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Thursday 13 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of ANZ Bank that all debts owed by the Kingdom of Tonga to Lord Lasike to be paid directly to the bank.
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Thursday 13 April 2017

Apia, Samoa
A Tongan team of four young swimmers came first in the team relays 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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Thursday 13 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan, Fekitamoeloa ‘Utoikamanu has been selected for a UN job, becoming the new United Nations High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).
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Thursday 13 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 100 high level delegates and experts will meet in Nuku’alofa on April 24-28 for the Third Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministerial Meeting, to discuss the latest international and regional developments affecting the region in these sectors.
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Thursday 13 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Consumers will enjoy lower prices on petrol, diesel and kerosene starting next Tuesday, 18 April 2017.
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Thursday 13 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Junior tennis players representing Tonga are currently competing at the East Pacific Regional Championships at the Scarbro Tennis Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, which runs from 10-15 April. National Coach and Team Manager, Mr Iasinito Hausia said the junior team is ranked 10th out of 21 members in the Oceania Region.
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Thursday 13 April 2017

Cambridge-MA, USA
I frequently travel overseas, and invariably my foreign friends ask, with varying degrees of bewilderment: What in the world is going on in your country? Here is what I say. By Joseph S. Nye.

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga faces a growing need to restrain public wage growth to decrease the share of wages in current spending, advises the Asian Development Bank’s Asian Development Outlook 2017.
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Wednesday 12 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's population has declined since 2011 and for the first time in 30 years there are more females than males in Tonga, especially on Tongatapu, according to the 2016 Population Census preliminary data released by the Statistics Department recently. Single women looking for a husband may need to eye the outer island groups of Vava’u, Ha’apai, the Niuas and ‘Eua where the census records 216 more males than females across these islands.
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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It’s rare to find female sailors in Tonga, but 'Aunofo Havea Funaki is not your average Tongan woman - she has been working in a male dominated marine industry in the kingdom for the last 26 years. A passionate advocate of sustainable tourism, 'Aunofo is concerned about the amount of whale watching operators in Vava’u and how they operate. By Eleanor Gee
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Litterbugs have yet to fined for littering by the Environment Department in Nuku’alofa since the enforcement of an Environment Management (Litter and Waste Control) Regulations 2016, that came into force on 1 April, in Tonga - but they have been warned.
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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the hot summer nearly over, Tonga is starting its busy events season with church conferences, regional and national sports competitions, and meetings coming up.
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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Suva, Fiji
A seminar to enhance the work of parliamentary committees in the parliaments of Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Tonga, Vanuatu, Cook Islands and Fiji is being held in Suva, Fiji to explore common challenges that parliamentary committees face.
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Tuesday 11 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating a male police officer whose vehicle allegedly crashed into a fence and power pole early Monday morning, 10 April on Hihifo Road.
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Monday 10 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Poasi Ngaluafe (49) a senior officer working with the Ministry of Fisheries who is charged with causing the death of a man while driving under the influence of alcohol in May last year, had his case adjourned to 26 April.
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Monday 10 April 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
The Tonga 7s team failed to advance out of their pool in the World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifying tournament after being thrashed scoreless by Uganda 29 – 0 and beaten by Germany 24 – 21. Team Tonga escaped Jamaica 14 – 5.
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Monday 10 April 2017

Singapore
Author, Le Hong Hiep predicts that the US president will extract few if any concessions from his Chinese counterpart. In ancient times, Chinese emperors never traveled to another country to meet its new ruler. Rather, that ruler, or his envoy, would visit China’s imperial capital to request investiture from the Son of Heaven.
Monday 10 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A suspended Chief Superintendent of Police appeared at the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, April 3 for charges relating to a car crash in November last year.
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Sunday 9 April 2017

Shanghai, China
A University in China, the Beijing Foreign Studies University, will soon be teaching the Tongan language to interested undergraduate students.
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Saturday 8 April 2017

Melbourne, Australia
With the exception of launching a nuclear war, it is hard to think of anything a US president could do that is liable to harm more people than last month’s order canceling rules issued under former President Barack Obama to freeze the construction of new coal-fired power plants and shut down many old ones. President Donald Trump’s order followed his pledge to rescind stricter fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks, and his announcement that he wants to slash spending on climate science. By Peter Singer.

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