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Thursday 6 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Andrew Jacobs, the European Union Ambassador for the Pacific is in Tonga with a delegation on an Enhanced High Level Dialogue with the Tongan government over a new agreement to replace the Cotonou Agreement which expires in 2020.
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Wednesday 5 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Cook Islands ban placed on commercial fishing last month within 50 nautical miles of the nation was highlighted at the Whales in a Changing Ocean conference opening yesterday in Nuku’alofa. Cook Islands Minister of Environment, Hon Kiriau Turepu stressed that the ban is to reduce the interaction between commercial fishing and whales in their waters.
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Wednesday 5 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States Government is still considering the extradition of Dean Jay Fletcher, an American citizen who escaped police custody in Vava’u last year after being charged with the murder of his wife on their yacht Sea Oak.
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Wednesday 5 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged with theft, after snatching a purse from a Chinese shop owner in Nuku’alofa on 1 April.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“All Tongan waters are declared a sanctuary for whales ...The ban against the hunting and killing of whales in Tongan waters remains in force,” Tonga's Acting Prime Minister, Hon Siaosi Sovaleni said at the opening of an international "Whales in a Changing Ocean" conference today in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan team of four young swimmers will compete at the Apolima Strait Crossing, a 22.3km open water swim from Upolu Island to Savaii in Samoa on 11 April.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Support to small business vital for the economy, ANZ Tonga Country Head, Manoa Kamikamica said as the bank launched a financial literacy program for small businesses, "MoneyMinded Business Basics for Small and Medium Enterprises" in Tonga.
Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cardinal Soane Patita Mafi is recovering in Auckland after he was reportedly rushed to the Middlemore Hospital in the weekend.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva has apologised to the Chinese community in Tonga and especially to individuals who have been victims of violent crimes, the Chinese Embassy said in a statement today. The Ambassador said that Chinese in Tonga still faced many difficulties and challenges. Crimes against the Chinese community happened frequently in 2016 and some brutal cases remained unsolved.
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Monday 3 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man was reported to have committed suicide in Folaha on Saturday, April 1, said Tonga Police today.
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Monday 3 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's government is embarking on a reform program "to change people’s mind-sets", the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told a Press Conference that he called on March 29 at the Fa‘onelua Convention Centre in Nuku'alofa. He also said that government is preparing a bill that will allow district and town officers to appropriate "deserted" properties and clear them for community use.
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Monday 3 April 2017

Hong Kong
Tonga and Samoa’s national Rugby 7s teams have joined forces to raise awareness on shark conservation on April 2, during the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2017.
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Monday 3 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An ambulance and biomedical equipment with training valued at AUD$70,000 was handed over to the Ministry of Health by the Rotary Club recently.
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Saturday 1 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cargo throughput increased by 15% in 2016 compared to the previous year and this trend is expected to continue during major construction projects in the country, the Ports Authority Tonga stated in its 2016 Annual Report released today. Container throughput hit a record high and ships calls increased by 19% during the same period. Net Profit After Tax was $2.2 million, an increase of 16% from the 2014/15 result, allowing shareholders increased dividends. Pulusi 'o e Fakamatala Fakata’u 2016 – Ma'u Mafai ki he Ngaahi Taulanga 'o Tonga.
Friday 31 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a preliminary statement this week that Tonga’s “economic activity is expanding and likely to remain relatively strong into the next couple of years”. However, the IMF found that there was a lack of recent statistical information available such as government finance, inflation, balance of payments, and national accounts data for their assessment of economic development.
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Friday 31 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vava’u Tourism is expecting many visitors to the island group during June to July with many events being held there this year.
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London, United Kingdom
Lord Tu’ivakano, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga attended an International Parliamentary Conference on National Security in Westminster, on March 27-31.
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Friday 31 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 14-year-old boy was reported to have committed suicide on Saturday, March 25, Tonga Police reported.
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Friday 31 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In announcing a power increase of 2.84 seniti per unit (kWh) starting tomorrow April 1, Tonga Power Ltd. has offered a lifeline tariff reduction for their most vulnerable consumers due to the high power tariff of 85.86 seniti/kWh. The increase is attributed to diesel price movement.
Friday 31 March 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand’s Ministry of Justice, has released the details of five deportation appeal hearings concerning Tongan citizens that were conducted in September last year. Appellants varied from a 16-month-old girl to a 78-year-old woman. Their appeals were heard before New Zealand’s Immigration and Protection Tribunal. Humanitarian grounds were considered with some reprieves allowedHuman.
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