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    Walk 20 Minutes To Live Longer

Walk 20 Minutes To Live Longer

A brisk daily walk of just 20 minutes could add years to your life, scientists said last night. In a stark warning against couch-potato lifestyles, they said lack of exercise

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    PM Backs Drug Raids

PM Backs Drug Raids

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday condemned marijuana farmers and backed Police raids. He spoke about the drug problem while he was in Nasivikoso, in the tikina (district) of Magodro, Ba.

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    Young Students To Live At Home

Young Students To Live At Home

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, yesterday said Year One to Year Three students should live at home with their parents. “At such a young age, it is not good for

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    PM’s Office Launches Corporate Plan

PM’s Office Launches Corporate Plan

The Office of the Prime Minister yesterday launched its 2015 Annual Corporate Plan. Acting Permanent Secretary Naipote Katonitabua in launching the plan highlighted the change of the office’s vision statement.

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    Proof, Please

Proof, Please

A chartered flight with some Asian businessmen flew in to Taveuni on January 12 seeking a deal with the Government. They used an agent to set up a meeting. This

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    Shape Up Or Ship Out

Shape Up Or Ship Out

Recently promoted staff of the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs were yesterday told to expect reforms within the ministry. Permanent Secretary Savenaca Kaunisela in addressing the staff during their induction yesterday,

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    Work With Budget: Luveni

Work With Budget: Luveni

The Opposition should just work with its budget, says the Speaker of Parliament, Jiko Luveni. She said the $225000 allocated for the Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) and $45000 allocated

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    Real Test For Commission Is Members Working Together

Real Test For Commission Is Members Working Together

Moves are afoot to formalise the membership of the Constitutional Offices Commission (COC). The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, will soon announce three new members. The other members are the chairperson,

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    Tax Amnesty Continues

Tax Amnesty Continues

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) yesterday announced the Tax Amnesty period which started from January 1 to June 30, this year. This amnesty programme is for locals who

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‘PM A Leader For The People’

  ‘PM A Leader For The People’

Lamini Village elder Vueti Logayau of Taveuni, says the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, was a leader for the people. Mr

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Rouse Praises TELS

  Rouse Praises TELS

The Tertiary Education Loans Scheme (TELS)  and the National Toppers Scheme has provided opportunities for many students to take up

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700 Apply For Nurse Studies

  700 Apply For Nurse Studies

Fiji Nati onal University’s medicine and nursing programmes are getting more and more applications flowing in as enrolment continues. Around

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1300 ‘Marijuana’ Plants Found In Kadavu

  1300 ‘Marijuana’ Plants Found In Kadavu

More than 1300 plants believed to be marijuana was uprooted from a farm in Naikorokoro Village in Kadavu. This followed

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Ra Apologises To Bainimarama

  Ra Apologises To Bainimarama

Ra province has issued an apology to the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama after rumors that the province wanted to form

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Ratu Inoke Meets Japan’s Tsuchiya

  Ratu Inoke Meets Japan’s Tsuchiya

Foreign Affairs Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola believes  Fiji and Japan have the potential to further strengthen their bilateral relations this

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Red Cross Ready

  Red Cross Ready

The Fiji Red Cross Society team and volunteers are on standby around the country during this cyclone season. This is

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Ministry Investigates Kuwait Complaint

  Ministry Investigates Kuwait Complaint

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has launched an investigation into the case of the Fijian woman who

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More Needs To Be Done To Eradicate Marijuana

  More Needs To Be Done To Eradicate Marijuana

The Police drug raids around the country highlight the seriousness of the illegal marijuana trade in the country. It is

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Letters January 17 2015

  Letters January 17 2015

Our ideals Ro Teimumu Kepa, Suva We  march  with  the  people  of  France  and  all victims  of terrorist  encroachments  on

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Media Freedom With Limits: Pope

  Media Freedom With Limits: Pope

Pope Francis has defended freedom of expression following last week’s attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo – but also

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Public To Expect Changes

  Public To Expect Changes

Members of the public must expect traffic management changes on the Kings Road at the Kinoya Road intersection in Nasinu.

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Man, 42, Found Dead In North

  Man, 42, Found Dead In North

A body of 42-year-old man was found at Tabucola Tiri in Wailevu outside Labasa Town on Thursday morning. Parma Nand,

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Fiji House In Sudan Upgraded

  Fiji House In Sudan Upgraded

Fijian peacekeepers in Sudan are upgrading the Fiji contingent welfare centre, called the Fiji House, at the United Nations Tomping

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Back Home With Big Plans

  Back Home With Big Plans

Labasa man Pedro Virgil, who has stamped his mark as a photographer in the international arena is back to where

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Reddy Confirms Year 13 Entry

  Reddy Confirms Year 13 Entry

The Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy has confirmed that any student who passed Year 12 is eligible for a place

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Free Milk Starts Next Week

  Free Milk Starts Next Week

All Year One students could expect their free 250-ml packet of milk from the first day of school next week.

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Mum Fights On For Sick Daughter

  Mum Fights On For Sick Daughter

It is not going to be easy but when you look at your child’s face, it just gives you strength

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Help For Young Diabetics

  Help For Young Diabetics

Members of the Young Diabetes Association in Suva are working on a project to help people with diabetes. The group

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Yaadein Vision To The Rescue

  Yaadein Vision To The Rescue

A family who lost everything in a fire on Diwali day last year received a timely assistance from the from

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