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Friday 1 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Maletino Mafi Jr (17) was awarded Dux of Tonga High School with Malia Susana Tonga (16) Dux of 'Apifo'ou College, during its annual prize-giving ceremonies on Friday, December 1.
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Friday 1 December 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Invitation for nominations to elect a Prime Minister has been sent out to all elected representatives today, after the Writ of Election was returned to the King on November 30 in Nuku'alofa,
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Friday 1 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22 –year-old man died at Vaiola Hospital on Wednesday morning, November 29, from injuries sustained after allegedly jumping from a moving police vehicle, following his arrest on Sunday, in an incident that is being investigated by the Tonga Police Professional Standards Unit.
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Thursday 30 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day Holiday Market Festival opened this morning displaying and selling Tongan crafts and mats from Ha’apai, ‘Eua, Vava’u and Tongatapu at the Tonga Development Bank compound in Nuku’alofa as part of a microfinance scheme to assist and empower vulnerable people.
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Thursday 30 November 2017
'Ohonua, 'Eua
A 33-year-old teacher died at the Niu'eiki Hospital after he was caught in a house fire at the ‘Eua High School compound in ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua, yesterday.
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Tuesday 28 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 1000 ecstatic fans dressed in red and white welcomed around eight of the Mate Ma’a Tonga national rugby league players at Fua’amotu International Airport this afternoon, November 28.
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Tuesday 28 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will enjoy a public holiday tomorrow, 29 November, to celebrate Mate Ma’a Tonga’s historic achievements at the Rugby League World Cup 2017.
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Monday 27 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
White Ribbon Day's vision is for all women to live safely, free from all forms of men’s violence. We must all signal that enough is enough," Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said during events held in Tongatapu and ‘Eua on Saturday, November 25 to mark White Ribbon Day 2017.
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Monday 27 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The year of 2018 will usher in the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties between China and Tonga. Guided by the spirit of the 19th National Congress of CPC, China will work with Tonga to seize the opportunity, increase high-level contacts, expand the exchanges and cooperation and break new ground in the China-Tonga strategic partnership featuring mutual respect and common development, to bring more benefits to the two peoples and make new contribution to the peace, stability and prosperity of the Pacific Island countries.
Friday 24 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The largest Tongan flag in town was raised today by proud supporters of the Mate Ma’a Tonga Rugby League team. Draped on the front of Fifita House on Taufa'ahau Road in Nuku’alofa, it can't be missed.
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Friday 24 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 41-year-old man was reported to have committed suicide on November 2.
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Friday 24 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were charged with possession of cannabis when they were arrested on November 11, in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 23 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Fifita was found guilty of using a vehicle with an unauthorized licence plate and was discharged without conviction on the basis that he pay to court $200 pa’anga compensation, which he had done when a verdict was delivered by a Supreme Court judge on November 17.
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Thursday 23 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new parliament was elected by less than half of the country. Only 47.9% of voters cast their votes for winning candidates. Furthermore, 10 of the 17 People’s Representatives who were elected in last week’s snap general election, were supported by less than half of the total number of voters who turned out in their respective constituencies.
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Thursday 23 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 4G Plus service for Tonga was launched by Ben Kealy, the Digicel Tonga CEO in Nuku’alofa, on Monday, 20 November at the start of its Christmas celebrations.
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Thursday 23 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI will attend the Rugby League World Cup semi-final match between Mate Ma’a Tonga and England at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, November 25.
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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Traditional dances were performed by young students from various Government Primary Schools in the Nuku'alofa district on November 22, to promote and preserve Tonga's traditional dances.
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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Federal Pacific Insurance and Finance in Tonga co-hosted a cocktail function with the National Reserve Bank of Tonga on November 16, attended by the delegates of the 32nd South Pacific Governors Meeting. The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, Dr Sione Ngongo Kioa in thanking Federal Pacific for their hospitality for co-hosting the cocktail function, commented: “this is proof that partnerships between the public and private sectors are possible."
Tuesday 21 November 2017

Bonn, Germany
Tonga at COP23 last week in Bonn, Germany, called for the establishment of Climate Change as a core security issue and stressed the need for Small Island Developing States such as Tonga, to build resilience, warning that inaction "will ultimately result in our disappearance as a people and a culture".
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Tuesday 21 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men are pending court appearances after being arrested for possession of cannabis, methamphetamine and ammunition, during two separate search warrants in Tongatapu.
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