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Thursday 6 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first shipment of Tongan squash to Japan for 2005 will leave Nuku‘alofa at the end of next week with 3200 tonnes of Tongan squash.
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Tuesday 4 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Following the acceptance by government of the demands of Tonga's striking civil servants for a 60, 70, 80% salary rise on September 4, Tonga's Minister of Finance, Hon. Siosiua 'Utoikamanu has been attending development and finance meetings in New York, and recently in Barbados, in the West Indies.
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Wednesday 21 September 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new range of locally produced liqueurs and spirits was launched at the Billfish Bar, Nuku'alofa, last night, September 20.
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Wednesday 13 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The launching of an SMS text message service by the Tonga Communication Corporation on July 11,was a milestone in the development of mobile telecommunications in Tonga, according to the Acting General Manager of TCC Timote Katoanga.
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Thursday 2 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The winners of this year's Quality Service Awards were shining examples for Tonga, "we need you," said Dr Fred Sevele, Minister of Labour, Commerce and Industries, in presenting the awards on the evening of May 31.
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Wednesday 25 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chairman of Shoreline Power, Crown Prince Tupouto'a, this morning, May 25, offered to return Tonga's electric power operation to government in return for a large settlement of an amount to be assessed.
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Thursday 5 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After Tonga's squash growers this week became totally confused over how the new Consumption Tax applied to their businesses, the Minister of Finance has come out and promised them exemption from the CT on agricultural imports.
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Monday 2 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25 per cent increase in Nuku'alofa's port tariffs due to start on April 1 has been deferred until July 1 by the Nuku'alofa Port Authority.
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Friday 1 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While Tongan consumers were faced with a new 15% Consumption Tax coming into effect today, April 1, Tongan businesses were not amused by the sudden announcement by their Port Authority of a 25% increase in ports tariffs to take effect on April 4. They warn that the increase in shipping tariffs will absorb any savings that were to be made from the Consumption Tax introduction.
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Wednesday 30 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan economy is not shaping up well in comparision with other Pacific islands and other economies in the Asia Pacific region, according to World Bank indicators.
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Wednesday 9 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The E. M. Jones group of companies, one of Tonga's oldest trading companies is selling out. Keith Harris of Guardian Trust, New Zealand, the legal owner of E. M. Jones Group of companies since 1981 said that they had no other option but to sell E. M. Jones Ltd.
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Wednesday 23 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Post Office, which is set to be corporatised in July, has recently doubled its airmail parcel rates and introduced a special high rate for parcels on the busiest section between Tonga and New Zealand.
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Monday 21 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu's electric power generation will be boosted by a new 3.0 megawatt diesel generator that Shoreline Group has imported from Germany and expects to be operational by June this year.
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Friday 18 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Communications Corporation launched its new Post Paid Mobile service, yesterday February 17, at the International Dateline Hotel, offered through its UCall mobile system.
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Tuesday 15 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Long-time parliamentarian 'Uliti Uata, aims to finish building his downtown office block on Nuku'alofa's main street this year - a project that has taken 24 years.
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Monday 7 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Following concern in Tonga in recent weeks over the rising cost of electricity, the Prince Regent, Crown Prince Tupouto'a told Matangi Tonga Online that his power supply company, Shoreline, has now made it a top priority to reduce its fuel costs for power generation. by Pesi Fonua
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Tuesday 1 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's official Foreign Reserves held by the National Reserve Bank increased by $1.9 million in December 2004 to $93.4 million, an amount equivalent to 5.9 months of imports of goods.
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Wednesday 26 January 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government Printing Department is the latest of government's semi-commercial operations to be corporatised.
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Monday 24 January 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Communications Corporation has accumulated a loss of $50,000 during the five days that its international, inter-island telephone, and internet services were disrupted last week.
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Saturday 22 January 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mangoes for breakfast, mangoes for lunch, and mangoes for dinner - we have mangoes dropping on our heads and squashing under our feet in Tongatapu this month.
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