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  • New Tonga island 'now home to flowers and owls'
  • Portland man killed in bar fight while visiting Tonga
  • Bank appoints new country head in Tonga
  • UN-backed social services rollout reaches Tonga
  • Tropical depression near Tonga likely to develop into cyclone

    Finance


  • Tonga minister open to discuss controls over foreign exchange
  • Geek heroes rescue Tonga from worst case fibre optic cable blackout
  • Tonga's internet cable blackout may take week to resolve
  • World News Quick Take
  • Race for Water: Tonga - Small kingdom, big plastic

    Celebrities


  • Prince Harry Made an Adorable Comment About His and Meghan ...
  • Meghan Markle made the most relatable fashion faux pas while ...
  • Celebrity daily edit: Harry and Meghan touch down in Tonga, Mrs ...
  • The Queen shares memories from Tonga ahead of Prince Harry and ...
  • Matty Johns criticises handling of Tonga as a major rugby league ...

    Culture


  • Deportees of Tonga: Gangsters in Paradise
  • The Texas Film Showcase Presents: 'From Tonga'
  • Five arrested for death of man after bar beating
  • Voyage into the unknown explores Indian Ocean's hidden depths
  • Pacific cooking show promotes traditional food to fight NCDs

    Criminal


  • Meth, Murder, and Pirates: The Coder Who Became a Crime Boss
  • Tonga police make over 270 arrests over holidays
  • Do You Know About Paul Le Roux? The SA Online Genius Who ...
  • Drop in recorded crime levels in Tonga
  • Minister cancelling more visas for Sudanese

    Religion


  • How Polynesian crossover, Utah to LSU recruiting pipeline helped ...
  • Six Major Religion Book-to-Film Adaptions of 2019
  • I have slept with over 900 women and still counting - Nana Tornado
  • Billy Vunipola: 'My coolest scar is on my forehead'
  • Rela Mintz Geffen, former Baltimore Hebrew University president ...

    Politics


  • Internet back at full strength in Tonga after 2 week blackout
  • Internet back at full strength in Tonga after two-week blackout
  • Second cut found in Tonga Cable as Digicel connectivity returns
  • Tonga's communications blackout 'a problem out of their control'
  • David Duke endorses Tulsi Gabbard for president because he says ...
  • Orthodox rabbi in Utah tells court that nanny sexually abused him as ...
  • Chilima says UTM for youthful leadership: Talks change, defies ...
  • Tonga PM urges senior female staff to marry
  • Edgar Cocker appointed as new Chief Secretary
  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled
  • Tonga's active role in China's Belt and Road Initiative
  • Meghan Markle secretly met with New Zealand's Prime Minister
  • Tonga's PM urges unmarried senior civil servants to find a husband ...
  • Competing Pacific narratives
  • China encountered bump in Belt and Road, data show
  • Tonga PM urges senior female staff to marry
  • Tongan fibre-optic cable outage relieved by satellite
  • Negative economic growth for Tonga in 2018
  • Building Solid Foundations And Resilience For The Economy
  • Ocean growth hub amongst projects backed by £279m Industrial ...
  • The case for digital identification
  • The Week in Business: Let the Apple vs. Facebook Battle Begin, and ...
  • Update on the latest in business:
  • Tonga's economic growth to drop slightly in 2017-18
  • Tongan fibre-optic cable outage relieved by satellite
  • SIP Trunking: Enabling Next-Generation Communications
  • Ocean growth hub amongst projects backed by £279m Industrial ...
  • 2018 Winners in PBX Customer Satisfaction
  • Building Solid Foundations And Resilience For The Economy
  • Can IoT networking drive adoption of IPv6?
  • Examining Enterprise Cloud Resistance
  • Riding the wave of Asia's technological disruption
  • Why Georgia has rugby on its mind ahead this year's World Cup
  • TDB Holiday Market Festival attracts Christmas shoppers
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • ADB lays out Pacific poverty levels
  • Tonga eliminates lymphatic filariasis after 3 centuries
  • NRL expansion must take a bottom-up approach
  • 5 perish in Byo-Victoria Falls Road accidents
  • China International Import Expo: a new opportunity for Pacific states?
  • China's Exports Slowed in November, but Surplus With US Grew
  • Exports Keep China's Economy Warm, but Winter Is Coming
  • The Belt, the Road, and Latin America
  • Canadian Exports Drive Solid Second-Quarter Growth
  • LONGREAD: how the pacific six punch above their weight
  • Trump's Tariffs Have Fully Kicked In—Yet China's Exports Grow
  • China International Import Expo: a new opportunity for Pacific states?
  • China's Exports Slowed in November, but Surplus With US Grew
  • Tonga's Budget finally passed
  • Govt officially cancels 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • AMD's Next Generation GCN Based Graphics Card Might Feature ...
  • [UPDATE] AMD Might Be Announcing Next Generation Product on ...
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Pacific Islands Rack Up Debt, Giving China Unprecedented Leverage
  • Tonga's PM wants regional push for China to forgive debts
  • Tonga Declares 'Debt Distress' as China Gains Leverage
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount

