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    Early- Morning Trip To Receive Handout

Early- Morning Trip To Receive Handout

Twenty-two-year-old Kolaia Ivi left his village on horseback in the early hours of yesterday to make it in time to receive the $1000 small and micro busi­ness grant. His village

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    $19M Used For 19,500 Applications

$19M Used For 19,500 Applications

A total of 19,548 businesses have been assisted through the micro and small business grant as of yesterday with an investment of more than $19 mil­lion since 2015. Minister for

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    $20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister

$20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister

Six months ago a total of 30 tonnes of beach-de-mer were confiscated from an Asian businessman in Labasa. They were worth close to $20 million. Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau

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    Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct

Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct

In a number of areas around the country, fish species like cam­ouflage grouper, red salmon cod and hump head wrasse have become extinct. Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroil­avesau highlighted this

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    Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method

Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method

The Ministry of Fisheries is looking at build­ing Fishing Aggregating Devices (FED) to help maritime villages that depend on fish­ing as their main source of income. Minister Semi Koroilavesau highlighted

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    Minister Explains Events Allowed For Turtle Harvesting

Minister Explains Events Allowed For Turtle Harvesting

Minister for Fisheries Semi Ko­roilavesau reminded villagers that the harvesting of turtles for consumption is only permitted dur­ing traditional events like the installa­tion of a chief or the chief’s death.

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    UNICEF Backs Government Move For Better Water, Sanitation Access

UNICEF Backs Government Move For Better Water, Sanitation Access

The Fijian Government remains committed in providing water and sanitation access to all or­dinary Fijians despite the geographi­cal location says Minister for Water­ways, Mahendra Reddy. While speaking at Fiji’s first

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    Access To Proper Water Supply Part Of Five-Year, 20-Year Development Plan

Access To Proper Water Supply Part Of Five-Year, 20-Year Development Plan

The target is for 100 per cent of Fiji’s urban population having access to clean and safe water by 2021 and rural and maritime areas by 2030. So far 78

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    Roosters Earn Win:Tavutavu

Roosters Earn Win:Tavutavu

The Sabeto Roosters defeated Premier Logging Ravoravo Rabbitohs 12-6 during the pre­mier division final of the Snax Nadi Rugby League Cup on Saturday. Coach Waisake Tavutavu said they deserved to

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Event To Raise Awareness On Cruelty To Animals

  Event To Raise Awareness On Cruelty To Animals

An event that aims to raise awareness on cruelty to dogs in Fiji called the Woof Lovers Show will be

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Malolo Women Too Strong

  Malolo Women Too Strong

The Cloud 9 Malolo women rugby team defeated Jack’s Nadi 26- 7 under intense heat at Prince Charles Park yesterday.

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Toroti Aims For Improvement

  Toroti Aims For Improvement

Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s halfback Mereula Toroti hopes to improve her performance in future tournaments. The 22 year old from

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Fiji, Pacific Commit To Preserve Cultural Heritage

  Fiji, Pacific Commit To Preserve Cultural Heritage

Fiji and its Pacific brothers and sisters stand proud and com­mitted to preserve and protect cultural heritage, says President Major-General

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Bala: Remembrance Day Important

  Bala: Remembrance Day Important

It is important for people to use Girmit Remembrance Day celebrations as an event to get a better sense of

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 Drama Marks Girmit Era

   Drama Marks Girmit Era

  Mayotri Chand, 59, of Ba yesterday displayed an eye-watering drama to show how her great grandmother, originally from Uttar

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Rewa Too Strong For Tavua At Garvey Park

  Rewa Too Strong For Tavua At Garvey Park

Rewa thrashed Tavua 3-0 in the Vodafone Premier League match at Garvey Park in Tavua yesterday. What happened: Tavua defended

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Don’t Worry, You’re In Good Hands, Koya Tells Villagers

  Don’t Worry, You’re In Good Hands, Koya Tells Villagers

Acting Prime Minister, Faiyaz Koya has reas­sured villagers of Vo­tua in Ba that Government is managing the country well and

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Be Vigilant With Social Media Platforms: Professor Misir

  Be Vigilant With Social Media Platforms: Professor Misir

Participants at a World Press Freedom Day workshop have been reminded to be very vigilant with social media plat­forms which

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Cash Crop Farmer Banks On Government Help

  Cash Crop Farmer Banks On Government Help

Suriya Naidu says he is relying on Government assistance to revive his 13.5 acre cash crop farm in Solovi, Nadi,

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Police: Owner Of Home Razed In Fire Has Fled The Country

  Police: Owner Of Home Razed In Fire Has Fled The Country

  The owner of a home in Solovi, Nadi which was raided by Police last week where marijuana plants were

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Dass, 91, Thankful For Govt’s Help

  Dass, 91, Thankful For Govt’s Help

A Ninety-one-year-old man of Malolo Transmitter Road is thankful to the Government after he received Homes-CARE assistance at the Nawaka

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Big Turnout For Homes-CARE Help

  Big Turnout For Homes-CARE Help

Police officers were deployed to Nawaka Village Hall in Nadi to help monitor the situation as people came in droves

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Moceacagi Sees Sea of Opportunities in Tourism

  Moceacagi Sees Sea of Opportunities in Tourism

South Seas Cruises Marine Operations Manager, Thomas Daniel Moceacagi treasures his time at sea as much as he treas­ures his

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Bi Thanks Homes-CARE Help

  Bi Thanks Homes-CARE Help

Sixty-two-year-old Zhara Bi left her home at Nawajiku­ma settlement at about 6am yesterday to lodge her application for the Homes-CARE

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Lieutenant-Colonel Draunibaka To Lead Fijian Soldiers In Sinai

  Lieutenant-Colonel Draunibaka To Lead Fijian Soldiers In Sinai

He has served in the RFMF for the past 23 years and will be the commanding officer 2FIR for the

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Wisdom, Obedience Leads To Success: Tora

  Wisdom, Obedience Leads To Success: Tora

The 51-year-old woman from Gau, Lomaiviti, was among the first contingent of 29 military personnel that left our shores for

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Win For Fans: Naidu

  Win For Fans: Naidu

Praneel Naidu, 23, is hoping for a grand performance as Lautoka will face Team Wellington in the OFC Champions League

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 MAN ON DANGEROUS DRIVING CHARGE

   MAN ON DANGEROUS DRIVING CHARGE

  Petaia Korotukana appeared before the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning death. It

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A-G: Together Through Netball

  A-G: Together Through Netball

Sayed-Khaiyum calls on participants to think of all those people in Nadroga who were affected in the recent tropical cyclone

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