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    Cane Farmers Throng Talks

Cane Farmers Throng Talks

Close to 1000 people, mainly cane farmers, walked away from Nukuloa College in Ba yesterday expressing their appreciation for Government’s stand in the sugar industry. The Fiji Sun conducted a

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    Farmers Applaud PM’s  New Sugar Initiative

Farmers Applaud PM’s New Sugar Initiative

Close to 300 people of the sugar cane farming district of Veisaru in Ba applauded Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama after he announced new initiatives for the sugar industry. Most of

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    Opposition Using Cane Farmers: Sayed-Khaiyum

Opposition Using Cane Farmers: Sayed-Khaiyum

Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said people who had attended the consultations carried out by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on sugar issues had not read the Bills that Government

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    Farmers Feedback Positive, Says Chetty

Farmers Feedback Positive, Says Chetty

The Sugar Cane Growers Council has had positive feedbacks from the cane growers during the Prime Minister’s consultation tour in Rakiraki, Tavua and Ba over the past two days. SCGC

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    Govt To Probe Access Road Funds

Govt To Probe Access Road Funds

Government will investigate those in cane farming districts who have directed funds earmarked for the upgrading of cane access roads to sealed roads leading to their homes. Several farmers brought

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    Nadi Road Victim Identified

Nadi Road Victim Identified

The family of the suspected hit-and-run victim at the Nadi Back Road are pleading to authorities to carry out a thorough investigation. The family made the comment after they had

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    One Year Old Admitted After Accident

One Year Old Admitted After Accident

      Motorists are being reminded to take heed of the fact that driver fatigue is a serious safety threat.   This follows a motor vehicle accident which has

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    PM: Sugar Truth

PM: Sugar Truth

Farmers in Rakiraki and Tavua yesterday overwhelmingly expressed their satisfaction after Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama set the record straight in the  debate over  proposed sugar reforms. Farmer Semi Lomavatu, 66,

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    Rakiraki Farmers Give Reforms Thumbs Up

Rakiraki Farmers Give Reforms Thumbs Up

Rakiraki farmers said yesterday they were satisfied with Prime Minister’s clarification of the changes in the sugar industry. PM and Minister for Sugar Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General and Minister for

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What The PM Told The Canefarmers

  What The PM Told The Canefarmers

This is the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech during the public meeting with Sugar Cane Growers at Penang Sangam in Rakiraki yesterday.

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Four Arrested For Robbery

  Four Arrested For Robbery

Hard work by a team of investigators at the Navua Police Station has resulted in the arrest of four men

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16 Year Old Drowns

  16 Year Old Drowns

  A 16 year old student is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim.   The victim was swimming

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Navy Seeks Blessings To Refloat SHIP

  Navy Seeks Blessings To Refloat SHIP

Muanaira Village elders in Vutia, Rewa, have given their blessings for the successful salvage of RFNS Kiro on Cakauyawa Reef

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ANALYSIS-PM’s Timely Visit To Canefarmers

  ANALYSIS-PM’s Timely Visit To Canefarmers

Cane growers in Western and Northern Division will be able to have their questions about the sugar industry answered first

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Fiji Meets UNCTAD Secretary General

  Fiji Meets  UNCTAD Secretary  General

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya met with the Secretary General for United Nations Conference on

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Pacific Institutions Not Certified To Get Climate Funds: A-G

  Pacific Institutions Not Certified To Get Climate Funds: A-G

Pacific Islands Finance Ministers were yesterday informed that there was no financial institution in the region that was certified to

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Man Gets Life Imprisonment For Murder Of Student

  Man Gets Life Imprisonment For Murder Of Student

 A 36 year old man of Naboutolu village, Rakiraki, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Lautoka High Court

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Court Acquits Bala

  Court Acquits Bala

The Lautoka Magistrates’ Court has acquitted Minister for Local Government Parveen Kumar Bala this morning. Parveen Kumar Bala was charged

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Court Sets New Voir Dire, Trial Date In Alleged Ra Christian State Matter

  Court Sets New Voir Dire, Trial Date In Alleged Ra Christian State Matter

Name of Matter: State -v- Ratu Epeli Niudamu & Others Name of Accused: 1. Ratu Epeli Niudamu 2. Sailasa Wairoaroa

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Businessman, Wife Lament Loss of Son

  Businessman, Wife Lament Loss of Son

A businessman likened the loss of his university student son 15 months ago through a car crash as a standstill for

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Another Baby Found Dead

  Another Baby Found Dead

The body of a fully formed baby, identified as a girl by Police, was discovered early yesterday morning in Savusavu

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MYSTERY OVER DEAD WOMAN

  MYSTERY OVER DEAD WOMAN

Police are hunting for a driver and vehicle allegedly involved in a hit and run which killed a woman on

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Baby Found Dead In Bucket Of Water

  Baby Found Dead In Bucket Of Water

A family in Nabekavu, Labasa, are now mourning the loss of their 11-month-old baby. The baby’s mother, Filomena Lolou, said the

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United at Nadi, Pacific Ministers Sign Joint Submission

  United at Nadi, Pacific Ministers Sign Joint  Submission

  The Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum alongside Transport and Aviation ministers from Pacific Islands countries yesterday

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Pacific Island Ministers Praise Fiji Aviation

  Pacific Island Ministers Praise Fiji Aviation

Most of the economic development and aviation have been happening here in Nadi, says Tongan Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

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21-Year-Old Man In Court Accused Of Burglary And Raping 50-Year-Old Woman

  21-Year-Old Man In Court Accused Of Burglary And  Raping 50-Year-Old Woman

Kitione Vakadranu, charged with burglary, criminal intimidation and rape, appeared in the Nasinu Magistrates Court yesterday. It is alleged that

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Road Rage Turns Fatal

  Road Rage Turns Fatal

A woman and her partner’s son watched helplessly as her partner was allegedly run over by a truck on Tuesday.

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Piped Water For Solevu At Last

  Piped Water For Solevu At Last

The 130 households at Solevu Village in Malolo Levu have ended their expensive and unreliable system of water carting. This

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Take Multi-National Observer Group Report As A Guide: Saneem

  Take Multi-National Observer Group Report As A Guide: Saneem

The Multi-National Observers Group report should be taken as a guide, but not as fixed recommendations, says Supervisor of Elections

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