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    A-G: It’s the  old politics

A-G: It’s the old politics

By JYOTI PRATIBHA Politicians are turning to old politics or deviating from issues to avoid addressing the issue at hand says, Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. He was responding to a joint

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    ‘Fiji needs parties not individuals’

‘Fiji needs parties not individuals’

By MAIKELI SERU Fiji needs political parties and not individuals, says former Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu. Ratu Naiqama, who is the paramount chief of Cakaudrove

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    Back-home PM sticks to his promise

Back-home PM sticks to his promise

By MAIKELI SERU How often does a Prime Minister take time from his busy schedule to visit a family in a settlement. And how many Fijian  prime ministers have done

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    Teacher on sex assault charges

Teacher on sex assault charges

By FONUA TALEI The headteacher of a Suva school appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday to answer a charge of rape and sexual assault. Dinesh Chandra appeared before

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    Rape charge: State seeks time

Rape charge: State seeks time

By FONUA TALEI Alleged rapist, Iowane Isikeli Senilolokula, 37, appeared in the High Court in Suva yesterday before Justice Paul Madigan. The former school caretaker allegedly raped a 17-year-old student

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    Juvenile  to be tried as adult

Juvenile to be tried as adult

By FONUA TALEI A juvenile allegedly involved in a murder case was informed by the High Court in Suva yesterday that he would be tried as an adult in the

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    19-case burglar convicted

19-case burglar convicted

By FONUA TALEI State prosecutor Josaia Niudamu was given approval by the High Court in Suva yesterday to consolidate 19 cases against an accused person, into one file. The court

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    Life sentence for death of 5-year-old

Life sentence for death of 5-year-old

By LOSIRENE CHAND Mohammed Shahim, charged with the murder of a five-year old boy in Suvenakai, Labasa, has been sentenced for life imprisonment. He appeared before Justice Daniel Goundar yesterday.

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    Coconut Wireless

Coconut Wireless

By LEONE  CABENATABUA FIJIAN LINK Inter-Island Airways Fiji has plenty of local knowledge in its planning to start its operation here in June. The parent airline’s director of flight operation

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Pacific Sun ends year with outstanding performance

  Pacific Sun ends year with  outstanding performance

On-time arrivals at record 89% By RACHNA LAL Our main domestic airline’s excellent operational performance from April last year has

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Nagging for Cadbury pays for 8-year-old

  Nagging for Cadbury pays for 8-year-old

By ELLEN STOLZ This is a story of a little girl’s faith. Eight-year-old Rosilili Vela was announced the winner of

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Special cane payment issued

  Special  cane  payment  issued

By KAVITA NAIDU A special cane payment was issued yesterday to sugarcane farmers supplying the four sugar mill areas in

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Housing Authority extends insurance claim deadline

  Housing Authority extends insurance claim deadline

By RANOBA BAOA The Housing Authority has extended its insurance claim deadline by two weeks to allow home loan account

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Prasad appointed Housing Authority GM lending

  Prasad appointed Housing  Authority GM lending

By ELLEN STOLZ The Housing Authority of Fiji announced the appointment of Jagdish Prasad as general manager lending. As part

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New ‘Voyager’ flocks Lautoka with tourists

  New ‘Voyager’ flocks Lautoka with tourists

By KAVITA NAIDU and RANOBA BAOA The year seems to be going good for our growing international cruise liner industry.

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Extensive training for Airbus

  Extensive training for Airbus

Specialised insights for Air Pacific senior cabin supervisors By RACHNA LAL This will be a big year for Air Pacific,

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Money and what it’s really worth

  Money and what it’s  really worth

By T.K. Jayaraman “Believe it or not!”, as Ripley would challenge, people are fascinated by crazy ideas. Americans never run

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Let’s hail the volunteers and helpers who make a difference

  Let’s hail the volunteers and helpers who make a difference

2012 began with major floods and ended with a cyclone.  It was a year when communities, particularly in the Western

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Fiji’s St Valentine’s day massacre: What next?

  Fiji’s St Valentine’s day massacre: What next?

By Graham Davis (Fiji Sun columnist Graham Davis is an independent Fijian journalist and part-time consultant for Qorvis Communications,. He

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Stakeholders review response after Evan

  Stakeholders review  response after Evan

By TALEBULA KATE The Government, NGOs and stakeholders must work together to provide response to, rehabilitation and reconstruction works in

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Timor Leste takes cue from Fiji

  Timor Leste takes cue from Fiji

By MAIKELI SERU Timor Leste wants to learn from Fiji. This is in the field of tourism and fisheries. This

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Commercial fires worry firefighters

  Commercial fires worry firefighters

By MAIKELI SERU The National Fire Authority is worried about the perception of lack of fire safety awareness in commercial

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Mataca says his goodbyes

  Mataca says his goodbyes

By SALASEINI TAWAKE Archbishop Petero Mataca conducted his last official duties as head of the Roman Catholic in Fiji and

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Women’s Centre to benefit Savusavu

  Women’s Centre to benefit  Savusavu

By LOSIRENE CHAND Work on the new Women’s Resource Centre in Savusavu began yesterday with a groundbreaking ceremony at the

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One-week robbery spree ends in jail

  One-week robbery spree ends in jail

By FONUA TALEI A Nabua man was given a 21-month jail term in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday for eight

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Shipping Services help get back to school

  Shipping Services help get back to school

By FARISHA AHMED Inter-island shipping has encountered busy services as school starts next week. Passengers have been flocking in the

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Labasa bookshop owner released

  Labasa bookshop owner  released

By JOELENE TUIMOALA Police have released under caution the owner of a bookshop in Labasa after questioning him over an

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Teachers urged to be on time

  Teachers urged to be on time

By FARISHA AHMED The Ministry of Education has urged teachers to be on time at their respective schools as classes

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Corrections denies jail resurrection

  Corrections denies jail resurrection

By AJESH RAJ Rumours that jailed cleric Epeli Ratabacaca had brought an inmate back to life who had committed suicide

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