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Saturday 12 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Sir Edmund Hillary at 9.00am on Friday 11 January 2008, in Auckland.
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Friday 11 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ms. Christine Bogle, the incoming New Zealand High Commissioner to Tonga, will arrive in Tonga on Monday, January 14 to take up her new position.
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Friday 11 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Iceland formalized their diplomatic relations on December 14, 2007 in New York at the residence of the Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, H.E. Mrs. H. W. Hannesson.
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Thursday 10 January 2008
London, UK
New Zealand's Prime Minister Helen Clark praised the Secretary-General's stewardship of the Commonwealth, saying that his eight years at the helm has capped his many years of distinction in public life in New Zealand. This includes seven years as Deputy Prime Minister, nine as Foreign Minister and 21 years as a Member of Parliament.
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Monday 7 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nukuleka, a small fishing village on the northern shores of eastern Tongatapu, at the entrance to the Fanga'uta Lagoon, has been identified by a Canadian archaeologist, Professor David V. Burley, as the cradle of Polynesia.
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Sunday 25 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, has been selected the new Commonwealth Secretary-General slated to take over the reins of office on 1 April 2008.
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Saturday 24 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
he Queen's speech at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Uganda, 23 November 2007.
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Thursday 22 November 2007
Kampala, Uganda
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, CHOGM, will be officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in Kampala, Uganda, on Friday. Tonga was represented at the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting by the Tongan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, HE Dr Ngongo Kioa.
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Thursday 22 November 2007
Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank ADB and the governments of Japan and Australia are providing $88 million in financing to support the development of Samoa's power sector.
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Tuesday 20 November 2007
Suva, Fiji
Transparency International Fiji is calling the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Ltd to make public its recruitment process in the appointment of the new FBCL CEO, Mr. Riyaz Saiyad Khaiyum.
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Tuesday 20 November 2007
Sydney, Australia
The Japanese Whaling fleet left the port of Shimonoseki in Japan on Sunday the 18 November for the Antarctic to kill over 1000 whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary under the guise of 'scientific' whaling.
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Monday 19 November 2007
Apia, Samoa

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Sunday 18 November 2007

Apia, Samoa
Visitors to American Samoa for the 2008 Pacific Festival of Arts should not expect to be able to hire or use four-wheel drives or pick-up trucks. with the American Samoa Government putting a tight leash on the importation of vehicles that emit ozone-depleting substances that contribute to global warming and climate change.
Thursday 15 November 2007
Apia, Samoa
Tonga will host the 6th Pacific Community Conference, to be held in 2009, with the hope of drawing attention to the needs of the island kingdom.
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Wednesday 14 November 2007
Apia, Samoa
One highlight event of the 5th Pacific Community Conference ...– also being referred to as the 60th Anniversary Conference ...– is the launch of a commemorative book marking 60 years of service to Pacific Island peoples by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).
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Tuesday 13 November 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI Assistant Special Coordinator, Mataiasi Lomaloma has held talks with chiefs, leaders and the community in Manakwai Village, North Malaita, after Tongan soldiers were alleged to have assaulted youths from Manakwai.
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Wednesday 7 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The judiciary in the Pacific Region has remained independent and its integrity unassailable, HM King George Tupou V told Pacific judges, in opening the 17th Pacific Judicial Conference at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre in Nuku'alofa this morning.
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Monday 5 November 2007
Suva, Fiji
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) has announced the appointment of Matai Akauola, News Director of the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Limited (FBCL) as its new Manager and Training Co-ordinator.
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Friday 2 November 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI's military contingent is conducting an investigation into events last week involving a platoon of Tongan soldiers on patrol in North Malaita.
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Thursday 25 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's biggest apple production company, Mr Apples Farm Ltd., will be recruiting 248 Tongan workers under the Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme.
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