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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.
Wednesday 24 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An upgraded water supply system for people in the western Hihifo District was handed over to Prince Ata on February 23. The project was financed by the Government of Japan.
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Friday 22 January 2021

Nuku'alofa,Tonga
Two projects to improve the Tonga Fire and Emergency Services and the Healthy system, will be funded by Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects, after grant contracts were signed on January 22 in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 4 January 2021

Kyoto, Japan
Rugby player, Siale Pasa, who by chance was captivated by traditional Japanese gardening, has made a career out of landscaping beautiful gardens, “I found it more fascinating than rugby,” he said after becoming the first Tongan to be certified by the Japan Landscape Contractors Association.
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Friday 6 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A soroban team from primary schools on the eastern district of Tongatapu won the 2020 Tonga National Soroban competition on November 5, in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 12 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new community hall was handed over on Friday, October 9 in Angaha, ‘Eua. It was a joint collaboration funded by the people of Japan and also by the Tonga Government, the 'Eua community, IFAD and MORDI Tonga.
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Thursday 20 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Youngsters from Tokomololo Government Primary School won the western (Hihifo) district soroban competition today, the last one for Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 11 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some 150 young students from 13 primary schools competed today at the Tongatapu Central District soroban competition.
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