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Thursday 17 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has committed over $600,000 pa’anga to fund four community projects that will upgrade water supplies and classrooms in Tongatapu and Ha’apai.
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Thursday 26 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is one of three Pacific Islands countries that has achieved over half of its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with only two countries Cook Islands and Niue achieving all of the MDGs, by the end of the first 15 year plan 2000-2015. Now a new plan called the UN 2015-2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), forms a “Global Agenda” that will guide Tonga during the next 30 years.
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Friday 2 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An additional US$4 million funding has been approved by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors to improve and strengthen Tonga’s transport sector.
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Friday 2 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift of industrial machinery, including excavators worth $1.8 million pa’anga, was handed over by Japan to assist Tonga with reconstruction after Tropical Cyclone Ian and to help strengthen its resilience to climate change.
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Saturday 19 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev. Dr Tevita Havea has been reappointed as the Chairman of the National Retirement Benefit Fund (NRBF) by the Minister of Finance, Dr ‘Aisake Eke, to lead the organisation for another three years as of 1 September 2015.
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Thursday 3 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New rainwater harvesting systems, structural reinforcement and weather proofing projects were completed in four Tongatapu villages on 25 August, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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Saturday 25 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Minister of Finance Hon. Dr ‘Aisake Eke says construction of facilities for the 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga will start next year, 2016.
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Friday 26 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM Queen Nanasipau’u was deeply moved by a drama performance by Fili Tonu Group who portrayed an elderly blind man being mistreated by others, when she opened a new Social Protection and Disability division at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Tungi Colonnade on Thursday, 25 June. Photos by Linny Folau and Peter Poulsen
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Thursday 25 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Asian Development Bank report noted that Tonga, a country of about 176 islands, is one of the most vulnerable countries in the Pacific to climate change, and that the ADB is supporting the Tongan Government’s efforts to build up the country’s resilience to natural disasters and assisting with its renewable energy goals.
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Thursday 11 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A major upgrade and extension for Faua Wharf in Nuku’alofa to be completed by 2018 will be funded by the Government of Japan, with an estimated $55.4 million pa’anga grant to modernise Tonga’s domestic passenger terminal and cargo handling in the capital.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new water supply system was handed over today 3 June, to the happy community of Fua’amotu in Tongatapu by the Government of Japan.
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Tuesday 2 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Equipment worth $3.6 million pa’anga to assist Tonga’s development efforts and improve disaster preparedness was handed over from Japan today, 2 June in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A call for proposals for a European Development Fund grant of $162,000 (EUR) available for private sector and civil society projects in Tonga focused on trade, public finance management, energy and gender policies development, was launched on Thursday 14 May.
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Tuesday 7 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku’alofa Central Police station will be undergoing major renovation this year worth over $2 million pa’anga funded under a Tonga Police Development Program (TPDP).
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has contributed around $980,000 pa’anga to fund six community projects that will upgrade schools and provide a new boat for transportation to the people of ‘Eueiki Island in Tongatapu.
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Monday 16 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan today committed $5 million pa’anga grant to Tonga to purchase disaster reduction equipment and products and improve its disaster risk management and response.
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has committed AUD$1,191,094 million to support the continuation of a Tonga Police Development Program (TPDP) for 2014-15.
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Wednesday 25 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new water supply system was handed over today to the Matangiake community in Tongatapu by the Government of Japan.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping has pledged to provide $115 million Yuan (36 million Pa’anga) in aid to Tonga.
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Saturday 6 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Customers who took out loans from a Microfinance Scheme at the Tonga Development Bank held a Holiday Market Festival on December 4-5 to sell their locally made products and produce in Ma’ufanga.
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