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Monday 26 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A select group of 20 young Tongan adolescents are attending a new "character-building program" this week in Nuku’alofa to help them see how they can build a stronger future for Tonga by working together. The pilot program will involve mentoring and building relationships between former rival boys schools.
Thursday 8 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A growing number of Tongans who have studied in Australia and returned to make a positive contribution to Tonga, gathered for a Tonga-Australia Alumni networking event on June 7 at Tanoa International Dateline Hotel.
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Thursday 11 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Milika Fifita (18), a Form Seven student of Tonga High School is Tonga’s nominee for a study tour to Japan after winning the 8th Japanese Speech Contest open category on Wednesday, May 10 in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 2 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty young girls who joined a Financial Literacy Program for six weeks, received certificates from the BSP Bank last Friday, with some winning cash prizes to set up their first savings accounts
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Tuesday 2 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $7.5 million Tonga Skills programme funded by Australia aims to develop the skills Tonga needs to get its economy rolling. A steering committee met for the first time yesterday, and will work toward setting up a national skills development system and address a lack of essential skills. The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni is chairman.
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Monday 1 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Queen Salote College won $1000 pa’anga in the chanting competition held at the finals of the 2017 Inter-Collegiate Sports Competition last Friday, 28 April at Teufaiva Stadium. Tonga College won $700 pa’anga in second place and ‘Api Fo’ou College won $500 in third place.
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Thursday 20 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for the Upper Room Primary School at Ha’ateiho was handed over by Japan’s Ambassador HE Mr Yukio Numata on Thursday, April 20 in Ha'ateiho.
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Thursday 30 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A soroban team from ‘Eua Primary Schools has won the 2017 Tonga National Soroban Competition held today, March 30 at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Thursday 30 March 2017

Suva, Fiji
High academic achiever Mrs Petina Ulakai Vi was awarded three gold medals at the University of the South Pacific (USP) special awards ceremony last night.
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Monday 20 March 2017

Suva, Fiji
Three Tongan students were recognised as high achievers among the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships students at the University of the South Pacific in Suva this month.
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Monday 13 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sivoki Fonua and Sandy Tu’ipulotu are the lucky recipients of Japan’s MEXT Scholarship for 2017 and were congratulated at a dinner with Ambassador of Japan to Tonga, HE Mr Yukio Numata, who offered them advice on living and studying in Japan.
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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first copy of a new Tongan translation, 'Ko 'Ulukälala ‘i Feletoa, ko e Talanoa ‘a Toki Ukamea', (The Story of Fïnau ‘Ulukälala: Told by Iron Axe) was presented to Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia on 10 February in Canberra.
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Friday 10 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A national awareness campaign, 'Read with your Child' under a Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning program (PEARL) was launched on 31 January, by Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku'aho, who encouraged families and parents to read to their children for 10 minutes daily because reading strengthens minds and opens up opportunities. Tonga, where 35% of children are not being read to at home, is the first country in the Pacific to benefit from this program.
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Thursday 26 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scholarships worth around $6688 pa'anga were awarded by Spare Parts Zone Tonga Ltd & Autosaver on 24 January, to seven students to cover their tuition and school essentials at various secondary schools in Tongatapu.
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Friday 20 January 2017

Suva, Fiji
New full-time undergraduate degree students studying at the University of the South Pacific starting from this year, will each receive a new tablet computer as the University embraces a new mobile platform for learning.
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Thursday 12 January 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty Science Scholarships for Tongan students were awarded by the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni yesterday, 10 January at the Kahana Lagoon Resort.
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Friday 16 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With 16 road deaths recorded in Tonga so far this year, a Road Safety Campaign was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala on 13 December aimed to reduce road accidents and deaths.
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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for the Free Wesleyan Church's Maamaloa Kindergarten at Vaololoa was commissioned on Tuesday September, 27.
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Wednesday 21 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Forty Tongan students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Wednesday, September 21.
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Tuesday 30 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 900 young primary school students from 49 Primary Schools in the central, western and eastern districts of Tongatapu participated in a regional soroban competition that ended on Thursday, 25 August with top students to enter a national competition in 2017.
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