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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government is rolling out business recovery support payments to those in the informal sector, who have suffered financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday 10 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Public Health Emergency has been renewed to prevent or minimize the spread of COVID-19 within Tonga, starting from 8:00pm today until 8:00pm 7 June.
Tuesday 6 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's prime minister is reportedly working on plans for not only a big international airport at Vava'u, but also two inter-island bridges: one in Vava'u to connect Mala Island to Talihau, and another in Tongatapu to connect Patangata to the Eastern Districts
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Friday 26 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A government department at a workshop with journalists yesterday, has requested to partner with the media to promote government messages. The department seems to be faced with the challenge of not getting their key messages across to the public.
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Tuesday 16 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cheque of $250,000 dividend was presented to government from the property sector of public enterprises during their Annual General Meeting today, 16 February.
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Tuesday 2 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The best countries on the 2020 Corruption Perception Index are New Zealand and Denmark with scores of 88. However, two thirds of countries scored below 50/100 and public sector corruption was deadlier than ever during the pandemic. “The results make one thing clear – corruption kills people,” stated Transparency International this week in releasing their report.
Thursday 28 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister was today conferred as a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Australia, by the Australian High Commissioner to Tonga on behalf of the institute.
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Monday 25 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A reshuffle in the Tongan Cabinet, was approved today by HM King Tupou VI, with the appointment of a new Minister of Justice and Prisons, and a new Minister of Trade and Economic Development.
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Monday 11 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pilimilose Balwyn Fa’otusia has been re-appointed as Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Finance for another four-years, starting January 4.
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Friday 6 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government's infrastructure planning procedures along with the associated budget and aid management systems will be improved by the end of the year, with assistance from the Pacific Regional Infrastructure Facility.
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Wednesday 4 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The dates for public holidays in 2021 have been confirmed by the Tonga Government, with most observed on the actual day.
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Wednesday 28 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty solar street lights were donated to Tonga by China’s Dongguan Municipality, during a signing ceremony at Fa’onelua Convention Centre today.
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Tuesday 27 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan government's services will close down for their annual Christmas holiday, for two weeks from Monday December 21, 2020, to resume on January 4, 2021.
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Thursday 8 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine farm tractors and eight fishing boats donated by China, were handed over to Tonga today at an official ceremony at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries (MAFFF) office, Ma’ufanga.
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Monday 21 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The annual Tax Week, September 21-27, was launched by Prime Minister Hon Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, under a theme of resilience. It aims to inform and raise awareness on the Ministry's services.
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Thursday 3 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New directors for the Tonga Government's 12 Public Enterprises have been appointed from September 1 for one-year, the government announced.
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Tuesday 1 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Unclaimed money totalling over $973,085 pa'anga, held in 1582 customer accounts by commercial banks in Tonga, will be transferred to the government and will become government property, if the accounts remain unclaimed. The account holders have until November to make their claims, the National Reserve Bank Tonga announced on 28 August.
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Monday 17 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Lapaha widow, Fonongava‘inga Soakai Kautai received a new home today, reportedly valued at $120,000. According to Siesi H. Fine, from the office of the Tongatapu Constituency No. 10, today’s handover was the first of 20,000 houses to be constructed and handed over to “the Poor and Down Trodden People of Tonga”.
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Monday 27 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A press club for journalists, formed by the new Media Association of Tonga, was launched last Friday, 24 July, at Davina House, Ma’ufanga.
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Wednesday 24 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty volunteers from Tonga Red Cross took part in the second CoViD-19 repatriation drill yesterday in Tongatapu.
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