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Thursday 28 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A small speedboat boat gifted today by the Government of Japan will assist medical officials deliver COVID-19 vaccines and other critical health services, in the outer islands.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Health services in Tonga will be strengthened with new medical equipment, donated by Japan and handed over to Tonga on April 8.
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Tuesday 29 March 2022
cheer for Tonga

Tokyo, Japan
We are worried about the people of Tonga. We former JICA volunteers created a song to cheer up the Tongan people affected by the January 15 events, and posted it on You Tube. Similarly in Japan 11 years ago. It is said that many years are still needed to care for the victims’ minds and regain the lost daily life. I hope you introduce this to your readers. - Hiromichi Suzuki
Monday 28 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A range of emergency relief goods, including food, water, and equipment, donated by Japan have been received by the Tongan Government.
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Thursday 10 February 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Additional relief supplies from Japan arrived in Nuku'alofa on the OHSUMI defence ship yesterday, Feb. 9, to assist those affected by the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis. Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Munenaga said this was the first visit by a Japan Maritime Self-Defence ship to Tonga in our history.
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Friday 3 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five vehicles were donated to the Ministry of Health today by Japan, to help accelerate the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Tonga. Japanese Ambassador HE Kensaku Munenaga said the project is to support the important cold chain supply system.
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Wednesday 1 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 7,000 litre water tanker was handed over to the Tonga Fire and Emergency Services, donated from Japan, today, December 1. The Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr. Kensaku Munenaga said that in the aftermath of natural disasters, this water tanker will also deliver essential water sources to vulnerable people.
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Thursday 30 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building was commissioned on September 30 for Kolomotu'a Government Middle School, giving its young students additional space to learn.
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Wednesday 8 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three waste management vehicles gifted from the Government of Japan will be used by Waste Authority Ltd. to extend its services in Ha'apai, to collect garbage more efficiently in all villages from Lifuka to Foa.
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Friday 27 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 100 Tongan picture books printed on banana paper and 1,540 sorobans were gifted to the Ministry of Education and Training by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today, 27 August.
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Thursday 26 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A consignment of 36,800 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses, funded by Japan, and provided by COVAX, arrived in Tonga on an AIr New Zealand cargo flight last night, 25 August. "While I sincerely hope that Tonga could maintain its COVID-free society, after fully getting vaccinated, we will have to reconsider our border restrictions so that we could get along with other countries," said the Japanese ambassador to Tonga.
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Wednesday 28 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A US$2 million grant assistance to provide disaster management equipment to Tonga from the Government of Japan was committed today in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 22 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Noelani Day, who has spent most of her life swimming in the Pacific Ocean, is Tonga’s first homegrown swimmer representing the kingdom at her first Olympic Games in Tokyo. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 21 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An $11 million pa’anga Intensive Care Unit with five beds for critically ill patients with infectious diseases, including COVID-19, will be installed at Vaiola Hospital by March 2022. It will also facilitate remote telemedicine consultations with ICU specialist doctors and nurses in Japan, and ICU training.
Friday 11 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Youngsters from the Lapaha Government Middle School won the eastern district's soroban competition held on June 10, at Tatakamotonga in Tongatapu.
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Friday 21 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New medical equipment, including thermography cameras to improve Tonga's border control against COVID-19, was handed over to the Ministry of Health from the Government of Japan. “We also hope that Tonga could open the border even only a day sooner through our various assistances, including vaccinations,” he said.
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Monday 10 May 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New York Times reporting: Japan on Friday extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions until the end of May to contain a surge of coronavirus cases, casting further doubt on the country’s ability to safely host the Summer Olympics, which are scheduled to begin in 11 weeks. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made the announcement at a meeting of the government’s coronavirus task force, saying that the measures were necessary because infections remain at a “high level, mainly in large cities.”
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Friday 7 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-Toyota HIACE seater vehicle to transport disabled students was handed over to the Tonga Red Cross Society from the Government of Japan on Friday, May 7.
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Friday 9 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An upgraded water supply system for the people of Nukunuku was handed over on April 8 by Japan's Ambassador Designate, HE Mr Munenaga Kensaku..
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Monday 29 March 2021

Suva, Fiji
US$9 million was contributed by the Government of Japan to UNICEF to strengthen the vaccine cold chain and capacity to address the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic in 10 Pacific Islands, including Tonga.

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