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Friday 20 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Yesterday, a remarkable visit of the Dutch explorers Jacob Le Maire and Willem Cornelisz Schouten on the Eendracht, four centuries ago in May 1616, was commemorated in Nuku’alofa with the unveiling of an exhibition and a set of commemorative stamps, by Crown Prince Tupouto’a.
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Friday 20 May 2016

Sacramento-California, USA
Sacramento county resident Kali Kanongata’a (36) has captured international media attention after he video-recorded his partner giving birth to their son and live streamed it on Facebook. The video has since gone viral and has attracted over 273,000 views on Facebook. The video is not graphic as Kali films the upper body of his wife throughout the delivery.
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Thursday 19 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan delegation including cultural dancers and artists will showcase Tonga at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts to be held in Guam from May 22 to June 4.
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Thursday 19 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
This month, all 32 teams of America’s National Football League (NFL) announced their new rosters and recruitment of college football players for the 2016 season. Among the new recruits are at least five players of Tongan heritage. The NFL completed its official 2016 NFL Draft on April 30.
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Thursday 19 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Governor of Ha’apai Mo’ale Finau has been charged with reckless driving causing bodily harm when he allegedly collided with an elderly pedestrian on Hihifo Road in Tongatapu on Tuesday, 17 May.
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Wednesday 18 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“You have challenges, and you need help, and that is one of the reasons why we are here,” said Mr Yuang Xiaotang, the Deputy Mayor of the city of Dongguan, China, in presenting gifts valued at $800,000 for Tonga and Ha’apai, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, Nuku’alofa on Monday afternoon, 16 May.
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Wednesday 18 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Dalgety QC has replaced Barrie Sweetman as the new Chairman of the Electoral Commission in a five-year appointment made by King Tupou VI.
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Wednesday 18 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day National Youth Sustainable Development Forum was opened on Tuesday, May 17 in Nuku’alofa bringing together youth leaders who plan to come up with an action plan for the development of a Tonga National Youth Policy.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Glasgow, Scotland
‘Ikale Tahi and Glasgow Warriors prop Sila Puafisi was handed a harsh three match suspension for a ‘flying head butt’ on scrumhalf Kieran Marmion of Irish Club Connacht.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Will Tonga’s flag be flying at the Rio Olympic Games in August, and will the Pacific Games happen? At the moment there is no definite answer, because TASANOC has not been able to resolve on-going internal conflicts and has failed to provide outstanding annual and financial reports that have been demanded by the International Olympic Committee.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested and charged this morning in relation to two separate robberies at a beach resort and a home in Tongatapu, over the weekend.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A quarrel with another person at Ha’ateiho resulted in a complaint laid against Lord Tu’iha’ateiho, that led to police executing a search warrant at the noble’s home earlier this month. The noble appeared at the Magistrate’s Court today on various charges, and his case was adjourned to Tuesday, 24 May.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A civil servant, Poasi Ngaluafe (49) has been charged with reckless and drunk driving in relation to the death of a man who was allegedly sitting in the middle of By-Pass Road at Longolongo early Sunday morning, 8 May.
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Monday 16 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Drunk driver, Malolo ‘Inia (31) whose vehicle crashed into a property and killed a woman near her house, at Ma’ufanga on New Year’s Day 2015, was sentenced to three-years imprisonment.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students at Tonga High School today, 16 May received donation of desktop computers, laptops and stationery from a Chinese delegation led by the Deputy Mayor of Dongguan, Guangdong Province in China.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Faceook, Jo Yasmina says: Malo Australia :) , like all other Development Partners for Tonga are ‘committing’ & ‘giving’ $, and all are helping the “ongoing development in Tonga as well as economic reform”. . Plus, no Gov’t so little as Tonga economy can work alone. God bless Tonga!
Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Women and juniors are encouraged to join in the Nuku’alofa Fishing Club’s “Leiola Ingenious Fishing Challenge” this Saturday, 21 May.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ikale Tahi lock Steve Mafi has been signed by French club Castres to play in the next season of the French Top 14 tournament. The Australian born 26 year-old currently plays for the Perth based Western Force in the Super Rugby competition.
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Sunday 15 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Development Bank has won international recognition for offering financial services that are supporting small income generating projects among disadvantaged and low-income earners in Tonga.
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Friday 13 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Up to 30 new awards are being offered to Tongans to study in Australia and the Pacific in 2017, and students will be selected through a competitive process managed by the Australian High Commission in consultation with the Government of Tonga.
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