Six computers were donated to Tonga High School today by the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Wang Donghua, who encouraged students to learn the Chinese language and to know more about its culture.
China’s first Film Festival in Tongatapu this week marks the 15th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Tonga and China. The festival opened on April 5 with a special screening of a Chinese Film, attended by Queen Nanasipau’u at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre.
HM Queen Nanasipau’u, Prince Ata and the people of the western district of Tongatapu on Saturday, January 26 celebrated the completion of renovation to the Fatufatufala ‘i Fale Lalava District Hall and restoration of a sports field in Kolovai, funded by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
A grant of RMB$500,000 was pledged to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga during an official Parliamentary visit to the People’s Republic of China from October 28 to 3 November, when the MPs also learned about poverty alleviation initiatives and rural development in China’s least-developed provinces
A seven-member Tonga Parliamentary Delegation led by the Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly Lord Fakafanua, is currently visiting China.
After the Tongan Parliament rejected a motion for a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister and his Cabinet on Monday, the House opened yesterday, bubbling with emotions high and low, as members could not wait to let their feelings be heard. From the House by Pesi Fonua
Tonga’s King, Queen and Crown Prince attended a reception in Tonga for the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on September 28.
Chinese professionals and skilled people who are working on Chinese development programs in Tonga on certain passports, may enter the country without a visa starting next month, the Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Samiu Vaipulu told the Tongan Parliament on August 28.
The Zheng He, a training ship of the Navy of China’s People’s Liberation Army arrived in Nuku’alofa on August 11 on a four day friendly visit, on its second trip to Nuku’alofa.
China will this month officially handover the Nuku’alofa Central Business District Project, financed with a TOP$118 million loan to the Government of Tonga.