Tonga Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Int'l flights to Vava'u start NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Hon 'Etuate Lavulavu confirmed the new services after holding talks with Fiji Airways officials in Nadi last week. of Tonga Airports Ltd., while accompanying the Prime Minister Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva to Fiji where he met with Fijian Prime Minister ...

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  2. Parcus Group to Deliver Product Management Training for Tonga Communications CorporationRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | PR.com

    Tonga Communications Corporation and Parcus Group, announced today that they have entered into an agreement under which Parcus Group will provide professional and training services around the telecom product management for TCC. Parcus Group will also be supplying it's Telecom Product Management Software Platform to TCC, as part of this agreement.

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  3. Low growth needs economic stimulusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongan government is looking at giving Tongan civil servants another salary rise to increase their buying power and stimulate the economy, Tonga's Minister of Finance, Hon. Afu'alo Matoto told Matangi Tonga at the end of April, when he estimated that Tonga's economic growth for the current year would not reach one per cent.

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  4. Hamlet performance coming to TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The Shakespeare's Globe Hamlet production will perform in Tonga in June 2015. Photo courtesy of Globe to Globe Shakespeare Shakespeare's famous play Hamlet will be performed in Nuku'alofa on Tuesday, June 23 by a London based company, Globe to Globe Hamlet tour.

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  5. Japan's new Ambassador to TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Mr Yukio Numata is Japan's new Ambassador to Tonga who began at the Embassy of Japan in Nuku'alofa on Wednesday, 6 May. Prior to Tonga, he was a Senior Coordinator/Second Country Assistance Planning Division of the International Cooperation Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since December 2013.

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  6. Electricity tariff goes upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... in Tongatapu, Vava'u, Ha'apai and 'Eua. The price hike from 75.00 seniti to 80.15 seniti per kWh, according to Tonga Power Ltd was due to an increase in the price of diesel for February-March 2015. The tariff adjustment is determined by a process ...

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  7. Girls program offers free introRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    ... skills. Special Mother's Day discount of 10 percenton this retreat through May 17. An adventure to the Kingdom of Tonga in Polynesia from Sept. 12-19 brings participants to swim with magnificent humpback whales, held on a private island retreat in ...

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  8. French frigate calls into Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... of the French Navy is in Nuku'alofa this week on a goodwill visit and to conduct joint training exercises with the Tonga Navy. Commander Herve Siret said they are in Tonga to reinforce ties while carrying out the joint training that includes a ...

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  9. Oregon's Axial Seamount Underwater Volcano EruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | International Business Times

    Smoke is seen after an underwater volcano erupted in Hunga Ha'apai, Tonga March 18, 2009. The eruption is only 34 nautical miles off the coast of Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa.

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  10. Tonga's domestic air services faces difficultiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the Niuas. He stressed the fact that government does not compensate the airline for the unprofitable service that Real Tonga offers for these outer islands. 60 flies once a day to Vava'u, but during the peak season, from May to December it flies ...

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  11. Government wants a Royal CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    It has been reported on the social media that your Government wants a Royal Commission to investigate Tonga's passport 'scandal'; but according to the article, you are waiting for Royal assent before the enquiry goes ahead. The article indicated that the Minister of Police, Dr Pohiva Tui'onetoa proposed the idea of the enquiry.

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  12. Polynesians Spread Rapidly Across the Tongan ArchipelagoRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Archaeology

    ... archipelago using uranium- and radiocarbon-dating techniques. "We now have a precise chronology for the settlement of Tonga and the radiating out and occupying the islands of Tonga," he told ABC Science . "Within one human generation or so the first ...

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  13. Brand new island already 'disappearing' into seaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Times of India

    The unnamed island only started forming in January, but scientists say it is in danger of 'disappearing' due to rain erosion. It's barely three months old - but the tiny island that formed in the Pacific when an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga is already starting to 'disappear'.

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  14. Brand new pacific island off Tonga already 'disappearing' into the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Independent

    The unnamed island only started forming in January, but scientists say it is in danger of 'disappearing' due to rain erosion Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies It's barely three months old - but the tiny island that formed in the Pacific when an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga is already starting to 'disappear'.

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  15. Let Journalism ThriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... he capital Nuku'alofa with a population of about 70,000, there are five weekly newspapers, a national broadcaster, the Tonga Broadcasting Commission with a

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  16. Effectiveness at heart of review of Australiaa s a...Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Scoop

    ... aid management. The Review Team of Australia's aid program brings together senior officials from the Governments of Tonga and Solomon Islands, the Asian Development Bank, the Japan International Cooperation Agency and a civil society representative ...

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  17. Tonga prepares to fight cybercrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Tongans working in the judicial system are being made aware of cyber threats and the risks associated with the use of the internet, where cyber criminals can exploit the unwary public. Project and one of three trainers running workshops in Tonga this week, said the potential for harm caused by criminals who exploit the many advantages of the digital age must be met by a criminal justice system equipped with the right legislation, skills and tools for the job.

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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