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· December, 2009

Stories about Oceania from December, 2009

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Video: Impressions from the Climate Change Conference

  21 December 2009

We bring you some video impressions from people at the Climate Change Conference that took place during the first weeks of December in Copenhagen, Denmark. From protests, to dances, arts and presentations, a small sample of COP15.

Australia pushes internet censorship; Twitter erupts

  21 December 2009

Australia's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy declared his determination last week to push through mandatory internet censorship of a government-defined blacklist of websites, sparking an online frenzy in blogs and on Twitter. News of the proposed internet censorship propelled the issue to a “trending topic” on Twitter for several hours, under...

Fiji: History syllabus that should be history

  17 December 2009

Wendy, from the blog Babasiga, hopes that the history syllabus taught in Fiji's schools is not really from 1960. “Sobosobo, that was colonial! Before Independence, before coup culture!,” she writes.

Australia Faces 2010 Climate Change Election

  6 December 2009

The fortnight before Copenhagen has seen a topsy-turvy political bun-fight in Australian climate politics. The Rudd Labor government’s Emissions Trading Scheme Bill was amended after negotiations with the conservative Liberal National Coalition, only to be defeated by them in the Senate

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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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