for a night of fun in support of Tonga’s National Rugby Team the ‘Ikale Tahi in the build up to the Rugby World Cup 2011 in September.
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Monday 25 July 2011 11:05am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Oku toe si’i pea tau a’u ki he Ipu ‘a mamani ka ne mahino mai he fe’auhi ne ‘osi ‘oku kei lahi e me’a ke fakalelei’i kapau te tau fiema’u ke si’isi e kai ‘oe All Blacks. Ko ‘eku timi faka’amu pe ena ‘a’aku ki he Ipu ‘a mamani. – Pola Loiti.
  • Parliament
    Sunday 24 July 2011 10:36pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A bill for the establishment of a Neiafu Royal Town Council will be debated in the Whole House Committee of the Tongan Parliament when it reconvenes next week, after a similar bill for Nuku’alofa town council was earlier rejected.
  • Press Releases
    Sunday 24 July 2011 9:31pm

    London, UK
    : The delegation– including Tonga’s Speaker of the House Lord Lasike and Hon. Douglas Ete from Soloman Islands – joined government representatives and guests from over 30 Commonwealth countries at a private dinner on Friday 21 July.
  • Health
    Friday 22 July 2011 9:15pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Two new buildings were opened at Niu’eiki Hospital in ‘Eua including a Children’s Ward and Clinic on July 18, funded by the Government of Japan at a cost of TOP$175,000 pa’anga.
  • People
    Friday 22 July 2011 8:28pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A six-member delegation from the French Senate visited Tonga for the first time this week to learn first hand about Tonga’s political, economic social and cultural life.
  • From the Courts
    Friday 22 July 2011 6:34pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Two Tongans have been charged with grievous bodily harm for injuries inflicted on two Asian men at Tungua in Ha’apai on July 13.
  • From the Courts
    Thursday 21 July 2011 6:19pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 36-year-old man who broke into a home in Kolofo’ou and stole a mobile phone and assaulted a woman was sentenced to three years at Hu’atolitoli Prison at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa, on July 21.
  • From the Courts
    Thursday 21 July 2011 6:16pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A 19-year-old woman living at Ha’asini in Tongatapu who pleaded guilty to four counts of indecently assaulting a boy, received an 18 months suspended sentence at the Supreme Court today, July 21.
  • Development
    Thursday 21 July 2011 4:17pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : An under-water telecommunication fiber optical cable network to connect Tonga to the rest of the world should be in operation before the end of 2012, according to Paula Ma’u, the Chief Executive Officer for Tonga’s Ministry of Communication and Information.
  • Press Releases
    Thursday 21 July 2011 2:06pm

    NUKU'ALOFA
    : Women in Tonga are getting “Wise” and coming together in a new association that aims to create greater business opportunities by building a network of Women in Sustainable Enterprises. WISE Tonga Inc, which has over 140 foundation members, celebrates its official launch on Saturday July 23 with a Market Day at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall. -WISE Tonga Inc.
  • Press Releases
    Thursday 21 July 2011 1:56pm

    Rome, Italy
    : Pressing challenges, such as a changing climate and volatile food prices, require that policy makers have more open and constructive exchanges about their experiences to achieve progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), senior officials of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said ahead of a South-South cooperation meeting in China from 21 to 27 July.
  • Travel
    Wednesday 20 July 2011 9:45pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Four of the five contestants registered for the Miss Heilala 2011-12 crown made their first public appearance on July 20 at an orientation program held at the Black Pearl Suites at Sopu, on Tongatapu.
  • Development
    Wednesday 20 July 2011 9:10pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : New Zealand has committed TOP$3 million pa’anga to assist community development programs in Tonga’s remote outer island communities through MORDI Tonga Trust whose target is to fight against poverty through provision of skills training and community projects.
  • People
    Wednesday 20 July 2011 9:00pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Iteni Helu (72) has become the first Tongan to receive the Silver Wolf Award, the highest scouting award by the Scout Association of the United Kingdom in recognition of his ongoing commitment and services to the Tonga Scouts Association.

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