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Friday 15 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five Tongan beauties have registered to compete in the 2011-12 Miss Heilala Pageant, and only one is a local girl with four coming from the United States and Australia.
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Wednesday 9 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Women need to work together, to meet and to network, and to review women's progress, Hon. Frederica Fatafehi Lapaha Tuita told a large gathering of women for the International Women's Day Centenary celebration held at the Queen Salote College Hall in Nuku'alofa on March 8.
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Tuesday 5 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's National U-20 Women's Football team have ended their bid for the Oceania Football Confederations Women's Nations Cup in New Zealand, after winning only one match out of its three matches.
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Monday 4 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Tongan newspaper for women, named the 'Faite' was launched on Friday, October 1 at 'Anana by two local women, 'Olive Ramanlal as Publisher and Lupi 'Akolo as Editor.
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Thursday 22 July 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Vaomotou (36) appeared at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court this week charged with the stabbing murder of his wife Fotu'aika Vaomotou at Ma'ufanga in May 2009, on the day before she was due to give evidence against him for assault. Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 20:28
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Thursday 13 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Polynesian countries collectively have a high death rate from breast cancer because of late detection of the disease, Mr Paul Kitchen MA MB BS FRACS, a breast cancer surgeon from Australia said in Nuku'alofa this week.
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Sunday 15 November 2009
Sydney, Australia
Kataki pe matanga kau faka-tulou atu ki he'ene 'Afio mo Hou'eiki, kia Ha'a Matapule pea moe Tonga kotoa, kae 'ata keta po-talanoa 'i he loto fale ko 'Tau'ataina 'ia Totonu'. Me'apango pe koe 'ikai keu si'i malava 'o liliu faka-Pilitania 'eku fakakaukau ke a'u atu ki ha'a ako mo ha'a 'ilo, kae tuku pe mu'a keu feinga ki he lelei taha…. -Mohetau Kasitati
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Friday 13 November 2009
Pago Pago, American Samoa
The fact that Mokofisi seems to forget is that it is one thing to have a "God given rights" and it is another issue all together to exercise these rights. Tonga's women realize that they have the "right to choose" their actions but will not be able to choose the consequences of these choices. -Sione Lousiale Kava
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Friday 13 November 2009
Salt Lake City-Utah, USA
Economist Mr. Daniel K. Fale's rationalization (Tonga's land law . . . 05 Nov 2009) is a typical Tongan male excuse in denying women their "God-given rights" to own land in Tonga.-Sione A. Mokofisi
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Wednesday 11 November 2009
New Zealand, Auckland
I entered into this debate to point out that the CEDAW vote in parliament was nothing more than a weathervane and that there is adequate evidence to warrant concern for the future of Tongan women in Tonga. The responses from some of your scribes have done little to change my view – in fact I'm even more convinced that the paradigm shift required is made more difficult by the Daniel K Fale's of this world. - Sefita Hao'uli
Saturday 7 November 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Oku malie pea fakatupu fifili he taimi tatau e ngaahi felaafoaki fekau'aki mo e CEDAW 'i ho'o paenga kae tautautefito ki hono taukave'i e totonu 'a fafine Tonga. -Samiu Sika
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Thursday 5 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 59-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder, reported the Deputy Commander of the Tonga Police Force Taniela Faletau.
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Friday 7 March 2008
Noumea, New Caledonia
This year's theme for International Women's Day on 8 March, Investing in Women and Girls, provides an opportunity to review the situation in the Pacific region regarding financing for gender equality.
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Monday 17 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A policeman who committed "a heinous and despicable act" was confident that if the victim filed a complaint against him his fellow workers would hide it, Tonga's Chief Justice said in sentencing a constable to seven years imprisonment for raping and assaulting a woman held in a cell.
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Tuesday 7 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
"We the undersigned mothers, fathers and our families acknowledge with honesty and humility: ... That we have been apathetic in relation to political issues because for 131 years the Royal House of Moheofo has provided for our families a peaceful and orderly Tonga." - Salamo Fulivai.
Thursday 8 March 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Domestic violence is becoming increasingly common in Tonga, Tonga's Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Hon. 'Alisi Taumoepeau, said today, stressing that a change of negative attitudes toward women is just as important as taking legal steps to protect women.
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Wednesday 29 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sheer determination and absolute courage displayed by two young women, Lucy Prescott and Lise Fa'aumu, who resolutely stood alone facing a screaming mob of would-be arsonists and looters, saved the Nuku'alofa premises of their employer on November 16.
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Wednesday 10 August 2005
Melbourne, Australia
Tongans think differently, and their spiral thought is often seen as "scatter head thinking" by linear thinkers, leading to cultural differences and misunderstanding between the Tongans and palangis, the 11th Tonga History Conference in Melbourne was told by keynote speaker, Rev. Dr 'Asinate F. Samate. Photos by Adrienne L. Kaeppler and Filipe Tohi
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Tuesday 1 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been charged with murder following the death of 'Otuhouma Loto'aniu 39, of Houmakelikao, at his home on Sunday, January 30.
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Tuesday 12 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongan business women, 'Ofa Simiki and 'Elenoa 'Amanaki were last night awarded by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolelvu Tuita, with the inaugural Westpac Business Women of the Year awards.
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