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Friday 12 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongans received cash prizes for their short stories on ‘Human Rights in Everyday Life’ marking the International Human Rights Day on Wednesday, 10 December in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 11 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
By Wednesday next week, the 26 newly elected members of the Tongan Parliament should be ready to proceed and elect a Prime Minister, said ‘Etuate Lavulavu, the spokesperson for seven independent People’s Representatives.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has made millions of pa’anga available on soft loans for business investors, and Tatafu Moeaki, the CEO for the Ministry of Finance are calling on Tongan businesses to take advantage of the opportunities.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Trade ministers and officials from 16 Pacific countries including Tonga will begin negotiations on a proposed regional free trade agreement known as PACER-Plus (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economy Relations) tomorrow, December 11, in Nadi, Fiji.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The popular comedic duo the Laughing Samoans are in Tonga for two concerts of hilarious laughter on December 11-12 in support of the Walk on Walk Strong Foundation (WOWS) for child cancer.
Tuesday 9 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Next week the Tonga Government’s public service will close down at 4:30pm Friday, 19 December, its last working day, before the beginning of its Christmas and New Year holidays.
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Tuesday 2 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duces and top students of Tonga High School and Tonga College received their awards from Prince Ata, at their first combined annual prize giving ceremony at Teufaiva Stadium today, Tuesday 2 December.
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Tuesday 2 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some 10% of Tonga Police staff (35 people) have been dismissed, are serving time in prison or are under investigation for dishonesty, brutality or bribery since 2012, the retiring Police Commissioner Grant O’Fee said today.
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Tuesday 2 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although there are only two HIV positive persons who are currently receiving treatment in Tonga, the Ministry of Health is concerned with the increasing number of people who have tested positive with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
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Tuesday 2 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 26 new elected Members of Parliament MPs will meet for the first time at 10:00am. Tuesday, 9 December at the Fa’onelua Convention Center. King Tupou VI has appointed the Rt. Hon. Lord Tupou K.C. as the Interim Speaker
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Monday 1 December 2014

Tu’anekivale, Vava'u
The traditional art of rowing outrigger canoes is being taught to children at Tu‘anekivale Primary School in Vava’u.
Monday 1 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Alumni of Longolongo Government Primary School raised $60,0000 when they celebrated the school’s 50th Golden Jubilee on November 28-30 at Longolongo.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tabulated results for all polling places was released by Tonga’s Electoral Commission today, with downloadable files for Tongatapu and Outer Islands results.
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Friday 28 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Local climate change activists across the Pacific, delivered letters to ANZ bank management last Thursday November 20 asking them to divest (business boycott) from the fossil fuel industry. In Tonga, a letter was delivered to Nuku’alofa’s ANZ bank by a young volunteer Taufu‘i Naufahu.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan, Fijian and Samoan exporters are confident that their sales will rise by over 50% over the next 12 months, according to the inaugural “Pacific Export Survey 2014”.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Outer island voters chose five new People’s Representatives and returned two incumbents in today’s General Election. No women were elected.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu voters have replaced seven of their ten incumbent MPs, retaining only three in today’s General Election. One of the incumbents did not restand. No women were successful in taking Tongatapu seats.
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Thursday 27 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Early unofficial results from Tongatapu polling places indicate a close contest for Tongatapu 3 constituency with three polling places topped by different candidates, Tevita Palu, Siaosi Sovaleni and Clive Edwards.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s nobles have reelected the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanoto his parliamentary seat, among eight incumbent Nobles Representatives and one new Nobles Representative after 29 men voted at the Palace Office this morning. The official results for the nine Noble’s Representatives were announced after polling closed in the General Election at 4:00pm. Results for the 17 People’s Representatives polling places will be announced later this evening.
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Thursday 27 November 2014
Roy Helu

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There are currently at least 21 Gridiron players of Tongan heritage in America’s most popular sporting tournament, the National Football League.
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