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Friday 31 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva is leading Tonga’s delegation to the 49th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting held in Nauru from September 3-6.
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Tuesday 7 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva has requested the Japanese Government for assistance to extend Fua’amotu International Airport's runway by 400 metres, estimated at to cost around $40 million pa’anga.
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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 9 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva remains in the Intensive Care Unit of Vaiola Hospital, where he is being treated for a what is understood to be a temporary ailment acquired last week. Medical authorities said his condition was stable this morning.
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Wednesday 4 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States Peace Corps marked its 50th anniversary of service in Tonga, on October 2 with the unveiling of a plaque by Princess Pilolevu Tuita and parade in Nuku’alofa.
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Sunday 6 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When confronted with revelations in the 2015-16 Annual Report of the Auditor General of unpaid debts, unrecorded assets, improper record of revenues and even separate bank accounts of government ministries, the Tongan Parliament was thrown into turmoil when it resumed its 2017-18 session on 1 August. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 14 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English will visit Tonga for the first time on June 15-17, during his 2017 Pacific Mission tour.
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Tuesday 16 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga has purchased the Vava’u Market from Pacific Property Ltd. for a total of $3.335 million pa'anga (CT inclusive), made out in a combination of cash payment and tax credits.
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Monday 15 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva has, in an abrupt turnaround, said in a radio interview today that Tonga will not host the Pacific Games 2019. His statement comes just days after confirming last week that the games were on.
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Thursday 2 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Carl Sanft has become the Honorary Consul-General of Switzerland to the Kingdom of Tonga.
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Friday 3 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva was received by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Lord Tu’ivakano yesterday, Thursday, February 2, the Chief Clerk stated today.
Friday 14 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new Minister for Internal Affairs has been named as Hon Penisimani Fifita, Tongatapu’s No.9 People’s Representative to Parliament, effective today, Friday October 14.
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Wednesday 5 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petitioners who are concerned with the leadership of Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva as Minister for Education and Training, this morning presented a petition to the Speaker of the House Lord Tu’ivakano from a Working Committee of educators. They cite "maladministration, incompetency, destruction or embezzlement of government property" and creating "difficulties with another country".
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Friday 29 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The fact that Tonga is known to be involved in illegal sales of the Tongan national identity is mind-boggling. Yesterday New Zealand’s Prime Minister urged Tonga’s Prime Minister to do something about it. So what is going on?
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Wednesday 27 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will meet New Zealand's Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key on Thursday 28 July, during his first bilateral visit to New Zealand from July 27-30.
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Friday 15 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new $1.5 million pa’anga barracks for women recruits at the Tonga Police College in Longolongo was opened by the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva today 15 April.
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Wednesday 30 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ponapate Taunisila is the new Acting CEO for Education and Training starting from today, Wednesday 30 March, appointed by the Minister for Education, PM Hon ’Akilisi Pohiva.
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Wednesday 28 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ko e faito’o ‘a e Pule’anga ke solova ‘aki ‘a e ngaue pango ‘a Lavulavu: ‘Uluakii - Pehee ‘e he Palemiaa ke tohi tangi mai ‘a e kakaii ki he Tama Tu’ii ke fai ha fili fo’ou; Uaa – Pehe ‘e Minisita Eke ke fai ha tohi tangi ki Falealea ke toe fai ha hopo fo’ou.
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Tuesday 20 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A letter of petition signed by over 900 people - calling on King Tupou VI to revoke the appointment of Tonga’s Minister of Education, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, was submitted to the King at the Palace Office this morning, Tuesday 20 October 2015. Photos by Caroline Manu Moli
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Monday 21 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva and the Public Service Association won their appeal against an initial court order to pay $20,000 each of security costs before their civil action against Tongasat can proceed.
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