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Fiji Times Online Ana Madigibuli Tuesday, April 30, 2013
OUT of the estimated 10 million coconut trees in Fiji, almost 70 per cent are termed senile.
This, Ministry of Agriculture's director extension, Vatimi Rayalu, said this meant that most of the trees were 60 to 100 years old.
Mr Rayalu revealed this as he highlighted the government's intention to diversify the coconut industry by looking at other coconut products and bio-products…
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FIJI TIME ONLINE Serafina Silaitoga Thursday, April 25, 2013
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Luke Rawalai Thursday, April 18, 2013
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A DAY that started with fanfare, high fives and smiles all-round ended in bloodshed and nightmare for a former Fiji scholar and teacher who was at the Boston Marathon.
Nina Ferry, who attended the University of the South Pacific and taught at International Secondary School, said in the aftermath of the twin bombing, the tragedy was still terrifying.
"I have never been so terrified and lost in my life," the former Suva resident told this newspaper.
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Declassified files from the British colonial era show how leaders from Rabi island in Fiji were denied cash they said they needed to build an economy.
Officials tracked the islanders’ movements in the fear they were buying arms and ammunition for an insurrection.
Ben Lowings reports from London.
“The Rabi islanders had many causes for…
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Fiji Time Online Luke Rawalai Wednesday, April 10, 2013
THE Rabi Island Council is working with the Health Ministry to stop the spread of tuberculosis on the island.
Council chairman Bauro Vanualailai said they were working closely with health centre workers to address the issue with the villagers.
Mr Vanualailai said the disease may be prevalent with the Banaban people because of their culture.
"We are a communal and fun-loving people and our…Continue
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Fiji TImes Online Luke Rawalai Sunday, April 14, 2013
THE people of Rabi are looking forward to the proposed virgin coconut oil factory which is to be built on the island soon.
Former Banaban Women Group co-ordinator and project initiator Terikano Takesau said the project would also benefit other communities close to the island.
Ms Takesau said they were working closely with these villages…
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Fiji Times Luke Rawalai Friday, April 12, 2013
THE sight of a tiny fishing canoe, the…
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