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    EDITORIAL: Girmityas Celebrate Big Day, Equal Citizenry

EDITORIAL: Girmityas Celebrate Big Day, Equal Citizenry

On May 14, 1879, the first Girmitiyas arrived in Fiji on a ship named Leonidas. In commemorating the arrival of the first Girmitiyas, Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum called on

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    Nakarawa Makes A First For Fiji In European Rugby

Nakarawa Makes A First For Fiji In European Rugby

Congratulations to Fiji’s king off-loader, Leone Nakarawa, who was named the 2018 European Player of the Year. He becomes the first Fijian to get this top European rugby award. He

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    EDITORIAL: How One Moment Of Madness Should Be A Lesson For Sportspeople

EDITORIAL: How One Moment Of Madness Should Be A Lesson For Sportspeople

Let us hope the suspension of Samuela Drudru serves as a lesson to all sportspeople in Fiji. The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) discipli­nary committee ruled on Friday that the Lautoka

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    EDITORIAL: Programme Welcome For Caregivers’ Unenviable Task

EDITORIAL: Programme Welcome For Caregivers’ Unenviable Task

Family caregivers provide overall care needs for their loved ones, which often requires pa­tience, tough love and a sense of duty. Many perform these tasks without appropriate edu­cation, support and

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    Editorial: Talanoa dialogue could continue to live after Fiji’s COP23 Presidency ends

Editorial: Talanoa dialogue could continue to live after Fiji’s COP23 Presidency ends

As the end of Fiji’s Presidency of COP23 draws near, the Talanoa Dialogue may continue well beyond December 2018 when the Polish take over. The talanoa spirit has been embraced

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    Editorial: Drowning highlights need for a bridge in Rewa delta

Editorial: Drowning highlights need for a bridge in Rewa delta

The latest drowning victim in Rewa has highlighted the need for a bridge from near Nasali Landing across to the Rewa Delta. Last week Monday, 32-year-old Aminio Sogotubu from Nadoi

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    EDITORIAL: A Job Worth Appreciating Gallantry And Bravery Recognised

EDITORIAL: A Job Worth Appreciating Gallantry And Bravery Recognised

Recently six National Fire Authority (NFA) of­ficers based at the Labasa Fire Station were awarded a Certificate of Recognition. They retrieved the bodies of the two pilots and the wreckage

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    $7 Million Payout A Lesson For Those Who Preached Doom

$7 Million Payout A Lesson For Those Who Preached Doom

The Fiji Pine Group of Companies’ bonus payout to pine landowners last week of a record $7 million was a far cry from the doom predicted by opposition parties and

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     Education Changes Will Help Us To Be More Efficient And Get Results

 Education Changes Will Help Us To Be More Efficient And Get Results

  Today is the start of the second term for prima­ry and secondary schools. Classes will begin today, not tomorrow. This is the first year it is happening. Previously, Monday

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Editorial: Singapore 7s launching pad to win series and World Cup

  Editorial: Singapore 7s launching pad to win series and World Cup

One week after the Singapore 7s, fans are still talking about it and who could blame them. We have won

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Editorial: Keeping our focus on our climate change battle

  Editorial: Keeping our focus on our climate change battle

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is on his way to Bonn, Germany, to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference. It’s

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World Press Freedom Rating Is A Joke

  World Press Freedom Rating Is A Joke

The 2018 World Press Freedom index by Reporters Without Borders is a farce. It is a joke when it rates

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EDITORIAL:New Emphasis On Rehabilitation By Corrections Way To Go In The Interest Of All Stakeholders

  EDITORIAL:New Emphasis On Rehabilitation By Corrections Way To Go In The Interest Of All Stakeholders

There is a paradigm shift at the Fiji Corrections Service (FSC) from punitive containment to rehabilitative correction. FSC Commissioner Commander

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Building Fitter, Healthier Pacific Forces

  Building Fitter, Healthier Pacific Forces

The first regional security forces physical train­ing instructor’s course that kicks off next week should set the platform for fitter

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7s Gladiators Stamp Their Mark On World Series

  7s Gladiators Stamp Their Mark On World Series

Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly” – Shaquille O’Neal It is

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The late Warrant Officer I Josevata Mokalou – A Loyal Soldier With A Proud Legacy

  The late Warrant Officer I Josevata Mokalou – A Loyal Soldier With A Proud Legacy

  The late Warrant Officer I Josevata Mokalou has left behind a proud legacy for his family. For many outside

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EDITORIAL: Celebrating Cikamatana’s Golden Achievement

  EDITORIAL: Celebrating Cikamatana’s Golden Achievement

We always have high expectations for our athletes to fly the flag with pride and de­liver desired outcomes on the

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Tailevu Delegates Must Know Truth First To Be Effective

  Tailevu Delegates Must Know Truth First To Be Effective

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama spoke candidly to his people as a true son of Tailevu Province at Nakelo yesterday. He

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Reading opens up new worlds

  Reading opens up new worlds

  It’s holiday time for students around the country. Some students had an early break because their schools were badly

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Editorial: Of Rivalry, Colour And Sportsmanship

  Editorial: Of Rivalry, Colour And Sportsmanship

For as long as the Coca-Cola Games, and previ­ously Fiji Finals have been held, rivalry and – in many cases

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 Big Test This Weekend For Our Sevens Players

   Big Test This Weekend For Our Sevens Players

It will be a big test for the Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team this weekend when they play at the

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Editorial: Momentous occasion for Fiji at CHOGM

  Editorial: Momentous occasion for Fiji at CHOGM

As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) comes to a close in London today, the Fijian delegation led by

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 Let’s  Support Our Deaf Rugby 7s Team

   Let’s  Support Our Deaf Rugby 7s Team

  For the first time Fiji will be part of the major in­ternational deaf rugby competition – the World Deaf

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 No Tolerance For Law Breakers At Coca-Cola Games

   No Tolerance For Law Breakers At Coca-Cola Games

    Police have warned that security will be tight at ANZ Stadium, no liquor will be allowed to be

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Examinations For Failed Sports To Reveal Where We Went Wrong!

  Examinations For Failed Sports To Reveal Where We Went Wrong!

  Are we really up to standard in the sporting world (except for our national sevens team and weight lifters)?

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Team Takes Shape For Rugby World Cup 2019

  Team Takes Shape For Rugby World Cup 2019

  Talks between Fiji Airways Flying Fijians head coach John McKee and our players playing in the Super Rugby competition

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Editorial: Lautoka family sets fine example of human resilience to Opposition

  Editorial: Lautoka family sets fine example of human resilience to Opposition

The next session of Parliament beginning on Monday is expected to be intense. In light of speculations about the timing

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Editorial: Let’s be grateful to those who kept us safe during TC Keni

  Editorial: Let’s be grateful to those who kept us safe during TC Keni

Today we salute a very special group of people who put the national interest first before their personal interests. They

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It’s Time To Prepare For Next Disaster After TC Keni Rehabilitation

  It’s Time To Prepare For Next Disaster After TC Keni Rehabilitation

Many had hoped that 2018 would not be hit by natural disasters.  But Tropical Cyclone Josie and now Tropical Cyclone

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