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News Tongo Government: Tonga records 612 measles cases in 2019

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
Tonga records 612 measles cases in 2019
News source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/tonga-records-612-measles-cases-in-2019/

According to the Ministry of Health for the Government of Tonga, the island nation closed out 2019 with 612 measles confirmed or suspected cases. This is up 16 cases since the last report. Measles/CDC ...

News Tongo Government: Measles hits Tonga women's World Cup qualifying bid

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Measles hits Tonga women's World Cup qualifying bid
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/50500384

Tonga women were hoping to compete at the Oceania Championship in Fiji - a route to qualify for 2021 World Cup - but are now out of the tournament. They were scheduled to play Australia A on Monday ...

News Tongo Government: UNICEF delivers over 260,000 vaccines and medical supplies to fight measles outbreaks in Samoa, Fiji and Tonga

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
UNICEF delivers over 260,000 vaccines and medical supplies to fight measles outbreaks in Samoa, Fiji and Tonga
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/samoa/unicef-delivers-over-260000-vaccines-and-medical-supplies-fight-measles-outbreaks-samoa

Six specially designed refrigerators and three emergency trolleys will also be provided to the Ministry of Health, to ensure the cold chain is maintained and vaccines are effective when given at ...

News Tongo Government: Samoa Measles Cases, Deaths More Than Double Over Past Week

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Samoa Measles Cases, Deaths More Than Double Over Past Week
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/11/30/world/asia/30reuters-health-measles-samoa.html

The number of suspected cases of measles on the Pacific island of Samoa has more than doubled over the past week to 3,530 and deaths related to the outbreak rose to 48 from 20 a week ago, the country's Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

News Tongo Government: Rugby League: International board suspends Tonga with Israel Folau return all but over

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Rugby League: International board suspends Tonga with Israel Folau return all but over
News source: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/sport/2019/09/rugby-league-international-board-suspends-tonga-with-israel-folau-reutrn-all-but-over.html

The RLIF is expected to endorse the Tonga Ma'a Tonga Rugby League, which is backed by the Tongan Sports Council, and supported by the players and Tongan government. The NRL, which controls the World ...

News Tongo Government: Tonga & heritage

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Tonga & heritage
News source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1509129

More surprisingly, another wooden frame of a rickety tonga adorns the prominent D Chowk opposite to the parliament building in Islamabad. Both these frames are without their horses. What makes them to ...

News Tongo Government: Tonga's World Cup 9s invitation withdrawn after board suspension

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Tonga's World Cup 9s invitation withdrawn after board suspension
News source: https://www.sportingnews.com/au/league/news/world-cup-9s-tonga-board-sacked-invitation-withdrawn-todd-greenberg/1t7jsw8aw56201x10pv7f1k2ai

Folau was this week linked with a shock comeback to the 13-man code in Tonga’s upcoming Test matches against Australia and Great Britain. The NRL’s decision was made after the Tongan Government wrote ...

News Tongo Government: Taumalolo among 27 Tonga stars set to return under new board

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Taumalolo among 27 Tonga stars set to return under new board
News source: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/09/27/taumalolo-among-27-tonga-stars-set-to-return-under-new-board/

Jason Taumalolo, Andrew Fifita and 25 other Tonga stars have declared their availability for the island kingdom in the World Cup 9s and end-of-season Tests against Great Britain and Australia under a new governing body.

News Tongo Government: Kevin Rudd offers to team up with Tony Abbott on Indigenous recognition in constitution

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Kevin Rudd offers to team up with Tony Abbott on Indigenous recognition in constitution
News source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-23/kevin-rudd-to-team-up-with-tony-abbott-on-indigenous-recognition/11443080

To get this done could be done well by a conservative government. "It ain't that hard folks ... Pita Taufatofua, who first shot to fame as Tonga's shirtless flagbearer at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, ...

News Tongo Government: ASIO agent's name remains public despite Queensland Government saying it was removed

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
ASIO agent's name remains public despite Queensland Government saying it was removed
News source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-23/asio-name-leak-queensland-government-diaries/11442024

ASIO director-general Duncan Lewis said ASIO accepted the apology from the Queensland Government Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington ... Pita Taufatofua, who first shot to fame as Tonga's shirtless ...

News Tongo Government: 11 incumbents win in NDC primaries in Upper East region

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
11 incumbents win in NDC primaries in Upper East region
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/11-incumbents-win-in-NDC-primaries-in-Upper-East-region-775223

But the incumbent Member of Parliament for Chiana-Paga Rudolph Amenga-Etego lost the slot to a former DCE, Thomas Addah Dalu. The winning MPs are, Bolga Central, Issac Adongo, Bolga East, Dr. Dominic ...

News Tongo Government: Government announces more police support for Tonga to fight transnational crime

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Government announces more police support for Tonga to fight transnational crime
News source: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/government-announces-more-police-support-tonga-fight-transnational-crime

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced that New Zealand will provide an additional two years of support to Tonga Police to strengthen its capacity to disrupt transnational crime. The ...

News Tongo Government: Pacific Games Council hoping for amicable conclusion to dispute with Tongan Government

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Pacific Games Council hoping for amicable conclusion to dispute with Tongan Government
News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1082237/pgc-hope-for-amicable-end-to-tonga-case

Pacific Games Council are hopeful an amicable resolution can be reached to the organisation’s dispute with the Tongan Government, related to the country’s withdrawal from staging the 2019 Pacific Games.

News Tongo Government: Why is China pouring money into Tonga?

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Why is China pouring money into Tonga?
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/world/114222352/why-is-china-pouring-money-into-tonga

Yet even in this far-flung island kingdom there are signs that a battle for power and influence is heating up among much larger nations - and Tonga may end up paying the price. In the capital, ...

News Tongo Government: Tonga one of six hopefuls to stage 2027 Pacific Games despite withdrawing as 2019 hosts

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Tonga one of six hopefuls to stage 2027 Pacific Games despite withdrawing as 2019 hosts
News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1082110/six-contenders-for-2027-pacific-games

The kingdom was awarded the 2019 Pacific Games back in 2012, having seen off competition from Tahiti. Tonga's Government withdrew from hosting the Games in 2017, citing financial concerns as the ...

News Tongo Government: Tonga takes delivery of Guardian class patrol boat

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Tonga takes delivery of Guardian class patrol boat
News source: https://www.australiandefence.com.au/news/tonga-takes-delivery-of-guardian-class-patrol-boat

The Australian government has handed over a new Guardian-class patrol boat to the Kingdom of Tonga. The Tongan Royal Navy’s Ngahau Koula was received by Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and Captain ...

News Tongo Government: 18 IS fighters killed in joint operation with US in Niger

Published on: Thursday 20 June 2019
18 IS fighters killed in joint operation with US in Niger
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/18-fighters-killed-joint-operation-us-niger-151942524.html

Eighteen members of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara were killed in a joint operation by US, French and Niger troops near Niger's border with Mali, the defence ministry said Tuesday. "Important materiel was recovered including equipment belonging to the Niger armed forces which were

News Tongo Government: Tongan Government signs deal with Kacific

Published on: Sunday 14 April 2019
News source: http://pacific.scoop.co.nz/2019/04/tongan-government-signs-deal-with-kacific/

Nadi, 12 April 2019 Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has signed a fifteen-year agreement with Tonga Satellite Limited, a Tongan government company, to provide high speed broadband via ...