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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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Monday 26 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has today announced the appointment of Mrs 'Emeline Tuita as its first Ambassador to the People'’s Republic of China.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Va‘inga Palu, Tonga’s Director of Trade, attended the China International Fair for Investment in the Chinese city of Xiamen on September 10 and met the Chinese media. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Saturday 30 June 2001
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The working co-operation between the Tonga Defence Service and the People’s Republic of China military establishment was further consolidated following a visit to China by the Commander of the Tonga Defence Service, Lt. Col. Tau‘aika ‘Uta‘atu, Lt. Com. Satisi Vunipola, and Maj. Siamelie Latu from May 13-20. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Wednesday 1 December 1999

Beijing, China
Tongan and Chinese flags were flying all over Tiananmen Square from October 6-8, 1999, during a three days state visit to Beijing by the King of Tonga, Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV. The historic square was the scene of great celebrations in October marking the 50th anniversary of the People's Republic, proclaimed by Chairman Mao Zedong here in 1949. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 4, December 1999. FROM OUR ARCHIVES.
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Wednesday 1 December 1999

Hong Kong, China
Tonga is one country that has been trying to access the Chinese market. The King of Tonga, Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV, successfully facilitated the missing link when a Bilateral Trade Agreement was signed between the two countries during the king’s State Visit to China in October. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 4, December 1999.
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Wednesday 1 December 1999

Hong Kong, China
Tonga's King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV talks about his first visit to China since Tonga officially established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic, and terminated its 26-year-old diplomatic relationship with Taiwan. Interview by Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 1 December 1999

Hong Kong, China
The meeting between HM King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV and Jiang Zemin, the President of the People’s Republic of China, at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, on October 7 was the highlight of the first State Visit to China by the King of Tonga. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 4, December 1999. Story and photos by Pesi Fonua.
Sunday 20 December 1998

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A business venture in Mainland China turned into a diplomatic mission for Princess Pilolevu and her team. By Pesi Fonua. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 3, December 1998.
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