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    French Navy Vessel La Moqueuse Makes Fifth Call

French Navy Vessel La Moqueuse Makes Fifth Call

  French navy vessel La Moqueuse called into the Suva Port last Friday in its fifth call to replenish its supplies’ is here for security and supply. The last time

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    Farming Community Prepares For Ram Leela

Farming Community Prepares For Ram Leela

The event will showcase the re-enactment of the life of Lord Rama   After a lapse of two years, the Shri Sanatan Dharam Ram Bhakt Hanuman Mandir in Nasau, Nadi

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    Relocation Pleases Nauouo Villagers

Relocation Pleases Nauouo Villagers

Government praised for its assistance.   The 119 villagers of Nauouo in Ovalau are thankful to the Fijian Government’s plans for assisting them in their successful relocation. When Tropical Cyclone

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    Heritage Homes To Be Fixed In September: Bainimarama

Heritage Homes To Be Fixed In September: Bainimarama

PM tells talanoa session how delay caused by wrong listing being given.   Heritage homes and buildings in Levuka, Ovalau, will be repaired in September. The confirmation came from Prime

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    Accepted at Last

Accepted at Last

Zaiheen Mohammed, 11, with a rare brain condition, has always wanted to join other children in a normal school. But his application for enrolment was rejected because the schools did

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    26 New Electrical Beds To Furnish Labasa Hospital

26 New Electrical Beds To Furnish Labasa Hospital

Hammond Care Health and Hospitals from Australia steps in again to provide immediate needs.   Hammond Care Health and Hospitals is delighted once again to attend to the Labasa Hospital’s

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    RKS Boarders Safe

RKS Boarders Safe

Five-hundred-and-eighty-four student boarders of Ratu Kadavulevu School (RKS) in Tailevu are safe. Vice Principal Pio Veivoli said they experienced heavy rain and harsh winds yesterday as they felt some effects

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    Reconstruction In Vanuabalavu Complete Post Tc Winston

Reconstruction In Vanuabalavu Complete Post Tc Winston

The first images to emerge from the damages and destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston in Vanuabalavu came from the neighbouring island Mago – pri­vately owned by actor Mel Gibson.

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    Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

Yesterday was a sad day, a day of sombre reflection for the Fijian people as we commemorated the second anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said. He

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EDITORIAL: We Cannot Become Complacent In Our Climate Change Campaign

  EDITORIAL: We Cannot Become Complacent In Our Climate Change Campaign

Two years ago yesterday, Tropical Cyclone Winston, our first Category 5 cyclone and strongest ever to make landfall in the

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School Structures Now Safer: A-G

  School Structures Now Safer: A-G

Most schools that were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Winston were not structurally sound. The buildings were not certified by engineers

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Highland Students Celebrate New Facilities

  Highland Students Celebrate New Facilities

Perched high in the mountains and miles away from Ba town, the children of Nakoroboya Primary School thought that Mother

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Young Winston Survivor Meets Govt Ministers

  Young Winston Survivor Meets Govt Ministers

An eight-month old baby who survived 14 hours in a cool­er or ice box (Esky) during Tropical Cyclone Winston in

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Thomson Says Recovery Of Our Coral Reefs After Winston Strong

  Thomson Says Recovery Of Our  Coral Reefs After Winston Strong

Fiji’s very own Peter Thomson is happy that our coral reefs have recovered well after the devastation caused by Tropical

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A BIRTHDAY TREAT…

  A BIRTHDAY TREAT…

The Office of the President and members of the disciplined forces yesterday hosted a surprise afternoon tea for President Major-General

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Water Source For Naqaidamu Village

  Water Source For Naqaidamu Village

Ever since the destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston on the island of Koro, villagers of Naqaidamu had to find

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Bainimarama Tells: Why I Took Up COP Presidency

  Bainimarama Tells: Why I  Took Up COP Presidency

The devastation left behind by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston sharpened Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s determination to make Fiji more climate

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EDITORIAL: The Lesson That School Prize-giving Teaches All Of Us

  EDITORIAL: The Lesson That School Prize-giving Teaches  All Of Us

The school prize-giving and graduation season is well underway. Your favourite newspaper, the Fiji Sun, continues to bring you the

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Focused training will avert repeat tragedy: Sawada

  Focused training will avert repeat tragedy: Sawada

The Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has encouraged regional meteorological staff members to sharpen their knowledge to avert the possibility

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Middleman Enjoys Market Life

  Middleman Enjoys Market Life

Lautoka Market middleman Setareki Vurai is originally from Drekena in Rewa and is enjoying selling at the market. Speaking to

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Rebuilt School Blocks Built to Last

  Rebuilt School Blocks Built to Last

Some may be asking why are the school students from five settlements along the eastern coast of Rakiraki smiling? Well

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Australian Water Companies To Explore Project Opportunities Here

  Australian Water Companies To Explore Project Opportunities Here

Seventeen Australian companies are in Suva this week to learn about water and waste water project opportunities in Fiji. Australian

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Rakiraki Students See Hope For Their Future After Open Day

  Rakiraki Students See Hope For Their Future After Open Day

It was about one-and-a-half-years ago that Tropical Cyclone Winston had made landfall on Fiji. It destroyed many schools, most of

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Ra Schools Of Hope For Future

  Ra Schools Of Hope For Future

Yesterday was a day of joy and relief for three schools in Ra. Their faces said it all. It’s been

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Pacific Angel: Operation Sees Schools Rebuilt, People Get Medical Treatment

  Pacific Angel: Operation Sees Schools Rebuilt, People Get Medical Treatment

A joint operation of military personnel from six countries and a Pacific Island group of volunteers have completed the rebuilding

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Out Of The Tents; Back Into Their Classrooms

  Out Of The Tents; Back Into Their Classrooms

The management of Vunikavi­kaloa Arya School in Nalawa, Ra, was at a loss for words yesterday after the re-opening of

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Fulton Hogan Board Officially Re-opens Lavena School

  Fulton Hogan Board Officially Re-opens Lavena School

Representatives of the Fulton Hogan Hiways board of directors officially opened the newly constructed four-classroom block at Lavena Primary School

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You’re Running Out Of Steam, Prasad Told As He Questions $10m For Farmers

  You’re Running Out Of Steam, Prasad Told As He Questions $10m For Farmers

The National Federation Party (NFP) is running out of steam, says Attorney–General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. He made this comment while responding

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Vanuabalavu Rising

  Vanuabalavu Rising

  Fourteen months after the exit of severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, the sounds of laughter especially those of children again

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