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  1. Tongan branded agricultural produces target the overseas marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga is expanding its tourism industry branding, 'The Kingdom of Tonga, the True South Pacific' to include the marketing of its agricultural produces overseas.

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  2. NZ assists clean water supply in Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Secretary-General of the Tonga Red Cross Society Sione Taumoefolau and Peter Shackleton the New Zealand Deputy High Commissioner signed an agreement for the funding to purchase 375 guttering kits, on 14 February in Nuku'alofa.

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  3. February hottest month in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Nuku'alofa has been sweltering under the hottest temperatures for the year this week, during the sun's overpass of Tonga's latitudes.

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  4. Speaker wants more women in parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... representatives in parliament. "It is part of our efforts to build a modern and more representaive parliament for Tonga," said the Speaker. He said this is an opportunity for Tongan women to demonstrate their talent, knowledge and potential capacity ... 3 comments

  5. A change for the betterRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... of years after one of Fiji's most successful trainers moved there last year. Wame Naivalu has moved to the Kingdom of Tonga to set up a rugby academy at the Api Fo'ou College and already has identified their weakness. Hopefully by changing their ...

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  6. New commercial bank to open in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... he said. The Chinese-Tongan bank venture was awarded a license to operate by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga in July last year. The main shareholder is a Chinese businessman residing in China Mr Hu, and Princess Pilolevu Tuita. A board of ... 2 comments

  7. Uiha people receive food donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A food donation from the 'Uiha Community Committee in Nuku'alofa was distributed by the Tonga Red Cross Society to about 70 households on 'Uiha island, Ha'apai on 5 February.

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  8. Biodiversity in Vavaa u, Tonga under the microscopeRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Scoop

    Much more will be known about the plants and animals of the Vava'u archipelago in Tonga by the end of February, after the most ambitious study ever undertaken in the island group.

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  9. Biodiversity in Vava'u, Tonga under the microscopeRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Scoop

    Much more will be known about the plants and animals of the Vava'u archipelago in Tonga by the end of February, after the most ambitious study ever undertaken in the island group.

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  10. Tongan luger changes his name to underwear brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | The Age

    ... find someone to do winter sports,'' Semi says. ''I had no idea why they chose luge. It was the princess' dream to see Tonga in winter sports. At the time, I was just playing rugby like any Tongan dude, just for fun. I told myself I would give it a ...

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  11. Man charged over death of cyclist at HoiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... driver remained in custody at the Nuku'alofa Police Station, he said. The incident was the second road death in Tonga for the year. The first road fatality was a 19-year-old girl who died on January 25, after she allegedly fell from a moving van in ...

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  12. 'Flying coconut' Banani to carry Tonga's flagRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    A man named after a brand of men's sports underwear is set tomorrow to carry Tonga's flag at the opening ceremony at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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  13. Pair charged with Tongan passports forgery to appear before MagistrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Two Chinese nationals charged in relation to the forgery of Tongan passports, will appear at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on February 18. The pair, a man and a women were prohibited from leaving Tonga after they were arrested by police at Fua'amotu International Airport on October 15 last year.

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  14. Camp helps to eliminate violence against girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and the camp boosted their self-esteem. Speakers included officers from the Ministry of Police's Domestic Unit and the Tonga Family Health Association.

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  15. In 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the forced sterilization of "imbeciles."Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2009 | AskMen

    ... obese; an estimated 79% of the nation's 14,000 residents have a body-mass index of 30 or higher. The nearby Kingdom of Tonga is second, with 56% of its residents considered obese. French Polynesia (41%), Saudi Arabia (36%) and the United Arab ...

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  16. 24 students, 2 adults charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... yesterday, February 3, in relation to the attack on the night of July 18, 2013. The attack injured two victims, with Tonga College ex-student Taniela Halahuni left in a coma and a Tonga College student Daniel Mahe Jr with head and other injuries. ... 3 comments

  17. Japan supports safer and healthier Nukunuku CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... and will contribute to improving the quality of universal basic education, which is one of the priority objectives of Tonga's development strategy," he said. Dr. 'Ana Koloto, the Chairperson of the Nukunuku Village Education Committee, thanked the ... 3 comments

  18. Japanese technology to enhance new Vaini Solar FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Farm on Friday, 31 January 2014, was officiated by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano and the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga Construction of the solar farm with 300,000 solar panels, a concrete foundation and two buildings, will be carried out by two ...

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  19. Police warn public to look out for counterfeit pa'angaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... charged with possession and use of counterfeit money and remains in custody. Meanwhile, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga had also reported they found a $50 pa'anga counterfeit note last week. A police investigation was underway to determine the ... 4 comments

  20. Ha - apai reconstruction figures "frightening", says McCullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Visiting Tonga, New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully meets with Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Hon. 9 comments