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    Naiqama All Alone

Naiqama All Alone

The Opposition failed to support their much criticised colleague, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu in Parliament yesterday, during a vote on whether to refer him to the Privileges Committee. When the motion

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    Malaysian Court Date For Nirmal

Malaysian Court Date For Nirmal

Fijian woman Christin Nirmal, 26, of Narere, Nasinu, who was arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into Malaysia earlier this year, will appear in court in Kuala Lumpur on June 1.

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    French Navy Promises Help

French Navy Promises Help

The French naval frigate (ship), Le Vendemiaire which has been in Fiji since last week, will continue to work in partnership with Pacific island nations. This includes maritime surveillance for

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    Ministry, SDA Church Teach Proper Food Care

Ministry, SDA Church Teach Proper Food Care

People can make use of practical solutions and methods of food preparation to minimise the impact of non-communicable diseases (NCD). This was revealed by the Assistant Minister for Health and

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    Relocation Help Refused

Relocation Help Refused

Twelve families at Vunimoli Settlement in Tamavua-i-wai, Suva, have been issued notices to relocate by Export Freight Services (Fiji) Limited. A letter signed by company director, Malcolm Chan, to the

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    Parents Told: Pay

Parents Told: Pay

Parents of students in a school in Suva are now querying why they should pay $20 for their membership fee. They had just received a letter informing them that they

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    No Legislation: A-G

No Legislation: A-G

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum, said that there was no specific legislation that stopped or controlled sponsorship of Government programmes. The A-G was responding to an oral question raised by

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    They Were Temporary Workers: Kumar

They Were Temporary Workers: Kumar

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment and Infrastructure Parveen Kumar said there was no illegal termination of Department of Public Works workers at Labasa. While responding to the oral question

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    ‘RFMF Personnel Have Resigned’

‘RFMF Personnel Have Resigned’

Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) personnel who are working in the civil service have resigned as soldiers. This was confirmed by the Minister for Defence, National Security and Immigration,

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More Boreholes For Fijians

  More Boreholes For Fijians

The Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Mereseini Vuniwaqa said this year the Department of Mineral Resources aimed to drill

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Fiji Airways Airbus Damaged While ATS Loading Cargo

  Fiji Airways Airbus Damaged While ATS Loading Cargo

An unforeseeable tarmac incident on Saturday night involving Air Terminal Services led to one of Fiji Airways’ Airbus A330 sustaining

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Agriculture Officers To Formulate Proper Use Of Farming Systems

  Agriculture Officers To Formulate Proper Use Of Farming Systems

A group of crop and livestock extension officers from the Northern Division have been urged to inform farmers on the

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Our Debt To GDP Ratio Declines To 50%

  Our Debt To GDP Ratio Declines To 50%

The Fijian debt to GDP ratio has declined from around 55 per cent to 50 per cent in 2014, says

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Technical Issue On ATR Causes Fiji Link Flight Disruption

  Technical Issue On ATR Causes Fiji Link Flight Disruption

A Fiji Link ATR 42-600 flight bound for Labasa from Nausori Airport last Saturday afternoon was recalled after there was

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ADB President To Visit Fiji In August

  ADB President To Visit Fiji In August

The President of the Asian Development Bank is expected to visit Fiji in August. Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank

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SMEs Urged To Embrace Quality Systems

  SMEs Urged To Embrace Quality Systems

the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to embrace productivity and quality systems in order to become sustainable.

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Singapore Trainer For Govt Officials

  Singapore Trainer For Govt Officials

A five-day training was yesterday launched to help strengthen the Fijian Government’s diplomatic services. The training is conducted by the

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Relocation This Year Unlikely

  Relocation This Year Unlikely

Specialist consultants will be brought in to advise on the relocation of the Fijian Naval base. The relocation is unlikely

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Commemorative Service Today For World War 1

  Commemorative Service Today For World War 1

Government will be hosting a commemorative service to mark the centenary of World War I (WW1) and to specifically honour

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Violence Against Women, Children Discussed In Nadi

  Violence Against Women, Children Discussed In Nadi

Efforts to tackle violence against children in the Pacific have seen 30 delegates attending a three-day conference at the Sofitel

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Overpaid Statements Revealed

  Overpaid Statements Revealed

Instead of the initial contract amount of $10.194million, T.F Jan Bulldozing Company was paid $12.426m as of July 2012, the

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‘Maximise On Craft Shows’

  ‘Maximise On Craft Shows’

The Bua and Macuata women’s groups are looking forward to maximising on the divisional craft shows being organised by the

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Markets Open Up For Women

  Markets Open Up For Women

The Ministry of Women has partnered with the Fiji Arts Council and Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism to open

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EDITORIAL: What A 7s Year It’s Been So Far

  EDITORIAL: What A 7s Year It’s Been So Far

Our national Vodafone 7s team are the team to beat for the Rio Olympics. After nailing the HSBC World 7s

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Letters To The Editor, May 19, 2015

  Letters To The Editor, May 19, 2015

Half-time messages Senitiki Magitiyalewa, Naitasiri As a school and club rugby coach, the simplicity and straightforwardness with which Ryan delivers

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FOCUS: Migrants: The New Wretched Of The Earth

  FOCUS: Migrants: The New Wretched Of The Earth

Our world has been shaped by migration from time immemorial. People have been on the move on foot, horses, elephants,

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Ben Needs Fiji’s Help

  Ben Needs Fiji’s Help

Vodafone Fijian 7s coach Ben Ryan needs the support of Fijians and not just the Government in preparation for the

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Man Of The People

  Man Of The People

During his six years as head coach of the England sevens team, Ben Ryan can count on the fingers of

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Kunatani Nominated For Award

  Kunatani Nominated For Award

Vodafone Fijian 7s star Semi Kunatani has been named as one of the top three nominees for the 2015 World

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