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Tonga’s government has asked Tonga Power Ltd staff to call off a strike, planned from 9:00am on Monday 24 November.
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.
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.
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.
Over 200 students received certificates during the ‘Unuaki-‘o-Tonga Royal Institute Academic Achievement Award ceremony on Saturday, October 18 in Tofoa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A newly renovated Tonga Post building in central Nuku’alofa was opened by the Prime Minister Lord Tu‘ivakano on Thursday, June 12. Photos by Linny Folau.
The New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited the Nuku’alofa Government Primary School and the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project site at Ha’avakatolo this afternoon.
Visiting Tonga, New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key this morning pledged around $2 million assistance to upgrade Tonga’s Teufaiva Stadium for the 2019 Pacific Games. New Zealand has also committed another $5 million towards the reconstruction of schools in Ha’apai that were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian.
A ground breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the laying of a submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable from Tongatapu to Vava’u was officiated by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano in Neiafu, Vava’u yesterday, 14 May.
The central Nuku'alofa bus stop remained unusually quiet today, the second day of a strike by Tongatapu bus owners, over the rejection by government of their request for an exemption from Customs Duty and Consumption Tax on fuel and motor parts.
A new office building to house both the Tonga Print Ltd and the Tonga Post Ltd at Vaololoa was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano yesterday evening, 19 March.
The Government of Japan provided a grant assistance of around $3.7 million (TOP) or $200 million (JPY) to assist Tonga meet its social and economic needs by providing products manufactured by Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises.
Elder Neil L. Andersen, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, USA, visited Tonga during the weekend.