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Games sues Tonga for millions

Wednesday May 30, 2018

TONGA – The Pacific Games Council and Tonga’s Olympic Committee (TASANOC) have lodged a claim for millions of dollars of damages against the Tonga government for its late withdrawal from hosting the 2019 event.

TONGA – Four whales have washed up dead on a remote Pacific island, with witnesses claiming all of the whales had been shot in the head.

PACIFIC BRIEFS 21/05/2018

Monday May 21, 2018

NCD GRAPHIC DESIGN CONTEST LAUNCHED

FRENCH PACIFIC – A leading French Polynesian pro-independence politician has described the French government’s stance towards its Pacific colonies as “schizophrenic”.

PACIFIC – A proposed combined Pacific Islands Super Rugby team has the backing of a number of former players and administrators.

Three senior journalists and an opinion writer at the Fiji Times have been found not guilty of charges of sedition by a panel of three assessors.

New Caledonia's Labour Party says it doesn't share the enthusiasm over the visit of the French president Emmanuel Macron's two weeks ago.

New Zealand's associate finance minister has blamed "closely failed states in the Pacific" for his country's drug problems.

French Polynesians - The French Polynesians have a legend about a famine that occurred on the island of Ra’iatea.

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