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    United Nations Will Decide On Peacekeeping

United Nations Will Decide On Peacekeeping

The Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), Brigadier -General Mosese Tikoitoga said Fiji soldiers would continue to serve in volatile areas. He said Syria was not the

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    Fiji Sets Terms For Return To PIF

Fiji Sets Terms For Return To PIF

Fiji has set conditions for its return to the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. He confirmed yesterday that he had received the letter from PIF leaders

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    Cabinet Meets with Development Partners

Cabinet Meets with Development Partners

Fiji’s development partners were given a clear picture of Government’s priority areas during a meeting with Cabinet in Suva yesterday. The meeting was the first of its kind in Fiji’s

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    Beddoes, Top Job

Beddoes, Top Job

Mick Beddoes has explained how he landed the top job in the Opposition office. In an opinion piece sent to Fijileaks, in response to my analysis on October 17 and

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    Lights Brighten Western Night

Lights Brighten Western Night

The Prime Apartments in Nadi, lit up in multi-coloured Diwali lights, was one of the star attractions in the ‘Jet Set’ town festivities last night. While the West enjoyed fine

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    A-G Will Lead Reforms: PM

A-G Will Lead Reforms: PM

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has appointed the Attorney-General and Minister for Finance, Public Service and Public Enterprise, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, to lead the civil service reforms. He said his Government had

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    Naval Base To Be Moved

Naval Base To Be Moved

The naval base at Walu Bay, Suva, will be relocated. Minister for Immigration, National Security and Defence, Timoci Natuva, confirmed the move during his visit to the base on Wednesday.

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    ‘Don’t Leave Elderly In Homes’

‘Don’t Leave Elderly In Homes’

An emotional Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is pleading with all Fijians to look after their elderly instead of leaving them in care homes. Rosy Akbar made the

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    Catholics Celebrate Diwali

Catholics Celebrate Diwali

In the spirit of Diwali, Catholics celebrated with a Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Suva yesterday. It was Archibishop Peter Loy Chong’s first Diwali Mass after his ordination.

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Families Spend Thousands On Lights

  Families Spend Thousands On Lights

Two families in Nadi  spent several thousands of  dollars on  Diwali lights. The properties of the Karans and Morarji families

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Family Honours Speaker

  Family Honours Speaker

Fiji’s first female Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni was accorded a feast and traditional acknowledgement by her relatives yesterday.

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Fijian Envoy Presents Geneva Credentials

  Fijian Envoy Presents Geneva Credentials

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) office in Geneva, Nazhat Shameem Khan, presented her credentials this week to

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Modi Coming

  Modi Coming

India’s “rock star” Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a one-day visit to Suva on 19 November. It

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Better Days Ahead In Civil Service: PM

  Better Days Ahead In Civil Service: PM

Civil service reforms will see better days for civil servants around the country. This was the assurance made by Prime

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Mum Unconscious, Dies

  Mum Unconscious, Dies

A 44- year old man is currently in police custody following the death of his partner at Naikabula Road, Lautoka,

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Natuva Tours Military Bases

  Natuva Tours Military Bases

The Minister for Immigration, National Security and Defence, Timoci Natuva, yesterday took a familiarisation trip of the army barracks and

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First North School Prizes

  First North School Prizes

Labasa College held its annual prizegiving ceremony yesterday for Year 12 and Year 13 students. Labasa College is renowned for

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Why Civil Service Reforms Needed

  Why Civil Service Reforms Needed

The Auditor-General’s reports (2007-2013) underscore the urgent need for the civil service reform planned by the Government. This is why

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Reports Support Need For Reforms

  Reports  Support Need For  Reforms

The content of the Auditor-General’s reports backs the Government’s plan to reform the civil service. The following findings reinforce the

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Up To Parliament, Says Tikoitoga

  Up To Parliament, Says Tikoitoga

Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga says he will not comment on the military, overspending its budget allocations in 2007. The Commander of

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Fiji Still Out of PIF

  Fiji Still Out of PIF

Fiji is still out of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF). This was the reaction of the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama,

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White Papers Need Consultations

  White Papers Need Consultations

The first Cabinet meeting yesterday has pleased participants was a successful one. “I must admit that our first Cabinet meeting

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‘Practice the Meaning of Diwali’

  ‘Practice the Meaning of Diwali’

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Mere Vuniwaqa urged her staff to follow and practice the message of Diwali everyday.

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Akbar: Stop Using Poor as Political Football

  Akbar: Stop Using Poor as Political Football

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar, has appealed to politicians not to use the poor to

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Diwali Brings Unity, Says Dr Reddy

  Diwali Brings Unity, Says Dr Reddy

Diwali is true when we all become one, immaterial of our religious background and ethnicity. These were the words of

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Auditor-General’s Reports Released

  Auditor-General’s Reports Released

Some ministries and departments have improved their financial management, says Auditor-General Tevita Bolanavanua. But he adds in his 2013 Report

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Ministry Fails To Keep Adequate Records

  Ministry Fails To Keep Adequate Records

The Ministry of Agriculture did not maintain adequate accounting records, according to the Auditor-General’s Report for 2013. The report says

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Minister visits NFA

  Minister visits NFA

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Honourable Parveen Kumar, visited the National Fire Authority (NFA) yesterday. The Minister

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Daylight Savings

  Daylight Savings

Daylight saving in Fiji will start on Sunday, November 2, for an 11-week period. A Government statement yesterday said clocks

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