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.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- Campaigning is nearing its end in French Polynesia for this weekend’s second round of the territorial election.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- French Polynesia is expecting the results of an election for a new 57-member assembly.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The leader of French Polynesia’s Union For Democracy says it lost yesterday’s territorial election because of the economic crisis.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The deputy leader of French Polynesia’a Tahoeraa Huiraatira says the party’s success in the territorial election is in part due the weak performance of the outgoing government led by Oscar Temaru.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The leader of French Polynesia’s Tahoeraa Huiraatira Party, Gaston Flosse, says he will try to stop the decolonisation bid at the UN in New York which was lodged by the outgoing government of Oscar Temaru.
PAPE'ETE, French Polynesia --- A senior member of the incoming French Polynesian assembly majority says there will be large public housing projects amid efforts to revive the economy.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti --- The new President of French Polynesia is to be elected at the end of this week.
PAPE’ETE, Tahiti (RNZI) --- A new political group has been formed in French Polynesia incorporating the To Tatou Aia and the leaders of several small parties in the lead-up to the elections in April.
PAPE’ETE, Tahiti (RADIO AUSTRALIA) ---- Police in French Polynesia are investigating a series of arson attacks on Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas Islands.
PAPE’ETE, Tahiti --- French Polynesia’s administrative court has ordered the French state to pay compensation to a former inmate for being jailed in inhuman conditions.
PAPE’ETE, Tahiti ----- The world's coral reefs could be in trouble by the end of the century, or much sooner if nothing is done to curb carbon emissions, researchers say.
PAPE’ETE, Tahiti --- An anti-nuclear rally is being planned in French Polynesia on Saturday.
PAPE'ETE, Tahiti -- The heads of seven Polynesian parliaments have arrived in Tahiti at the invitation of the president of French Polynesia’s territorial assembly, Jacqui Drollet, who wants to deepen regional links with a two-day conference this week.
BRISBANE, Australia, ---- A man who led a playboy lifestyle while claiming to be a Tahitian prince was jailed Tuesday for 14 years for stealing AUD$16 million (nearly €13 million) from an Australian health department.
PARIS, France----French police have raided the Paris home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- Political parties in French Polynesia are analysing the results of yesterday’s first round of the territorial election as they have less than two days to lodge lists for the run-off round on May the 5th.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- The three French Polynesian parties qualified for next month’s run-off in the territorial election say they have retained the same candidates for the May 05 vote.
PAPEETE, Tahiti --- The leader of French Polynesia’s Porinetia Ora party has urged his backers to support the Tahoeraa Huiraatira of Gaston Flosse in next week’s run-off election for a new territorial assembly.
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League of nations, prepare yourself to be door knocked. From a distant possibility to a distinct probability, President Oscar Temaru looks set to drag French Polynesia, much of it kicking and screaming, into an independent future.
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