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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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Sunday 25 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, has been selected the new Commonwealth Secretary-General slated to take over the reins of office on 1 April 2008.
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Saturday 24 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
he Queen's speech at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Uganda, 23 November 2007.
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Thursday 22 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, CHOGM, will be officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in Kampala, Uganda, on Friday. Tonga was represented at the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting by the Tongan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, HE Dr Ngongo Kioa.
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Sunday 27 May 2007
London, UK
Bilateral relations between the Governments of Tonga and India were strengthened in a meeting between the Hon. Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Tonga, Hon. S. Tu'a Taumoepeau Tupou and the High Commissioner of the Government of India to London, His Excellency Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, at India House in London on Friday 25 May 2007. The meeting confirmed opportunities for further development cooperation between the two countries.
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Monday 30 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The People's Republic of China has agreed to assist in financing the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa, according to a Tonga government statement this afternoon.
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Saturday 28 April 2007
Beijing, China
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Tongan Prime Minister Dr Feleti Sevele held talks here on Thursday, pledging to strengthen cooperation in agriculture, fishing, tourism and human resources.
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Thursday 3 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Chinese Cabinet Minister to visit Tonga was welcomed by the Tonga government with a reception and a dinner on August 2 at a new government venue to welcome foreign dignitaries, the 'Api Konisela, the former residence of the British High Commissioner in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 1 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China, HE Mr Li Zhaoxing will arrive in Tonga tomorrow afternoon, August 2.
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