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Tuesday 6 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven students who have been awarded the Chinese Government's scholarships in the past three-years attended a reception, on 3 September. The students were not able to travel to China, due to the COVID-19 situation, however, the Embassy will cover their travel expenses, now that the borders have re-opened.
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Friday 26 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Customs officers have received sophisticated inspection equipment under a $10 million project to help them detect smuggling or other criminal activities at Tonga's borders. China has provided non-intrusive imaging inspection equipment that will assist the Ministry of Revenue and Customs.
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Tuesday 23 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Health received 10,000 rapid antigen testing kits from China, to assist with the containment of COVID-19, after the gradual re-opening of Tonga's international border.
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Friday 12 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Special needs students at the Government Middle School Ngele'ia have received a donation of computers and equipment to help with their education. The equipment was donated to the inclusive education class for special needs students, the school from the Chinese Embassy in Nuku'alofa on 9 August.
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Monday 18 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-two Chinese scholarships were awarded to high school students by Princess Pilolevu Tuita on 15 July in Nuku'alofa. Since 2017, the scholarships have been promoting educational exchange and closer ties between China and Tonga.
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Wednesday 13 July 2022

Beijing, China
Ten Tongan students have completed their studies from various universities in China in the past academic year. The Embassy of Tonga in China said today, with the global pandemic around the world, these students persevered and navigated through online classes, lockdowns and many other challenges, in addition to being away from home.
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Saturday 11 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A donation of 30 farm tractors from China’s Dongguan City, Guangdong Province was handed over to the Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku this afternoon, 10 June.
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Tuesday 31 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI welcomed China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister HE Mr Wang Yi and delegation this afternoon at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa. The Minister had a 45 minute audience with the king, and posed for photos in the grounds, while having a friendly conversation.
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Friday 25 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Poasi Tei and the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga HE Cao Xaolin signed handover certificates for the general contribution from the People’s Republic of China to Tonga at an official ceremony today at Vuna Wharf, Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 15 February 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Chinese navy ships, the Wuzhishan and the Chaganhu, arrived in Nuku'alofa today with over 1300 tons of restoration and relief items for Tonga, including 500 prefabricated houses. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 12 January 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A donation of over 200 computers and eight farm tractors from China’s Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, was handed over to the Tongan Government at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa this afternoon.
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Sunday 28 November 2021
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Melbourne, Australia
New York Times Reporting by Yan Zhuang: After days of riots in the Solomon Islands during which protesters called for Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to resign, set buildings ablaze and looted stores, authorities on Saturday said they had found the bodies of three people in a burned-out building of a store in the Chinatown district. They are the first reported deaths after days of violent protests in Honiara, the nation’s capital. Australia sent around 100 police officers and soldiers Thursday and Friday to help stabilize the situation, and Papua New Guinea sent 35 police and correctional service personnel Friday.
Friday 24 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
I am very happy to attend the handover ceremony of the 500 water tanks donated by Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga. ...I want to assure you that China will provide more water tanks to Tonga this year. Actions speak louder than words. Let’s work with concrete actions to deepen our friendship for a better future of China-Tonga friendly relations and cooperation. - Speech by H.E. Mr. Cao Xiaolin at the handover ceremony of the water tanks donated by China to Tonga.
Thursday 23 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five hundred water tanks from China’s Dongguan City were donated to Tonga at a ceremony at Queen Salote Hall, Nuku’alofa on 22 September. The water tanks will help vulnerable families adapt to climate change impacts.
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Friday 17 September 2021

Paris, France
New York Times Reporting: President Joe Biden’s announcement of a deal to help Australia deploy nuclear-powered submarines has strained the Western alliance, infuriating France and foreshadowing how the conflicting U.S. and European responses to confrontation with China may redraw the global strategic map. The Biden administration appears to be upping the ante with Beijing by providing a Pacific ally with submarines that are much harder to detect than conventional ones.
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Wednesday 16 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China has provided RMB 70 million ( about $24.5 million pa'anga) to Tonga under an agreement on economic and technical cooperation, to fund priority projects agreed to by both governments.
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Wednesday 3 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The world is undergoing changes unseen in a century. The COVID-19 pandemic is still ravaging across the globe. The world economy is mired in deep recession. Global challenges keep popping up. All these place mankind at a crossroads. Against this backdrop, President Xi Jinping delivered a special address at the World Economic Forum virtual event of the Davos Agenda on 25 January 2021. By H.E. Mr. Cao Xiaolin, Chinese Ambassador to Tonga.
Monday 16 November 2020

Beijing, China
New York Times reporting: After eight years of talks, China and 14 other nations from Japan to New Zealand to Myanmar on Sunday formally signed one of the world’s largest regional free trade agreements, a pact shaped by Beijing partly as a counterweight to U.S. influence in the region.
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Wednesday 28 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty solar street lights were donated to Tonga by China’s Dongguan Municipality, during a signing ceremony at Fa’onelua Convention Centre today.
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Tuesday 20 October 2020

Beijing, China
New York Times: As most of the world still struggles with the coronavirus pandemic, China is showing once again that a fast economic rebound is possible when the virus is brought firmly under control. The Chinese economy surged in the July-to-September quarter compared with the same months last year. By Keith Bradsher.
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