PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The opposition leader in French Polynesia, Oscar Temaru, is calling for the territory's children to be educated in English rather than French.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The French Polynesian president, Gaston Flosse, has named a senior transport ministry official, Albert Solia, as the new transport minister.
PAPE'ETE, French Polynesia --- A French Polynesian pro-independence politician, Richard Tuheiava, says France’s continued silence over a possible self-determination referendum may be due to the debate surrounding New Caledonia.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The Greens in French Polynesia are urging Paris to give information about the risks of Moruroa atoll collapsing.
PAPE'ETE, French Polynesia --- The franc is alive and well and living in the Pacfic.
PAPE'ETE, French Polynesia ---- France’s highest court has rejected a bid to move a court of appeal case of French Polynesia’s president, Gaston Flosse, away from Tahiti.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- French Polynesia’s veteran politican, Gaston Flosse, says he won’t seek re-election to the French Senate next year.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti ---French Polynesia’s assembly wants a global fund to be set up to help climate change refugees in the Pacific.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti ---The French Polynesian government has announced that it plans to employ a former French High Commissioner to run the territory’s domestic airline.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti ----French Polynesia’s assembly is due to hold an extraordinary session today to pass a resolution, which is to be presented to next week’s Pacific Islands Forum meeting in the Marshall Islands.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- A group of entomologists has found more than 40 new species of beetles on the steep slopes of the Tahitian mountains.
PAPE’ETE, French Polynseia --- Figures released in French Polynesia show more people are leaving the territory than arriving, with the pace quickening.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- At least four people have died after a Chinese fishing almost sank in stormy seas about 50 kilometres off Rapa in the south of French Polynesia.
PAPEETE, French Polynesia ---- The French Polynesian government leaders have met French ministers in Paris but failed in their attempts to get firm assurances for additional financial support.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- Most of French Polynesia’s government ministers are bound for Paris after the ruling Tahoeraa Huiraatira passed fiscal reforms yesterday in a bid to revive the economy.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti ---The French Polynesian Government is calling for France to change its constitution to allow MPs to conduct debates in the Tahitian language.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The new French Polynesian government has outlined plans to cut 1,000 public sector jobs within two years amid the territory’s worst economic crisis.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The French Polynesian government says its financial situation is catastrophic, making it difficult to pay its bills.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- Torrential rain in the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia has caused flood damage in excess of US$2 million.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- There is disappointment among French Polynesia’s nuclear test veterans that last year’s change of government in France didn’t bring about the promised review of the compensation law.
French Polynesia’s historic resolution at the United Nations was clinched by years of campaigning and back-room diplomacy by this French dependency, reports Nic Maclellan
PAPEETE, Tahiti ---- A French Polynesian newspaper reports that the head of the territory’s body concerned with the aftermath of the French nuclear weapons tests has been dismissed.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti ---- There is continued criticism from the French Pacific of the six countries sponsoring the United Nations resolution on French Polynesia’s decolonisation, which the General Assembly adopted by consensus.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The new French Polynesian government has decided to cut ministerial pays by ten percent to about US$7,300 a month.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --French Polynesia’s newly elected president, Gaston Flosse, has named an eight-member government, just hours after the assembly elected him for a fifth time in 29 years.
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