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Friday 29 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Electoral Boundaries Commission is proposing to alter the electoral boundaries of two Vava'u constituencies by moving 'Utui village from Vava'u #15 to Vava'u #16.
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Friday 22 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s public service will break for the Christmas and New Year vacation for two weeks between Monday 23 December and Friday 3 January 2014.
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Tuesday 22 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An agreement on Tonga's multi-million pa'anga loan from China is expected to be signed during a 2nd China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum on November 7-8 in Guangzhou.
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Monday 14 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tatafu Moeaki (41) is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Finance and National Planning for the next four-years.
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Friday 23 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Sione Ngongo Kioa (54) became the new Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga on August 21 for a five-year term which is open for renewal.
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Thursday 11 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga Siosi Mafi left the bank on 5 July after 10 years as Governor.
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Monday 22 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Government who is afraid of the media is a government that is afraid of its people - everyone has the right to information and the government has accepted these rights to information, said the Acting Prime Minister Hon. Samiu Vaipulu today.
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Wednesday 6 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A United Nations review conducted on the state of human rights in Tonga was completed on 25 January 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland, when Tonga's Minister for Internal Affairs, Lord Vaea was questioned over women’s rights, police violence, establishing a national human rights institution, the living conditions of persons with disabilities and the reasons for Tonga's failure to accede to numerous core international human rights instruments.
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Monday 4 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a Cabinet reshuffle over the weekend, the two portfolios of the Minister for Police, Prisons and Fire Services, and the Minister for Revenue Services, have been taken up by a new member of Cabinet, Siosifa Tu'utafaiva, the No. 6 Tongatapu People's Representative to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.
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Friday 25 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister announced at the end of a Government Retreat held in Vava'u from January 21-24 that an agreement in principle was reached with the Commonwealth Secretariat to provide training to improve the effectiveness of government officials and Members of Parliament.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Neiafu, Vava'u
The Tonga Cabinet led by Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano is currently holding a retreat at Puataukanave Hotel in Neiafu, from January 21-24.
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Friday 18 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Acting Prime Minister Hon Samiu Vaipulu said today that Government's move to introduce two new aircraft from China to operate the domestic service is to provide competition and offer cheaper airfares. But it is unfortunate that Chathams Pacific has decided to cease its services on March 2.
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Thursday 10 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano has formally announced his Cabinet for 2013.
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Saturday 15 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga has retained ownership of the Janfull International Dateline Hotel on November 30 after it was placed under liquidation to be put up for sale.
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Monday 10 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The last day for government operation for this year is Thursday 20 December 2012 before government offices close for the Christmas and New Year break.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A public reading room in Nuku'alofa was officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Samiu Vaipulu, yesterday afternoon, November 13.
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Monday 6 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fourteen line Ministries under a restructured government came into being in July, with the Prime Minister currently acting as the Minister for Police and for Defence.
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Monday 16 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three new Chief Executive Officers recruited by the Public Service Commission have started in their positions, on July 2.
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Monday 9 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga remains without a designated Minister of Police, and a Minister of Agriculture, following the resignation of three Cabinet Ministers on June 25 and the reshuffling of portfolios under new line ministries.
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Monday 21 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The government budget of $317 million for the 2012-13 financial year should be ready to be presented to the parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance and Public Accounts, early this week, before it goes to Cabinet on Friday, May 25, the Minister of Finance Hon. Lisiate 'Akolo said at a press conference on Friday, May 18.
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