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Thursday 13 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fourteen police officers were recognized in the first Tonga Police Promotion Recognition Ceremony on 3 October, at the Tonga Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A program to encourage women's leadership, saw young women take seats in Tonga's Legislative Assembly to experience the decision-making process for themselves, coinciding with the International Day of the Girl Child in Nuku’alofa on 11 October. About 30 girls are participating in the event which concludes on 14 October.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Wight (27) and Samiuela Mahina (22) have been jailed for possession of 6.8 grams and 1.14 grams of methamphetamine respectively, seized at a residence in Veitongo by Tonga Police, who suspected their drug dealing in 2021.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Asco Motors Tonga Ltd's new showroom was opened by the Acting Prime Minister, Hon. Samiu Vaipulu in Nuku’alofa on 10 October.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan who was befriended by an overseas scammer online, reported the matter to Tonga Police after the scammer directed the victim to send money. Tonga Police today urged the public to be more cautious when interacting online.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $65,000 cheque from the Chinese Government was handed over to Tonga Police for the upgrade of its mechanical workshop at the Tonga Police headquarters in Longolongo.
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Tuesday 11 October 2022
Sharm El-Sheikh, Eqypt
Some fear that this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference – to be held here in Egypt on November 6-18 – will be an unintended casualty of the geopolitical tensions and economic challenges the world is facing. I believe the opposite: COP27 represents a unique and timely opportunity for the world to come together, recognize our common interests, and restore multilateral cooperation. As daunting as this challenge is, we have no choice but to confront it. We must negotiate with one another, because there can be no negotiating with the climate. By Sameh Shoukry, COP27 President-Designate.
Tuesday 11 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Jailed former Cabinet Ministers ‘Etuate Lavulavu and his wife ‘Akosita, were freed by the Appeal Court today, when their criminal convictions were quashed, in a successful appeal that found their trial was unfair. However, the Appeal Court was satisfied there was sufficient evidence to support convictions and remitted their cases for a retrial at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 11 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 'Ikale Tahi squad for the 2022 Northern Hemisphere tour in November was announced by the Tonga Rugby Union.
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Tuesday 11 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On her first visit back to Tonga after three-years, Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia, Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho and the Mayor of Gunnedah, (a town in New South Wales, Australia) Mr Jamie Chaffey and delegation visited Kolomotu’a village this week. The towns have formed a "sister-city" bond.
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Tuesday 11 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has five new drone pilots, all civil servants, who have completed the first Certified Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Training, held in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 10 October 2022
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Montreal, Canada
Tonga has signed an Air Services Agreement with the United Arab Emirates during the 41st International Civil Aviation Organisation Triennial General Assembly in Canada.
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Monday 10 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Counterfeit $20, $50 and $100 pa'anga notes have recently been found in Tonga, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga has warned.
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Sunday 9 October 2022

Halifax, England
Mate Ma'a Tonga have excelled in their World Cup preparations with a 48 - 12 win over France in Halifax, England, in a warm-up match this morning (Tonga time).
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Saturday 8 October 2022

Suva, Fiji
A group of soil scientists have embarked on a quest to determine the impact of the volcanic ash fall and tsunami caused by the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption that occurred near Tonga in January this year. Core soil samples collected from areas on Tongatapu and 'Eua will be undergo DNA and chemical analysis at CSIRO’s Analytical Services Unit laboratory in Australia before being archived for future research.
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Saturday 8 October 2022

Auckland, New Zealand
The Ngahau Siliva, won their first game against a joint Vanuatu and PNG team 78-0 at the International Defence Rugby Competition in Auckland, New Zealand. His Majesty’s Armed Forces (HMAF) Women’s Rugby Team, will meet France on 11 October.
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Saturday 8 October 2022

London, England
The excitement of the Rugby League World Cup is drawing near as Tonga's national rugby league team, Mate Ma'a Tonga gears up for a warm up match on 8 October in England.
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Saturday 8 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Air New Zealand will be increasing its weekly flights to Tonga to six on 31 October, after the Tongan Government lifted most of its COVID-19 health restrictions on 27 September.
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Friday 7 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Competent Authority has approved a decrease in the regulated price of diesel effective 19 September 2022. This has contributed to a decrease of 13.73 seniti per litre from last regulated price of diesel in July 2022.
Friday 7 October 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The aviation alert level for Tonga's Home Reef volcanic activity, was elevated to orange on October 5 and 6 as progressive volcanic activity continued into its 25th day, with one ash eruption.
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