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    Pirates Grab ‘70pc’ Of  Taxi Income

Pirates Grab ‘70pc’ Of Taxi Income

Taxi drivers are losing more than 70 per cent of their  daily income because of the increasing number of illegal transport operators. It is estimated there are about 300 illegal

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    Positive Growth In Fiji’s Pig Industry

Positive Growth In Fiji’s Pig Industry

Fiji’s pig industry has proven to be resilient showing positive growth in recent years capturing 80 per cent of the country’s pork market and ensuring food security. While its main

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    Labasa Cinema to Open in December

Labasa Cinema to Open in December

With the upcoming fes­tive season, people in the Northern Division are ex­pected to receive a jolly treat with Charan Singh’s twin cinema ex­pected to open by December. Owned by Charan

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    190 Fruit Pickers for Australia from January

190 Fruit Pickers for Australia from January

The Ministry of Employment has sent 190 fruit pick­ers to Australia since January this year, under its Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. This has been made possible through approvals from two

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    Bad Weather Forces Organisers To Defer Camp

Bad Weather Forces Organisers To Defer Camp

Bad weather has forced the Ministry of Youth and Sports and Labasa Spe­cial Youth Club to postpone their Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Adventurous Journey. The camp, which was supposed

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    190 Fruit Pickers For Australia From January

190 Fruit Pickers For Australia From January

The Ministry of Employment has sent 190 fruit pick­ers to Australia since January this year, under its Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. This has been made possible through approvals from two

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    Students Confident Of Good Results

Students Confident Of Good Results

Students of primary schools in Labasa anticipate positive results from the Fiji Eighth Year Examination. They were among the more than 1600 Year Eight students from around the country who

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    Koya: Ministry Received 47,045 Grant Applications

Koya: Ministry Received 47,045 Grant Applications

During the 2018 invitation for Micro and Small Business Grant (MSBG) proposals, the Ministry for Indus­try and Trade received 47,045 applica­tions from all over Fiji. Officiating at the cheque handover

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    New Date Set For Ucunipotu 7s Tournament

New Date Set For Ucunipotu 7s Tournament

Expect some of the former Fijian national 7s play­ers to play in the Ucunipotu 7s tournament on November 23-24, says official Nabiri Waqanivalu. He confirmed that 24 teams have shown

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Days Of Living In Fear Over For Labourer

  Days Of Living In Fear Over For Labourer

Sugarcane farm labourer Rajendra Prasad will no longer be in fear of living on State land. He was visibly moved

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30% Rise In Rhinoceros Beetle Population

  30% Rise In Rhinoceros Beetle Population

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Research Division between 2016 and 2017 has found a 30 per cent

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PM’s Visionary Leadership Inspired Me To Join FijiFirst: Joseph Veramu

  PM’s Visionary Leadership Inspired Me To Join FijiFirst: Joseph Veramu

FijiFirst provisional candi­date, Joseph Veramu, says the dynamic and visionary leadership of the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama inspired him to

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Bi Cries As Memories Go Up In Flames

  Bi Cries As Memories Go Up In Flames

Saliman Bi cried as she looked at what was left of the two-bedroom house her father-in-law built many years ago.

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Dry Spell Makes North Farmers Pray for Rain

  Dry Spell Makes North Farmers Pray for Rain

Farmers in the Northern Division are praying for rain as they have been experiencing a dry spell for two months.

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Newly Built Village Hall Bonds Villagers And Volunteers

  Newly Built Village Hall Bonds Villagers And Volunteers

Naidi villagers happily opened their new hall yesterday, thanks to helpful efforts by the daughter of Albert II, Prince of

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Use Water Wisely, Water Authority Advises

  Use Water Wisely, Water Authority Advises

  The Water Authority of Fiji is urging members of the public in the Northern Division to utilise water wisely.

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Nabekavu, Basoga Residents Celebrate Regular Water Supply

  Nabekavu, Basoga Residents Celebrate Regular Water Supply

Regular water supply has brought relief to Nabekavu and Basoga residents in La­basa. They usually suffered from water shortages, but

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Royal Treat for Savusavu Villagers

  Royal Treat for Savusavu Villagers

Villagers of Naidi and Sav­udrodro in Savusavu are in for a royal treat. Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, a Prin­cess of the

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Local Pearl Company In Talks To Expand Brand Overseas

  Local Pearl Company In Talks To Expand Brand Overseas

J.Hunter Pearls Fiji is in talks with a top distributor in efforts to further stamp its name on the world

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Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products

  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 artisans to sell

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Taxi Body Urges Public To Lodge Complaints Against Drivers

  Taxi Body Urges Public To Lodge Complaints Against Drivers

The Fiji Taxi Association Vice President and La­basa President Mahendra Pratap Singh has urged the pub­lic to lodge a report

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Student In Hospital After Train-Trailer Injury

  Student In Hospital After Train-Trailer Injury

  Grandmother hears that her grandson’s leg was amputated as a result of injuries. A grandmother is extremely thankful after

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Ratu Jone Takes The Reins

  Ratu Jone Takes The Reins

  There was a rise of a new dawn in Labasa yesterday as Ratu Jone Qomate was tradition­ally installed by

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 Ratu Wiliame: Chiefs Have Unifying Role

   Ratu Wiliame: Chiefs Have Unifying Role

  Chiefs have an important role in nation-building and uni­fying the vanua, village and the nation as a whole, says

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Forgeries Will Be Reported To Police, FICAC, TLTB Tells

  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

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 Training Offered To Growing Valued Sandalwood Farming

   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

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Forest Fires Cause Huge Loss: Rokobiau

  Forest Fires Cause Huge Loss: Rokobiau

  Fiji Pine Limited manager Pita Rokobiau reminded villagers of Visogo that burning a for­est is an offence. In 2017,

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Chinese Government Officials Praise Fiji Sun

  Chinese Government Officials Praise Fiji Sun

Senior officials from the Chinese Gov­ernment have highly praised the Fiji Sun for its accuracy in reporting. Ministry of Foreign

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China Reassures Strong Bilateral Ties With Fiji

  China Reassures Strong Bilateral Ties With Fiji

The Chinese Government has reassured the Fijian media group currently visiting Chi­na that the upcoming 2018 Fijian General Elections results

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