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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five diplomats are presenting their credentials in a formal ceremony to HM King Tupou VI at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa, during Diplomatic Week from 18 – 22 March, marking the beginning of the ambassadorships.
Monday 25 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s tense and conflicting politics were exposed when three petitions were presented to the HM King Tupou VI on 18 February, with a call to not only dissolve parliament, but also to establish a Royal Commission to investigate alleged wrong doings by government; and to appoint a caretaker government. Last week the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, responded by calling the petitions “trouble making”.
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Friday 25 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva raised laughter at an Australian function last night before proposing a toast to HM Queen Elizabeth II, when he said that he may need god's smile as another petition was being filed to the King to dissolve parliament.
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Tuesday 11 December 2018

Canberra, Australia
Tonga's King and Queen attended the graduation of the Crown Prince Tupouto'a-'Ulukalala at the Australian Command and Staff College, Canberra, on Friday.
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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The University of the South Pacific-Tonga campus welcomed HM King Tupou VI for the commissioning of their new Kukū Kaunaka Collection of academic theses by Tongan scholars, in a closed event on November 14. In a statement, USP said: “It was indeed a most humbling and significant event as Tonga USP staff marked the 50th anniversary of the USP service in the region and in Tonga.”
Tuesday 20 November 2018

Tonga is interested in upgrading its diplomatic presence in the Arabian Peninsula by establishing an embassy at Dubai, the United Arab Emirate, HE Saleh Ahmed Alsuwaidi the UAE ambassador to Tonga told a Press Conference at the Tanoa Hotel, Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 15 November.
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Tuesday 6 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ambassadors to Tonga are presenting their credentials to HM King Tupou VI at the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa this week during Diplomatic Week, 5-9 November.
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Tuesday 6 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Chinese President Xi Jinping have exchanged congratulatory messages on November 2 to mark two decades of diplomatic ties between their countries. The 20th anniversary of China and Tonga’s diplomatic ties was also celebrated on the same day at the Chinese Embassy in Nuku‘alofa.
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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned a newly renovated Likamonu Hospital on the northernmost part of Tonga today. The hospital was damaged in a devastating tsunami in 2009.
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Saturday 27 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u bid farewell to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa after mid-day yesterday, Friday, 26 October, at the end of a whirlwind visit. They posed for a fomal portrait on the seafront verandah of the Palace. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 26 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, appeared polished for a royal reception and private audience with King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u after making a quick change into evening clothes following their arrival in Tonga on a charter flight this afternoon. Megan dazzled in a perfect white, sleeveless gown and Prince Harry in a black tuxedo wore his miniature medals.
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Tuesday 9 October 2018

Dubai, UAE
King Tupou VI has visited the site of EXPO 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where Tonga will have its own pavilion in the “Opportunities Sector”.
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Thursday 27 September 2018

New York, USA
King Tupou VI told the United Nations yesterday that Tonga strongly believes it can achieve 50 percent renewable energy by its 2020 target. In his speech addressing the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the King also warned that climate change continues to pose significant security threats to island states.
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Monday 30 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the vibrant Tongatapu Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tourism Trade Show at Fungamanamo'ui Grounds on Saturday, July 28, concluding the national event for this year.
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Wednesday 25 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the 'Eua Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show 2018 on Wednesday, July 25, viewing displays of traditional food crops, fresh vegetables, seafood, and fine woven Tongan handicrafts and mats.
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Thursday 19 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show in Niuatoputapu on Wednesday, July 18.
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Tuesday 3 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess Lavinia-Mata-‘o Taone (66) was laid to rest on Saturday, June 30 at the Langi ko Huelo ‘o Hangai Tokelau in Tokomololo, Tongatapu.
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Friday 29 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess Lavinia-Mata-‘o Taone (66) will be laid to rest on Saturday, June 30 at the Langi ko Huelo ‘o Hangai Tokelau in Tokomololo.
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Wednesday 27 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ha’apai Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tourism Trade Show was opened by King Tupou VI in Pangai, Ha'apai on Saturday, June 23.
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Monday 11 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 59th birthday of HM King Tupou VI will be celebrated in Ha’apai next month. The King was born on 12 July, 1959.
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