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Friday 31 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
This year’s session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga will resume on Monday, 10 August in Nuku’alofa.
Friday 17 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Members of Parliament, Lord Fusitu’a and Mateni Tapueluelu will represent Tonga at an Anti-Corruption Workshop for Pacific Parliamentarians to be held in Nadi, Fiji from 20-21 July.
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Thursday 25 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva told the House budget debate on Tuesday night that if the Government has to pay Forbes magazine USD$100,000 for an interview they did with him on 11 February, then there was nothing to worry about, - “it is not a big amount, we can recover the money”, he said. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 4 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new big budget offers a $5 million boost for government salaries along with new charges to be imposed on foreign exchange and a large increase in airport tax to raise funds for the 2019 Pacific Games. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 28 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
His Majesty King Tupou VI officially opened the Tonga Legislative Assembly this morning, 28 May. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 21 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a very short soft closing of the current session of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly King Tupou VI today extended his hope that work would continue to assist the socio-economic development of the country.
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Wednesday 20 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three nobles will close the current sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga tomorrow, Thursday May 21 before King Tupou VI opens it again on May 28.
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Saturday 9 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s 2014-15 Parliamentary session will be officially closed on May 21, before reopening a week later with a state ceremony on May 28 for the 2015-16 Parliamentary session.
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Tuesday 24 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was a sense of disbelief in the Tongan Parliament last week when it was reported by an independent auditor that the Audit Office had a number of abnormalities and “a style of working which left room for cheating.” From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 19 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Parliament this afternoon, March 19, passed a Motion Resolution for government to borrow $16. 5 million Pa’anga from the World Bank. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Monday 16 March 2015
Parliament House

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was confusion in the Tongan Parliament today when government was asked to confirm if the United Nations had accepted Tonga’s ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Monday 23 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Legislative Assembly will convene on Monday, March 16 and sit for nearly two-weeks.
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Sunday 25 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The surrender by the Speaker, Lord Tu’ivakano of his right to appoint the chairmen of the eight Parliamentary Standing Committees, and the approval by the House of Semisi Sika to be the Chairman of the Whole House Committee, were two controversial decisions that parliament approved in its first formal session of the Tongan Legislative Assembly on Thursday, 22 January. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 22 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The revelation that Tonga’s new Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva has appointed his son as his personal assistant, caused an uproar in parliament yesterday, 21 January. The PM defended his choice admitting that his health is not good and he believed that only his son could do what he said.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The current session of the Legislative Assembly is expected to continue at 2:00pm on Wednesday 21 January after the reply to the address by King Tupou VI is delivered.
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Monday 19 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva was sworn in this morning as the Prime Minister of Tonga during the first sitting of the Legislative Assembly 2015-18 session, at Parliament House.
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Thursday 15 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a speech taking just over a minute, Tonga’s King Tupou VI sent his best wishes to members of parliament at this morning’s opening of the first session of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly following the General Election.
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Tuesday 13 January 2015
Parliament House

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The members of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly will sit for the first time after the General Election on Monday, 19 January, following an official opening on Thursday January 15
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Thursday 8 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine complaints of infringement of Electoral Procedure by candidates in the November 2014 General Election have been filed with the Electoral Commission, said Pita Vuki the Electoral Commissioner yesterday, 7 January.
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Monday 29 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After winning today’s election, Tonga’s new Prime Minister elect ‘Akilisi Pohiva, was rushed home by his family who said he was “really sick”.
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