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    TELS Helps Salaseini To Achieve Dream

TELS Helps Salaseini To Achieve Dream

  Salaseini Ratuvuku is thankful that the Tertiary Education Loans Scheme (TELS) helped her complete her law education. Ms Ratuvuku was at the admission cer­emony for newly-admitted lawyers at the

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    Sharmas Make Sacrifices To Have First Lawyer In Family

Sharmas Make Sacrifices To Have First Lawyer In Family

  The 26-year-old graduate stood beside her parents all smiles and proud that she was the first lawyer in her family Despite being financially limited the Shar­ma family still persevered

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    Groups Can Apply For YES

Groups Can Apply For YES

  Youths vying for the Young Entrepreneur Scheme (YES) can apply as a group to se­cure funding for an innovative business idea. While joint applications were lodged by en­trepreneurs to

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    Notable Drop In Number Of Teenage Pregnancies, Says Koroivueta

Notable Drop In Number Of Teenage Pregnancies, Says Koroivueta

  There has been a decline in the total cases of teenage pregnancies recorded in 2018 when compared to 2017. This was revealed by the Ministry of Women, Children and

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    Car Buyers Win High-End Mobile Phones

Car Buyers Win High-End Mobile Phones

Five lucky winners have won themselves a Samsung Gal­axy S9 mobile phone each from Auto World, Vatuwaqa, in Suva yesterday. Auto World Director Viren Lal said the promotional draw was

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    20 Head to India for Training at Top Institute

20 Head to India for Training at Top Institute

Twenty employees from the Fiji Sugar Corporation will un­dergo training at the Vas­antdada Sugar Institute (VSI) in India, sponsored by the Government of In­dia. They visited the Indian High Commissioner,

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    Workshop Enlightens Youth On Protection Of Ecological Resources

Workshop Enlightens Youth On Protection Of Ecological Resources

Special training on the impor­tance of protecting ecologi­cal (land and ocean based) resources to sustain not only this generation, but also that of the future generations as well has en­lightened

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    15,000 New Recipients Will Receive Assistance

15,000 New Recipients Will Receive Assistance

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is looking for­ward to provide 15,000 new recipients with assistance this year. The Permanent Secretary Dr Josefa Koroi­vueta said there were 78,570

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    Brazilian Couple’s Love For Nature, Environment, Health Extends To Fiji

Brazilian Couple’s Love For Nature, Environment, Health Extends To Fiji

A Brazilian couple, strong on nature, environment and health have fallen in love with Fiji. The title LoveandAction perfectly describes the couple. Love in its vast meaning, for each other

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BSP Life Provides Lunch, Gifts For Cancer-Stricken Children

  BSP Life Provides Lunch, Gifts For Cancer-Stricken Children

BSP Life hosted a Christmas lunch and gift distribution for eight cancer-stricken children from WOWS Kids and their families at

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Family Unhurt As Taxi Crashes Into Garage

  Family Unhurt As Taxi Crashes Into Garage

The tenants of a house along Rewa Street in Suva were rudely awoken when a taxi crashed into their garage

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Students Successfully Complete Employment Exposure Programme

  Students Successfully Complete Employment Exposure Programme

More than 50 secondary school students received a Certificate of Participa­tion from the School Employment Exposure Programme (SEEP) at the

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Exposure Programme A Learning Experience, Says Sandy

  Exposure Programme A Learning Experience, Says Sandy

Sandy Raiyawa believes her learning experi­ence under the School of Employment Exposure Pro­gramme was a success. Sandy received her Certifi­cate

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Raynav Gives Advice To Students Of Seep

  Raynav Gives Advice To Students Of Seep

Your hardest times will lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep the faith, it will surely be worth

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Improve Health Standards Of Employees, Sharma Tells Seminar

  Improve Health Standards Of  Employees, Sharma Tells Seminar

The Government should provide some sort of incentive to subsidise health checkups for its employees. This issue was raised by

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Breast Cancer Is Most Common In Fiji, Says Minister Of Health

  Breast Cancer Is Most Common  In Fiji, Says Minister Of Health

In Fiji, breast cancer has over­taken cervical cancer as the most common cancer. This was highlighted by the Min­ster for

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Japan funds maritime safety, security equipment for Police

  Japan funds maritime safety, security equipment for Police

Because of off-seasonal flooding dur­ing the cyclone period funding given by the Japanese Government will boost the capability of Police

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Public Trustee Makes $500,000 Payment To Govt

  Public Trustee Makes $500,000 Payment To Govt

The Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Limited (FPTCL) has made a dividend payment of $500,000 to Government. The cheque handover took

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Club Bags $50,000 From Movember Awareness

  Club Bags $50,000 From Movember Awareness

The Suva Golden Oldies Rugby Club (SGORC) has collected $50,000 from their Movember Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Club vice president

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Prof Chandra Pegs Uni Decade Success On Govt’s Policy

  Prof Chandra Pegs Uni Decade Success On Govt’s Policy

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) success in the last decade has been part­ly the result of the Govern­ment’s

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Best Trainee Makes Mum Proud

  Best Trainee Makes Mum Proud

Witnessing her son’s grad­uation was something Marica Mulo had long been waiting for. Sekaia Tawake, 26, graduated from the National

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Japan Boosts Three Rural Schools

  Japan Boosts Three Rural Schools

The Japanese Government has reinforced its dedication towards education in Fiji by granting financial assistance to three schools of more

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Activist: Need For Better SIDS Represented In Climate Decisions

  Activist: Need For Better SIDS Represented In Climate Decisions

There needs to be better representation of Small Is­land Development States (SIDS) at an international level in global climate decision

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Rabuka: I Welcome Criticism In Parliament

  Rabuka: I Welcome Criticism In Parliament

The Leader of the Opposition and SODELPA Member of Parlia­ment, Sitiveni Rabuka, says he welcomes criticism in Parliament. Mr Rabuka

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Tuivakali Ready to Serve Students

  Tuivakali Ready to Serve Students

Peceli Tuivakali knew it was his calling when he realised in primary school that he wanted to be a school

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Sister Sereana’s Passion For Teaching Now A Reality

  Sister Sereana’s Passion For Teaching Now A Reality

Sister Sereana Naqarase’s pas­sion of sharing her life with children made her pursue a career in primary school teach­ing. Ms

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Faaizah Exemplifies Hard Work

  Faaizah Exemplifies Hard Work

Suva Muslim College Overall Outstanding Student and Year 13 Dux Faaizah Ali exemplifies what hard work can achieve. She said

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LGBTIQ+ Community Claims Disaster Plan Exclusion

  LGBTIQ+ Community Claims Disaster Plan Exclusion

People of the LGBTIQ+ commu­nity are excluded from evacu­ation plans during natural disasters in Fiji, a study reveals. Amasai Jeke

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Divyesh’s Hard Work Leads To Dux Award

  Divyesh’s Hard Work Leads To Dux Award

Trial tests had paved the way for Di­vyesh Chandra to win the dux award this year for Yat Sen Primary

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