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Wednesday 12 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister of Justice, 'Aisea Taumoepeau, on Monday May 10 tried to reassure Tongan journalists that they should not feel threatened or be afraid of government following the amendment to Clause 7 of the Tongan Constitution relating to Freedom of Speech.
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Wednesday 12 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines has confirmed today that using other airlines they have uplifted nearly all of the 1,300 passengers stranded in Nuku'alofa, Auckland, Sydney, Rarotonga and Honolulu since the RTA international service was grounded on April 22.
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Tuesday 11 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The people of 'Eua will soon experience better roads thanks to a $313,375 New Zealand-funded project, which will start to upgrade the island's agricultural and tourism roads beginning next week.
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Monday 10 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Newspaper activist 'Alani Taione pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the importation of an unlicenced newspaper the Taimi 'o Tonga, and will face trial by jury on a date to be set.
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Thursday 6 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eighteen local Tongan rugby players and 12 from abroad grabbed the ‘Ikale Tahi Jersey when Tonga's national Rugby team was announced by new coach, Viliami ‘‘Ofahengaue, on May 5.
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Wednesday 5 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga copied Singapore's suppressive media laws when it drafted its new media legislation that came into force this year, Tongan journalists marking World Press Freedom Day in Tonga on May 3 were told.
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Wednesday 5 May 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Tongan boxer Douglas Hawke has qualified to represent Tonga in the Athens Olympic in the Super Heavyweight boxing.
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Wednesday 28 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Cabinet today, was to decide the fate of 1,300 Royal Tongan Airline passengers who are stranded in Nuku‘alofa, Auckland, Sydney and Rarotonga, following the suspension of its international services.
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Wednesday 28 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A Tongan heavy weight boxer, John Argall, was disqualified this morning, from the Olympic Qualifying Oceania Championships currently being held in Tonga at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium, Ha'ateiho.
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Friday 23 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Tongan Airlines has stopped selling its international flights today.
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Thursday 22 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Chief Justice Frederick Gordon Ward has offered his early resignation and will leave Tonga at the end of June, to take up a new position as the Chairman of the Appeal Court of Fiji.
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Wednesday 21 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A Tongan family who stole fine mats from a princess were sentenced in the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court on April 16.
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Friday 16 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Two former school prefects received six months jail sentences, while 161 other school boys received suspended sentences and fines for their part in a night attack on a rival school, Tonga College, in 2002 that caused over $490,000 damage to property.
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Wednesday 14 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An $8-million project to construct a new rubbish dump for Tongatapu was officially launched at the Dateline Hotel, Nuku'alofa on April 8.
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Law
Wednesday 14 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although the long-awaited report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the operation of the Royal Tongan Airlines was approved by the Privy Council on April 8 for release to the public, the report can't be printed until government makes funds available.
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Wednesday 14 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One Tongan fisherman died and another was bitten by a shark after five fishermen were left floating in the water 35 miles to the north west of Tongatapu, for over six hours last night April 13, after their 10m boat sank in rough seas.
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Wednesday 14 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
The young ‘Ikale Tahi beat Russia 22-7 in their final game at the IRB Under19 Championship in Kings Park, Durban, South Africa on April 12.
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Thursday 8 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a Tongan parliamentary By-election on April 7 the Noble Fotofili was elected as the new Noble's Representative of Niuatoputapu and Niua Fo'ou islands to the Tongan Legislative Assembly.
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Thursday 8 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
The young ‘Ikale Tahi lost its chance of getting into the semi-final of the IRB Under 19 World Championship, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, when they were beaten by Uruguay on April 4.
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Thursday 8 April 2004
Nuku‘‘alofa, Tonga
In a tough contest that saw 27 new records set, and Vava‘u schools competing for the first time, ‘Apifo‘ou College won the most gold medal in the 2004 Tonga Inter-College Sports.
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