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  1. Initiatives set to target long-haul tourist marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with Pacific Finance Ministers and Civil Aviation Industry representatives at the photo session on Denarau, Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy and Civil Aviation, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, said this was the reason any person transiting Fiji's airports and staying for less than 72 hours would not pay departure tax.

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  2. Music program for healthRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    AN Indian classical musical program for medical awareness will be held in various parts of the country, starting next Thursday. The program has been jointly organised by the Fijian Government through the Health and Medical Services Ministry, Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, the Ministry of Local Government, Indian Government and the Indian High Commission in Fiji.

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  3. Visits give Indonesian delegation insightRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    A DELEGATION from Indonesia's Ministry of Social Affairs paid a visit to various centres around Suva to better understand the challenges and issues faced here. Head of delegation and Indonesia Ministry of Social Affairs representative Kanya Eka Santi said the visits to the Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons centre, St Christopher's Home for children and the Samabula Senior Citizens Home in Suva allowed the team to gain first-hand insight into their operations.

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  4. Help for social welfareRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    Kanya Eka Santi, Indonesia's secretary of the Directorate General of Social Rehabilitation in the Ministry of Social Affairs, reveled this while here in the country to attend the second technical working group meeting organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. The five-member delegation's three-day program included visits to major child welfare institutions and vocational training centres in Fiji to promote networking and strengthening co-operation for mutual benefits.

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  5. Praise for Indon helpRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Fiji Times

    THE Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has acknowledged the Indonesian Government for its continued partnership in the areas of women empowerment and child protection. Speaking at 2nd technical working group meA etA ing in Suva yesterday, Women's Minister Rosy Akbar said the five-meA mA ber delegation that arA rA iA ved from Indonesia would provide the opportunity for both countries to share and learn from its challenges and experiences.

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  6. Fiji: Island getaways tempt honeymooners, familiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Los Altos Town Crier

    FILE ART FROM THE INTERNET There are numerous advantages to a Fijian vacation that go beyond the tropical weather and brilliant blue ocean. One example, according to All Horizons Travel's Maureen Jones is that Fiji lacks the mosquito problem that plagues other South Pacific island paradises.

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  7. Bid to capture the best of FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Fiji Times

    Tour Managers Customer Relations representative Kasanita Tuivawa welcomes the Chinese Media Delegation at the Nadi International Airport. Picture: REINAL CHAND NATIONAL Geographic photographer Li Ye is looking forward to capturing some of Fiji's unique sites as he joins a group of journalists from China in touring some of Fiji's popular tourist spots.

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  8. High five: FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    Just off the coast of Nadi, and barely a hop, skip and a jump from Denarau, you'll find the white sandy beaches of the Mamanuca Islands. A chain of 20 small hideaways, some of the main stops include Mana, Castaway, Treasure and Malolo Islands.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Fijians set sights on rugby goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | News24

    Osea Kolinisau will captain Fiji's rugby sevens team in Rio de Janeiro as the Pacific Islands nation targets its first Olympic gold medal. As back-to-back world champions, Fiji will start favourites in the men's sevens competition.

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  10. Rio deadlineRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Fiji Times

    ALL sporting federations are expected to have the names of their travelling athletes finalised with the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee by tonight's deadline. Team Fiji chef de mission Cathy Wong said with a schedule to confirm travel plans, particularly with visa approval processes pending, the deadline was tonight and administrative travel plans to progress from Monday.

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  11. U23 squad in Suva for team namingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Fiji Times

    THE likely 18-member Fiji under-23 team to the Rio Olympics arrived in Suva yesterday for the official Team Fiji naming scheduled at the Grand Pacific Hotel today. Notable players missing from yesterday's camp were striker Napolioni Qasevakatini, goalkeeper Misiwani Narube and Joseph Turagabeci.

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  12. Register interest, institutions urgedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Fiji Times

    INSTITUTIONS are requested to register their interest with the Ministry of Youth and Sports if they want youths who will be visiting the country to learn more about their work. In a press conference yesterday, Ministry of Youth and Sports permanent secretary Alison Burchell said 240 youths from 10 countries would be part of the Next Generation Global Leaders program next year.

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  13. Envoy pushes bilateral tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Fiji Times

    China's ambassador to Fiji, Zhang Ping, with President Jioji Konrote look through the rice processing plant at Koronivia on Tuesday. Picture: JONA KONATACI On the back of more than US$300 million worth of trade between the two countries, Mr Zhang says there is potential for Fiji to develop trade with the second-biggest economy in the world.

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  14. Former Wallaby coach pushes for Pacific Super teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Fiji Times

    HAVING a combined Pacific Islands team taking part in the Super Rugby competition should not be a dream in fact it should have happened long ago. Connolly, who led the Australian rugby team to the 2007 Rugby World Cup and who is the second most successful Queensland Reds coach, said this was something he was always vocal about in the past.

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  15. China's high hopes for Fiji agriculture cooperationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Fiji Times

    Visiting the Koronivia Research Station in Nausori today, the Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, Zhang Ping said China had invested some $14million towards the mushroom cultivation production in Legalega in Nadi and now it has a one year project with the Koronivia Research Station on the cultivation of rice. "In China we have the expertise, and the machinery and I think we complement each other well in the agriculture cooperation.

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  16. Fiji will host civil aviation consultationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Fiji Times

    FIJI is hosting a meeting of civil aviation leaders from across the Pacific next week in a bid to address an issue highlighted recently by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Civil Aviation Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Fiji was tasked with holding the meeting after raising objections to ICAO's policy on carbon emissions.

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  17. A-G: Brexit has no short-term impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Fiji Times

    This is one of the issues highlighted by Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyun during the Fiji Business Forum in Suva on Saturday. However, in the short to medium-term, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said there would be no impact on the agreement Fiji had with the EU.

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  18. Taxidrivers welcome extra business hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Fiji Times

    Passengers load their shopping inside a taxi. LTA released a statement calling for taxi operators to deliver 24-hour service to the public.

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  19. Vugalei bridge closure to affect 15,000 peopleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Fiji Times

    MORE than 15,000 people will be affected because of the restriction to one lane only of the Vugalei bridge in Tailevu that started yesterday. "People going into Nausori to sell their goods in the market and to do their shopping, as well as those going to Natovi jetty, and the club games on Saturday are the main ones who will be affected," Mr Waqanidrola said in an interview.

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  20. Crusaders halfback Andy Ellis eager to extend the long goodbye from NZ rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Andy Ellis, who has played 151 Super Rugby games for the Crusaders, played his first game for the club in 2006. This will be his final season in New Zealand because he is committed to representing the Kobe club in Japan in future seasons.

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