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Monday 18 April 2016

England, United Kingdom
Rugby League Fuifui Moimoi is currently recovering in a British hospital after he suffered a near-fatal infection that left him severely swollen and bedridden in intensive care for two weeks. Fuifui recounted the painful experience.
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Saturday 9 April 2016

Salt Lake City-Utah, USA
A Tongan-American man in Utah, Nitokalisi Fonua (33) has pleaded guilty to the killing of a Tongan national Viliami Latu (34) in 2007 and to the killing of a young woman Krystal Flores (21) in 2009, both in Salt Lake City. According to Utah media reports Nitokalisi pleaded guilty to manslaughter although the charges against him are two counts of first-degree murder. He is due to be sentenced on April 18 by a Salt Lake City court.
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Wednesday 6 April 2016

North Carolina, USA
A Tongan-American boy scout, Lehi Tonga Jnr (16) has won recognition after he built ‘buddy benches’ for a local elementary school in his small town of Hollys Grove in North Carolina to help tackle school bullying.
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Friday 1 April 2016
Washington State, USA
A Tongan woman has been jailed by a US court for sexually abusing and prostituting her 6 year-old daughter.
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Thursday 31 March 2016

United States
Tony Finau has hatched his first PGA tour win and a prize of $540,000 after winning the Puerto Rico Open last Sunday, March 27. He now looks for a second career win in the Shell Houston Open where he faces the likes of former PGA champion Phil Mickleson. The four day competition commenced today.
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Wednesday 3 February 2016

Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Tongan domestic football club, Veitonga FC competed in a regional club qualifying competition in the Cook Islands last week held from January 26-30.
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Tuesday 19 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Women’s U-17 soccer team scored a convincing 4 -1 victory over Samoa in the Cook Islands last Saturday, January 16.
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Monday 18 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Encouraging overseas born Tongan youth to spend some time in Tonga and to attend schools in Tonga, through a properly structured program, could help to foster stronger connections with second and third generation offspring of migrants, a new report recommends. But the report also reveals that for students having little or no preparation for a change of lifestyle, settling in to high school is very challenging and can even be dangerous.
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Sunday 17 January 2016

Utah, USA
Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, has recruited Tongan born Kelaokalani (Kalani) Sitake as head coach for their college gridiron football team, the BYU Cougars, who play in the highest level of college football in the United States.
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Wednesday 11 November 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan Dr Simione Lolohea (48) a surgeon in Hamilton is one of only two doctors in New Zealand offering hot chemotherapy, a rare and controversial cancer treatment.
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Friday 3 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visitors to Tonga's Coronation celebrations this week were treated to traditional entertainment at Pangai Lahi this afternoon. The day began with a seaside luncheon hosted by nobles and attended by the Royal Family, the sun came out for the dancing and the day ended with a rainbow.
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Sunday 29 March 2015
Hong Kong, China
Tonga’s 7’s team has finished second last in its pool at the World Sevens Qualifiers in Hong Kong, failing to make it to the knockout stages of the competition. The result means Tonga will not get core status for the next HSBC World Sevens Series.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Hong Kong
The Tongan 7s team took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday to connect with the local community and to promote their team ahead of the three day HSBC World Series Qualifiers Tournament set to kick off this Friday March 27 in Hong Kong, along with the annual Hong Kong Sevens tournament.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Miami-Florida, United States
Tongan mats and ngatu were on display in Miami last week at a major conference for cruise shipping industry.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi will gather in Tonga this July to begin their preparations for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Wednesday 25 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A ran in seven tries to defeat a determined Junior Japan 43 – 24 in Suva yesterday March 23. The match was a fifth place decider for the Pacific Challenge Cup.
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Sunday 22 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 12 member team has been announced to represent Tonga at the Hong Kong Sevens tournament next Friday, March 27.
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Friday 20 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A has hatched its first victory of the Pacific Challenge Cup by beating Japan A 60-24 in Suva, Fiji on Wednesday, March 18.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Vaiomo’unga, an ‘Ikale Tahi flanker and Tongan rugby export to Romania, is suffering from a life threatening kidney disease and requires a kidney transplant.
Tuesday 17 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hard tackling, ‘Ikale Tahi fullback Tevita Halaifonua has won the award for Tongan Player of the year 2014, by Pacific Islands Players Association (PIPA).
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