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Thursday 30 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building costing $200,000 pa'anga for the Government Primary School at Ha’alalo was commissioned by the Minister for Education and Training, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni and the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Tetsuya Ishii on Thursday 23 April.
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Tuesday 24 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All schools in Tonga will be shut down on Friday, March 27 for two weeks, as a precaution against the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonga currently has no confirmed cases.
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Thursday 19 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All secondary schools in Tonga will add an extra hour to their daily timetable to prepare for a possible school shutdown, amid the COVID-19 global outbreak, the Minister for Education and Training, Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni said today, 19 March. The Secondary Schools Inter-college Sports event due to be held in April has been postponed to November.
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Tuesday 18 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Green Climate Fund (GCF) Pacific Structured Dialogue attended by 140 regional delegates is being held in Nuku’alofa from July 18-21, to help Pacific countries access climate financing.
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Friday 23 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a new Tonga government office building, St George Palace at Pangai Si’i in the Central Business District was completed on 17 May, but no date has been confirmed for the opening.
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Monday 13 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On Commonwealth Day today, March 13, Queen Elizabeth II spoke of a peace-building Commonwealth and the importance of respect and "defending the dignity of every individual and community."
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Thursday 3 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of 22 United States Peace Corps volunteers were sworn-in today Thursday, November 3, at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel before they take up assignments teaching English in rural village schools in Tongatapu and the outer islands. U.S Ambassador to Tonga Judith Cefkin said that next year marks the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps in Tonga.
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Tuesday 1 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two keynote speakers at the opening of a National Dialogue on "Green Growth" today agreed that Tongans need to consider how they can balance economic development with care for their natural environment. They urged participants to turn discussions over the next few days into lasting action.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students at Tonga High School today, 16 May received donation of desktop computers, laptops and stationery from a Chinese delegation led by the Deputy Mayor of Dongguan, Guangdong Province in China.
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Saturday 2 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Initial reports have confirmed no casualties in Vava'u which has escaped major damage to infrastructure, apart from fallen trees due to Tropical Cyclone Ula. A state of emergency issued only for Vava’u and Ha’apai remains in force to be reviewed. While Tonga's climate experts say that a lack of moisture to drive the system prevented it from intensifying into a devastating Category 4 or 5 storm.
Friday 18 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Energy efficient lights and air conditioning units were today received by the Tonga government to help reduce the consumption of electricity.
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Tuesday 2 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Equipment worth $3.6 million pa’anga to assist Tonga's development efforts and improve disaster preparedness was handed over from Japan today, 2 June in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Island Telecommunications Association (PITA) 19th Annual General Meeting and Trade Show is being held in Nuku’alofa this week with more than 200 telecommunication experts and businesses attending from around the region.
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Monday 23 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ownership of the La’a Lahi Solar Farm in Neiafu was today transferred from the Government of Tonga to Tonga Power Ltd., a public enterprise in Nuku’alofa.
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