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Friday, March 12, 2010 FIJI TIMES ONLINE
This is the path that Tropical Cyclone Tomas is expected to take over the weekend
Update: 5:30PM Fiji is now on official cyclone alert as Tropical Cyclone Tomas bears down on the…Continue
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Fiji's Meteorological Service is warning people in the country's Northern islands to be ready for a cyclone on Sunday. Earlier today the service issued a warning about a tropical depression near the French territory of Wallis and Futuna. It has now developed into a cyclone called Cyclone Thomas and is expected to hit Fiji on the weekend. As well, Solomon Islands is being warned it may also…Continue
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WACO, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) - There are 125 million cars are on the road today. That's billions of pounds of steel and glass on our roadways. But now, some parts of your car could be created by fruit.
Songs are sung about them. Food created with them. Girls even wear them. Now part of your car may be made with them.
"We've got lots of coconuts and nothing to do with them," Walter Bradley, Ph.D., a material…Continue
THE country's first consignment of dalo and cassava left for Kiribati last week. Food Processors (Fiji) Limited general manager Brij Lal said they shipped one tonne of cassava and half a tonne of dalo which were frozen packed. This, Mr Lal said, was a trial shipment and were awaiting feedback from customers
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Rowan Callick, Asia-Pacific Editor From: The Australian March 02, 2010 12:00AM FRUIT grower Michael Tripodi is still struggling to find the scores of reliable workers needed to help his family harvest its crops, despite a government vow to bring in Pacific islanders. Kevin Rudd launched the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme 18 months ago with the intention of helping…Continue
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