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Friday 4 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ha'apai Group recorded record rainfall for the month of December when almost half a year’s worth of rain fell in one month, opening up a sinkhole on Holopeka Road, Lifuka.
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Thursday 11 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The weekday morning traffic congestion into Nuku’alofa may soon ease with the piloting of a two lane, one-way route along Vaha’akolo Road, from the Tofoa intersection to the roundabout at the Longolongo Police Training School.
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Tuesday 7 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ringo Fa’oliu has returned as the new CEO for the Ministry of Infrastructure for four-years, starting on August 6.
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Tuesday 7 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the Minister of Justice, Hon. Vuna Fa’otusia told the Tongan Parliament today that government ministries did not break any law, by employing daily paid labourers for 10 to 20 years without a working contract, the Speaker reminded the House that Tonga is the "Friendly Islands". From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 15 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new domestic air service of the Tonga Airways that was scheduled to start next week has been cancelled after it failed to win Ministerial approval, Samiu Vaipulu, Chairman of the Tonga Airways confirmed this afternoon, 15 December.
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Thursday 22 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Government is investing to improve aviation safety in eight Pacific Countries, including Tonga. Land users around airports are urged to attend consultations to be carried out before a national project commences in October 2016 focusing on Fua'amotu Airport (Tongatapu), Lupepau'u Airport (Vava'u), Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Airport (Ha'apai) and Kuini Mata'aho Airport (Niuatoputapu). Satellite technology will be used to develop new flight approaches, which will improve the ability of aircraft to land safely.
Tuesday 9 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's grounded MA60 aircraft is expected to resume its domestic air service this week, operated by Real Tonga, Tevita Palu, the airline’s CEO told Matangi Tonga yesterday, 8 August. However, it is still not clear whether or not the aircraft has been certified by an internationally recognized certification authority.
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Friday 2 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An additional US$4 million funding has been approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors to improve and strengthen Tonga's transport sector.
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Wednesday 19 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 200m foreshore that extends along the coastal area in Pangai, on Lifuka Island in Ha‘apai, is expected to be completed within six to 12 months, replacing the existing foreshore that has been wrecked over the years by natural disasters.
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Tuesday 19 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a surprise announcement today Tonga's government revealed that it is shifting its Tourism Division away from the Ministry of Labour, Commerce, and Tourism and placing it under the Ministry of Infrastructure from June 1.
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Thursday 6 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Severe flooding in low-lying areas of Nuku'alofa, and the stagnation of flood and waste waters in homes and schools is expected to ease in some areas following the completion in December of a five-year multi-million Integrated Urban Development Sector Project that includes developing roads and rehabilitating the drainage system in the capital.
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