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Monday 12 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four local companies who were suing their insurance company for cover over damage to their properties in the riots of 16 November 2006, ended their case today on the basis that no party paid costs. The plaintiffs were disappointed to pull out as the evidence in court about the riots favoured the defence position that the riots resulted from "a popular rising, people connected with an organisation the objects of which included influencing the government by violent means and terrorism."
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Monday 12 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister of Justice, Hon Clive Edwards told the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on Friday, November 9, that three businesses, associated with the Prime Minister, the monarchy and their business partners were targeted in violence in central Nuku'alofa on 16 November 2006.
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Thursday 18 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hope for the reconstruction of the Nuku'alofa Central Business District was given a boost this morning when the Prime Minister, Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele, told a meeting of displaced business people that materials for the reconstruction of the CBD would be exempted from certain taxes, and that all government leases in the area will be renewed for 99 years.
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Friday 12 January 2007
Kolomotu'a, Nuku'alofa
However, Mr. Kava went on to accuse the Pangai Si'i faifekaus of, in his own words, "encouraging disobedience to the mob". He called on the faifekaus to, "take themselves and their god to hell, for that is where they belong". And that's when I thought that Mr. Kava stepped out of line.
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