French Polynesia Newswire

French Polynesia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for French Polynesia.

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  1. Higher temperatures could help protect coral reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... with different levels of aggressiveness. The researchers collected data from 29 farmerfish colonies in French Polynesia from 2016 and 2017. They evaluated the average aggressiveness of each farmerfish group as well as the group's reaction when ...

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  2. Luxury shopping on the high seasRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CNN

    ... and a finished bespoke garment can be presented in two days. Paul Gauguin Cruises, which ply the waters of French Polynesia, carry contemporary Tahitian black pearl jewelry by Hinerava in its boutique. The designer sources pearls in rare colors and ...

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  3. Former president of French Polynesia says he'll take France to the ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Doubts have been raised over whether French Polynesia will be successful in taking France to the International Criminal Court for "crimes against humanity" over nuclear testing. Last week former president of the French overseas country, Oscar Temaru, said a lawsuit had been filed with the ICC regarding nuclear tests carried out by France from 1966.

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  4. Pacific Beat: MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Strike action threatened in PNG as outrage continues, over the government's decision to import luxury sports cars for the upcoming APEC summit; Independence or greater autonomy: that's what's been decided will be put to the people of Bougainville in next year's referendum, but of the region's political leaders says there's still some confusion over what the question actually means; French Polynesia aims to take France to the International Criminal Court for "crimes against humanity" over nuclear testing, but doubts have been raised because it might be outside the ICC's jurisdiction; And Tuvalu's Prime Minister says his country can maintain its diplomatic relations with Indonesia, while speaking out strongly in condemnation of what he says are human rights violations in West Papua.

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  5. If Christine Blasey Ford was permanently damaged by Brett Kavanaugh,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    ... performance, an inability to tolerate airline travel (except cross the Pacific to surf destinations in French Polynesia because driving to a California beach would be even more intolerable?), and various other maladies of PTSD ( transcript ). As a ...

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  6. A 'Tahitian Dreamliner?' Small Tahiti airline 'proud' of its new Boeing 787Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    Air Tahiti Nui may be a small airline, but it's turning to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner to fill a big role as the carrier tries to elevate its standing on the global stage. Air Tahiti Nui flew away with its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Wednesday, taking delivery of the first of four that will join its fleet.

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  7. Illuminating Gauguin's 'Decisive Experience' in MartiniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | The New York Times

    In the spring of 1887, the painter Paul Gauguin wrote a letter to his wife, Mette-Sophie, who was living in Denmark with four of their children, to ask her to come pick up their fifth child, Clovis, from Paris, because Gauguin wanted to leave the stifling city and find a "free and fertile" island. In April of that year, he and his friend and fellow painter Charles Laval left Paris to go to Panama, but found it inhospitable, then detoured to the Caribbean island of Martinique, a French colony at the time.

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  8. Boeing, ALC, Deliver First 787-9 Dreamliner For Air Tahiti NuiRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Aero-News Network

    ... ALC and purchase two 787s directly from Boeing as part of its plan to upgrade its fleet for the future. French Polynesia President Edouard Fritch and other government dignitaries joined the airline in celebrating the milestone delivery at Boeing's ...

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  9. Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Scoop

    ... anomalies across the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean and atmospheric circulation patterns over French Polynesia and northern Australia indicate conditions bordering ENSO-neutral or leaning toward El NiA o. It is worth noting that if El ...

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  10. France sued for 'crimes' over nuclear tests: Polynesia leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Former president of French Polynesia Oscar Temaru speaks during a 2014 ceremony at a memorial dedicated to nuclear test victims in Papeete AFP/GREGORY BOISSY UNITED NATIONS, United States: A complaint has been filed at the Hague-based International Criminal Court against France for alleged crimes against humanity over nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific, a French Polynesian opposition leader said on Tuesday . "It's with a great sense of duty and determination that we filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court on Oct 2 for crimes against humanity," Oscar Temaru, who is also the French archipelago's former president, said at the United Nations.

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  11. France in 'Hot Soup' for Nuclear Testing in Pacific 30 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Al Bawaba

    ... fall-out from the tests was kept hidden. According to the documents, plutonium fallout hit the whole of French Polynesia, a much broader area than France had previously admitted. French daily Le Parisien wrote at the time that the documents "lifted ...

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  12. Five Devastating Hits on Christine Blasey Ford's Credibility from Rachel Mitchell's MemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Right Wing News

    ... a work." She flies to the mid-Atlantic at least once a year to visit her family. She has flown to Hawaii, French Polynesia, and Costa Rica. She also flew to Washington, D.C. for the hearing. Note, too, that her attorneys refused a private hearing or ...

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  13. At Apec, there'll be no escaping China's influence in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | South China Morning Post

    David Dodwell says Papua New Guinea's hosting of Apec leaders next month, including Xi Jinping, will shine the spotlight on China's growing footprint in a region that has long been home to the 'great game' of geopolitical jockeying In just a month's time, Peter O'Neill's government in Papua New Guinea will host the biggest diplomatic event of its 43-year life - the meeting of leaders from the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economies. The poorest and least developed of all the Apec economies, this elemental country of just 8 million people boasts more than 820 distinct languages, and its high-mountain rainforests are still home to dozens of "uncontacted" tribal communities.

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  14. Mark Thiessen: Rachel Mitchell expertly eviscerates the case against...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Instapundit.com

    ... that she flies to the East Coast "at least once a year to visit her family," and has flown to Hawaii, French Polynesia and Costa Rica for hobbies and vacations. Moreover, Mitchell points out, Ford also testified that she was not "clear" that ...

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  15. Ann Coulter: This Time, Kavanaugh's Supporters Are Not Accepting SurrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | VDARE

    ... away." Then we found out that Ford regularly jets off to Hawaii, Costa Rica, the South Pacific islands and French Polynesia ... to go surfing, one of the most terrifying activities around. It sounded like a joke. I was so shattered and broken, I ...

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  16. Whatever it TakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Ann Coulter

    ... away." Then we found out that Ford regularly jets off to Hawaii, Costa Rica, the South Pacific islands and French Polynesia ... to go surfing, one of the most terrifying activities around. It sounded like a joke. I was so shattered and broken, I ...

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  17. Christine Blasey Ford has a credibility problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Hill

    ... Yet she admitted under oath that she flies to the East Coast yearly and has been to Hawaii, Costa Rica and French Polynesia. That delay bought enough time for two other accusers to step forward with their alleged stories against Kavanaugh. And even ...

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  18. it's All Bullshit, Isn't it? RealClearInvestigations:...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Instapundit

    ... she had taken a number of flights back East this summer, and had previously flown to Hawaii, Costa Rica, French Polynesia and other South Pacific islands. Palo Alto city records show that a building permit for an additional room and exterior door ...

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  19. October events at the Natchitoches Parish LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Natchitoches Times

    Oct. 9- Fall Painting for Adults with Suzie Parker is from 6-7 p.m. Create a work of art on canvas through the guidance of local artist, Suzie Parker. Sign up required.

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  20. The intrepid MacLeodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... including a "man overboard" drama in the North Atlantic Ocean and the salvage of a vessel from a reef in French Polynesia at great risk to their own. A couple of months after arriving in Dunedin, the family's sturdy oak vessel sailed off to Stewart ...

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