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Siutoni Tupou, Tonga’s new Export Pathway Manager, today received a new vehicle, and equipment to help her maintain an important working relationship between Tonga’s export farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries, assisted by the Australian-funded Pacific Horticulture and Agricultural Market Access Program (PHAMA).
Thursday 28 August 2014
Low interest loans will be available to the Private Sector from a new government investment incentive fund that is being managed through the Tonga Development Bank, Ministry of Finance and National Planning announced today.
Monday 25 August 2014
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Four newly refurbished Massey Ferguson tractors have arrived in Tonga, destined for villages in ‘Eua and Niuafo’ou island to help increase their agricultural activities.
Monday 25 August 2014
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‘Ofa Tu’ikolovatu of the ‘Uiha & Sons GIO Recycling Co in Nuku’alofa was re-elected as President of Women in Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) Tonga Inc. at its Annual General Meeting tonight, August 20. ‘Ofa is supported by an elected board of local business women and entrepreneurs from the formal and informal sectors:
Wednesday 20 August 2014
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Cheaper fuel prices have been announced by the Tonga Competent Authority to be effective from Monday 18 August.
Friday 15 August 2014
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The Ministry of Revenue & Customs is announcing a new small business tax after changes to the Income Tax Law that brings everyone into the new turnover system that began on 1 July 2014. The new tax is compulsory unless business owners apply for an option to remain in the current profit based system.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
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A need to continue to improve the business environment in Tonga and to bolster confidence is stressed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its 2014 country report for Tonga released today, which also notes that the Tongan economy is rebounding supported by agricultural exports and post-cyclone reconstruction activity.
Thursday 7 August 2014
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Urine could be successfully recycled to fertilise crops according to University of Sydney civil engineering researchers who have examined the effectiveness of reusing nutrients from the human waste.
Thursday 7 August 2014
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The 2014 Agriculture and Fisheries Show will be held on August 6-23 in six islands except for the Ha’apai Group who are recovering from Tropical Cyclone Ian.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
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Digicel Tonga today launched its new 3G+ network at the opening of its renovated retail flagship store in Nuku’alofa.
Friday 18 July 2014 - 2 comments
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The prices of petrol and kerosene have increased after the Tonga Competent Authority approved new petroleum prices for July – August, effective yesterday July 16.
Thursday 17 July 2014
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The ‘Uiha & Sons GIO Recycling Company’s new office building on Hala Salote, Fasi-moe-Afi was officially opened by Princess Pilolevu Tuita this morning, 10 July.
Thursday 10 July 2014
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An Asian Development Bank report has stated that the Tongan economy grew 1.5% for the year 2014 (ending 30 June).
Wednesday 9 July 2014
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Tonga Communications Corporation has paid a dividend of $839,987 Pa‘anga to the Ministry of Public Enterprise, the majority shareholder of the company.
Friday 27 June 2014
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A New Zealand and Tongan registered company Heilala Vanilla is helping to revive Tonga’s vanilla industry, producing award-winning vanilla products that have successfully found sales in overseas markets.
Friday 27 June 2014
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The New Zealand Tonga Business Council will hold its first trade and investment forum on the afternoon of Friday 11 July to talk about two-way trade activity between New Zealand and Tonga in key sectors.
Friday 27 June 2014
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A new ‘Eua marketplace was opened today near Faua wharf at the Nuku’alofa seafront.
Friday 20 June 2014
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Tonga has two accumulating government debts that the Minister of Finance, Dr ‘Aisake Eke plans to address during the 2014-15 Financial year.
Tuesday 17 June 2014
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The Tonga Competent Authority has approved new fuel prices for the month of June – July 2014. The prices of Diesel and Kerosene have been reduced while the price of petrol has been increased.
Tuesday 17 June 2014
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A newly renovated Tonga Post building in central Nuku’alofa was opened by the Prime Minister Lord Tu‘ivakano on Thursday, June 12. Photos by Linny Folau.
Friday 13 June 2014
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