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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The new headquarters of the Tonga Defence Services was officially opened by HM King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV on December 5. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Tuesday 30 December 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A study of the level of corruption in Tonga is expected to be completed before the end of the year, and made public by March 2004. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 3, December 2003.
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Monday 29 December 2003
Suva, Fiji
A Tongan national has been appointed as the Forum Representative for Forum Island Countries (FICs) to the World Trade Organisation based in Geneva.
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Wednesday 10 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
British High Commissioner to Tonga, Mr Paul Nessling: “It is great to have a degree in molecular biology but out there, we are desperate for nurses, teachers, youth workers, social workers, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, cooks, IT engineers and many others with skills.”
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Reaching out to Tongan women to explain their rights, and to help eliminate discrimination against them, is the aim of a newly formed women'’s working group. -Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Human smuggling in all it forms remain an unforgivable crime, according to Denis Nihill, the regional Representative of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Denis visited Tonga in September. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Wednesday 26 November 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Talking of island states, “Big is useful, but small is beautiful," Sir Julius, a former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, and a member of the Eminent Persons Group, said in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 6 October 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
2,000 to 3,000 Freedom Marchers gathered at the Catholic Basilica of St Anthony of Padua, Nuku'alofa, the capital of Tonga, at mid-day today, and marched to the Tongan Parliament (below) to present petitions calling for protection of Freedom of Speech, which is threatened by a Government Bill to change the Tongan Constitution. - Photos by Pesi Fonua, Linny Folau, and George Cocker.
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Tuesday 23 September 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Wife beating, child molesting and prostitution are the pressing social problems that women are facing in Tonga today, according to Chief Inspector Officer Lautoa Faletau. Tuesday, September 23, 2003
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A Centre for Women and Children that was started by the Catholic Women’s League in Nuku‘alofa, has became a National Project of Tonga, in order to survive and to grow, the CWL Annual General Meeting was told in April. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The late Samisoni Cook was Tonga’s last whaler, but now his family would like to revive the industry. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Arriving in Tonga immediately after being released from foreign jails is often a traumatic experience for young people, who have spent most of their adult lives in the metropolitan centres of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney and Auckland. Many of them know very little about Tonga, excepting for the fact that they are of Tongan origins. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
FROM OUR ARCHIVES. Because our society still condones male violence, the victims cannot be properly protected. One example of condoned violence in Tongan laws was the offence of rape. Tonga’s legal system cannot effectively protect the victims of domestic violence until there is a change of attitudes and behavior across society, says Teimumu Tapueluelu, the President of the Women in Law Society. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The secret to success for Tongan immigrants is to be able to maintain their identity as Tongans, at the same time absorb and take advantage of the opportunities that are available to them in their host countries, said Dr Helen Morton Lee, a lecturer on anthropology at the La Trobe University of Melbourne. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
A new illustrated book featuring Tongan and English translations of a German fairytale, was presented to HM King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV on the schools day, at Teufaiva Stadium, during the Kings’s 85th birthday celebrations this year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Richard Stanley, Tonga’s new alternative executive director to the Asian Development Bank, visited Tonga at the end of April. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Dr Sam Wong, the controversial Chinese businessman who has invested millions of dollars in Tonga since 1992 returned to the kingdom in May. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The new General Manager of the Westpac Bank of Tonga, Mishka Tu‘ifua (37), is a winner. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
New Zealand’s Maori Queen, Dame Te Arikuini Te Atairangikaahu visited Tonga twice recently to attend a wedding in the Tongan Royal Family, and the King’s 85th birthday. She was amazed at how well Tonga has held together its traditions, but also expressed concern about the need to make the young people of the Pacific aware of their unique heritage in a world that often does not understand their cultures. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Friday 1 August 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Many young Tongans are unhappy and frustrated in their host countries and with the hardship of meeting their parents' obligations to Tonga. -Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 2
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