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Taberannang Korauaba, The Kiribati Independent
Fifty employees of the Kiribati government owned company Betio Shipyard have been made redundant in a bid to keep the company going, according to The Kiribati Independent.
Last week, the management handed each…Continue
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|FIJIVILLAGE.COM Publish date/time: 24/03/2011 [15:01]
President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, who is also a leading advocate in…
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Descendants of 'blackbirding' victims living in Australia are supporting moves to give them greater rights in Vanuatu.
The country's new justice minister, Ralph Regenvanu, together with a group of chiefs and fellow politicians, has signed a document calling for…
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The Island of Rotuma has started its trade with Tuvalu with the sale of Dalo…
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Manabu has posted this message on the Banaban Message Board to let all his Banaban friends know what is happening in Japan during current nuclear crisis:
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uptodate :4:45pm an earthquake , with a nagnitude of 6.4 occured at 2.48 pm local time ithin the Vanuatu region this afternoon
The earthquake occured at a depth 26.4 kilometer beneath the earth surface
The Pacific Isumami warning center in collaboration with the Seismology section of the mineral resources department has conformed that there is no direct threat of any regional
Isunami has being triggered from such moderate size…Continue
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PACIFIC BEAT RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated
The job of representing Kiribati on the international stage often involves explaining how to correctly pronounce the country's name.
That's according to the Kiribati Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Tessie Lambourne, who was in Australia meeting government officials, politicians and members of the local i-Kiribati community.
Fiji TIMES ONLINE Ioane Burese Monday, March 07, 2011
THIRTY-TWO agricultural officers from the main coconut growing areas of Fiji have been trained in basic coconut management practices.
The training course was conducted at the Taveuni Research Centre in Mua.
According to the Ministry of Primary Industries, course coordinator Mere Salusalu said the officers from the eastern, northern and central divisions…
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PACIFIC BEAT - RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated
The President of Kiribati says an increasing number of the country's citizens are asking to be relocated because of rising sea waters.
Anote Tong, says Kiribati is in urgent need of funding to manage rising sea levels - and to move whole village communities.
Mr Tong has also raised concerns that some of the nation's young…
FIJI TIMES ONLINSSalaseini Vosamana Tuesday, March 08, 2011
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Arin Kumar Saturday, March 05, 2011
THE coconut is on the comeback trail thanks to the many income-generating opportunities that rural dwellers are exploiting.
Speaking during a training course for officers of the Agriculture Department, agricultural extension officer Susana Yalikanacea said the once dying industry was resurrecting itself because of the rising prices of many of its by-products…
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Publish date/time: 06/03/2011 [16:49 FIJIVILLIAGE.COM
The change in weather patterns and flooding has seen the demand for crude coconut oil increase and this will mean more money for local copra farmers.
Copra Millers of Fiji Board chairman, Ilisoni Taoba said at the moment the price for one tonne of copra is at all time high as the major coconut oil producing countries like the Philippines and Indonesia are being affected by adverse weather conditions.
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FIJI TIME ONLINE Serafina Silaitoga Thursday, March 03, 2011
ALTHOUGH demand for virgin coconut oil produced by the women of Rabi has increased, the women remain concerned about the lack of facilities to help them produce more.
Banaban Women's group leader Terikano Takesau said her members have been pressured to meet demands, thus the extra hours of input.
"We are working from our own homes," she…
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Radio NZ International Posted at 23:13 on 28 February, 2011 UTC
An increase in demand for virgin coconut oil from Fiji’s Rabi Island is putting pressure on the producers. The project was launched in October last year and is operated by about 80 women from the Banaban Women’s group in Rabi. The President of the group, Terikano Takesau who is spearheading the project says growing popularity from across Fiji, has led to increased pressure to meet demands. She says there is a strong need…Continue
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Maneesha Karan Tuesday, March 01, 2011
THE Banaban Child Welfare was the first to receive assistance from the Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation Corporate Philanthropy program in Labasa last week.
The organisation received a computer from the Rotary Club of Labasa for office work.
Welfare secretary Terikano Takesau said the computer would assist in the professional enhancement of the Banaban…
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