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Wednesday 5 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new program under the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls was launched in Tonga by Australia’s third Ambassador for Women and Girls, Hon Dr Sharman Stone on December 5.
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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned a newly renovated Likamonu Hospital on the northernmost part of Tonga today. The hospital was damaged in a devastating tsunami in 2009.
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Tuesday 4 September 2018

Yaren, Nauru
The mobilization of $5.3 million pa’anga (EUR 2 million) was endorsed by the European Union on September 4 in Nauru to support Tonga's recovery efforts, after the severe damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Gita in February this year.
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Thursday 31 May 2018

London, United Kingdom
It has been nearly two years since the United Kingdom narrowly voted in favor of leaving the European Union. As the march toward Brexit – formally set for the end of next March – proceeds, fundamental questions about the nature of the future UK-EU relationship remain unanswered. As the reality of Brexit sinks in, members of Britain’s cabinet and leading Brexiteers have turned on one another, while attempting to cast blame on everyone but themselves. The UK must plunge ahead, they insist, because that was “the will of the people," while they prepare their excuses for the impending debacle. By Chris Patten.
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Asian Development Bank has approved a $2.75 million loan and a $2.25 million grant to help Tonga strengthen it’s long-term economic growth prospects, while supporting and developing its capacity to respond to external economic shocks.
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Monday 12 September 2016
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
The interests of Pacific Members must be at the heart of discussions when looking at how they could influence an effective future engagement through the ACP with the EU, said Dame Meg Taylor, the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, at a Pacific Forum Secretariat meeting on 8 September 2016 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
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Thursday 9 June 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
Donors have committed over NZD$1 billion for sustainable energy projects in the Pacific after a Pacific Energy Conference completed in Auckland on 7 June.
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Tuesday 24 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan citizens will now benefit with a short-stay visa free travel to European Countries (EU) after a Schengen Visa Waiver Agreement was signed on 20 November in Brussels.
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Tuesday 13 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union has released a grant of $8.718 million pa’anga to assist Government’s revised Tonga Energy Road Map (TERM).
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Monday 20 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After 11 years of Pacific ACP countries negotiating for an Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union, Pacific Trade and Fisheries ministers last week in Fiji in frustration called for a political dialogue with the EU to conclude the trade negotiation this year.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A call for proposals for a European Development Fund grant of $162,000 (EUR) available for private sector and civil society projects in Tonga focused on trade, public finance management, energy and gender policies development, was launched on Thursday 14 May.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union today committed a $2.3 million pa’anga grant to boost the restoration of the power network damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai over a year ago.
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Wednesday 12 November 2014
Crown Prince

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto‘a ‘Ulukalala today officially opened Nishi Trading’s new Pack House, an international standard food processing and manufacturing facility at ‘Utulau in Tongatapu. The Crown Prince also opened a training facility for farmers on the site.
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Friday 5 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Helen Penitani Sitani was awarded a scholarship in culinary to study at the Auckland University of Technology in Nadi last week.
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Friday 28 March 2014
Nadi, Fiji
Fiji is a lap ahead of Tonga when it comes to export initiative. A Fijian business was able to successfully secure an export of 13 tonnes of frozen vegetables, fruits, root crops and fish for the United States last week.
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Friday 7 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Commission last week has announced that free-visa travel will soon be granted for nationals from 19 third-world countries, including ten Pacific Island countries.
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Thursday 7 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister for Labour, Commerce and Industries Hon 'Isileli Pulu will attend the 95th Session of the ACP Council of Ministers and 37th Session of the Joint ACP-EU Council of Ministers Meetings, on June 11-15 in Vanuatu.
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Saturday 19 January 2008
London, UK
The World Bank was under strong pressure last night to follow the lead of the EU and other donors to threaten aid to Kenya until the crisis over President Mwai Kibaki's disputed election is resolved.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The current economic reform, in preparation for when Tonga becomes a member of the World Trade Organisation, and the hype that this could pull the economy out from its state of stagnation, is the wishful thinking of many people. But the big question remains: are we ready to exploit our WTO membership, or is it going to be just like the other Free Trade Agreements we have signed with other countries, where it will enable us to import more from our partners but export less? From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The ultimate purpose of the flurry of trade talks in recent years is to prepare Tonga for becoming a member of the World Trade Organisation, when it will introduce free trade and zero tariffs between Tonga and the 136 member states of the WTO. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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