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Thursday 22 March 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The week beginning 26 March 2007, Tonga will be hosting the Joint Donor's Country Strategy Mission. This will involve several of our development partners, such as ADB, AusAID, NZAID, World Bank, The People's Republic of China and JICA whom will be in country to undertake joint reviews of their current strategy.
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Monday 8 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new town plan for the Nuku'alofa Central Business Area is expected to be complete by March before reconstruction work starts in April, said the Hon. Paul Karalus, the Minister for Transport, and a member of the Government Reconstruction Committee, today.
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Friday 20 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine villages in Tongatapu and two islands in the Ha...’apai Group will soon enjoy the comfort of new water tanks after recipients today signed contracts to receive $369,131 of funding from the Australian Government. Photos and story by Linny Folau
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Thursday 12 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young skilled Australian Youth Ambassadors arrived in Tonga on October 3 to work in a range of development areas.
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Thursday 31 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Although Tonga has basic Human Rights written into its Constitution, there is still a need to include International Human Rights, delegates from civil society organizations learned yesterday.
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Tuesday 29 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's cancellation of its hosting of the Pacific Island Leaders Forum Meeting that was scheduled for October 23-25 will not affect the building of a new conference hall and the upgrading the Janfull International Dateline Hotel in Tonga.
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Thursday 24 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new rubbish tip Tapuhia, which was completed on August 18, can't be used because it has no management body in place to run it.
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Tuesday 15 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The relocation of the Tukutonga Rubbish Dump from Popua to the new $12 million pa‘anga rubbish dump, Tapuhia, at Vaini was to take place this month is postponed and awaits the formation of a board to administer the new operations.
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Monday 14 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Targeting its aid in Tonga where the need is most urgent, at the grassroots level, the Japanese Government has granted over $400,000 for more village water projects.
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Monday 14 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The increasing number of pot-holes, mud pools, and the collapsing verges on Tonga's public roads will not be all fixed this year, and it is now clear that the road network will continue to deteriorate until late in 2007.
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Friday 9 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $3 million Conference Hall for the October Forum of Pacific Leaders is currently under construction at the Fa'onelua Garden, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 1 June 2006
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Tonga is seeking funds from the European Union to rehabilitate earthquake-damaged infrastructure in Ha‘apai and other regions, utilising an EU emergency allocation; and has also changed the focus of its remaining EU development assistance for the outer islands.
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Friday 19 May 2006
Ms Reiko Konosu is one Japanese name that the people in the villages of Nukuhetulu, 'Utulau, Hoi, Manuka, Lomaiviti and Puke will remember for a very long time.
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Monday 6 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Urban and a Rural Area Plan for the whole of Tonga is currently being drafted by a three-member team from Global Works International Project Development.
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Tuesday 20 September 2005
New York, USA
Tonga's Minister of Finance, Hon. Siosiua 'Utoikamanu, told the 60th session of the UN General Assembly, New York, on September 16, that in line with the UN Millennium Declaration of 2000, for a more peaceful, prosperous and just world, in which all human beings can live better and safer lives, Tonga has made certain achievements.
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Tuesday 23 August 2005

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a last minute change of plans, Pangai Si'i, the home for thousands of striking Civil Servants during the past month, has been declared by Tonga's Royal family as the new site for a Tongan National Museum that was originally to be built at Raintree Square with assistance from France.
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Wednesday 6 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Driving Golf Range was officially opened on Saturday June 25 by Crown Prince Tupouto‘’a at the grounds of Lopaukamea II, ‘‘Atele, on Tongatapu.
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Thursday 31 March 2005

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An assessment of Hardship and Poverty in Tonga, which was carried out jointly by the Government of Tonga and the Asian Development Bank in 2003, stated that 23% of the 16 communities surveyed in Tongatapu, Ha'apai, Vava'u, 'Eua, Niuatoputapu and Niuafo'ou, were living below the poverty line of $28.18 per person per week.
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 saying that when the going gets tough, the tough keep going, is very true with the Nuku‘alofa business community. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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