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Friday 3 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lopeti Senituli is named as Tonga’s representative on a new eight member Pacific Islands Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism, announced by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat on 1 April.
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Friday 3 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian Foreign Minister, Hon Julie Bishop on her first official visit to Tonga today, met the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva and his Cabinet and discussed Tonga’s economic and political reform agenda. ‘Akilisi said his government would continue to support New Zealand and Australia as members of the Forum.
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Thursday 2 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Tonga Airports Ltd (TAL) head office was opened on Tuesday, 31 March on Taufa’ahau Road at Poutaha.
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Thursday 2 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Court of Appeal has granted former Attorney General John Cauchi leave for a judicial review and directed a Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel to consider his complaints.
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Wednesday 1 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After 11 years sitting on Tonga’s Court of Appeal Mr Justice Hon Salmon had his final sitting in the session that closed yesterday, Tuesday 31 March, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 1 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by the Crown against a fully suspended sentence imposed on Sau’iluma Guttenbeil, who was convicted of manslaughter at the Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An attempt by a major frozen chicken importer, Moapa Enterprises Ltd., to sue its shipping agent for defamation has backfired when it was found that the foreign-owned company was trading illegally in activities reserved for Tongans.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Afa Teisina has been identified by police as the 28-year-old man who is on the run after allegedly imprisoning his partner at a plantation in Puke last month.
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Monday 30 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cluster of three large earthquakes were reported between Niuatoputapu and Samoa this evening between 8:56pm and 9:48pm - measuring 6.8, 6.4 and 5.6 magnitude.
Sunday 29 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Support provided to families by Tonga’s Child Cancer Foundation helps to achieve better outcomes from therapies used to treat cancer, Dr Jane Skeen, told a fundraising breakfast in Nuku‘alofa on March 28.
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Sunday 29 March 2015
Hong Kong, China
Tonga’s 7’s team has finished second last in its pool at the World Sevens Qualifiers in Hong Kong, failing to make it to the knockout stages of the competition. The result means Tonga will not get core status for the next HSBC World Sevens Series.
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Friday 27 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former travel consultant was today sentenced to four years imprisonment with the final 18 months suspended after pleading guilty to 39 counts of forgery and knowingly dealing with forged documents for visa applications to foreign countries, mostly the United States.
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Friday 27 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An insightful video documentary called “Women’s Leadership in Crisis” was launched by the Talitha Project yesterday evening in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A raid on retailers by a government team tasked with removing expired food items from shelves has cleaned out a major supermarket in Nuku’alofa yesterday, and will continue to clamp down on stores in the capital with unannounced inspections.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Hong Kong
The Tongan 7s team took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday to connect with the local community and to promote their team ahead of the three day HSBC World Series Qualifiers Tournament set to kick off this Friday March 27 in Hong Kong, along with the annual Hong Kong Sevens tournament.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Miami-Florida, United States
Tongan mats and ngatu were on display in Miami last week at a major conference for cruise shipping industry.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will gather in Tonga this July to begin their preparations for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A ran in seven tries to defeat a determined Junior Japan 43 – 24 in Suva yesterday March 23. The match was a fifth place decider for the Pacific Challenge Cup.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new multi-million-dollar software is now being cleared through Cabinet, to be purchased from the PM ‘Akilisi Pohiva’s son and his partner Paula Piveni Piukala to replace the existing computer program that has been used by the Education Department. – Sione Ake-mei-haku Mokofisi.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was a sense of disbelief in the Tongan Parliament last week when it was reported by an independent auditor that the Audit Office had a number of abnormalities and “a style of working which left room for cheating.” From the House by Pesi Fonua
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