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Friday 23 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Link to download "Tonga National Population and Housing Census 2011 Preliminary Results" 14 pages, 170KB. Current Members Log in.
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Wednesday 14 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The $30 million reconstruction of Vuna Wharf in Nuku'alofa has been completed 77 days ahead of schedule, and is now ready to be commissioned and to welcome the first cruise ship visit in early 2012.
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Thursday 1 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ambassador to the United States, HE Tu'a Taumoepeau-Tupou and the Vice President of the World Bank, Mr James Adam signed an agreement on November 23 in Washington DC for the release of USD $9 million budgetary support to Tonga from the World Bank.
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Thursday 3 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Seismic Network for Earthquake Observation in Tonga was launched yesterday at the Tonga government's Geological Services Unit at Vaololoa, Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 23 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga celebrated the United Nation's International Day of Peace on Wednesday evening September 21 with the launching of a new Tonga committee for Capacity for Peace and Development (CPAD) in conjunction with the United Nation Development Program.
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Thursday 15 September 2011
Nuku'alofa,Tonga
A contract for the renovation of the Ha'apai Police station worth around $500,000 pa'anga was signed today by the Minister of Police, Hon Lisiate 'Akolo and the Managing Director of Willow Cove Industries Ltd Sione Tukuafu at the Police Headquarter, Longolongo.
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Thursday 15 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 'Ohonua Community Police Station in 'Eua constructed at a cost of $1.1 million pa'anga was opened on September 14, the second to be built under the Tonga Police Development Program.
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Thursday 1 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Government has committed TOP$4.2 million pa'anga grant to upgrade Kaufana Airport in 'Eua during a grant agreement ceremony signed in Nuku'alofa on Thursday, September 1.
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Monday 29 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga needs a US$17.6 million grant from the World Bank as part its $US32.8 million fast internet connection project, which will allow Tonga to join the rest of the world and take full advantage of what digital technology has to offer at lower prices.
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Thursday 18 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Multi-million pa'anga projects to improve public roads throughout Tonga over the next two years have started while others are on the drawing board to be financed under three different programs funded by Chinese loans and a grant from the Asian Development Bank.
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Thursday 21 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An under-water telecommunication fiber optical cable network to connect Tonga to the rest of the world should be in operation before the end of 2012, according to Paula Ma'u, the Chief Executive Officer for Tonga's Ministry of Communication and Information.
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Wednesday 20 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand has committed TOP$3 million pa'anga to assist community development programs in Tonga's remote outer island communities through MORDI Tonga Trust whose target is to fight against poverty through provision of skills training and community projects.
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Friday 24 June 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The completion of the $118 million pa'anga reconstruction of central Nuku'alofa funded by a loan from the EXIM Bank of China is now hanging on a knife-edge. An investigative report leaked to the public this week reveals that high level political manoeuvring to take over the operation could derail the reconstruction by undermining its legally contracted project management. The sensitive report goes to Cabinet today, June 24.
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Tuesday 17 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE Government of Australia has increased its Official Development Assistance to Tonga by AUD$4.2 million and will also inject funds for teachers and nurses salaries, the Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Islands Affairs, Hon Richard Marles announced in Nuku'alofa this morning, May 17.
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Thursday 12 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is one of the Pacific countries that has successfully engaged with New Zealand's seasonal employment scheme, now generating huge benefits for Pacific families and attracting the support of donor agencies.
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Friday 15 April 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The South Pacific's first Sustainable Energy Expo held in Nuku'alofa on April 12-13 showcased a range of energy efficient and renewable energy products and services for Tongan businesses and consumers and increased awareness of renewable energy products, services and opportunities.
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Monday 28 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand has committed NZD$5.8 million dollars to fund a major upgrade of electricity distribution networks in 17 rural villages in Tongatapu that would improve the lives of some 10,000 people by providing a safe and reliable electricity supply.
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Monday 28 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A grant assistance of USD$365,810 was committed by the Japanese Ambassador HE Mr Yasuo Takase on March 25, to fund five community projects in Tonga.
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Sunday 20 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A grant assistance of over half a million pa'anga was signed by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga, HE Mr Yasuo Takase, and representatives from three Technical Institutes in Nuku'alofa on March 17.
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Monday 14 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Land leases at the Fua'amotu International Airport on Tongatapu and the Lupepau'u International Airport at Vava'u, are being renewed for 99 years by estate oweners.
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