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Tuesday 13 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new building consisting of two classrooms was handed over to St Francis of Assisi Primary School from the Government of Japan on November 9 in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 13 November 2018

Tokyo, Japan
On his week-long tour of Asia, US Vice President Mike Pence has been promoting a vision of a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region, characterized by unimpeded trade flows, freedom of navigation, and respect for the rule of law, national sovereignty, and existing frontiers. The question is whether this vision of an Indo-Pacific free of “authoritarianism and aggression” is achievable. One country that seems willing to contribute to realizing this vision is Japan. By Brahma Chellaney
Tuesday 6 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Japan International and former student of Tonga College ‘Atele, Ata‘ata Moekiola, will debut for the Waikato Chiefs in the 2019 Super Rugby Season.
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Monday 22 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Radio Taiso, a popular Japanese radio exercise was introduced in Nuku'alofa last week by visiting "radio exercise" experts to promote healthy living.
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Thursday 13 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A men's dormitory building for students attending Montfort Technical Institute from the outer islands was commissioned on September 8, in Fangaloto.
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Monday 10 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building constructed by the Government of Japan for the students at Hofoa Government Primary School, was commissioned on Friday, September 7.
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Thursday 30 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three new buses were donated by the Government of Japan to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to promote sports and transport athletes to sports competitions and events. Present at the handover today was the Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, sporting a big lump on his forehead, after he was injured in a fall at the weekend.
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Thursday 23 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Showko Showfukutei provided a good laugh when she performed Rakugo, a Japanese traditional comedy with some modern characters, and ventriloquism, when visiting Tonga on August 14-17.
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Thursday 28 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan donated a Toyota Hiace Van to Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and National Planning yesterday Wednesday 27 June.
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Wednesday 27 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New classrooms will be constructed for Malia Tupu ‘i Makulata Primary School which was damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita, with USD$89,178 assistance from the Government of Japan. A building consisting of two classrooms and a bathroom facility will be constructed within six-months for around 170 students at the compound in Ma’ufanga.
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Friday 22 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide grant aid of more than $56 million pa’anga to fund the implementation of disaster early warning systems and disaster communications infrastructure in Tonga.
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Friday 18 May 2018

Tokyo, Japan
Partnership among Pacific Islanders - Towards a Prosperous, Free and Open Pacific: It was more than 20 years ago in 1997 when the leaders of Japan and the Pacific island countries first gathered in Tokyo to launch the first Japan-Pacific Island Leaders Meeting (PALM, then known as the Japan-South Pacific Forum Summit Meeting). Japan was among the first countries to establish a summit-level framework dedicated to forging stronger ties with Pacific island countries. - Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.
Thursday 12 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new ice machine system for fresh catch and water tanks were handed over to the people on ‘Uiha Island in Ha’apai from the Government of Japan, on October 5.
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Thursday 7 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Folaha residents celebrated having access to clean water thanks to a Japanese Government project that upgraded their deteriorating water supply system, with the installation of a new solar power water pump unit set, a new tank stand, a new water tank and fence around the solar and pump house systems.
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Thursday 17 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four Tongan public servants are in Japan on scholarships this month, organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as part of the Pacific Leader’s Educational Assistance for Development of State (Pacific-LEADS Program), funded by the Japan Government.
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Tuesday 8 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Emergency response equipment valued at $3 million pa’anga will help Tonga to be better prepared for disasters. Donated by the Government of Japan, the equipment was handed over to Tonga’s National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) yesterday, 7 August 2017.
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Tuesday 8 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 25 people learned to make sushi rolls with Japanese Chef Mr Endo at the Tanoa International Hotel yesterday, 7 August 2017, as part of an initiative of the Embassy of Japan to introduce Japanese food culture to Tonga.
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Thursday 20 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A private gift of around 5000 pairs of shoes from Japan are being distributed by the Tonga Red Cross this week to young students at various schools in Tongatapu.
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Monday 17 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Kodiak 100 seaplane owned by Setouchi Holdings Inc., demonstrated flights capable of both land and sea landings in Vava’u and the two Niuas last week, on the invitation of the Governor of Vava'u, Lord Fulivai.
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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Vava'u, Tonga
The completion of a Solar Electrification project in Vava’u and Ha’apai, was celebrated on Monday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the village of Koloa in Vava’u. The project has seen the installation of solar powered water pumps and deep freezers in remote communities in Ha’apai and Vava’u. The project’s aim is to establish the use of renewable energy powered facilities.
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