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Tongan recipients for Japan’s Scholarship 2017, congratulated by Ambassador

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 13/03/2017

Two Tongans Sivoki Latu Fonua and Sandy Tu’ipulotu were congratulated by Japan’s Ambassador to Tonga as the recipients of Japan’s Scholarship for Tonga 2017.

Sivoki Latu Fonua – is currently working at the Tonga Communication Cooperation – TCC.

While Sandy Tu’ipulotu is working as a Senior Tourist Officer at the Ministry of Tourism.

They were welcomed by Japan’s Ambassador to Tonga – His Excellency Yukio Numata.

Sivoki Lia Latu Fonua will be taking a Research Scholarship at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University to complete her two years Master’s Degree (M.A) in Asia Pacific Studies.

Sandy Tu’ipulotu is awarded also a Research Scholarship at the Hokkaido University taking a Japanese Language course in the first six months before completing her Master’s Degree in Environmental Earth Science.

Both scholarship recipients are to depart for Japan, first week of April 2017.

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