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Sunday 1 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
"...…if Tonga restored the political rights enjoyed by its citizens before 2003 when it was above the median, it might qualify for access to tens of millions of dollars in US aid funding." Tonga has been dropped from a list, announced on July 20, of the world's poorest countries that the United States will allow to become candidates in 2005 for a new multi-billion dollar aid fund.
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Wednesday 16 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The civil court case between Lali Media Group Limited seeking damages from the Government of Tonga for their banning of the Taimi ...‘o Tonga Newspaper in Tonga last year is to be settled out of court.
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Thursday 10 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 100 nights of mourning held by the King and Queen of Tonga over the loss of their second son the late, Hon Ma'atu came to an end on June 4 when a traditional Lanu Kilikili ceremony was held on his grave at Mala'ekula.
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Wednesday 9 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Nobleman Havea Tu'‘iha'ateiho (72) died at Vaiola Hospital, Nuku'alofa, on June 5.
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Monday 24 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Nobleman Hon. Fakafanua Kinikinilau Lelea 'a Fafine was laid to rest today at the Vakataumai burial ground at Ma'ufanga.
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Wednesday 19 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The remains of the late Hon. Fakafanua, a Tongan nobleman, who died in Hawai‘i on May 13, will be returned to Tonga early Friday May 21, for burial on Monday May 24.
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Tuesday 16 March 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The King and the Queen of Tonga will be mourning for 100 nights over the loss of their second son, the late Hon. Ma'atu, who died on February 17.
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Wednesday 3 March 2004
Wellington, New Zealand
Oh dear! Tonga is in such a sad state, I can almost hear everyone crying with frustration. - P. Woodward
Tuesday 24 February 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been in mourning since the death of Hon. Ma'atu on February 17, with many businesses, homes and government buildings displaying black and violet bunting as a mark of respect for the King's second son.
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Thursday 19 February 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The death of the King of Tonga's second son, Hon. Ma'atu Fatafehi Alaivahamama'o Tuku'aho, has been confirmed by the Palace Office in Nuku'alofa, following his sudden death at Vaiola Hospital on the morning of February 17, 2004.
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Friday 29 September 2000

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Australia has further tightened its immigration policy for “high risk countries”, including Tonga. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 3, September 2000.
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