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· March, 2010

Stories about Oceania from March, 2010

Taiwan: Relations with the Pacific Islands and Australia

Michael Turton looks at Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's recent visit to the Pacific. He analyses how Australia and Taiwan's involvement in the Solomon Islands has been used for political purposes...

Japan: A whale of a controversy

Only a few days after The Cove was awarded the Oscar as best documentary, drawing public and media attention around the world to the hunting of cetaceans issue, anti-whaling group...

The Virtual Choir: Technology, Collaboration and Music

Composer Eric Whitacre , after seeing a Youtube video of a young soprano singing his song "Sleep" wondered: What if he could get people, regardless of where they were in...

Rio Tinto and Chinalco Sign a Joint Deal with Guinean Junta over Mining Project

Baldeabdoulaye explains that mining companies Rio Tinto and Chinalco have come to an agreement on jointly developing an iron ore project in Guinea. The opposition criticizes the signing because they...

Global: Furs And Fashion

Last month the fashion world went literally “wild” during the unveiling of fall collections. They had models strutting the catwalk in so much fur, it was scary enough to make...

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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