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    EDITORIAL-A Growing Sporting Hub, More Than Just  A Tropical Paradise

EDITORIAL-A Growing Sporting Hub, More Than Just A Tropical Paradise

Known to the world as a tropical paradise, Fiji is simply more than that now. It’s now becoming another kind of paradise. It’s fast becoming a growing sporting hub in

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    EDITORIAL-A Just Punishment Handed Down For An Evil Murderer, Serial Rapist

EDITORIAL-A Just Punishment Handed Down For An Evil Murderer, Serial Rapist

Josua Colanaudolu deserved to be in jail for at least 30 years for his heinous crimes of murder, rape, abduction and indecently annoying females. In a life of crime that

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    United Effort To Tackle The Crisis: Bainimarama

United Effort To Tackle The Crisis: Bainimarama

Your Excellency, the German Environment Minister, Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all!   It is a wonderful privilege for me to be in

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    The Loneliness In Loss

The Loneliness In Loss

Last year grief has been part of my life as it’s of many lives. I realise that my sorrows are nothing compared to the shattering tragedies we encounter daily on

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    No Drugs! Come  Clean, If You Want To Play Football

No Drugs! Come Clean, If You Want To Play Football

Fiji Football Association should be applauded for cleaning up the sport by punishing the players on the spot who tested positive for using illegal substances during the Vodafone Fijian FACT

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    London, Ideal Place To Launch Fijian Campaign For Rugby World Cup Sevens

London, Ideal Place To Launch Fijian Campaign For Rugby World Cup Sevens

The Vodafone Fijian 7s reps have another opportunity this weekend to redeem themselves. Winning the London 7s tournament at Twickenham is not an impossible mission. We have won there before

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    Super Games Good For Us In Terms Of Rugby And Tourism

Super Games Good For Us In Terms Of Rugby And Tourism

The showdown between Gallagher Chiefs and BNZ Crusaders at the ANZ Stadium in Suva today is the top clash in round 13 of Super Rugby. Weather permitting, this is expected

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    Opinion: Am I Really a Fijian?

Opinion: Am I Really a Fijian?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” Obviously William Shakespeare wasn’t a Fijian! You would all agree that a

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    PM: Fiji’s Greatest Resource is the Fijian People

PM: Fiji’s Greatest Resource is the Fijian People

The following is the speech by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Belt and Road Forum Leaders Roundtable – Working Lunch in Beijing on May 15. Chair, Your Excellency, President

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Double Reason To Celebrate Mother’s Day

  Double Reason To Celebrate Mother’s Day

Despite the confusion of dates to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, mothers were treated with more love and warm wishes

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The Fundamental Concept Of Work

  The Fundamental Concept Of Work

Christians usually refer to the opening chapters of Genesis of the Holy Bible when they talk about work. God was

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Let Us Back Climate Change, Ocean Campaign

  Let Us Back Climate Change, Ocean Campaign

Preliminary reports coming from areas in the path of Tropical Cyclone Ella in the Northern Division and northern Lau showed

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It’s Just Not Worth It! The Wages Of Corruption = Prison

  It’s Just Not Worth It!   The Wages Of Corruption = Prison

Six former public servants and a businessman are learning the hard way that stealing does not pay. Whether it’s stealing

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Opinion: Where Am I From? The Cultural Identity Crisis of the 21st Century

  Opinion: Where Am I From? The Cultural Identity Crisis of the 21st Century

For those of you who don’t know me, I am a 33-year-old lawyer practising in Auckland, New Zealand. Most of

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Opinion: What Sort Of Democracy Do We Want in Fiji?

  Opinion: What Sort Of Democracy Do We Want in Fiji?

Since our Independence from Britain in 1970, it seems some of us are still searching for what they think is

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Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations

  Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations

The following is the address by Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the 50th ADB Annual Meeting at Yokohama, Japan. (On behalf

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Media Freedom Is Our Freedom

  Media Freedom Is Our Freedom

  This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say on last night’s FBC’s 4 The Record programme. There

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Breeding New Sevens Olympians, Way Forward For Gareth Baber & Co

  Breeding New Sevens Olympians, Way Forward For Gareth Baber & Co

The inclusion of sevens rugby for the first time at the Olympic Games has changed the whole dynamics of the

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Wake Up Fiji! Let’s Walk The Talk And Make The Change

  Wake Up Fiji! Let’s Walk The Talk And Make The Change

Fiji has embarked on two major international initiatives – co-chairing the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York next month

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Motherhood ‘Highest, Holiest Service Assumed By Humankind.’

  Motherhood ‘Highest, Holiest Service Assumed By Humankind.’

The indomitable spirit of Fijian mothers shines through many lives in Fiji. They continue to influence our attitudes, our conduct

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Fiji Tourism’s Importance and plans for the future

  Fiji Tourism’s Importance and plans for the future

The following is the opening address by the President at the Fijian Tourism Expo 2017 at Sofitel Fiji Resort, Nadi

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Why Reading Is So Important For Our Development

  Why Reading Is So Important For Our Development

EDITORIAL-World Book Day was commemorated here and around the globe over the weekend. And our Ministry of Education has urged

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Time For Baber To Play Smart In Paris, London 7s

  Time For Baber To Play Smart In Paris, London 7s

Vodafone Fijian 7s head coach Gareth Baber should consider taking a new-look team to the Paris and London Sevens tournaments

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Oceans Conference Will Highlight The Need To Preserve Fisheries Resources

  Oceans Conference Will Highlight The Need To Preserve Fisheries Resources

Fiji is a mere weeks away from co-hosting the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York, which will focus on

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RFMF Keeping Us Safe From Harm, Danger

  RFMF Keeping Us Safe From Harm, Danger

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) has undergone a complete transformation from its status and role in 1987 to

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Fulfilling A Constitutional Provision Of A Right To Housing And Sanitation

  Fulfilling A Constitutional Provision Of A Right To Housing And Sanitation

One of the biggest achievements in our national efforts to resolve the squatter problem in Fiji is the lease approval

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Municipal Council Achievements: Towards Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

  Municipal Council Achievements: Towards  Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

The following is the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bala’s ministerial statement in Parliament on

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Modern Challenges for Pacific Health Leaders

  Modern Challenges for  Pacific Health Leaders

The following is the address by the Minister for Health and Medical Services at the Pacific Heads of Health Meeting

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Important Role Of Civil Servants

  Important Role Of Civil Servants

The role of civil servants to the Government of the day and to the people cannot be emphasised enough. In

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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
August 2017
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