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  1. Tonga's domestic air services faces difficultiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the Niuas. He stressed the fact that government does not compensate the airline for the unprofitable service that Real Tonga offers for these outer islands. 60 flies once a day to Vava'u, but during the peak season, from May to December it flies ...

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  2. Government wants a Royal CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Matangi Tonga

    It has been reported on the social media that your Government wants a Royal Commission to investigate Tonga's passport 'scandal'; but according to the article, you are waiting for Royal assent before the enquiry goes ahead. The article indicated that the Minister of Police, Dr Pohiva Tui'onetoa proposed the idea of the enquiry.

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  3. Government wants a Royal CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Matangi Tonga

    It has been reported on the social media that your Government wants a Royal Commission to investigate Tonga's passport 'scandal'; but according to the article, you are waiting for Royal assent before the enquiry goes ahead. The article indicated that the Minister of Police, Dr Pohiva Tui'onetoa proposed the idea of the enquiry.

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  4. Polynesians Spread Rapidly Across the Tongan ArchipelagoRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Archaeology

    ... archipelago using uranium- and radiocarbon-dating techniques. "We now have a precise chronology for the settlement of Tonga and the radiating out and occupying the islands of Tonga," he told ABC Science . "Within one human generation or so the first ...

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  5. Brand new island already 'disappearing' into seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Times of India

    The unnamed island only started forming in January, but scientists say it is in danger of 'disappearing' due to rain erosion. It's barely three months old - but the tiny island that formed in the Pacific when an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga is already starting to 'disappear'.

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  6. Brand new pacific island off Tonga already 'disappearing' into the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Independent

    The unnamed island only started forming in January, but scientists say it is in danger of 'disappearing' due to rain erosion Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies It's barely three months old - but the tiny island that formed in the Pacific when an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga is already starting to 'disappear'.

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  7. Let Journalism ThriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Matangi Tonga

    ... he capital Nuku'alofa with a population of about 70,000, there are five weekly newspapers, a national broadcaster, the Tonga Broadcasting Commission with a

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  8. Effectiveness at heart of review of Australiaa s a...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Scoop

    ... aid management. The Review Team of Australia's aid program brings together senior officials from the Governments of Tonga and Solomon Islands, the Asian Development Bank, the Japan International Cooperation Agency and a civil society representative ...

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  9. Tonga prepares to fight cybercrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Matangi Tonga

    Tongans working in the judicial system are being made aware of cyber threats and the risks associated with the use of the internet, where cyber criminals can exploit the unwary public. Project and one of three trainers running workshops in Tonga this week, said the potential for harm caused by criminals who exploit the many advantages of the digital age must be met by a criminal justice system equipped with the right legislation, skills and tools for the job.

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  10. Combating impact of climate change, a priority for US aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Matangi Tonga

    Judith Beth Cefkin, looks to further strengthen cooperation with Tonga placing great importance on the issue of climate change, she said during a visit to Nuku'alofa last week. and Tonga enjoy.

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  11. Roberto Ledesma: 'Google and the Kingdom of Tonga'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The TTABlog

    While perusing Google's U.S. application to register GOOGLE GLASS, Roberto Ledesma noted that the application claimed priority to an application filed in the Kingdom of Tonga. He decided to write about why Google did that, in his blog post called " Google and the Kingdom of Tonga ."

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  12. Queen awards prizes for village clean-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Matangi Tonga

    ... groups that participated, and noted that the tourism industry provides for people's livelihoods and brings revenue for Tonga. The Queen encouraged the people of Tonga to continue this work and not end the clean-up efforts after this program. The ...

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  13. Ladies first in this gentlemen's clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Matangi Tonga

    ... to Hon. Tu'iha'angana, the president of the club, the new club fills a gap felt since the closure of the men's-only Tonga Club and Nuku'alofa Yacht Club, a few years ago. The Ladies and Gentlemen Clubhouse is a meeting place for members only and ...

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  14. Meeting of South-South female Legislative ClerksRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Scoop

    Parliamentary Clerks from three Pacific Island nations gathered recently to discuss experiences and share lessons learned from working in the Legislative Assemblies of Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Tonga. The three Clerks, Viniana Namosimalua, Clerk of the Fiji Parliament; Gloria Pole'o, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga; and Taeasi Sanga former Clerk of the National Parliament of the Solomon Islands, met for two days from 14 to 15 April, 2015 in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

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  15. Regional telecom experts meet in TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The Acting Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni hoped the meeting would reflect on its theme, 'Developing Smart Islands' will contribute towards shaping the future direction for the development of the s have been transforming the way we work, do business, educate and provide health services, interact and the way we think. has accelerated the growth of our economies and is providing a powerful tool in tackling challenges such as climate change," he said.

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  16. FWC schools shine in athletics medal tallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... of the Tokaikolo Church also did well this year, coming in third place overall with 56 medals including 16 gold. The Tonga Government's all boys school Tonga College won 31 medals including 16 gold, while Tonga High School was not far behind with 27 ...

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  17. Siasi Konisitutone Tau - ataina - o Tonga in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Melbourne and Canberra came together for an inaugural regional church service of the Siasi Konisitutone Tau'ataina 'o Tonga in Canberra on Sunday April 12. Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku'aho, who spoke at the inauguration, reminded the ...

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  18. Australian Senate President visits Tonga PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Stephen Parry, the President of the Australian Senate visited Tonga Police on 17 April as part of an official visit to observe Australian funded aid projects in Tonga. He visited the Police Headquarters in Longolongo and toured the transnational crime unit, professional standards unit, Tonga Police Training College and the construction of a police barrack funded under a Tonga Police Development Program ( He also toured the police communications centre, forensic laboratory and operations room at the Central Police Station in Nuku'alofa.

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  19. Kermadec: Lines in the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Manawatu Standard

    A string of the country's most precious and unique islands is on show at Palmerston North's Te Manawa Museum. Kermadec: Lines in The Ocean contains the works of nine different artists who sailed through the Kermadec region aboard the HMNZS Otago toward the Kingdom of Tonga.

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  20. Real Tonga leases Fiji Airways ATR 72 to plug MA60 capacity gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Air Transport World

    Real Tonga has leased a 68-seat ATR 72-600 from Fiji Airways to make up a capacity shortfall following grounding of the airline's MA60 aircraft last month. The Fiji Airways ATR is being used to operate a series of charter flights launched this week between Tongatapu and Vava'u.

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