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‘The Pacific Islands region has notched up consistently significant achievements in the renewable energy space in the past few years. It is on these that the region needs to build on. So far, it has been fairly successful in attracting funding for small…Continue
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MEN need to change their lifestyle if they want to live as long as women.
The Minister for Women and Social Welfare, Dr Jiko Luveni, conveyed this message during her visit to Rabi Island on Wednesday. She highlighted the 2006 national census saying the average life expectancy for men was 64 years and 68 years for women.
Dr Luveni said men must move away from the daily consumption of yaqona and switch to…Continue
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The Banaban Women's Organisation was given eight electric sewing machines; two machines for each of…Continue
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In a first for the Pacific Islands, a shipping company has come up with an innovative initiative to help move fresh produce from the islands to…
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Fiji Times Online Salaseini Vosamana Tuesday, August 02, 2011
SOCIAL Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation Minister Doctor Jiko Luveni will visit villages in the Northern Division next week in a bid to empower disadvantaged women.
Dr Luveni will visit Makolei and Nabouwalu villages in Bua and Rabi Island from August 9 to11.
Dr Luveni said her tour was part of the Government's initiative to empower the communities in rural and outer…
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PACIFIC BEAT Updated
During an archaeological dig, the smallest items can reveal the most exciting clues.
And the humble coconut is providing some of the answers about how and when people travelled through the Pacific in ancient times.
Researchers at the University of New England in New South Wales have been analysing the spread of the coconut, and they've uncovered some fairly amazing details about…
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Teri (second from left) with members of the Banaban Women's Group.Picture: FAY VOLATABU.
THERE is never a better weather than the current cold spell to have…Continue
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