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Wednesday 16 May 2007
Nuku'aofa, Tonga
As a result of the continuing monitoring of the security situation in the country, Government has extended the period for the state of emergency, but with some changes to the associated regulations.
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Thursday 15 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three months after the Nuku'alofa Central Business District was destroyed by a mob on November 16, 2006, very little reconstruction work has begun. Photos by Linny Folau
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Friday 12 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan police have taken into custody two people who have been charged with sedition and other charges relating to the destruction of the Nuku'alofa Business District on November 16.
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Monday 8 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After 53 days of living under the Emergency Powers Act, whereby the Tonga Police Force and the Tonga Defence Services were empowered by Cabinet to use "necessary force" for the purpose of preserving public order and securing the public safety, people are questioning the extent of the powers and wondering how long they will be allowed to remain in force.
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Thursday 7 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa tourism operators this afternoon agreed to form a Special Task Force to make plans on how the tourism industry can move forward following the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business centre on November 16.
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Friday 24 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga Joyce Mafi announced that as of today, November 23, all travellers departing the Kingdom of Tonga are allowed to take out of the country local and foreign currency notes, of not more than TOP$10,000, or its equivalent.
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