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    It’s Time To Act To Protect Our Ocean And Its Resources

It’s Time To Act To Protect Our Ocean And Its Resources

Tommy Remengesau, the President of Palau, did not mince his words in Suva yesterday. He says the time for debates, planning and discussions is over about climate change and protecting

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    Remarks By The Minister For Education, Heritage  and Arts Mahendra Reddy

Remarks By The Minister For Education, Heritage and Arts Mahendra Reddy

The Permanent Secretary for Education Iowane Tiko; the president  of the Fiji Principals Association Kamlesh Prasad; the directors from the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts; other senior staff from

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    Instill Culture In Our Children

Instill Culture In Our Children

The following is Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Mahendra Reddy’s address while opening the Multi-Cultural Centre workshop .   The director, Heritage Collin Yabaki; other senior staff from the

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    Give 7s Team Time

Give 7s Team Time

Whatever the outcome of today’s Canada 7s in Vancouver, let’s not turn our backs on our Vodafone Fijian 7s team. Yes, we all want to win our first tournament in

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    Ample Time  To Learn,  No Excuse Now,  Get it Done

Ample Time To Learn, No Excuse Now, Get it Done

  Let’s make it clear. Five World Sevens Series tournaments was more than enough for the Vodafone Fijian 7s team to learn, improve, get it right and start winning again.

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    Fiji At The Forefront Of First Ever UN Conference On Oceans

Fiji At The Forefront Of First Ever UN Conference On Oceans

The following is Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Ambassador Ravindaran Robin Nair’s opening remarks during the ‘National Multi-stakeholder Workshop on the Oceans Conference’ yesterday. Ladies and Gentleman,  a very

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    Equality Is Key To Freedom

Equality Is Key To Freedom

The following was Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s address during the launch of Domestic Violence 24-hour toll freehelp line and the 2017 national women’s expo at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva.

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    Analysis: Why Ro Teimumu Will Not Join Proposed Hope Party Now

Analysis: Why Ro Teimumu Will Not Join Proposed Hope Party Now

Those who are hoping that Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa will join the proposed HOPE Party soon may have to wait longer. Ro Teimumu would have to resign from SODELPA

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    What Went Wrong In Kone?

What Went Wrong In Kone?

Ba’s 8-0 thrashing from Team Wellington on Saturday night in the OFC Champions League is a big humiliation to football in the country. This is because Ba’s qualification to the

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Thumbs Up For Women’s Rugby

  Thumbs Up For Women’s Rugby

The Telecom Fijiana 7s team should be congratulated for achieving fifth place in the USA 7s in Las Vegas yesterday.

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Volunteer To CEO, Football Farewell Bob Sant Kumar

  Volunteer To CEO, Football Farewell  Bob Sant Kumar

Everything comes to an end. Yesterday was Bob Sant Kumar’s last day as Fiji Football Association’s chief executive officer. A

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Politics And Development Do Not Mix

  Politics And Development Do Not Mix

Fiji has already paid a heavy price where politics and development were mixed by unscrupulous politicians. Our sugar industry took

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Rise In Rape Cases: We Have Lost Moral Values

  Rise In Rape Cases: We Have Lost Moral Values

  Ask any outsider about Fiji, they will without any doubt say Fiji is beautiful, and people are indeed friendly.

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Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea

  Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea

ANALYSIS: The shark which was sighted at the Wainitoa river mouth is said to be a bull shark. Ministry of

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60 Charged For Serious Crimes In February

  60 Charged For Serious Crimes In February

The following data is authorised for release by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and relates to

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Educate Our Children, Stop Rape Today

  Educate Our Children, Stop Rape Today

  Put yourselves into the shoes of the 15-year-old girl from Naitasiri who was reportedly gang-raped. Imagine living with that

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Educate Yourself And Safeguard Your Retirement Fund

  Educate Yourself And Safeguard Your Retirement Fund

  Financial literacy amongst members of the Fiji National Provident Fund or rather lack of it is astounding. This was

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Fight The Bite On Dengue

  Fight The Bite On Dengue

There is another outbreak of dengue fever. And, instead of sitting around waiting for the local government to start a

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Yabaki Appointed To Fulfill Govt’s Vision To Grow Heritage And Arts Sector

  Yabaki Appointed To Fulfill Govt’s Vision To Grow  Heritage And Arts Sector

The following is the Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Mahendra Reddy’s speech during the official handover of musical instruments

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Tourism Is The Future Driver Of Economic Activity in Fiji

  Tourism Is The Future  Driver Of Economic Activity in Fiji

The following is the speaking notes from the Permanent Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Shaheen Ali at the Second

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Pryde Makes Clear Police Prosecutors’ Role And Importance

  Pryde Makes Clear Police Prosecutors’ Role And Importance

 Address by the director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Pryde, at the opening ceremony for the ODPP Basic Prosecution Course

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Let’s Get More Women Involved In Decision Making Process

  Let’s Get More Women Involved In Decision Making Process

The first ever Public Service Male Advocacy Training at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Habour this week is an eye

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Refs Decide, Avoid ‘Reckless, Accidental’ High Tackles

  Refs Decide, Avoid ‘Reckless, Accidental’ High Tackles

The second leg of the World Sevens Series is done and dusted and we know where we stand. We thought

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The Gifts from an Orchard

  The Gifts from an Orchard

A  short story from Satendra Nandan’s forthcoming collection, Ashes and Waves.  His two books, Dispatches From Distant Shores (essays) and

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Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds

  Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds

The intensity of debate in Parliament this week has racheted up the interest over next year’s General Election. Minister for

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That Vanishing Figure in the Landscape

  That Vanishing Figure  in the Landscape

I’ve seen the receding figure– a silhouette – Against the sinking sun Or was it the rising moon? Sometimes sliced

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Deenbandhu Charlie: Girmit And Gandhi

  Deenbandhu Charlie:  Girmit And Gandhi

Emeritus Professor Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. He is currently working on an historical novel, tentatively titled ‘Bury My

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Let’s Cut Back Our Yaqona Consumption And Help Our Families

  Let’s Cut Back Our Yaqona Consumption And Help Our Families

At the Roko Tui Forum at Nadave, Bau, yesterday, concern was raised about the over-consumption of yaqona or kava. Permanent

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Deenbandhu Charlie: Girmit And Gandhi

  Deenbandhu Charlie:  Girmit And Gandhi

Emeritus Professor Satendra Nandan is currently working on an historical novel, tentatively titled ‘Bury My Bones in the Wounded Sea’,

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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
May 2017
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