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Results for Tonga Legislative Assembly

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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Friday 3 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele said he was surprised by comments made by some PRs about the $1,800 per day salary of commissioners, when the members in the House work only one hour and get paid for a full day. From the House. Minute No. 10, Thursday Night, June 18, 2009.
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Thursday 2 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongatapu PRs, 'Isileli Pulu, 'Akilisi Pohiva and Clive Edwards opposed a Bill to Amend the Constitution for a fully elected parliament. From the House. Minute No. 9, Thursday June 18, 2009.
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Friday 26 September 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was high drama again in parliament on Thursday, September 11, the last day of parliamentary proceedings before the House closed until October 2. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 10 September 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The People's Representative for the Niuas, Sione Feingatau 'Iloa reported to the House a dangerous voyage by the MV 'Olovaha to the Niuas on August 18. He said that the engine stopped five times and he felt that the lives of the passengers were at risk. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 16 July 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
From the House, an English translation summary from the Tongan vernacular, by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 14 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 2008 the Tonga Legislative Assembly will be officially opened by HM King George Tupou on Thursday, May 29.
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Thursday 24 April 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After 7 pm this evening the results for Tongatapu have started coming in following polling in today's General Election to choose nine People's Representatives to the Tonga Legislative Assembly for the next three years, 2008-10.
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Thursday 29 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The status of Tonga's political reform remains exactly where it was stuck when the members of parliament voted on it before the closure of parliament at the end of October 2007. Editor's Comment. By Pesi Fonua
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Monday 18 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tensions were building up inside and outside of the Tonga Legislative Assembly in Nuku'alofa during the week leading up to Thursday November 16, the day mob violence erupted, destroying much of the central business district. In the following report, Matangi Tonga staff piece together what happened on that ugly day, one month ago, including the events leading up to it.
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Wednesday 8 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When the Tongan Legislature reconvened on Monday, November 6, after being in recess since October 23, members were told that they had only eight working days left this year. Faced with a overwhelming workload they immediately spent half a day getting heated up over the agenda and the impact of their 60% salary rise on their reputations, and then they had to close the House for another half day while they all cooled down. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 10 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Legislative Assembly on Thursday will go into a fifth day of deliberations over the recommendations of the National Committee for Political Reform that has proposed the formation of a new and elected 26-member parliamentary structure for the kingdom.
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Thursday 10 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Parliament claimed today that they are working for an extra 30 minutes a week, and they do no’t want the public to get the impression that they are working less because of their new three-day week. From the House, by Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 9 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In one of its first big decisions of 2006, Tonga's parliament has decided to work less for more pay. The working days of the legislative assembly have been reduced from a four-days week to three-days week, starting on August 1. But there has been no move to reduce the parliamentarians' salaries to match the new hours. By Pesi Fonua.
Monday 24 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new People's Representative for Ha'apai in the Tonga Legislative Assembly is 'Osai Latu of Pangai, Ha'apai, who won a July 20 By Election well ahead of his nearest rival, former MP Teisina Fuko.
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Tuesday 13 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a name-calling press release yesterday Tonga's new Minister of Tourism Hon. Fineasi Funaki, has labeled some of his fellow MPs as, "a bunch of Pharisees." His remarks were directed at one noble and eight of the People's Representatives who are suing the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the House and the Government of Tonga, over a claim that the opening of parliament by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolevu on June 1 was illegal.
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Tuesday 6 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 2006 Parliamentary session meeting on its first day, was this morning postponed until June12 by the Speaker of the Tongan Legislative Assembly, Hon. Tu'iha'angana. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Sunday 12 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Editor's Comment, by Pesi Fonua. Events in Tonga over the past few weeks, have left vacuums in our midst and are reshaping the entities that had the power to influence our lives, our way of thinking, and our style of government.
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Friday 9 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Cecil Cocker, expressed his disappointment that the striking Civil Servants were encouraging Tongans in New Zealand to demonstrate against the king in Auckland. Akilisi Pohiva reckoned that if government would not give in to the demand by the Civil Servants, the country would be destroyed. From the House. Tonga Legislative Assembly, Minute No. 27, Monday August 22, 2005.
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Wednesday 17 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prime Minister, Prince '‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata asked for the Minister of Justice, Hon. Siaosi 'Aho, to tell the House about efforts that had been made to end the strike, and how each time it was turned down by the strikers, who had even refused to meet and discuss their grievances with the government delegation. He referred to the two who were standing (Prince Tu'ipelehake and 'Akilisi Pohiva) and said they were stirring up trouble in the land. From the House. Tonga Legislative Assembly, Minute No. 23, Monday August 15, 2005.
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