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Friday 2 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Akilisi Pohiva, in his first press conference as Tonga's new Prime Minister, said that realistically his new government would not be able to implement their own working programs until they introduced their national budget for the 2015-16 financial year at the end of June.
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Friday 2 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleora 'Ana Kolokeiti Vasiti Faith Havea was the first of four babies to be born in Tonga in 2015.
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Thursday 1 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four year old Kristian Manarangi of Hofoa won a $5000 cash prize today in the annual Molisi Christmas Bonanza draw that had an estimated 10,000 tickets this year.
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Tuesday 30 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four projects in Tonga that work to end violence against women were awarded $306,635 (USD) in grants today from the Pacific Regional Ending Violence Against Women Facility Fund.
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Monday 29 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over $14,000 in cash prizes were awarded at the conclusion of the 2014 Santa Claus 7 Aside Cup Tournament at the Teufaiva Stadium on 26 December.
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Monday 29 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After winning today's election, Tonga's new Prime Minister elect 'Akilisi Pohiva, was rushed home by his family who said he was “really sick”.
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Monday 29 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Akilisi Pohiva was declared Tonga's new Prime Minister this afternoon by the Interim Speaker of the Tongan Parliament Lord Tupou.
Friday 26 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The large stump of a century-old Ngatae tree (Coral Tree) outside the Tonga Development Bank in central Nuku’alofa has been carved a local artist Sitiveni Fehoko, who was commissioned by the bank.
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Tuesday 23 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second nomination for Tonga's next Prime Minister was tabled with the Tongan Parliament at 9.30am this morning, the Chief Clerk of the Tongan Legislative Assembly, Ms Gloria Pole'o said today.
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Monday 22 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With domestic inflation easing since June and headline inflation well below the reference range of 6-8% there are no inflationary pressures on the monetary policy stance in the near term, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga reported on December 17.
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Sunday 21 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first “Ha‘ateiho Day” on Friday, 19 December was celebrated by residents with a feast and colourful dancing at the Funga-Mana-Mo‘ui grounds, 'Atele.
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Sunday 21 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than a week before Christmas international and domestic flights have increased to meet the demand of travellers during the peak holiday season in Tonga.
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Thursday 18 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 100 students received certificates and diplomas in trades at a combined graduation ceremony for ‘Ahopanilolo Technical Institute and the Australian-Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Nuku'alofa today. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 18 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s four pool opponents for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England have been confirmed as Georgia, Namibia, Argentina and the All Blacks.
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Wednesday 17 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government along with other Pacific Island states have urged world leaders to take action against climate change, at a climate change conference in Lima, Peru that ended last week December 14.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Suva, Fiji
Tonga’s Under-15 Aussie Rules Football team, the “Tonga Thunder” finished third out of five teams at the 2014 Oceania Youth Cup held in Suva, Fiji last week.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fuel prices have been significantly lowered for the month starting today December 16, 2014. The cuts follow significant reductions made last month.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping has pledged to provide $115 million Yuan (36 million Pa’anga) in aid to Tonga.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has made millions of pa'anga available on soft loans for business investors, and Tatafu Moeaki, the CEO for the Ministry of Finance are calling on Tongan businesses to take advantage of the opportunities.
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Wednesday 10 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The popular comedic duo the Laughing Samoans are in Tonga for two concerts of hilarious laughter on December 11-12 in support of the Walk on Walk Strong Foundation (WOWS) for child cancer.

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