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Tuesday 12 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Revenue & Customs is announcing a new small business tax after changes to the Income Tax Law that brings everyone into the new turnover system that began on 1 July 2014. The new tax is compulsory unless business owners apply for an option to remain in the current profit based system.
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Monday 11 August 2014
Melbourne, Australia
Tonga’s AFL (Australian Football) team overmatched India in its opening game of the AFL world cup in Melbourne, yesterday Sunday 10 August. Tonga scored 172 points while India managed only 6.
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Wednesday 6 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prime Minister Tu’ivakano is currently in Thailand attending the 70th annual policy session of the United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific (ESCAP).
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Friday 25 July 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of Canadian archaeologists have excavated the remains of an ancient settlement outside the small village of Nukuleka, located at the entrance of Tongatapu’s central lagoon.
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Friday 25 July 2014
Glasglow, Scotland
Five of Tonga’s boxers will begin their first bouts today and tomorrow, putting their chins on the line in their quest for a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Thursday 17 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The prices of petrol and kerosene have increased after the Tonga Competent Authority approved new petroleum prices for July – August, effective yesterday July 16.
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Monday 14 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new study by Australian researchers has stated that Tonga was the only prehistoric state in Oceania to encompass an entire archipelago and extend its influence to other island groups.
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Friday 11 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Asian Development Bank (ADB) review has summarized challenges for Tonga’s Solid Waste Management.
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Wednesday 9 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Asian Development Bank report has stated that the Tongan economy grew 1.5% for the year 2014 (ending 30 June).
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Tuesday 8 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan government has committed $1.5 Million US dollars to a regional fight against “invasive species” which are a threat to native species.
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Tuesday 1 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 6.4 magnitude underwater earthquake struck 197 kilometres northwest of Niuatoputapu early Monday morning at 3:52 AM, triggering a tsunami warning that was later cancelled.
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Friday 27 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A game of Gridiron Football was hosted today at a crowded Teufaiva Stadium. For many Tongans it was the first time to watch the uniquely American sport, which has a cult following among the Tongan diaspora in the United States and Hawaii.
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Friday 27 June 2014
Tauranga, New Zealand
A New Zealand and Tongan registered company Heilala Vanilla is helping to revive Tonga’s vanilla industry, producing award-winning vanilla products that have successfully found sales in overseas markets.
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Thursday 26 June 2014
Suva, Fiji
The Fiji Police have charged five Nauruan high school students with the murder of 22 year-old Tongan USP student Sione Tufui, who died on Saturday morning June 21, in a Suva hospital.
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Wednesday 25 June 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
Australian-Tongan fighter, Soa “the Hulk” Palelei will fight an American ex-wrestling champion in one of the main cards of a major Mixed-Martial Arts (UFC) event in Auckland this Friday June 27.
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Tuesday 24 June 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
An 11 year-old boy was rushed to hospital in Auckland today after he was reportedly stabbed with a pair of scissors by a fellow student at a Mangere primary school run by the Tokaikolo Christian Church in New Zealand.
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Monday 23 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The villages of Talau and Falaleu have so far dominated the pool stages of the Tu‘i Vava‘u rugby tournament.
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Monday 23 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi ran in six tries against a competitive Pacific Barbarians team at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland yesterday June 22, hatching a convincing victory 36 – 14.
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Monday 23 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22 year-old Tongan USP student, Sione Tufui, was killed in an alleged brawl outside a Suva nightclub last Friday night.
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Friday 20 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new ‘Eua marketplace was opened today near Faua wharf at the Nuku’alofa seafront.

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