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Monday 1 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer ranks as one of the top 20 causes of death in Tonga and the rate is higher here than in the developed countries because women are leaving it too late to come forward for detection and treatment, speakers at the launch of "Pink October" for public awareness said this morning. A Vaiola Hospital surgeon Dr Saia Piukala called for traditional and religious healers and all Tongans to become involved in the talanoa on breast cancer in order to save more lives. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 26 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School and 'Atenisi Institute were the winners of the Youth in Business Challenge 2012 during a Final Awards ceremony at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, on Tuesday September 25.
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Thursday 20 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In committing just over TOP$1 million pa'anga from the Government of Japan to fund community projects including the upgrade of water supply systems in four villages in Tongatapu and the construction of new classrooms for Vava'u Side School, the Ambassador of Japan to Tonga urged the recipients "to manage the facilities and equipment properly so they can last as long as our long-standing friendship."
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Thursday 6 September 2012
Tatakamotonga, Tonga
Tatakamotonga celebrated the opening of the Mata'aho Hall Women's Training Centre at on Wednesday September 5, after renovations were completed and training equipment provided in a joint collaboration between the Governments of Japan and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua.
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Tuesday 24 April 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 24 April 2012. Two Tongan grandmothers who attended India's Barefoot College last year, have returned home with new skills ready to start installing new solar panels to provide electricity in under-privileged homes in their swampland community of 'Isileli. FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 24 April 2012.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Burscough, England
I am writing to you to see if your school would be interested in twinning with my school as part of the “Olympic Spirit” in preparation for the upcoming Olympics. I thought it would be great for our children to see where the athletes have come from and learn about their culture and lives. - Dave Rogers, Burscough Priory Science College.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Japan has provided $298,376 pa'anga assistance to upgrade classrooms and toilet facilities at three Government Primary Schools in Tongatapu and 'Eua.
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Monday 6 February 2012
San Francisco, USA
'Oku 'oatu heni 'a 'eku kole ki he Falealea 'o Tonga ke mou kataki mu'a 'o toe fakakaukau'i ange 'a e fokotu'u 'a e Minisita Ako ke kamata ha silapa fo'ou ke ako'i 'aki 'a e lea faka-Tonga pea mo e lea faka-Pilitania ki ngaahi ako kotoa 'o e 'otu Tonga. - Siosaia Fatani
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Saturday 5 November 2011
Neiafu, Vava'u
Vaitai Havea (16) is the 2011 dux of the Saineha High School, Vava'u, announced during the school's annual prize-giving ceremony on October 30.
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Saturday 5 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's Pacific Prevention of Domestic Violence Programme (PPDVP) on November 7 is bringing a group of eight rugby representatives to Tonga for a week, where they will visit schools and community groups, promoting the slogan, "Break the Silence, End the Violence".
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Friday 9 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prince Regent Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho attended Tupou College's Annual Singing competition held on September 8 at Toloa in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 3 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has so much to be proud of in its education system, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia HE Ms Quentin Bryce said in visiting the Nuku'alofa Government Primary School on August 2.
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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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Sunday 1 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty two Tongans students graduated from the Laidlaw Theological College, Auckland, New Zealand on 9 April 2011.
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Sunday 20 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A grant assistance of over half a million pa'anga was signed by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Yasuo Takase, and representatives from three Technical Institutes in Nuku'alofa on March 17.
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Tuesday 14 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Queen Salote College's annual bazaar held on Saturday September 11 collected over $55,000 pa'anga after attracting crowds eager to buy the quality handicrafts made by the students.
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Friday 4 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A program offered by the Women and Children Crisis Centre to empower Inspiring Young Women Leaders was launched at the WCCC office at Fanga on May 31.
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Friday 30 October 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An established Japanese artist, Ms Anri Kambe who exhibited some of her works in Sydney on October 2008 is now an art teacher at the 'Ahopanilolo Technical College.
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Thursday 18 June 2009
Boston,USA
Sione Posesi Bloomfield (35), graduated with a Masters Degree from Harvard University at the school's annual graduation day on June 4.
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Wednesday 17 June 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrating the 75th birthday of Professor 'Ilaisa Futa 'i Ha'angana Helu and and his life and work, six overseas academics, including one Tongan, were inducted as Fellows of the 'Atenisi University in a special ceremony attended by the Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele, on June 16.
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