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National Day for Tonga at the Yeosu 2012 Expo A Success

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Tonga’s celebration of its Expo 2012 Yeosu National Day at the international Exhibition Expo drew attention of the Expo crowd on Monday August 6. To celebrate this important event, Tonga’s Minister for Commerce, Tourism and Labour Dr. the Hon. Viliami Uasike Latu and Head of delegation alongside Korea’s Commissioner of Yeosu Expo 2012 Mr. Lee Joon Yee started with the national flag of Tonga being hoisted and national anthem being played at the Expo Hall.  The flag raising served to recognize the close ties between the two countries.
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New Petroleum Prices for January – February 2012

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The Competent Authority has approved the new petroleum prices for January – February 2012 to be effective from Monday 16th January 2012 and therefore wish to notify the public accordingly.

 Retail price for petrol product have increased and prices for diesel and kerosene have decreased compared to the prices of December 2011-January 2012. The retail price for January – February 2012 for Petrol have slightly increased by 1.32 seniti/litre to $2.71 per litre (equivalent to 0.49% increase). Kerosene have slightly decreased by 5.89 seniti/litre to $2.23 per litre (equivalent to -2.57% reductions) and Diesel have slightly decreased by 4.94 seniti to $2.87 per litre (equivalent to -1.69% reductions). The wholesale price for Diesel for Power decreased by -4.93 seniti/litre to $2.00 per litre (equivalent to 2.39% reduction).

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New Petroleum Prices for Effective from Wednesday 16th March 2011

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The Ministry of Labour, Commerce & Industries has placed to the Competent Authority the new petroleum prices to be effective from Wednesday 16th March 2011 and therefore wish to notify the public accordingly to be fully aware of the implications and the reasons why. Read more

Consumer Protection Act (2000) and Regulations (2006) in Place to Safeguard Consumers

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In response to the increasing trend of alleged breaching of the products safety standards that apply to all goods imported, manufactured and traded in the country, the Ministry wish to notify the public of the existence of the Consumer Protection Act (2000) and the Consumer Protection Regulation (2006) to safeguard consumers from these breaches. Read more

New Petroleum Prices for January-February 2012

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New Petroleum Prices for January-February 2012
The Competent Authority has approved the new petroleum prices for January – February 2012 to be effective from Monday 16th January 2012 and therefore wish to notify the public accordingly.
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