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Wednesday 21 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The human race has around five billion years to plan their evacuation from planet earth, says scientist Chas A. Egan, Tonga's only astrophysicist, "because five billion years from now the sun will burn itself out and life on earth will not be sustainable." By Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 6 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The fifth session of Tonga's Youth Parliament to be held December 10-12 will focus on Climate Change, HIV and Aids, Political Reform for 2010, and other youth related issues.
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Monday 30 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 700 Youth Pilgrims from the Catholic Diocese of Tonga will get the chance of a lifetime to see Pope Benedict XVI in person during the World Youth Day on July 15-20 in Sydney, Australia.
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Thursday 29 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A national Sports Week and a Hall of Fame, two new initiatives of the Ministry of Training, Employment, Youth and Sports, will be launched on Sunday, December 2.
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Wednesday 19 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dressed in red today more than 500 primary school children from the Ma'ufanga Primary School on Tongatapu, showed their support for the national rugby team, the 'Ikale Tahi.
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Thursday 23 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Queen Salote College sixth former, 'Akanesi Kaufusi, has won the logo competition for the 38th Pacific Islands Forum meeting to be held in Tonga in October.
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Tuesday 20 March 2007
Carson-California, USA
The Second Annual Tongan American Youth Foundation (TAYF) High School Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at CSU-Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA (1000 East Victoria Street). The Mission Statement of the TAYF is:
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Wednesday 1 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new greenhouse facility for an agricultural training program for the youth of Vava'u was officially opened by HE Dr Michael McBryde, the New Zealand High Commissioner on Monday, October 30 at Kameli, Neiafu, Vava'u.
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Wednesday 22 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day National Youth Summit of youth from ten Pacific Island countries was officially launched in Nuku‘alofa yesterday, March 21.
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Tuesday 25 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Rotary Club of Nuku'alofa will hold its annual Children's Fun Fair and Float Parade on Saturday 29 October 2005, in central Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 26 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Leadership is based on inspiration, not Domination; on Co-operation, not Intimidation," the British High Commissioner to Tonga, Mr Paul Nessling, said today in presenting a $30,00 cheque in support of the Tonga's Youth Parliament for 2005-6.
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Monday 6 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A workshop on the Convention on the Right of the Child held in Nuku'alofa last week aimed to help Tonga finalise its first country report on the rights of the child, 10 years after Tonga ratified the convention.
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Wednesday 6 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today US Peace Corps representatives presented the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC), Women's Youth Caucus, with a cheque for TOP$3,490 to fund the Kemi 'Uluakaua: Gender, Health, and HIV Leadership Camp for Female Youth to be held from 1-8 June 2005, in Ha'apai.
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Tuesday 15 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new volunteers began a three-week training program yesterday, March 14, to learn about their role as Tonga National Volunteers.
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Tuesday 23 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Proposals for votes for 18 year olds, for the establishment of a Department of Youth, and for a National Youth Policy, were among seven proposals made by the 2004 session of the Tonga Youth Parliament that ended on November 19. The 2004 session of the Tonga Youth Parliament ended on November 19 with seven proposals including a resolution proposing that Government establish a separate Department for Youth.
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Wednesday 17 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The third session of the Tongan Youth Parliament began on Tuesday November 16 at the Parliament House, Nuku'alofa, and will run until November 19. The Patron of the National Youth Congress, Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho officially opened the Tongan Youth Parliament for 2004, on Monday evening at the International Dateline Hotel.
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Wednesday 20 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After a week of voting throughout the Kingdom, the youth of Tonga have selected who will represent them in Tonga's third Youth Parliament to be held in Tonga's Parliament House from 15-19 November 2004. By Teisa Sitaleki
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Thursday 19 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Youth Parliament, a program to educate young people about the Tongan parliamentary system has been pledged $40,000 from the British Government.
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Wednesday 10 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
British High Commissioner to Tonga, Mr Paul Nessling: “It is great to have a degree in molecular biology but out there, we are desperate for nurses, teachers, youth workers, social workers, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, cooks, IT engineers and many others with skills.”
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Friday 1 August 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Many young Tongans are unhappy and frustrated in their host countries and with the hardship of meeting their parents' obligations to Tonga. -Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 2
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