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Monday 7 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An appeal by the Kele’a newspaper, its publisher and editor, against a Magistrate's Court decision was dismissed by Lord Chief Justice O. G. Paulsen in the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on 1 September.
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Wednesday 8 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s domestic MA60 aircraft gifted from China is expected to start flying domestically this month operated by a second carrier named “Royal Tongan Airlines”.
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Friday 6 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An election petition filed against Samiu Vaipulu the former Deputy Prime Minister and current Vava’u No.15 People’s Representative to Parliament was withdrawn this morning, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s domestic MA60 aircraft gifted from China has been leased by the Government of Tonga to an unnamed group including MP Samiu Vaipulu, although nothing has been confirmed as to when it will start operation as an airline.
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Monday 23 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Election petitions against two Vava’u People’s Representatives for alleged bribery and corrupt practices will be mentioned on Friday, March 6 at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 28 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s former Deputy Prime Minister and current Vava’u No.15 People’s Representative to Parliament has denied allegations made against him by an unsuccessful candidate who filed an election petition with the Supreme Court, in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 27 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The election petition filed against Samiu Vaipulu the Vava'u No.15 People's Representative to Parliament for alleged bribery and corrupt practices during the 2014 General Election campaign was adjourned today to February 10.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Election petitions filed against two elected Vava'u People's Representatives to Parliament for alleged bribery are coming up at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 4 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supervisor of Elections has received two complaints against two newly elected Vava'u People's Representatives for alleged breach of campaign regulations, on Wednesday 3 December.
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Tuesday 2 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan fishermen who were rescued in Fiji last month have returned home to Nomuka in Ha’apai on Monday, September 1.
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Monday 19 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Samiu Vaipulu has announced that Polynesian Airlines will begin servicing direct flights to Vava’u from Apia, Samoa in August, following a one month delay in introducing the new service.
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Monday 3 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is seeking an estimated $56 million for reconstructing homes in Ha‘apai after Cyclone Ian, Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister Samiu Vaipulu said on Friday at a press conference, held jointly with the visiting New Zealand Foreign Minister. Hon. Murray McCully said there was an enormous challenge ahead for Tonga’s government and the figures given by the Deputy Prime Minister were “frightening”.
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Tuesday 5 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 32nd Pacific Islands Law Officers Network (PILON) meeting opened today November 5 in Nuku'alofa at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre.
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Tuesday 9 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand government has suspended its promised multi-million dollar aid to develop tourism in Tonga, over safety concerns around the new Chinese-made MA60 aircraft that the Tonga government plans to use for the domestic inter-island service.
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Monday 22 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Government who is afraid of the media is a government that is afraid of its people - everyone has the right to information and the government has accepted these rights to information, said the Acting Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu today.
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Tuesday 12 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Real Tonga's 17-seater aircraft arrived at Fua'amotu Domestic Airport from Vanuatu on March 11, after being delayed for a week. The aircraft began operation this afternoon with flights to Vava'u.
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Monday 11 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands need to protect their deep sea minerals, Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu told a Pacific-ACP States Regional Workshop on Deep Sea Minerals Law and Contract Negotiations that opened at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre, in Nuku'alofa today on March 11.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a shock email sent from his iPad yesterday, Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister, Samiu Vaipulu, has told the Vava'u Business Chamber he would like to see their members' tax returns for the last five years, before he will talk about their serious concerns over the withdrawal of Chathams Pacific domestic airline service.
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Friday 18 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Acting Prime Minister Hon Samiu Vaipulu said today that Government's move to introduce two new aircraft from China to operate the domestic service is to provide competition and offer cheaper airfares. But it is unfortunate that Chathams Pacific has decided to cease its services on March 2.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A public reading room in Nuku'alofa was officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Samiu Vaipulu, yesterday afternoon, November 13.
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