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  1. Lautoka ready to host 18 holes stroke championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Lautoka Golf Club is all geared up to host the Property Destination (Fiji)-sponsored 18 holes stroke Western Open golf championship at the Lautoka Golf Links on tomorrow. With all the top guns ready for action, top priority will also given to ...

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  2. Cricket Fiji finds strength in under-19 teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... just been great and hopefully with some success we can continue to promote cricket as another sporting option for young Fiji people," he said.

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  3. Sir Timoci's last swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... when he was on the golf course," Ms Tuivaga said. A best friend of his, Ilaisa Labaibure, said he rushed to the Fiji Golf Club when he was contacted by another golf buddy Isimeli Bainimara that something was wrong with Sir Timoci. "He was always a ...

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  4. Mariners to take shelterRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    MARINERS have been advised to take extra precautionary measures as east to north east winds are expected to strengthen from 20 to 25knots from today. Fiji Meteorological Services director Ravind Kumar said the strong wind speeds was caused by a tropical depression - TD07F - located about 155 kilometres near Rotuma yesterday.

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  5. More rain expectedRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    IT will be a wet New Year's weekend for most of the Fiji Group as forecasters predict heavy downpours caused by two approaching weather systems. Fiji Meteorological Services director Ravind Kumar said while Tropical Cyclone Ula was yet to directly affect the group, associated showers would be experienced over the eastern side of the country.

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  6. Police beef up security, moraleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Constables Mohammed Saiyaz and Semi Ravuiwasa check a car at Vitogo Police Post check point in Lautoka. Picture: JAI PRASAD ABOUT 30 of the Fiji Police Force's special response team are in the Western Division assisting officers on the ground during the new year's long weekend.

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  7. Infrastructure development steals spotlightRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    These include the multi-million dollar projects announced late last year - such as the construction of a $23million hotel project in Lautoka and a $20m steel manufacturing factory in Ba. "We didn't have a lot of major developments but there were a few which boosted the economy of the town," he said.

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  8. Wheat product prices decreaseRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    A REVIEW undertaken by the Fiji Commerce Commission has led to a reduction in prices for the price control items of sharp, flour, baker's flour, bread and breakfast crackers which comes into effect from today. Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya announced the price reductions saying officers from the Fiji Commerce Commission would be carrying out the monitoring exercise and any trader found to be in breach of the orders by charging higher prices would be issued with a spot fine ranging from $100-$1000 for a person and $1000-$3000 for a business.

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  9. Fuel prices dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... reductions in prices of unleaded, premix, and diesel and LPG products based on the latest review of prices by the Fiji Commerce Commission. Motor spirit went down from $2.11 to $1.90 per litre which is a decrease of 21 cents per litre or 9.95 per ...

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  10. $2m ladder trucks for National Fire AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... could not spend Christmas with them due to the call of duty." Mr Kumar also thanked members of various communities in Fiji who all enjoyed a safe and fire-free Christmas celebration. Yesterday, NFA received two new ladder trucks worth $2million to ...

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  11. NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Ula's eye and rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    VIDEO: NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Ula's Eye and Rainfall On Dec. 29, NASA's GPM saw rain was falling at a rate of over 83.6 mm per in a feeder... view more Tropical Cyclone Ula formed on Dec. 30 and continued tracking south of Pago Pago as NASA observed rainfall rates and saw an eye form the next day. Warnings were in effect in Fiji as Ula approaches.

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  12. Listen up: The route to paradise just becameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Newsday

    Listen up: The route to paradise just became a little easier. Pleasure-loving Fiji has recovered its equilibrium at last after a coup and constitutional crisis, and travelers will soon benefit from an upgrade to the country's Nadi International Airport, according to Lonely Planet.

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  13. Qalomai aims for 'Razor'Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:03PM SUVA boxer Ulaiasi 'Sweet' Qalomai is eyeing a return-bout against champion Junior 'The Razor' Farzan Ali for the Fiji welterweight title.

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  14. Expect heavy rain, flashflooding, says forecasterRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 3:42PM Tropical Cyclone Ula will not pose an immediate threat to Fiji but the storm will add several inches of rain to the precipitation expected from the second system - Tropical Depression TD07F - which is hovering near Rotuma. TC Ula is expected to remain a category one system over the next 24 to 48 hours and maintain a south-southwest track.

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  15. Chinese delegation visits FijiRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:11PM BILATERAL relations between Fiji and China are a good example of how countries should engage with each other, says a top visiting Chinese Government official. The People's Republic of China, Ministry of Culture Vice Minister, Ding Wei made these comments during a courtesy visit to Foreign Affairs Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.

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  16. Usamate wants all Fijians treated equallyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 1:15PM HEALTH and Medical Services Minister Jone Usamate has called on his staff members to treat every Fijian equally when they seek the ministry's services. While launching the ministry's National Strategic Plan 2016-2020 in Suva today, Mr Usamate said it was important to follow the strategic direction that Government had set for the ministry.

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  17. The spirit of Christmas is aliveRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:40PM VODAFONE Fiji staff visited The Fiji Times head office in Suva today to sing Christmas carols and present Christmas gifts. Vodafone's business accounts manager Fanny Hereniko said this was a means of showing their appreciation for the business relationship The Fiji Times has with Vodafone Fiji all this years as a post-pay customer.

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  18. FRA to close road to remove treeRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:36PM THE Fiji Roads Authority is advising motorists who travel along Princess Road in Suva of a temporary road closure planned for tomorrow. It said the road from the Princess Road/Sawani Road intersection and Naitaqiri Road junction would be closed from 10am to 3pm.

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  19. Police beef up patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... They are out in numbers to ensure everyone's safety this festive season. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU. Update: 5:39PM THE Fiji Police Force has beefed up patrols to ensure the safety of everyone this festive season. Chief Operations Officer, Assistant ...

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  20. Project targets women vendorsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE United Nations Market for Change project is one of the many initiatives developed by the UN to help promote women and also allow them to be part of the decision-making process in any community. A newly-released report titled Pacific Women Sharing Pacific Development: First Progress Report 2012 - 2015 stated that despite the majority of market vendors in Fiji being women, they were mostly left out when it came to decision-making processes governing their workplaces.

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