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  1. Treat for orphansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Residents of the St Mina Children's Home in Nadi prepare to board for their cruise to South Sea island. Picture: JAI PRASAD SEVERAL days from the start of the new school term, orphans from St Mina Children's Home were treated to an island excursion by South Sea Cruises yesterday.

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  2. Foundation promises fun-filled nightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Laughing Samons Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea'i with Joy Kami and Moana Liebregts at the Nadi International Airport. Picture: FILE THE WOWS Fiji Kids Foundation has promised Fijians in the Central and Western divisions another fun-filled night with the comedians starring in the Laughing Samoans show.

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  3. The biggest obstacle facing Kaji rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Fiji Times

    KAJI is translated of something small and commonly used to describe small children, now the word has become synonymous with primary school sports. Every year during the second term school break, the Kajis or the primary school kids strut their stuff on the playing fields.

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  4. Copyright infringements irk musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Fiji Times

    FPRA chairman Eremasi Tamanisau explains the association's roles and functions to musicians at the FPRA headquarters in Suva yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA THE biggest concern for the Fiji Performing Rights Association is the licensing of the use of music in buses and taxis in the transport sector.

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  5. Suva holds Tonga 1-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Fiji Times

    Suva's Noa Vukica on attack against Tonga during their friendly match at the Fiji Football Association grounds in Vatuwaqa, Suva on Friday, August 21, 2015. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU THE Suva football team failed to impress their fans as the side was held to a 1-all draw by the visiting Tonga national side in a friendly match at the Fiji FA grounds in Vatuwaqa yesterday.

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  6. Cash woesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Fiji Times

    FIJI Primary Schools Rugby Union representatives have questioned Fiji Rugby Union's decision to hold on to funds that were meant for the organising of the Rewa Galaxy Kaji Rugby tournament hel;d at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. FPSRU treasurer Josaia Sila said he had received word from FRU that they would only be given half of $120,000 that was provided by sponsors CJ Patel.

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  7. Carpenters opens new business centresRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:15PM CARPENTERS Finance customers in Nausori and Naulu will not have to travel all the way to Suva anymore for their financing needs. The division of Carpenters Fiji Limited opened its two new business centres today to cater for the growing customer base in Nausori and Naulu and other nearby areas.

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  8. Navy to receive shipsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Fiji Times

    TWO state-of-the-art naval ships may come Fiji's way late next year thanks to the Australian Government. This was revealed by the gunnery officer Lieutenant Mitchel Kerr of the visiting Australian Navy Ship HMAS Leeuwin in Suva yesterday.

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  9. PM opens new multi purpose court in ValelevuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Fiji Times

    Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama kicks the ball to officially open the new multipurpose courts in Valelevu yesterday. Picture: SOLOMONI RABULU Costing a total of $552,000, residents of Nasinu now have access to a modern facility which features three volleyball courts, one netball court and a Futsal pitch as well.

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  10. State visit reveals plans to form sister schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Fiji Times

    Chinese ambassador to Fiji Zhang Ping hands over books to Lautoka Zhong Hua School head boy Solomoni Qisavola yesterday. Picture: JAI PRASAD THERE are plans to form sister schools between Lautoka Zhong Hua School and the Huhan Fruit Lake School in Hubei, China.

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  11. The Redondo Beach Mermaid in Fiji: Swimming with SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Easy Reader News

    As one of the many perks of working for the best company in the world, Dive N' Surf and Body Glove, recently I was able to check one of my bucket trips off my list when I was able to go to Fiji for 17 days. I went to Fiji to lead a group of 12 divers for a week at Beqa Lagoon Resort, a southern tiny island, and 9 divers at Sau Bay, a tiny resort off of the northeastern island Taveuni.

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  12. Drug suspect in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Fiji Times

    NADI businessman Pranil Chandra Reddy appeared before Magistrate Makereta Mua in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday over allegations of importing $100million worth of amphetamine. He has been further remanded in custody until his next appearance before the High Court in Suva on August 21. Defence lawyer Babu Singh applied for bail but police prosecutor Constable Umendra Narayan objected on the grounds that the allegation was serious, a large quantity of drugs were found and that Mexican and New Zealand authorities were looking into the same case - the confiscation of the 7.3 kilograms of amphetamine at the Kings Wharf in Suva last weekend.

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  13. Safe arrival of MV Uluinabukelevu passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Fiji Times

    PASSENGERS on board MV Uluinabukelevu have recovered from the incident that resulted in the vessel being stranded on a reef and have arrived safely in Suva. However she said the MV Uluinabukelevu crew were still trying to salvage the MV Uluinabukelevu from the reef after it ran aground at Waiqori Village in Oneata, Lau on Tuesday, July 21. Ms Nailevu said they would send the MV Rogovoka sometime this week to rescue the crew members and tow the boat from the reef.

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  14. Virgin and Jetstar cancel Saturday flights to and from BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Age

    Jetstar has cancelled its Saturday morning flight, with its next flight scheduled to depart Bali at 15:35pm on Saturday. Jetstar said it would inform passengers on Saturday morning regarding the next flight after receiving advice from the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

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  15. Manueli ready to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Fiji Times

    YEARS from now, Manueli Rauqeuqe could be a rugby star. He has big dreams of one day donning the white jersey and bringing glory for Fiji in rugby paddocks across the Pacific and beyond.

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  16. Five fab cruises to exotic destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Examiner.com

    The Caribbean and the Mediterranean are the most popular cruise destinations, and for good reasons, since both are valued for their beaches, culture and cuisine, but if you're looking for something more exotic and adventurous check out these five voyages to places farther afield. * Paul Gauguin Cruises operates its luxury Paul Gauguin cruise ship in the South Pacific, and this sailing roundtrip from Fiji is a 10-night trip to a paradise that's off the typical tourist map.

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  17. Archbishop of York visits tsunami-hit village and calls for more action on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | York Press

    THE Archbishop of York has called for more action to tackle climate change, during a visit to Samoa ,Tonga and Fiji. Dr John Sentamu is leading a series of leadership reflections on climate change, at the invitation of the Most Revd Dr Winston Halapua, the Archbishop of Polynesia.

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  18. Parliament guide bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Fiji Times

    Japanese ambassador Takuji Hanatani, Speaker Dr Jiko Luveni, Rochard Herr and Prof Ian Rouse launch A Student's Guide to Parliament at the FNU campus in Nasinu yesterday. Picture: JONE LUVENITOGA STUDENTS have a chance to understand how Parliament operates and the individual roles parliamentarians play in Parliament following the launch of a book at the Fiji National University, Nasinu campus in Suva yesterday.

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  19. Seabed mapping exerciseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Fiji Times

    Mapping surveys will be conducted from August 5 to 7 in the vicinity of Lautoka and surrounding waters in partnership with the Fiji Hydrographic Office. After completing seabed mapping in Lautoka, the vessel will proceed to Suva to produce nautical charts for maritime vessels visiting the busy sea port.

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  20. Oral diseases rampantRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Fiji Times

    A RECENT survey conducted by the Fiji Dental Association showed that about 80 per cent of people in the country were diagnosed with some kind of oral health disease. This was revealed by Fiji Dental Association president Dr Vikash Singh during the National Toothbrushing Day celebration held at the Fiji National University Nasinu campus in Suva last week.

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