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Officials from the Prime Minister’s Office visited Rabi Island last week…Continue
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Fiji Times Online Salaseini Vosamana Tuesday, March 20, 2012
IT'S a blessing for 103 disadvantaged children on Rabi Island who received educational assistance from the Banaban Child Welfare early this year.
The organisation has in the past assisted orphans, children whose parents are paralysed or handicapped, and victims of violence and abuse. Welfare secretary Terikano Takesau said the help was in the form of stationery, school fees and…
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TRAVELLING to Savusavu to buy ice will be a thing of the past for fishermen on Rabi Island in Vanua Levu after the Fisheries Department started work on a new ice plant in the area.
The plant is expected to be opened next month.
Principal fisheries officer northern Gerald Billings said the plant would greatly assist fishermen because they would not…
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The President of Kiribati is considering buying land in Fiji for those forced to move because of sea level rise.
A spokesman at Anote Tong’s office in Kiribati says the President has been in Fiji recently and a decision is likely in about two weeks time once cabinet has considered the concept.
Fiji TV reports that a local agent has pointed at 2,000 hectares of freehold land on Vanua Leva for the Kiribati government to…Continue