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Friday 3 April 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new ambassador to the People's Republic of China, HE Mahe'uli'uli Sandhurst Tupouniua, presented his Credentials to HE Mr Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China in Beijing, on Friday, March 27 2009.
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Friday 20 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Resident Japanese Ambassador, HE Mr Yasuo Takase presented his Letters of Credence to HM King George Tupou V at the Consular House on Monday, March 18.
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Tuesday 3 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon. Siaosi 'Aho, Tonga's Minister of Police, will be Tonga's first High Commissioner to New Zealand, setting up a new Tongan High Commission in Wellington that is expected to be in operation by May this year.
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Wednesday 18 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupoutu'a Tonutonu Lindborg was one of four proud overseas Tongans from the United States who reclaimed their Tongan citizenship in Nuku'alofa on Monday February 16.
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Friday 6 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A consular office for the United States of America may up and running in Nuku'alofa before early March, according to the Acting Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet Paula Ma'u.
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Friday 9 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan and Chinese officials today signed a co-operation agreement in Nuku'alofa this afternoon under which Tonga received a grant of $3 million pa'anga.
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Thursday 13 November 2008
London, UK
The Tongan High Commissioner to the UK, HE Dr Sione Ngongo Kioa officially opened the 4th meeting of ACP Senior Officials in charge of Finance and Economic Affairs in Brussels, Belgium on Monday November 10.
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Thursday 6 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China hosted a reception to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, on October 30 at the Janfull International Hotel.
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Sunday 7 September 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States may start its periodic non-immigrant visa (NIV) services in Nuku'alofa before the end of November this year, said the Deputy Secretary of Tonga's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tevita Kolokihakaufisi on Friday.
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Friday 15 August 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka has been appointed as Tonga's first High Commissioner to Australia, and will take up the post at the end of August.
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Friday 11 July 2008


Nuku'alofa, Tonga



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Tuesday 10 June 2008
London, UK
Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele and 10 other Commonwealth leaders met in London yesterday, June 9 to discuss the reform of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the United Nations.
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Thursday 15 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan will set up an Embassy in Nuku'alofa in January 2009, the Deputy Secretary for Tonga's Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Tevita Kolo, confirmed this afternoon.
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Thursday 15 May 2008
Washington, USA
The U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice met the Prime Minister of Tonga, Dr. Feleti Sevele in Washington, yesterday, May 14.
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Thursday 27 March 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government is investigating the cost of setting up two new Tonga Consular offices in Canberra and Wellington for possible inclusion in the new budget for 2008-09.
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Tuesday 12 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's continued support of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, is very much appreciated by the administration in Washington, the U.S. Ambassador to Tonga, Larry M. Dinger said in Nuku'alofa last week. By Pesi Fonua
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Friday 8 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The establishment of the post of Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs by Australia's new Labour government is to honour a commitment that was made by the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd during the General Election late last year.
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Monday 4 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans who lost their Tongan citizenship because they became citizens of other countries can now apply for readmission of their citizenship, and the stateless children of some Tongan mothers abroad will now have the opportunity to register as Tongan nationals.
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Monday 4 February 2008
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The new Australian Government will make a decision this year on whether they can move toward introducing a new Labour Mobility Scheme to the Pacific.
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Friday 11 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Iceland formalized their diplomatic relations on December 14, 2007 in New York at the residence of the Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, H.E. Mrs. H. W. Hannesson.
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