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Wednesday 31 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The names of Tonga's new Cabinet Ministers were released by the interim Chief Secretary to Cabinet, 'Aholotu Palu after mid-day today, following the acceptance by King Tupou VI of the nominees submitted by the Prime MInister elect 'Akilisi Pohiva yesterday.
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Wednesday 27 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A lawsuit filed by Tongan MP Sione Taione against the Tongan government, accusing it of unlawfully making payments to three nobles, was rejected by the Supreme Court on Friday 22 August.
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Friday 27 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Communications Corporation has paid a dividend of $839,987 Pa‘anga to the Ministry of Public Enterprise, the majority shareholder of the company.
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Tuesday 1 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tanoa Hotel Group of Fiji has pulled out from its proposed take over of the International Dateline Hotel, Tatafu Moeaki, the CEO for the Ministry of Finance and National Planning told the Tonga Chamber of Commerce yesterday, March 31.
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Thursday 13 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government is offering for sale 40% of its shares in the Tonga Development Bank.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Wellington, New Zealand
Tear Fund New Zealand is urging the Tongan government to formally ask for international help following Tropical Cyclone Ian before it is too late to get assistance.
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Wednesday 8 January 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga.
Tonga’s Cabinet this afternoon supported the Prime Minister’s call for the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Hon. Lisiate ‘Akolo - who is refusing to stand down, after commenting on radio recently about a 5% salary rise for civil servants.
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Thursday 5 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
During its first year of operation Tonga's new National Retirement Benefits Fund collected over $6.15 million pa‘anga from its membership of 4,304 employees and 308 employers, and may expect to double its membership in the future as more businesses join the statutory fund, whose administration has been supported by donor funding.
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Thursday 21 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet Busby Kautoke told the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa this afternoon, that he was not aware of any move by government to force John Cauchi to resign from his Attorney General position in 2010.
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Wednesday 20 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s former Attorney General John Cauchi accepted that the Government of Tonga had created circumstances that forced him to resign, which was the basis of his evidence in chief given at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa, on Wednesday November 20.
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day civil jury trial to hear claims brought by John Cauchi, Tonga’s former Attorney General, against the Government of Tonga began at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on November 19.
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Monday 11 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government's refusal to bring an international aviation authority to certify the MA60 aircraft gifted by China, has strained Tonga’s relationship with New Zealand during the past three months.
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Friday 8 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa will this month hear three Causes of Action filed by John Cauchi, Tonga’s former Attorney General who is claiming over AUD$500,000 in special damages and relief against the Government of Tonga.
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Thursday 7 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has handed over a lease of the 'Ahononou Quarry in Tongatapu to Sekitofa Malupo, who owns the Petani Quarry, 'Eua.
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Monday 14 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga needs leadership to develop its economy - leadership with a vision to free itself from relying on aid donors to prop-up its struggling economy. Editor's Comment by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 11 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga announced its financial contribution of $400,000 Pa’anga to support Tonga's national sports teams for coming international competitions.
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Friday 27 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Asian Development Bank ADB is providing a USD$4.5 million grant to finance Tonga's efforts to achieve fiscal stability and to improve its long-term economic growth prospects.
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Wednesday 11 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's government places a top priority on developing solar power in Tongatapu, along with outer islands renewable energy projects, in its new blueprint for infrastructure development over the next five years.
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Thursday 22 August 2013
USA
In my view, it is unfortunate that the Deputy PM Mr. Samiu Vaipulu lashed out strongly at the NZ government.... In my view, these undiplomatic threatening tones are unnecessary and unproductive. Remember Tongan Government, there is an old saying, "don't bite the hand that feeds you". – Meteliko Tuaileva.
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Friday 28 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government's biggest-ever budget estimate of T$357.6 million for the 2013-14 financial-year was unanimously passed by parliament yesterday evening, 27 June. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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