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    Recognise Yams, Ministry Urges

Recognise Yams, Ministry Urges

The importance of yams was stressed during the Northern Agriculture Show at Subrail Park in Labasa this week. The Ministry of Agriculture has highlighted yam cultivation to farmers and its

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    Mandarin Galore

Mandarin Galore

The Northern Agriculture show in Labasa has pulled people from all around Vanua Levu. Dakuniba village ladies Amelia Aqela, Maria Madrana and Ruta Rauludugua travelled all the way from Buca

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    Man, 26, Charged With Rape

Man, 26, Charged With Rape

A 26-year-old man who was charged with rape appeared at the High Court in Labasa yesterday. The man who was alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman appeared before Justice

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    New Bridge Brings Hope For Villagers, Farmers

New Bridge Brings Hope For Villagers, Farmers

Bulileka residents and farmers outside Labasa have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the new Boca Bridge today. The bridge, which has been under urgent construction, organised by Fiji Roads

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    Rape Case Moved To High Court

Rape Case Moved To High Court

A father, who was charged with eight counts of rape, appeared at the Labasa Magistrates Court last Friday. The 47-year-old man, who was alleged to have raped his daughter on

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    Reddy Praises North Schools

Reddy Praises North Schools

School managers in the Northern Division have been praised for their good work. Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Mahendra Reddy made the positive comments when he opened the Northern

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    Schools ‘Misuse Government Grant’

Schools ‘Misuse Government Grant’

Twenty per cent of school management around Fiji misused school grants given by Government, says the Minister for Education. This was revealed by Mahendra Reddy while opening the Northern Division

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    Ramabuke Scoops Crown

Ramabuke Scoops Crown

First-year Then India Sanmarga Ikya (TISI) Sangam Nursing School student Elena Roberta Ramabuke (Miss Taveuni) was crowned the Duavata Northern Crime Prevention Carnival in front of a packed crowd at

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    Copra Millers Board Approves Refinery

Copra Millers Board Approves Refinery

A combination of factors has forced Copra Millers Fiji Limited to re-strategise its role for the next six months. The Copra Millers Fiji Limited board has approved to setup its

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Fashion Show At 30,000 Feet

  Fashion Show At 30,000 Feet

Fiji’s first Fashion Flight is all set to be staged at 30,000 feet in the air, during a Fiji Airways

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Widow Gets Suspended Sentence For Defilement

  Widow Gets Suspended Sentence For Defilement

A widow has been given a suspended jail term for defilement. The victim is a 15-year-old student. The woman, who

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Lodge Con Complaints, Police Urge Public

  Lodge Con Complaints, Police Urge Public

The Fiji Police are urging people to lodge complaints if they have been conned or blackmailed by people on social

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Kumar Leases Out His Own Tractor

  Kumar Leases Out His Own Tractor

Meet Jagdish Kumar of Waiqele who leases out his tractor to sugarcane farmers. Mr Kumar is a retired farmer living

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Carnival Opening Draws Big Crowd

  Carnival Opening Draws Big Crowd

The people of the North flooded Labasa Town yesterday, not only to catch a glimpse of the 26 contestants competing

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Association Pushes For Change In Attitudes

  Association Pushes For Change In Attitudes

A team from the Psychiatric Survivors Association led by projects officer Jese Mamanavesi and two volunteers conducted activities at various

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Opetaia’s Hard Work Bears Fruit

  Opetaia’s Hard Work Bears Fruit

Though she operates a small- scale fish selling business in Labasa, Laauto Opetaia never thought that one day she be

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Farmer Can’t Believe Victims Still Alive

  Farmer Can’t Believe  Victims Still Alive

Three days after the Coqeloa horrific van accident Shrish Chand still can’t believe the victims are still alive. The Coqeloa

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Work Hard, Reddy Tells Students

  Work Hard, Reddy Tells Students

Northern students have been encouraged to work hard and become knowledge-based citizens in the future. The Minister for Education, Heritage

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Van Driver Yet To Be Questioned

  Van Driver Yet To Be Questioned

Francis Lee, the driver of the ill-fated van that veered off the road on Tuesday at Coqeloa outside Labasa, is

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13,000 Donors Top Up Supply

  13,000 Donors Top Up Supply

More than 13,000 people voluntarily gave blood to assist the Fiji National Blood Service last year. This was revealed by

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Koro Pair Brave Travel For Check-up

  Koro Pair Brave Travel For Check-up

Miliana Vivita and Vasenai Tamani travelled from island in the Lomaiviti Group to take advantage of the free medical check-up

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North Leaders Learn Better Communication

  North Leaders Learn Better Communication

Village headmen, police officers and civil servants in Labasa have learned the art of effective communication. Participants attended a one-day

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People Want Bigger, Better

  People Want Bigger, Better

People in the North are looking forward to a bigger and better Duavata Crime Prevention Carnival this year, says chairperson

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26 In Biggest Fest Launch

  26 In Biggest Fest Launch

The Northern Duavata Crime Prevention Carnival will present its 26 contestants this weekend at the Banana Leaf Restaurant in Labasa.

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Man Begs To Earn Extra Cash For House

  Man Begs To Earn Extra Cash For House

A 44-year-old man is still begging on the streets of Labasa despite being a social welfare recipient. But crawling and

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Support Boosts Girls

  Support Boosts Girls

The support of parents has boosted young girls to participate in this competition, says Northern Urdu Workgroup committee president Daud

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Prakash Has A Plan To Keep His Farm

  Prakash Has A Plan To Keep His Farm

Batikama sugarcane farmer, Dharmendra Prakash, who has been farming sugarcane for the past 35 years, has set out his retirement

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Nasekula Church Raises $16K

  Nasekula Church Raises $16K

The Nasekula Methodist Church circuit raised more than $16,000 in a two-day fundraising at Nabalesi compound in Nasekula Village which

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Vatudamu, Naqere In Community Day

  Vatudamu, Naqere In Community Day

The Vatudamu and Naqere communities in Savusavu celebrated their community day in a big way last Friday. Community leader John

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