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Friday 3 October 2014
Canberra, Australia
Tonga’s HRH Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala represented Tonga’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade at a diplomatic training programme held in Canberra recently.
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Tuesday 30 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI supported the call to urgently address the adverse impact of climate change, when he addressed the United Nation’s General Assembly on Saturday 27 September in New York, United States.
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Tuesday 23 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano will be attending the 13th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting to be held this week in New York city, alongisde the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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Friday 27 June 2014

Canberra, Australia
The Samoa Government has donated $50,000 pa’anga in humanitarian relief to help Tonga’s rehabilitation effort in Ha‘apai after Cyclone Ian.
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Saturday 21 June 2014
Burlingame-California, USA
The Consulate General of the Kingdom of Tonga in has moved from the City of San Francisco to Burlingame in the Bay area, providing consular services to many of the 57,183 Tongans living in the United States.
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Wednesday 4 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key this morning pledged around $2 million assistance to upgrade Tonga’s Teufaiva Stadium for the 2019 Pacific Games. New Zealand has also committed another $5 million towards the reconstruction of schools in Ha’apai that were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian.
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Monday 28 April 2014
Singapore
Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano arrived in Singapore yesterday to renew relations with the Government of Singapore. His visit will end on Thursday, 1 May.
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Thursday 27 March 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese State leader, Mr Wang Jiarui and a delegation arrived in Tonga this morning, 27 March on a two-days goodwill visit.
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Wednesday 5 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Finland was opened by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala at the Loumaile Building, Nuku’alofa this morning, 5 March.
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Wednesday 26 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan provided a grant assistance of around $3.7 million (TOP) or $200 million (JPY) to assist Tonga meet its social and economic needs by providing products manufactured by Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises.
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Monday 3 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is seeking an estimated $56 million for reconstructing homes in Ha‘apai after Cyclone Ian, Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister Samiu Vaipulu said on Friday at a press conference, held jointly with the visiting New Zealand Foreign Minister. Hon. Murray McCully said there was an enormous challenge ahead for Tonga’s government and the figures given by the Deputy Prime Minister were “frightening”.
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Wednesday 29 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is China’s close friend and trustworthy partner in the Pacific islands region, the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Huang Huaguang said on January 28, and announced the Chinese government’s cash offer of $600,000 (USD) to assist relief efforts in Ha’apai.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is reported to have officially recognized the independence of Kosovo, according to a post made by Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi on a Facebook social media page this month. However, there has been no official statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 24 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Tonga HE Mr Huang Huaguang, presented his credentials to HM King Tupou VI last week.
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Tuesday 17 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Mr. Huang Huaguang (57) is the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Tonga and presented his Letter of Credentials to HM King Tupou VI at the Royal Palace in Nuku‘alofa on 17 December.
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Thursday 14 November 2013
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu‘ivakano is attending the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Summit held this week, from 15-17 November in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Monday 11 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China has given Tonga a grant worth an estimated $15 million pa’anga in Guangzhou last week as Tonga’s Prime Minister acknowledged the Chinese Government’s response to extend the repayment of Tonga’s multi-million loan.
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Thursday 31 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and China will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their diplomatic relations on November 2, while looking forward to continuing development assistance along with opportunities for Chinese enterprises to invest in Tonga. China has also expressed an interest in closer coordination and cooperation with Tonga in international and regional affairs, according to a statement from the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Wang Donghua.
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Tuesday 22 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano will attend the Second PALM Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo on October 26-27, four-days after returning to Tonga following an extended visit to undergo medical treatment overseas.
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Friday 27 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 15 year diplomatic relationship between the People’s Republic of China and Tonga had resulted in fruitful cooperation and development, which included the gift of an MA60 aircraft to Tonga, the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Wang Donghua said last night, September 26.
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