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News: Tonga

We have started to collect the most important news related to Tonga in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Vast 'pumice raft' found drifting through Pacific Ocean

Monday, August 26th 2019, 14:37
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

The mass of pumice, the size of Manhattan, is believed to come from an underwater volcano near Tonga.
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Tongan parliament lost for words to include woman MP

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 14:49

Tonga's members of parliament find it difficult to agree on a single word to describe themselves.
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Tonga skate ramp steers youth away from crime

Monday, August 29th 2016, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

An American family in Tonga sets up the kingdom's first skateboard ramp to help address youth issues on the islands.
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VIDEO: Tackling Tonga's obesity crisis

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 1:31

The Pacific island of Tonga is the most obese country in the world but its government is trying to tackle the problem.
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How mutton flaps are killing Tonga

Monday, January 18th 2016, 23:25

How mutton flaps are killing the world's most obese country
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NZ prop Woodcock out of World Cup

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 11:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand prop Tony Woodcock is out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury against Tonga on Friday.
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New Zealand 47-9 Tonga

Friday, October 9th 2015, 20:54
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Reigning champions New Zealand seal top spot in Pool C with a 47-9 victory over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
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Argentina 45-16 Tonga

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 20:13

Argentina stand firm against a powerful Tonga side to take a giant stride towards the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Georgia hold firm to beat Tonga

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 13:59
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Tries from captain Mamuka Gorgodze and winger Giorgi Tkhilaishvili help Georgia to a memorable win at Gloucester.
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VIDEO: King of Tonga formally crowned

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 4:08
related places: Nuku`alofa

Tupou VI has been formally crowned king of Tonga in the capital, Nuku'alofa.
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