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Thursday 12 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and China further strengthened ties during a Friendship Night on Wednesday, February 11 held at the Kahana Lagoon in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 5 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's quest for its multi-million loans from the Exim Bank of China for the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa to be written-off, so far had been unsuccessful, the former Minister of Finance Lisiate 'Akolo told parliament before it closed on 28 August. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 27 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fearing that a visit to Taiwan might damage Tonga's diplomatic relationship with China, Tonga's Parliament has stopped its Speaker from attending this year's Asia Pacific Parliamentary Union (APPU) meeting in Taiwan. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 23 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga were treated to a Chinese cultural performance by a touring Chongqing Arts Troupe at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, on Saturday, 21 June. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 7 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific International Commercial Bank (PICB), Tonga newest bank was opened by HM King Tupou VI this afternoon, April 7, at Loumaile Lodge, Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 1 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police investigation continues into the suspected homicide of a shopkeeper at Halaleva. The body of Dao Zin He (31) has been released to his family who were arranging for his return to China.
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Friday 28 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No arrest has been made in relation to the death of Dao Zin He (31), the Chinese shopkeeper who died in a suspected homicide a week ago, on February 21.
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Monday 24 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have identified Dao Jin He (31) a Chinese national, as the victim of a suspected homicide in Tonga last week. He is alleged to have sustained head injury.
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Friday 21 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A homicide investigation is underway in Nuku’alofa after a male shopkeeper, a Chinese national, died this morning at Vaiola Hospital after he was found unconscious in his shop at Halaleva last night.
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Thursday 6 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Magistrate in Nuku’alofa is expected to decide on February 18 whether there is a case for committal to the Supreme Court against two Chinese nationals charged in relation to the forgery of Tongan passports. Police reported that the woman accused had tried to leave Tonga allegedly on a forged Tongan passport after they both entered on Chinese passports on October 11, 2013.
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Sunday 5 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Chinese warships arrived in Nuku'alofa on Friday, September 3 on a four-day courtesy call, highlighting a strengthening of diplomatic relations between Tonga and the People's Republic of China, in this first visit. Photos by Linny Folau
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Tuesday 22 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King George Tupou V returned to Tonga on Saturday, April 19 after making a seven days state visit to China to reaffirm and strengthen the foreign relations between the two countries.
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Friday 28 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese Ambassador to Tonga, his excellency Mr Hu Yeshun handed over 20 new motorbikes and 20 new cars to Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Dr Viliami Tangi this afternoon.
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Wednesday 23 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the increasing closer relations between China and Tonga, the traditional Chinese culture is becoming more appealing to people in the kingdom. This is the very reason for Chinese Embassy to be invited to give a lecture on Chinese culture and customs in Queen Salote College on May 18, 2007.
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Tuesday 22 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $5 million aid grant announced by Chinese President Hu Jintao, to mark the first official visit to China by the Tongan Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele last month, was officially signed in Nuku'alofa yesterday.
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Wednesday 22 November 2006
Auckland, New Zealand
Local Chinese communities were targeted by Tongan mob during their violent protest for democracy. With that kind of ill-disciplined behavior shown by those Tongans they have a long way to earn any respect or adhere to rules of law. They try to portray themselves as friendly and peace loving people when try attract tourists and donation from other people but few people know the violent ill-disciplined nature of Tongan who attacked Chinese in Tonga.
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Thursday 23 March 2006
Kolofo'ou, Tonga
'Olive Ramanlal has good reasons to be alarmed by the presence of the Secretary of the Human Rights and Democracy Movement in Tonga, Mr. 'Akilisi Pohiva with two cameramen, outside her gate. In the late 1990's and in 2000, particularly during the seizure of the Chaudhury Government in Fiji, Mr. Pohiva pointed to the unrest there and talked up the threat posed by Asian immigrants here. - Electricity Consumer
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Sunday 12 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua. Events in Tonga over the past few weeks, have left vacuums in our midst and are reshaping the entities that had the power to influence our lives, our way of thinking, and our style of government.
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Monday 24 October 2005
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The offer by China of an annual contribution of USD$100,000 to the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) during the next five years 2006-10, finalised the regional organisation's decision to reject Taiwan's application for a membership with SPTO. by Pesi Fonua
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Tuesday 8 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese community in Tongatapu last night celebrated not only their traditional Chinese Lunar New Year but also the beginning of the Chinese Spring Festival of the Year of the Rooster.
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