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    Japan Hears Pacific Way

Japan Hears Pacific Way

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama addressed fellow Pacific island leaders yesterday during the PALM7 Summit and reminded them that the Pacific way of dealing with issues was not to be ostracising

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    Abe Promises Level Playing Field

Abe Promises Level Playing Field

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the partnership between Japan and the Pacific island nations will be one of equality. While opening the PALM7 meeting at the Spa Hawaiians Resort

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    Friendly With This Minister

Friendly With This Minister

The PM had a friendly chat with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at the big PALM7 summit in Japan. This was despite the PM’s justifiable unhappiness with the way some

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    12 Vie for Queen’s Crown

12 Vie for Queen’s Crown

The 2015 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival was launched at the Vodafone Arena in Suva last night. There are 12 Queens, 13 Kings and 12 Teens contestants vying for the respective festival

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    Big Reaction To Local Sex Exploitation Film

Big Reaction To Local Sex Exploitation Film

A locally-produced movie that highlights exploitation in Fiji’s sex industry has been screened in Suva, with its director lamenting the lack of local acting talent. The Hindi-language movie “Sahara”, meaning

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    It’s Family Thing: Knight

It’s Family Thing: Knight

Veteran Australia-based musician and solo artist George Knight is a happy man because he has been able to channel what he loves doing to the extent that his sons and

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    Government’s Policy Proves Positive

Government’s Policy Proves Positive

Government’s dual citizenship policy has once again become a positive benchmark for more former Fijians to return and invest in the country. The most recent example was demonstrated with the

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    Uni Levy For Skill Clarified By FNU

Uni Levy For Skill Clarified By FNU

The one per cent levy that all employers in Fiji are mandated to pay to the Fiji National University’s National Training & Productivity Centre helps up skill employees. FNU manager

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    Nadi Operator Calls For Tourism Marketing Body

Nadi Operator Calls For Tourism Marketing Body

PVV Tours & Transfers and Nadi Downtown Hotel director Sales and Marketing Chandar Prakash say there is a need for a Nadi Town Tourism Marketing Association. This marketing association, Mr

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Cane Farm Water Salinity Raised

  Cane Farm Water Salinity Raised

The water salinity from sugarcane prime farm lands has been raised again as a major contributor to non-utilisation of land

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Good Labasa Sugar Season, Says Council

  Good Labasa Sugar Season, Says Council

Most complaints from the sugarcane farmers in the Northern Division have been addressed, the Sugar Cane Growers Council has indicated.

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Pineapple Farmers Gain Better Access

  Pineapple Farmers Gain Better Access

Thirty years of enduring a bad road came to an end for pineapple farmers of the Tailevu village of Vatukarasa,

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Industry Farewells Tourism Icon Fifer

  Industry Farewells Tourism Icon Fifer

Members of Fiji’s tourism industry, including the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya, farewelled tourism visionary, Errol Fifer,

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Vinod Patel Opens Home And Living In Sigatoka Town

  Vinod Patel Opens Home And Living In Sigatoka Town

Vinod Patel & Company Limited has further lifted Sigatoka town’s profile with the opening of its Home & Living store

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Top Math Students Awarded

  Top Math Students Awarded

Ninety-seven students from two Primary and three Secondary schools in Nasinu were given top awards for mathematics yesterday. The awards

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A New Journey For Alefoso And Clara

  A New Journey For Alefoso And Clara

A wonderful journey had begun for Republic of the Fiji Military Forces Sapper Alefoso Mataitini and Clara Miller. The couple,

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Ex-students Mark School’s Anniversary

  Ex-students Mark School’s Anniversary

Scores of former Saint Thomas students took to the streets of Lautoka in celebration mode. This was to mark the

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LTA Advocates Against Reckless Driving

  LTA Advocates Against Reckless Driving

The Land Transport Authority’s chief executive officer, Naisa Tuinaceva, is serious about eradicating the ills of reckless driving. He said

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Groenewald Goes West

  Groenewald Goes West

The Commissioner of Police, Bernardus Groenewald, and his team will be visiting the Western Division following his visit to the

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Quarters Allow Better Delivery Of Service

  Quarters Allow Better Delivery Of Service

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is stepping up its efforts to provide better services to Fijians, with a

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Work On Galoa ‘Village’ Begins

  Work On Galoa ‘Village’ Begins

The work on the Galoa Settlement to be registered as a Fijian village has started. Currently the settlement sits on

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Cane Farmers Warned Ahead Of Crushing Season

  Cane Farmers Warned Ahead Of Crushing Season

The National Fire Authority (NFA) has issued a stern warning to all sugarcane farmers to be careful of unnecessary fire

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French Embassy Welcomes Giraldeau

  French Embassy Welcomes Giraldeau

French Ambassador to Fiji, Michel Djokovic, officially welcomed the new French honorary consul, Claire Giraldeau, last Friday. Ms Giraldeau will

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United States Envoy Launches Riverbank Project

  United States Envoy Launches Riverbank Project

The American Ambassador to Fiji, Judith Cefkin, has visited the village of Buretu in Tailevu, to inaugurate a riverbank stabilisation

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Lions Club Gives Eyeglasses

  Lions Club Gives Eyeglasses

Fiji Lions Club Suva donated five cartoons of eyeglasses to the Pacific Eye Institute yesterday. Club secretary Carl Perrin said

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Jason Collins

  Jason Collins

Jason Collins is a former legend in the game of basketball. He was born in Northridge California in December 1978

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Tandoori Platter At The Rhum-Ba

  Tandoori Platter At The Rhum-Ba

A bar and club that boasts a different dining concept – The Rhum-Ba – has opened its doors on Denarau.

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EDITORIAL: Champions Decided In Four Years, Rugby Ranking Matters Less At RWC

  EDITORIAL: Champions Decided In Four Years, Rugby Ranking Matters Less At RWC

Then the Rugby World Cup was incepted in 1987 and all of a sudden, international rugby had become a four-year

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Letters To The Editor, May 24, 2015

  Letters To The Editor, May 24, 2015

Prophecy Simon Hazelman, Savusavu Since prophecies are becoming a regular occurrence in our isles and seeing we have a prophet

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