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RABI LATEST DEVELOPMENTS 31 August 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Biara Touakin -touakinb@yahoo.com wrote:

N te Moanibong ae nako 23/8/10 ao a roko kaain te ITC man te Tautaeka ni Biiti ba a karaoa te internet service ibukiia te bota-n-aomata. A uoti aua (4) te computer ao teuana ana satelite antenna are a kateia i mainikun te Librari i Nuku. E bane aia makuri n te Kaonobong 28/8/10 ao a kitana…
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Added by Ken Sigrah on August 31, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Patrick Dodson to lead important delegation to Kiribati

Cutting Edge of Climate Change - Still The Moral Challenge - Edmund Rice Centre press release

Edmund Rice Centre director Phil Glendenning and Indigenous leader Patrick Dodson with delegation to Kiribati

The Edmund Rice Centre in conjunction with the Pacific Calling…

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Added by Stacey King on August 31, 2010 at 10:36am — No Comments

Coconut Millers welcome new research station in Fiji

Sunday, August 29, 2010 Taken from / By: Fiji Times Online

Government’s move to set up a new Coconut Research Station in Wainigata, Savusavu has been well received by the Copra Millers of Fiji.

Chairman, Ilisoni Taoba expressed his appreciation of government’s plans to boost the coconut production in Vanua Levu.

Taoba says with the Research Station near - the coconut producers will boost production in the industry.

He says world markets demands five containers of virgin… Continue

Added by Stacey King on August 30, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments

CMFL bid for subsidy - Copra Rabi

Fiji Times Online Monday, August 30, 2010

COPRA Millers of Fiji Limited expects to make presentations to the Government for an increase in sea freight subsidy for the transportation of copra to the mill.

The company subsidises the cost of transporting copra to their mill in Savusavu, especially from islands in Lau or from where their agents are located buying copra.

Seventy per cent of copra received at the mill is through coco traders and agents while 30 per cent are…

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Added by Stacey King on August 30, 2010 at 9:28am — No Comments

Meeting upskills rural women Fiji - Virgin Coconut Oil

Fiji Times Online Monika Singh Thursday, August 26, 2010

THE Department of Women held a two-day workshop on Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) for women in its efforts to economically empower women in the country.

Permanent Secretary for Social Welfare and Women, Govind Sami said making and selling virgin coconut oil was a great source of income for women in the villages and communities that have access to a lot of coconuts.

Mr…

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Added by Stacey King on August 27, 2010 at 8:56am — No Comments

Kanaan ae Boou

from Kabong Reo

Te katekeraoi ae moan te bati nakoia ara taan babaire ibukin nanoia are a tia n anga ngaiia
ba taan beku ibukira te reeti ni Ibanaba. Kam na tekeraoi ara kauntira aika kam rine
ao te kantaninga ba ena iai te itaubai iaon te tibanga.

Added by Stacey King on August 25, 2010 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Kiribati – Going off the surf map

August 22, 2010 By ASP Addict DailyStoke.com

Looking for tropical South Pacific perfection without the crowds? Look no further than the island nation of Kiribati. Pronounced Kiribas, the name is an indigenous pronunciation of Gilberts (say it quickly and you’ll hear the connection), from the British Captain Thomas Gilbert, who “discovered” the islands in 1788. Independent since July 1979, the Republic…

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Added by Stacey King on August 23, 2010 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Rabi Local and Fiji Police work closely

Fiji Police Force Tuesday, 17 August 2010 16:01



Visitors to the Island of Rabi can be confused at times due to the fact that there are two law enforcement units on the island, the Fiji Police Force and the Rabi Local Police who work closely together in enforcing…

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Added by Stacey King on August 23, 2010 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

The Little Nation that Could, and Did

Conservation International, 11 August 2010

A pristine island chain and marine wilderness in the tiny Central Pacific nation of Kiribati has received international recognition as one of the most unique and environmentally significant places on Earth by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and has ushered in a new era of large-scale ocean…

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Added by Stacey King on August 16, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments

Kiribati enforces $5m fine

Fiji Times Online By Geraldine Panapasa Thursday, August 12, 2010

IN an effort to combat illegal fishing and poachers around the Phoenix Islands Marine Protected Area (PIPA) in Kiritbati, the government has imposed a $5 million fine on those caught in the act.

Kiribati President Anote Tong (left) at the press conference where he said that Phoenix Islands Marine Protected Area (PIPA) had been listed on the…

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Added by Stacey King on August 16, 2010 at 10:10am — 1 Comment

MP Post and Vice-Chairman of RCL - Rabi Island, Fiji

RCL Meeting, Rabi Isalnd, iji - by Cr. Manate Tabakea - Friday 6 August

Mauri Ngkami



The resolution by RCL on its second day of meeting (Friday last week) on the subject(above) came up with Cr Takire Timeon as our next MP to the Kiribati Maungatabu and Cr Bineati Sigrah as the Vice-Chairman to the council. Ti nang kukurei ngke a butimaea nakoaia ma te nanokorakora ao RIKI, te kaantaninga ba ana boutokoa te Chairman n ana waaki.



Akea te raraoma irouiia ara Kauntira…

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Added by Stacey King on August 9, 2010 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Two expected in court for assaulting farmer on Rabi

Publish date/time: 08/08/2010 [17:01] Fijivillage.com

Two people are expected to appear in court tomorrow for allegedly assaulting a 49 year old farmer of Rabi on Friday. The alleged incident took place after the two suspects claimed the victim of practicing witchcraft. The two confronted the farmer and an argument developed. They then allegedly assaulted the farmer who sustained serious injuries and is admitted at the Rabi hospital. Police have called on people not to take law into…

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Added by Stacey King on August 9, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

Pacific sojourn becomes life project

Thursday, 29 July 2010, 1:01 pm Press Release: University of Waikato Media Release July 29, 2010

Pacific sojourn becomes life project for Fulbright Fellow at Waikato University

A former Peace Corps volunteer who turned his 20-month posting to the tiny Pacific Island nation of Kiribati into a ten-year project is spending a year as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Waikato.

Mike Roman is researching the lives of migrants from Kiribati as part of his PhD on what happens to…

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Added by Stacey King on August 9, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

Rabi youths in custody after assaulting 49 yr old farmer (Fijivillage.com)

Publish date/time: 07/08/2010 [17:10]

A 49 year old farmer of Rabi is admitted at the Rabi hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by two youths who accused him of practicing witchcraft.



Police Spokesperson Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the two youths are now in custody of Rabi Police and it is alleged that the two believed that the farmer was practicing witchcraft on the island and confronted him.



Sokomuri said the…

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Added by Biara Touakin on August 8, 2010 at 4:55am — No Comments

Vehicle boost in TB fight Rabi Fiji

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Samantha Rina Sunday, August 01, 2010

TRANSPORTATION has always been an issue in the provision of quality health care services.

In its efforts to help ease this problem, the Global Fund donated seven vehicles, a motorcycle and an outboard motor boat to the Ministry of Health, specifically to ease the burden of tuberculosis in Fiji.

Dr Neil Sharma, who's responsible for the health portfolio,…

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Added by Stacey King on August 3, 2010 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Critics dismissed as anti-offshore processing, not anti-Nauru

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA - PACIFIC BEAT Updated August 2, 2010 16:45:25

Nauru's foreign affairs minister has dismissed comments in the Australian media that Nauru was simply out to make a buck by saying they were ready to sign the United Nations convention on refugees.

The comments about Nauru on the hot-button election issue of how to deal with asylum seekers were attributed to Labor party…

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Added by Stacey King on August 3, 2010 at 11:23am — No Comments

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