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Wednesday 15 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A partnership of international humanitarian agencies known as the Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) has stated that it is ready to support Tonga’s recovery from Cyclone Ian.
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Friday 10 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Severe Tropical Cyclone Ian heading towards Vava‘u and Ha‘apai, has islanders hunkering down and expecting a battering from the Category 4 storm that is forecast to bring destructive winds over central Tonga overnight, with gusts of 80 to 115 knots at times.
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Thursday 9 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Upgraded to Category 3, Severe Tropical Cyclone Ian is intensifying and currently threatens Tonga's northern Niuafo‘ou Island where damaging gale force winds are expected this afternoon and evening. The Fua‘amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre (TCWC) at 1:15pm also issued a gale warning for Vavau, and a strong wind warning for Niuatoputapu.
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Wednesday 8 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-two cruise ships visits are expected to islands in Tonga this year 2014, a growth from the seventeen visits made last year.
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Monday 6 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
UPDATE: A tropical cyclone alert and strong wind warning remains in force for Vava‘u and Ha‘apai as a tropical depression strengthened into Tropical Cyclone Ian Category 1, located halfway between Vava‘u, Tonga, and Lifuka, Fiji, this morning. Tonga's Fua’amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre issued a third Tropical Cyclone Advisory at 4:30pm today, January 6, 2014 as Cyclone Ian slowly moves closer to Tonga.
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Friday 13 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Power Ltd. paid the Tonga government a dividend of $389,369 pa’anga on Tuesday, 10 December at the Annual General Meeting of the Tonga Power Board, as the first part of a T$1 million dividend for the financial year.
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Monday 9 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian-Tongan professional Mixed-Martial-Arts fighter (MMA) fighter, Soa “the Hulk” Palelei, has caught the attention of MMA audiences after he knocked-out a popular American kick-boxer in an Ultimate Fighter Championship bout yesterday December 8 in Brisbane, Australia.
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Friday 6 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga and Tuvalu are among thirteen countries that have not signed a global treaty to ban nuclear tests and are being urged to sign and or ratify the treaty as soon as possible. .
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Thursday 28 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Bank has announced that it has setup a US$5 million support operation to aid Tonga’s recovering economy.
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Friday 22 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s public service will break for the Christmas and New Year vacation for two weeks between Monday 23 December and Friday 3 January 2014.
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Wednesday 20 November 2013
Cardiff, Wales
The ‘Ikale Tahi will play the third and last game of their European tour this week, November 22 in Cardiff, Wales.
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Nadi, Fiji
An American national of Tongan ethnicity has been charged for bribery of a public official and illegal possession of arms and ammunition after he attempted to smuggle firearms and ammunition past security officials at Fiji‘s Nadi Airport last week.
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Monday 18 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The government has announced significant reductions in fuel prices to be effective from November 16 to mid-December.
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Monday 18 November 2013
Paris, France
France has avenged its 2011 Rugby World Cup defeat to Tonga. The French scored four tries against the ‘Ikale Tahi yesterday in Paris, producing a decisive victory 38 – 18.
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
Auckland, New Zealand
A 48 year-old Tongan-New Zealander from Manukau City, Andrew Fifita-Lamb, has captured media attention in New Zealand after running a 150 kilometre Ultra-Marathon in homemade “jandals” for over 31 hours.
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Tuesday 12 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma‘a Tonga has closed its Rugby League World Cup campaign on a positive note, defeating pool opponents Italy yesterday with a convincing 16 – 0 score-line in Halifax, England.
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Monday 11 November 2013
Bucharest, Romania
Romania defeated Tonga's ‘Ikale Tahi yesterday in a tightly contested match, winning the game by a single point 19 – 18.
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Wednesday 6 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were cheerful scenes in Nuku’alofa this morning moments after Tonga grabbed its first victory of the Rugby League World Cup, narrowly defeating the Cook Islands 22 – 16 in Leigh, England.
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Tuesday 5 November 2013
Leigh, England
Tonga and the Cook Islands have their line-ups ready for their Rugby League World Cup clash in Leigh, England, November 5 with kickoff 8:00pm, UK time (9:00am November 6, Tonga time).
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Monday 12 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four local companies who were suing their insurance company for cover over damage to their properties in the riots of 16 November 2006, ended their case today on the basis that no party paid costs. The plaintiffs were disappointed to pull out as the evidence in court about the riots favoured the defence position that the riots resulted from "a popular rising, people connected with an organisation the objects of which included influencing the government by violent means and terrorism."
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