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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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Tuesday 18 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The family of New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka who died last year after he was fatally injured in a prison cell in Nuku'alofa is expected to sue the Government of Tonga and demand an apology, according to reports from Auckland.
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Lisiate 'Akolo has launched Tonga's biggest ever national budget amounting to T$357.6 million for the 2013-14 financial year, and expressed concern over low returns to government from public enterprises.
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Monday 27 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
John Cauchi, Tonga's former Attorney General, has filed three Causes of Action against the Government of Tonga with the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court claiming over AUD$500,000 in special damages and relief for Breach of Contract, Repudiation of Contract and Constructive Dismissal.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga government officials told a Chinese business delegation that they would review a policy that imposes 15% consumption tax on business investments in Tonga. They also told the potential investors that tourism is "Tonga's most vibrant industry" and that Tonga has fish to give for fishing boats and it will speed up its process of issuing licenses to fish in Tonga's waters.
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Monday 29 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new donor-funded programme aims to develop the skills of parliamentarians in order to improve law-making processes in Tonga and to strengthen the ability of the government to build democracy.
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Monday 23 January 2012
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
MASDAR, Abu Dhabi's multifaceted renewable energy company, signed today (18 January) a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, represented through the Tonga Energy Road Map Implementation Unit (TERM IU). Masdar will be in charge of the implementation and construction of a 500 kW solar photovoltaic power plant to be installed in Vava'u Island. The project, is financed by a grant provided by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the solar plant will deliver around 13 percent of Tonga's annual electricity demand.
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Wednesday 3 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A proposal by Cabinet that would deprive the King in Council of certain powers of appointment has been strongly challenged by the Lord Privy Seal this evening, in a statement that says Cabinet is acting outside of the law in not renewing Police Commissioner Kelley's contract.
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Friday 6 November 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Final Report of the Constitutional and Electoral Commission on a proposed new system of government for Tonga to be introduced next year was presented to HM King George Tupou V at the Palace, yesterday morning, 5 November 2009.
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Wednesday 6 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele, saying that the Public Servants' Association (PSA) is out of step with its new demands for the extension of the 60, 70, 80% salary rise for two more years and for a political reform to be implemented next year, has warned that civil servants should stay clear of politics.

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