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... Alliance Francaise to do this," he said. The ambassador said it was also a top priority of his term to strengthen the relationship between French territories in the Pacific, namely Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia and New Caledonia with other Pacific countries as a way of sharing French lifestyle here.
Plans are afoot in Wallis and Futuna to establish a ferry service between the two islands. no caption. Photo: AFP. The public broadcaster said there had been a long-standing demand by the public to increase capacity. To date the link is assured by a Twin Otter aircraft. The report said the government ...

The French National Assembly election in Wallis and Futuna in 2012 was also annulled because the winner David Verge produced flawed campaign accounts, triggering a fresh election which was won by Mr Polutele. Mr Verge was subsequently banned from holding public office for one year, but was last ...
The French National Assembly election in Wallis and Futuna in 2012 was also annulled because the winner David Verge produced flawed campaign accounts, triggering a fresh election which was won by Mr Polutele. Mr Verge was subsequently banned from holding public office for one year, but was last ...
The chief prosecutor in Wallis and Futuna has taken up her job again after a five-month hiatus. Last October, it had been established that Antonia Tamole had held the post for 27 years without having been duly appointed. A 1983 law change had transferred some judicial powers from Noumea to Paris, but ...
The primary school teacher strike in Wallis and Futuna has ended and schools will open tomorrow. No caption. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson. The strike lasted all of last week despite an apparent agreement being reached during the week to end the stoppage. Under the terms of the settlement, ...

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the coconut market in the Wallis and Futuna Islands. It presents the latest data of the market value, consumption, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and food balance. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers ...
The primary school teacher strike in Wallis and Futuna is continuing despite an apparent agreement to end the stoppage having been reached. Students away from a classroom, which is filled with empty school desks. Photo: 123RF. The territory's primary schools have been shut all week by the industrial ...
The public broadcaster in Wallis and Futuna said power had been lost in some places and the phone network was experiencing problems. People are banned from going outside until 7pm. The storm has also forced the cancellation of tonight's flight from Noumea. On Futuna, which was struck earlier today, ...
The election of the French National Assembly member for Wallis and Futuna Napole Polutele has been annulled. Mr Polutele had retained his seat last June but the constitutional court in Paris has found that 21 proxy votes were irregular, depriving him of his slim majority. He had been one of the few ...
More than 100 pre-cooked pigs have had to be buried on Wallis and Futuna after a ceremony to bless a new church dedicated to Saint Peter Chanel. The territory's public broadcaster said about 300 pigs were prepared for the celebration in Vaisei on Futuna which marked the completion of the building ...
A dengue outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. As of 5 December there have been 10 confirmed cases, of which 5 had had dengue serotype-1 identified. Source: Health Agency Wallis and Futuna. Mumps. Marshall Islands: As of November 26, 2017 there have been 1206 suspected mumps cases ... Surveillance
The public broadcaster said the health service acted after registering seven cases in the past week which proves that the virus has now established itself in the community. It said the new infections were concentrated in the south of Wallis. So far this year, the territory has had 15 cases of the mosquito-borne ... Surveillance
D'Entrecasteaux Lt. Commander (LTCDR) Matthieu Ruf said that the ship, based in New Caledonia, was patrolling in the French Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Wallis and Futuna when Cyclone Gita hit Tonga. “As soon as the French headquarter informed of the damages caused by the cyclone on the ... Surveillance
A low that has brought heavy rain, strong winds and blocked roads in Wallis and Futuna is heading towards Samoa. Flooding in Vaisigano ... The public broadcaster in Wallis and Futuna said power had been lost in some places and the phone network was experiencing problems. People are banned from ... Surveillance
EEZ borders five Pacific Island nations, of Vanuatu to the west, the Solomon Islands to the northwest, Tuvalu to the north, Wallis and Futuna to the northeast, Tonga to the southeast, with around 40 per cent of the EEZ bordering international waters. “The upgrade was fitted in at Cairns, Australia,” Captain ... Surveillance
FRENCH naval ship La Moqueuse is in the country after three weeks of surveillance of exclusive economic zones in New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna. The ship berthed at the Kings Wharf in Suva early yesterday morning to refuel and restock before it returns to its base in Noumea, New Caledonia. Surveillance

