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Stacey King's Blog – November 2011 Archive (10)

25-year old Banaban girl needs $40,000 for kidney transplant

Fiji Times Online AvineshGopal  Monday, November 28, 2011

A MAJOR fundraising drive has started to send a Rabi…


Added by Stacey King on November 28, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

More than 50 heart operations by visiting surgeons in Fiji

Updated November 24, 2011 09:47:15

Imagine travelling with over three tonnes of luggage... that's how much equipment a volunteer medical team has taken to Fiji to perform cardiac surgery on patients.

Operation Open Heart has been running since for over two decades... and in Fiji, it's seen over six hundred successful cardiac operations.

Presenter:Campbell Cooney

Speaker:Melanie Windus,…


Added by Stacey King on November 25, 2011 at 7:36am — No Comments

Man and boat missing off Betio in Kiribati

Posted at 03:35 on 23 November, 2011 UTC

The United States Coast Guard is searching for a man and an aluminium skiff that went missing near Betio in Kiribati two days ago.

The Pacific News Centre reports that the 24-year-old remained aboard the two-metre boat while two companions went diving about 180 metres from land.

When they surfaced the boat and its passenger were gone, but the divers were able to swim to shore.

A Hercules aircrew stationed in…


Added by Stacey King on November 23, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Boost to Melanesian women in business


Added by Stacey King on November 22, 2011 at 4:16pm — No Comments

FBC TV to offer wide range of programs- Rabi Island

Friday, November 18, 2011
People can expect a wide range of programs which FBC TV will offer after the official launching next Friday.…

Added by Stacey King on November 19, 2011 at 1:51pm — No Comments

New coconut processing manual now AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

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Added by Stacey King on November 18, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Battle for presidential office in Kiribati

ABC RADIO PACIFIC BEAT Updated November 9, 2011 09:19:58

With the final seat decided in the Kiribati elections... the fight for President is heating up.

I-Kiribati now face intense lobbying from Presidential candidates.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:John Anderson, Kiribati Video 

  • Listen:…

Added by Stacey King on November 9, 2011 at 10:34pm — No Comments

More markets needed for Fiji virgin oil

FBCL NEWS Monday, November 07, 2011

Taken from / By: Google
Calls are being made for the government to assist in creating more local and international markets for virgin oil.
Roynal Rajiv Chand whose family runs…

Added by Stacey King on November 7, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Cruise ship visits help Banabans

FIJISUN Newspaper Daily ENews writer : CAROLINE RATUCADRA 11/6/2011

The brief stop by tourists on board cruise ships to Rabi Island has ensured a

better spread of the tourism dollar to the isolated island’s economy.



Added by Stacey King on November 6, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Rabi Village police target communal grievance

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Salaseini Vosamana Thursday, November 03, 2011


IN A bid to combat criminal activities, five officers are working with the Fiji Police Force to solve grievances at communal level on Rabi Island.

As required by the Banaban Settlement Act, the group known as local police officers was formed during the inception of the Rabi Council of Leaders years ago.

Rabi Island Council of leaders executive…


Added by Stacey King on November 3, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments

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Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island

Started by brian russell in Banaban Issues. Last reply by Stacey King Apr 16, 2020. 7 Replies

Homecoming to Banaba

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Slides of Banaba from the 1960's

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