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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Ma‘afu, named as Tonga's new Deputy Prime Minister this morning, has been Tonga's Acting Prime Minister since 1 September. The Prime Minister's Office today announced the backdating of new ministerial appointments. Uncertainty over who was in charge had left the Caretaker Government in a state of disarray, after the PM left for the Pacific Forum Leaders Meeting at the end of last week.
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Friday 21 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four-day Vaini Day celebration this week started on Thursday, April 20 bringing together Vaini people from throughout Tonga and abroad.
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Friday 25 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Japan's current grant aid to Tonga, including a $66 million upgrade to the Faua Wharf, medical equipment for health services, and around $3.6 million for a program that will help build up sports, reflects close cooperation and a warm friendship, the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga told guests at a reception last night to celebrate the 83rd birthday of the Emperor of Japan Akihito.
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Tuesday 19 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Havea Folau will have his name registered in a town allotment at Vaini village in Tongatapu, ordered the Lord Chief Justice who found that the Minister of Lands had no power in this circumstance to cancel the grant or make a grant of this same piece of land and register it in the name of another person, in a ruling on 18 April in the Land Court of Tonga in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 2 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift of industrial machinery, including excavators worth $1.8 million pa’anga, was handed over by Japan to assist Tonga with reconstruction after Tropical Cyclone Ian and to help strengthen its resilience to climate change.
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The reconstruction of destroyed homes in the Ha'apai group by Cyclone Ian on 11 January, stepped up another gear this week, with the arrival in Pangai, Lifuka island of the Minister of Land and Natural Resources, Lord Ma'afu and 30 staff. The team will start working to determine land-boundaries and land-ownership.
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Friday 27 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 15 year diplomatic relationship between the People's Republic of China and Tonga had resulted in fruitful cooperation and development, which included the gift of an MA60 aircraft to Tonga, the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Wang Donghua said last night, September 26.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has a high level of vulnerability to climate hazards and over the next five years will start planning to be better prepared to cope with the increased risks of climate change. Tonga is one of only three Pacific countries chosen to pilot a Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) under a global climate change initiative. By Linny Folau
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Monday 23 January 2012
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
MASDAR, Abu Dhabi's multifaceted renewable energy company, signed today (18 January) a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, represented through the Tonga Energy Road Map Implementation Unit (TERM IU). Masdar will be in charge of the implementation and construction of a 500 kW solar photovoltaic power plant to be installed in Vava'u Island. The project, is financed by a grant provided by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the solar plant will deliver around 13 percent of Tonga's annual electricity demand.
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Thursday 19 January 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Energy Road Map (TERM) project took another step toward achieving its ten years objective of reducing Tonga's dependence on fossil fuels, when Lord Ma'afu, Tonga's Energy Minister, signed an agreement with Martin Hiller, the Director General of the Renewal Energy and Energy Efficiency partnership (REEEP) for technical assistance to Tonga.
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