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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
    :

    ‘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.

  • Travel
    Monday 2 July 2007 6:35pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Parliament
    Monday 2 July 2007 5:46pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The Minister for Youth and Sports said that only about 10% of school leavers could find employment locally. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
  • Press Releases
    Monday 2 July 2007 9:56am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Business
    Saturday 30 June 2007 6:40pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Economy
    Saturday 30 June 2007 5:54pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    TONGA will become a full member of the World Trade Organisation on July 27, after filing formal ratification papers with the WTO Headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday.

    The Tonga government believes that joining the WTO is the right thing to do, according to Tevita Kolo-ki-Hakau-Fisi, a senior officer with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

  • Press Releases
    Saturday 30 June 2007 9:59am

    Noumea, New Caledonia
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    Saturday 30 June 2007 8:54am

    Suva, Fiji
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  • Parliament
    Saturday 30 June 2007 5:51am

    UK
    :

    Editor,

  • Photo News
    Friday 29 June 2007 3:14pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • News Media
    Wednesday 27 June 2007 8:31pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    THE reporting of political news and parliamentary proceedings by the news staff of the government-controlled Radio Tonga and Television Tonga has been on hold since Friday June 15.

    According to news staff today, Radio Tonga’s parliamentary report ‘From the House’ that is normally broadcast three days a week, during the session has not been broadcast, and ‘The Editors’, a weekly television commentary, has not been aired, while other political news is on hold.

  • Press Releases
    Wednesday 27 June 2007 7:59pm

    Apia, Samoa
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    THE weather affects much more than how we decide to dress each day, it affects livelihoods, the way that we live in our homes and how our families survive. Its power is deeply respected in the Cook Islands where the nation faced the trial of five cyclones in just over a month in 2005. The extreme importance of disaster risk management was understood ‘loud and clear’ after that memorable cyclone season.

  • Sports
    Wednesday 27 June 2007 7:44pm

    'Okalani, Nu'usila
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    ‘Etita,

    ‘Oku te fakamalo’ia hono fataki mai ‘a e maa’imoa ‘akapulu ‘e he kau va’inga pea mo e kau ‘ofisiale pea pehe ki he kau poupou mo manako ‘akapulu kotoa. Kuo tau toki situ’a mei he Ipu Pasifiki pea ‘oku mahino ‘aupito pe ‘a e fokoutua ia ‘o e ‘Ikale Tahi.

  • Parliament
    Wednesday 27 June 2007 1:44pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Samiu Vaipulu conveyed a concern by the people in the outer islands, who rely entirely on the radio for their news, over the gagging of radio broadcasting from the House. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
  • Politics
    Wednesday 27 June 2007 9:55am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    :

    Editor,

    Please allow me a brief response to Dr. Ma’afu’otu’itonga Palu’s letter of 29 May 2007 under the title, “The Tongan law makers,” in which he posed the questions whether it is “… lawful that PRs under criminal charges for sedition be admitted to one of the decision-making body of our country?” and should ” … they really be granted all their rightful financial benefits funded by the taxpayers while they stand trial for crimes committed not only against the Tongan government but also against Tongan citizens?”

  • Politics
    Tuesday 26 June 2007 9:26am

    Melbourne, Australia
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    ‘Etita,

    Fakatauange pe na’e tokoni atu ‘a e ki’i lave ki he ma’u’anga ‘o e tokateline Temokalati.

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