Category: Oceania

Vanuatu Population Graph

Vanuatu 2001

Yearbook 2001 Vanuatu. Prime Minister Barak Sope was forced to resign in April after his government lost a vote of no confidence in Parliament. New head of government became Edward Natapei of Vanuaaku Pati...

Tuvalu Population Graph

Tuvalu 2001

Yearbook 2001 Tuvalu. In a closed vote among Parliament’s twelve members, former Interior Minister Faimalaga Luka was appointed new prime minister in February. He took over after Ionatana Ionatana, who passed away in December...

Tonga Population Graph

Tonga 2001

Yearbook 2001 Tonga. In August, the OECD removed Tonga from its black list of countries that allow money laundering. An American businessman with ties to the court disappeared in October with the $ 26...

Solomon Islands Population Graph

Solomon Islands 2001

Yearbook 2001 Solomon Islands. Following the peace agreement in October 2000, observers from Australia and New Zealand monitored the disarmament of the two militia groups that fought two years of ethnic civil war. The...

Samoa Population Graph

Samoa 2001

Yearbook 2001 Samoa. In the March parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegao’s party, Human Rights Protection Party, HRPP, lost some seats and remained at 23, while the opposition Samoan National Development Party, SNDP,...

Papua New Guinea Population Graph

Papua New Guinea 2001

Yearbook 2001 Papua New Guinea is a country located in Oceania as shown on Abbreviationfinder. The weak economy drove the government to propose savings programs at the beginning of the year. meant halving the...

Palau Population Graph

Palau 2001

Yearbook 2001 Palau. The new government under Tommy Remengesau Jr., who won the 2000 presidential election, took office on January 17. Abbreviationfinder: lists typical abbreviations and country overview of Palau, including bordering countries, geography,...

New Zealand Population Graph

New Zealand 2001

Yearbook 2001 New Zealand. Extensive cuts in defense were announced in the spring. The Labor government said it intended to sell all the air force’s combat and exercise plan and reduce its funding for...

Nauru Population Graph

Nauru 2001

Yearbook 2001 Nauru. Nauru protested at the beginning of the year against the US’s plans to expand its robotic defense due to concerns that it would cause environmental problems in the Pacific. President Bernard...

Micronesia Population Graph

Micronesia 2001

Yearbook 2001 Federated States of Micronesia. The election of ten senators was held in March. A new congressman was elected when a senator had died during the year, the other nine were re-elected. Negotiations...