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· January, 2007

Stories about Oceania from January, 2007

New Caledonia: Bloggers’ Meeting

Katuali is (Fr) organizing a meeting of New Caledonian bloggers and proposes a tentative March 3rd date.

Tahitian Music

Tahiti Litterature, Musique posts various excerpts of Tahitian music.

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Videos on GV

You'd be forgiven for thinking it's been Saddam, Saddam, Saddam, in recent weeks, but GV has covered other human rights videos that deserve a bit of limelight – so, in...

French Speaking Blogs of the Caribbean, Africa and Oceania in 2006

Logo of the Madagascar Blogger's Meeting that took place January 5-6, 2007 in Antananarivo. By and large French speaking blogs and bloggers of the world have reason to envy English,...

Argentina's King Fish, Panama's Year, and Easy Kerala Parotta

#1: Jeremy Shapiro, the Chef behind Stir the Pots, narrates his adventures during his trip to the Ecuadorean Andes: The array of  colors and smell was inspiring as a chef.All ...

New Caledonia: Lagoon as Potential World Heritage Site

5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie writes (Fr): “France will present on January 31 at Unesco, a request that the Caledonian lagoon be made into a world heritage site. A joy...

Fiji: Fiji's Council of Chiefs And the New Government

Stuck in the Mud of Fiji says that Fiji's Great Council of Chiefs that had initially refused to endorse the new government set up by coup leader General Frank Bainimarama...

Fiji: Bringing back hairstyles of the past

Babasiga in Fiji is bored with the hairstyles that the Fijian men sport these days and posts pictures of hairstyles from the past as inspiration.

Fiji: Stopping Coups

David Farar has an idea to stop the reoccurrence of coups in Fiji. “Maybe when Fiji finally gets a legal Government again, they could give Bainimarama the Saddam treatment –...

Tahiti: Turncoat Politicians

Reacting to the election of a new president Gaston Tong Sang, Tahitian blogger SamsonPointCom surveys the political landscape (Fr): “Turncoat politics are a national sport, even more so than rowing....

Fiji: Coup Leader becomes the Prime Minister

May Hnin Phyu in Fiji comments that it will not be so easy to address the new leader of Fiji. “I’m wondering how are they going to address him –...

Toward a Francophone Global Voices

Tunisian blogger Sami Ben Gharbia on the Global Voices summit recently held in Delhi, India (Fr): “A will to build a francophone version of Global Voices and to spread the...

Ukraine: Thoughts on Staying and Leaving

LJ user chio – of Simferopol, Crimea – writes (RUS): On life A friend came for a visit recently – he had emigrated to New Zealand some five years ago...

Fiji: Rigged Elections

FijiBuzz posts a video released by the military that features a representative of the winning party and an Australian financial backer of another party that seemingly points to the rigging...

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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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