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Monday 17 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A letter seeking the approval of the House for the impeachment of the Minister of Infrastructure and Tourism, Hon. ‘Etuate Lavulavu was tabled into parliament this morning, 17 August by the Vava’u No. 2 Nobles’ Representative, Lord Tu’ilakepa.
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Tuesday 11 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Parliament could not re-open its sitting yesterday Monday 10 August when only 11 members turned up and failed to meet the quorum of 13. The absence of the executive members was the worst ever, the Speaker said in calling for Cabinet ministers to improve their attendance. The sitting which had been adjourned since 23 June, was further adjourned to next week.
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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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Thursday 4 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School marked its 68th Anniversary today 4 June, which included the launch of new solar panels that can provide up to 70 percent of the school’s electricity demand.
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Tuesday 19 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Waving pictures of Jesus and placards in opposition to the United Nation’s Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Tonga’s Catholic Women’s League today led a march to Parliament to present a petition.
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by the Public Service Association Inc. and Mele ‘Amanaki to transfer civil actions claiming damages against them for defamation, from the Magistrate’s Court to the Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 10 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Supreme Court
The Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will pay costs to the former Prime Minster Lord Tu’ivakano, HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita and two other respondents after an unsuccessful criminal appeal, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Monday 19 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva was sworn in this morning as the Prime Minister of Tonga during the first sitting of the Legislative Assembly 2015-18 session, at Parliament House.
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Friday 21 November 2014
Tonga’s government has asked Tonga Power Ltd staff to call off a strike, planned from 9:00am on Monday 24 November.
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Tuesday 18 November 2014
Suva, Fiji
Pacific leaders are gathering in Fiji this week to meet two visiting world leaders. The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi is expected to arrive in Fiji tomorrow, November 19 and the Chinese President Xi Jinping on November 20.
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Friday 14 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 81st birthday of the Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Tonga with a reception hosted by the Japanese Ambassasdor, HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro on 13 November, and attended by Tonga’s Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala.
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Thursday 30 October 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tourism plays an integral role in the economic development of our Small Pacific Island countries so finding solutions and opportunities for sustainable development is most important, Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano told the 24th South Pacific Tourism Organization Council of Ministers Meeting in Nuku’alofa today.
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Wednesday 22 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 200 students received certificates during the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute Academic Achievement Award ceremony on Saturday, October 18 in Tofoa.
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Thursday 16 October 2014
world food day

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Family farmers contribute to Tonga’s food security and are central to the food systems of Tonga, but they must evolve over time, Gavin Wall, the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Pacific said on World Food Day 2014, today.
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Saturday 27 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A decision by Tonga’s Civil Aviation Authority to certify a Y12 aircraft without addressing demands by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to upgrade its aircraft certification system has thrown Tonga’s domestic air service into a state of uncertainty.
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new barge, the Talafale was handed over to the Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano today to assist with the reconstruction in Ha’apai after the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January.
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Saturday 2 August 2014
Koror, Palau
Dame Meg Taylor of Papua New Guinea has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, replacing Tuiloma Slade of Samoa.
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Tuesday 29 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three day meeting in Nuku’alofa of international health communicators aimed to seek new approaches to fight Non-Communicable Diseases and to promote health.
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Wednesday 23 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints LDS has partnered with the Government of Tonga to rebuild over 100 homes that were either destroyed or damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in the Ha’apai group of islands in January.
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Tuesday 15 July 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano launched the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus fast internet connectivity to Tonga’s fibre optic cable network today, Tuesday 15 July.
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