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· July, 2006

Stories about Oceania from July, 2006

Food Blog Report #26

#1: From Denmark, KristianPetersen.com and his original "Peach, chili and garlic soup with chicken" It´s essensial for a starter to have a great, not to spicy taste, to be light,...

Tahiti: Miss Bora-Bora Contest

From Tahiti, Jean-Marc posts (Fr) pictures of the Miss Bora-Bora contest.

Fiji: Introducing a Fiji Webresource

The Babasiga blog introduces a web resource on Fiji. The site run by Australia based anthropologist Rod Ewins features old drawings, maps and engravings about Fiji.

France, DOM-TOM: Victory against housing discrimination

Reunion-based Pierrot Dupuy, himself the father of a victim of housing discrimination in France announces (Fr) advocacy group CollectifDOM’s legal victory in the area of housing discrimination against French citizens...

East Timor: Rumors of Australian Involvement

Samantha at samanddaniel blog dispels rumours that Australia was involved in the unseating of former East Timorese Prime Minister. “I believe the recent trouble all comes down to the incompetence...

African Migrants in Australia

African Migrants takes note of a report that says African migrants who held a job before leaving their homeland in search of work are more likely to find employment on...

New Caledonia: Video of Kanak and Polynesian Dance Show

Sebastien of 5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie posts a video of Kanak and Polynesian dances performed during a 14 Juillet [July 14] celebration.

France: The Beginnings of Affirmative Action

Says (Fr) France-based Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme about the allegedly affirmative-action induced hiring and debut of Black French newsanchor Harry Roselmack on French national television: “Roselmack's (…) professional competence and the...

New Caledonia: Best Coca-Cola

Valesdir.net points to an article announcing (Fr) that New Caledonia produces the best Coca-Cola in the world.

French DOM-TOM Bloggers on Zidane's “Coup de Tete”

Bloggers from the French Overseas Departments and Territories of the Caribbean and Oceania had much to say about the French soccer team's performance at the World Cup Final. The French...

Global Food Blog Report #24

#1: From Thailand, B'Tonian in Siam : Thai Food & the Market I’ve heard so many people say they love Thai food, but few can name more than a handful...

New Caledonia: Collecting Clothing for Local Tribe

Sebastien from 5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie is (fr) officially collecting clothing for the local Koulnoue tribe at the request of one of its members. Interested potential donors should email...

French DOM/TOMs: Sarkozy-Led Convention

Jean-Claude Halley from Guadeloupe Attitude posts (Fr) an invitation to an upcoming convention on the issues of French overseas departments and territories (a.k.a. DOM/TOMs) organized by controversial French Interior Minister...

Fiji: Table Tennis Team

The bloggers at babasiga wants Fijian newspapers to give more coverage to the Fijian junior table tennis team. The team is currently in Australia competing in a regional tournament. ”...

Fiji: National Flower

The pacific islander blog has a post on the local legend about the origin of Tagimoucia flower, the national flower of Fiji.

About our Oceania coverage

Mong Palatino is the South East Asia editor (his region overlaps with this one). Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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