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Thursday 26 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Henan Martial Arts Group from Shaolin, China will tour Tonga next week 2 -5 March.
Thursday 26 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The importance of the independence of the judiciary was stated by Tonga’s Chief Justice Paulsen yesterday, when he directed that sentencing documents in the case of Lord Tu’ilakepa should be released.
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Wednesday 25 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga government review has stated that Tonga has fallen behind in three Millennium Development Goals: poverty eradication, gender equality and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) which are at a “crisis level”.
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Monday 23 February 2015

Falun, Sweden
Makeleta Piukala Stephan has become Tonga’s first representative to compete at the World Skiing Championships in Falun, Sweden.
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Monday 23 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s discriminatory laws against women do not have to be changed before Tonga ratifies CEDAW - the international convention that is recognised globally as the most important human rights treaty for women. This week strong recommendations are being made to a parliamentary standing committee and then to Cabinet to sign the 33 year old convention, in what will be a landmark decision for Tonga’s international reputation and its women. by Mary Lyn Fonua.
Monday 23 February 2015

Las Vegas, USA
Tongan handicrafts were showcased at the Las Vegas Rugby Sevens competition two weeks ago, February 13-15 in a promotion organised by the Tongan Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Programme (HCTSP).
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Thursday 19 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Korean missionaries have improved the quality of life for Tonga’s most severely crippled people. The couple Rev. ‘Amanaki In-Kwon Kim (57) and his wife ‘Ofa Jeong-Seok Kim (53) run the Mango Tree Centre, a Nuku’alofa based rehabilitation centre that provides free physiotherapy and counselling to disabled people and their families in Tonga .
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Tuesday 17 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In two important engagements in Rome, Tonga’s King Tupou VI addressed delegates at the opening of the 38th Session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), on Monday February 16, and later in the day had an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
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Monday 16 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga will play Toa Samoa at Gold Coast Stadium on May 2. Fiji will play Papua New Guinea on the same night.
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Monday 16 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints (LDS) will be hosting a feature length film documentary tomorrow February 17 at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre.
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Monday 16 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand Foreign Minister, Hon Murray McCully is expected to arrive in Tonga today to visit Tonga’s newly elected government.
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Friday 13 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is 18 months late in its preparations for the 2019 Pacific Games, the visiting Pacific Games Council President Vidhya Lakhan noted today in endorsing the 2019 Pacific Games Master Plan in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 13 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Commerce, Tourism & Labour has announced further cuts to fuel prices in addition to the cuts that occurred last month.
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Thursday 12 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The recently enacted Food Act 2014 was reviewed last night under a theme “Food safety is your business”, at a Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industry meeting, and was met with concern among some business owners.
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Tuesday 10 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Taufa, a Tongan national who lives and works in New Zealand has been appointed as an advisor to the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva today, 10 February.
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Tuesday 10 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s domestic MA60 aircraft operations have been suspended from February 8 and the aircraft has been returned to the government, Real Tonga announced today, citing new legislation that took effect on Sunday.
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Friday 6 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Lord Tu’ilakepa was fined $10,000 Pa’anga on charges relating to illegal possession of firearms and ammunition yesterday, February 5.
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Friday 6 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School ex-student Motekiai Langi from Kahoua, has been signed to play American football for Brigham Young University (BYU) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Monday 2 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga was not on the invite list for the Sevens competition of the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa this September. The Youth Games is a sporting event for athletes under the age of 18.
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Saturday 31 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two gridiron players of Tongan heritage will feature in next week’s Super Bowl showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots on Sunday February 1 in Glendale, Arizona.
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