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RNZ 08 Apr 2022
Save the Children donates $US750,000 to Tonga. Tonga is receiving over $US750,000 dollars in support from global charity 'Save The Children' ... Education in Tonga has been conducted remotely via radio broadcast since the country entered lockdown on February 2 following a Covid-19 outbreak.
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In brief: Covid-19 news from around the Pacific

Cook Islands News 10 Mar 2022
Exams canned in Tonga; passengers test positive in Samoa; and cut-off time for vaccinations imposed. Exams canned for some Tongan students ... Schooling in Tonga has been conducted via radio since the country went into lockdown in early February. There are over 1000 Form 5 students in Tonga. More passengers test positive in Samoa ... Tahiti covid latest ... ....
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Tonga - Volcanic Eruption/Tsunami ETC Situation Report #7 (24 February - 2 March 2022)

Reliefweb 03 Mar 2022
... tsunami which hit Tonga on 15 January 2022 ... Several preparedness and response measures are being planned based on lessons learned from the current emergency, including strengthening of the HF/VHF radio communications system across Tonga.
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Emotional send-off for drums with donations bound for Tonga

RNZ 25 Feb 2022
A community-driven initiative to send food and non-perishable items to Tonga has surpassed the expectations of organisers, with more items donated than could be delivered ... Once the drums arrive in Tonga, an announcement will be made over the local radio station that they are ready to collect from the wharf.
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After weeks of being cut-off, correspondent reveals magnitude of Tonga's disaster

RNZ 25 Feb 2022
RNZ Pacific reporter Lydia Lewis speaks with Tonga correspondent Kalafi Moala for the first time following the violent volcanic eruption and tsunami ... As the sun set, a large ash cloud blanketed the Tonga islands, said Tonga Meteorological and Coast Radio Services director 'Ofa Fa'anunu ... Hopes Tonga may go to 'green' in Covid-19 traffic light setting.
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Undersea cable repaired in Tonga

Shenzhen Daily 22 Feb 2022
According to Radio New Zealand, chairman of Tonga Cable Ltd ... He added that they just had a long meeting with the cable repair team and they were preparing a presentation to Tonga’s Prime Minster Siaosi Sovaleni today.
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Tsunami-damaged undersea cable repaired in Tonga

China.dot.org 22 Feb 2022
According to Radio New Zealand, Chairman of Tonga Cable Ltd Samiuela Fonua confirmed that the cable was restored and handed over to his company just before midday on Tuesday ... He added that they just had a long meeting with the cable repair team and they were preparing a presentation to Tonga's Prime Minster Siaosi Sovaleni on Wednesday.
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COVID-19 Hampering Tonga’s Volcano Recovery

Voa News 15 Feb 2022
The United Nations is urging the international community to maintain its support of the South Pacific island nation, Tonga, a month after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami ... resident coordinator responsible for Tonga, Sanaka Samarasinha, told Radio New Zealand the international aid effort must continue.
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Tonga's virus outbreak growing rapidly; omicron confirmed

North Shore News 10 Feb 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — Coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly in Tonga, and tests have confirmed that the particularly contagious omicron variant is behind the isolated Pacific island nation's first community outbreak since the start of the pandemic, officials said Thursday.
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Tonga’s virus outbreak growing rapidly; omicron confirmed

Wtop 10 Feb 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — Coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly in Tonga, and tests have confirmed that the particularly contagious omicron variant is behind the isolated Pacific island nation’s first community outbreak since the start of the pandemic, officials said Thursday.
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Musk helping restore Tongan internet; virus outbreak growing

Asahi News 10 Feb 2022
WELLINGTON--Entrepreneur Elon Musk is helping reconnect Tonga to the internet after a volcanic eruption and tsunami cut off the South Pacific nation more than three weeks ago, according to officials, while repairs on an undersea cable are proving more difficult than first thought ... Musk had earlier shown interest in Tonga’s plight.
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Musk helping restore Tongan internet as virus outbreak grows

Times Free Press 10 Feb 2022
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Entrepreneur Elon Musk is helping reconnect Tonga to the internet after a volcanic eruption and tsunami cut off the South Pacific nation more than three weeks ago, according to officials, while repairs on an undersea cable are proving more difficult than first thought ... Elon Musk providing satellite to Tonga.".
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Musk helping restore Tongan internet

The Roanoke Times 09 Feb 2022
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Entrepreneur Elon Musk is helping reconnect Tonga to the internet after a volcanic eruption and tsunami cut off the South Pacific nation more than three weeks ago, according to officials, while repairs on an undersea cable are proving more difficult than first thought ... Musk had earlier shown interest in Tonga's plight.
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Tonga: How an internet blackout left many desperate for money

RNZ 07 Feb 2022
Sulieni Layt would send money to his sister-in-law in Tonga every fortnight. The Tongan director and broadcaster at Pasifika Radio and TV based in Australia was used to choosing from an array of remittance providers to digitally transmit the funds to her ... Tonga's economy is largely ...
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 3

China.dot.org 03 Feb 2022
SUVA -- The resilience and strength of the Tongan people will help the South Pacific island nation get through impact of the recent volcanic eruption and tsunami as well as the current COVID-19 challenges, Tonga's Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni said on Thursday ... (Tonga-PM) Enditem .

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