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Friday 17 September 2004
Suva, Fiji
Tuna fishing operators have formed a new regional body to provide a stronger voice on tuna issues in the region. The move follows a meeting at the Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, this week between tuna operators from the private sector.
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Monday 30 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 33rd Annual Conference of the South Pacific Chiefs of Police was officially opened this morning by Tonga's new Minister of Internal Affairs, responsible for the Department of Police and Prisons, Hon. James Cecil Cocker.
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Monday 16 August 2004
Washington D.C., U.S.A
The following is a fact sheet from the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Non-proliferation on the Australia Group, which was created in 1984 to combat the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons.
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Friday 13 August 2004
Canberra, Australia
HIV/AIDS is a global emergency. Around the world 20 million people, almost three times the population of the Pacific, have died already. A further 38 million are now living with the disease.
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Monday 9 August 2004
Canberra, Australia
The Tongan Defence Service is to help Australia provide housing facilities to Australian Aborigines.
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Wednesday 4 August 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Tongan Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, HRH Prince 'Ulukalala Lavaka Ata was interviewed by Linny Folau in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on 24 July 2004, while he was attending the first anniversary of RAMSI, the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomons. Linny, a staffer for the Matangi Tonga Online, was part of a Pacific group media visit to the Solomons and Australia, under an Australian Government program.
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Sunday 25 July 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Lawson Tama Stadium, Honiara was the centre for great celebration on July 24 to mark the anniversary of the arrival of RAMSI at the Solomon Islands and to celebrate a new, safer and a better Solomon Islands. By Linny Folau
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Sunday 25 July 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
A Gun Free Monument was unveiled on Sunday 25 July at Rove Park, Honiara, to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands RAMSI in the Solomon Islands on 24 July last year. By Linny Folau in Honiara.
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Wednesday 21 July 2004
Press Release Canberra, Australia
Terrorism poses a grave threat to international security. As a Western country with global interests that values peace, religious freedom, respect for the rule of law and tolerance, Australia is a target.
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Wednesday 14 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United States and Australia signed a framework memorandum of understanding July 7 outlining future Australian participation on cooperative missile defence activities.
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Thursday 1 July 2004
Nadi, Fiji
Representatives from the Pacific Islands Forum have ended another round of talks with Japan, France and the United Kingdom over the transport of radioactive materials in the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 22 June 2004
Canberra, Australia
Australia's engagement with the countries of the Pacific has intensified dramatically over the past year.
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Saturday 19 June 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean came into force on Saturday 19 June 2004.
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Thursday 17 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A misunderstanding may have led Tonga's acting secretary for finance, Meleseni Lomu, to think she required a visa to attend an official meeting in Rotorua last weekend, says Immigration Minister Paul Swain.
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Monday 14 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian Warship, HMAS Parramatta, will visit the Kingdom of Tonga from 14 to17 June 2004 as part of the ongoing Defence Relationship with Tonga.
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Thursday 3 June 2004
Geneva, Switzerland
The first ever World Blood Donor Day will be celebrated globally on 14 June 2004. The day will kick-start a campaign called "Blood, a gift for life", which will be launched in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Wednesday 4 February 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Asked about the Australian government's reaction to Tonga's controversial new media laws, the Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa on December 17 that "We are not the regional policeman . . . the moral judge and jury for the region, it is not our job."
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Tuesday 23 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Asked about the Australian government's reaction to Tonga's controversial new media laws, the Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa on December 17 that "We are not the regional policeman . . . the moral judge and jury for the region, it is not our job."
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Friday 19 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga police officers returning to duty in the Solomons, were pictured at the Fua'amotu International Airport, Tonga on December 18.
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Thursday 18 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said in Tonga that Australia was uping its effort and making stronger or more forceful contributions in the Pacific.
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