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Wednesday 4 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States Peace Corps marked its 50th anniversary of service in Tonga, on October 2 with the unveiling of a plaque by Princess Pilolevu Tuita and parade in Nuku’alofa.
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Sunday 6 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When confronted with revelations in the 2015-16 Annual Report of the Auditor General of unpaid debts, unrecorded assets, improper record of revenues and even separate bank accounts of government ministries, the Tongan Parliament was thrown into turmoil when it resumed its 2017-18 session on 1 August. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 14 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English will visit Tonga for the first time on June 15-17, during his 2017 Pacific Mission tour.
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Tuesday 16 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga has purchased the Vava’u Market from Pacific Property Ltd. for a total of $3.335 million pa'anga (CT inclusive), made out in a combination of cash payment and tax credits.
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Monday 15 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva has, in an abrupt turnaround, said in a radio interview today that Tonga will not host the Pacific Games 2019. His statement comes just days after confirming last week that the games were on.
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Thursday 2 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Carl Sanft has become the Honorary Consul-General of Switzerland to the Kingdom of Tonga.
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Friday 3 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva was received by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Lord Tu’ivakano yesterday, Thursday, February 2, the Chief Clerk stated today.
Friday 14 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new Minister for Internal Affairs has been named as Hon Penisimani Fifita, Tongatapu’s No.9 People’s Representative to Parliament, effective today, Friday October 14.
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Wednesday 5 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petitioners who are concerned with the leadership of Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva as Minister for Education and Training, this morning presented a petition to the Speaker of the House Lord Tu’ivakano from a Working Committee of educators. They cite "maladministration, incompetency, destruction or embezzlement of government property" and creating "difficulties with another country".
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Friday 29 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The fact that Tonga is known to be involved in illegal sales of the Tongan national identity is mind-boggling. Yesterday New Zealand’s Prime Minister urged Tonga’s Prime Minister to do something about it. So what is going on?
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Wednesday 27 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will meet New Zealand's Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key on Thursday 28 July, during his first bilateral visit to New Zealand from July 27-30.
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Friday 15 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new $1.5 million pa’anga barracks for women recruits at the Tonga Police College in Longolongo was opened by the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva today 15 April.
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Wednesday 30 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ponapate Taunisila is the new Acting CEO for Education and Training starting from today, Wednesday 30 March, appointed by the Minister for Education, PM Hon ’Akilisi Pohiva.
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Wednesday 28 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ko e faito’o ‘a e Pule’anga ke solova ‘aki ‘a e ngaue pango ‘a Lavulavu: ‘Uluakii - Pehee ‘e he Palemiaa ke tohi tangi mai ‘a e kakaii ki he Tama Tu’ii ke fai ha fili fo’ou; Uaa – Pehe ‘e Minisita Eke ke fai ha tohi tangi ki Falealea ke toe fai ha hopo fo’ou.
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Tuesday 20 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A letter of petition signed by over 900 people - calling on King Tupou VI to revoke the appointment of Tonga’s Minister of Education, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, was submitted to the King at the Palace Office this morning, Tuesday 20 October 2015. Photos by Caroline Manu Moli
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Monday 21 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Public Service Association won their appeal against an initial court order to pay $20,000 each of security costs before their civil action against Tongasat can proceed.
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Thursday 10 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While leaders retreated today for the 46th Pacific Island Forum Leaders meeting in Port Moresby, around 30 Australians walked onto the world’s biggest coal port in Newcastle in support of Pacific Small Island States call for a moratorium on new coal mines.
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Thursday 27 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 72 students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 27 August. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 19 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 200m foreshore that extends along the coastal area in Pangai, on Lifuka Island in Ha‘apai, is expected to be completed within six to 12 months, replacing the existing foreshore that has been wrecked over the years by natural disasters.
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Wednesday 5 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tui’vakano and three others have filed a notice of appeal to the Supreme Court on Monday, 3 August against a judgment by the Lord Chief Justice in June this year ordering that legal costs amounting to $22,000 be returned to the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
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