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Monday 5 November 2007
Suva, Fiji
The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) has announced the appointment of Matai Akauola, News Director of the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Limited (FBCL) as its new Manager and Training Co-ordinator.
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Friday 2 November 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI's military contingent is conducting an investigation into events last week involving a platoon of Tongan soldiers on patrol in North Malaita.
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Monday 29 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industry is assisting the Pacific Islands Trade and Investment Commission (PITIC) in the coordination of a "Return to Roots Mission" by investors and buyers.
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Wednesday 26 September 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
An independent nationwide survey of Solomon Islanders' opinions has revealed strong support for RAMSI's continued presence in the country.
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Wednesday 26 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A black marlin weighing 390kg and over 4m long was hauled into the fish markets today from the Ekiaki a vessel which is owned by the Quality Fishing Co. and captained by Loseli Tuineau. The huge fish was caught last Tuesday, 36 miles north east of Kao.
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Saturday 22 September 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
Urgent and significant adjustments in agriculture and fisheries are needed in Pacific island countries to withstand challenges posed by increased globalization of trade, an FAO statement said today.
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Friday 21 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chamber recently held an emergency meeting to discuss amongst other things, the large rate hikes by the Tongan Ports Authority.
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Tuesday 18 September 2007
Manila, Philippines
Top global and regional trade officials along with key private sector representatives will gather in Manila on 19-20 September to discuss how to empower less developed economies and small states to benefit from global trade.
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Thursday 13 September 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
A new book of pocket-charts that will help health workers to identify people at risk of heart attacks and strokes and save lives by prescribing the most appropriate treatment is published today by the World Health Organization (WHO). The charts can be adapted for use in any setting, in any country, with any patient.
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Monday 20 August 2007
'Okalani, Nu'usila
Kuo maau e Timi 'a e Tu'i Tonga ke fakafofonga'i 'a Tonga 'i he Sipoti 'a e Pasifiki Tonga 'a ia 'e kamata he 'aho 25 'o 'Akosi pea toki 'osi ki he 'aho 8 'o Sepitema. Ko e fe'auhi 'a e Siu'a'alo e toki kamata ia he 'aho 3 'o Sepitema 'o toki 'osi 'i he 'aho 6 'o Sepitema. - Timi Tu'i Tonga
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Tuesday 7 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
"We the undersigned mothers, fathers and our families acknowledge with honesty and humility: ... That we have been apathetic in relation to political issues because for 131 years the Royal House of Moheofo has provided for our families a peaceful and orderly Tonga." - Salamo Fulivai.
Saturday 21 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industries INC. conducted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 19/07/2007 at the EuroAsia Bar and Restaurant.
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Friday 20 July 2007
Apia, Samoa
Lui Bell (left), Marine Species Officer with SPREP and his working team from Tuvalu. Lui Bell, the Marine Species Officer with SPREP has returned from Tuvalu where he began the initial process of developing a marine turtle conservation (monitoring) programme for the small island nation. This falls in line with SPREP's regional Marine Turtle Action Plan 2003-07.
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Friday 20 July 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are urging all countries to strengthen their food safety systems and to be far more vigilant with food producers and traders.
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Friday 20 July 2007
London, United Kingdom
Top public and private sector executives in Tonga on 18 July 2007 completed a three-day meeting aimed at formulating a new export strategy for the Pacific island state.
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Thursday 19 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of citizens across all faiths, and various community groups and organizations and businesses, will unite on Saturday July 21 to begin a two month long, nationwide clean-up campaign initiated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Wednesday 18 July 2007
Apia, Samoa
Preparing the Pacific for the effects of Climate Change is what the workshop on the second national communications and vulnerability and adaptation for the Pacific Islands countries will work toward.
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Wednesday 18 July 2007
Suva, Fiji
The prestigious Commonwealth Vision Awards, jointly organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association, encourages the making of short films on Commonwealth and international issues.
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Sunday 3 June 2007

Noumea, New Caledonia
Improving the status of women requires the partnership of men and boys, a commitment by governments to allocate money and staff to national gender equality programmes, and better links between the Pacific and bodies such as the United Nations. FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 3 June 2007.
Wednesday 30 May 2007
Arlington-Virginia, USA
Kiribati President, The Honourable Anote Tong has been presented with an Outstanding Conservation Leadership Award by Conservation International (CI) in recognition of his global leadership in protected areas with the declaration of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) in March 2006.
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