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Sunday 3 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new television stations and one new FM stations operated by two family businesses in Nuku'alofa are expected to start operation soon after receiving their broadcast licenses from Government on February 1.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is among five Pacific nations to adopt a Pilot Catastrophe Risk Insurance Program that was launched in Sydney, Australia on 18 January.
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Tuesday 22 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a shock email sent from his iPad yesterday, Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister, Samiu Vaipulu, has told the Vava'u Business Chamber he would like to see their members' tax returns for the last five years, before he will talk about their serious concerns over the withdrawal of Chathams Pacific domestic airline service.
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Wednesday 9 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Acquiring a business license in Tonga will now be easier under a new Business License Registration Regulation. It comes as part of parliament’s amendments to the Business Registration Act last year.
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Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan businessman Ross Chapman, the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd., today donated $15,000 to help support a local child cancer foundation.
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Thursday 6 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of Tonga High School students who won the Secondary Schools category of Tonga's Youth in Business Challenge 2012, returned home on December 1 after a successful five-day funded trip to New Zealand.
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Thursday 29 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Little Italy Hotel and Restaurant showcased its renovated restaurant and rooms, with a celebration on the evening of November 27, when the owners, Angelo and Meleseini Crapanzano, draped the front of the two storey hotel with an Italian flag. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Nadi, Fiji
Meeting in Fiji on 17–18 October the Heads of Quarantine of Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and established a new forum for collaboration on technical issues currently limiting trade. Elvis Silvestrini, Fiji’s Head of Quarantine and inaugural Chair of the new group said, “We all want profitable and safe trade between Pacific Island countries, and also with our bigger trading partners. We need to work together to make that happen." - PHAMA press release.
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Friday 5 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been chosen to host the Pacific Leg of the Pacific Rugby Cup 2012, an official International Rugby Board tournament to be held 11-19 October 2012, putting Tonga back on the international rugby circuit, in a partnership between the Tonga Rugby Union its sponsors Digicel Tonga. The matches in Tonga are Samoa A vs Tonga A; Crown Prince XV vs Tonga A; Fiji Warriors vs Samoa A; and Tonga A vs Fiji Warriors.
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Friday 16 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's export fishing industry is dead, say business people who have abandoned their efforts to keep it alive, after years of paperwork battles with government officials and the ministry responsible for fisheries.
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Tuesday 6 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people with disability were awarded Certificates of Learning in Computer Studies from the Mango Tree Centre, in a special Graduation Dinner hosted by Digicel Tonga at the Emerald Chinese Restaurant in Nuku'alofa, on December 1.
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Wednesday 19 October 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga took another step toward connecting up to the Southern Cross Submarine Fiber Optic in Fiji and to the world high-speed communication network yesterday, October 18 when the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano presented Robert Bolouri, the manager of Tonga Cable Limited with a Wholesale Communications Licence.
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Friday 2 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ross Chapman the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd Group and Mark Gerrard of Royal Beer generously donated $40,000 pa'anga to the 'Ikale Tahi National Rugby Team, yesterday, Thursday 1 September.
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Tuesday 9 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New ownership of the Royal International Hotel near Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport was announced by the Managing Director of the Scenic Hotel Group, Brendan Taylor in Tonga on 8 August.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Youth in Business Challenge 2011 has begun in Nuku'alofa and five finalists out of eight secondary schools who competed were awarded seed capital to start their businesses, at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre on July 6.
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Friday 3 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chatham Pacific Airlines introduced a 28-seater DC3 aircraft to its fleet of aircraft servicing Tonga's domestic air services on Monday, August 30, 2010. - Friday, September 3, 2010 - 15:25
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Thursday 3 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liahona High School leads the first phase of the inaugural Youth in Business - Dream Big Challenge 2010 and the recipient of a cash prize of $3000 pa'anga in seed capital to set up their business.
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Saturday 22 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga to look at small business development was Ronald N Langston from Washington D.C. who spoke at a Tonga Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Billfish Bar, Nuku'alofa on 17 May on theme of developing opportunities for small and medium enterprises, and building strategic alliance between businesses to help them grow.
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Tuesday 17 June 2008
Brussels, Belgium
Following the publication last Thursday of a report by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) that is heavily critical of the World Bank's own publication "Doing Business," the ITUC has urged the Bank to definitively remove the topic of labour standards from the mandate of "Doing Business," the Bank's headline annual publication. (Editior's Note: Tonga won the latest World Bank Reformer of Year Award 2007. The selection was based on a survey conducted by the World Bank and published in its "Doing Business" report of 178 economies and ranking them for the quality of the services that they offer.)
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Monday 9 June 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Sails Lodge and Restaurant situated opposit the Queen Salote Wharf on the Nuku‘alofa waterfront is the newest local dining place and accommodation facility to open in the capital.
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