The election of the French National Assembly member for Wallis and Futuna Napole Polutele has been annulled. Mr Polutele had retained his seat last June but the constitutional court in Paris has found that 21 proxy votes were irregular, depriving him of his slim majority. He had been one of the few ... Surveillance
Wallis Island living.Source:Supplied. The couple poured millions of dollars into the grand real estate dream in the hopes of it becoming an elaborate showroom for their well-healed and cashed up clients to “go shopping”. No expense was spared while building the five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home, ... Surveillance
In Wallis and Futuna, there are calls for better roads, improved protection of nature and the preservation of the local heritage. The consultations were organised by the new administration of Emmanuel Macron and the findings are expected to be published in May to be the basis for policies and projects. Surveillance
This summer there has been a spike in dengue fever cases in Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna, while the region has also experienced cases of malaria, chikungunya and zika. The free app, which took two years to develop, has successfully been piloted in four ... Surveillance
Currently there's dengue in Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna. Dr Callaghan says as well as a public health concern, its an economic one as people aren't able to work being so sick and recovery is slow. He says the Aedes aegypti mozzie is the one to avoid being ... Surveillance
The authorities in Wallis and Futuna will enforce a helmet law from 1 April after motorbike riders largely ignored the requirement to protect themselves. Since last July, motorbike riders have to wear a helmet. The public broadcaster says until the end of March, anyone caught without a helmet will have to ... Surveillance
The country actually has few natural resources and is highly dependent on imports and foreign aid. It is considered that Kiribati is one of the least developed countries in the Pacific. Finally we should check out Wallis and Futuna. If you haven't heard about Wallis and Futuna, you shouldn't be too upset. Surveillance
Meanwhile in Fiji's Northern Division area of Macuata, a dengue outbreak of an unidentified serotype was declared earlier this month. Kiribati Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in the number of dengue-like illness cases while Wallis and Futuna and French Polynesia have also seen outbreaks. Tags ... Surveillance
The Pacific Community, or SPC, is currently monitoring outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease in French Polynesia, Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji, and Wallis and Futuna. SPC's acting deputy director for public health unit, Sala Saketa, said there were often just one or two strains at any one time, with ... Surveillance
“Kato and his team mates won the championship and he made the 25-man squad for the Wallis and Futuna Pacific Mini Games finally making it into the final 12-member team because of his ... It was after the Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna that Kato Ottio made the switch in 2014 to rugby league. Surveillance
According to the text, the system is to be aligned with the regulations already in place in mainland France and to give midwives the authority to be able to carry out medically induced abortions. The proposed law changes also provides for doctors in Wallis and Futuna the right to prescribe physical activity to ... Surveillance
I really loved Camping by Julia Davis. There is something about going camping that is funny. Someone has to be really organised and no one really wants to go; it's actually a nightmare. The funniest film I've ever seen. The One and Only Herb McGwyer Plays Wallis Island is the funniest film I've seen. Surveillance
More than 100 pre-cooked pigs have had to be buried on Wallis and Futuna after a ceremony to bless a new church dedicated to Saint Peter Chanel. The territory's public broadcaster said about 300 pigs were prepared for the celebration in Vaisei on Futuna which marked the completion of the building the ... Surveillance
The Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC) and Alcatel Submarine Network (ASN) have completed the marine installation of the Tui-Samoa subsea cable system. The cable connects the islands of Samoa, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna, providing advanced broadband service on a route spanning more than ... Surveillance
The French overseas public broadcaster has been forced to make a change to its name after a challenge by a Paris television station. The broadcaster's subsidiaries in New Caledonia, French Polynesia as well as Wallis and Futuna were called Premiere. However, the station Paris Premiere objected and ... Surveillance
Works on the Tui Samoa cable that links Samoa, Wallis and Futuna and Vanua Levu with the international Southern Cross cable at Vatuwaqa is now complete. The French ship, Ile-de-Re was moored off Vatuwaqa, near the Fiji International Telecommunications Limited station at Rifle Range in Vatuwaqa ... Surveillance
Samoa is ready to connect to the new Tui Samoa submarine cable in the New Year after its installation was completed on Boxing Day. The Samoa Submarine Cable Company said Samoa, Fiji, and Wallis and Futuna are now inter-connected via the undersea optical fibre system which spans more than ... Surveillance
