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Thursday 18 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today's swearing in of Tonga’s new Cabinet Ministers, to govern the Kingdom for the next four years 2018-21, has left two ministerial portfolios vacant. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 18 January 2018

Geneva, Switzerland
Forty-five foreign governments, including Tonga's primary aid donors, delivered their reviews and recommendations to the Government of Tonga at the United Nation’s 29th Session of Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Switzerland this week. Most countries called on Tonga to ratify conventions and to “take steps to raise social awareness in understanding these instruments.", with some countries also urging Tonga to abolish the death penalty and to establish a Human Rights Institution.
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Tuesday 16 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku'alofa waterfront has a new look as a major $66 million pa'anga upgrade of the domestic wharf nears completion for commissioningin February. The project was funded under Japan's grant-aid to Tonga.
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Tuesday 16 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petroleum prices for Tonga have increased starting today Tuesday, January 16 until February.
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Monday 15 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s newly elected government remains an unofficially confirmed list of names, despite the fact that the 2018 session was officially opened on 11 January with an "in-house session". The swearing of new Members of Parliament and selected Cabinet Ministers is now scheduled to take place on Thursday, 18 January.
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Friday 12 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI today launched the MV Tongiaki at Queen Salote Wharf. The $8.3 million pa’anga aluminium catamaran will offer high speed service throughout Tonga’s groups of islands and also to Samoa and Fiji.
Friday 12 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No arrest has been made in the Office Equipment burglary and theft of more than $10,000 pa’anga from a safe last weekend.
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Wednesday 10 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev Dr 'Ahio is the new chairman of a Committee on Tongan Traditions effective from November 23, 2017.
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Wednesday 10 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Tonga's Cabinet was reported to be in a meeting, without the Prime Minister, throughout the morning, no one at the Prime Minister's Office is able to say right now who those members of the Cabinet are.
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Tuesday 9 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Legislative Assembly may open its 2018 session this week on Thursday January 11 to swear in the new members, according to a source. If that happens, the Prime Minister is expected to leave Vaiola Hospital's Intensive Care Unit in order to attend the session.
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Tuesday 9 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than $10,000 pa’anga was stolen from a safe at OE-Office Equipment in Fatafehi Road, Nuku'alofa over the weekend.
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Tuesday 9 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva remains in the Intensive Care Unit of Vaiola Hospital, where he is being treated for a what is understood to be a temporary ailment acquired last week. Medical authorities said his condition was stable this morning.
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Monday 8 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at Vaiola Hospital today. No statement on his condition has been issued by the Prime Minister's Office, but medical authorities report that his condition is stable this evening. A medical evacuation to Auckland planned for today was cancelled.
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Monday 8 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
MV Tongiaki, a fast aluminium catamaran, built in Indonesia, is expected to arrive in Nuku’alofa on January 9 to operate as a vessel transporting passengers and cargo to the outer islands.
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Thursday 4 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Demand for vehicles in Tonga is continuing to increase, while traffic jams and queues grow longer every month in the capital Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 2 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new year welcomed seven beautiful new babies in Tonga, with six born at Vaiola Hospital on Tongatapu and one at Prince Ngu Hospital, Vava’u. The first, arriving bright and early, was Herschel Tiuke Duane Miller Jr Pola. Only two of the new babies were girls. They are among the first of an estimated 385,793 babies born on New Year's Day around the world.
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Tuesday 2 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 15-member darts team will represent Tonga at the first South Pacific Darts Championships, to be held from 15-20 January 2018 in Vanuatu. The team includes seven men and seven women and a team manager.
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Monday 1 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u and members of the Royal Family welcomed guests at a New Year's Day reception at the Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa today. Among the guests were rugby league star Jason Taumalolo and Grammy nominee Josh Tatofi.
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Friday 29 December 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young man (20) from Fua'amotu died yesterday from injuries he suffered in a car crash on the main highway at Tofoa in the early hours of Wednesday morning, December 27. His name has not been released by Tonga Police.
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Friday 29 December 2017

Suva, Fiji
Radiant bride, 'Anaseini Fifita Falemei Palu of Nuku'alofa, married her sweetheart Joseph James Halapua in Suva yesterday, 28 December, during the Christmas season of weddings.
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