Friday, 20 June 2008 5:24 AM

Niue Elects New Premier

Niue's parliament has elected Mr. Toke Talagi as its new premier yesterday morning.

As reported by Radio New Zealand International, 'Mr Talagi had a clear victory of 14 votes to five', defeating premier Young Vivian who has been in power for the past two terms.

Mr Talagi, a former finance minister, is expected to announce his three-member Cabinet within days.