Extra flights have been put on between Wallis and Futuna to clear a backlog of stranded passengers. For four days, inter-island flights had been put on hold because of inclement weather. A dozen flights were cancelled, but the territory's public broadcaster says 12 flights have been added to the schedule ... Surveillance
A dengue serotype-1 outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. Response measures include insecticide spraying and physical elimination of breeding sites, mass media messages regarding removal of breeding sites and protecting individuals from being bitten by mosquitoes. Source: Health Agency Wallis ... Surveillance
As such the race result reflected the overall placings with New Caledonia winning gold, Vanuatu the silver and Wallis and Futuna taking the bronze. In the final Para Athletics event of the Games, the Men's Seated Shot Put saw the power of New Caledonia's Thierry Cibone too much to beat for his ... Surveillance
A dengue outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. As of 5 December there have been 10 confirmed cases, of which 5 had had dengue serotype-1 identified. Source: Health Agency Wallis and Futuna. Mumps. Marshall Islands: As of November 26, 2017 there have been 1206 suspected mumps cases of ... Surveillance
IN 2013 in Wallis and Futuna, Fiji finished on fourth position overall with Papua New Guinea as champion, second was Tahiti and New Caledonia third. The flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2013 edition in Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna, was Banuve Tabakaucoro, then the champion South Pacific ... Surveillance
'Mercenary' is a movie about a young man from the Pacific territory of Wallis and Futuna, who moves to France to play rugby. Alan Dymock talks with director Sacha Wolff as part of our Great Migration series. Game time: Toki Pilioko, as Soane, at US Fumel Libos Credit: Timshel Productions. TAGS: The ... Surveillance
The public broadcaster said the health service acted after registering seven cases in the past week which proves that the virus has now established itself in the community. It said the new infections were concentrated in the south of Wallis. So far this year, the territory has had 15 cases of the mosquito-borne ... Surveillance
Wallis and Futuna has been welcomed as the newest member of the Polynesian Leaders Group. The group is holding its seventh get-together in Apia ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum. In the Samoan capital on Monday the group's chair Tongan Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva called for cooperation among ... Surveillance
Wallis and Futuna have hit a small but historic landmark this week; the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare board have added former Racing Metro player and ... The French introduced the sport to Wallis and Futuna by the French over a century ago and it has become the sport of choice for the island nation. Surveillance
There is an ongoing outbreak in Wallis and Futuna. There have been 31 cases; nine of which were confirmed; of which eight are dengue serotype-1. There have been 5 hospitalised cases and no associated deaths. For further details please refer to PacNet post on 16 January 2018 by Jean-Claude Grignon ... Surveillance
The minister has told Radio 2AP a technical hiccup in the connection of the cable in Wallis and Futuna as well as in Savusavu in Fiji has caused the delay. But Afamasaga said the cable will be operational in mid-February which allows time for local communication companies such as Digicel and Bluesky to ... Surveillance
Works on the Tui Samoa cable that links Samoa, Wallis and Futuna and Vanua Levu with the international Southern Cross cable at Vatuwaqa is now complete. The French ship, Ile-de-Re was moored off Vatuwaqa, near the Fiji International Telecommunications Limited station at Rifle Range in Vatuwaqa ... Surveillance
Samoa is ready to connect to the new Tui Samoa submarine cable in the New Year after its installation was completed on Boxing Day. The Samoa Submarine Cable Company said Samoa, Fiji, and Wallis and Futuna are now inter-connected via the undersea optical fibre system which spans more than ... Surveillance
Extra flights have been put on between Wallis and Futuna to clear a backlog of stranded passengers. For four days, inter-island flights had been put on hold because of inclement weather. A dozen flights were cancelled, but the territory's public broadcaster says 12 flights have been added to the schedule ... Surveillance
Mrs Girardin now said the revived Green Fund will double in size and make payments to French territories other than the ones in the Pacific. The initial funding attribution was made in response to the 2015 Paris climate change conference. French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna don't ... Surveillance
"Rugby helped me become a successful person in life," he said in Vanuatu during the ongoing Pacific Mini Games. He is the coach of Wallis and Futuna, a position he accepted in 2013. "It is a great job," he said. "I am helping develop rugby in Wallis and Futuna and we are enjoying playing in the Pacific ... Surveillance


 

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