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Tuesday 9 November 2004
Sydney, Australia
The Ministerial meeting recognised that a strong nuclear safeguards and security framework was essential to realising the benefits of peaceful use of nuclear energy. It noted that effective nuclear safeguards and security measures were vital not only for countries with nuclear power programs or research reactors, but also for those where radioactive materials are used for medical, industrial and scientific purposes.
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Monday 8 November 2004
Canberra, Australia
Australia is hosting the Asia-Pacific Nuclear Safeguards and Security conference in Sydney on November 8-9.
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Friday 5 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thanks to outstanding support from our internet readers who cast their votes online, Miss Tonga, Telesia Kaitapu, has won the Miss Internet title during the Miss South Pacific Pageant in American Samoa on October 29.
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Wednesday 3 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat will have a FJ$27 million Budget for 2005.
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Thursday 28 October 2004
Auckland, New Zealand
Media lawyers from four countries united in Auckland on October 26 to defend the public's right to know the foibles of those who seek to rule and entertain.
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Tuesday 28 September 2004
Suva, Fiji
The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat today refuted allegations that it was embroiled in a "turf war" with the Pacific Power Association (PPA) over implementation of a EUR11.4 million energy project in five Pacific ACP countries.
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Tuesday 28 September 2004
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
A newly formed tuna industry association says that tuna stocks in the Pacific are coming under too much pressure from poorly regulated foreign fishing fleets. It wants Pacific Island governments to be stricter about the number of licenses that are issued to fishing vessels.
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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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Friday 17 September 2004
Suva, Fiji
Investment policy and business opportunities in the region will be the topic for discussion when heads of Investment Promotion Agencies from the Forum Islands countries (FICs) will meet on September 20-21 in Nadi, Fiji.
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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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