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    Ministry of Health and Medical  Services Looks Into Typhoid Cases

Ministry of Health and Medical Services Looks Into Typhoid Cases

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is closely monitoring the typhoid cases reported on Moturiki Island in the Lomaiviti Group. A total of 13 patients who were diagnosed with

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    Farmers Use  Illegal Bug  Killer: Officials

Farmers Use Illegal Bug Killer: Officials

‘No pesticide may be used, offered for sale or sold in Fiji unless such pesticide has been registered with the Registrar of Pesticides’ A recent field survey by the Ministry of

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    Levuka Businesses Reminded Of Minimum Wage

Levuka Businesses Reminded Of Minimum Wage

The Minister for Employment, Industrial Relations and Productivity Jone Usamate reminded the business community in Levuka that it is necessary to have a healthy workers and employer’s relationship in enhancing

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    Seruiratu Visits Macuata Farmers and Govt Stations

Seruiratu Visits Macuata Farmers and Govt Stations

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Devel­opment and National Disas­ter Management Inia Seruiratu continued his Northern Division tour meeting with farmers in Mac­uata and inspected Government Stations in the

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    Reforms for bus driver eligibility criteria,seek qualified drivers

Reforms for bus driver eligibility criteria,seek qualified drivers

The new amendment seeks to bring down  the eligibilty age  from 21 years to 18 years. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) have announced

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    Ministry Assists Taxi Body In Moving Forward Towards Elections

Ministry Assists Taxi Body In Moving Forward Towards Elections

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Permanent Secretary Salaseini Daunabuna who is also the Registrar of Industrial Associations held a meeting on Monday with the Fiji Taxi Association

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    National Tsunami Drill Expected For October

National Tsunami Drill Expected For October

A National Tsunami Drill will be conducted in Fiji in late October to raise levels of preparedness and practical evacuation experience for tsunamis. Initiated by the Government to minimise disaster risks

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    Attorney-General Meets Asian Development Bank’s New Pacific Director-General

Attorney-General Meets Asian Development Bank’s New Pacific Director-General

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum reviewed Fiji’s ongoing projects in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and explored new opportunities for co-operation between Fiji and the ADB

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    Pests: Use Boiling Water To Destroy Black Ants’ Nest: Agriculture

Pests: Use Boiling Water To Destroy Black Ants’ Nest: Agriculture

One of the cultural measures in getting rid of white-footed black ants is to destroy the ants’ nest with boiling water. According to a press release from DEPTFO News, the

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A-G Talks Budget with Vilalevu Farmers

  A-G Talks Budget with Vilalevu Farmers

Sigatoka River community learn more about issues concerning national budget. Acting Prime Minister and Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, on Saturday,

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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

  Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is currently on tour in

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Teachers First in Nationwide Roadshow For All Civil Servants

  Teachers First in Nationwide Roadshow For All Civil Servants

A series of nationwide roadshows to give Fijian civil servants the facts on government’s civil service reform agenda and correct the

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Couples Graduate From Farm Training

  Couples Graduate From Farm Training

Ten couples have graduated from the Farming Couples Course (FCC) at the Tutu Training Centre in Taveuni recently. The six-month

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Ministry Updates on Taxi Body Inquiry

  Ministry Updates on Taxi Body Inquiry

In May this year, the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Permanent Secretary who is also the Registrar of

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Subdivisional Hospital Scoops Award For Best Baby Friendly Hospital

  Subdivisional Hospital Scoops Award For Best Baby Friendly Hospital

The Bua Subdivisional Hospital in Nabouwalu was awarded the National Baby Friendly Hospital award yesterday. This was during an official

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President Konrote Receives Credentials From New Japanese Ambassador

  President Konrote Receives Credentials From New Japanese Ambassador

The President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, on Thursday received the credentials of the Ambassador of Japan, Masahiro Omura at the

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Ratu Inoke Completes Crime Prevention Dialogue

  Ratu Inoke Completes Crime Prevention Dialogue

The Minister of Defence and National Security, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, completed a two-day dialogue with crime prevention committees in the

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PM Challenges Kadavu Students

  PM Challenges Kadavu Students

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has called on students of Kadavu to continue to study hard and focus on their education.

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Korean Youths Keen On Volunteer Work With Fijians

  Korean Youths  Keen On Volunteer Work With Fijians

Korean youths have expressed their interest in youth work and volunteering to the Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou,

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STAR Addresses Data shortage

  STAR Addresses Data shortage

Participants at the Science, Technology and Resources Network (STAR) conference currently underway in Nadi were informed of the progress of

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STAR Network Adopts Interim Constitution

  STAR Network Adopts Interim Constitution

The Science, Technology and Resources (STAR) Network has adopted its first ever interim STAR Constitution. This was done during the

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Play With Pride: PM Tells Flying Fijians

  Play With Pride: PM Tells Flying Fijians

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama last evening presented the Vodafone Flying Fijians their jerseys at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva.

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Expert Tables Report On Fiji At Human Rights Council

  Expert Tables Report On Fiji At Human Rights Council

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance Mutuma Ruteere delivered his

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India Contributes F$2.02 Million Towards Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

  India Contributes F$2.02 Million Towards Fiji’s COP23 Presidency

Prime Minister and incoming COP23 President, Voreqe Bainimarama, yesterday received a cheque donation of F$2.02 million from the Indian government

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Agri Ministry Encourages Yam Farming

  Agri Ministry Encourages Yam Farming

The Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging more farmers to participate in planting yams and meet the increasing demands in the

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Seruiratu Briefs FAO Director General On COP23 Work

  Seruiratu Briefs FAO Director General On COP23 Work

Climate Champion and Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Inia Seruiratu, met with the UN

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President Receives Non-Resident Ethiopian Envoy

  President Receives Non-Resident Ethiopian Envoy

President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote yesterday received the credentials from the non-resident Ambassador of Ethiopia Tirfu Kidanemariam. Ambassador Kidanemariam presented

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Usamate Takes Action On Misbehaved Seasonal Workers

  Usamate Takes Action On Misbehaved Seasonal Workers

Seasonal workers that damage Fiji’s reputation will not be considered for future seasonal work employment opportunities for four years. This

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200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

  200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

The Namara Village Solar Mini Project worth over $3 million in Kadavu is expected to benefit more than 200 people.

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