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Friday 20 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a new classroom building for Beulah Primary School in Vaini is underway after the Government of Japan committed a grant assistance of over $190,000 for the project, on September 20.
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Tuesday 13 August 2013
Neiafu, Vava‘u
Three new classrooms have been constructed for Vava’u Side School, under a T$209,000 construction project was funded by the Government of Japan as part of its Grant Assistance for grassroots human security projects around the world.
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Wednesday 7 August 2013
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga's current education system hampers the development of the talents of Tongan children, and it has to be changed to counter the mounting youth unemployment and school dropouts, believes Tonga's Minister of Education and Training, Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki. - By Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 24 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The escalation in student violence is a major crisis for the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, its General Secretary Rev. Dr Tevita Havea, said today, and suggested that closing the rival boarding schools of ‘Atele and Toloa for ten years might be a way forward for the schools and the country.
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Tuesday 9 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongan scholarship students have completed their university studies in the People’s Republic of China.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Lapaha, Tonga
A block of three new classrooms is being constructed at the Lapaha Government Primary School in Tongatapu, under the U.S-led Pacific Partnership 2013 Mission and expected to be completed by Friday, June 21.
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Thursday 6 June 2013
Auckland, New Zealand
A group of 12 emerging Pacific Leaders graduated at the inaugural graduation ceremony of the Best Leadership Academy at Auckland University, New Zealand, in May, including a Tongan, Malia 'Apikotoa.
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Thursday 23 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six computers were donated to Tonga High School today by the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Wang Donghua, who encouraged students to learn the Chinese language and to know more about its culture.
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Thursday 16 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A plan to upgrade the Tonga campus of the University of the South Pacific was welcomed by Tonga's Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, when he opened the 76th Meeting of the USP Council in Nuku'alofa on May 15.
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Tuesday 14 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 76th University of the South Pacific Council meeting to be held in Nuku'alofa on May 15-16, is expected to discuss the Fiji Crimes Decree and its liabilities for council members. The council's two days deliberation will also look at the university's Strategic Plan for the next six years, which includes development of an additional 14 acres of land for the USP in Tonga.
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Monday 29 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new donor-funded programme aims to develop the skills of parliamentarians in order to improve law-making processes in Tonga and to strengthen the ability of the government to build democracy.
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tonga's former Prime Minister Lord Dr Sevele 'o Vailahi was awarded with a Honorary Doctorate degree, a Doctor of Letters, by the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, on Wednesday, 17 April, when he delivered the Graduation Address.
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kalafitoni Latu, the Principal of Tonga College ‘Atele, apologized yesterday for the vicious beating of students by a prefect at the all boys school in a 2011 incident. The incident was captured on video and appeared on the internet last week.
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Tuesday 2 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki the Minister of Education and Training is taking a month's leave from 3 April, and the Prime Minister will be Acting Minister of Education until she returns.
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Thursday 14 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A parliamentary education and outreach team is on a mission to inform and equip teachers and students in Tonga's Secondary Schools with better knowledge of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.
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Wednesday 6 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two day workshop is being held in Nuku'alofa to introduce local librarians and teachers to the "eLibrary USA", a virtual library with online access to publications about the United States.
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Tuesday 12 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six kindergartens in six Vava'u villages, have received computers in preparation for the 2013 school year, donated by a Tongan businessman, Mosese Uele.
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Thursday 20 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Secondary School Leadership Program that aims at developing leadership and capacity skills of Tonga Secondary School principals will run for five years under an Australian Aid funded project that was launched in April.
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Monday 16 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Liahona-Saineha ex-students have gathered in Tongatapu to commemorate the 65th anniversary, of Liahona, the secondary school of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints.
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Monday 25 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complete collection of the Matangi Tonga magazine and the 'Eva, Your Guide to Tonga magazine, spanning nearly two decades of printed publication, was presented to the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus library today by the New Zealand High Commissioner HE Dr Jonathan Austin, who said these important records of events are an invaluable historical resource for Tongans.
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