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    Grace Factor

Grace Factor

She joins Lynda and Lenora in a special group of women (40–50 years old), contesting the general election. An outgoing senior school teacher is the latest provi­sional woman candidate to

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    PM Meets Fiji’s New Ambassador – Designate To Indonesia

PM Meets Fiji’s New Ambassador – Designate To Indonesia

The Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama received Fiji’s Ambas­sador-Designate to Indone­sia, Seleima Veisamasama, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office yesterday. Prior to her diplomatic appointment, Ambassador Veisamasama was a school

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    700 Cancer Deaths A Year, Says Dr Tukana

700 Cancer Deaths A Year, Says Dr Tukana

On an average there are approximate­ly 700 deaths due to cancer annually in Fiji. This was highlighted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services national advisor for Non-Communicable Diseases

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    Indian Minister Reminds Girmitiya Descendents Of Life’s Values, Roles They Play In Society

Indian Minister Reminds Girmitiya Descendents Of Life’s Values, Roles They Play In Society

Satya Pal Singh reminded members of the Girmitiyas that they have played an inte­gral part in the development of Fiji over the years and they must main­tain their Sanskrit. The

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    Agriculture Sector Hit Hard, Damage Estimated at $324,162

Agriculture Sector Hit Hard, Damage Estimated at $324,162

The Ministry of Agriculture assessment team at Ono-i-Lau has revealed that the total cost of damage to the agricul­ture sector is estimated at $324,162. The Damage to the agriculture sector

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    School Bags And Stationery Donated To Two Schools In Ono-i-Lau

School Bags And Stationery Donated To Two Schools In Ono-i-Lau

The Ministry of Wom­en, Children and Poverty Alleviation donated school bags and stationery worth $2500 to two schools in Ono-i-Lau. The 110 children from Onolevu District School and Doi Village

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    It Was The Strongest Cyclone We Experienced: Village Headman

It Was The Strongest Cyclone We Experienced: Village Headman

The morning Tropical Cyclone Gita hit Motokana in Ono-i-Lau, a family clung to each other and prayed for safety as the cyclone ravaged their home. They managed to take shelter

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    Parents Tell Of Love Pact With Only Kid

Parents Tell Of Love Pact With Only Kid

Saheed Hussein and wife Rose­lyn Devi loved their only son, Re­han, so much that they told him that they would not have another child. This would allow him to have

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    A-G: Nadi Declaration A Significant Document

A-G: Nadi Declaration A Significant Document

The Nadi Declaration will be a significant document for all Commonwealth nations, says Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khai­yum. He made the remark as education ministers last night successfully ended the 20th Conference

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$300k Set Aside For Former PMs, President

  $300k Set Aside For Former PMs, President

Close to $300,000 was allocated in the 2017-2018 Budget and distributed be­tween former Prime Ministers and a former President. This

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$1.3 Million For Overseas Treatment

  $1.3 Million For Overseas Treatment

The Fijian Government has al­located $1.3 million to help those families and patients who need overseas treatment. Minister for Health

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Poor Drainage Problem In Nasinu Angers Taxi Owner

  Poor Drainage Problem In Nasinu Angers Taxi Owner

A Makoi taxi owner is calling the Nasinu Town Council to address the drainage problem in Vatoa Road, Nasinu. Lingam

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Candidate List, Manifesto To Be Announced Soon: Rabuka

  Candidate List, Manifesto To Be Announced Soon: Rabuka

Social Democratic Liberal Party (SO­DELPA) will announce its second list of candidates soon. This was confirmed by the party leader

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Military Commander Leads Team In Reaching Out To Less Fortunate

  Military Commander Leads Team In Reaching Out To Less Fortunate

The Commander of the Repub­lic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Rear Admiral Vil­iame Naupoto with the Strategic Headquarters (SHQ) team

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Kepa Will Apply: Official

  Kepa Will Apply: Official

A storm is brewing over SODELPA’s party leader Sitiveni Rabuka’s statement that Ro Teimumu Kepa has not applied for a party

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Well done Fiji, Says Australian Minister

  Well done Fiji, Says Australian Minister

The Australian Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, yesterday commended the Fijian Government for doing a great job

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NFP Leader Prasad Refuses To Explain His Comments Made During Labasa Campaign

  NFP Leader Prasad Refuses To Explain His Comments Made During Labasa Campaign

National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad has refused to elaborate on his allegations that ‘some big businesses’ do not want

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Bala Helps Start New Tavua Housing Project

  Bala Helps Start New Tavua Housing Project

A $4 million housing project that will see 119 residential lots being set up was commissioned yesterday at Koronisalusalu in

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Kiwi Minister’s Speech Inspires College Students

  Kiwi Minister’s Speech  Inspires College Students

From a humble beginning in Tonga, Jenny Salesa believes that women from small island states in the Pacific have the

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Tuitubou Hands Over Grants For Youth Clubs

  Tuitubou Hands Over Grants For Youth Clubs

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou, (pictured) handed over grant assistance to nine youth clubs and two individuals

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Bench Warrant Out For Sex Offender

  Bench Warrant Out For Sex Offender

A bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who sexually exploited his friend’s 15-year-old daughter. The 50-year-old

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No Charges Against Trade Unionist

  No Charges Against Trade Unionist

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Christopher Pryde, (DPP) has decided that no charges will be laid against Trade Unionist,

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Fiji Times Sub-editor Pleads Guilty

  Fiji Times Sub-editor Pleads Guilty

Fiji Times sub-editor Epineri Vulakauvaki pleaded guilty in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of general dishonesty causing

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Reconciliation Ends In Case Dismissal

  Reconciliation Ends In Case Dismissal

A 51-year-old man publicly apologised in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday for throwing hot tea on a woman who worked

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‘Sex Cut Short When Brother Arrives’

  ‘Sex Cut Short When Brother Arrives’

The complainant in a rape case against Navua businessman Govind Sami testified yesterday that she was having sex with the

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Police Deny FTUC Permit For March, Rally

  Police Deny FTUC Permit For March, Rally

Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) has been denied a permit to hold a march and rally through Suva City tomorrow.

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Prison Video Triggers Inquiry

  Prison Video Triggers Inquiry

A Board of Inquiry has been established to investigate a security breach at the Fiji Corrections Centre in Suva earlier

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Fiji Joins Commonwealth of Learning to benefit our students

  Fiji Joins Commonwealth of Learning to benefit our students

Fiji has officially joined the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), an intergovernmental organisation established by the Commonwealth Heads of Government that

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Chief ‘Yet To Apply’

  Chief ‘Yet To Apply’

She has not told SODELPA she wants to run with the party in the election, he adds Opposition leader Ro

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