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Monday Aug 18 | Directions Magazine

TechDemoSat-1 in orbit

Video taken in-orbit on 8 July 2014 using an inspection camera on-board the TechDemoSat-1 satellite starting about 30 seconds after separation from the launcher.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

See video shot by Guildford satellite orbiting Earth

Space boffins in Guildford have been further showing off the success of a new satellite developed and built in the town.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Corks 96fm

Jennifer Aniston celebrates engagement anniversary

The former 'Friends' star, who agreed to marry the 'Leftovers' star when he proposed on his 41st birthday on August 10 2012, whisked him away for a romantic holiday at the Four Seasons resort on the French Polynesian island to mark the special occasion and his 43rd birthday last Sunday .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston, Oceania, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Samoa News

Japanese cruise ship arrives to...

The American Samoa Visitor's Bureau confirmed yesterday that the Japanese cruise ship, Nippon Maru is calling in to the Port of Pago Pago today and it arrived around 8 a.m. for an eight-hour visit.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Travel World News

Sofitel Sets Footprints in Mexico with Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Sofitel offers beauty, quality and excellence to the most versatile and demanding clients.

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Universe Today

Awesome Video of a Satellite in Orbit

Here's a great video from a camera mounted on the exterior of the TechDemoSat-1 , an in-orbit technology demonstration mission from the UK.

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WebWire

Ramco announces three 'Go-Live' in the Pacific Rim

Air Tahiti , which operates in French Polynesia, UPECA Aerotech, a fully dedicated manufacturing plant for Aerospace components and fixed and rotary wing Australasia charterer Hevilift Group announced that they are now 'live' on Ramco Aviation and ERP on Cloud.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Papua New Guinea

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers paradise and beyond for a song during birthday sale

Although it's been way too long since our last cruise on the Paul Gauguin the memories of the ship as we sailed through the Tahitian islands is etched in our mind forever.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Fairfax Times

Sweet treats with a French twist

If you are a farmers market fan, chances are you have run across the white van with the blue letters, Arno's Pastry.

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Related Topix: Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, Travel, Oceania, World News, French Polynesia Travel, France, Washington, DC, Entertainment

EurekAlert!

Boat noise impacts development and survival of sea hares

While previous studies have shown that marine noise can affect animal movement and communication, with unknown ecological consequences, scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes CRIOBE in France have demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development and increases larval mortality in sea ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hotel Online

Sofitel to Debut in Mexico with the 2017 Opening of the 290-room Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Sofitel, the only French luxury hotel brand with presence in all five continents around the world, announces its launch into Mexico with the grand opening of the Sofitel Mexico Reforma.

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Boing Boing

Tikis of Bora Bora

Carla and I just got back from 10 days in French Polynesia. What a beautifully stunning country .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

a Ceo Ditched Everything He Owned To Sail Around The World For Almost 3 Years

The boys admire friendly marine life off what the coast of what Leonard believes to be St. Kitts.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Could new Tahiti resort create a Waikiki in French Polynesia?

The architect used several local contractors on the project, including Joseph Toy , president and CEO of Hospitality Advisors LLC. He assisted and provided advisory services on market and economic analyses.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Wire

Group 70 International Wins Bid on Major Tahiti Resort Project Aimed...

Group 70 International, Inc. was selected as the architect, interior designer and civil engineer on record for the 130-acre Tahiti Mahana Beach Resort and Spa project intended to reignite tourism in Tahiti and stimulate its economy.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

Special Fare to Farewell Aranui 3 in 2015

Aranui is offering hundreds of dollars of savings on one of Aranui 3's final voyages around the islands of Tahiti next year.

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Business Journal

Hawaii's Group 70 International wins $3B Tahiti resort development contract

Francis Oda, chairman of Honolulu's Group 70 International, which just won a $3 billion contract to design a Tahiti resort development.

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