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NZ Radio International Posted at 05:16 on 21 April, 2010 UTC
The European Union is set to expand its solar power project into two new countries.
The EU has announced it will inject 37 million US dollars into the project that began five years ago in the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Niue, Nauru and Palau.
The project aims to bring solar power to remote outer islands, and to improve energy efficiency through grid-connected renewable…Continue
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Elenoa Baselala Monday, May 10, 2010
THE Unit Trust of Fiji is seeking to recover its $12.5million investment in the Momi Bay Development through a mortgagee sale of over 300 acres of freehold land.
UTOF with the Banaban Trust ($1m) invested in stages two and three of the development, which included the construction of the Ritz Carlton Resort, the expansion of the golf course and residential lots.
The Momi Bay…
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Fiji's National Provident Fund has announced it is writing off millions of dollars in member's funds.
About 327 million Fijian dollars or about 165 million US dollars have been lost, that's about 9 per cent of the total value of the fund.
Presenter: Helene Hofman
Speaker: Satish Chand,…
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Radio NZ International Posted at 20:47 on 06 May, 2010 UTC
The New Zealand High Commissioner to Kiribati says delays in the public release of a report into last July’s ferry disaster are frustrating, as maritime incidents continue to happen. More than 30 people drowned when an overloaded ferry capsized, and although several passengers survived, the exact number of lives lost has never been confirmed Robert Kaiwai…Continue
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It's the size of suitcase and costs just a few thousand dollars, but the designers of a new portable radio station believe it could one day be a priceless tool in helping in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
The UNESCO-commissioned, Radio In A Box is a portable…
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ABC Radio Online - Pacific Beat Updated
Marshall Islanders have been using the moon and the stars to navigate their canoes for thousands of years and the practice is far from dying out.
In fact, one man has been helping to run a program to pass on the skills to younger generations.
Alson Kelen, has just…
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A fleet of four ocean-going canoes sailing from New Zealand to French Polynesia is unique in how it has combined old and modern boat building techniques.
The canoes, crewed by people from several Pacific Island nations, are expect to arrive in the Austral Islands some time after May 5th.
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Mauri natin Banaba.....ai bon te katanoata nakoimi ngkami natin Banaba iaon Fiji n ami tabo nako ake kam maeka iai nte aono n Viti -Levu ao Vanua - Levu. Ngkana iai kainanoan katean am auti ke te maintenance nakon am auti ao koa tarebonia naba te Director nte BEHAT CONSTRUCTION: Ioteba Tebano nakon te numba aikai: Tel : 362 0568
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Published: 1:04PM Saturday May 01, 2010 Source: NZPA
Registrations to apply for New Zealand residency have opened for citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati and Tuvalu.
From today until May 31, citizens can register with Immigration New Zealand under the Samoa Quota and Pacific Access Category ballots, from which applicants will be chosen and invited to apply…Continue
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