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Wednesday 17 October 2007
Neiafu, Vava'u
The Republic of Fiji will hold a Parliamentary Election during the first quarter of 2009, Commodore Frank Bainimarama told Pacific Forum leaders in Neiafu, Vava'u this morning.
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Wednesday 17 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands Forum leaders are on retreat at Neiafu, Vava'u today.
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Tuesday 16 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Islands Air Services Agreement, Jonah Lomu and the Whale Pacific Strategy, and the Regional Information Technology may have very little in common, but after a cocktail that was hosted by the Secretary General of the Forum Secretariat Greg Urwin last night, they appeared to have all agreed, that it was a good evening out.
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Tuesday 16 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union EU will give a grant of 43 Million Euros to 13 Forum Island Countries on Thursday, October 18, after they sign the Country Strategy Papers, the European Commission Director General for Development, Stefano Manservisi told Pacific Leaders in Nuku'alofa yesterday, October 15.
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Monday 15 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An unhealthy life-style in the Small Island States of the Pacific is a problem of the greatest concern to SIS leaders, the Prime Minister of Niue, Mr Young Vivian, told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa this afternoon.
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Monday 15 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The situations in Fiji and in the Solomon Islands are two of the main issues that will be discussed in the Forum Island Leaders Meeting opening tomorrow, October 16, in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 12 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
About a hundred Civil Society members from around the Pacific region are in Nuku'alofa to seek a Sustainable Pacific Community, by participating in the Regional Civil Society Organisation Forum opening today.
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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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