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Tuesday 21 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man who is the head of community policing at Popua received a suspended sentence at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on May 17, after pleading guilty to three charges, including firing a .22 rifle to intimidate.
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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 44-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting her 47-year-old husband allegedly during a drunken argument early Sunday morning, October 21 at a home in Popua.
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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Much needed food supplies were today distributed to impoverished families in Popua, who were left living under tin sheds or damaged houses by Tropical Cyclone Gita last week.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A body of a man was found dead in a waterway next to Popua Park this afternoon, 5 September. Police are investigating the cause of death and his identity.
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Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nausaimone Kitekei’aho, a man in his 50s, who was convicted of possession of 3,800 grams illicit drug cannabis and bribery of a Tongan Police officer, will be sentenced on 31 August at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court. This was a case where the marijuana and photographs of it were lost by police - but neither the defence nor prosecution made much of it.
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Friday 12 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese will take over the running of Tonga in a few years time, Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told an incredulous Press Conference he called yesterday, 11 May at Popua. He was commenting on the low-productivity rate of Tongan workers, after he was asked why so few Tongans were employed by Chinese construction companies in Tonga. AUDIO FILE ADDED.
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Wednesday 24 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new community evacuation center constructed to withstand a category 5 tropical cyclone was opened on Tuesday, 23 February in Popua, one of the vulnerable low-lying communities in Tongatapu, under an adaption project.
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Monday 29 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was a miserable grey Christmas for the residents of Popua and Fangaloto areas of eastern Nuku'alofa, when they woke up on Christmas morning in a choking cloud of smoke.
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