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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-02-05 01:30:32 -0800 | travel-news

National Fire Authority. "Fighting fires is becoming increasingly expensive," NFA acting chief executive Jone Koroi said. "At the same time our attitude towards fire safety has increased the frequency of fires. In any fire incident the priority is to protect...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-02-18 19:04:02 -0800 | political-news

Nasaqa Village in Dogoru, Macuata is a main concern to villagers. The villagers lack a proper catchment from a spring source and this has prompted villagers to resort to the nearby river for water. Village headman Solomone Ulacake said there...
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Labasa :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-01-11 17:19:01 -0800 | business-news

The campaign is aimed at reducing vehicle smoke emission to improve the quality of the air and protect the environment. Total Fiji's vice president operations Rupeni Inoke said: "Reducing emissions by 30 per cent will contribute greatly to improving the...
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Honiara :: Solomon Islands | updated 2011-01-06 06:29:04 -0800 | travel-news

A disaster report found that many Pacific Island countries were low-lying atolls and even in the larger countries many people live by the sea. "In Fiji, for example, half the population live within 60 kilometres of the shore and 90...
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Honiara :: Solomon Islands | updated 2010-12-15 10:12:28 -0800 | political-news

Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama and Sugar permanent secretary Manasa Vaniqi toured the Lautoka mill yesterday afternoon, and met with newly-appointed chief executive officer John Prasad and the board of the Fiji Sugar Corporation.It is believed the meeting was held to...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2010-11-09 22:26:55 -0800 | travel-news

And the National Disaster Management Office has been forced to explore other avenues of sourcing funds to continue carting much-needed water supplies to villagers living in drought-stricken areas. Pajiliai Dobui said about $100,000 had been allocated for the fund this...
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Kigali :: Rwanda | updated 2010-11-09 17:28:31 -0800 | technology-news

Northern Division have started drying up and a committee has been set up to combat the effects of the dry spell. The committee, chaired by the divisional planning officer northern Ratu Eliki Tikoidraubuta is aimed at keeping a consistent water...
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Labasa :: Fiji Islands | updated 2012-11-02 00:49:22 -0700 | green-news

FIJI - Fiji Islands was trembling with magnitude 6.3 earthquake this morning.According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 100 miles from the city of Labasa in Vanua Levu island.Labasa police station have announced...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-14 13:47:18 -0700 | green-news

Mr Chandra said a study conducted showed that the total production of biomass was estimated to be 83.13 petajoules (PJ) of which 71 per cent was from agricultural crop production, 20 per cent from forestry, and 9 per cent from...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-14 13:47:15 -0700 | green-news

Dr Mani said a study he conducted showed the methane emission from the Naboro Landfill had increased which was bad for the environment. He said if the methane emissions released from the landfill were not addressed quickly it would make...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-21 21:20:03 -0700 | green-news

Department director Peceli Nakavulevu said the demand for electricity on the island stood at 500 kilowatts. Mr Nakavulevu said the hydro dam project in Somosomo could generate 700 kilowatts of electricity. "The current project will cater for people living within...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-26 13:50:19 -0700 | green-news

North and South Pacific correspondent Dr Hugh Govan believes the main threats posed by derelict vessels in the Suva Harbour are leaching of contaminants and hazards represented to shipping, including small craft...He said the threats for both were "unacceptably high"...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-26 13:50:08 -0700 | green-news

After conducting studies in rural Ba, American Rise Beyond the Reef's director Janet Lotawa said climate change issues varied beyond just rising sea levels. "For example, Tukuraki Village of Yakete District, Ba, had to be disbanded due to landslides that...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-17 13:32:39 -0700 | green-news

Abundant harvests from their farms are a distant memory for them, their dreams and hopes of sustaining themselves shattered, leaving the villagers to buy food from neighbouring villages as they struggle to provide and put food on the table. During...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-17 13:32:18 -0700 | green-news

Supplies of goods and other cargo are affected because of lack of boat services to their various islands on a daily basis which is also a major hindrance in development. This was highlighted by USP's Amelia Bola during the International...
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