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Wednesday 11 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has committed around USD$304,000 to fund four community projects to upgrade water supply systems and schools in Tongatapu.
Friday 6 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
World Soil Day was marked for the first time in Tonga with a small ceremony held today, 6 December at the MORDI Tonga Trust complex in Havelu. The day highlights the importance of soil to our survival as 95% of our food comes from the soil.
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Thursday 5 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day Holiday Market Festival starting today in Nuku'alofa, showcased fine handicraft products by Tonga Development Bank's customers in a Microfinance Scheme.
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Wednesday 4 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new water system was upgraded for the people of Pelehake and handed over on December 3 by Japan.
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Wednesday 4 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank Group are ramping up their presence in Tonga and the Pacific sub region by working together in a new joint office in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 28 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The people in ‘Alakifonua on eastern Tongatapu had their old water system upgraded and handed over by Japan on November 27.
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Monday 28 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than $50,000 pa’anga has been granted to finance various social support projects in Tongatapu, ‘Eua, and ‘Eueiki this month, and to build people’s resilience during and after disasters.
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Friday 25 October 2019

Brisbane, Australia
A six-man fund-raising delegation from Ha’apai is visiting Australia this week seeking assistance from the Tongan diaspora for development projects on Foa Island.
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Friday 11 October 2019

Kolovai, Tongatapu
“Today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders,” Kolovai students noted at the opening of the new Kolovai Community Public Library this afternoon, among speakers who praised facility where every book opens windows to the world.
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Friday 4 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced an extra USD$4.5 million for the second phase of the Tonga Rural Innovation Project (TRIP) this week after officials visited ‘Eua and Tongatapu. IFAD Associate Vice-President, Donal Brown said TRIP was one of the most successful projects they had in the Pacific. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Multi-million dollar grants for Tonga, aimed at developing clean renewable energy sources, and also to improve the delivery of social services, were signed by the ADB Director General for the Pacific, Ms Carmela Locsin and the ADB Executive Director Mr Syurkani Ishak Kasim on behalf of the Government of Tonga at the ADB’s headquarters in Manila on 16 September.
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Wednesday 14 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift from Japan of emergency relief equipment worth $1.24 million pa'anga was handed over to Tonga’s National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) at Vaololoa on August 13.
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Friday 19 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sainai Prison in ‘Eua will receive new mattresses, pillows and cleaning equipment donated by the Tonga Red Cross Society, following a visit from the ICRC after Cyclone Gita.
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Friday 12 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s current development budget of $235.86 million pa’anga will be funded entirely by development partners according to the 2019-20 National Budget statement, which is now published on the Ministry of Finance website. It supports projects aligned with national development goals as well as international frameworks such as the SAMOA Pathway and the UN Development Assistance Framework 2018-2022.
Tuesday 18 June 2019

Trentham, New Zealand
A Tongan police officer, Constable Samuel Pekipaki, has graduated from the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre in New Zealand, under a programme that is training police dog handlers in Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands for drugs or firearms and explosives detection work.
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Wednesday 12 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A handful of church leaders and groups attended a public consultation session on the PACER-Plus Agreement on 10 June at the Wesleyan Church Moulten Hall, in Nuku’alofa. PACER-Plus promotes a free trade agreement between Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific countries.
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Tuesday 28 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The people in Lavengatonga on eastern Tongatapu had their old water system upgraded by Japan and handed over on May 28.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second tugboat for Tonga, the MV Olovaha, was launched this morning by HM King Tupou VI and HM Queen Nanasipau’u at the domestic wharf terminal in Nuku‘alofa. Costing $2.1 million pa’anga, the vessel was financed by the Ports Authority Tonga, with a 55% loan from the Bank of the South Pacific and 45% from its own funds.
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Monday 13 May 2019

Sydney, Australia
Women in Tonga can contribute to creating a more open and productive economy if the barriers they face are addressed, states a book recently released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Saturday 11 May 2019

Washington, U.S.A.
Tongans will soon benefit from improved digital access to key public services, including significant upgrades to Tonga’s civil registration and national ID systems, following the approval of a US$4.65 million grant by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today.
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