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Wednesday 21 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Atenisi University will hold a “festival of democracy” next month, starting on June 17. The two-week event will include various speakers and panel discussions on democracy in Tonga as the country prepares for upcoming general elections in November this year.
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu'ivakano as the Chairman of the Tonga Cable Ltd (TCL) and Professor Rajesh Chandra, the Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific USP signed a contract agreement in Nuku'alofa on 12 May for USP to be an Internet Access Provider.
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As Tonga faces an alarming increase in secondary school drop-outs, combined with declining pass rates for the Tonga School Certificate examination, Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho urged Tonga's teachers to save students from what is becoming “an epidemic” of failure.
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tonga High School students, Mahima Parekh and Ineti Felemi are being recognised for essays on “Sustainable Living” that they submitted in an International Schools Essays Competition.
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Friday 28 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An upgraded dormitory for male students at the Mailefihi/Siu'ilikutapu College in Neiafu, Vava’u was handed handed back to the college by HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro, the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga on Tuesday, 25 March.
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Tuesday 18 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day workshop is being held in Nuku'alofa to introduce local librarians and teachers to emerging new technologies and new library information trends that is transforming the delivery of information today.
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Monday 10 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Futa Helu Library at the ‘Atenisi Institute, Kolomotu’a was officially opened by Princess Pilolevu on February 7.
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Tuesday 4 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All classrooms at Tupou High School's Nukunuku Campus are being renovated by the Government of Japan.
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Tuesday 7 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Lo'au University, Tonga’s first online virtual university, was officially launched yesterday, January 6, by the Minister of Education, Hon. Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki at the Lopaukamea II Hall, University of the South Pacific Campus, Ha‘ateiho.
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Thursday 10 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Special needs children who are studying in the Inclusive Education Program at the Ngele'ia Government Primary School celebrated on October 10 the handover of a new classroom building, upgraded by the Government of Japan.
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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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