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Wednesday 14 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan Police raided village shops in Tonga last week confiscating copies of the Taimi 'o Tonga newspaper, and also seizing cash from shops that had sold newspapers.
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Wednesday 14 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man accused of murder will face trial by jury in the Supreme Court of Tonga on 25 February 2004.
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Wednesday 14 January 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
A national 7-a-side Rugby League team to represent Tonga at the World Sevens League tournament in Sydney at the end of January was announced in Nuku'alofa on January 8.
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Tuesday 13 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cyclone Heta has left the isolated island of Niuatoputapu with a limited supply of food crops and a lot of damage to infrastructure, after passing within 45 km of the island in the early hours of January 6.
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Wednesday 7 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prince Tu'ipelehake, in an unprecedented move by a member of the Tongan Royal Family, has called on the Australian Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer, to use his influence to pressure the Tongan government to further democratise its Constitutional Monarchy system of government.
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Wednesday 7 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Cyclone to threaten Tonga in 2004 moved away from the southern islands of Tongatapu yesterday to the south east after passing on a track that took it south from Tuvalu passing between Samoa and Tonga, but close to the northern island of Niuatoputapu.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was no Christmas cheer for the Tongan media from the Tonga Government this year. In the Christmas Eve mail postmarked "Nuku'alofa December 24, 2003" were the Gazetted copies of the government's new Media Legislation, which had been withheld from the eyes of the local press after being signed by the King in November this year.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Between 2,000 to 3,000 Freedom Marchers gathered at the Catholic Basilica of St Anthony of Padua, Nuku’alofa, at mid-day on October 6, and marched to the Tongan Parliament to present petitions calling for protection of Freedom of Speech, threatened by a Government Bill to change the Tongan Constitution. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
These days if Tongans are befuddled by their independent news services, then their government’s information machine is no better. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Now that they are illegal, Tongan adoptions will not be recognised by other countries From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
How they voted in the House, the 16 members who voted to curb free speech were: Prince ‘Ulukalala Lavaka Ata, James Cecil Cocker, William Clive Edwards, Dr Masasso T. Paunga, Dr Viliami Ta‘u Tangi, Hon. Fielakepa, Siosiua Tupou ‘Utoikamanu, ‘Aisea Havea Taumoepeau, Paula Sunia Bloomfield, Hon. Tuita, Hon. Malupo, Hon. ‘Akau‘ola, Hon. Fohe, Hon. Nuku, Hon. Havea Tu‘iha‘angana, and Hon. Tu‘i‘afitu. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Reconstruction of Tonga High School started on October 9, three years after a fire destroyed over $3 million pa’anga worth of classrooms and equipment at the kingdom’s leading secondary school. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Reaching out to Tongan women to explain their rights, and to help eliminate discrimination against them, is the aim of a newly formed women’s working group. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Human smuggling in all it forms remain an unforgivable crime, according to Denis Nihill, the regional Representative of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Denis visited Tonga in September. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s annual squash exports for Japan could reach 20,000 tonnes, but people in the industry in November were predicting the price will plummet this year to a disappointing low of between 20 and 15 seniti per kilo. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Cowley and Sons Bakery this year celebrated the 110 years of their operation in Tonga. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Tonga office of the Taimi ‘o Tonga Newspaper has been told by the Business Licence Sector of the Ministry of Labour and Commerce it will not extend its business licence to operate in Tonga when the weekly newspaper’s quarterly business licence expires on December 31. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Extreme Poverty does not exist in Tonga, according to an Asian Development Bank report, released in Nuku’alofa at the end of October. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The new Waterfront Lodge was officially opened for business on December 6 in Nukualofa’s seafront Vuna Road. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Deep-sea fishing, at the depth of between 500 and 2000 meters could offer a new source of fish for the Tonga Fisheries Industry. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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