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Monday 26 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The volcanic eruption between the islands of Hunga-Ha’apai and Hunga-Tonga appears to be over, leaving behind a tiny island of volcanic ash, a third expedition to the area has reported.
Friday 23 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two young Tongan archers Lualala Tatafu (13) and Lusitania Tatafu (16) have won Gold and Silver medals at the 72nd Archery New Zealand National Championships 2015, held earlier this month in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Thursday 22 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Minister of Justice, Clive Edwards, who was awarded $14,500 in damages and costs by a Magistrate in a 2011 defamation case against the Kele’a newspaper and its editors, has filed a written submission to the court seeking to review an appeal against the award and submitting that Mateni Tapuelueulu’s position as a parliamentarian is questionable because the defamation award had not been paid before the election.
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Wednesday 21 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A lack of motivation and attention provided at home was one of the main reasons for school failure and widespread laziness among Tongan youth, believes a prominent youth leader, Vanessa Heleta.
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Tonga has avoided winning the wooden spoon after defeating American Samoa 2 – 0 yesterday in its last game of the 2015 Under-17 Oceania Federation Championship (OFC) cup in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
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Monday 19 January 2015
Pago Pago, American Samoa
The Tonga U17’s continue to be outclassed at the Under-17 Oceania Football Championship (OFC) in American Samoa. The team suffered their worst defeat yesterday at the hands of Tahiti, losing 13 – 0.
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Friday 16 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The completion of a second phase of development of the Tapuhia Landfill, costing $2.7 million pa’anga, was marked with a handing-over ceremony at Tapuhia rubbish dump on January 13.
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Thursday 15 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nature played with the sea and the sky over Tonga this week as an algae bloom turned the seas frothy white, chocolate and red, while the sun shone through a champagne sky - captured on camera at Kanokupolu Beach this morning.
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Thursday 15 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The under-17 Tongan men’s football team was no match for the Solomon Islands, and were defeated ten points to one at the 2015 Oceania Football Confederation U-17 (OFC) Championship yesterday in American Samoa.
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Thursday 15 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sydney resident, 26 year-old Ulu Tu‘ipulotu is being called the heaviest man in Australia. His official weight, a whopping 337 kilograms. Ulu could also possibly be the heaviest Tongan in the world.
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Wednesday 14 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Huge cuts in fuel prices have been announced for the next month effective from Friday January 16, the Tonga Ministry of Commerce, Tourism & Labour announced today, January 14.
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Wednesday 14 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s under-17 football team will play its first game of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Under-17 Championship against the Solomon Islands in American Samoa this afternoon, Wednesday January 14.
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Tuesday 13 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The restored ruins of a 15th century Tongan fortress known as “Talietumu” in the French dependency of ‘Uvea (better known as Wallis Island) has become a popular tourist attraction.
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Tuesday 13 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new Chief Justice Owen Paulsen started in his new position at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on Monday, 12 January.
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Tuesday 13 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All international flights in and out of Tonga were cancelled starting yesterday Monday, 12 January due to rising ash coming from the volcanic activity, which is continuing from a sumbmarine vent close to Hunga Ha’apai to the north west of Tonga that has spread over hundreds of kilometers in the atmosphere above the Tongatapu region. .
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Monday 12 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku’alofa received heavy rainfall today, a welcome relief to residents after months of enduring unusually dry weather and little rainfall. For the last seven months since June, Tonga has experienced below average rainfall.
Monday 12 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A model renewable power system for Ha’apai is being developed by a post-graduate student at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Friday 9 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Running a business in Tonga is getting harder, according to a new World Bank report titled “Doing Business 2015”. The annual report assesses the “ease of doing business” in countries across the world. Tonga’s ranking was dragged down by poor ratings for property registration, difficulties in resolving insolvency and poor shareholder rights.
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Thursday 8 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine complaints of infringement of Electoral Procedure by candidates in the November 2014 General Election have been filed with the Electoral Commission, said Pita Vuki the Electoral Commissioner yesterday, 7 January.
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Thursday 8 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Year weddings have been keeping the Registry Office in Nuku‘alofa busy as 13 marriages were registered this week, since government officers resumed working on Monday, 5 January.
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