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Tuesday 22 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $5 million aid grant announced by Chinese President Hu Jintao, to mark the first official visit to China by the Tongan Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele last month, was officially signed in Nuku'alofa yesterday.
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Friday 11 May 2007
Neiafu, Vava'u
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Defence concluded the Financing Agreement for the Technical Cooperation Facility which will provide funds of Euro 500,000 (around TOP$ 1.4 million) by the European Commission (EC) to facilitate the implementation of the EC funded projects in Tonga.
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Friday 27 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The government of Australia has provided community assistance funds totalling pa'anga $1,495,066.00 for 2006-07 compared to pa'anga $1,130,871.68 for the financial year 2005-06.
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Wednesday 11 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga is hot in pursuit of a $100 million pa'anga loan from China for the reconstruction of its capital Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 4 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The reconstruction of Nuku'alofa will be launched on September 28, with a ground-breaking ceremony by King George Tupou V.
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Monday 2 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has this morning given Tonga funds for projects to build new rainwater tanks at Patangata village, to provide a new water supply system for Hihifo, and for protecting the coastline on Lifuka Island.
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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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