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  • Internet back at full strength in Tonga after 2 week blackout
  • Internet back at full strength in Tonga after two-week blackout
  • Second cut found in Tonga Cable as Digicel connectivity returns

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Tonga's Speaker talks modern parliament rebuild with NZ
  • Tongan Speaker's visit
  • Dateline Pacific morning edition for 29 January 2019

    Prime Minister


  • Tonga PM urges senior female staff to marry
  • Edgar Cocker appointed as new Chief Secretary
  • Learning to talk again: life without internet in Tonga

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled
  • At 22, This NYP Grad Is CTO Of A S'pore Pillow Startup And A Coder ...
  • Announcement of new Ambassador to Indonesia

    Minister of Economy


  • The Bulletin: How National plans to take back power in 2020
  • Tonga's Budget finally passed
  • The Week in Business: Let the Apple vs. Facebook Battle Begin, and ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled
  • Edgar Cocker appointed as new Chief Secretary
  • World News Quick Take

    Minister of Culture


  • Learning to talk again: life without internet in Tonga
  • Cameroon government minister says Jews brought Holocaust on ...
  • Netanyahu rivals win top 4 spots in Likud primary

    Minister of Defense


  • US military to buy Iron Dome missile defense systems from Israel
  • Orthodox rabbi in Utah tells court that nanny sexually abused him as ...
  • Cameroon government minister says Jews brought Holocaust on ...

    Minister of Education


  • Edgar Cocker appointed as new Chief Secretary
  • Israel says no to West Bank medical school
  • Meghan Markle secretly met with New Zealand's Prime Minister

    Minister of Energy


  • The Bulletin: How National plans to take back power in 2020
  • Former Israeli lawmaker who spied for Iran to serve 11 years in prison
  • Norway supports renewable energy research in Tonga

    Minister of Finance


  • Tonga minister open to discuss controls over foreign exchange
  • World News Quick Take
  • Tonga's Budget finally passed

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled
  • PM lets go Foreign Affairs to take over Public Enterprises in Cabinet ...
  • Get married this year as a matter of priority, senior female govt ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Social support services to reach remote communities
  • Lavulavu couple plead not guilty to fraud charges
  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled

    Minister of Justice


  • Lavulavu couple plead not guilty to fraud charges
  • Tonga's Justice Minister welcomes historic court appointment
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pledges to look into allegations of Jeremy ...

