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Luke Rawalai Thursday, March 14, 2013
TUBERCULOSIS is threatening to wipe out the population of Rabi Island in a few years.
As such, the government is moving decisively to address the crisis by upgrading the Rabi Health Centre and providing it with equipment and services it needs to fulfil the needs of the people.
Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said Rabi was one of the priorities of the Ministry of Health in its efforts…
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Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced Australia will provide $15 million to rehabilitate 40 kilometres of main road in South Tarawa, Kiribati, which has been undermined by rising sea levels and coastal erosion.
Speaking from Kiribati, Senator Carr said the works were essential if the nation was to survive the impact of climate change.
“Kiribati is at the front line of climate change,” Senator Carr said.
“Its highest point is now just three metres above sea…Continue
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12 Feb 2013 Sydney Morning Herald
On an average day in Kiribati we can look out across our calm and peaceful lagoons and see people fishing and going about their daily business and everything is at it has been for many generations.
But this is deceptive. We now know that we are being subjected to a gradual, creeping and insidious process: climate change. This directly threatens the future of our homeland - our people will be scattered, and the survival of our unique culture,…Continue
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Fiji’s interim regime is hoping to revamp the country’s coconut industry through a series of measures aimed at boosting growth.
Speaking at the 49th Asia Pacific Coconut Community conference being held in Nadi this week, the interim Prime Minister, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, said the industry needed to be supported with modern technology.
According to FBC News, Commodore Bainimarama announced measures including opening a new…Continue
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FIJI TIME ONLINE Luke Rawalai Monday, January 07, 2013
A FAMILY on Rabi Island is mourning for their son who drowned at the Kamakau River last Saturday, becoming the country's first drowning victim for 2013.
Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro confirmed the incident occurred at 11am last Saturday at Bokanikai Village, Rabi when the 12-year-old was swept away by strong currents while swimming in the Kamakau River.
"The deceased's father…
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Luke Rawalai Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Fiji's own ... Jim Bandy shows the copra dryer he designed and built. Picture: Luke Rawalai
IN a bid to help people of the greater Udu Point area, Also Island…Continue
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Fiji Broadcasting Corporation News 17:09 Fri Nov 16, 2012
Taken from/By: Report by: Shaheenah Ali
The 13 districts of Lau have been given a quota to plant 3,000 new coconut trees. A Senior Agriculture Officer, Mere Salusalu says the farmers of Lau are being encouraged to plant…Continue
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Nanise Loanakadavu…Continue
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