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Friday 6 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano received a cheque of NZ$1.5 million in budget support from the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O’Neil on September 5, in the Marshall Islands.
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Monday 5 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chief executive officers, cabinet secretaries and leading administrators from Commonwealth Pacific member states are meeting in Nuku’alofa this week to come up with an agreed plan of action on how to better support the political and administration environment at the centre of Government.
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Tuesday 23 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Premier of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang pledged that China would advance the development of relations between China and Tonga, when he met the Tongan Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano at the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing yesterday, 22 July. Lord Tu'ivakano told the premier that Tonga attached great importance to developing relations with China.
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Friday 21 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Major renovations to Tongatapu's most needy schools, including Afa, Lapaha, Malapo and 'Atele Government Primary Schools were completed during the 10 days Pacific Partnership 2013 led by the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy which concluded its mission today, June 21. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 20 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten days of medical and civic assistance to Tonga that concludes on Friday, June 21, under the Pacific Partnership 2013 organized by the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy, has involved personnel from over ten countries working together under the humanitarian assistance programme. A reception attended by HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u last night, June 19, was hosted by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro who said he was appreciative of the United States efforts to lead and continue the multilateral exercise initiative. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
Nakolo, Tonga
Tonga's first 11kW wind turbine was switched on by the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, on June 14 at Nakolo in Tongatapu. The Tonga Power Ltd. project aims to prove the viability of wind generation in order to make a larger wind farm in the future.
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Friday 14 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A letter writer to the Kele'a and the newspaper, along with its publisher and editor, were ordered to pay a total of $249,442 in damages and costs in a civil defamation case that was brought by the Tongan Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano and six Cabinet Ministers, including the Minister of Justice Hon. Clive Edwards.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten days of medical and civic assistance to Tonga under the Pacific Partnership Mission began on Tongatapu today, June 12 with the arrival of the USS Pearl Harbor bringing military personnel and civilians, including doctors and veterinarians.
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Monday 3 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano attended the inaugural Asia Pacific Energy Forum (APEF) 2013, held in Vladivostok, Russian Federation, from May 27-30, where Asian and Pacific energy representatives talked about energy security and its sustainable use in the region.
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A netball program to combat Non Communicable Diseases - the main public health challenge in Tonga was launched in Nuku'alofa on 22 May, and for a second year will hold a national netball tournament and community outreach programs to encourage a more active and healthier lifestyle for Tongans.
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Friday 17 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's upcoming high speed broadband capacity welcomed in Nuku'alofa this morning when the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano opened the Tonga National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day at the Queen Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa. Matangi Tonga Online is working at a booth in the Hall and as you are reading this article your location is shown as a dot on a world map.
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Thursday 16 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A plan to upgrade the Tonga campus of the University of the South Pacific was welcomed by Tonga's Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, when he opened the 76th Meeting of the USP Council in Nuku'alofa on May 15.
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Monday 6 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji will be welcomed to participate in the newly formed South Pacific Defence Ministers Meeting once Fiji holds a credible general election and returns to democratic rule, the Australian Defence Minister, Hon. Stephen Smith said in Tonga on May 2, after the regional ministers agreed to a higher level of military co-operation on regional security issues.
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Wednesday 1 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and New Zealand today signed a Tonga-NZ Visiting Forces Agreement that will allow members of the New Zealand Defence Force to stay temporarily in Tonga and increase joint operation with the Tonga Defence Services.
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Wednesday 1 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Nuku'alofa Magistrate has ruled there was no case to answer in accusations made against Tonga's Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano, the Minister of Justice Hon Clive Edwards, and a Tongan company Tongasat, headed by HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita, who appeared before the court last week.
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Sunday 14 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Fisheries Sector is to be exempted from the 15 percent Consumption Tax on sales, the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano told a gathering at Tu'imatamoana Wharf on Tuesday, 9 April.
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Friday 22 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has committed $2.95 million pa'anga for the installation of a micro-grid control system at the Maamai Mai Solar Farm and a 1 mega-watt photovoltaic generator at Vaini to help Tonga's Energy Road Map move forward.
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Thursday 21 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day Pacific Leaders Energy Summit started in Nuku'alofa today, with eight leaders sharing experiences, while coming up with models to develop the usage of renewable energy in the Pacific.
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Tuesday 5 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA launched the world's first Global Renewable Energy Atlas on 13 January at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate UAE, to coincide with the opening of IRENA's two-days Third Assembly 13-14 January. Tonga's Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano led a 9-members Tongan delegation.
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Monday 17 December 2012
Neiafu, Vava'u
HRH Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala opened a new Vaipua Bridge in Vava'u on Friday 14 December. The bridge was reconstructed with a T$10 million grant from China.
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