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    ‘New Punjas Medical Centre Unique’

‘New Punjas Medical Centre Unique’

The Prime Minister, in officially opening the new Punjas Medical Centre in Lautoka yesterday, made a very special mention of its unique design and features. PM Voreqe Bainimarama said this

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    Tavua Residents Urged To Take Precaution Against Dengue Fever

Tavua Residents Urged To Take Precaution Against Dengue Fever

The Assistant Minister for Health Veena Bhatnagar has reminded the residents of Tavua to carry out precautionary measures to avoid contracting dengue fever. Earlier this week the Minister for Health

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    Bhatnagar Emotional On Elderly

Bhatnagar Emotional On Elderly

The Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services, Veena Bhatnagar yesterday called on members of the public to look after their elderly relatives instead of dumping them at senior citizen

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    Union Helps Educate Kids

Union Helps Educate Kids

The National Farmers Union has pitched in to help Fijian children, especially the needy, to get an education. The union holds its annual Farmers Carnival in Lautoka and $15,000 collected

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    New Facilities To Improve Service

New Facilities To Improve Service

The $4-million extension of the Lautoka Corrections Centre in Natabua is expected to better corrections service and its delivery, says Commissioner of Corrections Lieutenant-Colonel Ifereimi Vasu. “This is our major

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    Punjas Bring Smiles To Health Pair

Punjas Bring Smiles To Health Pair

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, yesterday signed a memorandum of agreement and received the keys to the Punjas Health Centre in Lautoka. The new health centre

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    Kumar Follows In Parents’ Footsteps

Kumar Follows In Parents’ Footsteps

Fiji National University graduate Ajit Ajay Kumar has followed in the footsteps of his parents. Mr Kumar, 20, of Ba, graduated with a Higher Education Diploma in Primary Teaching in

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    Mother Proud Of Daughter

Mother Proud Of Daughter

Witnessing her eldest child graduate was a dream come true for 46-year-old mother, Sainimere Matiavi. Mrs Matiavi was among proud parents who watched their children graduate at the Fiji National

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    From Librarian To Teacher

From Librarian To Teacher

Thirty-seven-year-old Joselyn Roy, a former school librarian, has graduated to become a teacher. Ms Roy was among 700 or so students who graduated from Lautoka Teachers College yesterday. “Being a

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RFMF Presents ireguregu

  RFMF Presents ireguregu

A Republic of the Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) delegation led by Commander Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga presented a ireguregu (tribute) to

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More Civic Pride Detected

  More Civic Pride Detected

The attitude of Lautoka residents is changing, says the city’s acting Chief Executive Officer Gynesh Rao. “Before we had people

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Lololo Forestry’s Restocking Plan

  Lololo Forestry’s Restocking Plan

The Lautoka-based Lololo Forestry Company will be replanting on 1500 hectares this year as part of what it calls a

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Ready To Serve

  Ready To Serve

Former Disaster Management Committee director, Manasa Tagicakibau is looking forward to take up his new role as the Commissioner Western.

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Ratu Epeli Urges Unity, Tolerance

  Ratu Epeli Urges Unity, Tolerance

Muslims should stand firm in their faith, says the President of Fiji Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. He was speaking during the

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Ahmadiyyas Gather In Lautoka

  Ahmadiyyas Gather In Lautoka

About 300 Ahmadiyya Muslims gathered at the Rizwan Mosque in Lautoka to listen to the teachings of Prophet Muhammad. The

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Military To Honour Late Vaniqi

  Military To Honour Late Vaniqi

The Republic of the Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) will honour the late Manasa Vaniqi. The RFMF Land Force Commander, Colonel

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Koya Reminds Muslims

  Koya Reminds Muslims

Muslims have been reminded to uphold and spread the teachings of Prophet Muhammad. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism

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PM Visits Home

  PM Visits Home

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama paid a surprise visit yesterday to senior residents and staff members of the Golden Age Home

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Sad Day For Vaniqi Family

  Sad Day For Vaniqi Family

Mrs Meiva Setoka Vaniqi vividly recalls the last time she saw her husband, Manasa Vaniqi, a few days ago. Little

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Bau Chief Pays Tribute To Vaniqi

  Bau Chief Pays Tribute To Vaniqi

Bau high chief, Ratu George Kadavulevu Cakobau yesterday paid tribute to the former Permanent Secretary for Sugar, Mr Manasa Vaniqi.

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Western Correction Services Commended

  Western  Correction  Services Commended

The Correction Services in the Western Division has been commended for its exemplary work last year. Commissioner of Corrections Lieutenant-Colonel

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Farmer Discovers Termites Affecting Sugarcane Yield

  Farmer Discovers Termites  Affecting Sugarcane Yield

Discovering your crop to be infesting termites is the least of what any farmer wants. But 63-year-old Qalitu farmer Nand

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Drug Accused Denied Bail

  Drug Accused Denied Bail

A 38-year-old Australian citizen appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the $30 million drug bust in

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Another Drug Suspect To Appear In Court Today

  Another Drug Suspect To Appear In Court  Today

Another drug suspect, an Australian citizen, will appear at the Lautoka Magistrates Court this morning. The suspect is also allegedly

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Heroin Seized Not Destined For Fiji

  Heroin Seized Not Destined For Fiji

The 30 kilograms of heroin seized at Lautoka Wharf last week was not destined for Fiji. This was revealed by

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Lyons’ Love For Fiji

  Lyons’ Love For Fiji

Former celebrity and TV personality Darryn Lyons was in the country during the last two days. He was among the

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Local Government Forum Priority Plan

  Local Government Forum Priority Plan

Local government is the crucible in which complex processes of development, governance, transformation and living standards become vibrant, says Parveen

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$30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged

  $30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged

Lautoka businessman Shahid Khan has been named and charged in the case involving the importation of heroin. A bail and

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$30m Drug Bust

  $30m Drug  Bust

Fiji is again the centre of a major drug investigation. This follows the confiscation of 30 kilograms of heroin worth

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