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Friday 30 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China's state-owned radio station launched a 24 hours FM service in Nuku'alofa today, offering programs in English and Chinese languages.
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Media and Journalism programme at the Tonga Institute for Higher Education (TIHE) welcomed a donation of $15,000 worth of equipment from the Auckland University of Technology School of Communication Studies yesterday, May 22.
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Thursday 3 May 2012
Paris, France
World Press Freedom Day (today, May 3) is our opportunity to raise the flag in the fight to advance media freedom. We call on States, professional media and non-governmental organisations everywhere to join forces with the United Nations to promote online and offline freedom of expression in accordance with internationally accepted principles. This is a pillar of individual rights, a foundation for healthy societies and a force for social transformation.
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Wednesday 25 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Tonga plans to launch a new weekly newspaper next month, becoming the fifth weekly newspaper in Tonga.
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Thursday 8 March 2012
Lord Tu'ivakano and Betty Blake

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new FM radio station, 98FM, the Le'o 'o e Kakai (Voice of the People) will start broadcasting on March 12 from the Ma'a Fafine mo e Famili centre, Fasi, Nuku'alofa.
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Saturday 3 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ita, a new English newspaper was launched by the owner Joseph Ramanlal and the guest of honor, the Minister of Police Hon Lisiate 'Akolo, at Longolongo yesterday afternoon, March 2.
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Tuesday 1 November 2011
Washington DC, USA
Bob Woodward, one of America's best known journalists, believes that journalists should be persistent and relentless in pursuing the truth. By Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 1 November 2011
Washington DC,USA
Growing their economy and creating jobs are among the most important issues facing America today, observers at a White House press briefing learned on October 27. By Linny Folau
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Wednesday 26 October 2011
Washington DC,USA
The International Visitor Leadership Program for Journalists began in Washington DC on October 24, bringing together 150 journalists from around the world, including Linny Folau of Matangi Tonga Online, from Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 19 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first women-led community 98FM radio station called Voice of the people (Le'o 'o e Kakai) 98FM radio station was launched in Nuku'alofa on September 16 for a one week trial run featuring programs on women's and youth issues.
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Thursday 11 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Less than a month before the 'Ikale Tahi meets the All Blacks in the September 9 opening match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup it seems certain that the majority of Tongan rugby fans will have difficulty viewing live television coverage of the matches.
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Wednesday 12 January 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been chosen by the International Telecommunications Union ITU, as one of five Asia-Pacific Region countries to receive assistance for the development of their roadmaps to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting in television and radio.
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Saturday 11 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The independent radio station BroadCom FM88.1, shut down on Friday December 3 in a dispute with Taimi Media Network and the government over sub-licensing and content, will have to wait until Tonga has a new Minister of Communications next year before the future of the new station can be decided.
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Monday 4 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Tongan newspaper for women, named the 'Faite' was launched on Friday, October 1 at 'Anana by two local women, 'Olive Ramanlal as Publisher and Lupi 'Akolo as Editor.
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Friday 21 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Taimi Media Network, operator of the Television Tonga 2 Channel, ceased broadcasting on May 7.
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Wednesday 5 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In an address to mark the World Press Freedom Day, May 3 the Minister of Justice Hon Samiu Vaipulu assured local journalists that Clause 7 of the Constitution, which guaranteed Freedom of Speech and Media Freedom, would not be touched while government is drafting legislation to implement political reform and to hold a general election on November 25.
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Sunday 2 May 2010
Paris, France
The right to know is central for upholding other basic rights, for furthering transparency, justice and development. Hand-in-hand with the complementary notion of freedom of expression, it underpins democracy.
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Saturday 6 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Certificate and Diploma in Media and Journalism Class has received new sets of equipment amounting to $20,000 from the Pacific Island News Association through the assistance of AUSAid.
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Wednesday 25 November 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 20th birthday of the Taimi 'o Tonga newspaper was marked with a thanksgiving prayer service at the Queen Salote College Hall on Saturday, November 21, with the publisher and editor Kalafi Moala announcing changes.
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Friday 11 September 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's newest media company, BroadCom-TMN Group launched a new FM 88.1 radio station and television production unit on Saturday, September 5 at Ngele'ia.
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