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    PM Gets Big Japan Boost

PM Gets Big Japan Boost

  Japan last night rolled out a warm welcome for Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, underscoring Japanese efforts to rebuild strong ties with Fiji. Mr Bainimarama met with the Japanese Prime

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    Our Iraq Troops Safe: RFMF

Our Iraq Troops Safe: RFMF

Fijians serving as the United Nations Guard Unit in Baghdad are safe. This is despite media reports that the Iraqi city of Ramadi has fallen to the radical Islamic group

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    What Our PM Told His Japanese Counterpart

What Our PM Told His Japanese Counterpart

Here’s an edited extract of key points from what Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as they met in Tokyo last night: Honourable Prime Minister, I

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    SODELPA On Toppers Scheme

SODELPA On Toppers Scheme

A former Minister sitting at the Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) constituency meeting told the supporters that the Toppers scheme was only for the non-iTaukei. Is this true? He wants

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    Opposition Counters With Motion Against A-G

Opposition Counters With Motion Against A-G

The Opposition is now alleging that Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum used vulgar language in the House during Monday’s sitting. On Monday, the Attorney-General was asked by the Opposition for evidence related

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    Goverment Checks Qoma Requests

Goverment Checks Qoma Requests

The Government has no immediate plans to construct a jetty or small landing on Qoma Island in Tailevu, said Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Praveen Kumar.

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    Kumar Confirms Now Just MP

Kumar Confirms Now Just MP

Government member, Jilila Kumar is no longer the Assistant Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts. She confirmed this after the Parliament sitting yesterday. She will now only be a member

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    FICAC Probes Prison Supermarkets: A-G

FICAC Probes Prison Supermarkets: A-G

The Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption (FICAC) is investigating the four supermarkets at the 4 major corrections centres in Fiji. This was confirmed by Attorney-General and Minister for Finance, Public

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    Committee Decides On Shirley Park Issue

Committee Decides On Shirley Park Issue

The Director of Town and Country Planning will now decide on a petition against the proposed rezoning Shirley Park in Lautoka to special use (tourism). A petition contesting the decision

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Revamp Of 30-Year Old Company Act For Debate

  Revamp Of 30-Year Old Company Act For Debate

Harsher sentences for the reckless breach of directors duties could be approved if amendments to the Companies Bill are approved 

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Government To Commit To Trade Agreement

  Government To Commit To Trade Agreement

The Fijian Government has emphasised it will be making a legally-binding commitment to implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement agreed in

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US Cal Valley Lights Up A Yasawa Resort

  US Cal Valley Lights Up A Yasawa Resort

A hybrid solar system was commissioned at the Safe Landing Resort at Nacula Island in the Yasawa Group. This was

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Need To Maintain Healthy Soil

  Need To Maintain Healthy Soil

Given that soil degradation is becoming a rapidly increasing problem in all parts of the world, the Agriculture Ministry has

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Low Loan Uptakes By The SMEs A Concern For PIPSO

  Low Loan Uptakes By The SMEs A Concern For PIPSO

Despite a high liquidity in the banking system, concerns have been highlighted over the lack of uptake of loans by

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Garret To Inspire Fijian Business Journalists

  Garret To Inspire Fijian Business Journalists

Jemima Garret, a journalist with over 30 years of Pacific reporting experience, hopes to inspire a group of local journalists

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Seeto: Visitor Arrival Figures Benchmark Not True Reflection

  Seeto: Visitor Arrival Figures Benchmark Not True Reflection

Using the visitor arrival figures purely as THE benchmark does not give a true reflection of our tourism industry says

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Mamacita Marks First Year

  Mamacita Marks  First Year

Mamacita Mexican Restaurant & Bar and Saffron Tandoori Restaurant officially turned one over the weekend marking an exciting and successful

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Blue Lagoon Stars Here On Anniversary Celebrations

  Blue Lagoon Stars Here On Anniversary Celebrations

Film director Randal Kleiser and lead actor Christopher Atkins of the famed 1980 Blue Lagoon movie shot here have  come

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Eagle Boys Pizza Is Back And Better

  Eagle Boys Pizza Is Back And Better

One of Australia’s favourite pizza franchises is now back in Fiji. This time around it comes with a new logo,

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Contractor Works On Village Access

  Contractor Works On Village Access

Work by Fulton Hogan Hiways is underway in the Namosi Highlands to restore access to the village of Namuamua, 60

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Lack Of Records Hampers Staff

  Lack Of Records Hampers Staff

A former assistant accounts officer with the then Department of National Roads (DNR) has told the High Court in Suva

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United States Team To Build Disaster-Resistant Shelter

  United States Team To Build Disaster-Resistant Shelter

A team of 40 people will arrive in the country soon to build an Earthship at Vatia Beach Resort between

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Indonesian Martial Art For Troops

  Indonesian Martial Art For Troops

Some Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) soldiers were taught basic martial arts from the Indonesian Martial Arts trainers at

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26 Vie For North Carnival

  26 Vie For North Carnival

Twenty-six contestants are undergoing training in preparation for the Crime Prevention Carnival in Labasa next month. Contestants’ trainer Josaia Loloma

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Macuata Prepares For First Fashion Show

  Macuata Prepares For First Fashion Show

The women of Macuata are preparing for their first fashion show during the Macuata Day celebration this month. This was

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Help For Women Vendors

  Help For Women Vendors

A training was conducted yesterday in Labasa by the Westpac Banking Corporation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for

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French Navy Officers Visit Fijian Police

  French Navy Officers Visit Fijian Police

The commanding officer of the French Navy frigate FNS Vendemiaire yesterday paid a courtesy visit to the Fiji Police Headquarters

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Indonesia Invites Young Fijians

  Indonesia Invites Young Fijians

Government’s efforts to promote, develop and improve the lives of young Fijians received a boost on Monday with an invitation

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Salute For Fijian War Heroes

  Salute For Fijian War Heroes

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau led the commemorative service in Nasese Suva yesterday for Fijian heroes who fought in the

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