Tonga Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Tonga Airports pays $1.3 million dividend to GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Airports Ltd. has declared a $1.3 million pa'anga annual dividend for 2014-15, payable to its shareholder the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga. board directors, Mr Va'inga Palu, Mr Michael A. Bloomfield, Mr Tomifa Paea and the Chief Executive Officer of Tonga Airports Ltd. Mr Viliami Ma'ake, presented to the Minister of Public Enterprises, Hon.

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  2. TAMA presents $50,000 dividend to shareholderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Matangi Tonga

    Hon. Poasi Tei receives a dividend of $50,000 from Va'inga Palu. Tonga Asset Managers and Associates Ltd. Nuku'alofa, January 2016.

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  3. Teufaiva Stadium in a sad stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Matangi Tonga

    Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa, currently in a very poor condition, is scheduled for a $24 million pa'anga reconstruction project in preparation for Tonga's hosting of the 2019 Pacific Games. The final of the Lavengamalie Rugby Cup Tournament 2015-2016 at Teufaiva on Saturday, 9 January, was the last major sports event to be held at the stadium and until it is renovated, Tonga will be without a national stadium.

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  4. Vaha Folau - Emelio and Lesieli PanuveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Matangi Tonga

    Newlyweds Vaha Folau 'Emelio and Lesieli Panuve with their bridal party in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. 14 January 2016 New Year weddings for 2016 have kept the Registry Office in Nuku'alofa busy with more than 30 marriages registered since last week, when government offices resumed working on 4 January after the holidays.

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  5. Two men charged in relation to passport forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Two men were released on bail today after they were stopped from leaving Tonga at Fua'amotu International Airport on Monday, 11 January. The men, Gungchang Xiao and William Hu, were reported to have been on a one-week business trip to Nuku'alofa and had used Tongan passports to exit Tonga when they were stopped and detained by the Tonga Police overnight.

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  6. Tonga PM favours biblical economic policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Matangi Tonga

    Rev. Dr. 'Ahio, Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva, Hon Siaosi Sovaleni, Hon Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa, Hon Vuna Fa'otusia, Hon Poasi Tei. In the sweat of thy face, shall thou eat breada " Tonga's Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva told hundreds of civil servants who attended the Public Service Thanksgiving Prayer Service at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall yesterday, 12 January.

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  7. Two men charged in relation to passport forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Two men were released on bail today after they were stopped from leaving Tonga at Fua'amotu International Airport on Monday, 11 January. The men, Gungchang Xiao and William Hu, were reported to have been on a one-week business trip to Nuku'alofa and had used Tongan passports to exit Tonga when they were stopped and detained by the Tonga Police overnight.

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  8. MPs await court judgementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Supreme Court has yet to confirm a date for the delivery of a judgment that will decide the fate of Hon 'Etuate Lavulavu as the Vava'u No. 16 People's Representative to Parliament.

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  9. Father dies after drinking weed killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Mateni Topui from the village of Navutoka, in eastern Tongatapu died at Vaiola Hospital on Monday morning 4 January after drinking from a bottle of hazardous weed killing chemicals. Detective Inspector Semi Ve'ehala from the Mu'a Police station told the Matangi Tonga today 7 January, that it is alleged that Mateni was mistakenly given a bottle of the hazardous weed killer, instead of a bottle of Tongan medicine.

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  10. German national dies at sea in 'EuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    A German national, Wolfgang Borner was found dead at sea in 'Eua on 30 December, after he was reported missing on 28 December. Salote Tonga of Tonga Police said that the deceased's body was discovered by a group of 'Eua divers who were out fishing last Wednesday night, 30 December.

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  11. Tonga's own helicopter service soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's own life-saving helicopter service is expected to start in early 2016. The new helicopter service will also enable visitors to enjoy the beauty of Tonga from the air and to drop into remote island resorts.

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  12. State of emergency declared in Tonga after Cyclone Ula rips off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    ... tells of terrifying wait for help as New Year's Eve inferno ravaged 63-storey tower State of emergency declared in Tonga after Cyclone Ula rips off roofs and destroys crops with furious winds of up to 200km/h Ripping off roofs of houses and ...

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  13. .com | Hundreds evacuated as cyclone slams into TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | News24

    Nuku'alofa - Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in Tonga on Saturday when severe tropical cyclone Ula slammed into the tiny Pacific kingdom. However, there were no casualties after Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva declared a state of emergency before the storm hit "in order to prevent or minimise the loss of human life, illness or injury".

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  14. Severe cyclone takes aim at TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    NUKU'ALOFA, TONGA - Severe tropical cyclone Ula was bearing down on the tiny Pacific kingdom of Tonga Saturday with the government warning it had the potential to damage property, crops and infrastructure. Although there were reports Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva had declared a state of emergency before the storm hit, this was not confirmed by government officials.

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  15. State of emergency declared, power out as Cyclone Ula nears TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    A state of emergency was declared in Tonga as Tropical Cyclone Ula passed close by, bringing with it gusts of up to 150kmh and potential flooding. Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva declared a state of emergency for the Vava'u and Ha'apai islands, One News' correspondent Barbara Dreaver tweeted on Saturday morning.

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  16. Domestic flights cancelled due to cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Real Tonga Airline today Saturday, 2 January cancelled domestic flights from Tongatapu to all of Tonga's outer islands, due to Tropical Cyclone Ula, which remains in Tongan waters. "We will monitor the situation of the cyclone over the weekend to decide on the flights for Monday, 4 January.

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  17. TC Ula gusts up to 160kph in Vava'uRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Stormy weather on the Nuku'alofa seafront this morning, as Tropical Cyclone Ula lies to the north, 2 January 2016. Tonga continues to brace itself for destructive winds expected from Tropical Cyclone Ula, for the next 12 hours.

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  18. Tonga bracing for Cyclone UlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and 'Eua have also been told to brace for winds averaging 80-90km/h, gusting up to 120km/h over the next 24 hours. Tonga's Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre says the cyclone has potential to cause property and crop damage, as well as causing ...

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  19. Hurricane warning for Vava'u tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Tropical Cyclone Ula is expected to lie 40km north of Vava'u at 7:00am this morning, hitting the group with wind gusts that could reach 200km per hour, Tonga's Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre advised at 2:00am this morning. The track of the severe tropical cyclone has moved closer to Vava'u.

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  20. Tongan politics in the doldrumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A year after Tonga's second democratically elected government came into power at the end of December 2014, Tongan politics is stuck in the doldrums. The repetition by the Prime Minister Hon.

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