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Encyclopedia > Gaston Tong Sang
French Polynesia

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Gaston Tong Sang[1] (born on August 7, 1949 in Bora-Bora) is the current President of French Polynesia, and the mayor of Bora-Bora. The Assembly of French Polynesia (French: Assemblée de la Polynésie française) is the unicameral legislature of French Polynesia, located at the Place Tarahoi in Papeete, Tahiti. ... Political parties in French Polynesia lists political parties in French Polynesia. ... Politics of French Polynesia Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in French Polynesia ... Elections for the Assembly of French Polynesia, the Territorial Assembly of French Polynesia, were held on May 23, 2004. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora Bora Bora ( ) is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, and overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. ... Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora Bora Bora ( ) is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, and overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. ...


He was the Tahoera'a Huiraatira party's presidential candidate in the election of March 2005, but was defeated by Oscar Temaru by 29 votes to 26. On 26 December 2006, Tong Sang was elected President of French Polynesia by 31 votes to 26. The Tahoeraa Huiraatira (Popular Rally) is a political party in French Polynesia. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


On January 18, 2007 Tong Sang's new government survived a motion of no confidence brought by the party of former French Polysnesian president, Oscar Temaru. Only 26 MPs showed up for the vote, which needed three additional MPs in order to pass.[2] January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...


References

  • New Zealand Herald article

Notes

  1. ^ "Tong Sang" is the family name, "Gaston" is the given name.
  2. ^ NA, NA. "Motion of no confidence in new French Polynesia government fails", Radio New Zealand International, 2007-01-19. Retrieved on 2007-10-23.


Template:FrenchPolynesia-stub Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) is the official international broadcasting station of New Zealand. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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