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.
HE Mr Wang Donghua
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.
HRH Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala opened a new Vaipua Bridge in Vava’u on Friday 14 December. The bridge was reconstructed with a T$10 million grant from China.
HM King Tupou VI unveiled a plaque and cut a ribbon to open a new Vuna Wharf, reconstructed with a $32 million pa’anga loan from China, in time to welcome its first cruise ship, the Ocean Princess tomorrow Tuesday 11 December. The new wharf is expected to help drive the economy by attracting more cruise ships to Nuku’alofa.
China’s state-owned radio station launched a 24 hours FM service in Nuku’alofa today, offering programs in English and Chinese languages.