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Thursday 2 May 2019

Nadi, Fiji
A trust fund to boost climate change and disaster resilience in Small Island States (SIDS) was established by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland on the opening day of the 52nd Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors on May 1, in Nadi, Fiji.
Thursday 2 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating a break-in at a home in Kolomotu’a, where electronic goods were stolen in April.
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Thursday 2 May 2019

Stockholm, Sweden
The problem is staggering, even existential. Global emissions of greenhouse gases – especially carbon dioxide – are rapidly driving up global temperatures, transforming life as we know it. If those temperatures reach 2oC above pre-industrial levels, scientists warn, the results will be catastrophic. An international conference is called, under the auspices of the United Nations. Politicians declare that the world must curb CO2 emissions to avoid exceeding the 2oC threshold. And then nothing substantial happens. By Mats Persson.
Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Research Association (TRA) is calling for academic papers or stories based around the subject of ‘Langafonua’ or ‘community’ in any area of Tongan studies, with abstracts due by 31 May 2019.
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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siokatame Tupou continues to serve a lengthy imprisonment term for attacking and injuring two men with a machete in 2017, after the Appeal Court dismissed his appeal and said, offenders inflicting serious injury with a weapon must ordinarily expect to serve a term of imprisonment.
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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cases against two Tongan Cabinet Ministers, one over a stolen cow and the other for disobeying a Port Master’s direction in regards to his vessels, are pending at the Fasi Magistrate's Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police has called off a search and rescue operation for Litani Taufa, who was lost at sea on Tuesday, April 23.
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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s famous bare-chested flagbearer, Pita Taufatofua has revealed kayaking as the third sport he will aim to qualify in for the next Olympics, to be held in Tokyo in 2020.
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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A public consultation on six Government Bills will start on Monday, May 6 by members of the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Legislation.
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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Latu Kiteau (45) who was convicted of possession of sea cucumbers during the closed season was fined $200 pa’anga to be paid within two-months.
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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will undergo a medical procedure due to a liver complication on Wednesday, 8 May at the Mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, the Prime Minister’s Office stated today, 30 April.
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Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Tonga’s inflation rate dropped last year to 5.3% it remains the highest inflation rate of the 14 Pacific Islands members of the Asian Development Bank. By Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 29 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Sri Lankan citizen, Mr Vaseeth Samsudeen received a fully suspended sentence after using a forged French passport to enter Tonga and attempting to depart from Tonga, in May last year.
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Monday 29 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Latu who was convicted in the Supreme Court of fraudulently converting $1,200 pa’anga at the Ministry of Finance in Neiafu was sentenced to 60 hours of community work.
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Monday 29 April 2019

Geneva, Switzerland
The use of new technology to facilitate trade and address food safety was discussed at the International Forum on Food Safety and Trade held on 23-24 April, by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Addis Ababa.
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Monday 29 April 2019

Brisbane, Australia
Around 10 schools took part in Queensland’s first inter-schools Polynesian Festival with Woodridge State High School winning the Tongan stage segment at the Edmund Rice Performing Arts Centre, St Laurence’s College, South Brisbane, on 27 April.
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Saturday 27 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MV Taka-i-Pomana, a 65.25m passenger and containerised vessel was launched by HM King Tupou VI at the Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV Domestic Wharf on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.
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Saturday 27 April 2019

New Delhi, India
The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka rank among the deadliest terrorist attacks in modern history, and underscore the metastasizing scourge of Islamist violence in Asia. Radical Islamic groups, some affiliated with larger extremist networks, have been quietly gaining influence in an arc of countries extending from the Maldivian to the Philippine archipelagos, and the threat they pose can no longer be ignored.
Friday 26 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of students from schools around Tonga cheered their teams in final athletics events today as the Inter-College Sports competition came to an end at Teufaiva Stadium, in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 26 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Customs Officer (59) was arrested by Tonga's Drug Enforcement Taskforce on April 24 in relation to a major seizure of drugs shipped from the USA and intercepted by Customs Officers on April 23 at the Queen Salote Wharf in Nuku'alofa.
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