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  1. Solomons' force enough to drive laid-back expatriates to drink

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... As Australian-led troops and police banish fear and the threat of violence from the Solomons Islands, expatriates have their own concerns to contend with: an end to drink-driving. Like any community of foreigners living in a remote tropical outpost, social life for the 200 expatriates in Honiara, the capital of the Solomons, revolves largely around boozing in the shade of coconut ...

  2. Australia, NZ fight for skilled labour

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... expatriate New Zealanders home, emphasising the country's enviable quality of life and the fact it has grown more dynamic and cosmopolitan over the past decade or so. The campaign will put New ... and they are the hardest for us to attract,' Dr Cullen said. He conceded that New Zealand would struggle to meet the salary expectations of many expatriates. 'We can't match Australian wages ...

  3. 2,000-strong intervention force bound for strife-torn Solomons

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... forces will be deployed in the country for 'as long as [they are] needed'. At least 100 expatriate civilians will be planted in key positions in the Solomons government, including ...

  4. Splitting asunder Down Under

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Sydney and Melbourne are home to tens of thousands of expatriate New Zealanders. A shared British colonial heritage further forged the relationship. But Australia is now becoming more like ...

  5. Uranium could fuel tiny island's fortunes

    Posted Aug 31st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... and the 18,000 expatriate Niueans who live in New Zealand, would become multimillionaires overnight. 'We are betting a couple of million dollars that the uranium is there,' said Richard ...

  6. Friendly Islands turn into enemy territory for royals

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... of 100,000 expatriate Tongans who have tasted democracy in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, are fuelling demands for a fully representative government. Until now, Tonga's elections, ...

  7. War nearly destroyed the Solomons - now it can save them

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... have become coral-encrusted artificial reefs, attracting schools of fish, sharks, manta rays and a multitude of other marine life. This weekend, up to 50 tourists, locals and expatriates ...

  8. Troops offer hope of an end to nightmare in paradise

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... operations as expatriate officers work with their Solomons counterparts to slowly reclaim the streets of Honiara and then fan out over the rest of the country over the coming weeks. Complicating ...

  9. Australian police mission to prop up former colony begins

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... of the slums which dot the hills and valleys around the capital, Port Moresby, routinely listed by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the world's most dangerous capital city. Expatriates live ...



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