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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Hong Kong
The Tongan 7s team took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday to connect with the local community and to promote their team ahead of the three day HSBC World Series Qualifiers Tournament set to kick off this Friday March 27 in Hong Kong, along with the annual Hong Kong Sevens tournament.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Miami-Florida, United States
Tongan mats and ngatu were on display in Miami last week at a major conference for cruise shipping industry.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will gather in Tonga this July to begin their preparations for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A ran in seven tries to defeat a determined Junior Japan 43 – 24 in Suva yesterday March 23. The match was a fifth place decider for the Pacific Challenge Cup.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new multi-million-dollar software is now being cleared through Cabinet, to be purchased from the PM ‘Akilisi Pohiva’s son and his partner Paula Piveni Piukala to replace the existing computer program that has been used by the Education Department. – Sione Ake-mei-haku Mokofisi.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was a sense of disbelief in the Tongan Parliament last week when it was reported by an independent auditor that the Audit Office had a number of abnormalities and “a style of working which left room for cheating.” From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Sunday 22 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 12 member team has been announced to represent Tonga at the Hong Kong Sevens tournament next Friday, March 27.
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Friday 20 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police manhunt is continuing in Tongatapu for a 28-year-old male suspect who is on the run after allegedly imprisoning his partner at a plantation in Puke last month.
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Friday 20 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ko e lavelave ‘eni ki ha’a politika he ko kinautolu na’a nau fakatoka ‘a e Tonga ‘o e onopooni ‘o fisifisimu’a ai ‘a’etau moto “Ko e ‘Otua mo Tonga ko hoku tofi’a”.
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Friday 20 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A has hatched its first victory of the Pacific Challenge Cup by beating Japan A 60-24 in Suva, Fiji on Wednesday, March 18.
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Thursday 19 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Parliament this afternoon, March 19, passed a Motion Resolution for government to borrow $16. 5 million Pa’anga from the World Bank. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 19 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Government has approved in principle the draft Tongan Strategic Development Framework 2015-2025, ‘A more progressive Tonga: enhancing Our Inheritance’ to be shared widely to the public and stakeholders outside government for information and comment. Key Stakeholders and the public are invited to review and submit comments on the TSDFII before March 31, 2015.
Thursday 19 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Papua New Guinea based bank, BSP, is expected to take over the operations of Westpac Bank of Tonga in May when the legal transition is completed.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Police in Nuku’alofa are looking for a 28-year-old man from Navutoka,who is alleged to have unlawfully imprisoned his partner inside a hut at a plantation in Puke, Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Vaiomo’unga, an ‘Ikale Tahi flanker and Tongan rugby export to Romania, is suffering from a life threatening kidney disease and requires a kidney transplant.
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour have announced higher fuel prices for the month starting March 16. The increase comes after months of lower fuel prices.
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Tuesday 17 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four fishermen who were rescued on Friday night, 13 March after their boat’s engine failed some 54 nautical miles south of Tongatapu were today thankful to New Zealand’s Orion P-3 aircraft and Tongan Navy for the swift search and rescue operation.
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Tuesday 17 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hard tackling, ‘Ikale Tahi fullback Tevita Halaifonua has won the award for Tongan Player of the year 2014, by Pacific Islands Players Association (PIPA).
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Monday 16 March 2015
Parliament House

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was confusion in the Tongan Parliament today when government was asked to confirm if the United Nations had accepted Tonga’s ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Saturday 14 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The strongest tropical cyclone on record in the South Pacific, Tropical Cyclone Pam, a Category 5 super storm, hit Vanuatu last night causing deaths and destruction. This morning Pam had a central pressure as low as 899hPa and was gusting up to 335km per hour at its centre. It is one of four cyclones unusually affecting the South Pacific at the same time. NASA images.

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