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    Group Calls For Change In Resource Laws

Group Calls For Change In Resource Laws

A call for reform of laws covering the use of natural resources was made by the group, Itaukei Professionals, during their presentation to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Natural Resources

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    Families Praise Government For Grant Assistance

Families Praise Government For Grant Assistance

Four families now have the chance to rebuild their burned homes after receiving help from Government. Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Parveen Kumar handed over a $5000 grant

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    OFC’s Patel Gives $203k To Help Vanuatu

OFC’s Patel Gives $203k To Help Vanuatu

A substantial US$100,000 (F$203,000) from the FIFA Humanitarian Fund has been presented to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) by Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) vice-president Rajesh Patel on behalf of

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    Zanana Gets Sewing  Machine Boost

Zanana Gets Sewing Machine Boost

The Zanana Muslim League in Labasa received a timely boost of 15 sewing machines from the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty yesterday. The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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    Lau Tour Ends

Lau Tour Ends

Government’s 19-day tour of the Lau Group ended last week. The tour was from April 1 – 29 where the vessel, MV Iloilovatu was home to 91 Government and media

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    Lau Opens Up To Tourism

Lau Opens Up To Tourism

The Lau Group plans to cash in on the tourism dollar in the next few years. Commissioner Eastern, Luke Moroivalu said developing tourism in the Lau Group was part of

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    Letters To The Editor, May 5, 2015

Letters To The Editor, May 5, 2015

Fat churches Simon Hazelman, Savusavu Why is it that we continue to see obesity in our churches? Yes food is a gift from God to enjoy and to sustain our

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    EDITORIAL: It Will Take More Than A Fancy Shoulder Roll And Lightning Quick Reflexes To Resurrect The Boxing Industry

EDITORIAL: It Will Take More Than A Fancy Shoulder Roll And Lightning Quick Reflexes To Resurrect The Boxing Industry

Over the weekend, we were asked by avid boxing fans about the hype over the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight. One eager boxing fan wanted to know what it would take

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    Scam Trial

Scam Trial

Yesterday the trial of the alleged $3.1millon scam within the then Department of National Roads started at the High Court in Suva. The scam allegedly took place during the upgrade

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12 Weddings In A day

  12 Weddings In A day

The Ministry of iTaukei Affairs, in its roadshow at Nabukaluka Village, Naitasiri, last week conducted 12 weddings. The Permanent Secretary

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Ministry Probes Splinter Group

  Ministry Probes Splinter Group

The Ministry of the iTaukei Affairs has ordered an internal investigation on the group involved in the setting up of

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New Judge Sworn-in By President

  New Judge Sworn-in By President

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, yesterday welcomed another member of the Fijian Judiciary. Judge to the Court of Appeal, Wannakuwattewaduge

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Police Investigate Tragedy Of Nischal, 15

  Police Investigate Tragedy Of Nischal, 15

Nischal Rahul Chand always dreamt of becoming an accountant, but that came to an end when the 15-year-old died at

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Fight Pays

  Fight Pays

A house owner at Wakanisila in Kalabu collected more than $100 for the fees he got from those who watched

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Another Road Death

  Another Road Death

Shiu Ranjani had no idea she was saying goodbye to her husband for the last time when he left for

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Aerotown Suspect Appears In Court

  Aerotown Suspect Appears In Court

The 45-year old suspect in last week’s Aerotown Mobil Service Station Jonetani Tawake appeared at the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday.

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Canadian Resource Firm Extends North Gold Project Due Diligence

  Canadian Resource Firm Extends North Gold Project Due Diligence

Canadian resource firm, TVI Pacific Inc, will be extending its due diligence work programme at the Cirianiu gold project located

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Lifeguard Training To Set Benchmark In Safety

  Lifeguard Training To Set Benchmark In Safety

Fiji currently does not have any official lifeguard training but this will not be the case anymore as of today.

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Captain Rajappa Appointed Fiji Link Chief Pilot

  Captain Rajappa Appointed Fiji Link Chief Pilot

Fiji Airways has appointed Captain Manu Rajappa as Chief Pilot and Manager Flight Operations for its domestic subsidiary, Fiji Link.

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FSC Urges Farmers To Discuss Their Issues With The Corporation

  FSC Urges Farmers To Discuss Their Issues With The Corporation

Fiji Sugar Corporation says it is not aware of irrigation issues allegedly being faced by sugarcane farmers as it has

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Investment Fiji Suggests Alternatives

  Investment Fiji Suggests Alternatives

Investment Fiji believes additional value add services could be promoted and encouraged to entice tourists to increase their spend in

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FOCUS: Gandhi And The Girmitya

  FOCUS: Gandhi And The Girmitya

Satendra Nandan’s fourth volume of poems, The Loneliness of Islands, was published in 2007.He’s currently writing a book, tentatively titled,

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Growing IT infrastructure In Businesses In Fiji

  Growing IT infrastructure In Businesses In Fiji

With technology taking the front row priority in businesses today, a one-day workshop was held in Suva recently to introduce

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Fiji’s Participation

  Fiji’s Participation

Fiji re-joined the PACER Plus negotiations the past year on its terms as an equal partner and a party committed

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Life After Rugby

  Life After Rugby

The Nadroga Rugby Union supports its players in achieving employment after playing rugby. This was the sentiment echoed by NRU

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Getting On Scotland Time

  Getting On Scotland Time

The first order of business for Vodafone Fijian 7s head coach Ben Ryan is to get his team adjusted to

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Warriors Gear Up For Tour

  Warriors Gear Up  For Tour

Telecom Fijian Warriors is gearing for their tour of Uruguay later this month. Coach Senirusi Seruvakula said with the Pacific

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Ovalau Need More Games, Says Waqa

  Ovalau Need More Games, Says Waqa

Ovalau has decided to take a new approach this year in order to lift their standard in the 2015 Skipper

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Lautoka Must Win Second Game, Says Coach Lambert Sarju

  Lautoka Must Win Second Game, Says Coach Lambert Sarju

Shop N Save Lautoka will stop at nothing to win their second game against defending champions Chicken Express Nadi in

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