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Results for Parliament

With only a month to go before the Tonga General Election on November 27, the nomination of candidates will be held this week on October 23-24.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
Tomifa Paea (48) the owner of the Puataukanave International Hotel in Neiafu will be contesting the parliamentary seat for Vava’u Constituency No.15 in Tonga’s General Election on November 27.
Wednesday 15 October 2014
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Tevita Palu (45) a local businessman and CEO of Tonga’s domestic airline, will be contesting the parliamentary seat for Tongatapu Constituency No.3 in Tonga’s General Election on November 27.
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Tonga’s first Parliament Week with a theme ‘Our Parliament’ opened today aimed at furthering the knowledge of the public, including students, on how parliament works and the role it plays in governing the country.
Monday 6 October 2014
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Lemasingo Tanya Nai (26) is the youngest candidate to confirm that she will be contesting the parliamentary seat for Tongatapu Constituency No. 9 in Tonga’s November 27 General Election.
Tuesday 30 September 2014 - 1 comment
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Tongatapu recorded more than 5000 people out of over 8000 newly registered voters to vote in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27, 2014.
Monday 29 September 2014
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More than 50,000 people have registered, including more than 8000 newly registered voters to vote in Tonga’s upcoming General Election on November 27.
Tuesday 23 September 2014
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A second edition of the ‘Fakahalafononga’ handbook by Malakai Koloamatangi will be launched on New Zealand’s Election Day in Auckland on Saturday, September 20.
Friday 19 September 2014
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It is estimated over 49,000 people have registered to vote in Tonga’s 2014 General Election, after registration closed this afternoon Tuesday, September 16.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
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The closure of the 2014 session of the Tongan Parliament today was a historical occasion as it was Prince Ata’s first parliamentary closing duty and the closure of the fourth and final year in office of the current government, before the upcoming General Election on November 27. Photos by Linny Folau.
Thursday 11 September 2014 - 1 comment
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Prince Ata accompanied by Lord Nuku and Lord Ve’ehala will close the final session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga before the General Election on Thursday, September 11.
Wednesday 10 September 2014
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The Tongan Parliament has abolished the responsibilities of the Lord Chancellor and the Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel (JADP) when it passed bills to amend the Constitution, and for a Judicial and Legal Service Commission Act 2014 on August 28. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
Monday 8 September 2014 - 1 comment
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Tonga’s quest for its multi-million loans from the Exim Bank of China for the reconstruction of Nuku’alofa to be written-off, so far had been unsuccessful, the former Minister of Finance Lisiate ‘Akolo told parliament before it closed on 28 August. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
Friday 5 September 2014 - 1 comment
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Three nobles will close the final session of Legislative Assembly of Tonga on Thursday, 11 September before the Tonga General Election in November.
Friday 5 September 2014
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Around 49,000 people have registered to vote in Tonga’s General Election on 27 November, which is a 17 percent increase from the number who registered in the last General Election in 2010.
Thursday 4 September 2014
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There were mixed emotions in the Tongan Parliament yesterday, 28 August, as it struggled to restore order and bring its 2014 Parliamentary Session to a peaceful closure, ending the first four years of Tonga’s more-democratically elected government. In the end, part of the Minutes were ordered to be deleted. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
Friday 29 August 2014 - 2 comments
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The last day of deliberation for the Legislative Assembly of Tonga has been tentatively set for tomorrow Thursday, August 28.
Wednesday 27 August 2014
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A move by the Tongan government to shift the selection of the judiciary from the King in Council to the Cabinet and the Legislative Assembly has stirred up a confrontational debate about the independence of the judiciary in the Tongan parliament during the past few weeks. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Saturday 23 August 2014
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Three-months out from Tonga’s General Election on 27 November, the countdown to the big day has begun in Nuku’alofa.
Monday 18 August 2014 - 1 comment
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A mystery surrounds negotiations for two of Tonga’s orbital slots and the signing by the Tonga Government of an agreement with a satellite operator in the Asia Pacific region. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
Thursday 7 August 2014 - 1 comment
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