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March 2010 Blog Posts (68)

Cyclone Tomas 600 km from Fiji

Saturday, March 13, 2010 Fiji Broadcast Corporation

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Tropical Cyclone Tomas is now 600km North-Northeast of Udu Point… Continue

Added by Stacey King on March 13, 2010 at 9:01am — No Comments

Fiji on alert - Cyclone Tomas heading straight for Rabi and Taveuni

Friday, March 12, 2010 FIJI TIMES ONLINE



This is the path that Tropical Cyclone Tomas is expected to take over the weekend + Enlarge this image

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…

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Added by Stacey King on March 12, 2010 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Fiji braces for Tropical Cyclone Thomas

Updated March 12, 2010 18:02:15 ABC Radio Australia

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…

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Added by Stacey King on March 12, 2010 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Tropical Cyclone expected for Fiji heading towards Rabi, Taveuni

Friday, March 12, 2010
A depression near Samoa is now expected to develop into a Cyclone before it will approach the Fiji group in the next forty eight hours or so. The director of meteorology Rajendra Prasad says the system has become stationary to the northwest of Samoa but may start to move southwest towards Fiji soon.



Prasad says some parts of Fiji are expected to feel the impact in the next twenty four to forty eight hours."It starts off with of course island…
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Added by Stacey King on March 12, 2010 at 9:53am — 1 Comment

Car Parts Made Out Of Coconuts?

Reported March 2010

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…

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Added by Stacey King on March 10, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

First Trial Shipment of Dalo and Cassava for Kiribati

Trial shipment

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

Added by Stacey King on March 9, 2010 at 8:26am — No Comments

Pacific scheme withers on the vine

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…

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Added by Stacey King on March 5, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bananban Student Association (BSA) - Fiji National University

Friday the 5th day of March marks the election of newly chosen leaders for the Banaban Student Association at the Fiji National University. The Association aims to uphold and prolong cultural identity, encourage individuals to concentrate and put their heads only in school matters, to promptly deal with student matters and action it out to the school 'if' serious and last but not the least to draw everybody together to share and help those in need. This was the sole reason why… Continue

Added by Itinterunga RAE Bainteiti on March 5, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

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