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  1. Gary Phillips has come a long way after NSL title wins, now he wants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... an expert when it comes to taking on tough jobs. And after setting out cones and putting on sessions in the likes of Tonga, Vietnam and Borneo in recent years, the former National Soccer League midfielder is in the middle of arguably his most ...

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  2. Chief Justice releases Tu'ilakepa sentencing documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The importance of the independence of the judiciary was stated by Tonga's Chief Justice Paulsen yesterday, when he directed that sentencing documents in the case of Lord Tu'ilakepa should be released. On February 5, the Tongan noble Tu'ilakepa was fined $10,000 to be paid within 14-days and in default to serve six-months imprisonment, on five counts of possession of firearms and ammunition without a license, after pleading guilty on December 19, 2014.

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  3. Poverty, gender equality, NCDs remain a challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A Tonga government review has stated that Tonga has fallen behind in three Millennium Development Goals: poverty eradication, gender equality and non-communicable diseases ( The overview titled "Government Overview of Social and Economic Developments to Date" was released on February 17 by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning. s are at a crisis level, while gender inequality still exists as indicated by no women representatives in parliament, and "data is lacking to measure chanes in equality".

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  4. New water supply for MatangiakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... people of the village." Lady Si'atu Vaea in thanking the Government of Japan said their commitment towards assisting Tonga through projects such as this would definitely raise the standard of living of ordinary families who live in communities ...

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  5. Tongan women told to ask for gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Celebrating International Women's Day in Tonga, guests at a prayer breakfast at the Australian High Commissioner's residence. 8 March 2006.

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  6. Councillor Sue Shaw and Stone Mayor Cathy Collier with the flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... on the Antarctic Peninsula; and Tristan Da Cunha, the remotest inhabited Island in the world - to name but a few. In Tonga, where time begins, the Girl Guides Association of the Kingdom of Tonga will be the first in the world to raise their ...

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  7. Double cruise ship visit delights tour operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Passengers of the Queen Elizabeth are greeted by the 'Unuaki 'o Tonga cultural dance group. Vuna Wharf.

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  8. Porn, booze and touching: 'My flight nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... a fall from the World's End, a 1200 metre cliff that's a huge - and deadly - tourist attraction. THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. A ...

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  9. This Week in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Historic City News

    ... of nature's most awe-inspiring marine mammals, Humpback Whales takes audiences to Alaska, Hawaii, and the Kingdom of Tonga for an immersive look at how whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. This IMAX theater features the ...

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  10. No fee to pee for TigerairRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... a fall from the World's End, a 1200 metre cliff that's a huge - and deadly - tourist attraction. THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. A ...

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  11. Police car window smashed at bus stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The window of a Tonga Police car was smashed allegedly by students who threw rocks when police arrived to break up two large groups of students who were about to fight at the bus station on Saturday, February 21. The Acting Assistant Police Commander Tevita Fifita said today they received a report at 12:00pm that a fight was about to take place between two groups of a bout 40 students from Liahona and Tonga College at the bus station in Nuku'alofa. He said the police sent three vehicles and officers to the scene and immediately separated the groups of students before they confronted each other.

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  12. Tongan handicrafts showcased in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... who walk by and see a booth with authentic Tongan products. It really instils pride and is good promotion for Tonga as a country and not just handicrafts," The Las Vegas Sevens is an annual international competition that attracts about 70,000 ...

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  13. McCully releases 2013 development funds for TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Murray McCully announced in Nuku'alofa yesterday, 16 February, after the government had grounded its controversial The aid grant was withheld after Tonga ignored opposition by the New Zealand Government to the Tonga government's decision to certify a Chinese made The New Zealand government responded by issuing an travel advisory notice, warning New Zealand nationals of the risk of flying on the 60 when they visited Tonga, and this has had a devastating impact on the flow of tourists to Tonga from New Zealand. During the joint press conference between the Prime Minister, Hon.

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  14. North Korea's bizarre new propaganda slogansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... despite being totally fascinating. From wild jungles to remote islands, you'll want to go here now. THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. ...

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  15. Seven secret countries you never knew existedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... despite being totally fascinating. From wild jungles to remote islands, you'll want to go here now. THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. ...

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  16. Australia's 'best beaches' namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... 'Best job in the world' campaign - and he's glad he didn't get the gig. Get ready for job envy! THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. AN ...

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  17. 'We will find MH370 by May'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... 'Best job in the world' campaign - and he's glad he didn't get the gig. Get ready for job envy! THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights. Underwater photographer Erez Beatus takes us where most people haven't gone before. AN ...

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  18. 'Amanaki and 'Ofa give hope to Tonga's most vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Two Korean missionaries have improved the quality of life for Tonga's most severely crippled people. The couple Rev.

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  19. Better than 'The Best Job In The World'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    CHRIS Bray was a finalist for Queensland Tourism's 'Best job in the world' campaign - and he's glad he didn't get the gig. Get ready for job envy! TRIPADVISOR has named the best beaches in Australia, and the world but did they get it right? Here's what made the top 10. THE Kingdom of Tonga is home to some breathtaking natural sights.

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  20. ASG hoping to check on its land in...Read the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Samoa News

    Commerce Department deputy director Lelei Peau says the local government is hoping to conduct a site visit of the ASG leased land in Tonga's capital of Nukualofa sometime soon. Peau was asked recently during DOC's budget review for the status of the ASG land, which was part of an agreement between ASG several years ago, during the term of the late former Gov. A.P. Lutali, and the Tongan government.

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