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Tuesday 14 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Information Unit at the Prime Minister's office will soon come under the jurisdiction of the new Department of Information, said Hon 'Afu'alo Matoto, Tonga's recently appointed Minister of Information.
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Tuesday 7 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele 'Amanaki, the Secretary General, of Tonga's Public Service Association, has been dismissed from her government post in a disciplinary action over her engagement in political activities.
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Monday 23 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon. 'Afu'alo Matoto the Minister for Public Enterprises was appointed as Tonga's first Minister of Information on Friday, July 20.
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Tuesday 17 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia will contribute an additional AUD$5 million to the Business Recovery Fund in order to speed-up recovery for Nuku'alofa businesses that were affected by the riots of November 16, 2006, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Alexander Downer told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa this morning.
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Friday 6 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three members of the Public Service Association PSA, Vili Vete, Mele 'Amanaki and Sione Taione presented a Letter of Petition to the Private Secretary of the king, Sateki 'Ahio at the Palace Office at 4 pm this afternoon.
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Monday 18 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Emergency Powers for Public Safety and Public Order Regulations 2007 have been extended for another 30 days, beginning on June 15.
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Wednesday 6 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele, saying that the Public Servants' Association (PSA) is out of step with its new demands for the extension of the 60, 70, 80% salary rise for two more years and for a political reform to be implemented next year, has warned that civil servants should stay clear of politics.
Friday 1 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Peauafi Haukinima has resigned.
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Wednesday 16 May 2007
Nuku'aofa, Tonga
As a result of the continuing monitoring of the security situation in the country, Government has extended the period for the state of emergency, but with some changes to the associated regulations.
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Friday 11 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Labour,Commerce and Industries (MLCI) hereby advises businesses affected by the events of 16/11, of the existence of the Business Hardship Fund (BHF).
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Tuesday 20 March 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finance Minister and Chief Commissioner of Revenue, Hon Siosiua T.T. 'Utoikamanu, has announced the appointment of an external Special Advisor for Customs. He is also seeking assistance from an International Agency on tackling corruption.
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Wednesday 31 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government will at the end of February begin its pre-selection process of labourers from around the country who are interested in applying for New Zealand's seasonal labour scheme.
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Friday 22 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The names of eleven new Heads of Department were announced on December 21 by Tonga's Public Service Commission, while another six HoD posts are expected to be filled by early next year.
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Thursday 21 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government will officially close down for its Christmas and New Year holiday at 8:30am on Friday December 22.
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Tuesday 12 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be no Santa Claus or Christmas shopping in Central Nuku'alofa this year while the area remains a ghost town.
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Friday 24 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Post Office has set up a mobile service at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall outside the Restricted Area of central Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 10 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Public Service Commission (PSC) will announce the 17 successful applicants for CEO positions with government departments before the end of the month.
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Thursday 7 September 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's US$8.2 million loan from the Asian Development Bank in 2002, earmarked for the government's Economic and Public Sector Reform Program, has been nearly all spent on paying civil servants, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Siosiua 'Utoikamanu revealed to Parliament this week.
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Friday 11 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Fua'amotu International Airport will be managed by a private company, the Tonga Airports Ltd. (TAL), starting on January 1, 2007.
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Wednesday 2 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mr. Justice Anthony David Ford (64) has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tonga, taking up the post from September 8 when Chief Justice Robin Webster's term in office ends.
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