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  • Travel
    Tuesday 10 July 2007 4:26pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Parliament
    Tuesday 10 July 2007 9:02am

    Oregon,USA
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    Editor,

    Reading the recent articles from Parliament’s discussion is really disturbing to say the least.

    1. The PR’s look like a little kid going into a candy store with a nickle and demanding the owner give him his business.

  • Photo News
    Monday 9 July 2007 6:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    Photos by Linny Folau

  • Parliament
    Monday 9 July 2007 6:16pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : ‘Akilisi Pohiva continued to argue that business profits should be reduced. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
  • Press Releases
    Monday 9 July 2007 5:27pm

    Suva, Fiji
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    PRIVATE sector representatives, major business leaders, Government Ministers and senior officials from the region are gearing up for the inaugural Pacific Islands Business Forum (PIBF).

    The Business Forum will be held at the Radisson Fiji Resort, Denarau Island, Nadi, Fiji, from 6th-7th August 2007, with the theme ‘Pacific Businesses - At the Threshold of Regional and Global Competition’.

  • Government
    Friday 6 July 2007 7:24pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    THREE members of the Public Service Association PSA, Vili Vete, Mele ‘Amanaki and Sione Taione presented a Letter of Petition to the Private Secretary of the king, Sateki ‘Ahio at the Palace Office at 4 pm this afternoon.

    The presentation was low key despite rumours that the PSA was to hold a mass meeting at the Sofele Kala Hala, ‘Apifo’ou, Ma’ufanga before a march to present their petition to Sateki ‘Ahio.

  • Press Releases
    Friday 6 July 2007 7:13pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    The Public Service Association (PSA) has demanded that the Public Service Commissioners (PSC) resign from their appointments because of the following main reasons

  • Visitors
    Friday 6 July 2007 5:43pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Business
    Friday 6 July 2007 4:50pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    TONGA Airports Ltd. a Tonga government-owned company took over the management of all Tongan airports on July 2.

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Thursday 5 July 2007 9:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Tonga’s Miss Galaxy Queen Beauty Pageant for 2007 lived up to its reputation as an outrageous and fun-packed fashion show, kicking off a three nights event at Nuku’alofa’s Queen Salote Memorial Hall last night, July 4. Photos by Linny Folau.
  • From the Courts
    Thursday 5 July 2007 5:53pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    TONGA’S Court of Appeal will start its 2007 session at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on July 17.

    The Appeal judges for this year’s hearing will be, Chief Justice Anthony Ford, Mr Justice James Burchett, Mr Justice Peter Salmon and Mr Justice Moore.

    During the one-week hearing the four appeal judges will preside over five appeal cases, including three civil and two criminal cases.

  • Press Releases
    Thursday 5 July 2007 12:02pm

    Apia, Samoa
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    It’s hoped the spirit of the 13th South Pacific Games in Samoa will branch towards the environment with a ‘Play it clean and green’ campaign to be launched by SPREP, UNDP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE).

  • Press Releases
    Wednesday 4 July 2007 12:37pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    For some time the Directors of Global Insurance Limited, Insurance Corporation of Tonga Limited and Dominion Insurance (Tonga) Limited have considered carefully how best to serve the ongoing insurance needs of our mutual clients and the Tongan economy.

    We have considered many different options and we have been mindful to choose one which will provide a stable and competitive insurance option for Tonga.

    Accordingly the Directors of Global Insurance Limited have agreed to merge their business with Dominion Insurance (Tonga) Limited.

  • Press Releases
    Wednesday 4 July 2007 11:29am

    Suva, Fii
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    NAURU is the newest member of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO).

    PASO, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu, is an international regional organisation set up under the Pacific Islands Civil Aviation Safety and Security Treaty (PICASST).

    PASO is responsible to its members for regional aviation safety oversight, including airport and airline operational safety and security standards.

  • Visitors
    Tuesday 3 July 2007 7:11pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Press Releases
    Tuesday 3 July 2007 6:44pm

    Rome, Italy
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    NEW measures to ensure safer infant powdered formula and hygienic egg production will be discussed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), which opens a 6-day meeting today attended by representatives from more than 100 countries.

  • Parliament
    Tuesday 3 July 2007 6:30pm

    Utah,USA
    : It is sad to see that the United States and Tonga have something in common. Both have a dysfunctional Parliament/Congress. The really sad part is that Tonga can not afford the same level of stupidity.
  • Politics
    Tuesday 3 July 2007 5:55pm

    Melbourne, Australia
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    ‘Etita,

    Te u hoko atu aipe ki he ‘Inovesio ‘o e Senituli 21 pe ko e fa’ahinga liliu ‘oku fe’unga pea ‘oku tonu ke fei mo fakahoko ki he fo’i Piliote kene hanga ‘o haiane’i e ngaahi faikehekehe ‘oku ne lolotonga kumoa e fonua. ‘A ia ko e founga ‘uluaki ne u lave atu kiai ‘i he’eku tohi kuo ‘osi ‘a e Fakakolekole, pea kapau na’e tali ia ‘e he kau ma’u kelekele pea ko e na’a ia ‘a e vavake. Pea kapau leva na’e ‘ikai ke tali ia ‘e he kau ma’u kelekele, ko e founga leva ‘eni te tau hoko atu kiai ‘oku ui ia ko e Totonu Fakatukufakaholo, ‘a e kau ma’u kelekele.

  • Economy
    Tuesday 3 July 2007 5:43pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    THE National Economic Development Council, a new government entity met for the first time on June 20.

  • Press Releases
    Monday 2 July 2007 6:50pm

    Honiara, Solomon Islands
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    After a thirty year relationship of assistance to the Solomon Islands, the United Nations Population Fund UNFPA has opened a new office in the capital city of Solomon Islands, Honiara, in efforts to increase effectiveness in the delivery of its programmes.

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