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    First Time Exhibitors: This Is For Our Children

First Time Exhibitors: This Is For Our Children

First-time exhibitor Premila Sharma, said the National Women’s Expo has gave her an opportunity to earn money and put something aside for her children’s future. The 41-year-old from Calia, Navua,

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    Chief Praises Creativity, Innovation

Chief Praises Creativity, Innovation

Paramount chief and Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa has praised the staging of the annual National Women’s Expo, saying it is encouraging to see the creativity and innovation of participants.

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    Teachers Warned Against Using Corporal Punishment

Teachers Warned Against Using Corporal Punishment

Teachers have been warned that they could lose their jobs if they use corporal punishment. The Divisional Education Officer Northern Selemo Drokamaisau issued the warning after a Waiqele College Teacher

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    New Access Road For Farmers In Dreka, Cakaudrove

New Access Road For Farmers In Dreka, Cakaudrove

Fijians living in Dreka settlement, Cakaudrove, will no longer have to carry their produce to the main road to wait for transportation following the opening of their new road. Commissioner

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    Ex-Teacher Found Guilty By Suva Magistrates Court

Ex-Teacher Found Guilty By Suva Magistrates Court

A former school teacher was found guilty and convicted of General Dishonesty Obtaining A Gain in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. Between January 1, 2011, and January 31, 2012, in

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    Judge Describes Devi, De Facto Partner’s Relationship As ‘Volatile’

Judge Describes Devi, De Facto Partner’s Relationship As ‘Volatile’

The demands of life put stress on the relationship of 41-year-old convicted murderer Marriane Premila Devi and her 34-year-old de facto partner on November 17, 2016. According to Devi, her

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    Assessors Find Rape Accused Not Guilty, Judge To Deliver Judgment Today

Assessors Find Rape Accused Not Guilty, Judge To Deliver Judgment Today

Three High Court assessors yesterday found a 32-year-old man not guilty for three counts of rape, assault with intent to commit rape and act with intent to cause grievous harm.

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    Former Lieutenant Sues RFMF

Former Lieutenant Sues RFMF

The case involving a former Lieutenant in the Republic of Fiji Military Forces has been adjourned to July 26, 2018 for Pre-Trial Conference (PTC). Seniroqa Colati, the plaintiff, had filed

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    President Farewells UN Resident Rep

President Farewells UN Resident Rep

The President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, received a farewell courtesy call from the outgoing UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident co-ordinator Osnat Lubrani at Borron House on Wednesday. During their

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CANADIAN NAVY CREW WORKS AT ORPHANAGE

  CANADIAN NAVY CREW WORKS AT ORPHANAGE

Members of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Squadron took part in community work

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Waterways Provides Expertise To Council To Fix Drainage Issues

  Waterways Provides Expertise To Council To Fix Drainage Issues

  The Ministry of Waterways is working closely with municipal councils to deal with drainage problems. Minister Mahendra Reddy confirmed

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Exhibitors Praise Empowerment

  Exhibitors Praise Empowerment

  A craftswoman believes women need to empower themselves as they grow and the three-day National Women’s Expo is one

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Usamate Visits Fijian Workers In Napier, New Zealand

  Usamate Visits Fijian Workers In Napier, New Zealand

Nineteen Fijian workers from Fiji employed with AGWORKS Limited in Napier, New Zealand under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Work

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Ministry Equips Island School With Boat,Engine

  Ministry Equips Island School With Boat,Engine

  Mali District School, the only school on Mali Island in the province of Macuata, has been finally equipped with

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Knitting, A Skill Lost In Time, Says Exhibitor

  Knitting, A Skill Lost In Time, Says Exhibitor

Lal knits her way to expo with beautiful handiwork   If you decide to go to the 2018 Fiji National

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Set Clear Goals And Remain Focused: Employment Minister To Workers

  Set Clear Goals And Remain Focused: Employment Minister To Workers

He further highlighted that Government, ministry is working in engaging a Liaison Officer both in New Zealand and Australia to

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Call To Give Women An Equal Break

  Call To Give Women An Equal Break

  A gathering in Suva has been told that women must be given equal opportunities as men because what they

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3FIR Infantry Week Ends Today

  3FIR Infantry Week Ends Today

  The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Third Battalion Fiji Infantry Regiment (3FIR) is observing its infantry week this

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Contestant: Recurring Violence Against Women Very Serious

  Contestant: Recurring Violence Against Women Very Serious

  Duavata Northern Crime Prevention carnival contestant Matelita Talatu is concerned about the recurrence of violence against women. Ms Talatu

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Seruiratu: Invest In Modernising Agri Sector For Economic Growth

  Seruiratu: Invest In Modernising Agri Sector For Economic Growth

Graduates were reminded that they needed to be inclusive in modernising Fiji’s agricultural sector, that is, a sector led by

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Woman Arrested Over Baby Body Find

  Woman Arrested Over Baby Body Find

Police have confirmed that a woman in her 20s has been arrested over the discovery of the body of an

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First Time Offender Sentenced To One Year, 10 months

  First Time Offender Sentenced To One Year, 10 months

The imposition of suspended terms on first offenders infects society with a situation proposed as ‘First Offenders Syndrome’. This is

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314 Showcasing Their Best

  314 Showcasing Their Best

A total of 314 artisans will showcase their talents when the annual Fiji National Women’s Expo opens at Suva’s FMF

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First COP23 Report Presented To Committee

  First COP23 Report Presented To Committee

The first six-monthly report of the COP23 Secretariat was presented to the Public Accounts Committee in Parliament yesterday. This was

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Hang Your Chief Titles At The Gate: Tudravu To Police Candidates

  Hang Your Chief Titles At The Gate: Tudravu To Police Candidates

The Acting Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu has told Police Officer candidates to hang their chiefly status on the gate

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Man Alleged To Have Assaulted Family Members To Appear Court On Monday

  Man Alleged To Have Assaulted Family Members To Appear Court On Monday

A 25-year-old man alleged to have assaulted his four-year-old daughter and three-year-old niece on June 11, 2018, will be produced

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Judge Advises Lawyer To Serve Notice Of Appeal To FTA General-Secretary

  Judge Advises Lawyer To Serve Notice Of Appeal To FTA General-Secretary

  Fijian Teachers Association lawyer Simione Valenitabua was advised by High Court judge Justice Anjala Wati yesterday to serve former

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14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

  14-18 Years Imprisonment Suggested For Devi

  Director of Public Prosecutions lawyer Juleen Fatiaki yesterday suggested a minimum sentence between 14 to 18 years imprisonment for

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Mati Thanks Government, NZ For Lighting Up Home

  Mati Thanks Government, NZ For Lighting Up Home

  For more than 40 years Gyan Mati has had to source electricity from a neighbour and pay quite a

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