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  1. Tonga's air and sea transport in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Matangi Tonga

    The capacity of Tonga's inter-islands sea and air transport system has been reduced dramatically during the past weeks because government has tightened up on public transportation safety requirements. 'Otuanga'ofa had to reschedule its weekly service to Ha'apai and Vava'u.

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  2. Pacific Games Council urges Tonga to move swiftlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga is 18 months late in its preparations for the 2019 Pacific Games the visiting Pacific Games Council President Vidhya Lakhan noted today in endorsing the 2019 Pacific Games Master Plan in Nuku'alofa. Executive Board has urged the Tongan Government to endorse the Master Plan and move swiftly towards its implementation so that venues can be built or refurbished well in advance of the 2019 Pacific Games."

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  3. White Sunday message: Our Children...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Samoa News

    ... for some time now because there is no aircraft. According to Apia news reports, the aircraft has been sold to Real Tonga airline based in the Kingdom of Tonga. On Monday, the local government will be closed along with the majority of businesses in ...

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  4. Turn Vava'u fiasco into a winnerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Matangi Tonga

    ... is right to turn the Vava'u fiasco into a winning combination. Air New Zealand could and would market the whole of Tonga as their nearest South Pacific destination, thus helping the Tongan economy at no end. Let common sense prevail and let not ...

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  5. China and Tonga strengthen friendshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga and China further strengthened ties during a Friendship Night on Wednesday, February 11 held at the Kahana Lagoon in Nuku'alofa. Mr Huang Huaguang said that after the General Election he agreed with the Prime Minister Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva to work together to further develop Tonga and China's bilateral cooperation.

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  6. Woman pleads guilty to 39 forgery chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Matangi Tonga

    ... at the Friendly Island Travel in Tokomololo, had at numerous times forged documents by altering Westpac Bank of Tonga bank statements and reference letters of customers. Customers provided her with their travel documents to lodge their visa ...

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  7. New volcano eruption spotted near TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    State-owned Radio Tonga says pilots for the domestic airline Real Tonga have been seeing a white cloud rising out of the sea, reaching up to 600 metres. It is coming out of the sea south west of the northern Vava'u Islands, near Late, an unoccupied volcanic island.

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  8. Bishop Mafi to become Tonga's first Cardinal on Feb 14Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Matangi Tonga

    Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi will be made Cardinal at a consistory in Rome on Saturday, February 14, making him Tonga's first as named by Pope Francis. The Catholic Church head office in Nuku'alofa today said following the consistory, the Pope will lead the first mass with the new Cardinals on Sunday, February 15. On a separate visit, the King is expected to make an address at the 38th Session of the International Fund for Agricultural Development ( Bishop Mafi who will become the youngest member of the College of Cardinals will be able to vote in the election of new Popes until 2042.

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  9. Supporter says "Yo PM"Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Matangi Tonga

    ... of all hypocritical. Where were you people the last 30 years with your critique, your voice of reason and love for Tonga when nepotism was the norm in regards to the whole spectrum of government? Nepotism was so embedded in every tenet of our ...

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  10. Tonga's "de facto" new governmentRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's "de facto" new government of Prime Minister 'Akilisi PA hiva, who masterminded the hijacking of the majority ballots cast by voters on November 27, 2014 general elections, is basking delightfully in power today. Thanks to the local media's adoration of this political "sophism" where they were too busy promoting Mr. PA hiva and his In my final news article published 22 January, 2015 in the old government's "Tonga Weekly," and censored by the new government, it cited the importance of analyzing certified statistics from the Tonga Commission of Elections between 10:00 The article emphasizes the integrity of the raw data for statistics collected on that day.

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  11. Tonga sets its clock back 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Matangi Tonga

    On February 6 Tonga set its clock back 20 years to the early 1980s, when the only newspapers available were the government newspaper, the Tonga Chronicle, and church newspapers. Over those 20 years, a busy little print media industry has grown and by the Christmas of 2003 was providing Tonga with seven newspapers, ; and three quarterly magazines, along with numerous newsletters.

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  12. India planning to host meet of India-Pacific Island nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | India.com

    New Delhi, Feb 9 : India is planning to host the second conclave of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation this year after the one held in Fiji few months back as part of efforts to build ties with countries of these regions. This was stated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his congratulatory message to Akilisi Pohiva on his election as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga.

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  13. Special Session reconvenes today...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Samoa News

    ... to remain on island, instead of attending today's funeral service of the late King George Tupou V in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Togiola says there must be sufficient and permanent funding for the hospital because every time ASG revenue collection drops, the ...

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  14. Modi congratulates Tonga's newly elected PMRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Big News Network.com

    ... "Please accept my warm congratulations and best wishes on your election as the prime minister of the Kingdom of Tonga. India deeply values the close relationship with Tonga, which has grown in intensity over the years," Modi wrote in a letter to ...

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  15. Pastor, his wife restore abandoned church on Pine IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... Pacific. He sold the business and came back with us to start the church." "We came to Cape Coral from the Kingdom of Tonga, which is possibly the only remaining true monarchy left," Randy said. "Tonga is 500 miles southeast of Fiji and 1,500 miles ...

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  16. Big Motekiai signs-on for BYU gridironRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and some visitors. The event was organised by the Tongan diaspora in the United States to promote American Football in Tonga. It was the first American Football game played at Tonga's national stadium since 2003. Motekiai was an eye catcher at the ...

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  17. Children's faces light up and smile with 'Make a Wish' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2010 | Matangi Tonga

    The children who suffer from cancer and one with a heart defect, had wished for such things as a flat screen television, a play station, a rugby ball and toys and these wishes were granted and brought over from New Zealand by Make a Wish A six-year-old girl Kaufo'ou Finau of Kolomotu'a, who has a heart defect wished to fly in an aeroplane, and had her wish granted when she received two return tickets to Ha'apai donated by Tonga's domestic carrier Chathams Pacific. The four other wish recipients were Kitione Mohu of Nukunuku, Te'ia of Tofoa , Kaufo'ou Finau of Kolomotu'a, Kiu Tatafu of Tokomololo and Sa'ale Finefeuiaki of Kolonga, who have cancer.

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  18. 2000 visitors spend Sunday in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... yesterday evening, 31 January. Government offices and businesses were closed, the streets were quiet and on Sundays in Tonga the local people spend most of the day in church and with their families. "The choir was awesome!" said a man with an ...

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  19. Dengue outbreak declared in TongaRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A dengue fever outbreak was today declared by the Ministry of Health, who have confirmed 33 cases of dengue fever across Tonga. /Health Promotion Unit at the Ministry of Health called on Tongans to be vigilant as dengue fever is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes.

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  20. 2000 visitors spend Sunday in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... yesterday evening, 31 January. Government offices and businesses were closed, the streets were quiet and on Sundays in Tonga the local people spend most of the day in church and with their families. "The choir was awesome!" said a man with an ...

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