French Polynesia Newswire

French Polynesia Newswire

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  1. Gaw, Tencent consortium seeks to buy Four Seasons' Bora Bora resort: Basis PointRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | PE Hub

    A consortium of Hong Kong-based private equity fund Gaw Capital Partners and individuals including Pony Ma , founder of China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, is looking to buy the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Basis Point reported on Wednesday. The consortium is seeking a loan of up to 100 million euros to buy the resort from French national Thierry Barbion, Basis Point said, citing two people with direct knowledge of the matter.

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  2. Tencent to trial paid subscription content in effort to monetise WeChat accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | South China Morning Post

    ... founder, is also said to be part of a consortium in talks to buy the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Basis Point reported on Wednesday. The consortium is comprised of Hong Kong-based private equity fund Gaw Capital Partners and ...

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  3. ASIA: Another insight on PSFK for MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | PSFK

    The government of French Polynesia has signed a memorandum allowing the world's first floating city to be constructed in the open waters near the south Pacific Islands. The architectural endeavor is being undertaken by Seasteading Institute , a San Francisco-based collective of credentialed marine biologists, nautical engineers, aquaculture farmers, researchers, environmentalists and artists.

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  4. BRIEF-InteliWISE Q4 net result turns to profit of 0.1 mln zlotys YoYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Reuters

    HONG KONG, Feb 15 A consortium of Hong Kong-based private equity fund Gaw Capital Partners and individuals including Pony Ma, founder of China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, is looking to buy the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Basis Point reported on Wednesday.

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  5. French President Hollande demands election cyber-security measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Reuters

    ... g Pony Ma, founder of China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, is looking to buy the Four Seasons Resort in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Basis Point reported on Wednesday.

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  6. Temporal patterns of association between the jellyfish Catostylus...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... Edinburgh, UK.) ). Parasite diversity\host age and size relationship in three coral-reef fishes from French Polynesia. International Journal for Parasitology 28 , 16951708. ). Natural mortality in NE Pacific coastal hydromedusae: grazing predation, ...

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  7. Fabulous floating cities promise freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | TreeHugger

    The Seasteading Institute has a grand vision of a libertarian wonderland; Kim described it as a floating city where "there will be no welfare, no minimum wage, looser building codes and little restrictions on weapons ." In January they signed an agreement with the French Polynesian government "to cooperate on creating legal framework to allow for the development of The Floating Island Project.

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  8. Why Marine Le Pen is worrying French JewsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Israeli. Under her plan, regal powers would remain in French control while autonomy provisions would give French Polynesia more of a say in economic matters. "Even if it does not suit you, we will never demand that French Israelis choose between ...

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  9. The Bob Zadek Show, 02/12/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Rational Review

    ... California's nascent secession scheme. Joe joins the show this Sunday after a successful diplomatic trip to French Polynesia, which led to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in San Francisco last month between the Institute and the French ...

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  10. Persistence of Zika Virus in Breast Milk after Infection in Late Stage of PregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... of infection with this virus was on Yap Island, Micronesia, in 2007 ( 1 ). The largest outbreak was in French Polynesia in 2013 ( 2 ). The first cases of infection in Brazil were reported in Bahia State in 2015. Zika virus has since spread to 14 ...

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  11. A Hyper Futurist Floating City Moves ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Core77 design blog

    ... crucial. As of January 13th, the project has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of French Polynesia, agreeing to cooperate on developing legislation for the slightly tweaked 'Floating Island Project' by the end of 2017. ...

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  12. In French Polynesia, overwater bungalows put your cares and woes adrift, even 50 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Los Angeles Times

    ... romantic, thatched-roof cottages on stilts - had reached a 50-year milestone, I knew exactly where to go: French Polynesia, where it all started. I would while away the day on the deck of a postcard-perfect bungalow looking down into the brilliant ...

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  13. Rotary aims to save breaking hearts this Valentine...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Scoop

    ... Rotary District 9920, which covers most of Auckland and seven Pacific Island countries from Kiribati to French Polynesia, is aiming to put a dent in that deficit by having each of its 53 clubs place an AED in its local community. "As the country's ...

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  14. The Kingdom of TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... I knew that it would be a perfect opportunity to visit some of the Pacific Islands. Fiji, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Rarotonga, Vanuatua and the list goes on. One country that seems to get overlooked as a South Pacific travel destination is ...

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  15. Couples share their tales of romance from the beautiful East Anglian countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... in the September at a wedding in Norfolk and we quickly became an item. I had planned a two month trip to French Polynesia to visit my sister while she was travelling and decided to cut it short as I had met Tremayne. Before I left, he wanted to ...

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  16. Check Out These Romantic Valentinea s Day GetawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... Bora Bora and the beaches and the jungles," she said of the cruise line that sails exclusively in Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. "The ship itself is really romantic. It was built and designed just for that." Hotel Punta Islita in ...

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  17. French MPs clear way for payouts to atomic test victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Yahoo!

    ... military veterans and civilians whose cancer could be attributed to the test programme. During a visit to French Polynesia in February 2016, President Francois Hollande acknowledged the deleterious effects on health and the environment and pledged ...

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  18. On the trail of ancient voyaging link with TahitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Nelson Mail

    Call me obsessed, but my ongoing interest in the Anaweka waka last week took me on a 4221 km journey to the island of Huahine in French Polynesia. Back in 1978, an ancient voyaging canoe was excavated there from a coastal swamp by Dr Yosihiko Sinoto from the Bishop Museum of Hawaii.

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  19. Goway Offering Globetrotters Complimentary Nights in the Islands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | PRWeb

    As the snow comes down on much of North America, Goway Travel is luring globetrotters to the South Pacific with three complimentary nights on two of the world's most exclusive tropical islands. Moorea and Bora Bora have become synonymous with a honeymoon in paradise.

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  20. Echelon Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Information Technology

    ... and municipalities. These projects extend across countries including Zimbabwe, the U.S., Mexico, Guyana, French Polynesia, Oman, Vietnam, Indonesia, U.A.E. and Colombia. We rolled out new deployments at seven automotive dealerships and continue to ...

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