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· September, 2010

Stories about Oceania from September, 2010

China and Australia: Reactions to Chinese Asylum Seekers’ Rooftop Protest

Australia: MDG Summit Lying Low Down Under

The Australian mainstream media seem distracted from this week’s UN Millennium Development Goals Summit. But thankfully, the Oz blogosphere has plenty of MDG traffic, though most of it is confined...

Australia: Muslim Dress Code Backlash

Residents of a Melbourne suburb in Australia were asked by the mayor to cover-up in a pool event to avoid offending Muslims. This order has sparked an online debate

Australia: Julia Gillard Forms Minority Government

The election waiting game is over in Australia. Julia Gillard has formed a minority Labor government. Here are some online reactions.

China: Afterthoughts following the New Zealand earthquake

News of the lack of direct casualties and minimal damage done in New Zealand's earthquake this past week has provoked widespread discussion over how far China has come since the...

Fiji: New protections for anti-government bloggers?

Fiji: How committed is government to 2014 elections?

Has Rupert Murdoch declared war on Fiji?

Fiji's military leaders are pushing for the sale of the country's oldest newspaper, the Fiji Times, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Limited. Has the media mogul retaliated by...

Does Fiji's media decree affect organization websites?

Restoring Fiji's mangroves

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