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Results for Government of Tonga

Wednesday 25 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A civil suit filed by the Pacific Games Council and Tonga Sports Association National Olympic Committee against the Tongan Government will be mentioned on August 3, at the Supreme Court.
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Wednesday 4 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Civil proceedings alleging unlawful payment of around USD$25.4 million to Tongasat by the Government of Tonga in 2011 for the use of its orbital slots by a Chinese company, are now awaiting judgment. Lord Chief Justice O. G. Paulsen who presided over the the week-long proceedings which, started on June 19, has not yet confirmed a date to deliver his judgment.
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Tuesday 26 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three agreements worth NZ$8 million were signed between New Zealand and Tonga to strengthen Tonga’s education and justice systems, and public sector management through policy reform.
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Tuesday 19 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A civil proceeding alleging unlawful payment of around USD$25.4 million to Tongasat by the Government of Tonga in 2011 for the use of its orbital slots by a Chinese company, is being heard at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa this week. Three successive Tongan Prime Ministers will be called to give evidence.
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Friday 25 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A civil action, filed by a couple who allege false representations were made that they would be granted a lease of a beach in Vava'u for tourism purposes, will be defended by the Governor of Vava'u and the Government of Tonga, after a judgment by default was set aside last week.
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Thursday 24 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Games Council and Tonga Sports Association National Olympic Committee have filed a civil suit against the Tonga government for breach of contract when they withdrew from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games.
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Tuesday 1 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Land Court has ruled for the Kingdom of Tonga (Government) to pay $99,716 pa’anga to Siosifa Mosa'ati Uhi in compensation for overburden soil unlawfully removed from his tax allotment in Fua'amotu.
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Sunday 3 September 2017
Parliament House

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The dissolution of the Tongan Parliament by HM King Tupou VI on August 24 is a wake up call for Tongans to return their focus to Tonga's modern democratisation process. Since a move to speed up the democratic reform process was initiated in 2010, social and political progress has faltered in an increasingly unsettled and disruptive political environment. By Pesi Fonua
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Monday 14 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Cabinet Ministers have given themselves a 5% pay increase, according to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office on August 11. The increase has not been extended to civil servants. By Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 24 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Climate Change Trust Fund aimed at financing small climate change resilience projects in Tonga and supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Tonga was launched today.
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Friday 3 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A US court in Hawaii has found that Dean Jay Fletcher, an American citizen charged with the murder of his wife in Tonga, is extraditable for each of the offences in which the Government of Tonga had applied for his return to Tonga.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight Tongan law students stranded in Vanuatu are appealing for assistance from the Government of Tonga since their living condition at the campus has worsened with no clean drinking water in the aftermath of Super Cyclone Pam.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A seven-member jury has been discharged in a civil trial which has been held for over a week at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, regarding claims brought by the former Attorney General John Cauchi against the Government of Tonga. The case has been adjourned to January 2014.
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Friday 12 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court in Nuku‘alofa will hear three Causes of Action filed by John Cauchi, against the Government of Tonga on November 19-21, 2013. Cauchi, Tonga’s former Attorney General, is claiming over AUD$500,000 in special damages and relief.
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six years ago on November 16, 2006 the heart of Nuku'alofa's Central Business District was destroyed by rioters but today a new town of commercial buildings, a wharf and roads was handed over to the Government of Tonga.
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Monday 6 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China will this month officially handover the Nuku'alofa Central Business District Project, financed with a TOP$118 million loan to the Government of Tonga.
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Friday 25 May 2007
Brussels, Belgium
The Tongan Delegation to the ACP Council of Ministers Meeting in Brussels, led by the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Authorizing Officer for the European Development Fund (EDF) to Tonga, the Hon. S Tu'a Taumoepeau Tupou, after meeting with the EU Head of the Pacific Division in Brussels, Mr. Valeriano Diaz and staff from the EU Pacific Division, confirmed the re-commitments of a total of Euro 6.1 million, equivalent to about T$16.8 million from the European Development Funds (EDF) towards the followings;
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