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Medal of Liberty Awarded to Family of World War II Veteran Alfred Whiting

FRAMINGHAM – On Veterans Day, Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer presented a Medal of Liberty in honor of World War II Private First Class Alfred Whiting, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Governor Charlie Baker.

FRAMINGHAMSOURCE.COM - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Oceania 7s : Tonga thrash Niue 45 -- 0

THE Tongan men’s team has made it two wins in as many matches at the Oceania 7s underway in Suva.After a comprehensive win over Niue earlier, the Tongans thumped Tuvalu 45-nil in their second match.Tonga will play Samoa in their last pool match later today.Meanwhile, in another match Samoa recorded


Thailand 's ratification of nuke test ban treaty welcomed

Bangkok, which ratified the treaty in September, became the 167th state to do so. This also marked the ratification of the pact by all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.


Samoa aware of challenges to win Oceania 7s title

SAMOAN coach Gordon Tietjens knows how difficult it will be to win the Oceania 7s title this weekend.The former All Blacks 7s coach says rugby sevens is the sport for the Pacific Islands.“There’s no Pacific island team that doesn’t know how to pay the game of sevens. I have always said that Fiji can


ADB Assistance to Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a total financing package of $29.7 million to support the introduction of new vaccines in Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu through the System Strengthening for Effective Coverage of New Vaccines in the Pacific Proje


World : Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique - Bulletin Hebdomadaire : W44 2018 -LRB- Oct 29-Nov 04 -RRB-

Source: World Health Organization Country: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Caledonia (France), Niue (New Zealand), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu


Oceania 7s : Sir Tietjen tests his new boys in the `` home of 7s ''

SIR Gordon Tietjen’s-coached Samoa 7s team arrived at the Nadi International Airport to battle for the upcoming Oceania 7s tournament.The former New Zealand 7s master tactician said he wanted to test his new boys and analyse his team’s combination in readiness for the HSBC World Sevens Dubai tournam


‎Tuvalu‏ constable looks to inspire women leaders | Loop PNG

Last month, Senior Constable Sepola Niulakita became the first female to lead the joint maritime and fisheries exercise, Operation Kurukuru.


Domain Names : . ME to allow IDN registrations | JD Supra

doMEn d.o.o., the Registry for the .ME country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has recently announced that it would soon allow the registration of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) under .ME.


`` Fossil Fuels Make Us Safe '' : Senior Australian Politician Openly Mocks Climate Change Narratives

Craig Kelly MP mocks climate change ‘exaggeration’ in presentation to Liberal party membersFossil fuels make us ‘safe from’ climate change, says MP who is working with Tony Abbott to move Liberals to the rightCoral bleaching has been happening for centuries, threats of rising sea levels to countries


Craig Kelly mocks climate change ` exaggeration ' in presentation to Liberal party members

These are the assessments of the member for Hughes, Craig Kelly, who is part of a Tony Abbott-led speaking campaign to pull the Liberal party back from the centre.


Scientists grossly exaggerate global warming , says Liberal Craig Kelly

These are the assessments of the member for Hughes, Craig Kelly, who is part of a Tony Abbott-led speaking campaign to pull theLiberal partyback from the centre.


Meeting the challenge of time and tide

Singapore's achievements as a city-state have a downside that the public is often not mindful of. The sight of concrete high-rises, highways and an ever-aspiring skyline obscures the reality that this city-state is still an island. While its economic links with the rest of the world and the strength


Sunken Sanchi Tanker Among Ships Hit by Iran Sanctions -- gCaptain

Rescue ships work to extinguish the fire on the Panama-registered Sanchi tanker carrying Iranian oil, which went ablaze after a collision with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea, in this January 10, 2018. China Daily via REUTERS


Iranian Tanker That Sank Months Ago Among Ships Hit by Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department’ssanctions listdistributed Monday leaves no doubt about the identity of the vessel targeted with sanctions. It’s the Sanchi, otherwise known as the Gardenia, the Seahorse and the Sepid, that’s flown under flags including those of Tanzania, Malta and Tuvalu. Its Internati


China 's role in South Pacific nations ca n't be stopped -- vice-minister

“The island region is not under the sphere of influence of any country and everyone should join together to help with the island nations,” Zheng Zeguang, the vice-minister of the Chinese foreign ministry, said at a press briefing in Beijing on Tuesday.

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 2018-11-13 12:33:26

Global Warming -- How Are We Responsible ?

Global Warming… Climate Change… The Greenhouse Effect. All these terms have been talked about and hotly debated in recent years but what exactly are they and what do they mean to us now and into the future? All these terms are parts of a phenomenon where a series of changes in global weather pattern

EDUCATEINSPIRECHANGE.ORG - 2018-11-12 23:51:10

$ 800m imported fossil fuel bill

FIJI’s annual imported fossil fuel bill amounts to $800 million and this price varies with the fluctuating fuel prices.Pacific Regional representative Green of Growth Planning and Implementation (GGPI) Katerina Syngellakis revealed this figure during a press conference on Pacific Islands Transport F


Taiwan 's six Pacific allies wo n't join China-hosted forum : MOFA

Taiwan's six allies in the South Pacific -- Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu -- were invited to the China-Pacific Islands summit ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in PNG, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu confirmed at a legislative hearing.


` Australian visa change will see backpackers employed over Pacific workers '

The Pacific program is designed to offer employment opportunities to workers from Timor Leste, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. While it has grown fast, it remains relatively small, with only 8,500 workers coming to Australia in