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Wednesday 10 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the Tongan Parliament rejected a motion for a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister and his Cabinet on Monday, the House opened yesterday, bubbling with emotions high and low, as members could not wait to let their feelings be heard. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Monday 1 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's King, Queen and Crown Prince attended a reception in Tonga for the 63rd anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China on September 28.
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Wednesday 29 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chinese professionals and skilled people who are working on Chinese development programs in Tonga on certain passports, may enter the country without a visa starting next month, the Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Samiu Vaipulu told the Tongan Parliament on August 28.
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Zheng He, a training ship of the Navy of China's People's Liberation Army arrived in Nuku'alofa on August 11 on a four day friendly visit, on its second trip to Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 6 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China will this month officially handover the Nuku'alofa Central Business District Project, financed with a TOP$118 million loan to the Government of Tonga.
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Wednesday 27 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new $16.5 million Tungi Colonnade building was officially opened by HM the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho yesterday afternoon, June 28.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Canberra, Australia
Australia is the largest single ultimate destination for Chinese direct investment, and though Australia is a relatively small economy, it is likely to remain one of China's largest foreign investment destinations for a while to come. At the same time, the scale and pace of growth in Chinese direct investment has led to populist reactions that have challenged the open investment regime in Australia and, in particular, raised policy questions about whether investments by state-owned enterprises (SOEs) need to be treated differently from private investment. By Peter Drysdale, Australia National University.
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Friday 30 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan government has offered its continued support to China, including support of issues important to China in international forums of which Tonga is a member the Acting Prime Minister, said last night.
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Tuesday 31 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Since the end of the Cold War, the larger Western powers, the US and UK, started to lose interest in the Pacific. From a Western security perspective, the day-to-day management of the region was handed over to Australia and New Zealand. Unfortunately, in an increasingly multipolar world, all sorts of new foreign policy options are available. By Cleo Paskal.
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Friday 12 December 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Minerals exploration on Tonga's seabed is slowly getting into a momentum as a second research ship, the R/V Onnuri left Nuku'alofa, on Wednesday, December 10 to look for copper, gold, zinc and silver on the sea-bed to the south of Tongatapu.
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Saturday 22 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China will give the Tonga Defence Services an aircraft in the near future, the Chinese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Fan Guijin promised at the TDS headquarters during a hand-over ceremony of eight trucks.
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Friday 14 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Neiafu in Vava'u, will get a new $12 million bridge across the Vaipua causeway soon.
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Thursday 6 November 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China hosted a reception to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, on October 30 at the Janfull International Hotel.
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Wednesday 11 June 2008
Sydney, Australia
Of all the Pacific Islands Forum members, China only gives aid to the eight countries that recognise it. Of those countries Tonga is one of the largest recipients of Chinese aid pledges in both overall and per capita terms. That is interesting because Tonga has one of the smallest populations of the eight countries and has few resources of interest to China. By Fergus Hanson
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Friday 4 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King George Tupou V left Tonga yesterday on his first official visit to the People's Republic of China.
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Thursday 31 January 2008
Chicago,USA
Wang Yuexi, a small-time politician on the take, never let his lack of clout stop him from making money: To impress people, he even had someone digitally add him to a photo of Chinese leaders.
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Tuesday 14 November 2006
China
However, if you read my comments carefully, I do not hate America. "I love America with all my good heart." I am doing business and come to Amercia every other month, and so as China. (I am responding to you now from China). I love Tonga, and I love China too! Siosaia Moehau
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Thursday 3 August 2006
2006

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Chinese Cabinet Minister to visit Tonga was welcomed by the Tonga government with a reception and a dinner on August 2 at a new government venue to welcome foreign dignitaries, the 'Api Konisela, the former residence of the British High Commissioner in Nuku'alofa.
Tuesday 19 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China is opening up and is keen to establish a good working relationship with the South Pacific region, according to Mr He Yafei, who visited Tonga last week.
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Friday 13 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Trade relations between Tonga and the Peoples' Republic of China reached a new height this week, with the first visit to Tonga by a high level trade delegation from China to assess investment opportunities in power supply, information technology, agriculture, import and export. They also included banking and risk management officials.
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