Lautoka, Fiji Newswire (Page 14)

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  1. Nadi secures semi-final berthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Fiji Times

    DEFENDING champion Nadi has qualified for the semi-final of the 2017 Vodafone Fiji FACT after Labasa and Ba ended in a nil-all draw at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori last night. Labasa stands a good chance to book the second place from the group as they only need a draw against Nadi to qualify for the semi-final while Ba will be hoping Nadi does them a favour by beating Labasa and Ba then has to win by big margin against Dreketi.

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  2. BriefsRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Suva keeper Tevita Koroi showed a man of the match performance against Lautoka last night. He made a number of good saves in the game after Suva lost Emori Ragata to red card on Thursday.

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  3. $1.89m paid outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Each co-op received $90,000 and the money will be used as deposit for the purchase of mechanical harvesters through loans obtained at the Fiji Development Bank. Of the 21 co-ops, 16 in the Western Division received cheques yesterday at Sugar House in Lautoka while five in the Northern Division will receive the money today in Labasa.

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  4. $10m bail outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Sweet news ... Mesake Naseru enjoys a fresh harvested sugarcane. In an announcement by A-G Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, sugarcane farmers in the country will not have to pay for their deductions to TLTB, FDB, Sugar Cane Growers Fund, Lands Department and South Pa In a major announcement yesterday, Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the fourth cane payment of $10.57 per tonne on Friday would be made without any deductions, considering the plight of farmers after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston.

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  5. Rakiraki gets FACT boostRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:24PM RAKIRAKI football team is not leaving any stone unturned for the 2017 Vodafone Fiji FACT which starts on Thursday at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori. The side has been boosted with the services of the Abinesh Salesh Samy.

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  6. Farmers co-ops get aidRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:01PM SIXTEEN sugarcane farmers cooperatives received $90,000 each out of the Governmenti 1 2s $2million mechanical harvester aid fund. The presidents of the 16 co-ops signed agreements with the Sugar Ministry and the Fiji Development Bank this morning at Sugar House in Lautoka.

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  7. 12 receive $5k helpRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Fiji Times

    TWELVE people would receive $5000 assistance each to meet the cost of open heart surgeries that will be performed in the country by specialists from India. Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital Ltd Fiji, which is bringing the specialists, has arranged for the donation from people in New Zealand.

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  8. Supporting the BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Lautoka Blues players and officials' wives ready to cheer their team at the 2017 Vodafone Fiji FACT at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori this weekend. Picture: MACIU MALO The Sugar City boys have been impressive in their league this year -- remaining unbeaten in the League games including their win against Ba to secure the Champion Versus Champion title early this year.

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  9. Delta Tigers set FACT aimRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | Fiji Times

    REWA football team will be out to repeat its 2011 winning performance in the 2017 Vodafone Fiji FACT which starts next Thursday, May 18, in Nausori. Coach Marika Rodu said this weekend's postponement because of Tropical Cyclone Ella had given them more time to prepare.

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  10. Army on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    The side remained unbeaten in their pool games and also the first round of elimination to secure a spot in today's second round of competition. Led by experienced forward Jiuta Takubu and former Fiji 7s flyer Josua Vici, the soldiers are in top form to lift the title back to Delainabua.

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  11. SSPHL: Health sector improvingRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    This is the view of Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital Ltd Fiji, which has a joint venture agreement with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to provide speciality treatment to Fijians. "The patient must be medically fit to travel and in many advanced countries the insurance companies insist that the patient must be treated as far as possible in the same country when medical services are available," he said.

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  12. Hospital helipad opensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    DMO west Dr Nakalevu with Shangri-La's Fijian Resort GM Francis Lee Justin Crocker with other invited guests after the opening of the Sigatoka Hospital Medevac Helipad. Picture: BALJEET SINGH HEALTH Minister Rosy Akbar launched a brand new $265,000 medevac helipad at the Sigatoka Hospital yesterday and called it a life-saver for the people of Nadroga-Navosa and tourists along the Coral Coast.

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  13. A-G: Only the best peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    LECTURERS and students of the Fiji National University Lautoka campus questioned the recruitment of expatriates during a national budget consultation with Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum on Thursday. However, he said, the decision was not a question of whether it was a foreigner or a local, but of experience.

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  14. A-G: 'Professional' counsellors neededRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    WHILE there is a need for more counsellors in the country, it is also important that they are professionally trained. This was the response from Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Saiyed-Khaiyum to Empower Pacific CEO Patrick Morgam's request for more funding in the 2017-2018 National Budget.

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  15. Funds abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    THERE were cases of mismanagement of funds at the Fiji National University in the past, says Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. While speaking at the 2017-2018 National Budget consultations with FNU students in Lautoka, he said Government and the FNU council had been working closely to prevent any future misuse of funds.

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  16. A-G: Logging trucks also to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum speaks at the national budget consultation at FNU campus in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: BALJEET SINGH While speaking at a national budget consultation at the Fiji National University Lautoka campus yesterday, he said logging trucks were also responsible for damaging roads.

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  17. Loan scheme 'anomalies' come to lightRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Fiji Times

    LATE payments and the reduction of allowances for students under the Tertiary Education Loan Scheme was one of the issues raised by Fiji National University students at yesterday's 2017-2018 National Budget consultations in Lautoka. Third-year student Mohammed Shiraz Ali told Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum that TELS students were given their allowance in the middle of a semester.

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  18. Plan for airport to handle 737sRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Fiji Times

    THE proposed new airport in Vanua Levu will have the ability to handle Boeing 737 aircraft, says Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. He made the comment while responding to concerns raised by Lautoka business consultant Saiyad Harun about the cost of airfares to Labasa.

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  19. Clark backs millRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Fiji Times

    CLAIMS by sugarcane growers that the Rarawai sugar mill in Ba would not be able to process the projected 775,000 tonnes of cane from Ba and the Rakiraki area are unfounded, says Fiji Sugar Corporation CEO Graham Clark. During consultations on the Reform of the Sugar Cane Industry Bill in Ba and Tavua, canegrowers said given the performance of Rarawai last year, they were not confident the mill would be able to handle the increased volume of cane.

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  20. FSC share value upRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Fiji Times

    THE share value of the Fiji Sugar Corporation has increased from the negative 17 cents a share four years ago to about 10 cents a share today. This was revealed by Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during the 2017-2018 National Budget consultation to the private sector in Lautoka on Wednesday.

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