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Teppanyaki Chef Yalayala Has No Regrets Over Her Decisions
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Teppanyaki Chef Yalayala Has No Regrets Over Her Decisions

Ulamila Muasara Yalayala, 40, has never regretted a minute she has spent as a Demi-chef at The Westin Kitchen. Demi ...

Mother of five content with what she makes
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Mother of five content with what she makes

Watching vendors go about their business fascinated Lozrin Singh of Burerua Village in Tailevu. The mother of five, ...

Shopper Sticks to Needs, Ignores Wants
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Shopper Sticks to Needs, Ignores Wants

Mother of three Raijieli Rogo does not enter the supermarket with a long list of items because she lives a simple li...

Dynamic Currency Conversion Exchange
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Dynamic Currency Conversion Exchange

When expatriates or tourists visit a foreign country and seek to make a financial transaction they usually gravitate...

Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products
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Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products

Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is tasked with creating a more sustainable market for women art...

Shopping List Saves Time, Money, Says Shopper
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Shopping List Saves Time, Money, Says Shopper

A shopping list lets you purchase every important thing in a single visit to the supermarket and not wasting your pr...

Newest Vendor Settling In Well
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Newest Vendor Settling In Well

Hamida Bi of Tabucola, Labasa is the newest vendor at Labasa Market. The mother of two boys has been selling vegetab...

Retiree Keeps Herself Busy, Makes Money As A Vendor
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Retiree Keeps Herself Busy, Makes Money As A Vendor

Following her retirement from Labasa Hospital as a cook in March this year Jotivini Diroqo has another opening to co...

Widow Draws More From Selling at Market
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Widow Draws More From Selling at Market

  Selling vegetables at the market has more than one advantage so says widow Parbha Kumari. It is because apart...

Fitness Trainer Particular with Calories When Shopping
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Fitness Trainer Particular with Calories When Shopping

Fitness and personal trainer Sioni Albert Junior Yuen takes his time when shopping because he only puts into the tro...

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  For more than 15 years, Shalendra Pras­ad of Malolo has been selling vegetables at a stall in Nadi market to...

Sub-standard Eggs Place Consumers at Risk
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Sub-standard Eggs Place Consumers at Risk

  Eggs are a popular source of protein in Fiji. Due to its popularity at meal times, eggs are strictly regulate...

Waqeravi Thrives On His Watermelons
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Waqeravi Thrives On His Watermelons

  Neori Waqeravi had to shelve his goal of pursuing further studies at tertiary level after completing high sch...

 Gloria’s Shopping Spree
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 Gloria’s Shopping Spree

    Shopping is regarded as one of the great stress relievers. Nadi businesswoman Gloria Halima Waqatabu, ...

Exercise Your Consumer Rights When Purchasing Mobile Phones
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Exercise Your Consumer Rights When Purchasing Mobile Phones

In a fast advancing digital world, mobile phones are fast becoming a necessity for all. There are myriad of function...

Working Mother Gives Up Job To Be A Vendor
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Working Mother Gives Up Job To Be A Vendor

Getting up early in the morning and doing all her household chores before going to work was too difficult for Urmila...

Liku Enjoys Shopping Healthy
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Liku Enjoys Shopping Healthy

Paulini Liku does not need to draft a shopping list during her shopping days. To her shopping was always a moment of...

Adelene Hopes To Keep Fijians Healthy
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Adelene Hopes To Keep Fijians Healthy

“Want to lose weight, tone your body, build endurance, improve flexibility and feel healthier, then Get Lean Fiji ...

Nitesh Holds Nursing At Heart
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Nitesh Holds Nursing At Heart

Salvindra Nitesh, 25, believes being a nurse  should not only focus  on performing the work of a medical professio...

Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats
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Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats

The abundance of fresh foods grown in the sun fascinates Lute Berends and his wife Nicole. The couple from Netherlan...

TELS Makes Devi the First Accountant in her Family
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TELS Makes Devi the First Accountant in her Family

Shaleshni Devi, 22, is indebted to the Tertiary Education and Loans Board (TSLB) for the Tertiary Education Loans Sc...

Qoro does flower arrangements for extra income
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Qoro does flower arrangements for extra income

  Inoke Qoro apart from being a market vendor also does flower arrangements to complement his daily income. Mr ...

Ueenteroti Women Make Bread for a Living
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Ueenteroti Women Make Bread for a Living

Laselase Settlement women in Rabi sell bread for a living. In the same business they hope to empower school dropouts...

Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs
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Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs

Katarina Qalomai’s earnings as a garment factory worker and then a kitchen hand at a tea house were not sufficient...

Ex-Kitchen Hand Makes More Money as Vendor
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Ex-Kitchen Hand Makes More Money as Vendor

For 13 years, Anil Achari worked as a kitchen hand at a hotel in Lautoka. As the sole bread winner, he had quit his ...

Frequent Shoppers Live Longer, says Adi Taraivosa
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Frequent Shoppers Live Longer, says Adi Taraivosa

People who spend a lot of time shopping live longer and are less likely to suffer from depression says Adi Taraivosa...

Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council
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Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council

Hiring a security company to guard a home or premises is something that consumers do to give themselves peace of min...

Running Own Business Is Rewarding, Says Kumar
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Running Own Business Is Rewarding, Says Kumar

Sumant Kumar is among female market vendors in Lautoka Market whose busi­ness has bloomed over the past years. The ...

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