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Friday 16 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Essential medical equipment for COVID-19 will be distributed to 11 Pacific Islands from the government of the United Kingdom and World Health Organization.
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Thursday 29 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new British High Commissioner Designate to Tonga, HE Lucy Joyce, congratulated Tonga on its covid-free status this week. The vaccine had arrived before the virus and “not many countries are in such a privileged position,” she said on Tuesday. The High Commission is officially reopening in May after closing for 15 years.
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Monday 19 April 2021

London, United Kingdom
The late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband to the queen, was long celebrated (or parodied) for his distinctive personality. Before his death on April 9, at the age of 99, he was the United Kingdom’s grand, grumpy, and eccentric uncle – a man totally out of step with the modern world. To take just one of many notorious examples, Philip couldn’t understand why servicemen today would need therapy. Back in World War II, he observed, “We didn’t have counselors rushing around every time somebody let off a gun, asking ‘Are you all right? Are you sure you don’t have a ghastly problem?’ You just got on with it.”
Thursday 30 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United Kingdom has appointed Miss Thorhilda Abbott-Watt OBE to be the new British High Commissioner to Tonga. She will arrive to uptake her residence in February. It marks the return of the British High Commission in Tonga since its departure in 2006.
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Monday 23 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be in Tonga on October 25-26.
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Thursday 6 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Andrew Jacobs, the European Union Ambassador for the Pacific is in Tonga with a delegation on an Enhanced High Level Dialogue with the Tongan government over a new agreement to replace the Cotonou Agreement which expires in 2020.
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