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Thursday 22 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The remains of an abandoned newborn baby was found in a bush area in Nukunuku on Tuesday, November 20, Tonga Police confirmed today.
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Thursday 22 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ofaloto Vaha’i (17) has been named as the youth who died on November 16 in Vava‘u, after he reportedly fell from a one tonne truck that was travelling on a road from Toula to Neiafu.
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Thursday 22 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man who was convicted of raping a woman last year in Tongatapu will be sentenced on November 26, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 22 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Indonesia’s relationship with Pacific Island States is important, said Indonesian officials, who commented on their commitment to developing Papua and who see Indonesia as a member of the Pacific community. By Finau Fonua
Thursday 22 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Rugby Council awarded full membership to the rugby unions of Fiji and Samoa on 14 November. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said in a statement that it was a “just reward” for the two countries because of their World Cup performances and development efforts. Both Fiji and Samoa had endorsed “Mandatory Governance Principles” and rolled out reforms for good governance.
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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 60 girls graduated on Wednesday, November 21, from the St Joseph’s Business College in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Continuing its vision to support sick children at the Children’s Ward at Vaiola Hospital, the Tae Kami Foundation (Walk on Walk Strong -WOWS) handed over new furniture, curtains and presents today, to mark its 10th Anniversary in Tonga.
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Tuesday 20 November 2018

Tonga is interested in upgrading its diplomatic presence in the Arabian Peninsula by establishing an embassy at Dubai, the United Arab Emirate, HE Saleh Ahmed Alsuwaidi the UAE ambassador to Tonga told a Press Conference at the Tanoa Hotel, Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 15 November.
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Tuesday 20 November 2018

Washington DC, USA
The Juliana v United States trial is about more than the environment; it will have far-reaching implications for intergenerational justice more broadly. Consider the issue of public debt. There have always been moral objections to one generation burdening the next with excessive debt, effectively limiting young people’s future liberty by impinging on their ability to form families, educate children, and create wealth. By Robert Dugger.
Tuesday 20 November 2018

Paris, France
Eradicating hunger, ending food insecurity, and ensuring sustainability are global priorities that call for collective action. We need to strengthen, not weaken, international cooperation. The international community needs to do three things to harness the benefits of trade in food and agriculture products. By Angel Gurría and José Graziano da Silva
Tuesday 20 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A stepfather was sentenced to 12 and a half years imprisonment for numerous offences that included serious indecent assault of his two young stepdaughters and raping one of them. The mother (42) who helped him commit some of these serious sexual offences was sentenced to seven years and three months imprisonment. The judge agreed that the offendings constituted a grave breach of trust and the sentence imposed should reflect it.
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Tuesday 20 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Jamaica’s “Reggae Warriors” have successfully qualified for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup after defeating the United States 16 – 10. The historic win makes Jamaica the first Caribbean nation to qualify for a Rugby League world cup.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s repayment of its $119 million pa'anga concessional loan from China that was scheduled to start this year, has been deferred for another five years.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 23-year-old man who sustained multiple gunshot wounds after being shot in Kolonga on Saturday night, November 17 is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complaint has been received by Tonga Police from a victim who alleged to have been assaulted by soldiers on November 4 in Vaini. At the same, His Majesty’s Armed Forces said they are investigating the alleged assault.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 41-year-old man arrested in relation to the seizure of $460,000 pa’anga worth of methamphetamine in Kanokupolu on November 14, remains in custody, pending court later this week.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 200 students at the Malia Tupu ‘Imakulata Primary School in Ma’ufanga celebrated the handover of a new building with two classrooms on November 15.
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Monday 19 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price of petrol has fallen, while diesel and kerosene prices have increased, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) for November – December, starting on 16 November 2018.
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Sunday 18 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele 'Amanaki Samate, who presented a petition to Parliament calling for the impeachment of seven Cabinet Ministers this year, said they are working on cases to take the Cabinet Ministers to Court.
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Sunday 18 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Wales ran in ten tries against the ‘Ikale Tahi this morning in Cardiff, Wales. The score was levelled 24 – 24, before a second-half surge by Wales resulted in seven unanswered tries.
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