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Wednesday 3 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Sustainable Pacific Community, will be the theme for the Pacific Regional Civil Society Organization CSO Forum meeting to be held in Nuku'alofa from Oct 12-15.
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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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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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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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Friday 14 September 2007
London, United Kingdom
The Commonwealth Secretary-General's spokesperson, Mr Eduardo del Buey, has confirmed that the Secretary-General had spoken today to the Interim Minister of Finance of the Republic of Fiji Islands, Mr Mahendra Chaudhry, during which the Secretary-General reaffirmed the Commonwealth's concerns about developments in Fiji Islands.
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Monday 3 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three vessels were apprehended and is under investigation, after being rounded up during a joint maritime surveillance operation called the 2007 Operation Kurukuru, that ended today.
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Wednesday 29 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Preparations are still underway in Nuku'alofa ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum Meeting Tonga will host October 15-18.
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Thursday 23 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on September 1, the second group joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Monday 20 August 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
A small group of internet activists from New Zealand, Australia the Solomon Islands and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) plan to take the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative to the Pacific islands.
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Monday 20 August 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Pacific will be left behind if it does not jump onboard the 'new Internet'.
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Saturday 18 August 2007
Wellilngton, New Zealand
Despite hitting severe turbulence from its government owners over helping fly Australian soldiers to Iraq, Air New Zealand will help transport another troop of Baghdad-bound soldiers on August 18, Stuff NZ reports.
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Friday 17 August 2007
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
(Pacnews) - A much vaunted Australian Government programme designed to improve governance in the Pacific region is flawed, with no way of knowing whether it has been a success, according to an internal review.
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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
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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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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Tuesday 17 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexander Downer launched the first Australia-Tonga Alumni Association during his visit on July 16.
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Tuesday 17 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting will be held in Nuku'alofa on October 15-18 with all 16 leaders expecting to attend including host country Tonga.
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Wednesday 11 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on July 20, the first group of what Tonga's Minister of Labour hopes will amount to 600 to 700 workers joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Thursday 14 June 2007
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand's High Commissioner to Fiji, Michael Green, has been declared "persona non grata" by the interim government, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said today.
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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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