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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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A foreign fishing vessel boarded by the Tonga Navy’s VOEA Neiafu patrol boat last week, was apprehended after failing to produce its original fishing license in Tonga, was later released on Monday, May 26.
Wednesday 28 May 2014
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Local fishermen in ‘Eua are benefiting from a training workshop on Fish Aggregating Devices or “FADs” - the floating objects used by fisherman to attract fish in large numbers.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
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Fuel prices have been lowered, effective from today May 16.
Friday 16 May 2014
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A ground breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the laying of a submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable from Tongatapu to Vava’u was officiated by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano in Neiafu, Vava’u yesterday, 14 May.
Thursday 15 May 2014 - 1 comment
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A decision by the Tongan Cabinet on March 29 to lift a moratorium on the harvesting and the exporting of sea cucumber will accelerate the depletion of Tonga’s sea cucumber stock and kill the industry, according to fisheries experts.
Thursday 15 May 2014 - 1 comment
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This year’s Royal Agricultural Show will be held in August, starting in Niuatoputapu on August 6 and ending in Tongatapu on August 23, Cabinet announced yesterday.
Thursday 8 May 2014
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Putting fresh products onto supermarket shelves in other countries is a major challenge and a lot of things have to come together before Pacific Islands growers can successfully get a particular product over the market access line, said Annalize Struwig, visiting the PHAMA program in Tonga.
Wednesday 7 May 2014
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The disgruntled Friendly Island Bus Association members are still not happy with the way Government rejected their request for Customs Duty and Consumption Tax exemptions.
Tuesday 6 May 2014
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