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    No Contest For Fiji Teachers Union Elections: Singh

No Contest For Fiji Teachers Union Elections: Singh

The Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) is expected to have their General Elections on April 8. This was confirmed by FTU general secretary Agni Deo Singh, yesterday. However there are no

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    Lolohea Fronts Court for Alleged Murder

Lolohea Fronts Court for Alleged Murder

A 56-year-old man charged with the alleged murder of his de facto partner appeared at the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday. Timoci Tupou Lolohea was remanded into custody by Magistrate Charles

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    Qamea Island 6 Rape Case Continues

Qamea Island 6 Rape Case Continues

  The trial of six men facing charges of rape and sexual assault against a minor in Qamea Island three years ago continues at the High Court Labasa. The accused,

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    Former RKS 6 To Be Commissioned Officers

Former RKS 6 To Be Commissioned Officers

Six former Ratu Kadavulevu School scholars will be commissioned as officers tomorrow by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF). According to the RKS Old Scholars Association (RKSOSA), this achievement

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    Raising Awareness On Rheumatic Heart Disease

Raising Awareness On Rheumatic Heart Disease

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is raising awareness on the prevention of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) through a range of strategies. This includes the outreach programmes in communities

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    Donor, Lions Club Help Out Special Students

Donor, Lions Club Help Out Special Students

Through an anonymous local donor’s assistance, the Labasa Lions Club on Tuesday was able to help 35 students of the Labasa School for Special Education. The club worked together with

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    Shifting Sands: The Challenge Of Reintroducing Village By-laws

Shifting Sands: The Challenge Of Reintroducing Village By-laws

The Ministry of iTaukei Affairs is picking up the pieces of a tradition through the reintroduction of village by-laws that were abolished in 1967. The village by-laws, Permanent Secretary for

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    Districts Praise Government Despite Delay In Rehab Help

Districts Praise Government Despite Delay In Rehab Help

Thirteen district island representatives (matanitikina) converged at the chiefly village of Tubou on Lakeba Island to attend the first village by-law consultations in the Lau Group. While 11 district representatives

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    Girmitiya Descendants’ Contributions Huge: Academic

Girmitiya Descendants’ Contributions Huge: Academic

Girmitiya descendants continue to make massive contributions as citizens of Indian diaspora countries and have owned good socioeconomic status. This sentiment was shared by the University of Fiji vice-chancellor, Professor

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312 New Cases Diagnosed Last Year: Underwood

  312 New Cases Diagnosed Last Year: Underwood

There was a total of 312 new cases of tuberculosis diagnosed last year with 26 confirmed deaths, said National TB

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Tourist Dies On Diving Trip

  Tourist Dies  On Diving Trip

A young Chinese tourist died yesterday following a scuba diving trip at one of the resorts off the Nadi coast.

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Court Briefs

  Court Briefs

Taveuni man gets 5 months for stealing yaqona A man has been sentenced to five months in jail for stealing

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School Head In Court, Bailed

  School Head In Court, Bailed

  A head teacher charged with indecent assault was granted bail by the Tavua Magistrates Court yesterday. He is charged with

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Theft accused 3 appear in court

  Theft accused 3 appear in court

  Three people appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with theft. The case was called before Chief Magistrate

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CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar

  CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday confirmed in Parliament that seven premature babies died amidst the

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Officers To visit schools prior to Coke Games

  Officers To visit schools prior to Coke Games

Reports of so-called planned student brawls concern Police. Divisional Police Commanders have been directed to have their officers conduct school

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DHL Invites Creative Minds To Join Innovation Challenges 2017

  DHL Invites Creative Minds To Join Innovation Challenges 2017

DHL has launched its second Innovation Challenge and calls University students, start-ups and inventors worldwide to submit their ideas for

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LTA Chair: Plans to Open on Saturdays

  LTA Chair: Plans to Open on Saturdays

  The Land Transport Authority is looking to open on Saturdays, said board chairperson Vijay Maharaj. He said a flying

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Labasa Mum Excited to Learn Skills

  Labasa Mum Excited to Learn Skills

  Sera Matavesi was thrilled to hear that she would be part of a two-day programme that encouraged the empowerment

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Fiji Airways Environment Project Launched

  Fiji Airways Environment Project Launched

  To begin with its environment conservation project, Fiji Airways yesterday launched its ‘Every take off, one tree’ initiative by

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Positive Feedback from Students on Model United Nations Session

  Positive Feedback from Students on Model United Nations Session

  The second day of the annual Model United Nations session for schools took place with around 50 students at

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Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament

  Electricity Bill submitted to Parliament

The Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights submitted its report on the Electricity Bill 2017 in Parliament yesterday.

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Road upgrade benefits 40 families along Wainibuku Road in Nasinu

  Road upgrade benefits 40 families along Wainibuku Road in Nasinu

About 40 families along the Wainibuku Road in Nasinu will now benefit from the road upgrade and maintenance works that

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A Post-Election Promise, Not Vote-Buying, Koya says of Grants

  A Post-Election Promise, Not Vote-Buying, Koya says  of Grants

Faiyaz Koya says the Micro and Small Business Grant scheme is not a last minute exercise to buy votes. The

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Parents, Students, Teachers Mark World Down Syndrome Day at Suva Special School

  Parents, Students, Teachers Mark World Down Syndrome Day at Suva Special School

Mum encourages parents to accept their The mother of a child with down syndrome is encouraging similar parents to accept

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Fijian Part of a US Chiropractor Team Coming This Week

  Fijian Part  of a US  Chiropractor Team Coming This Week

  An American medical team,   South Pacific Chiropractic Clinic Abroad (SPCCA) will arrive on Saturday to provide free health care

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SODELPA starts fund drive trip USA

  SODELPA starts fund drive trip USA

Preparations have started for a Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) convention next month in the United States. This was confirmed

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Tuitubou Tells of Carpentry Training

  Tuitubou Tells of Carpentry Training

Villagers of Tokaimalo in Ra will soon undergo a basic carpentry course to assist them rebuild their homes destroyed by

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Permanent Secretary highlights forests’ role for the nation

  Permanent Secretary highlights  forests’ role for the nation

  Article Five of the Paris Agreement has been putting forests in the centre of the climate change discussion. Permanent

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"I wouldn't want to miss this opportunity. I want to make sure that I am by her side when my first child is born."
Jasa Veremalua
Fiji Rugby 7s rep
March 2017
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