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Tuesday 16 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan MPs in accepting an invitation to attend this Saturday’s Mate Ma‘a Tonga Rugby League test match in Auckland, New Zealand, are reportedly planning to spend up to $200,000 from the House budget to cover airfares and hotel accommodation for their weekend away.
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Monday 21 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition to impeach seven Cabinet Ministers, including Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva, is expected to be submitted to the King and Parliament on Friday, May 25.
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Lisiate 'Akolo has launched Tonga's biggest ever national budget amounting to T$357.6 million for the 2013-14 financial year, and expressed concern over low returns to government from public enterprises.
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Tuesday 16 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Bill to increase the government expenditure for the 2012-13 financial year by more than $4.1 million pa'anga was passed by the Tongan parliament this afternoon, including $305,000 to meet extra expenses of the House. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 8 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Communications costs in Tonga are under pressure as the Tonga Government aims to collect more than $10 million pa'anga revenue from the communications and public enterprises sector in the current financial year.
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Sunday 8 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government's 2012-13 budget was finally released by the Ministry of Finance on July 5, five days after the beginning of the new financial year on July 1. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 29 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
$2 million pa'anga of taxpayers money was divided equally among 17 People's Representatives this week, to spend on their annual national tour of constituencies - a $300,000 increase from the $1.7 million they took in the previous budget. The Minister of Finance Lisiate 'Akolo argued for the increased amount of $300,000 to be divided between himself and 'Uliti Uata, but the PRs also wanted a "fair share". From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 26 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister that was scheduled to be debated in the House tomorrow, June 27, will now be deferred to Thursday, June 28, the Chief Clerk of the House, Sione Tekieki confirmed this afternoon.
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Monday 25 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government will establish a new embassy in Tokyo, Japan, during the coming 2012-13 financial year, following the approval by the Tonga Parliament of a budget of over $5.73 million for running Tonga's nine overseas missions, on Thursday, June 21. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Sunday 10 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Finance, Hon. Lisiate 'Akolo presented a tight national budget of $332.2 million to the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano on Friday morning, June 8, at the Cabinet Room, and gave the public an opportunity to see an overview before it is tabled into parliament this week.
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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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Sunday 21 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Under a proposed new structure of the Tongan government, aimed to be in place by 1 July 2012, it is proposed there will be only 13 line ministries, which will include a new Ministry of Internal Affairs.
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