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Tuesday 25 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is struggling to take full control of the harvesting and the exporting of its Bech-de-mer (sea cucumber) resources to reap its fair share of foreign currency earnings from its export. The CEO for the Ministry of Fisheries, Dr Tu‘ikolongahau Halafihi said public consultations on harvesting and exporting had been ongoing since a moratorium was imposed in 2015 but the consultations were not finished before the moratorium was lifted. By Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 14 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of Ualeni Pomana (20) was discovered on Saturday morning, July 11 near Nukunukumotu Island, after he went missing for four-days at sea in Tongatapu.
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Monday 9 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese resident Gao Jian is on trial for charges of illegally possessing under-sized Sea Cucumber (Loli) during the closed season in accordance to Fishery regulations.
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Tuesday 29 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s bêche-de-mer resources are currently overexploited, Tonga's Minister of Agriculture and Food, Forests and Fisheries Hon. Semisi Fakahau said in opening a Regional Technical Beche-de-mer meeting in Nuku'alofa today. Overexploitation of the resource is evident in many countries.
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Friday 26 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old man had drowned yesterday, Thursday October 25 after his leg apparently got tangled in a nylon line that he used while diving for sea cucumber, on the northern coast of 'Atata Island.
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