21 Feb 2007

French Polynesian port strike settled

2:34 pm on 21 February 2007

A half-day strike in the port of the French Polynesian capital, Papeete, has been settled.

The strike was over salaries and was led by CSTP-FO union.

It involved stevedoring employees and staff on government vessels.

Details of the settlement are not immediately known .

Two government ministers took part in the negotiations.