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Govt Declares Makogai Island Plastic Free, Marine Protected Area
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Govt Declares Makogai Island Plastic Free, Marine Protected Area

  The use of plastic bags has been banned on Makogai Island in Lomaiviti. This was declared by the Minister for...

Moala Part Of Plant A Million Trees Campaign
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Moala Part Of Plant A Million Trees Campaign

People from eight villages in Moala, Lau, gathered in large numbers to witness the tree planting programme at Naroi ...

Ice Plant Injects New Life For Moala Villages
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Ice Plant Injects New Life For Moala Villages

  The villagers of Moala in Lau were overjoyed after the Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau commissioned ...

Udu Villagers Ask For An Evacuation Centre After Winston
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Udu Villagers Ask For An Evacuation Centre After Winston

The villagers of Udu in Totoya, Lau, are hoping Government will help them rebuild their evacuation centre at the vil...

Udu Fishers Praise Govt Help
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Udu Fishers Praise Govt Help

New solar freezer bring smiles to villagers   A new solar freezer was yesterday installed at Udu Village in Tot...

Savusavu ‘Blue Economy’ Pearl Hatchery Launched
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Savusavu ‘Blue Economy’ Pearl Hatchery Launched

  Fiji’s Pearl Industry has a bright future after the J. Hunter Pearls (JHP) opened a new $160,000 hatchery a...

Seasonal Ban to end This Sunday 30th September, 2018
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Seasonal Ban to end This Sunday 30th September, 2018

The seasonal ban on Grouper (Kawakawa) and Coral Trout (Donu) ends on the 30th of September and members of the publi...

Include Women, Minister Tells Group
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Include Women, Minister Tells Group

Women can help bring about development, improve fishing operation.   The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilave...

$20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister
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$20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister

Six months ago a total of 30 tonnes of beach-de-mer were confiscated from an Asian businessman in Labasa. They were ...

Turtles Released From Treasure Island
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Turtles Released From Treasure Island

Treasure Island Resort is a re­nowned tourist destination and known throughout the world for its protection of enda...

Government Team Checks TC Keni Damage
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Government Team Checks TC Keni Damage

A Government delegation conducted a one-day aerial survey of Kadavu by helicopter yesterday to assess damage caused ...

Beche-de-mer On  The Radar Again
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Beche-de-mer On The Radar Again

  Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau says the history on the commercial harvest of beche-de-mer was one o...

Fisheries Look  To Review Sector
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Fisheries Look To Review Sector

  Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau has reiterated that over the past years, the Ministry of Fisheries h...

Ministry Keeps Close Watch On Coastal Fish Stocks
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Ministry Keeps Close Watch On Coastal Fish Stocks

  Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau says that monitoring the activities to protect fisheries resources a...

Moves Afoot To Set Up Kava Council
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Moves Afoot To Set Up Kava Council

A Bill for an Act to establish the Fiji Kava Council to regulate the kava industry and for related matters was pres...

Speaker disallows Opposition raising  supplementary questions to Koroilavesau
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Speaker disallows Opposition raising supplementary questions to Koroilavesau

Opposition MPs were not given the opportunity to raise supplementary questions to the Minister for Fisheries in Parl...

Minister’s Wife  And Five, Including  Grandchildren, Survive Crash
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Minister’s Wife And Five, Including Grandchildren, Survive Crash

For a few brief moments Joana Koroilavesau feared the worst had happened to her youngest grandchild Anthony, 2, as t...

Passengers Need To Understand Risks On Ships: Koroilavesau
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Passengers Need To Understand Risks On Ships: Koroilavesau

Passengers sleeping and lying anywhere on  ships is dangerous but the travelling public remains mostly unaware of t...

Harvest, Export Of Live Coral Now Banned: Ministry
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Harvest, Export Of Live Coral Now Banned: Ministry

The Ministry of Fish­eries has announced that it has banned the harvest and export of live coral come 2018. The ann...

Koroilavesau Outlines  $52 Million Lost Due To  Coastal Flooding In Fiji
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Koroilavesau Outlines $52 Million Lost Due To Coastal Flooding In Fiji

Every year $52 million worth of damages are sustained in the agricultural sector through salt water intrusion from c...

Government Allocates $7,354,000 for Building a Better Kadavu Life
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Government Allocates $7,354,000 for Building a Better Kadavu Life

The Government has allocated $7,354,000 for the province of Kadavu. Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau reveale...

Fiji To Gazette Marine Managed Areas
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Fiji To Gazette Marine Managed Areas

Fiji will gazette two large Marine Managed Areas (MMAs) within Fiji’s Vatu-i-Ra Seascape as part of their voluntar...

Expert: There Will Be More Plastic In The Ocean Than Fish By 2050
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Expert: There Will Be More Plastic In The Ocean Than Fish By 2050

  By 2050, there will be more plastics in the ocean than fish. University of the South Pacific senior lecturer ...

Call For National Effort On Keeping Oceans Clean
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Call For National Effort On Keeping Oceans Clean

Fisheries Minister and Oceans Champion Semi Koroilavesau is calling for a national effort to clean up our oceans as ...

Editorial: Koroilavesau and Staff Can’t Do it Alone, They Need All our Help Keeping Fiji and our Ocean Clean is  Everyone’s Responsibility.
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Editorial: Koroilavesau and Staff Can’t Do it Alone, They Need All our Help Keeping Fiji and our Ocean Clean is Everyone’s Responsibility.

Fiji co-chairing the United Nations Oceans Conference is a chance for all Fijians to do something for our ocean. Fis...

Fiji should lead way to protect ocean, says Oceans Champion
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Fiji should lead way to protect ocean, says Oceans Champion

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau says the challenges facing the ocean require a multi-stakeholder approach. ...

Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China
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Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China

Koroilavesau and delegation visited Hainan Province The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau, led a team consis...

We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals
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We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals

Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau is part of a team of ministers led by the Speaker of the House, Dr Jiko Lu...

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017
Coconut Wireless

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017

Watch What You Say In this current session of Parliament, MPs need to be careful of what they say as Jiosefa Dulakiv...

Fiji To Build Stronger Dialogue To Combat Tuna Depletion
SUNBIZ

Fiji To Build Stronger Dialogue To Combat Tuna Depletion

Fiji is looking to build stronger dialogue with neighbouring countries and those from the Northern Pacific to combat...

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