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Friday 22 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A crowd of people from various churches in Tonga led by some church leaders, today marched to the Palace Office in Nuku’alofa to present four petitions to King Tupou VI, in opposition to Tonga’s intention to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Wednesday 20 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
I have been following the controversy of the Ratification of CEDAW and am surprised with the reaction, especially from those who don’t support it now because they did support it then. - Sesilia Loloa-Wolff
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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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Tuesday 19 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva is visiting in Japan to attend the Seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7) on May 21-23 in Iwaki City.
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Tuesday 19 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga U20’s squad ran in an impressive 8 tries to defeat Namibia 45 – 11 at the World U20 Rugby Trophy tournament last Saturday, May 16 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A call for proposals for a European Development Fund grant of $162,000 (EUR) available for private sector and civil society projects in Tonga focused on trade, public finance management, energy and gender policies development, was launched on Thursday 14 May.
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Monday 18 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev. Sioeli Finau (63) from Nukunuku is the fisherman who remains missing since heading out to Malinoa Island, off Tongatapu on Monday, 11 May. Police are appealing to fishing boats to report any sightings of him and the missing 25ft boat.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Day of Families on 15 May was marked in Nuku‘alofa with a family fun walk led by Prince Taufa‘ahau Manumataongo and his mother Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku‘aho.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Kanokupolu, Tonga
A driver who decided to turn a rental car into a beach buggy on Kanokupolu Beach at the weekend found himself stuck in the sand and sloshed by the tide.
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Wednesday 13 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who were found dead in different plantations in Tongatapu and Vava’u in early May, are reported to have died from heart attacks, said a police spokesperson in Nuku’alofa today.
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Thursday 7 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Afa Teisina (28) has been charged with a second count of unlawfully imprisoning his 20-year-old partner at a plantation in Puke, Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 6 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A celebration by the Kolovai-Australia community was held in Sydney on Friday 24 April, in preparation for the coronation celebration on 4 July.
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Wednesday 6 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of Pacific Islanders are currently reviewing the effectiveness of Australia’s development aid assistance to the Pacific Islands.
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Wednesday 6 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Toa Samoa 18-16 defeated Tonga’s Mate Ma’a Tonga in a thrilling match in the 2015 Pacific Test on May 2 in the Gold Coast.
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Monday 4 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tupou a former President of TASANOC was awarded the Olympic Order by the President of the International Olympic Committee IOC, Hon. Tomas Bach at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva Fiji on 1 May.
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Monday 4 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Afa Teisina (28) who had been on the run for two-months was arrested by police on Friday night, 1 May for the alleged unlawful imprisonment of his partner at a plantation in Puke, Tongatapu.
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Friday 1 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old man who was allegedly shot in Sopu on 19 April is in serious condition at Vaiola Hospital after avoiding medical attention for 10 days.
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Thursday 30 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four workshops in Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence Training are being held to assist criminal justice professionals in Nuku’alofa from 24 April to 1 May.
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Wednesday 29 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seluvaia Motuliki (39) who pleaded guilty for fraudulently converting over $31,159 while working as a civil servant, had her sentence reduced on 21 April from two and a half year to one year three months.
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Saturday 25 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Na’e Pekia koaa ‘a e ‘Otua ‘I he Falaite Lelei? ‘Oku ‘i ai ‘a e tali ‘e ua ki he fehu’ii pea ‘e makatu’unga pe ia ‘i hono faka‘uhinga’i ‘o e fo’i lea ko e ‘mate’. Sione Tu’itupou Fotu.
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