Tag: samoa

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From Moana to Vaiana: Why Disney’s newest Polynesian inspired film will be very different in French

Monsoon Subeditor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the controversies of Disney’s upcoming film Moana and its French language changes. The release of the trailer for Disney’s […]

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The United Arab Emirates: An Unlikely Development Partner For Pacific Island States

Monsoon Subeditor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the flourishing development partnership between the United Arab Emirates and Pacific Island States. The last decade for Pacific Island […]

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Record number of female candidates in the 2016 Samoan General Election

Monsoon sub-editor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the growing strength of Samoan women parliamentary candidates in the current general election. Is the result of the quota system in action or shift in attitudes towards women in Pacific politics?

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Filling Coombs with the Ocean

BIANCA HENNESSY reflects on academic spaces at university after preparing a photo exhibition from a field school in Samoa. The Coombs building at ANU is a […]