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THE Legislative Assembly today approved for Government to take action on a petition concerning the health of residents living close by to the Vete poultry farm at Puke.

Over 120 petitioners claim the most affected are residents living in the vicinity of about 12 feet away from the farm.  

An incident that almost claimed the lives of passengers on board a Real Tonga Airline flight at Ha'apai airport was told that pilot and assistant pilot had differences in interpretation of the aircraft airspeed indicator last Monday.

WITH two weeks away from the Rugby World Cup in England the ‘Ikale Tahi rugby team gained a lot of support in Parliament yesterday.

The Minister of Internal Affair Hon. Fe’ao Vakata announced that Government has contributed more than $200,000 towards the team’s preparation for the upcoming Rugby World Cup set to begin on September 18, 2015.

GOVERNMENT has announced counter measures to deal with the increasing number of reported runaway labourers under the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme in Australia.

Government has withdrawn its decision to ratify CEDAW.

The Hon. Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva emphasizes this in Parliament after a petition was read in the House earlier today supporting Government’s decision to ratify CEDAW.

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