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· May, 2010

Stories about Oceania from May, 2010

Fiji backs down on suspending Parliamentary pensions

  25 May 2010

Fiji's government has overturned the practice of suspending pensions to former Parliamentary leaders who have been critical of the present regime. This announcement “is the sort of forward-looking conciliatory acts we need to see more of,” says blogger Crosbie Walsh. Coup Four And A Half says the government has “done...

Australia: Bob Geldof Rouses Aussie Rich

  22 May 2010

Aid celebrity Bob Geldof caused a stir on a visit to Australia this week by saying that "Australia is economically stupid for importing labour while Aboriginal talent goes to waste." Bloggers react.

Tahiti: Gauguin and The Myths of Tahiti

  13 May 2010

Paul Gauguin's paintings  in Tahiti will be exposed at the Tate Modern in London in September 2010.  Mercury at Philosophy of Science Portal wonders whether his paintings were a true reflection of life in Tahiti.

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