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· May, 2010

Stories about Oceania from May, 2010

Fiji backs down on suspending Parliamentary pensions

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...

Australia: Bob Geldof Rouses Aussie Rich

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."...

Tahiti: Gauguin and The Myths of Tahiti

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...

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