Tonga Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Parliament defers decision on impeachment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Parliament this afternoon decided unanimously to allow more time for the House Committee on Privileges to inquire into impeachment allegations against Hon. 'Etuate Lavulavu, that were tabled into parliament on Monday 17 August.

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  2. Massive Ha - apai clean-up starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... The first flight landed at Lifuka's Salote Pilolevu Airport shortly after dawn this morning (13 January 2014). Digicel-Tonga's charter flight was carrying technicians on an urgent mission to restore communications and power. As Tropical Cyclone Ian ...

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  3. Eua shows off rich variety of healthy foodstuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Matangi Tonga

    Lots of healthy vegetables, tropical fruits and traditional food crops were on display at the 'Eua Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial show held on Saturday, 15 August. and Queen Nanasipau'u opened the show at the Niu'eiki grounds in Angaha.

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  4. Tongan youth add voices to Sustainable Development GoalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Scoop

    Over 100 youth from around Nuku'alofa, gathered on August 12 to celebrate International Youth Day in the country's capital with a day-long activities, including panel discussions on the new Sustainable Development Goals , art activities, and a visit to Parliament. In Tonga, youth make up an increasingly large proportion of the population.

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  5. Corruption concernRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Fiji Times

    YOUTHS in Tonga are laying out the groundwork for youth groups in the Pacific and Fiji to effectively participate in the war against corruption through their KOSH CRY campaign. Tongan youth worker, Kaufa Noga Pulu said the campaign's name was an idiom for Ko on Strong in Heart and Corruption Robs Youth .

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  6. MA60 aircraft operator tender expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Matangi Tonga

    Samiu Vaipulu one of the directors who formed a new airline Tonga Airways which wanted to lease the aircraft, said they are ready to fly. At the same time, Mr Xu Zhiguang a First Secretary at the Chinese Embassy in Nuku'alofa said he was told the Tongan Government will hold a bidding to decide which company will operate the aircraft.

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  7. Kalafi reveals PMO emails to Forbes interviewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Magana and Sheila O'Callaghan, Managing Director, Forbes Custom Magazines and Sections - the two people who came to Tonga in February to interview the Prime Minister for a Forbes advertorial. They charged a controversial $130,000 ($274,165.93 ...

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  8. Tohoku exhibition captures spiritual cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Matangi Tonga

    A travelling exhibition, 'Tohoku - through the eyes of Japanese photographers' opened on Thursday, 13 August and is on display for two-weeks at the Tupou Tertiary Hall in Fasi. The exhibition was initiated in 2012 to mark the first anniversary of the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami that struck Tohoku situated on the north eastern region of Japan on March 11, 2011.

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  9. International Bite Showcases "United Nations" of Wesley HomesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | PRWeb

    ... at the Health Center this summer: Bosnia, Kenya, Fiji, India, American Samoa, Mexico, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of the Philippines. Each country will be represented by Wesley Homes Des Moines Health Center employees who ...

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  10. Tonga Heritage Society being formedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Matangi Tonga

    A new organisation, called the Tonga Heritage Society, is being formed by a group of interested people with the aim of helping to identify, preserve and promote the cultural and natural heritage sites and artifacts of Tonga. The group includes Tongan business people, academics and "concerned citizens", said Shane Egan, from Kanokupolu, who is calling for interested people to help form an executive committee.

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  11. Petition urges Parliament to save Popua's ancient Sia complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Matangi Tonga

    A petition signed by 700 calling for the restoration and preservation of Tonga's cultural heritage in the complex of sia heu lupe and related mounds in Popua that are endangered by a settlement subdivision, was submitted to Parliament on Tuesday, 11 August at Parliament Office. The petition which gathered the signatures in a week after being circulated online was presented by Dr 'Ana Koloto the Director of Tonga.

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  12. No quorum parliament adjournsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Parliament could not re-open its sitting yesterday Monday 10 August when only 11 members turned up and failed to meet the quorum of 13. A quorum of 13 members including the Speaker is required under clause 69 of the Constitution for the House to sit. The 11 members attending included the Speaker Lord Tu'ivakano and two other Nobles Representatives, four Cabinet Ministers and four People's Representatives, stated Parliament's Office.

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  13. Bill Sevesi to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall ...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Scoop

    ... Hall of Fame at the 2015 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. The remarkable Bill Sevesi - born Wilfred Jeffs in Nuku'alofa, Tonga more than 90 years ago - grew up at a time when Hawaiian music was a global phenomenon and the sound of lap steel guitar evoked ...

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  14. Itron Selected to Provide Openway Riva to Tongan Islands in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | AndhraNews

    Itron, Inc. , a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Tonga Power Limited for OpenWay Riva technology. TPL will deploy the solution to more than 20,000 TPL customers on Tonga's main island of Tongatapu in the South Pacific Ocean.

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  15. Two earthquakes in Tonga regionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Fiji Times

    The Mineral Resources Department said it was 435 kilometres north of Nuku'alofa in Tonga and 775.58 kilometres east of Suva.

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  16. China awards 25 scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Matangi Tonga

    ... this year, but the ministry could only provide for 10% of this demand. He did not elaborate more but it was clear that Tonga is faced with a growing unskilled and unemployed population of school leavers. Tonga's former Ambassador to China, Hon ...

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  17. Archbishop of York visits tsunami-hit village and calls for more action on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | York Press

    THE Archbishop of York has called for more action to tackle climate change, during a visit to Samoa ,Tonga and Fiji. Dr John Sentamu is leading a series of leadership reflections on climate change, at the invitation of the Most Revd Dr Winston Halapua, the Archbishop of Polynesia.

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  18. New subdivision a death sentence for heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Matangi Tonga

    ... as temporary residential areas. Oceanic archaeologist Prof David V. Burley who visited the site with Matangi Tonga Online this week, said the loss of the site and destruction of its features is a tragedy for all Tongans. "The site is very ...

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  19. Wynne Gray's 50 greatest rugby moments: No.44Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    Quite bizarre this match but then France were involved. They fell 19-14 against Tonga who should have won by 20 points if they'd taken half the tries they created.

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  20. William J. Dickinson laid to rest at NukulekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Tutor Rev Tutaleva Lolohea conducting the graveside funeral service. At the time of his death, Prof. Dickinson was in Tonga on a brief visit to Nukuleka and other early archaeological sites around the lagoon on Tongatapu. He was a world-renowned ...

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