Pacific islands monthly : PIM
Call Number
N 919 PAC
[Sydney : Pacific Publications, 1931-2000
Vol. 69 No. 9 ( Sep. 1, 1999)
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Advertising 2
EDITORIAL Ok Tedi: a lesson for the Pacific 4
LETTERS Tarawa not appalling? 5
Berio report too negative 5
Advertising 5
Insightful coverage of Solomons 6
Australia's role in Kiribati patrol boat 8
Correction of a name 8
Politics in PIM 14
ARCHIVES-SEPTEMBER 1944 Information wanted 6
BRIEFS 7 , 8
Advertising 9
SPECIAL REPORT Living three feet above sea level brings home climate change message 10 , 11
AOSIS workshop calls for adaptation and mitigation action 12
Vested interests fight change, but SPREP remains optimistic 13 , 16
BUSINESS French Polynesia "as rich as New Zealand" 14
Bank of Hawaii to acquire 5.8 million shares in Bank of Queensland 15
PNG to Queensland gas pipeline well down road to construction 16
Marshall Islands to drop import tax? 17
Ok Tedi damage 'greater than forecast' 18
Beyind admission, no solution to mino donum 19 , 20
Cold War making comeback in high-tech pen 20
Solonon Islands forest is he signed over for clear telling 21
Greenpeace applauds log tax reinstatement 21
New technology uses industrial waste to create clean-burning gas 22 , 23
PCE Process in Perspective 23
Outrigger Hotel Tahiti opens 24
Australia extends Fiji derogation 25
New Zealand movie industry shines with Lord of the Rings 25
US companies offer to trade cash for carbon in greenhouse gas war 26 , 27
Advertising 27
New tax presents a vat full of problems 28 , 29
South Pacific Iridium in good form despite US bankruptcy 29
Black pearl production to be stepped up in the Marshall Islands 29
COVER STORY Murder, intrigue and death penalty Samoan politics takes a new turn 30 , 31 , 32 , 33
Media banned from publishing details of confessed killer’s statement 31
Widow of slain minister vows to continue his struggle 32
Head of State could prevent Vitale's hanging 33
Political murders not unknown in the Pacific 33
POLITICS Former Solomon police commander gets short end of stick 34 , 35
Advertising 35
PNG back in Australia's fold 36 , 37
DEVELOPMENT Student loans pay off for Moresby government 38
Pacific Islands urged to use Internet as development tool 38 , 44
Turbulent times for PNG's domestic airlines 39
Weeds threaten mighty PNG river – WWF report 40 , 41
Advertising 41
Franco-New Zealand relations warm up 42
Nuclear shipments sail into South Pacific's ire 43 , 44
AOM French airline denies rumours it is pulling out of New Caledonia 44
Advertising 45
Ain Calèdonie International still awaits French tax officials' green light to buy Boeing-767 46
Maintenance costs total 24 per cent of Air Calèdonie ticket price 46
Polynesian fishermen strike deal for exports 46
Noumea town launches campaign against noise polluters 47
A million fruit bats can't be wrong about Mango Rico 47 , 51
TV Polynèsie helps Tonga set up television 48
Half-life refit of Savea completed 49
Advertising 49
Indonesian nickel company plans production in New Caledonia 50
Landowners receive discount to take over Naked nickel mine 51
Advertising 51
YACHTING Dock party! 52 , 53
OPINION Hie plight of NZ's Polynesians 54
Lessons from an oil spill 55
DEVELOPMENT Australia eyed as core of UN presence in Timor 56
Air New Zealand going all out to cement position 57 , 58
Gas project could extend into NSW market 58
A fifth option for Ok Tedi disaster 58
Advertising 59 , 60



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  | section=v. : illustrations ; 28-42 cm.
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