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Monday 9 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of the Kingdom of Tonga announced this evening in a statement that it has agreed to ratify the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) after lengthy and thorough discussions in Cabinet last week, on Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 March 2015. The decision comes as a breakthrough for Tonga’s women’s organisations who have been seeking government’s consent for two decades.
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Monday 9 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A will play Samoa A tomorrow March 10, at the opening of the World Rugby Pacific Challenge in Suva, Fiji.
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Monday 9 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Stunning landscapes around Tonga’s newest volcanic island have attracted sightseers and adventurers. Photos by GP Orbassano.
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Sunday 8 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Free Trade Agreements with trading partners provide opportunities for market access for Pacific Islands products, generally businesses in Tonga lack awareness of the rules, says Viliame Rova who facilitated a workshop this week in Nuku’alofa.
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Saturday 7 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One of Tonga’s most successful traditional craftsmen, Sitiveni Fehoko believes that Tonga’s handicrafts are the best in the Pacific and have the potential of being a significant export for Tonga. He is passing on his skills of carving to disadvantaged youth.
Friday 6 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu’iha’ateiho was fined $2,500 pa’anga on one charge of possession of a firearm, a .22 automatic pistol without a license, today at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Friday 6 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An election petition filed against Samiu Vaipulu the former Deputy Prime Minister and current Vava’u No.15 People’s Representative to Parliament was withdrawn this morning, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An aspiring Tongan ballerina Eliana Vaha’i (13) from Utah, is preparing to perform in Tonga this year for the King’s coronation.
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Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A claim that the New Zealand Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has been collecting email, phone and social media communications from Pacific Islands since 2009 and sharing mass data with the “Five Eyes” surveillance alliance of electronic eavesdropping agencies from New Zealand, USA, UK, Canada and Australia, has stirred up a mixed reaction from Pacific leaders today.
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Thursday 5 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Superintendent Steve Caldwell of the New Zealand Police is expected to become Tonga’s new Police Commissioner before the end of the month, when his contract is finalised.
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Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Production of five new Tongan coins demoninations to mark the upcoming coronation of HM King Tupou VI in July, began in Canberra on Wednesday, March 4.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s domestic MA60 aircraft gifted from China has been leased by the Government of Tonga to an unnamed group including MP Samiu Vaipulu, although nothing has been confirmed as to when it will start operation as an airline.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Shaolin Martial Arts Group from China demonstrated powerful moves during a special performance on Tuesday night March 3, at Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two outstanding Tongan scholarship students in New Zealand, ‘Amelia Fa’otusia (19) and Fiolo Kaloni have won the New Zealand Pacific Scholarship Academic Award for 2015.
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Tuesday 3 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga was defeated by Hong Konga 24 - 0 in the cup final of the annual Borneo Sevens tournament on Sunday, March 1. However, team Tonga still has a chance to qualify as a core team for the next World Seven’s series.
Monday 2 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s relationship with the People’s Republic of China is relatively young. Our diplomatic relationship was formalized 16 years ago on November 2, 1998. By Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 27 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
His Eminence Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi returned to Tonga on February 26 and continues his normal duties as Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tonga and Niue, after what he described as a ‘humbling experience’ in Rome.
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Thursday 26 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku’alofa recorded 31mm of rain - its second highest rainfall recorded in 24-hours for the month, which caused all Government Primary Schools in Tongatapu to cancel classes today.
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Thursday 26 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Henan Martial Arts Group from Shaolin, China will tour Tonga next week 2 -5 March.
Thursday 26 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A one-off public holiday on Monday, March 2 this year will be held to honour the appointment of Tonga’s first Cardinal, His Eminence Soane Patita Paini Mafi (53).
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