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Flags of the Melanesian Spearhead group countries Papua New Guinea , Kanaky , Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.
Thu May 23, 2013
Kiwi building designs 'shabby'
"Every morning here at breakfast people comment about New Zealand. Almost all, including Americans, say what a beautiful country this is, 'But the towns - what they are doing?', they ask.
The Pacific's colonies: Ends of empire
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Tue May 21, 2013
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It includes the island of New Caledonia , where the capital, Nouma , is located; the Loyalty Islands ; the Blep Islands ; and the le des Pins .
Pacific paying price of major environmental abuse
THE CONSTELLATION OF ISLANDS AND ATOLLS scattered across a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean micro-states are among those most exposed to the consequences of global warming: ocean acidification, multiplication of natural disasters, coral reef degradation, rising sea-levels. These little islands, which account for a total of about 10 million ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Does Prozac help artists be creative?
More than 40 million people globally take an SSRI antidepressant, among them many writers and musicians.
Sat May 18, 2013
District pride motivates Naicker
HE represented his district on the soccer field as a youngster and is proud to be still associated with the team.
Mon May 13, 2013
Eight young players to represent Fiji in table tennis
EIGHT junior table tennis players have been selected to represent Fiji during the Oceania events in New Caledonia in August.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mosquitoes, malaria, dengue fever and swarms of tropical "heebee-jeebee creatures" are among the memories of life in the Pacific for World War II veterans.
Tue May 07, 2013
Shell NZ taps Chinese investor for deep ocean oil search
Shell New Zealand has announced it will start preliminary exploration for oil and gas in deep ocean between New Zealand and New Caledonia, in a 50:50 joint venture with the Chinese state-owned oil company.
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Liberals fight back on trades training
Prince George's two Liberal candidates responded Monday with a flurry of facts and figures to the NDP's claim that the government has fallen short on trades training.
Pacific islands look for model to combat changes due to global warming
Fish supplies in the Pacific will be particularly affected by global warming ... a fishing boat at Sorong fishing port, in Indonesia's Papua region.
Sun May 05, 2013
Implementing the Pacific Plan: SPC highlights its role
At their meeting with the Executive team at Secretariat of the Pacific Community headquarters in Noumea last week, the Pacific Plan Review team heard about the wide range of initiatives that SPC has been undertaking to support the Plan's implementation across the Region.
Fri May 03, 2013
Facts About Nickel
Word origin: The word nickel is a shortened translation of the German word kupfernickel .
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CNC staff ink deal
The College of New Caledonia Faculty Association has a new two-year contract in place, guaranteeing labour peace for the next year.
Wed May 01, 2013
Tongan theatre group to perform in Noumea
A team of six young Tongan performers are travelling to New Caledonia today to showcase their creation, a full-length theatre production titled "Kuonga". The team is part of a Nuku'alofa based non-profit arts association, On the Spot, who were invited to perform at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre in New Caledonia's capital Noumea.
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Adrian Dix goes north to win B.C. election
BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix attends the BC Mayors Caucus in Prince George, B.C., on April 30, 2013.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
USGS M5+ Earthquakes
M 4.9, Vanuatu
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Party at Pataka
The play at the Porirua museum yesterday featured alongside dances, songs, exhibitions and crafts from most of the islands which make up the Melanesian region; Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and West Papua.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
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College budget approved; layoffs, tuition hikes on the way
For students at the College of New Caledonia, the two per cent rise in tuition costs approved for next school year to help balance the books is becoming an annual right of passage after years of stagnant funding for B.C. post-secondary schools.