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  1. 120 successful casesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    OF the 320 first hour procedures conducted in Fiji from November last year until January this year, 120 of the cases achieved the procedure of first hour. UNDP Access to Justice, Rule of Law and Human Rights Programme manager Christine Fowler revealed this while providing an update on the project during discussions with non-government organisations and civil societies at the Holiday Inn in Suva last Friday.

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  2. Major challenges faced by RHD patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Minister for Health Rosy Akbar shares a light moment with Rheumatic Heart Disease patient Walter Tokarua with mother Erini at the opening of the Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention and Control program workshop at Novotel Hotel in Lami yesterday. Picture: J THE Government spends about $5500 for a rheumatic heart disease patients every year, the Health and Medical Services Ministry revealed.

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  3. Remembering the victims of WinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    "AS one, we embrace you. As one, we extend to you our hand of comfort. And as well as our deepest condolences, we also salute you for your courage, fortitude and resilience."

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  4. One year onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Students of Vatuwaqa Primary School were part of the Commemoration ceremony for victims of TC Winston at Albert Park in Suva yesterday. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU IT was one year yesterday since Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston struck the country and caused extensive damage and also claimed 44 lives.

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  5. More races planned for Fiji cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Cycling Fiji president Peter Sinclair said they were happy with the race which took place from Sawani to Colo-i-Suva on Sunday. "The race was very successful and it was well run by race director Patrick Keenan.

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  6. Seta Tamanivalu set to start season on wing for CrusadersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Crusaders haven't received instruction from Steve Hansen to play star recruit Seta Tamanivalu on the wing, insisting it's their own idea. Fijian-born Tamanivalu is poised to debut for his new Super Rugby side in Saturday night's opener against the Brumbies at Christchurch's AMI Stadium.

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  7. TC Winston victims remember loved onesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:30PM MORE than 1000 people turned up at the Albert Park in Suva today to be part of Government's Multi-Faith National Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving to Commemorate the anniversary of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. In his address, President Jioji Konrote said today's commemoration program also marked one of Fiji's historic event, as Severe TC Winston making a landfall in Rakiraki was rated the worst in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  8. 200,000 look to Government for rescue planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    ONE year after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston tore a trail of destruction through the country, the 200,000 people who depend on the sugar industry for their livelihood are looking to the Government for a rescue plan. Fiji Sugar Corporation board chairman Vishnu Mohan said the total loss took into account damage caused to the mills, research facilities, houses and farm structures of canefarmers, transportation infrastructure and the more than 45 per cent or 19,000 hectares of crop damages in all the sectors of Rarawai, Penang and two sectors in Lautoka.

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  9. Counting the costs a year after WinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    FIJI grieves for its citizens who perished in a very agonising and shocking manner because of the events of February 20-21, 2016. The country looks back at the disastrous and tragic devastation of our nation in a manner and form that many countrymen and women are still trying to comprehend, and still questioning the super beings as to what happened to them and their lives which were turned upside down overnight, without any fault of theirs.

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  10. Different approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    The former US Special Forces soldier who has worked as a bodyguard for the US Army in Iraq is a Krav Maga instructor who plies his trade at the Young Men's Christian Association gym in Suva. Rasiga said his approach to training was different from most people who train to lose weight, bulk up or in preparation for a sport because for him training enables him to stay alive in his field of work.

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  11. Surgeries to fix hips, jointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    A TEAM of specialists from India will be in the country again in May this year to perform advanced orthopedic surgeries, namely hip and joint replacements. The specialists will be brought to the country by Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital Ltd Fiji, which conducted hip and joint replacement surgeries in Lautoka Hospital last week.

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  12. Cyclone Winston recovery work inspires songRead the original story

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    A CYCLONE Winston song will be on air as the band Breeze Tukana Brothers will launch their original works to be performed later this week. Lead singer Saki Tukana said the song was inspired by recovery work carried out after Severe TC Winston which he was involved in as an officer of the Fiji Corrections Service.

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  13. Ukrainians fascinated by Fiji's beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Fijian delegations perform a meke during the Ship for the World Youth cultural night at the Vodafone Arena in Suva on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU FIJI's beautiful nature and scenery has captured the hearts of many including those of the Ukrainian delegation who are part of the Ship of the World Youth Program currently visiting Fiji.

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  14. Strength of a Fijian womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    She lives at a squatter settlement at Vatuwaqa, Suva. Her house is about 150 metres from the main road and she has to be wheeled among houses in a narrow and winding footpath to reach her home.

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  15. The skipper's journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Fiji Tattslotto resident executive director Graeme Brown awarding Osea Kolinisau with the Sportsman of the Year award on Friday night. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA AMERICAN athlete Lindsey Vonn was once quoted: "In the end, it's a mental maturity to let your best come out."

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  16. A night of glamourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Picture: WITH the setting that has never been in Fiji Sports Awards history, Fiji 7s skipper Osea Kolinisau added the final touch to make the night unforgettable in Suva on Friday night. The venue was the Vodafone Arena.

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  17. South zone rugby league competition finishes round 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Ratu Kiniviliame Naiceru of the u19 QVS team fends off the RSMS defence during their match yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA THE 2017 southern zone Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League competition played their round two fixtures at the Saint Marcellin Primary School grounds in Vatuwaqa, Suva, on Saturday.

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  18. Health ministry workshops heart diseasesRead the original story

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Update: 10:53PM THE Ministry of Health will consult various stakeholders over a two day workshop in Suva tomorrow in a bid to improve the way its facilities and staff deal with two of its most significant ailments. Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease remain significant health problems in Fiji and according to studies by Ministry of Health officials in an Australian medical journal, there is an urgent need for its effective control.

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  19. Akbar officiates in football academy eventRead the original story

    Saturday | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:54PM THE International Youth Football Academy hosted young footballers to a presentation night on Saturday in Suva where they were given awards. i 1 2The International Youth Football Academy is developing young players, not only for Fiji but for the Pacific region,i 1 2 he said.

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  20. Schools start Suva leagueRead the original story

    Saturday | Fiji Times

    Update: 8:47PM THE Fiji National Rugby League South Eastern Zone secondary schools played their round two fixtures at the Saint Marcellin Primary School grounds in Vatuwaqa, Suva, on Saturday. In the under-15 grade, Ratu Sukuna Memorial School defeated Assemblies of God High 20-4, Lelean Memorial beat Dudley High 18- 12. Suva Grammar convincingly beat Ratu Latianara High from Serua 10-0 while Queen Victoria School defeated neighbours Ratu Kadavulevu 10-6.

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