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Thursday 26 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
I wish to inform the public there is no truth in the report published in the Talaki newspaper of 25 July 07.
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Monday 16 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
I will visit Nauru and Tonga from 15 to 17 July. I look forward to furthering Australia's close relationship with these Pacific neighbours, and to exchanging views on political and economic reform developments in both countries, and on regional and international issues of mutual interest and concern. I will take the opportunity to welcome the ongoing contribution of both countries to the regional consensus on Fiji and to the important work of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).
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Sunday 15 July 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
When thousands of Solomon Islanders flooded into the annual National Trade Show and Independence Day celebrations last week, many took the time to visit the Community Outreach Stall of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands or RAMSI as it is locally known.
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Sunday 15 July 2007
Koror, Palau
The Government of Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help the Republic of Palau improve economic and infrastructure management. The technical assistance grant of $1.4 million will begin in August 2007. ADB will administer the project, and provide $1 million of funding from the Japan Special Fund, with the balance provided by the Palau Government.
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Thursday 12 July 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
RAMSI believes much more work needs to be done to build the capacity of the Solomon Islands Police Force before rearmament can safely take place, the Acting Special Coordinator Jonathan Austin told a meeting of civil society groups yesterday.
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Thursday 12 July 2007
Arlington, Virginia,USA
A global environment fund that revolutionized how international partners work together to protect the world's biologically richest and most threatened regions today announced $50 million in new funding.
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Monday 9 July 2007
Suva, Fiji
Private sector representatives, major business leaders, Government Ministers and senior officials from the region are gearing up for the inaugural Pacific Islands Business Forum (PIBF).
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Friday 6 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Public Service Association (PSA) has demanded that the Public Service Commissioners (PSC) resign from their appointments because of the following main reasons
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Thursday 5 July 2007
Apia, Samoa
It's hoped the spirit of the 13th South Pacific Games in Samoa will branch towards the environment with a 'Play it clean and green' campaign to be launched by SPREP, UNDP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE).
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Wednesday 4 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
For some time the Directors of Global Insurance Limited, Insurance Corporation of Tonga Limited and Dominion Insurance (Tonga) Limited have considered carefully how best to serve the ongoing insurance needs of our mutual clients and the Tongan economy.
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Wednesday 4 July 2007
Suva, Fii
Nauru is the newest member of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO).
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Tuesday 3 July 2007
Rome, Italy
New measures to ensure safer infant powdered formula and hygienic egg production will be discussed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), which opens a 6-day meeting today attended by representatives from more than 100 countries.
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Monday 2 July 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
UNFPA assistance to Solomon Islands commenced in 1976 with support for the population census, Maternal Child Health and Family Planning Services (MCH/FP) programmes. These were aimed at providing self-sustaining, efficient and effective primary health care services and a family health programme that was readily available and accessible throughout the country. In addition, assistance was provided for population education in schools.
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Monday 2 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, H.E. Dr Sione Ngongo Kioa, who is also accredited as Tonga's Ambassador to the Netherlands as well as other member countries of the EU, presented his Letters of Credence to Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands on June 20, 2007, at the Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands.
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Saturday 30 June 2007
Noumea, New Caledonia
A constant stream of visitors came through the gates of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community's headquarters at Anse Vata, Noumea, during its recent Open Week leading up to a Grand Open Day on Saturday 23 June.
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Saturday 30 June 2007
Suva, Fiji
As the United States of America celebrates its national day on July 4, we also recall the life of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, with whom we shared a birthday. I was honored to represent my government at the King's funeral last September. The United States will always be thankful for the productive and friendly relations the late King fostered with us, which are continuing under the reign of King George Tupou V.
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Wednesday 27 June 2007
Apia, Samoa
The weather affects much more than how we decide to dress each day, it affects livelihoods, the way that we live in our homes and how our families survive. Its power is deeply respected in the Cook Islands where the nation faced the trial of five cyclones in just over a month in 2005. The extreme importance of disaster risk management was understood 'loud and clear' after that memorable cyclone season.
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Friday 22 June 2007
Suva, Fiji
Eight Pacific regional organisations have received US$1,023,291 from Taiwan/ROC as part of an aid package covering 29 projects.
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Monday 18 June 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today, Parliament passed the Income Tax Bill into law bringing major improvements to Tonga's income tax laws. This completes the hugely successful revenue reform programme started five years ago by the Government and successfully led by the Minister of Finance, Hon Siosiua T.T. 'Utoikamanu.
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Friday 15 June 2007
Suva, Fiji
The Working Group held its eighth meeting at the Forum Secretariat Headquarters in Suva on 15 June 2007, attended by senior officials from Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu.
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