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Wednesday 4 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Independent think tank, the Royal Oceania Institute (ROI), announced 10 new board members on 3 March.
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Tuesday 18 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Tongan government will stretch out its closure of parliament up to eight months. At the request of the Prime Minister, the sitting of the Legislative Assembly has been adjourned to May, Parliament's Office said in a statement today.
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Thursday 7 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Youth Parliament will be held from December 10-12, to encourage youth participation in the political process.
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Monday 12 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day Tonga Youth Parliament started today, November 12 under a theme “Our Parliament-Bringing Parliament to You” at the main Chamber of the Legislative Assembly.
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Monday 5 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s 2017-18 Parliament was scheduled to end on 31 October 2018, but the session has continued into November because of difficulties the House faces in processing a Petition signed by 3,330 people calling for the Impeachment of the Prime Minister and six Cabinet Ministers. Now, the Speaker, Lord Fakafanua, in a sitting scheduled for 7:00pm tomorrow evening (Tuesday November 6), is expected to announce what parliament is going to do. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 17 October 2018

Nuku'alofa Tonga
It will cost around $45,000 pa‘anga for the Tongan Parliament to send a delegation of six people, including the Speaker Lord Fakafanua, “to show Parliament’s unwavering support for Mate Ma’a Tonga” on Saturday. But the Clerk of the House said the figure had yet to be finalised as some MPs who are overseas might join the delegation in Auckland.
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Thursday 4 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Parliament closed today, at the end this week’s sitting, without making a definite response to some of the sensitive issues that were raised by members. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 28 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Youth Parliament will be held from November 12-14 and, in preparation, a public awareness program will be launched on October 1 by the Tonga Legislative Assembly, at the Tonga National Centre.
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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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