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  • Monday 9 December 2019 9:17pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A stellar performance by Tonga international Kotoni Stagg for Tongan Rugby League this year has paid-off with the Brisbane Bronocos re-signing the 21-year-old centre until the end of 2021.
  • Monday 9 December 2019 1:50pm


    West Denton, England
    : Tongan representative international lawn bowler, Paris Baker, has caused a huge upset in the sport of indoor bowls, winning the World Junior (Under-25) Indoor Bowls Championships held at West Denton, England, last week. The remarkable achievement comes months after she won bronze for Tonga at the Pacific Games in Samoa.
  • Friday 6 December 2019 6:44pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A complaint has been lodged by a voter on behalf of the unsuccessful candidate Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua, calling to void the Tongatapu 1 By Election results, alleging electoral irregularities and malpractice. There were only two candidates in the November 28 By Election that was won by Siaosi Pohiva with a margin of only 16 votes.
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  • Friday 6 December 2019 6:39pm


    Wellington, New Zealand
    : A Statement of Partnership between Tonga and New Zealand was signed today, 6 December, by Prime Minister Pohiva Tu‘i‘onetoa and New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, in New Zealand’s capital Wellington.
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  • Friday 6 December 2019 6:36pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : World Soil Day was marked for the first time in Tonga with a small ceremony held today, 6 December at the MORDI Tonga Trust complex in Havelu. The day highlights the importance of soil to our survival as 95% of our food comes from the soil.
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  • Friday 6 December 2019 6:30pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Three participants entered the Tonga Aquathon Nationals yesterday, 5 December, involving a 1.8km from the Ocean pool near Touliki to Pangaimotu Island followed by a 2km run or two laps around the island. Two athletes completed the event.
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  • Friday 6 December 2019 1:34pm


    Manila, Philippines
    : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors has unanimously elected Masatsugu Asakawa, as president. He will assume the role on 17 January 2020.
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  • Thursday 5 December 2019 4:48pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : A two-day Holiday Market Festival starting today in Nuku'alofa, showcased fine handicraft products by Tonga Development Bank's customers in a Microfinance Scheme.
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  • Thursday 5 December 2019 4:32pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Roadside vegetable vendors are promoting healthy eating and reducing post-harvest loss, a new study has found, but there is an urgent need to address various hygiene and food safety awareness issues for vendors and farmers, who are a critical part of Tonga’s healthy eating agenda.
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  • Thursday 5 December 2019 4:20pm


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Australia has increased the number of scholarships offered to Tongan citizens with 43 confirmed to take up university studies starting next year compared to 37 offered in 2018.
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