Archive [ 2018 August ]

Ex-Drug Addict Recounts Experience With Illicit Drugs Now Appearing On Fijian Shores
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Ex-Drug Addict Recounts Experience With Illicit Drugs Now Appearing On Fijian Shores

Cocaine and Methamphetamine (also known as Ice) are something new you don’t want to try. This was the advice of Lo...

107,417 Fijians Covered Under Insurance Scheme
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107,417 Fijians Covered Under Insurance Scheme

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday signed the documents which will start th...

Staff Sergeant Faces  32 Counts Of Obtaining Financial Advantage
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Staff Sergeant Faces 32 Counts Of Obtaining Financial Advantage

The General Court Martial of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces will hear the case against one of its staff sergea...

Ex-LTA Officer To Hear Ruling On September 14
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Ex-LTA Officer To Hear Ruling On September 14

The court ruling of a man charged with bribery, abuse of office and attempting to prevent justice, will be heard on ...

Rape! 11 Years, 11 Months Imprisonment For Father of Four
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Rape! 11 Years, 11 Months Imprisonment For Father of Four

A 43-year-old father of four, who raped his 17-year-old sister in-law, has been told that he scarred the life of the...

7 Years Imprisonment For North Marijuana Farmer
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7 Years Imprisonment For North Marijuana Farmer

A 37-year-old Cakaudrove farmer charged with unlawful cultivation of cannabis sativa, was sentenced to seven years i...

Why Konrote Should Be Re-appointed As Fiji’s President
NEWS

Why Konrote Should Be Re-appointed As Fiji’s President

Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote is expected to serve as President for one more term. Parliament will hold a sp...

NZ Expert Disagrees With Election Critics
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NZ Expert Disagrees With Election Critics

Professor Jon Fraenkel of Victoria University of Wellington does not agree with allegations made by Opposition parti...

New Policy To Bring About Transparency, Says UniFiji
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New Policy To Bring About Transparency, Says UniFiji

The University of Fiji says it has introduced the clock in and clock out policy for staff to bring about transparenc...

Student Body Head Under Fire
NEWS

Student Body Head Under Fire

Questions about the way funds have been used have been asked of the Fiji National University Student Association pre...

Between The Lines
Opinion

Between The Lines

October poll? President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote’s first three-year term expires first half of Octobe...

Man, 63, Missing From Home
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Man, 63, Missing From Home

Worried family members are still searching for 63-year-old Log Nadan, who has been missing for the past six days fro...

Kerevi Banks On Drua To Grow
SPORTS

Kerevi Banks On Drua To Grow

Fiji-born Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi has placed his money of the Fiji Airways Drua team to do well in the open­in...

Forgeries Will Be Reported To Police, FICAC, TLTB Tells
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Forgeries Will Be Reported To Police, FICAC, TLTB Tells

  “At TLTB, we have found out that letters brought into our office which has signatures are signed on behalf ...

Night works on Kings Road from Nakasi – Nausori
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Night works on Kings Road from Nakasi – Nausori

  Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) would like to advise mem­bers of the public that it will be carrying out Water Au...

Complaint Against Dentist Dismissed
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Complaint Against Dentist Dismissed

  The President of the Medical and Dental Professional Con­duct Tribunal Justice David Alfred yesterday dismis...

Can’t Draw, Can’t Lose: Rodu
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Can’t Draw, Can’t Lose: Rodu

With one match day to go at Churchill Park in Lau­toka today both Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are nipping at Fiji...

348 Diabetes Related Amputations This Year
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348 Diabetes Related Amputations This Year

  So far this year, a total of 348 diabetes-related amputations were done at the three major divisional hospita...

Nasinu Businessman Appears For Drug Charge In Labasa
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Nasinu Businessman Appears For Drug Charge In Labasa

  A Nasinu businessman, Im­ran Khan, charged with possession of illicit drugs was released on bail by Labasa M...

Naqaravutu Village Records Highest Number Of Seasonal Workers
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Naqaravutu Village Records Highest Number Of Seasonal Workers

Naqaravutu Village of Tikina Tunuloa in Cakaudrove re­corded the highest number of seasonal workers deployed un­de...

We Can Play Like Men: Sekola
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We Can Play Like Men: Sekola

Sekola Waqanidrola says women can play football just like men. The 20 –year old Serua native said people should ch...

Grace Road Investigations Continuing, Says Usamate
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Grace Road Investigations Continuing, Says Usamate

  The Minister for Em­ployment, Productiv­ity and Industrial Relations, Jone Usamate, has confirmed that the ...

Strength In Depth
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Strength In Depth

Fiji Airways Drua Head Coach Se­nirusi Seruvakula has named 11 capped Flying Fijians, a young, powerful front row a...

Minister Meets With Savusavu Employers
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Minister Meets With Savusavu Employers

There is a 300 per cent tax rebate for the employment of persons with disabilities, This was highlighted by the Mini...

 Training Offered To Growing Valued Sandalwood Farming
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 Training Offered To Growing Valued Sandalwood Farming

    We have records from Lakeba where a single tree was sold for $12,000 at $35 a kg and the heartwood wei...

$9k For Fiji Police IDC
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$9k For Fiji Police IDC

The Fiji Police Force received $9,000 from sponsor Kontiki Fi­nance in Suva yesterday. The sponsorship is for the F...

Fiji Out, PNG, Vanuatu Qualify
SPORTS

Fiji Out, PNG, Vanuatu Qualify

The Cricket Fiji national team were convincingly beaten by Samoa in the ICC World T20 East Asia Pacific Qualifiers a...

 Don’t Just Focus On Short-Term Gains At Expense Of The Future, Urges Seruiratu
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 Don’t Just Focus On Short-Term Gains At Expense Of The Future, Urges Seruiratu

Development at the expense of our natural environ­ment is irresponsible. This was highlighted by Min­ister for Agr...

Daughter’s Backyard Garden Keeps Diabetes Away
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Daughter’s Backyard Garden Keeps Diabetes Away

  Karishma Kumar is a living testimony on what backyard gar­dening and consumption of fresh vegetables can ach...

BAF Unveils New Fleet In Bid To Boost Services
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BAF Unveils New Fleet In Bid To Boost Services

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) unveiled 26 new vehicles as part of their 47 vehicle fleet upgrade on Tuesda...

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