• 27 June, 2022
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Tonga reconnects to world as submarine cable restored after tsunami

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tonga was reconnected to the world on Tuesday following repairs to a submarine cable, officials said, a month after a volcanic eruption and tsunami…

Tonga goes into lockdown; COVID cases not at international aid port – official

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two COVID-19 cases in wharf workers in tsunami-hit Tonga were at a different wharf to that used by foreign naval ships delivering aid, a…

China, West rush tsunami relief supplies to tsunami-hit Tonga

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese naval vessels carrying aid are set to arrive in Tonga on Thursday as Beijing shored up its disaster response efforts in the tsunami-hit Pacific nation following…

India announces US$ 200,000 immediate relief assistance to Tonga in the wake of tsunami

On 15 January 2022, a tsunami hit the Kingdom of Tonga impacting large sections of the country’s population and causing significant infrastructural damage. India extends deep sympathy to the Government…

Undersea cable fault could cut off Tonga from rest of the world for weeks

By Praveen Menon and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The South Pacific archipelago of Tonga could spend days, or even weeks, cut off from the rest of world because of…

Rapid Response – Intervention Operations

Rapid Response - Intervention Operations Notwithstanding the internal and external challenges India faces, and the imperative need to focus on economic growth, providing our young population with proper education and…