    Minister of Health


  • Tongan cabinet reshuffled
  • Learning to talk again: life without internet in Tonga
  • Dateline Pacific evening edition for 30 January 2019

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • China encountered bump in Belt and Road, data show
  • Soft power: Australia uses hard game to tackle China in Pacific
  • Australian leader embarks on Pacific trip to regain 'backyard'

    Minister of Sports


  • The Bulletin: How National plans to take back power in 2020
  • Soft power: Australia uses hard game to tackle China in Pacific
  • Why Georgia has rugby on its mind ahead this year's World Cup

    Director of State Security Service


  • Axios World
  • SIP Trunking: Enabling Next-Generation Communications
  • Merkel says more security needed on Chinese firms

    Chairman National Bank


  • Israel lawmakers cancel visit to Ireland after parliament passes West ...
  • Nominations Sent to the Senate
  • Transport Sector public enterprises happy with profitable year

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • CA confirms Secretaries Bautista of DSWD, Año of DILG
  • Former priest confirmed PH envoy to Turkey
  • CA confirms nominations of AFP chief Madrigal, 9 other appointees

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Israel supplied weapons to Syrian rebels, outgoing army chief ...
  • Trump Taps Mick Mulvaney as Acting Chief of Staff
  • With new chief of staff, Trump tries again to reset White House

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle Tests Supreme Court's Chief ...
  • Sandra Day O'Connor, First Woman on Supreme Court, Diagnosed ...
  • How Much Politics in a Supreme Court Justice?

    Opposition


  • How a Tongan revolution has transformed a small English club into ...
  • Israel recognizes opposition leader as president of Venezuela
  • Venezuelan Jews 'accept' Israel's recognition of opposition leader ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Gold
  • Tonga to start paying back controversial Chinese loans described by ...
  • Manchester United and Man City are richer than some COUNTRIES
  • Jeff Bezos' $69 billion likely alimony to wife MacKenzie more than ...
  • The case for digital identification
  • Tonga's public debt amounting to half of GDP by end of 2017
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • LONGREAD: how the pacific six punch above their weight
  • Data shows remittances and development increasingly linked
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    Investment

  • SIP Trunking: Enabling Next-Generation Communications
  • Ocean growth hub amongst projects backed by £279m Industrial ...
  • 2018 Winners in PBX Customer Satisfaction
  • Building Solid Foundations And Resilience For The Economy
  • Can IoT networking drive adoption of IPv6?
  • Examining Enterprise Cloud Resistance
  • Riding the wave of Asia's technological disruption
  • Why Georgia has rugby on its mind ahead this year's World Cup
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    Demographics

  • TDB Holiday Market Festival attracts Christmas shoppers
  • Cultivating Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in Tonga
  • India contributes $1 million for Tonga devastated by cyclone Gita: UN
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • ADB lays out Pacific poverty levels
  • Tonga eliminates lymphatic filariasis after 3 centuries
  • NRL expansion must take a bottom-up approach
  • 5 perish in Byo-Victoria Falls Road accidents
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    Export/Import

  • China International Import Expo: a new opportunity for Pacific states?
  • China's Exports Slowed in November, but Surplus With US Grew
  • Exports Keep China's Economy Warm, but Winter Is Coming
  • The Belt, the Road, and Latin America
  • Canadian Exports Drive Solid Second-Quarter Growth
  • LONGREAD: how the pacific six punch above their weight
  • Trump's Tariffs Have Fully Kicked In—Yet China's Exports Grow
  • China International Import Expo: a new opportunity for Pacific states?
  • China's Exports Slowed in November, but Surplus With US Grew
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    Public Spending

  • Tonga's Budget finally passed
  • Govt officially cancels 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga
  • Tropical Cyclone Gita - Feb 2018
  • AMD's Next Generation GCN Based Graphics Card Might Feature ...
  • [UPDATE] AMD Might Be Announcing Next Generation Product on ...
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    Public Debt

  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
  • Fears over Pacific 'debt colonies' as Tonga struggles to repay China
  • Pacific Islands Rack Up Debt, Giving China Unprecedented Leverage
  • Tonga's PM wants regional push for China to forgive debts
  • Tonga Declares 'Debt Distress' as China Gains Leverage
  • RPT-UPDATE 1-China defers Tonga's loan payments as Pacific ...
  • Tonga called on Pacific islands to band together against China ...
  • Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount
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