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May 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Tekiata from Buakonikai Rabi Island ready for Fiji

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Emoni Narawa Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Added by Stacey King on May 31, 2012 at 8:36am — No Comments

Tonga's first solar electricity farm on track for July completion

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated 28 May 2012, 17:27 AEST

Tonga's first major renewable electricity generation plant, a solar farm on the main island of Tongatapu, will be ready for commissioning in late July.…


Added by Stacey King on May 29, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Kiribati independent newspaper ceased for second time

NZ Radio International Posted at 23:12 on 21 May, 2012 UTC

The publisher and editor of the Kiribati Independent newspaper believes the government’s move to stop its publications is politically motivated.

Taberannang Korauaba says the Kiribati Independent received instructions from the Ministry of Communications on Friday to cease publications until it has been registered.

Mr Korauaba says the paper received a similar instruction in March, and after filing…


Added by Stacey King on May 22, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Research looking below surface of the Easter Island statues

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated 21 May 2012, 10:36 AEST

A project aimed at preserving the Easter Island statues has begun looking below the ground.…


Added by Stacey King on May 22, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments

Japanese company raises funds for Fiji flood relief


Updated 21 May 2012, 17:13 AEST

A Japanese company is raising money to help out with flood relief in Fiji.…


Added by Stacey King on May 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Rabi women learn to intergrate skills



Added by Stacey King on May 21, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments

New jetty brings prospects to Banabans on Rabi Fiji


Added by Stacey King on May 18, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Rabi Island Jetty nears completion

Fiji Times Online Salaseini Vosamana Saturday, May 12, 2012

THE people of Rabi will soon have better access to goods and services now that construction work for a proposed jetty is expected to be completed next month.

Fiji Roads Authority spokesman Iliesa Sokia said Pacific Building Solutions was in the final stages of completing the jetty.

"Ninety per cent of the work has been completed and we expect to finish up everything next month," Mr Sokia…


Added by Stacey King on May 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Pictures from Banaban on May 15

Hi All,

I work for the non-profit EOH Foundation, and, the largest collaborative photography documentation of humanity taking place May 15, 2012 in a single global day.

The result will be exhibitions travelling round the world, an online gallery and a book, A Day In the World. Today we have people from over 100 countries signed up. In our Global Advisory Council we have

 Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson among…


Added by Oskar Kihlborg on May 2, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

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