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    5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre

5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre

Vigilant surveillance by CCTV officers of the Fiji Corrections Service Remand Center in Korovou has landed five civilians in hot water. The five civilians were taken into Police custody for

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    PS iTaukei Affairs Katonitabua Resigns, Meleti Bainimarama To Take Over

PS iTaukei Affairs Katonitabua Resigns, Meleti Bainimarama To Take Over

Vishnu Mohan, Chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC), has accepted the resignation of Naipote Katonitabua Permanent Secretary for iTaukei Affairs.  Mr Katonitabua cited personal reasons for his decision to resign.

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    FCCC: Fijians Urged To Report Matters Regarding Lagilagi Housing Project

FCCC: Fijians Urged To Report Matters Regarding Lagilagi Housing Project

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) is encouraging Fijians who have had any dealings with regards to the Lagilagi Housing Project to come forward and report the matter to

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    Letters To The Editor: 09th January, 2019

Letters To The Editor: 09th January, 2019

Tradition or Women’s Right Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi There is a widespread protest against women in the State of Kerala in New Delhi as Hindu male hardliners protest to shut down

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    Editorial: Be Safe, Take Precautions And Watch The Water You Drink

Editorial: Be Safe, Take Precautions And Watch The Water You Drink

The public has been put on notice. Be very careful of the water you drink in the aftermath of the recent spate of bad weather because of the likelihood of

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    TC Mona Downgrades To Depression

TC Mona Downgrades To Depression

Tropical Cyclone Mona has been downgraded to tropical depression TD04F. TD04F is weakening and moving further away from Fiji. At 7am yesterday it was about 50 km east- southeast of

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    Minister Vuniwaqa Clears The Air For New Mothers

Minister Vuniwaqa Clears The Air For New Mothers

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has cleared the air that all mothers whose household income is below $30,000 get the $1000 grant. all mothers whose household

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    Keeping Her End Of The Bargain With Flying Colors

Keeping Her End Of The Bargain With Flying Colors

Bayly Welfare Trust Labasa kept it’s end of the bargain by giving Malika Shadiya, 16, school supplies for topping her class. Malika had promised Satishwar Chand, the Trust Manager that

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    Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety

Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety

Owning a boat serves more than one task to any fam­ily in Malolo in the Yasawa group. For Sekove Naisilasila apart from family obligations his ves­sel also provides transportation to

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Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer

  Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer

In its bid to upskill Basic Sea safety fishing and deck hand fishing with knowledge of nau­tical techniques, the Fiji

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Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

  Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

Local shipping companies resumed their services on Monday while some waited until yesterday until Tropical Cy­clone Mona moved away from

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Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time

  Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA), as of semester 1 this year, will introduce flexible learning mode programmes for those who

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Fijian Navy Assists Children

  Fijian Navy Assists Children

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Na­val Division held its first church ser­vice for the year on Sunday, January 6th,

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Collaboration To Battle Pollution ‘Mandatory

  Collaboration To Battle Pollution ‘Mandatory

A global foundation that fights the plastic pollution of our oceans has been praised for the initiative. The Race for

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First Chef From Fiji To Participate In Biggest Culinary Exhibition

  First Chef From Fiji To Participate In Biggest Culinary Exhibition

Ana Tawanakoro, 23, is the first Fijian student to par­ticipate in the 5th Inter­national Young Chef Olympiad in India. The

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Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush

  Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush

The breadwinner has managed to prepare her four children for school that starts next week. Makelesi Sotikau works at Denarau

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Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

  Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

South Sea Cruises Captain Fa­biano Tikoiloreta’s love for sailing came naturally fol­lowing the encouragement of his cousin to accompany him

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President Wants More Women Involved In Tree Planting Initiative

  President Wants More Women  Involved In Tree Planting Initiative

The President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote hopes more women are involved in a national bid to plant four million trees

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Waqainabete To Know Fate Next Month

  Waqainabete To Know Fate Next Month

The judgment in the case of former Ministry of Works’ spokesperson Sainiana Waqainibete will be delivered by the Suva Magistrates

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Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded

  Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded

A 29-year-old man was remanded in custody yesterday by the Suva Magistrates Court after he appeared on a charge of

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Rabaka: Be Consistent

  Rabaka: Be Consistent

The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team have been told to be consistent with their performance if they are to win

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Vanuaso 7s Ready To Go

  Vanuaso 7s Ready To Go

Twenty six (26) teams have confirmed their participa­tion in the inaugural 2019 Vanuaso 7s tournament to be held on February

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Squash Fiji Sets Realistic Goal

  Squash Fiji Sets Realistic Goal

Squash Fiji starts the year by reaffirming their commit­ment in developing players for the Pacific Games which is on July

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Raiders Sign Up Fijian Teen

  Raiders Sign Up Fijian Teen

A former West Fiji Dolphins rugby league junior player in Nadi has been signed up by National Rugby League (NRL)

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Babasiga Lions Set Higher Goals For 2019 Season

  Babasiga Lions Set Higher Goals For 2019 Season

The Labasa Football Asso­ciation officials have set higher goals for 2019 but at the same time they are hoping to

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Bala Warns Against Scam

  Bala Warns Against Scam

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Parveen Bala has warned people against scammers. This follows reports that a group

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Family Of Drowning Victim Remember Jovial Son

  Family Of  Drowning Victim Remember Jovial Son

He has left the family grief-stricken with our energy sapped as we mourn his sudden death. Those were the words

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Analysis: SODELPA Needs Change Of Tactics If It Wants To Keep Gains

  Analysis: SODELPA Needs Change Of Tactics If It Wants To Keep Gains

SODELPA’s big challenge for the 2022 General Election is to retain the extra six seats it won in the 2018

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Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion

  Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion

A sum of $31.63m is owed to town and city councils by ratepayers as of December 2018, says Premila Kumar.

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