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    Minister Tuitubou Commends Muslim tournament

Minister Tuitubou Commends Muslim tournament

Minister for Youth and Sports Laiseni Tuitubou officiated at the opening of the FANCA International Club Championship Muslim tournament at Prince Charles Park in Nadi yesterday. He urged the participants

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    Rugby World Cup Learning Experience For Leeroy

Rugby World Cup Learning Experience For Leeroy

Vodafone Flying Fijians prop Leeroy Atalifo says the 2015 Rugby World Cup (RWC) was a huge learning experience for him. The 27-year-old firefighter will always cherish playing his first RWC.

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    Hockey Aims For Rio In NZ Qualifier

Hockey Aims For Rio In NZ Qualifier

The Fijian national hockey team aims to do well in the Oceania Cup in New Zealand next week to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics. National coach Hector Smith said

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    $4.9m Needed For Rio: Cathy Wong

$4.9m Needed For Rio: Cathy Wong

Team Fiji chef de mission Cathy Wong expects a good number of athletes to take part at the 2016 Rio Olympics. “We’re looking at 54 athletes including officials,”Wong said “It

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    MH Inferno

MH Inferno

Fire engulfs the MH Supermarket in Nabua, Suva, yesterday as people watch and firemen battle to extinguish it. It took seven fire trucks and 40 firefighters to put out the

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    Unions Split Over ILO Meet

Unions Split Over ILO Meet

Trade unions are seriously split in the bid to resolve the impasse with Government on labour reforms. The Fiji Trades Union Congress has boycotted the tripartite forum in the Employment

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    Lapita Pottery On Display

Lapita Pottery On Display

The bumpy and rusty ride failed to stop a group of women from Nadroga from showcasing their lapita pottery for the first time at the Fiji National Women’s Expo this

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    First Expo For Naigani Of Macuata

First Expo For Naigani Of Macuata

For 62-year-old retired school teacher, Ateca Naigani, sewing ‘patch bed spread’ was something she did not have time for when she was working. “I don’t have time to develop my

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    ‘Violence Against Women Still Too High’

‘Violence Against Women Still Too High’

PM Bainimarama says it’s because basic attitudes haven’t changed Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the incidence of domestic violence, especially violence against women in the country were still far too

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‘We Are family’

  ‘We Are family’

The Fiji Girmit Foundation New Zealand acting president and trustee, Harnam Singh Golian, says they will continue to support the

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Japan Gives $63K For National Women’s Expo

  Japan Gives $63K For National Women’s Expo

Akbar says such support helps strengthen work of women here. A sum of $63,000 was given by the Japanese government

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Logic Not

  Logic Not

Flawed logic much? How does the President not being an iTaukei threaten land ownership? It just does not make any

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84 % Of Licenced Fijian Crafters Are Women: Koya

  84 % Of Licenced Fijian Crafters Are Women: Koya

Eighty-four per cent of Fijians who are licensed as Fijian crafts are women. This was revealed by Minister for Industry,

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Man Allegedly Rapes Son

  Man Allegedly Rapes Son

A 42-year-old man, who allegedly raped his 16-year-old son, appeared in the Labasa Magistrates Court yesterday. He appeared before Magistrate Thushara

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Bail Applied For Mother Of Six

  Bail Applied For Mother Of Six

A bail application for a Ra sedition accused was made in the High Court of Lautoka yesterday because she has six

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State To Respond To Kumar’s Affidavits

  State To Respond To Kumar’s Affidavits

The High Court in Suva yesterday granted 14 days for the State to respond to the affidavits of former Permanent

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New Laws For Credit Unions

  New Laws For Credit Unions

A plan to draft a new legislation for credit unions in Fiji will be developed soon, says IMF’s Pacific Financial

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Judge To Rule On Interview Admissibility

  Judge To Rule On Interview Admissibility

Justice Paul Madigan will deliver his ruling tomorrow on the admissibility of an interview in a sedition case involving 16

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Big China Boost! Rosie Flights From Beijing, Shanghai

  Big China Boost! Rosie Flights From Beijing, Shanghai

Nadi-based tourism leader Rosie Holidays, continues to make its mark in what will be another “Fiji first”. It has just

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Nasinu Town Declared Smoke-Free

  Nasinu Town Declared Smoke-Free

Minister Usamate says town becomes the leader in tobacco control efforts because of its high population Nasinu is fourth town

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Maintaining Standards Focus For Training

  Maintaining Standards Focus For Training

In order to strengthen and maintain the standards of fish and fishery products exported to Europe, a three-week workshop started

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Plans To Improve Fuel Standard

  Plans To Improve Fuel Standard

Recognising that the quality of fuel contributes significantly towards climate change, the Fijian Government plans to improve the standard of

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Jehovah’s Witness Don’t Accept Blood Transfusions

  Jehovah’s Witness Don’t Accept Blood Transfusions

The Jehovah’s Witness do not accept blood transfusion as part of their religious beliefs because they claim the bible forbids

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Foundation Gives Grant To Cakaudrove Women

  Foundation Gives Grant To Cakaudrove Women

Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation has strengthened the existing capacities for women’s income generation projects by handing out grants totalling $12,500

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‘It’s An Eye-opener For Students’

  ‘It’s An Eye-opener For Students’

The visit to the Fiji Sun was an eye-opener for students, says Vuci Methodist Primary School teacher Ranju Kumar said.

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Senior Officers Urged To Embrace Changes

  Senior Officers Urged To Embrace Changes

A formal approach for managing change is being carried out within the Ministry for Agriculture as part of efforts to keep

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ANALYSIS: Should MPs Get More Than $50,000 A Year?

  ANALYSIS: Should MPs Get More Than $50,000 A Year?

The resignation of FijiFirst MP Sanjip Patel from Parliament so that he can focus on his business in Nadi, has

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West Catholics End Lady Of Fatima Pilgrimage

  West Catholics End Lady Of Fatima Pilgrimage

Catholics in the Western Division ended their five-month long pilgrimage of the Lady of Fatima on Tuesday. The celebrations included

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Letters To The Editor, October 15, 2015

  Letters To The Editor, October 15, 2015

Congrats Mr President Pranil Ram, Nadi Let us all congratulate our President-elect. Indeed it is a time of celebration. Government’s

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