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    PM Praises Peacekeepers’ Proud Legacy

PM Praises Peacekeepers’ Proud Legacy

Fijian peacekeepers who are serving abroad carry on a proud Fijian legacy that stretches far back as the First World War. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made these remarks at the

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    Family Counts Blessings As House Gutted By Fire

Family Counts Blessings As House Gutted By Fire

A family in Wakanisila, Kalabu, are counting their blessing after a fire completely engulfed a neighbouring home yesterday. Koula Tabaki said it had been in the early hours of Sunday,

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    Charges Against Ex Foreign Affairs Staff Member Received By ODPP

Charges Against Ex Foreign Affairs Staff Member Received By ODPP

The Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has received a Police file concerning criminal charges against a Ministry of Foreign Affairs former staff member. The ODPP confirmed they

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    21st Anniversary Of Navakavu MPA

21st Anniversary Of Navakavu MPA

The Yavusa Navakavu yester­day marked its 21st anniver­sary of the Navakavu Ma­rine Protected Area (MPA). Chairman of the Navakavu Trus­tees Development Committee Seveci Naisilisili said this was the Yavusa o

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    Government Supports First Tribe Plan

Government Supports First Tribe Plan

The Fijian Government has stepped forward and pledged its support towards the first Yavusa (tribe) that has come up with its very own first financing Strategic Revitalisation Plan for the

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    Senior Civil Servant Dies After Short Illness

Senior Civil Servant Dies After Short Illness

University of the South Pacif­ic (USP) law student Remy Naqali left home yesterday after receiving well wishes from her 54-year-old father for her final exams. Little did she know that

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    Fijian Passport Soon, Rida Thanks PM

Fijian Passport Soon, Rida Thanks PM

Lebanese-born Rida Senibulu will soon realise his and his mother’s dream. The 17-year-old’s blue Fijian pass­port is on its way to Beirut. Rida’s mother is Lebanese and father is a

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    Foreshore Kill Victim Laid To Rest

Foreshore Kill Victim Laid To Rest

Twenty-three-year-old Akuila Salavuki, who was found dead at the Suva foreshore a week ago, was laid to rest at the Tacirua Village Cemetery yesterday. The funeral church service was held

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     Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

The Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, will not interfere in a matter regarding the Na­tional Federation Party (NFP) and a Government Member of Parliament. A letter is understood to

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Grandfather, 70, Dies In Fire, Waila Family Lose All

  Grandfather, 70, Dies In Fire, Waila Family Lose All

  It was a family trip gone wrong for members only to receive news that a family member had died

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Editorial: Help For Our Peacekeeping Operations Most Welcome

  Editorial: Help For Our Peacekeeping Operations Most Welcome

This support is timely too. It comes at a time when the RFMF is set to celebrate 40 years of

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PM: We Invited Royals

  PM: We Invited Royals

Newly – wed royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been invited to Fiji, it was revealed last

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Cheers Erupt As A-G Hands Out Taxi Permits

  Cheers Erupt As A-G Hands Out Taxi Permits

Forty-three Fijians officially received their taxi permits from the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at Albert Park Pa­vilion

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Taskforce Looks Into Business Response To Care Initiative

  Taskforce Looks Into Business Response To Care Initiative

The Fiji Consumer and Competition Commission (FCCC) will not hesitate to exercise its powers strictly on al­legations against traders through

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Radrodro Is Best-Dressed Male MP

  Radrodro Is Best-Dressed Male MP

Fiji Sun’s pick for best-dressed MP during Thursday’s Par­liament sitting was SODEL­PA’s Aseri Radrodro. The Shadow Minister for Econo­my looked

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Bala Clarifies Formalisation Of Informal Settlements

  Bala Clarifies Formalisation Of Informal Settlements

Minister for Local Government Parveen Bala expressed his frus­tration over SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula in Parliament yesterday. This comes after

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National Sports Day Effective: Mp Tuitubou

  National Sports Day Effective: Mp Tuitubou

National Sports and Wellness Day on June 29 this year is focused on involving all Fijians to be more aware

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Bala Clarifies Sunken Ship Issues In Levuka

  Bala Clarifies Sunken Ship Issues In Levuka

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala has clarified that any sunken vessels within the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL)

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250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market

  250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market

‘The Laqere market is progressing well with the main building construction nearing completion. It’s almost 85 per cent done’ More

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Positive Results For Seasonal Workers

  Positive Results For Seasonal Workers

A total of 131 women have participated in the Seasonal Workers Programme (SWP) in New-Zealand and Australia since 2015. Minister

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Review For Tabled Treaties

  Review For Tabled Treaties

Two treaties were tabled in Parliament yesterday by the acting Prime Minis­ter and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum for review. The Agreement

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Diving Accidents Have Decreased By 40%, Says Minister Usamate

  Diving Accidents Have Decreased By 40%, Says Minister Usamate

Safety inspection guidelines are developed by the ministry and awareness sessions conducted for employers, suppliers and owners of diving equipment

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MP Nawaikula’s Debate Time Cut Short

  MP Nawaikula’s Debate Time Cut Short

A point of order was raised in Parliament last night against Opposition SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula. Minister for Fisheries Semi

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Minister Usamate Looks Into Mistreatment Of Workers

  Minister Usamate Looks Into Mistreatment Of Workers

Measures have been taken to curb complaints from the hotel industry and the ministry has been taking reactive measures Minister

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System Detects 200 Child Labour Cases

  System Detects 200 Child Labour Cases

Through the establishment of a Labour Inspection System on Child Labour within the Ministry for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relation,

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Members Of Parliament Heap Praise On Peacekeeper

  Members Of Parliament Heap Praise On Peacekeeper

The first Fijian woman to get the top job in a United Nations peacekeeping mis­sion Unaisi Bolatolu-Vuniwaqa was given high

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Fijians Can Now Access Information From Agencies And Govt Ministries

  Fijians Can Now Access Information From Agencies And Govt Ministries

The Act now gives effect to sections 25 and 150 of the 2013 Fijian Constitution Fijians can now access information

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BIG WIN FOR LANDOWNERS

  BIG WIN FOR LANDOWNERS

They will, for the first time, get royalties from mineral mining-80% and Govt retains 20% All landowners will, for the

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Looking Good, Mr Sudhakar: Fiji Sun Pick For Best Suited

  Looking Good, Mr Sudhakar: Fiji Sun Pick For Best Suited

  Government Member of Parliament Ashneel Sudhakar dressed to the nines yesterday. He was pictured (right), with his perfect-fit suit,

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