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Friday 27 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An insightful video documentary called “Women’s Leadership in Crisis” was launched by the Talitha Project yesterday evening in Nuku’alofa.
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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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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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.
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
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The tournament favourites, Pampas XV defeated Tonga A 31 to 7 on Saturday, March 14 at the World Rugby Pacific Challenge tournament in Suva, Fiji.
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Wednesday 11 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A were narrowly defeated by Samoa 30 - 28 in their first game of the 2015 Pacific Challenge Cup.
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Monday 9 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A will play Samoa A tomorrow March 10, at the opening of the World Rugby Pacific Challenge in Suva, Fiji.
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Sunday 8 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Free Trade Agreements with trading partners provide opportunities for market access for Pacific Islands products, generally businesses in Tonga lack awareness of the rules, says Viliame Rova who facilitated a workshop this week in Nuku’alofa.
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Saturday 7 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One of Tonga’s most successful traditional craftsmen, Sitiveni Fehoko believes that Tonga’s handicrafts are the best in the Pacific and have the potential of being a significant export for Tonga. He is passing on his skills of carving to disadvantaged youth.
Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An aspiring Tongan ballerina Eliana Vaha’i (13) from Utah, is preparing to perform in Tonga this year for the King’s coronation.
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Wednesday 4 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two outstanding Tongan scholarship students in New Zealand, ‘Amelia Fa’otusia (19) and Fiolo Kaloni have won the New Zealand Pacific Scholarship Academic Award for 2015.
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Tuesday 3 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga was defeated by Hong Konga 24 - 0 in the cup final of the annual Borneo Sevens tournament on Sunday, March 1. However, team Tonga still has a chance to qualify as a core team for the next World Seven’s series.
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.

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