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Monday 20 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New financial knowledge and skills have been developed in the Pacific Islands over the last seven years following initiatives by banks to broaden access to financial services for many more people. Ressa Price, the ANZ regional Executive Director for the Pacific, visiting Tonga on November 16, released a report on the the impact of the bank's MoneyMinded program that was launched in 2010 in a number of Pacific Islands countries,
Friday 17 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three-days 32nd Annual Meeting of the South Pacific Central Bank Governors Annual Meeting ended in Nuku’alofa today, 17 November 2017.
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Thursday 19 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI accompanied by Queen Nanasipau’u commissioned a new 2-megawatt solar farm Matatoa, the largest in Tonga on October 19.
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Wednesday 18 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New wholesale and retail petroleum prices announced for this month have seen an increase. The Tonga Competent Authority approved the new prices last Friday 13 October.
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Friday 13 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Bank is convinced that its Pacific Possible PP initiatives will boost economic growth in the Pacific Island Countries PIC over the next 25 years.
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Monday 2 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s public debt at the end of the current 2017 fiscal year is estimated to be equivalent to half of our Gross Domestic Product GDP (about TOP$444.7m), according to an updated version of the Asian Development Outlook ADO 2017, published by the Asian Development Bank at the end of September.
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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New petroleum prices approved by the Tonga competent Authority, have seen significant increases across Kerosene, Diesel and Petrol. The increases have been approved for mid-September to mid-October, effective from 16 September.
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Tuesday 12 September 2017

Apia, Samoa
A deal worth US$205,000 for Tongan Caribbean Pine power poles was signed last week in Apia, between American Samoa and Aotearoa-Tonga Forest Products Ltd, a former Tonga Government public enterprise.
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Sunday 10 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Internet outage on Thursday, 31 August, caused internet disruptions for customers of Tonga Communications Corporation (TCC), who were unable to access websites such as Google, Gmail and Yahoo and also experienced slow connections.
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Tuesday 22 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Petroleum prices were approved last Wednesday, 16 August 2017, by the Tonga Competent Authority. The wholesale/retail price of Petrol and Kerosene decreased while the price of Diesel increased.
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Friday 18 August 2017

Thayngen, Switzerland
Only two countries in the Asia and Pacific region made this year's top ten list of the world's best solar-energy countries, ranked by the SolarSuperState Association. Japan was third and Australia ninth. So far, Tonga has not been ranked this year due to a lack of current information.
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Friday 11 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A centre to fast-track the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in the private sector and business communities throughout the Pacific has started operating out of its base in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, this month.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After a week of severe flour shortages impacting bakeries, caterers and food businesses in Nuku'alofa, it’s back to business as normal today with the arrival of new flour supplies this week.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new customs duty and excise tax introduced last year has driven import prices up causing inflation to hit significantly high levels in Tonga. Annual inflation rose by 10% over the year to May 2017 - well above the National Reserve Bank of Tonga's reference rate of 5%.
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Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa business woman, Malia Tu'inukuafe Tonga, the new President of Women in Sustainable Enterprises Tonga Inc. (WISE) said she was overwhelmed by how women from different sectors of the economy were able to come together at the WISE Annual General Meeting last night on August 1.
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Wednesday 26 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Digicel Tonga Ltd. today bought 16.6% of Tonga Government’s shares in Tonga Cable Ltd., which amounted to USD$4.19 million equivalent to $9.1 million pa’anga, that will be used to assist in financing the extension of the fibre optic cable network to Vava’u and Ha’apai.
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Monday 17 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petroleum prices have decreased starting today Monday, July 17 approved by the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) for July to August.
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Wednesday 12 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga became a prospective member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in June.
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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Vava'u, Tonga
The completion of a Solar Electrification project in Vava’u and Ha’apai, was celebrated on Monday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the village of Koloa in Vava’u. The project has seen the installation of solar powered water pumps and deep freezers in remote communities in Ha’apai and Vava’u. The project’s aim is to establish the use of renewable energy powered facilities.
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Friday 16 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inspection shed for handicrafts of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forest, Fisheries and PHAMA program was opened on Friday, June 16 to support people involved in the industry and increase exports.
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