SPC marks 65th year of moving to New Caledonia
NOUMEA, New Caledonia-The Secretariat of the Pacific Community celebrated yesterday the 65th anniversary of the establishment of its headquarters in New Caledonia.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Scotiabank, Westside Shopping Center staff recently volunteered their time to a fundraising event in support of the Westside Community Center.
Video, Photos Give First Look at Rare Deep Sea Life
A crushing dive into the ocean's darkest realms has revealed surprising differences among the marine life that populates the Pacific Ocean's deepest depths.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Caledoniaa s lone daily journalists slam a polit...
Journalists from the daily newspaper Les Nouvelles CalA©doniennes have accused their editorial board of buckling under political pressure from the French High Commissioner, who they claim had interfered with editorial independence.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New Zealand aims high for Pacific Islands with SPC
New Zealand today strongly reaffirms the Secretariat of the Pacific Community as a key partner in providing high level scientific and technical services to help Pacific Islands address key development challenges.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Playing the weather to New Zealand
The trip from Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and New Caledonia to New Zealand doesn't have to be a bash through bad weather provided you follow some weather routing guidelines.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
UK woman charged over cocaine in lava lamp
A British cruise ship passenger will face court after she allegedly attempted to smuggle 1.5 litres of liquid cocaine in a lava lamp.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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CNC students approve U-Pass hike
College of New Caledonia students voted narrowly in favour of continuing the U-Pass program with an increased fee, the school's student union said Friday.
10 workers dead in Thai building collapse
At least 10 workers died and 17 others were injured when a large concrete beam collapsed Tuesday at a construction site just outside Bangkok, police said.
South China Morning Post
New Caledonia, a French archipelago, stocks up on guns ahead of independence vote
FRANCE , Noumea : Hunting is entwined in the lifestyles of both indigenous Kanaks and New Caledonia's more recent arrivals -- but a debate on gun control in the islands is heating up, fuelled in part by a looming referendum on the polarising issue of independence.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
About Utah: The battle of Iwo Jima he helped win didn't define him
When Homer Chandler came home from World War II 69 years ago, he had a souvenir with him, a bayonet he picked up when it was no longer attached to the rifle or the Japanese soldier to whom it once belonged.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Turia: Reducing sugar sweetened beverage consumpti...
It is a very distinguished line up from right across the globe; and I am so pleased that together, we are reaching out to provide leadership in addressing an issue which is so closely related to the wellbeing, the mauri, the life force of our people.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Starwood Accelerates Expansion in Australia and the Pacific with Six New Openings in 2014
Vigorous Growth Will be Fuelled by the Iconic Sheraton Brand, as well as by a Strategic Industry Alliance between Starwood Preferred Guest and Virgin Australia ) today announced at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expos that it plans to forge ahead with expansion in Australia and the Pacific, opening six new hotels and resorts this year.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Disco boosts students' fundraising
South Otago High School year 11 and 12 French classes are going to New Caledonia in the next school holidays and are holding a disco on February 21 at the school hall to fundraise.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Fiji: Tourists face little risk in dengue outbreak
Fiji is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever in 16 years, but authorities say tourists visiting tropical beaches face little risk.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
ECDC: CDTR for week 7
ECDC has published Monitoring current threats: ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report, week 7/2014 .
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Corporate move by media a freedoma group PINA stirs...
Media stakeholders and members of the regional media organisation PINA found out at their summit in Noumea, New Caledonia, last week that it has been recently registered in Fiji as a limited liability company, Pacific Islands News Association Limited.
Pacific media urged to hold governments, organisations to account
The media in the Pacific Islands has been challenged to be more inquisitive and to hold governments and organisations to account at this year's Pacific Media Summit in New Caledonia.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Pacific countries will need to confront distant water fishing nations, says FFA director
Roseti Imo, Efstratios Pegidis , and Dr John Hampton, at the Pacific Islands Tunanomics workshop, Noumea, New Caledonia.
The New Zealand Herald
Agent 007 crow cracks his meaty problem
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