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Tuesday 9 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than three-weeks to go before the Coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI begins on 27 June, Tongan schools are gearing up to perform their joyous dances that will bring thousands of dancers into two main events. The all-girls Queen Salote College is practising their famous Ma’ulu’ulu.
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Thursday 4 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new big budget offers a $5 million boost for government salaries along with new charges to be imposed on foreign exchange and a large increase in airport tax to raise funds for the 2019 Pacific Games. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 50-year-old man of Tongan/Australian origin has been charged in relation to the illegal importation of 288 cartons of Manchester brand tobacco without health warnings.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Pearl cruise ship visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2,000 passengers and crew after visiting Neiafu, Vava’u yesterday 2 June.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scholarships worth $10,475 pa’anga were awarded by the Tonga Development Bank this week to cover full tuition fees of 13 students at Montfort Technical Institute and Tupou Tertiary Institute.
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Tuesday 2 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tupou (74) of Kolofo’ou was formally inducted to TASANOC’s “Tonga Hall of Fame”, on Friday night, May 29, by ‘Ahongalu Fusimalohi, the Acting President of the Tonga Sports Association and the National Olympic Committee (TASANOC).
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Tuesday 2 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 58-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm for allegedly shooting and wounding two of his relatives at a plantation in Lavengatonga, Tongatapu, on Friday 29 May.
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Monday 1 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition from Non-Government Organisations and the Civil Society Forum of Tonga was presented to Parliament today in support of a Cabinet decision to ratify the United Nation’s Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
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Friday 29 May 2015
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Those who think that equality for all including women, can be accomplished without ratification of CEDAW, are deluded. … People should march to the Palace to assure that the Constitution is solid against abortion and same-sex marriage … not against CEDAW. - Sione Lousiale Kava
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Monday 25 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
We are concerned at a few levels about illicit trade of cigarettes being imported into Tonga without health warnings and certificates of origin. - John Paul Chapman.
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Sunday 24 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga U20s were narrowly defeated by Canada 13 - 11 on Wednesday May 20, at the World Rugby U20 Trophy tournament in Lisbon, Portugal, when Canada took the game from Tonga with a heart-breaking last minute field goal.
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Friday 22 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A crowd of people from various churches in Tonga led by some church leaders, today marched to the Palace Office in Nuku’alofa to present four petitions to King Tupou VI, in opposition to Tonga’s intention to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
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Wednesday 20 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
I have been following the controversy of the Ratification of CEDAW and am surprised with the reaction, especially from those who don’t support it now because they did support it then. - Sesilia Loloa-Wolff
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Tuesday 19 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Waving pictures of Jesus and placards in opposition to the United Nation’s Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Tonga’s Catholic Women’s League today led a march to Parliament to present a petition.
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Tuesday 19 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva is visiting in Japan to attend the Seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7) on May 21-23 in Iwaki City.
Tuesday 19 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga U20’s squad ran in an impressive 8 tries to defeat Namibia 45 – 11 at the World U20 Rugby Trophy tournament last Saturday, May 16 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A call for proposals for a European Development Fund grant of $162,000 (EUR) available for private sector and civil society projects in Tonga focused on trade, public finance management, energy and gender policies development, was launched on Thursday 14 May.
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Monday 18 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev. Sioeli Finau (63) from Nukunuku is the fisherman who remains missing since heading out to Malinoa Island, off Tongatapu on Monday, 11 May. Police are appealing to fishing boats to report any sightings of him and the missing 25ft boat.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Day of Families on 15 May was marked in Nuku‘alofa with a family fun walk led by Prince Taufa‘ahau Manumataongo and his mother Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku‘aho.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Kanokupolu, Tonga
A driver who decided to turn a rental car into a beach buggy on Kanokupolu Beach at the weekend found himself stuck in the sand and sloshed by the tide.
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