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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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Friday 12 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Faua wharf will get a major upgrade and extension next year when construction work begins funded with an estimated US$30.5 million dollar grant from the Government of Japan.
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Friday 12 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a Government Office Building dubbed the ‘St George Palace’ project funded with a multi-million pa’anga grant from the Chinese Government is expected to start this year at Pangai Si’i, one of the last open green spaces in the Nuku’alofa CBD.
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Wednesday 10 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
To reduce rural poverty in Tonga there is still a lot more work to do, particularly in the outer islands, IFAD’s Asia Pacific regional director Ms Hoonae Kim said after her first visit to the country this week.
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Thursday 17 July 2014
Sydney, Australia
The World Bank Group today, 17 July launched a $30 million program to help developing countries reduce costs and improve speed and efficiency of trade at their borders by simplifying their customs procedures.
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Wednesday 16 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has acquired a septic tank truck and two rear-package trucks for solid and water waste collections for Tongatapu.
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Monday 24 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The public swimming pool situated on the Nuku’alofa seafront at Popua is expected to remain close to the public indefinitely, according to Ports Authority Tonga.
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