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Monday 11 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police today confirmed they are treating the death of Kevini Maka (22) whose body was recovered from a waterway next to Popua Park as a homicide.
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Monday 11 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liahona High School celebrated its 70th birthday on 7 September, with activities that emphasized healthy living.
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Sunday 10 September 2017

American cultural and educational documentaries for public screening will be showcased in Tonga between 8-11 September in Nuku’alofa, organized by a group from the American Embassy in Suva, Fiji.
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Sunday 10 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men, convicted of rape and attempted rape in separate cases that took place in Tongatapu last year, awaits sentencing at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Sunday 10 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Internet outage on Thursday, 31 August, caused internet disruptions for customers of Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC), who were unable to access websites such as Google, Gmail and Yahoo and also experienced slow connections.
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Saturday 9 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Met reported that a tsunami wave of less than 0.1M (0.3ft) was recorded at Nuku’alofa Tide gauge at about 08:15am this morning. The Tsunami Marine Warning previously in force for Tonga is NOW CANCELLED. The tsunami generated from the M8.2 Chiapas, Mexico earthquake was observed by coastal and deep-ocean gauges in the eastern Pacific, Samoa and Tonga and other places.
Friday 8 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tsunami generated by a big Magnitude 8.1 earthquake off the coast of Mexico this evening is being projected toward the Pacific Islands. "The main beam is toward our area," said 'Ofa Fa'anunu tonight, after the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) activated a Tsunami Marine Warning, with a wave expected to reach Tonga at around 6:15am tomorrow morning (Saturday). Tonga is being "just cautious," said 'Ofa. "We are expecting less than one metre. It may be over one foot in Tonga but the tsunami warming centre is giving 1M for Samoa, Fiji and New Zealand."
Friday 8 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are waiting for a post mortem report on the death of Kevini Maka (22) to determine whether there are any suspicious circumstances. The decease's body was recovered from a waterway next to Popua Park in Tongatapu on Tuesday, September 5.
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Thursday 7 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Folaha residents celebrated having access to clean water thanks to a Japanese Government project that upgraded their deteriorating water supply system, with the installation of a new solar power water pump unit set, a new tank stand, a new water tank and fence around the solar and pump house systems.
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Thursday 7 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's former Deputy Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni emotionally bowed out yesterday, saying; “On no occasion did I try to undermine the support and cohesion within Cabinet.”
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Thursday 7 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old man was reported to have committed suicide on Monday, September 4.
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Thursday 7 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kevini Maka (22) has been identified as the man whose body was found dead in a waterway next to Popua Park on Tuesday, September 5.
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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans will go to the polls on November 16 in a General Election, to be held a year ahead of schedule. The nomination of candidates will be held for two-days from 27-28 September.
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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chief Justices from the Pacific Islands are in Nuku'alofa this week, attending a workshop to strengthen judiciaries in the Pacific. The focus on judicial leadership is part of an Initiative funded by the New Zealand Government.
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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have located missing woman, Hivakakala Lango’ia (20) boarding the MV ‘Otuanga’ofa ferry at Queen Salote wharf at around midnight last night, September 5. Her messages that she was held captive in 'Eua were found to be false.
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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Ma‘afu, named as Tonga's new Deputy Prime Minister this morning, has been Tonga's Acting Prime Minister since 1 September. The Prime Minister's Office today announced the backdating of new ministerial appointments. Uncertainty over who was in charge had left the Caretaker Government in a state of disarray, after the PM left for the Pacific Forum Leaders Meeting at the end of last week.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When Tonga's Prime Minister Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva left Tonga on Friday with his delegation for the annual Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting in Apia, Samoa, he left behind a Caretaker Government with its Ministerial portfolios in disarray.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A body of a man was found dead in a waterway next to Popua Park this afternoon, 5 September. Police are investigating the cause of death and his identity.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are looking for Hivakakala Lango’ia (20) who has gone missing in ‘Eua. She last contacted her father in Tongatapu on Sunday, September 3, messaging that she was being held captive by a man.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man remains in custody after being arrested for stabbing his girlfriend on the leg with scissors on 25 August at Tokomololo.
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