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... generosity was to enable him to accomplish his vision to increase the standard of education in his constituency. Tonga is scheduled to connect to a submarine fiber-optic telecommunications cable network in June, and it is envisaged that the fast ... Comment?
... olunga dance. at the Royal Palace. While performing her duties at the palace, Palu Vava'u and Veiongo Kupu represented Tonga on a trip to England in 1954, for a Comment?
When the crunch of Tonga's huge debt to China becomes critical in the new financial year 2013-14, the government, naturally, will be looking for someone to blame. 2 comments
... his diverse activities in public service, business, community welfare and politics. In February 2006 Dr Sevele became Tonga's first elected member of parliament to become Prime Minister and the first who was not a member of the royal family or any ... Comment?
... his diverse activities in public service, business, community welfare and politics. In February 2006 Dr Sevele became Tonga's first elected member of parliament to become Prime Minister and the first who was not a member of the royal family or any ... 2 comments
The Tonga Government has allocated $1 million to finance a new Agricultural Export Marketing Fund aimed at providing short term loans to exporters who buy exportable produce from farmers. 4 comments
... nator Bob Carr announced on January 10, that Australia will provide more than $33 million in development assistance to Tonga this year. This is to support local education, health and safe drinking water. Comment?
... and 347 crew. It departed for Fiji yesterday afternoon at 5pm., shortly after a tsunami watch was issued for Tonga and warning for Fiji was cancelled. It was the fourth cruise ship to visit the capital this year and docked at Vuna Wharf yesterday ... Comment?
... and First Lady Cynthia, Premier Toke Talagi of Niue, Dr. Sitiveni Halapua, a member of parliament from the Kingdom of Tonga, Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga and his wife Pohakalani, and government officials were among the guests at the youth summit, ... 1 comment
Tonga has issued a tsunami warning from the National Emergency management centre in Nuku'alofa, said director Leveni 'Aho, at 4:14pm. Expected time of wave activity is 6:15 Tonga time, based on information received from the Comment?
Tonga's first small wind turbine project is expected to be commissioned by Tonga Power Ltd. Comment?
... new member of Cabinet, Siosifa Tu'utafaiva, the No. 6 Tongatapu People's Representative to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga. 'Aholotu Palu, the Acting Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet, said this afternoon that Sifa took up the positions ... 18 comments
The Tonga Police Brass Band greeted passengers at the wharf, while handicraft sellers tried to attract attention to local wares. 4 comments
... time, on a sea of change. Tongan Ark is a bold new feature documentary film, the first film of its kind to come out of Tonga, which premiered to critical acclaim at the 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival. Tongan Ark inducts us into the ... Comment?
Tonga could have its first Winter Olympian next year at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Comment?
Tonga's Ministry of Information and Communications issued individual licenses to Uata Media Ltd. Comment?
... through Labor Day. Carmel photographer Bryant Austin gets up close with Mozart, a humpback calf, off the Kingdom of Tonga in 2006. (COURTESY OF BRYANT AUSTIN) Ella's portrait takes up the center space in the museum's 2,700-square foot gallery. The ... Comment?
... of an illicit drug. This was after a transnational police investigation into illicit drugs was conducted in Tonga and Australia, in December 2010. Police are understood to have searched the noble's homes in Tongatapu and in Vava'u. The defendant is ... Comment?
Kingdom Lager, a new beer that is soon to be brewed and bottled in Tonga, was launched at the Tali 'Eva Bar in Nuku'alofa on Saturday, 26 January. Comment?
... the Central Business District before the ship departed this afternoon for Fiji. is understood to have arrived early in Tonga on Sunday, January 27 but did not dock at Vuna Wharf until yesterday, due to the Sunday law. The cruise ship came in with ... 8 comments