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  1. Tonga's banks urged to lend moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's banks remain flush with funds, and are being urged to lend more to help stimulate an economy that looks as if it has stalled this year, according to figures released today. 6 comments

  2. Tongan athletes shine at Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Gold Medalist, sprinter, Tomasi Lolesio Ma'asi with bronze medalist in the women's shotput, Tangikina Soakai .

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  3. Australian tourist drowns at Liku'alofa BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    A 62-year-old woman, an Australian national is reported to have drowned at Liku'alofa Beach on western Tongatapu on Tuesday December 3. The Tonga Police today said that the Nukunuku police station received a report of the incident around 12:27pm on Tuesday.

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  4. Princes award prizes for Tonga High School and Tonga CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    Top students of Tonga High School and Tonga College received their awards from Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and Prince Tungi, at the annual prize giving ceremonies marking the end the school year for government secondary schools this week. 2 comments

  5. Rosemarie Fili vies for Miss South Pacific titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    Miss Tonga Rosemarie Fili is one of 10 contestants vying for the Miss South Pacific title 2013/2014, held this week in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

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  6. 2013 school year ends in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Class 1 to Form 2, ended their school year with a Closing Exercise Program at Pahu. Dr Raelyan 'Esau the Dean of the Tonga Institute of Education attended as guest of honour. The Dux of the school was awarded to Ranji Lilian Sina Lavemai a Form 2 ...

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  7. Negotiation continues on rescheduling Tonga's loan from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    The rescheduling of Tonga's T$119 million loan from China for the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa has not been decided, according to Xu Zhiguang, the first Secretary of the Chinese Embassy, Nuku'alofa this afternoon, December 3. Tonga was scheduled to start repaying its loan to China on 25 September 2013, but Xu Zhiguang said that the negotiation was ... (more) 8 comments

  8. Girl of the Day: Andrea Rincon EspadaRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2013 | FansShare

    ... you many stunning foreign models over the days, weeks, months and years, such as Teresa Moore from the Kingdom of Tonga , and today is no different. During our Girl of the Day section, we have given you a number of different Colombian women, which ...

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  9. Vava'u electoral boundaries to changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Electoral Boundaries Commission is proposing to alter the electoral boundaries of two Vava'u constituencies by moving 'Utui village from Vava'u #15 to Vava'u #16.

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  10. Judge dismisses application to quash Deputy Speaker's indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    The Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga Lord Tu'iha'ateiho pleaded not guilty today to one count of possession of a firearm without a license regarding a .22 semi-automatic pistol. 1 comment

  11. World Bank announces $5m to support Tonga's recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    World Bank country director for the Pacific Islands, Franz Dree-Gross stated "The operation will support the government of Tonga to create conditions for stronger growth and improved economic resilience, both which are important to ensure that Tonga can continue to improve the quality of life for all citizens". 6 comments

  12. NCDs killing Tongans at alarming ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    A new report states that Tonga is the fourth most over-weight country in the world, and that Non-Communicable Diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, neoplasms and diabetes are a leading cause of adult death, while data showed that 36 percent of Tongan boys and 54 percent of Tongan girls were over-weight or obese. 7 comments

  13. $38m for Tonga Village Network UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    The power distribution network for 33 rural villages in Tongatapu will be upgraded over the next five-years with over $38 million pa'anga, in the continuation of a Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project.

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  14. Girl of the Day: Teresa MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | FansShare

    ... too predictable with the process, today we bring you Teresa Moore as our Girl of the Day . was born in the Kingdom of Tonga, before moving with her family to New Zealand. It was here were she and has gone on to have a very successful modelling ... 1 comment

  15. Police officer convicted of importing controlled chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Mr. Justice Charles Cato found Manu, Kevin Liu and ShiQing Li guilty on the importation of the controlled chemical to Tonga in mid-2011, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on 26 November. The three accused are remanded in police custody for sentencing ...

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  16. Jury discharged in former Attorney General's civil caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    A seven-member jury has been discharged in a civil trial which has been held for over a week at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, regarding claims brought by the former Attorney General John Cauchi against the Government of Tonga.

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  17. New crisis services for victims of domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and Children Crisis Centre at Tungi Arcade today. He said there was a high number of domestic violence incidents in Tonga. From 2008 to date the Tonga Police had recorded almost 2,300 complaints for domestic violence and compared to the population ... 2 comments

  18. The most obese nation in the world can be found in the South Pacific.Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2009 | AskMen

    ... obese; an estimated 79% of the nation's 14,000 residents have a body-mass index of 30 or higher. The nearby Kingdom of Tonga is second, with 56% of its residents considered obese. French Polynesia (41%), Saudi Arabia (36%) and the United Arab ...

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  19. Scientists Explore New Zealand s Deep SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | Scientific American

    ... of the deepest parts of the ocean. Image: JAMSTEC The JAMSTEC research vessel RV Yokosuka sailed from Nuku'alofa in Tonga this morning, heading towards New Zealand to explore the animal life on deep undersea mountains, or seamounts. A team of 14 ...

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  20. Witnesses complete evidence in civil jury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | Matangi Tonga

    A civil-jury trial hearing claims brought by Tonga's former Attorney General John Cauchi against the Government of Tonga is nearing an end as the evidence of witnesses called by the defendant was completed on 25 November, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.

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