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Education Is Priority, Says Mother Of Five
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Education Is Priority, Says Mother Of Five

The Lautoka resident lives with her husband and their five sons at the Beteki Settlement in Lovu.

Shivanjali Graduates Virtually In Nepal
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Shivanjali Graduates Virtually In Nepal

This week, her class graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. An elated Ms ...

Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off
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Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off

He has bartered 10 paintings and sold another 10. The price for his artwork depends on its size.

Grant Boosts Koroi’s Kava Shop
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Grant Boosts Koroi’s Kava Shop

After establishing a kava canteen, he did a business training workshop (CEFE – New Business Creation Course) condu...

Lami Family Loses Home Except Bible in Fire
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Lami Family Loses Home Except Bible in Fire

“There is a new season up ahead for the family and I admire the strength that they carry themselves with after the...

US Couple Stuck In Fiji Raise $60K For Animals Fiji
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US Couple Stuck In Fiji Raise $60K For Animals Fiji

Here is their story of how a half-dead kitten - found at the entrance to the Nadi Market - changed their lives.

Farming Transforms Dropout To Success
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Farming Transforms Dropout To Success

Declaring his love for agriculture, he said farming changed his life for the better, allowing him to provide a good ...

Former Farmer, Security Guard Drives Truck for A Living
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Former Farmer, Security Guard Drives Truck for A Living

Mr Chand’s advice to younger generations: “Although I left school at Class 5 that did not stop me from being abl...

Fiji-Born Australian Citizen Feeds Korociri Children At No Cost
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Fiji-Born Australian Citizen Feeds Korociri Children At No Cost

Birisita Ratubalavu, is a mother of three, who has turned her property into a kitchen to prepare meals for about 25 ...

Former Hotel Worker Returns To Toil Land
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Former Hotel Worker Returns To Toil Land

After being laid off from work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr Nabolo and his wife, a school teacher at Mulomul...

Artist Brightens Up Treasure House Christian Children’s Home
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Artist Brightens Up Treasure House Christian Children’s Home

Originally from Vatulele in Nadroga, the 30-year-old is a professional artist based in Nadi. He also established a V...

COVID-19 Help For Students In Ba
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COVID-19 Help For Students In Ba

A mother of three children has opened the doors of her home to accommodate students who face hardship in commuting d...

A Peanut Seller’s Tale Of Struggles, Sacrifice And Success
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A Peanut Seller’s Tale Of Struggles, Sacrifice And Success

Thriving businessman in Seaqaqa, Shaan Ali, shares his story. Starting as peanut sellers, Mr and Mrs Ali now own two...

Nurse Helps Young Garden Backyard
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Nurse Helps Young Garden Backyard

Maria Latianara has taken it upon herself to assist 22 youths within the community who have been laid off from work.

At 68, Nirmala Still Cuts Cane
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At 68, Nirmala Still Cuts Cane

At the age of 68, Nirmala Wati still cuts cane to support her ailing husband. Growing up in a strict and struggling ...

First Female Dentist Seconded From Health Ministry Deployed To Sinai
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First Female Dentist Seconded From Health Ministry Deployed To Sinai

She said being selected as the regiment dental officer was significant for her because the role was previously only ...

The Fiji Infantry Regiment Operations In World War II
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The Fiji Infantry Regiment Operations In World War II

The extraordinary courage of Corporal Sukanaivalu was recognised by the Commonwealth’s highest military honour, th...

Konrote, Heart Of A Soldier
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Konrote, Heart Of A Soldier

The interview with President, Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote was made possible through the request of ...

Flea Market Is Answer To Pastor’s Prayers
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Flea Market Is Answer To Pastor’s Prayers

“Sewing was also an interest which I have. It’s a dream I have been putting on hold and finally have time to pur...

Baker’s Courses Gets Big Following
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Baker’s Courses Gets Big Following

“Most of us Fijians have that ‘Rise and Fall’ ‘Duri Davo’ business mentality, but we have to believe that ...

Photographer Offers Free Service To Those Who Lost Jobs
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Photographer Offers Free Service To Those Who Lost Jobs

He was offering free headshots that is used in Curriculum Vitae (CV’s), LinkedIn profiles to those who had lost th...

Poet Sipeli Transforms Trash To Beautiful Art
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Poet Sipeli Transforms Trash To Beautiful Art

Over the years the island has banned plastics and chemical-based sunscreen while encouraging guests to discard singl...

Lami Men Turn To Weaving To Provide For Their Families
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Lami Men Turn To Weaving To Provide For Their Families

Their only source of income was cut off when shipping services were brought to a complete halt because of the pandem...

The ‘Challenging’ Side Of Our Local Tourism And What We Can Do About It
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The ‘Challenging’ Side Of Our Local Tourism And What We Can Do About It

Whenever we locals talk to our hotel workers we should do so politely and respectfully. Whenever we have pleasant ex...

Period Poverty – Let’s Talk About It!
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Period Poverty – Let’s Talk About It!

Period stigma is the biggest barrier to our advancement – girls miss school when they are menstruating and women o...

Education Technology For Lifelong Learning
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Education Technology For Lifelong Learning

While traditional classroom learning may be preferred or required in the case of hands-on trade schools and the scie...

Navutu Flea Market Brings In Steady Income For Vendors
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Navutu Flea Market Brings In Steady Income For Vendors

The flea market is located across from the Energy Fiji Limited Depot in Navutu, Lautoka. The five-acre land where th...

Sharing The COVID-19 Load: Exploring How Those In Outer Islands Are Affected
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Sharing The COVID-19 Load: Exploring How Those In Outer Islands Are Affected

‘Yes, they have requested our help with some things and finance. So, we have been waiting for the first passenger ...

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