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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. By Finau Fonua.
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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Saturday 31 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fanga‘uta lagoon will undergo Eco-management as part of a UN sponsored project to enhance and conserve ecosystems in Tonga.
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Thursday 29 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s national electric company, Tonga Power Ltd has announced an 8.5% reduction in the electricity tariff. The new prices will be effective from this Sunday, February 1.
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Thursday 29 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji’s Foreign Minister, Hon Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, arrived in Tonga today for an official visit with Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva and Cabinet Ministers.
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Wednesday 28 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Women & Children Crisis Centre (WCCC) says that it has assisted more than 1,800 women and children in Tonga since its inception in 2009. The Nuku’alofa based centre says that there have been some dramatic cases of domestic disturbances, including incidents of child molesting. By Finau Fonua.
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.
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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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