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

    Monday Mar 31 | 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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  2. Tonga manslaughter charges droppedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | 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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  3. Parliament Committee passed Bill for nurses to prescribe medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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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  4. Nautilus Minerals SWOT Analysis: Mining the Ocean FloorRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | 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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  5. Tonga sells diplomatic passportsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | 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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  6. Chinese state leader visits TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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

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

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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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  8. Parliament permits nurses to prescribe medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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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  9. Restaurant owner charged with illegal processing of sea-cucumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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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  10. Student faces attempted murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | 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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  11. Swimming pool close to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 23 | 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

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

    Sunday Mar 23 | 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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  13. Early warning tsunami system for vulnerable villagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 22 | Matangi Tonga

    An E-Disaster Early Warning System that will trigger tsunami warnings from Tonga's Meteorological Center to and early warning loud speakers system in the villages of Kanokupolu and Kolovai was commissioned on March 20. A pilot project in the Pacific, and the first in Tonga, the system was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala at the ... (more)

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  14. Second container of supplies being sent from Wellington to TongaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Scoop

    News from NZ Government Wellington's small but vibrant Tongan community is continuing its efforts to help friends and relatives in cyclone-ravaged Tonga.

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  15. Paul Thomas: It may be bad, but it's newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... one's a real jaw-dropper). "Instead we're crossing live to Nuku'alofa, where a crowd has gathered to watch the King of Tonga in procession from his palace."

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  16. Wellington Tongan community rallies for Haa apaiRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Scoop

    Wellingtons small but vibrant Tongan community is to be commended for its continuing efforts to help friends and relatives in cyclone-ravaged Tonga, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says.

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  17. Tonga Post and Tonga Print under one roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Matangi Tonga

    A new office building to house both the Tonga Print Ltd. and the Tonga Post Ltd. at Vaololoa was officially opened by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano yesterday evening, 19 March.

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  18. Justice Sir Gordon Ward to join Tonga's Court of Appeal 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Court of Appeal 2014 session is set to be held from March 31 to April 11, 2014 in Nuku'alofa. 1 comment

  19. Halaleva man charged with making counterfeit notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | Matangi Tonga

    A 42-year-old man from Halaleva has been charged with making counterfeit currency after police seized $10 pa'anga counterfeit notes amounting to $150 on March 19. The Tonga Police Serious Crimes Unit arrested the man yesterday morning and seized the counterfeit notes together with a colour printer alleged to have been used to print out the notes.

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  20. Judge convicts housebreakers who posed as police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Palanite (32) of Sopu and Michell Tukia (41) of Nualei on charges of conducting activity that was not authorized by Tonga Police and housebreaking. The judge said this was a very serious matter and he believed beyond reasonable doubt the evidence ...

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