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Wednesday 17 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Collaborative efforts by stakeholders are needed to address Tonga's disaster management, with proper and timely responses, especially where there is a need for evacuation and when people are displaced.
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Wednesday 17 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Solomon Islands won their second victory yesterday, 16 April, against Tonga in the OFC U-16 Championship Qualifying Stage at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Athens, Greece
Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku is leading a delegation to the 9th Our Ocean Conference, which will take place from 16-17 April 2024, in Athens, Greece. The Conference will address cross cutting areas including Sustainable Tourism in coastal areas and islands, reduction of marine plastic and micro-plastic pollution, green shipping, and green transition in the Mediterranean.
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Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Wellington, New Zealand
Skilled soldiers from New Zealand and overseas will deploy to Tonga later this month, to assist local communities with various projects and help increase their resilience to natural disasters during Exercise Tropic Twilight.
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Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Crown application was granted to appeal against the sentencing of Falakiko ‘Asisi Mafi (43) on the grounds that it was manifestly inadequate for reckless driving, causing the death of his Fijian wife.
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Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kuo tuku atu ‘e he Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘o Tonga ́ ‘a ‘ene Fakamatala Tu‘utu‘uni Ngāue Fakapa‘anga ‘o Fepueli 2024 hili ‘a hono tali ‘e he Poate ‘a e kau Talēkita ́. Na’e fetō‘aki ‘a e hikihiki ‘i he totongi koloa fakalūkufua ́ ‘i he ta’u kuo hili ́ ka kuo holo ki he peseti ‘e 3.6 ‘i Fepueli 2024. Na’e pehē ‘e Kovana Moeaki, “neongo ‘a e holo ‘a e totongi koloa ́, ‘oku kei lahi pe ‘a e faingamalie ke toe mā’olunga ange ‘a e totongi koloa mei hikihiki e totongi e koloa fakalotofonua ́”.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) has released its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for February 2024 following its approval by the Board of Directors.
Monday 15 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Arriving in Tonga today, four Moana Pasifika players are on a promotion tour ahead of their Super Rugby Pacific match against the New Zealand Highlanders at Teufaiva next month.
Monday 15 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's U-16 football team won 3-0 against American Samoa, in the OFC qualifying stage that opened at Teufavia Stadium in Nuku'alofa, on Saturday 13 April 2024.
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Monday 15 April 2024

Manila, Philippines
The right to good health for all people is more important than ever. Countries in the Western Pacific need to accelerate action towards universal health coverage, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated on World Health Day in April. By 2048, an estimated 21 million people in the Western Pacific are expected to die each year from NCDs, accounting for nine out of 10 deaths in the region. Nearly one in four children over the age of 5 years and nearly two in five adults in the Western Pacific are now overweight or obese.
Friday 12 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will host another Oceania Football Confederation tournament, with the OFC Under-16 tournament, qualifying stage starting tomorrow 13 April in Nuku'alofa. Newcomers to Teufaiva this year, include Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, who will meet American Samoa and Tonga.
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Friday 12 April 2024

Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Tonga signed a $10 million policy-based grant agreement today, 12 April, to help expedite economic recovery from disasters caused by natural hazards and health emergencies.
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Friday 12 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new program to inspire young women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM) is supported by the US government. The first STEAM Princess camp in Tonga was launched by the US Ambassador Marie C. Damour on 10 April at the USP-Tonga campus
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Friday 12 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vaha Afimeimo'unga (41) will serve 12 months in prison, for two counts of possession of a .22 rifle and ammunition without a license, which he committed while on bail for other offences.
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Thursday 11 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Mr. Henry Puna, said China's security offering for the upcoming 53rd Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Meeting to be held in Tonga from 26 - 30 August, this year, is not an issue for the Pacific. “This issue is a lot more complicated," he said, while warning the Pacific not be hindered by the “outsiders’ geo-political games”. [updated 12 April]
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Thursday 11 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will host the the 53rd Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Meetings from 26 - 30 August, 2024 in Nuku'alofa, with the theme "Transformative Resilient Pasifiki; Build Better Now." Last night, HRH Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala unveiled the Government's chosen theme and logo at a special launch event attended by the Forum Secretary General Mr Henry Puna, at the Fa'onelua Convention Center, in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 11 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man charged with two counts that included the theft of a vehicle from the Vaiola Hospital car park was found not guilty, although there was evidence that he was a passenger in the stolen car. The Supreme Court judge stated that two of the Crown witnesses 'Miki" Taulaki and Moala 'Ikani should have instead been charged with the offences.
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Wednesday 10 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Samsung sponsored digital classrooms were opened today, 10 April, at Tonga High School, Queen Salote College and Tonga College ‘Atele, on Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 10 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Aisea Havea (35) and Kaniteli Guttenbeil (33) who were caught red-handed sitting in their car with eight small packets of cannabis and a pipe in an open bag between them at Popua, were found guilty of possession and sentenced to jail terms.
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Wednesday 10 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A grant of AUD15 Million from Australia, was signed over to Tonga today 10 April, at the Popua Power Station in ‘Anana. The grant will help to fund projects for Tonga Power Ltd in reaching its 70% renewable energy target, to reduce power outages in the country and support the next phase of the Nuku’alofa Network Upgrade Project.
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