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Monday 9 July 2018

Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga's Speaker of the House, Lord Fakafanua, is joining more than 60 parliamentarians from Australia and Pacific at a Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference held in Wellington this week.
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Monday 11 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Office furniture worth $110,000 pa’anga for Tonga's Legislative Assembly was donated by the New Zealand Government on June 6, as part of the Cyclone Gita recovery efforts.
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Wednesday 30 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition to Parliament calling for an investigation of seven Cabinet Ministers, including the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva, for allegedly breaching the Constitution of Tonga, was submitted to the Speaker today Wednesday, May 30. A copy of the petition with 3330 signatures was also delivered to the King for his information.
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Wednesday 14 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI has appointed three Nobles of the Realm to close Parliament tomorrow, 15 March. The appointments were announced today by the Speaker of the Tongan Parliament, Lord Fakafanua.
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Tuesday 6 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After a rush by the Tonga Government to hold a parliament session yesterday 5 March in order to address the urgent needs of the country, it was decided that Parliament will have a two-day break as the Kingdom receives New Zealand’s Prime Minister Hon. Jacinda Ardern who arrives tonight for a one-day visit. Parliament will resume on Thursday 8 March.
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Monday 19 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Parliament will reconvene on Monday 5 March at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre, Lord Fakafanua, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly announced on Friday, 16 February.
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Thursday 11 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva did not attend the opening of the Tongan Parliament 2018 session, this morning, 11 January and no mention of his absence was made, in what was called a "Huufi Fakalotofale 'o e Fale Alea 'o Tonga" or "in-house" session. The MPs will take their oath of office on a later day to be announced.
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Thursday 31 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new independent Tongan based think tank, named the Royal Oceania Institute (ROI) was launched today, Thursday 31 March in Nuku’alofa, and aims to advance fact-based research, analysis and foster open dialogue on topics relevant to the community.
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Monday 6 October 2014
Parliament Week

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first Parliament Week with a theme 'Our Parliament' opened today aimed at furthering the knowledge of the public, including students, on how parliament works and the role it plays in governing the country.
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Monday 16 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mo'ale Finau, the No. 12 People's Representative for Ha'apai was ordered out of parliament this morning,16 June by the Speaker, Lord Fakafanua. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 27 March 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese State leader, Mr Wang Jiarui and a delegation arrived in Tonga this morning, 27 March on a two-days goodwill visit.
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Thursday 13 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first Practice Parliament for Women will be held on April 10-11 hosted by the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 7 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Democracy is founded on the participation of all members of society, both men and women, and this concept is at the core of a modern parliament, said Brigitte Filion, a spokesperson from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) at a two day Pacific Parliamentary Partnerships Meeting that opened today, November 7, in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 23 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A special program to mark the International Peace Day was held in Nuku'alofa on Saturday, September 21 under a theme ‘Education for Peace’. Church leaders, parliamentarians, students, youth groups and non-government organizations came together, starting the day with a peace march. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 22 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Parliament has over-spent its budget by 7% and it could not afford to pay its staff who had worked overtime, the Speaker, Lord Fakafanua told the House before it closed its three-days special session on Tuesday evening, 12 March.
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Thursday 6 December 2012
Beijing, China
A grant of RMB$500,000 was pledged to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga during an official Parliamentary visit to the People's Republic of China from October 28 to 3 November, when the MPs also learned about poverty alleviation initiatives and rural development in China's least-developed provinces
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Monday 29 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A seven-member Tonga Parliamentary Delegation led by the Speaker of the Tonga Legislative Assembly Lord Fakafanua, is currently visiting China.
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