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Friday 20 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Resident Japanese Ambassador, HE Mr Yasuo Takase presented his Letters of Credence to HM King George Tupou V at the Consular House on Monday, March 18.
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Friday 6 March 2009
London, UK
The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) gave Fiji's Interim Government a stern warning on Wednesday, March 4, that it could face suspension from the Commonwealth if it fails to meet the benchmarks that were set out by the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders in their meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on January 27.
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Friday 6 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga customs officials today said they are investigating the truth of a report that Tonga was a destination for stolen cars being smuggled out of Malaysia.
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Tuesday 3 March 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon. Siaosi 'Aho, Tonga's Minister of Police, will be Tonga's first High Commissioner to New Zealand, setting up a new Tongan High Commission in Wellington that is expected to be in operation by May this year.
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Friday 27 February 2009
Canberra, Australia
Tonga's High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Crown Prince Tupouto'a-Lavaka today presented a donation of AUD$100,000 toward a relief fund for victims of the devastating bush fires in Victoria, and the flooding in Northern Queensland.
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Friday 20 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Islands leaders and regional information and technology officers meeting in Tonga this week looked at an important regional issue of how to provide affordable international connectivity for all people in the Pacific by 2015.
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Wednesday 18 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupoutu'a Tonutonu Lindborg was one of four proud overseas Tongans from the United States who reclaimed their Tongan citizenship in Nuku'alofa on Monday February 16.
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Monday 9 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-days Pacific Climate Change Workshop for Pacific Broadcasters started at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre, Nuku'alofa, this morning.
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Friday 6 February 2009
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand celebrates 169 years of partnership between its indigenous Maori people and European settlers Friday with relations between the races in a better state than they have been for years. By David Barber
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Friday 6 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A consular office for the United States of America may up and running in Nuku'alofa before early March, according to the Acting Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet Paula Ma'u.
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Pacific Islands Forum leaders have given Fiji until May 1 2009 to announce a date for an election to be held no later than December 2009 or face suspension from the Pacific Islands Forum.
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Auckland, New Zealand
A Tongan family in New Zealand is mourning the loss of teenager Halatau Naitoko (17), a courier driver, who was accidentally shot dead by a police officer on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway on Friday January 23.
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Tuesday 27 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Day celebration kicked off at the Teufaiva Stadium at mid-day with an exhibition game of Aussie Rules football between Vava'u and Tongatapu Under-17 teams.
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Tuesday 27 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
he Fiji Times publisher Rex Gardener has been ordered by the Fiji Interim Government to leave Fiji this morning, January 27.
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Friday 23 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
The Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting in PNG has been deferred.
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Thursday 22 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
The General Voters Party (GVP) is in agreement with Prime Minister Bainimarama in asking that the meeting in Port Moresby on the 27th January 2009 be deferred to a later date because of the great humanitarian crisis being faced by Fiji at this time.
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Monday 19 January 2009
Port Vila, Vanuatu
The Daily Post publisher Marc Neil- Jones claims he has been assaulted by members of Correctional Services in a nasty incident at the newspaper office on Saturday, January 17 at about 12.45pm that left him with a suspected broken nose, bruised eye and abrasions.
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Friday 16 January 2009
Manila, Philippines
A partnership of government and international development agencies today announced the establishment of a new advisory center to assist in improving infrastructure and services in Pacific Island nations.
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Friday 16 January 2009
Manila, Philippines
Following severe floods that have devastated parts of Fiji this week, ADB has expressed deepest sympathy for the people of Fiji who have lost family and friends in the disaster.
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Thursday 15 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Fiji
The Government is donating FD$100,000 towards the victims of the natural disasters in Fiji as a result of heavy rains and flooding which so far has caused 8 deaths and forced at least 6,200 people to seek shelter and food at the 114 evacuation centres that have been established around the country.
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