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    Working Mother Gives Up Job To Be A Vendor

Working Mother Gives Up Job To Be A Vendor

Getting up early in the morning and doing all her household chores before going to work was too difficult for Urmila Devi. Eight years ago she told herself that that

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    Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats

Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats

The abundance of fresh foods grown in the sun fascinates Lute Berends and his wife Nicole. The couple from Netherlands have been living in Suva the last 16 months shop

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    Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs

Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs

Katarina Qalomai’s earnings as a garment factory worker and then a kitchen hand at a tea house were not sufficient so she decided to run a stall at the Valelevu

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    Fijian Activist For Global Climate Action Summit

Fijian Activist For Global Climate Action Summit

A climate change activist will represent Fiji and those from the Pacific affected by climate change at the Global Cli­mate Action Summit to be held in San Francisco next month.

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    Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

Fiji-born Benjamin (Ben) Ashkettle runs more than 250 kilometres every week in preparation for marathons he takes part in around the world. The Island Chill marathon defending champion Mr Ashkettle,

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    Bachelor, Entrepreneur Shops For Many Reasons

Bachelor, Entrepreneur Shops For Many Reasons

Bachelor and young entrepreneur Nilesh Raj Narayan is a natural when it comes to shopping. It is because he has been shopping for his family for than a decade at

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    Dayals Sell Yaqona, Spices And Everything Nice

Dayals Sell Yaqona, Spices And Everything Nice

Giving up her career as a credit officer is paying dividends to company director, Shirley Dayal. “I gave up my job to be here, to be beside him (her husband)

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    Lack Of Funds Hinders Removal Of Derelict Vessels

Lack Of Funds Hinders Removal Of Derelict Vessels

Although funding is always a hindrance, Fiji Ports Corporation Limited is do­ing its best to ensure that derelict vessels are removed from the har­bour especially the old abandoned wreckages, so

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    World’s Fastest Super Yacht A Regular In The Malolo Waters

World’s Fastest Super Yacht A Regular In The Malolo Waters

The world’s fastest super yacht, The Dragonfly, has been snapped anchored out at sea off Musket Cove Island Resort since the weekend. The stunning 73-metre boat is worth $80 million

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HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols

  HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols

New Zealand navy patrol vessel, the HMNZS Taupo, is expected in Suva this week to spend the next three months

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Apolonia Sells Her Harvest For Church Tithe

  Apolonia Sells Her Harvest For Church Tithe

Grandmother of three Apolonia Tuikoroalau only comes to sell her produce at the market for her tithe. The last time

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Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

  Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

Island students studying in Fiji should pull their resources together for food. Mother of two, Jasmine Henry from the Federated

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Asilika’s Graduation a Special Gift for Her Mother

  Asilika’s Graduation a Special Gift for Her Mother

Tears slowly trickled down Alesi Tat­avola’s face yesterday as her daughter Asilika Esiteri lined-up to receive her National Certificate Level

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Shayal defers celebration to Mother’s Day

  Shayal defers celebration to Mother’s Day

Shayal Prasad thanked her lucky stars because her graduation was two days short of Mother’s Day. Ms Prasad was one

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Thumbs up for Technical College: Navishiek

  Thumbs up for Technical College: Navishiek

  Navishiek Nihal Prasad knows his parents’ expectations are high; he knows that he does not have the capability to

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Gift Package Helps Arieta

  Gift Package Helps Arieta

Arieta Valetuvu of Deuba Village, in Serua soon after receiving her Cooking and Pastry Making package said she would start

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Technical College Raises Standards Of Tradesmen, Women

  Technical College Raises Standards Of Tradesmen, Women

  Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate yesterday said that unemployment has dropped from 7.1 per cent

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Customer Service Stint Boosts Woman Cabbie’s Business

  Customer Service Stint Boosts Woman Cabbie’s Business

Mother of four Elenoa Rokotabula Vueti has been knocked down so many times; she had always picked herself up and

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Disqualified Tuvusa’s Second Attempt Failed

  Disqualified Tuvusa’s Second Attempt Failed

Disqualified senior boys’ 200 metres runner Shane Tuvusa’s lone sec­ond attempt in laying his hands on either three medals failed

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I’m humbled: Young

  I’m humbled: Young

Heleina Young in her final year at St Joseph’s Second­ary School came back bet­ter. She not only broke two records,

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Centenarian Nun Sister Angela Passes Away At 101

  Centenarian Nun Sister Angela Passes Away At 101

She served in Fiji for 42 years as a secondary school teacher at St Joseph’s Secondary School, a teacher helper

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Food Varieties Give Regional Students Better Selection

  Food Varieties Give Regional Students Better Selection

Western Samoan University of the South Pacific students Rachael Reti and LeiluaAfatia have been friends from high school and that

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Selling at the Market Assists Luveitasau Overcome Shyness

  Selling at the Market Assists Luveitasau Overcome Shyness

Being a vendor at the Centrepoint market in Suva has brought Mosese Luveitasau out of his shell. The 53-year-old father

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Local Giant Extends Arm

  Local Giant Extends Arm

Fiji’s biggest local shipping company is setting its sight at extending its services to the Pacific region. Goundar Shipping Limited

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Aspiring Surveyor Isei Gives His Parents A Break

  Aspiring Surveyor Isei  Gives His Parents A Break

While his peers are enjoying their end of the school year holidays Isei Baleilevuka has been giving his parents a

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Father Of Six Sticks To Budget While Shopping

  Father Of Six Sticks To Budget While Shopping

Father of six Temaiana Ieita, 39, sticks to his budget when it is his turn to do the shopping for

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Sunken Southern Phoenix To Be Removed Next Year: MSAF

  Sunken Southern Phoenix To Be Removed Next Year: MSAF

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) chief executive of­ficer John Tunidau said that the sunken Southern Phoenix is ex­pected to

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Goundar Shipping Gives Christmas Discount On Fares

  Goundar Shipping Gives Christmas Discount On Fares

Passengers travelling to Savusavu and Taveuni on the Lomaiviti Princess V’s maiden trip and during Christmas are being given a

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FPCL Stands By Its Port Control Measures Decision

  FPCL Stands By Its Port Control Measures Decision

  The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited stands by its decision to implement control measures in its continuous effort to mitigate

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