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    6 Navy Divers Upgrade Skills

6 Navy Divers Upgrade Skills

Six Fijian Navy personnel have gained more skills in diving after they graduated yesterday from the eight-week defence divers course at the Togalevu Naval Base. They were Able Seaman Salesh

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    Ministry: Social Welfare doing best to clear 52,000 case files

Ministry: Social Welfare doing best to clear 52,000 case files

  The Ministry of Social Welfare, Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is currently working on clearing more than 52,000 cases of recipients under the three major social welfare programmes whose

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    Ministry: Food Voucher For Pregnant Mothers Only Covers First, Second And Third Child

Ministry: Food Voucher For Pregnant Mothers Only Covers First, Second And Third Child

    The food voucher programme for rural mothers only covers the first, second and third pregnancy, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday at Parliament. The issue was raised by

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    ‘Recovering Scholarship Bonds  A Challenge’

‘Recovering Scholarship Bonds A Challenge’

Recovery of scholarship bond balances continues to be a big challenge for the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs. This was revealed by the Ministry’s permanent secretary, Naipote Katonitabua while making submissions

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    Chaplain Reminds Students Of School’s Roots

Chaplain Reminds Students Of School’s Roots

Students of Queen Victoria School were reminded of their roots yesterday. They were also reminded to focus on God and their studies to reap dividends in the future and make

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    Overstay Numbers Drop

Overstay Numbers Drop

The director of Immigration Nemani Vuniwaqa yesterday said the number of overstayers in Fiji decreased from 600 last year to around 200 this year. He was making submissions before the

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    Child Articulates Events Once Reassured, Says CJ

Child Articulates Events Once Reassured, Says CJ

Chief Justice Anthony Gates reminded judges and magistrates that they must be vigilant when presiding over their courtrooms especially when dealing with a child. He made this statement while speaking

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    Our Film Industry Has Bright Future, Trade Minister Tells

Our Film Industry Has Bright Future, Trade Minister Tells

The film industry in Fiji has a bright future, says the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya. While launching the 2017 Kula Awards programme yesterday at the Film

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    Former QVS student put on stand over fake quake, tsunami prophecy

Former QVS student put on stand over fake quake, tsunami prophecy

  The Magistrates Court in Suva heard yesterday in the trial of Nadi Pastor, Leone Kacimaimuri, that a ‘hand-out’ stating a tsunami and earthquake would hit Fiji in June, 2010 

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Parliamentary Media Handbook Discussed

  Parliamentary Media  Handbook  Discussed

  Talks to publish a media handbook on Parliamentary reporting were held at a two-day workshop at the Holiday Inn

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Ex-Employees Still Owe Money For Not Giving Notice

  Ex-Employees Still Owe Money For Not Giving Notice

The Public Accounts Committee yesterday heard that a few former employees from the Department of Information still owed money to

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Parliamentary Standing Committee Terminations Because Of Corruption, Sick Sick Abuse: Auditor

  Parliamentary Standing Committee Terminations Because Of Corruption, Sick Sick Abuse: Auditor

Most of those terminated and suspended from the Judicial Department in 2014 were because of the misappropriation of funds and

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Support from Family Crucial for Women’s Success, says Vuniwaqa

  Support from Family Crucial for  Women’s Success, says Vuniwaqa

  Family support is crucial if we want women to succeed in economic development, says Minister for Women, Children and

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Solo Mum’s Business Independent All the Way

  Solo Mum’s Business Independent All the Way

Single mothers should learn to be independent: Duikete Single mother, Laca Duikete has managed her handicraft business for the past

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Training To Better Handle Medic Cases

  Training To Better Handle Medic Cases

Nurses and medical staff should have proper training to better handle emergency cases, says Clinical Professor, David Smart. The Royal

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Female Artists Showcase Passion For Art

  Female Artists Showcase Passion For Art

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says Fiji’s unique cultures and traditions must not loose their relevance.

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Organic Earth Fiji expands to Hong Kong

  Organic Earth Fiji expands to Hong Kong

  Businesswomen are more willing to implement systems and controls in their companies and do it in a more effective

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Fijian People Resilient, Says Aussie Minister

  Fijian People Resilient, Says Aussie Minister

The Multi-Faith National Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving was not only an event to commemorate the death and destruction brought

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Council’s Financial Reports Fail Compliance Test: CEO

  Council’s Financial Reports Fail Compliance Test: CEO

  Financial reports from the National Substances Abuse Advisory Council have failed to comply with international financial reporting standards (IFRS),

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Govt Plans One Year After TC Winston Event

  Govt Plans One Year After TC Winston Event

A plaque would be unveiled at the event to commemorate the 44 lives that were lost during the massive disaster

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Film productions Rake In $120.4m

  Film productions Rake In $120.4m

Film Fiji hosted 57 productions last year which generated around $120.4 million into the country. This was revealed by the

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Financial Records Disappeared From Files: Commissioner

  Financial Records Disappeared From Files: Commissioner

Financial records disappeared from the files of the Independent Legal Services Commission in 2014, it was disclosed yesterday. But the

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God’ is Answer To Climate Change: Karavaki

  God’ is  Answer To Climate Change:  Karavaki

Minister Seruiratu reveals TD04F caused around 11 million dollars of agricultural damage. SODELPA Opposition MP, Semesa Karavaki, yesterday claimed in

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Poll Operations Bill Debate to be Fast Tracked Tomorrow: A-G

  Poll Operations Bill Debate to be Fast Tracked Tomorrow: A-G

A Bill that will deal with the operational aspects of the next general elections is expected to be debated and

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Ministry Will Confiscate All Illegal Arms: Ratu Inoke

  Ministry Will  Confiscate All  Illegal Arms:  Ratu Inoke

The Minister for Defence and National Security, Ratu Inoke Kubuobola, yesterday reassured Parliament they were in the process of confiscating

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Akbar Tells Why Locums Boost Health Services

  Akbar Tells Why Locums Boost Health Services

Around 40 locums have joined the programme, the minister adds. Locums have improved the quality of health services around the

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PM Vows To Keep Momentum On Climate Fight

  PM Vows To Keep Momentum On  Climate Fight

Bainimarama devoted to putting together dedicated Fijian Secretariat to make preparations here, liaise with UNFCCC Secretariat.   The Prime Minister,

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Government Will Focus On Problem Solving: PM

  Government Will Focus On Problem Solving: PM

  The Government will continue to tackle problems faced by Fijians while Opposition play politics, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

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Kasavu Slip Repairs a Long Term Remedy: Bala

  Kasavu Slip Repairs a Long Term Remedy: Bala

The reinstatement of the road at Kasavu slip in Tailevu will not be a short term fix, says Parveen Bala.

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