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Results for Tonga Parliament

Thursday 19 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The decision by the Tonga Legislative Assembly to select three People's Representatives, Clive Edwards, 'Akilisi Pohiva and 'Uliti Uata to be members of a Tripartite Committee to vet political reform proposals for Tonga is as much a set back in our strive for political reform in Tonga in the 21st century as was the destruction in Nuku'alofa on November 16 last year. Editor's Comment by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 8 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two candidates for Tonga's March 17 Parliamentary Election, 'Iunaise Vusenga Helu and Fononga Tu'’ipeatau are fighting in the Nuku'’alofa Supreme Court to keep their names on the Electoral Roll.
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Friday 18 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As we are getting closer to Tonga's 2005 Parliamentary General Election on March 17 the idea of political change is still the popular campaign issue, and it is clearer now that we are looking at three different proposals, or models of government. - Editor's Comment by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 3 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lopeti Senituli (49), a veteran political activist who has drafted five different models of an alternative form of government for Tonga, is now a candidate in Tonga's March 17 General Election. He is one of 31 candidates competing for the three Tongatapu People's Representative seats in the Tongan Legislative Assembly.
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Law
Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Now that they are illegal, Tongan adoptions will not be recognised by other countries From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Saturday 30 September 2000

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Hon. Veikune, the Speaker of the Tongan Legislative Assembly, first entered Parliament in 1975 as one of two Noble’s representatives for Vava‘u. During his 22 years in the House, Hon. Veikune has served as Chairman of the Whole House Committee, and last year was appointed by the King as the new Speaker. Recently he has taken part in a regional seminar on Parliamentary democracy, and here comments on the stability of the Tongan parliamentary system, as seen from the nobility’s viewpoint. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 3, September 2000.
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Thursday 1 June 2000

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first budget for the 21st century is the biggest and probably the most controversial budget that has ever been presented to the Tongan Parliament. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 2, June 2000.
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Thursday 1 June 2000

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV’s message to the House was for Tonga to improve its economy by increasing exports, and producing import substitution products such as feed for livestock. From Matangi Tonga Magazin Vol. 15, no. 2, June 2000.
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Thursday 19 August 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Rt. Hon. Don McKinnon with a 40-member delegation, including nine Members of Parliament, four students, journalists and military personnel spent two nights in Tonga August 17-19 during a six country Pacific tour.
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Saturday 4 July 1998

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Since the Tonga Legislative Assembly began its 1998 session on May 18, it has yet to put together a package to revive the Tongan economy. During the past three years the economy has experienced negative growth, a decline which is expected to continue unless an aggressive revival program is put into place soon. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 13, no. 2, July 1998.
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