Nickel Reaches a Five-Week High on Indonesia Export-Ban Concern
Nickel reached a five-week high in London amid concern about a ban on ore exports scheduled to take effect in a month in Indonesia , the world's biggest producer of the metal from mines.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Analyses of amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLP) indicate...
Radiation in some plant groups has occurred on islands and due to the characteristic rapid pace of phenotypic evolution, standard molecular markers often provide insufficient variation for phylogenetic reconstruction.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Langkilde elected 2nd VP of Baseball Confederation's executive board
Newly elected executives to the Baseball Confederation of Oceania are Inoke Iubalavu of Fiji and J. Victor Langkilde of American Samoa, the 2nd vice president of BCO.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Cruising the South Pacific of dreams
For the first, and only, time on our 10-day cruise the air was still and the sky was cloudless.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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Mother asks for info on missing daughter
The mother of a young Quesnel woman believed to have drowned in the Fraser River more than two months ago is continuing to hang onto the slim possibility she is still alive and is asking for the public's help in getting the answers she is seeking.
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Tax hike could have been lower
With the 2014 budget deliberations mostly wrapped for the year, the 2.5 per cent tax levy increase for Prince George taxpayers could have been even tighter, according to the mayor.
Prince George Citizen
Community fund supports local charities
The Prince George Community Foundation presented cheques totaling more than $40,000 to a group of local charities, agencies and organizations in a ceremony on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Fiji placed fifth, sixth in Oceania tourney
THE national women's side finished fifth while the men's side settled for sixth place at the Oceania Pacific Championships in Wellington, New Zealand yesterday.
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Master the Art of SODOTO: See One, Do One, Teach One
Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Old computers 'putting lives at risk'
DOCTORS warn a computer system used at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is confusing patient records and putting lives at risk.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
SA named as global holiday hotspot
SOUTH Australian has been named in Flight Centre's top 10 world travel hotspots for 2014, beating New Caledonia and Bhutan.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Red Virgin of Montmartre
Born in 1830, Louise Michel was a school teacher and Anarchist heavily involved with the Paris Commune of 1871.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
NZ's Universities Sign Cooperation Agreement with France
Stronger academic cooperation between New Zealand and France to enhance the quality of university education and research is a step closer with an agreement signed today at the French Embassy by Universities New Zealand - Te PA kai Tara and its French equivalent the ConfA©rence des PrA©sidents d'UniversitA© .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Scholarships for trio
Oceania's top ranked javelin thrower, Leslie Copeland, Japan-based judoka Josateki Naulu and Fiji's top female lifter Apolonia Vaivai are the three lucky recipients who will benefit from the scholarships.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Higher education agreement between France and NZ
Universities New Zealand and its French counterpart ConfA©rence des PrA©sidents d'UniversitA©s to sign an agreement intended to promote exchanges between the two countries in the spheres of teaching, research and scholarship.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Eramet chief warns of crisis in world nickel market
The chief executive of French mining group Eramet has blamed oversupply in the world nickel market for steep losses at a subsidiary as China ramps up its own production, with little end in sight.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Japan's nickel smelters to be hit hard by Indonesia export ban
Japanese nickel smelters will be severely impacted by Indonesian bans on exports of unprocessed mineral ores due in January as Japan imports 43 percent of ferro-nickel materials from Indonesia, the head of mining industry body said on Thursday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
New Caledonia Expedition: An Army of Giant Parrotfish
Today we dove at Astrolabe Reef, a remote coral atoll northeast of New Caledonia.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
War in the Pacific remembered 70 years on
Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today hosted 76 veterans in Parliament to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the War in the Pacific.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
New Caledonia Expedition: A Treasure Trove of Stunning Sea Life
Yesterday we explored the remote Huon Island and its lagoon, and experienced the most vibrant refuge for marine life, including an incredible diversity of species.