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The night of 8 to 9 October this year will bring us another lunar eclipse, almost equal to the one of the 15 April seen in Tonga. By Firitia Velt.
Wednesday 1 October 2014
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer seen in women in Tonga and so far this year 12 have undergone surgery, so early detection is a very important factor for the best health outcome, Lord Tangi said today at the launch of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Wednesday 1 October 2014
King Tupou VI supported the call to urgently address the adverse impact of climate change, when he addressed the United Nation’s General Assembly on Saturday 27 September in New York, United States.
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Lemasingo Tanya Nai (26) is the youngest candidate to confirm that she will be contesting the parliamentary seat for Tongatapu Constituency No. 9 in Tonga’s November 27 General Election.
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Ko e fokotu’u fakakaukau ‘eni ke hanga ‘ehe Pule’anga ‘o fokotu’u ha ‘Komisoni Fekumi ki he Mo’oni’ (sort of Truth Commission) he vave taha ke nau fekumi ki he mo’oni kakato ‘o e ‘uhinga na’e hoko ai ‘a e 16/11. – S. Tu’itupou Fotu.
Tuesday 30 September 2014
The inflation rate for the month of August this year 2014 was almost three times higher than the inflation rate for the month of August last year 2013.
Monday 29 September 2014 - 1 comment
The world’s largest fully protected marine will be created in the central Pacific Ocean by the United States President Barack Obama.
Monday 29 September 2014
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In today’s crisis of extremism, we must recognize that we are just as interdependent for our security, as is clear in the current struggle to defeat ISIS. What we are fighting is not just a terrorist organization, but the embodiment of a malicious ideology that must be defeated intellectually. – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Monday 29 September 2014
Tongatapu recorded more than 5000 people out of over 8000 newly registered voters to vote in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27, 2014.
Monday 29 September 2014
A Police Remembrance Day, honouring police officers who passed away over the past years was held at the Tonga Police Headquarters in Longolongo today, September 29.
Monday 29 September 2014
A decision by Tonga’s Civil Aviation Authority to certify a Y12 aircraft without addressing demands by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to upgrade its aircraft certification system has thrown Tonga’s domestic air service into a state of uncertainty.
Saturday 27 September 2014
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New water systems were handed over by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro to three villages in Vava’u this week.
Friday 26 September 2014
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The rebuilding of 114 core houses destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai in January 2014, is expected to start next month to be completed early next year, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Thursday 25 September 2014
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An August completion report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has indicated challenges facing privatization and fiscal sustainability in Tonga.
Thursday 25 September 2014
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Hundreds of women dressed in their finest white gathered in Nuku’alofa today for their annual ‘Faka-Sepitema’ roll call at the Chiefly Church of Tonga, Constitutional Church of Tonga, Free Church of Tonga and the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.
Wednesday 24 September 2014
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The Free Wesleyan Church FWC schools in Tongatapu except Queen Salote College held a combined Bazaar Day on Wednesday, September 24 in Nuku’alofa.
Wednesday 24 September 2014
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More than 50,000 people have registered, including more than 8000 newly registered voters to vote in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27.
Tuesday 23 September 2014
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The Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand, Tony Abbott and John Key, have been slammed for deciding not to attend the UN climate summit in New York tomorrow September 23.
Tuesday 23 September 2014 - 3 comments
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The Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano will be attending the 13th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting to be held this week in New York city, alongisde the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Tuesday 23 September 2014 - 3 comments
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Australia’s increased Aid-for-Trade focus is the same wine in different bottles. Aid-for-Trade, and its counterpart PACER-Plus, are really about ensuring that Pacific markets are open to Australian exports and securing Pacific engagement with the global economy on terms that disproportionately benefit the regions big brothers. - Adam Wolfenden.
Tuesday 23 September 2014
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