You are here

Results for Business

Thursday 2 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vulnerable rural farmers in Tonga will receive a range of services and support to improve farm productivity and their livelihoods under the Pacific Islands Rural & Agricultural Stimulus Facility (PIRAS) project, launched at Falemasiva Hall, Tailulu College on December 2. By Eleanor Gee.
Thursday 2 December 2021
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
USD$5 million funding from the Asian Development Bank will “help restore and accelerate private sector-led economic growth in Tonga after the COVID-19 pandemic”, after the Tonga Government signed a grant agreement with the ADB on Wednesday, 1 December.
Tuesday 30 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Higher imported and domestic prices have driven increasing inflation in Tonga. In the year to August 2021 inflation rose by 7.0%, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga reported. Annually, foreign reserves increased, resulting from more receipts of budget support, project funds, and remittances.
Wednesday 17 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene will increase starting on November 18. Due to a high price increase this month of between .21 and .25 seniti per litre, the Tonga Competent Authority advised the public to wisely manage its petrol consumption.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 15 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
$50,000 worth of cash grants are available for community projects around Tonga under Digicel's One Tonga Kiai initiative, and a Christmas grand prize of $30,000 is also up for grabs, announced Digicel Tonga today.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 2 November 2021
thumbnail

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A fund of USD$302,281 from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), approved for Tonga's Private Sector Readiness Programme, will help to build capacity within the private sector, mainly among micro, small and medium enterprises, to access GCF funds. “The private sector in Tonga is becoming increasingly aware of the threats posed by climate change but less informed about the impending risks and opportunities that climate change can present,” says the Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After the Prime Minister's Office announced yesterday the Government's approval for a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Lupepau'u Airport, Vava'u, citing a private proposal involving Tongan nationals and foreign investment, they have further clarified today that a full proposal has not been received. Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet, Edgar Cocker told Matangi Tonga this morning that their press release did not mean that Government had granted approval for a recently formed company Raw Mana Ltd. to undertake the project.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 19 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petrol, diesel and kerosene prices have increased as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority (TCA) starting on October 18.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 15 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fresh local produce was displayed today at Queen Salote Memorial Hall marking the 41st World Food Day, under a theme ‘Our actions are our future, better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life'.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 22 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Foreign Reserve held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga rose significantly in August 2021 by $46.9 million to $751.7 million, which is equivalent to 13.1 months of imports.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 20 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petrol, kerosene, and diesel prices have decreased for September - October starting today, September 20, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority, while the LPG price has increased for September - December.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 4 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A multi-million dollar grant for the provision of a new tugboat for the Port of Nuku'alofa was signed by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Kensaku Munenaga and the Prime Minister, Hon, Rev. Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa at the Prime Minister’s Office, yesterday, 3 September 2021.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 23 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A workshop focusing on finance opportunities for climate action projects in Tonga was held on Friday, 20 August by the Climate Change Department.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 17 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Domestic Economic activities showed some improvements in May 2021, Sione Ngongo Kioa, the Governor of Tonga’s National Reserve Bank told the National Reserve Bank of Tonga’s Board of Directors on 5 August. However, the Reserve Bank’s GDP outlook projected a deeper contraction in Tonga’s economy for 2020-21 as the extended lockdowns and uncertainties present significant risk.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 16 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The price for petrol, kerosene, and diesel will increase starting on 18 August, as approved by the Tonga Competent Authority, as subsidies are discontinued.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 5 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A training program encouraging qualified and experienced electricians to do business legally and get licensed, as well as understand the laws and regulations governing electrical contractor work, is underway this week in Nuku’alofa. Currently, only 28 electrical contractors are properly registered to service Tonga Power Ltd’s 25,000 customers on Tongatapu, with only one for the whole of Vava'u and none in Ha'apai.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 27 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In Tonga the wholesale price for petrol and kerosene increased, while diesel decreased, effective on July 26.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 20 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
A petition that was tabled into Parliament to stop the construction of a restaurant/burger bar at the ocean swimming pool on the Touliki waterfront in the capital, was deferred for government to make a final decision. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 19 July 2021

Sydney, Australia
Telstra Corp Ltd on Monday, 12 July was in discussions to buy the Pacific operations of the telecom company Digicel Group, Reuters news service reported yesterday, 18 July.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister delivered a preacherly message, intending to clarify the direction of the Ministry of Finance for the coming year. He was making a keynote address on launching a new “Foundational Ministry of Finance Week” in Nuku'alofa.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages