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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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Wednesday 28 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has scored high ratings in surveys conducted by the World Bank for measuring the ease of doing business. It came in 6th place in a review of 32 small island developing states. Fiji was 4th and Samoa 10th.
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Friday 7 March 2008
Waitakere, New Zealand
Tongan Exhibitors and visitors to the Pacific Trade Expo 2008 held at the Waitakere Trust Stadium in Waitakere, Auckland, March 5-6, 2008.
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Friday 11 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Labour,Commerce and Industries (MLCI) hereby advises businesses affected by the events of 16/11, of the existence of the Business Hardship Fund (BHF).
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Monday 22 January 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
It is important for for New Zealand politically and economically to be involved in the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa, the Chairman of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council, Gilbert Ullrich, told representatives from 12 New Zealand companies in a meeting today in Auckland.
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Tuesday 12 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be no Santa Claus or Christmas shopping in Central Nuku'alofa this year while the area remains a ghost town.
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Tuesday 5 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
German entrepreneurs Franz and Gudrun Strauss, and their family, who signed up the ownership of Nuku'alofa's Seaview Lodge on November 15, had a dramatic first day in their new venture when the Nuku'alofa business district went up in smoke on November 16.
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Friday 1 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa's devastated business community will be allowed to delay their payments of Consumption Tax and Duty for six weeks.
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Monday 7 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Elenoa Havea of Fua'amotu will be traveling to Auckland with $2000 in her pocket this week after winning the grand prize in a local money transfer promotion.
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Thursday 6 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will tender its domestic air service for other operators if the monopoly air service of Peau Vava'u does not improve within 30 days, the Prime Minister told parliament on September 27, responding to criticism over the failure of Tonga's one airline policy.
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Friday 11 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As we discover this week that it is not viable for a New Zealander to invest in Tonga because of a restrictive New Zealand tax legislation, a number of questions spring to mind. It is definitely very unfair for these New Zealanders and Tongans who have made New Zealand their homes to find that investment in Tonga is made unprofitable by restrictive tax laws. Editor's Comment.
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Tuesday 19 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The celebration has not ended since the announcement of the winners of the inaugural Westpac Executive Business Woman of the Year to 'Elenoa 'Amanaki and the Business Woman of the Year to 'Ofa Simiki on the evening of October 11 at the Janful International Dateline Hotel.
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Wednesday 15 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government aims to start privatising all the services and the operation of the Fua'amotu International Airport in February 2005.
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Thursday 1 July 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The King opened a new fitness centre at Haveluloto on August 13. Called ‘Inga Health and Fitness Gym, it is a business venture of Va‘inga Tuigamala, the former All Black winger, who turned professional and is now playing for the Manu Samoa. The gym has been set up in a renovated village hall. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 3, July 1999.
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