Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. King opens new commercial bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and two Tongans 'Aisake Tu'iono and Mishka. The bank was awarded a license to operate by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga in July last year. It is the fifth bank in Tonga. Princess Pilolevu Tuita with Mr Jianhua Hu (4th from left) and Ms Tiantian ... 1 comment

  2. Give your voices to voiceless, initiate change, Queen urges future leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's first "Practice Parliament for Women" is a crucial milestone and marks a very positive step forward for Tonga, said Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho in opening the event today, April 7, in Nuku'alofa at the Faonelua Convention Centre. 2 comments

  3. Gordon and Sonia cook up a scheme to volunteer for a year in TongaRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2014 | Central Western Daily

    ... help someone else. That's exactly what Orange couple Gordon and Sonia Muir did when they spent a year volunteering in Tonga with the federal government's Australian Volunteers For International Development - which aims to build the capacity of ...

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  4. Ha - apai not joining 2014 Royal Agricultural ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... year due to the extensive damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January. The annual event to be held throughout the Tonga island groups will begin on August 6 in Niuatoputapu, followed by Niuafo'ou August 7, Vava'u August 9, and 'Eua August 15, ...

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  5. Bank embezzlers remain in custody for sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Four former bank tellers who embezzled over $70,000 from the Westpac Bank of Tonga, were further remanded in custody today after their sentencing was adjourned to April 16. Two women, Mo'ui Loketi, and Fifita 'Uluheua Latu, and two men, Sione Matafahi and Tavake Kaufusi, appeared at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa this afternoon, March 4. Mr ... (more)

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  6. King reminds Tongans of their vulnerability to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Closing the Tonga Legislative Assembly's 2013 Session, Lord Tu'iha'angana, Lord Kalaniuvalu Fotofili and Lord Luani. 2 comments

  7. 30 women to enter Practice ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Thirty representatives will take part in Tonga's first "Practice Parliament for Women" on April 10-11 in Nuku'alofa, a two-day event that aims to encourage women to run for parliament in the upcoming 2014 General Election in November. 12 comments

  8. Nobles to close 2013 parliamentary sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The 2013 Session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga will be closed by three nobles on Thursday, April 3 after sitting this week in Nuku'alofa.

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  9. Students are warned of Drug DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and the effects of drug use at a lecture held at the Kalofiama 'O Epworth Hall on Friday March 28, in Nuku'alofa. The Tonga Mental Health and Disabilities Association joined by the Ministry of Education and Training with support from the Tonga ...

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  10. Tonga manslaughter charges droppedRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... against them dropped and have been freed on bail pending assault charges. Otahuhu constable Kali Fungavaka had been in Tonga for his grandfather's funeral when he was arrested outside a Nuku'alofa bar on August 17. He was allegedly assaulted by ...

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  11. Parliament Committee passed Bill for nurses to prescribe medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... to prescribe medicines. But it is a known fact that one could wait for hours in any outpatients, in any hospital in Tonga before one could see a doctor. The Minister of Health, Lord Tu'I'afitu, reassured the House that there is a board responsible ...

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  12. Nautilus Minerals SWOT Analysis: Mining the Ocean FloorRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | GuruFocus.com

    ... Canada, and has overseas offices in Milton Queensland, Australia, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Has secured exploration licenses from Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, New Guinea and Vanuatu. The company recently filed for an ...

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  13. Tonga sells diplomatic passportsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Southland Times

    Tonga is slipping into a high-level political crisis after revelations its diplomatic passports have been sold to Chinese nationals on the express order of the island nation's prime minister.

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  14. Chinese state leader visits TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A Chinese State leader, Mr Wang Jiarui and a delegation arrived in Tonga this morning, 27 March on a two-days goodwill visit. 1 comment

  15. Rain doubles average in TongatapuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the capital Nuku'alofa recording 130mm - the highest recorded in 24-hours this year. Ofa Fa'anunu, the Director of Tonga's Meteorological Services at Fua'amotu said from 10am Sunday, March 23 to 10am Monday, March 24, the capital recorded 130mm of ...

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  16. Parliament permits nurses to prescribe medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... to prescribe medicines. But it is a known fact that one could wait for hours in any outpatients, in any hospital in Tonga before one could see a doctor. The Minister of Health, Lord Tu'I'afitu, reassured the House that there is a board responsible ...

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  17. Restaurant owner charged with illegal processing of sea-cucumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... without a license and possession of sea-cucumbers out of season since the harvesting season is currently closed in Tonga. The accused was released on bail today and will appear at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on April 7. The normal harvesting ...

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  18. Student faces attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... will consider whether there is a case to be committed for trial at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court. The attack injured a Tonga College ex-student, Taniela Halahuni, who was left in a coma, and a Tonga College student, Daniel Mahe Jr with head and other ...

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  19. Swimming pool close to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The public swimming pool, on the Nuku'alofa seafront at Popua will remain close to the public indefinitely, according to Mosese Lavemai, the General Manager of the Ports Authority Tonga. 2 comments

  20. Spike in suspected measles cases in TongaRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    The Tongan Ministry of Health says the country is experiencing a spike in suspected measles, with 400 cases recorded in Nuku'alofa last week.

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