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Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Mr Houlin Zhao official launched a new Tonga government portal at the office of the Ministry of Information, this morning, 10 March.
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Monday 7 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is looking to lift labour standards by becoming the 187th member of the International Labour Organization (ILO) this year, effective from 24 February 2016.
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Wednesday 2 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Development Bank plans to launch new commercial services this month, including foreign exchange and internet banking, as part of a three year expansion programme that began in 2014.
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Wednesday 24 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Irrigation systems for Tongan crops has become a new priority, after a drought in the Pacific last year affected a trial project of planting Zeamays, or different types of corn (Maize) in Tonga that was intended to encourage the expansion of small holder farming.
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Wednesday 17 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrating 25 years in business on February 15, the staff and management of ‘Uta’atu & Associates, certified public accountants and management consultants, got together with clients, suppliers and alumni of the firm at the Waves Café on the Nuku’alofa seafront.
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Monday 15 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for Tonga will significantly decrease from this month to March starting on Tuesday, 16 February.
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Monday 15 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liz Sullivan and her local family-run businesses have expanded into accommodation after purchasing the Waterfront Lodge on the waterfront at Ma’ufanga on 25 January this year, from the former owners GP and Daniela Orbassano.
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Tuesday 2 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala launched a pilot agricultural development project at the Royal Estate, the Villa, today Tuesday 2 February. The Thai supported project aims to demonstrate sustainable agriculture to Tongans. Photos by Linny Folau
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Friday 15 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for Tonga will continue to decrease from this month to February, starting from Monday 18 January.
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Monday 4 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s own life-saving helicopter service is expected to start in early 2016. The new helicopter service will also enable visitors to enjoy the beauty of Tonga from the air and to drop into remote island resorts. The first 7-seater Eurocopter AS350 helicopter is expected to arrive by ship in Nuku’alofa on 31 January.
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Wednesday 16 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for Tonga will continue to decrease from this month to January, 2016 starting today, 16 December.
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Wednesday 16 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The wholesale and retail prices for Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Tongatapu and Vava’u have dropped today, Wednesday 16 December.
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Wednesday 2 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A waning commitment by the Tongan government to reform has caused delays in grants for budget support and raises concerns regarding long-term fiscal sustainability, the Asian Development Bank warns in the December 2015 issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor - Budget Analysis. Tonga's budget plans for FY2016 will see another large increase in public spending.
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Friday 27 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Meeting business women in Tonga and learning about their entrepreneurial journeys, was Christine Forster from the Asian Development Bank Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), who was in Nuku’alofa from November 23-17 as part of a review across six Pacific countries.
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Thursday 26 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc. (TCCI) returned John Paul Chapman as President, with 'Aloma Johansson as Vice President in uncontested ballots last night at the 2015-16 Annual General Meeting.
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Tuesday 24 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Wind power energy may be the next big source of renewable energy, after solar energy, to help reduce Tonga’s heavy reliance on diesel for power generation. Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is preparing to carry out a six-months feasibility study on wind power.
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Saturday 21 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s controversial Foreign Exchange Levy Act 2015 has been suspended, according to Press Statement released by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning yesterday, 20 November.
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Monday 16 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for Tonga will decrease for November-December starting today, Monday 16 November.
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Friday 13 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of Australian business consultants supported by the Australian Government is helping small to medium enterprises in the Pacific to raise finance to take their businesses forward.
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Thursday 12 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-days workshop on Emerging Global and Regional Trade Issues for the Commonwealth Pacific Region began at the Scenic Hotel, Pelehake, Tongatapu this morning 12 November.
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