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Wednesday 19 December 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, December 10-13, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Tuesday 11 December 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, December 3-6, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Thursday 6 December 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, November 26-29, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Monday 26 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, November 15-22, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Tuesday 20 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's $118 million loan from China, has to be the sorriest loan application in the world; coming as a request from a poverty stricken country to a nation whose people we have ill-treated, the Kalonikali reports on November 15, quoting 'Eseta Fusitu'a, the Chief Secretary to Government and Cabinet. Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, November 12-15, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Monday 19 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government's ban on the broadcast of political news by the Tonga Broadcasting Commission may be lifted by early next year, the Minister responsible for government information told Tongan journalists on Friday.
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Thursday 15 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Taimi on November 5 alleges that the president of the Tokaikolo Church Rev. Dr. Liufau Saulala had bought the television station TV OBN in June 2006, from its previous owner Christopher Racine, and that an unidentified high ranking official from the church was concerned about the source of the funding for the purchase Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, November 5-9, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Thursday 8 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, October 29-November 1, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Monday 29 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, October 22-25, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Wednesday 24 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, October 15-18, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Wednesday 24 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The editor of the Kele'a, Tavake Fusimalohi was presented with an award by the Media Association of the Solomon Islands (MASI), last week.
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Wednesday 17 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Helen Clark was not snubbed when she arrived at the opening of the Pacific Islands Forum in Nuku'alofa yesterday, 'Eseta Fusitu'a the Master of Ceremonies said today, blaming a faulty sound system for her apparent failure to announce the entrance of Miss Clark.
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Monday 15 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Highights from Tonga's newspapers, October 3-11, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Thursday 11 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Journalists from around the Pacific region are gearing up for the upcoming Forum Island Leaders meeting, with a Regional Forum Media Workshop opening today in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 1 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Kele'a on September 26 reports that the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga will conduct prayers on November 9, loosely aimed at steering the King away from profligate living. The church's director of Christian education Rev. Dr. Taliai Niumeitolu, objected to the wording saying that it is too crude. But the Kele'a denounced Rev. Niumeitolu's concern, as being obsequious to the authorities. Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, September 26-27, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Thursday 27 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Television Tonga viewers in Tongatapu and part of 'Eua will be able to watch the 'Ikale Tahi/England Rugby World Cup match free on Saturday morning, September 29.
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Saturday 22 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A senior customs official told the Talaki of September 19 that custom duties have not been raised, as is perceived by some people, but that custom officers are now applying the law fully, which they had not done in the past. Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, September 10-13, 2007. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
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Tuesday 18 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Iraqi-bound troops have arrived in Kuwait, where they will spend two weeks acclimatizing to the Middle Eastern weather, prior to their deployment. The Kalonikali reports the troops trained with M16 rifles in Pendleton, California, and took a crash course in basic Arabic as well as Iraqi culture. According to spokesperson Sergeant Siaosi Moleni, they missed the Tongan food, but "found solace in ice cream which was available in copious quantity at all meal times." Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, September 10-13, 2007.
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Monday 10 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan television viewers who have been enjoying watching the opening matches of the Rugby World Cup live and free on CCTV, should enjoy it while they can and hope that a ship carrying Sky Pacific TV equipment from Fiji will never arrive in Tongatapu.
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Monday 10 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Minister for Sports, Youth, Employment and Training Hon. Tu'ivakano denied claims that he fiddled with taxpayers' money...and explained that the government had received a request from the Tonga Rugby Board, for financial assistance in sending the 'Ikale Tahi to the World Cup. Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, September 3-6, 2007.
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