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· December, 2006

Stories about Oceania from December, 2006

Tahiti: A New President for Christmas

Blogger Jiriki says (Fr) Tahiti got a special present for Christmas: a new President, Gaston Tong Sang. The blogger links to a profile of the new President indicating that he...

Fiji: Bringing Tourists in after the Coup

The Invest in Fiji blog talks about an group being set up to encourage tourists to spend their holidays in Fiji. The tourists may be staying out because of a...

Fiji: Safe for Tourists

David Stanely at the South Pacific Travel Blog is critical of Australia, New Zealand and the United States for issuing a misleading travel advisory on Fiji before the coup. The...

Fiji: Coup Leader has Truth on His Side

Acid Test looks at the recent history of Fiji and discusses the latest coup. The blogger says “The military should not overthrow elected governments. This is absolutely true. And yet...

Fiji: Coup Forces Newspaper to Close

Mayvelous is writing from Fiji to report that Fijitimes has ceased publication after the new leadership ordered the newspaper to not publish any material against the new leadership. Earlier the...

Fiji: Fiji Crisis opens up Positions

Mayvelous in Fiji is pointing to the developing situation in Fiji and inviting readers to apply for the openings in Fiji.

Malaysia: Attracting Australian Students?

Malaysia is hoping to attract more Australian students to study in Malaysia to balance the numbers of Malaysian students in Australia. Education Malaysia is asking just how Malaysia plans to...

Fiji: No Coup in Fiji

David Stanley writes that coup fears have receded in Fiji” Prime Minister Qarase has shown himself to be a skillful politician able to bend for the greater good of his...

World AIDS Day

With the inaugural theme of “Communication” in 1988, World AIDS Day was first established by UNAIDS as an annual day of awareness and outreach to confront the stigma, discrimination, and...

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