Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

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

    Apr 27, 2015 | 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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  2. Roberto Ledesma: 'Google and the Kingdom of Tonga'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  3. Queen awards prizes for village clean-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  4. Ladies first in this gentlemen's clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. A total of three earthquakes...Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Samoa News

    Three earthquakes, including one registering a 7.4 magnitude and felt by some residents on the western side of Tutuila,, shook the Tongan island region yesterday but no tsunami was generated, according to local and federal officials. The first one was a 7.4 quake that occurred around 6:19a.m. local time and was centered close to Vaini, Tonga, about 178 miles southwest of Nuku'alofa, Tonga and 442 miles southeast of Suva, Fiji, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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  13. Tonga: Cook got it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    As the explorer noted, the islands of Tonga are truly the 'Friendly Isles'. Jane Jeffries is captivated on her visit.

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  14. 'Isileli's "solar mothers" bring power to homes with no electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2012 | Matangi Tonga

    Two Tongan grandmothers who attended India's Barefoot College last year, have returned home with new skills ready to start installing new solar panels to provide electricity in under-privileged homes in their swampland community of 'Isileli. The two new "Solar mothers" Siutiti Halatoa and Siale Leohau returned to Tonga in September last year after successfully completing a six months training course in solar power installation at Barefoot College, India, under the sponsorship of the Indian Government.

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  15. Celebration for Cardinal MafiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Sinaitakala perform in Ma'ufanga's Lakalaka. 'Apifo'ou College, Ma'ufanga. 11 April 2015 Cardinal Mafi (53) has become Tonga's first cardinal following his appointment by Pope Francis on 14 February at St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. He has ...

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  16. Tourism Tonga GM resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Stuart Perry has resigned as General Manager of Tourism Tonga for personal reasons, after 15-months in the position in Nuku'alofa. "I have enjoyed working with many of the Tongan tourism businesses immensely.

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  17. Dot TO isn't what you think it isRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Xtra!

    ... TO is a popular nickname for the city. But .to doesn't belong to the city of Toronto. It belongs to the Kingdom of Tonga, a small island nation in the South Pacific, with a population of just over 100,000 and a government that's very unfriendly to ...

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  18. Priority groups for disaster and climate risk financingRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Scoop

    Women, people with disabilities, the elderly, children, and other vulnerable groups will be priority considerations in Tonga's future climate and disaster risk actions. This is a central recommendation in the Climate Financing and Risk Governance Assessment draft report presented to Government partners last week.

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  19. MA60 to fly for new "Royal Tongan Airlines"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... government took back the aircraft after terminating its lease arrangement with the current sole domestic carrier, Real Tonga.

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  20. Tonga to host telecom trade show and PITA meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    This is the first time the event has been held in Tonga and will bring members from across the Pacific together with service and equipment vendors. The events are expected to gather over 200 telecommunication specialists, experts and businesses from around the world.

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