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Thursday 19 May 2016
Suva, Fiji
A new academic programme that will teach Pacific Islands students about climate change adaptation and sustainable energy, is being developed by 15 countries in the region, including Tonga, who are meeting in Nadi this week, with assistance from the European Union.
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Wednesday 4 May 2016
Suva, Fiji
The University of the South Pacific (USP) plans to roll out five-year employment contracts instead of three years, USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandler told staff at their first staff forum for the year on 25 April, 2016. The change is one of many the university plans to implement.
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Monday 11 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A local sewing program for women has produced 10 successful trainees who received certificates at Tu’atakilangi village on Saturday 9 April.
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Wednesday 23 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China provided 15 water tanks for primary schools in Ha’apai and tractors worth around $157,000 pa’anga to help agriculture at Foa, on 18 March.
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Monday 14 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 90th Anniversary of Queen Salote College was celebrated on Saturday, 12 March attended by the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho and Crown Princess Sinaitakala in Nuku’alofa. Photos by Merylatai Fihaki.
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Tuesday 1 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New climate resilient buildings for twelve schools that have been rebuilt and refurbished in Ha’apai after being badly damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in 2014, were handed over to the Tonga government last week on 26 February.
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Friday 19 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A proposed new university for Tonga’s capital - reportedly inaugurated by Prime Minister, ‘Akilisi Pohiva in February, has not been properly assessed and accredited.
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Thursday 18 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School started its two-day Inter-House Athletics competition today, Thursday, 18 February, to select the best athletes for the upcoming Inter-College Athletics competition. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 18 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The pressing need in Tonga’s education system today is the lack of available computer and Information Technology (IT) in the Kingdom, particularly with the Internet. - Sione Mokofisi.
Wednesday 9 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eizo Ve’ehala became the first Tongan to successfully complete an International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO, Aviation Security Professional Management Course, the NZ Aviation Security Service AVSEC announced on 8 December.
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Tuesday 10 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of 15 U.S. Peace Corps volunteers were sworn-in on Saturday, 7 November at ‘Anana, Tongatapu. They will teach English at primary and middle schools in rural Tongatapu and two outer islands.
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Friday 23 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan scholarship student, Pipiena Faupula, received a high achiever award while completing her Masters in Commerce at the University of the South Pacific.
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Monday 24 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan fruit pickers are taking part in two leadership and training programs launched on Monday, 24 August in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 13 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala opened Christ’s University in Pacific (CUP) Nuku’alofa campus at the Maseia Plaza in the Central Business District on Thursday, 13 August.
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Thursday 6 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New classrooms for the young students of Fakakakai Government Primary School in Ha’apai was opened on 30 July after it was destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian in 2014.
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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College won the 2015 brass bands competition of the Inter-College Brass Band Music Festival that ended on Friday, 24 July at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Tuesday 9 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than three-weeks to go before the Coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI begins on 27 June, Tongan schools are gearing up to perform their joyous dances that will bring thousands of dancers into two main events. The all-girls Queen Salote College is practising their famous Ma’ulu’ulu.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School student, Anna Jane Vea (15) was declared the winner of Tonga’s Secondary Schools’ speech competition by the New Zealand High Commissioner Mark Talbot, yesterday, 30 March.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight Tongan law students stranded in Vanuatu are appealing for assistance from the Government of Tonga since their living condition at the campus has worsened with no clean drinking water in the aftermath of Super Cyclone Pam.
Sunday 8 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Free Trade Agreements with trading partners provide opportunities for market access for Pacific Islands products, generally businesses in Tonga lack awareness of the rules, says Viliame Rova who facilitated a workshop this week in Nuku’alofa.
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