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

    Sunday Jul 24 | 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. State sets debt ratioRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    ... Mr Singh said at the Pacific Finance Ministers Meeting on Denarau Island in Nadi last Friday. In the case of Fiji, he said, Government was working to achieve all its operating expenditure through operating revenue so that all the borrowings were ...

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  3. Water pumps to benefit canefarmersRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Sugar Corporation will provide water pumps to canefarmers in the Western Division who are affected by the dry spell. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made the commitment to canefarmers in Rakiraki, Tavua and Ba during public consultations with canefarmers over the weekend.

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  4. President opens Bula FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    ... its inception in 1960 in ensuring that the people of Nadi continuously enjoy the festival despite the many challenges Fiji has faced, the recent one being the devastation caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston," he said. Digicel CEO Darren McLean ...

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  5. Women's rightsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    ... to women in Vanuatu who were affected by Cyclone Pam and with the same context we are working with women here in Fiji to help support them lead the response," she said. The consultations are conducted by FemLINK in collaboration with ActionAid ...

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  6. Doctors urged to improve serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    Doctors during the Fiji Medical Association's mini-conference at the Labasa Hospital administration conference room on Saturday. Picture: LUISA QIOLEVU Speaking at the Fiji Medical Association mini conference, CWM Hospital's medical superintendent Dr Jemesa Tudravu told doctors to improve services to their patients.

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  7. Ministry to review systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    Education Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy during an interview with The Fiji Times at his home in Laucala Beach, Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU THE Education Ministry will review its security system after a report of the alleged rape of an eight-year-old student by a 13-year-old boy at a school hostel on Vanua Levu earlier this week.

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  8. Milestone PacWaste meetingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Scoop

    ... the recent release of more than a 200,000 from the PacWaste contingency to assist with disaster waste management in Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the wake of Tropical Cyclones Pam and Winston. Natural disasters generate a huge volume of intermingled ...

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  9. Ryan ready to lead Fiji to sevens heaven in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Rugby sevens coach Ben Ryan is mobbed every time he ventures into Suva these days as locals impress upon him how much a first Olympic medal would mean to Fiji. Fiji's coach Ben Ryan hugs Samisoni Viriviri after losing to England in the Cup semi-final at the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament, as part of the Sevens World Series, in Hong Kong in this file photo dated March 30, 2014.

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  10. Health statistics worrying, says PresidentRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:49PM RECENT statistics disclosed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services regarding the state of national health is quite worrying, says the President, Jioji Konrote. "In fact, it is most alarming because Fiji has been identified to have the second highest diabetic cases in the world," he said while opening the 2016 Digicel Bula Festival in Nadi last night.

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  11. Earthquakes in Fiji, Samoa regionsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    Update: 10:07AM TWO earthquakes occurred in the Fiji and Samoa regions early this morning but they did not pose any threat. It occurred 380km south-southwest from Doi on Ono-i-Lau, 530km southwest from Nuku'alofa in Tonga and 696km south-southeast from Suva.

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  12. Lal, NZ journo win 2016 Suva half marathonRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    AVIKASH Lal, the son of former Fiji and South Pacific long distance champion, Parshotam, and Ashleigh McEnaney of Women's Magazine in New Zealand, were gold medallists after winning the half marathon in Suva yesterday. Lal clocked one hour 15 minutes to win the men's division while Ashleigh who has been in Fiji for a fortnight, won the women's division.

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  13. 3 for KumarRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    FIJI'S long-distance runner, Ravneel Kumar and United States' Jaimie Gosselin of Boston, yesterday respectively won the 2016 Suva Marathon men's and women's titles. The Suva run was Gosselin's sixth marathon for the year.

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  14. Briefly Suva marathonRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    ... included Brazilians Lago Marcal, who is working for Mindpearl, an international call centre in Nasinu. He has been in Fiji for seven months and he will miss the Olympic Games back home. "Preparations are going well in Rio. It will be good Games. The ...

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  15. Vularika stars in Suva winRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    FLYING Fijians halfback Serupepeli Vularika was the man of the match for his Suva team after scoring a try, kicking two conversions and two penalty yesterday at the ANZ Stadium. Vatukoula's defence was in shambles in the first few minutes of the game, with Vularika quickly adding another three points to the scoreboard through a penalty kick.

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  16. Allen Jr leads Nadi amateur eventRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    NATIONAL rep Olaf Allen Jr leads the Meenoos/Srixon sponsored Western Amateur Championship at the Nadi Airport Golf Club course entering into the final round this morning. Allen Jr started well yesterday and was tied with fellow Fiji rep Roneel Prakash with one over par 71 after the first 18 holes.

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  17. Rahil chases second snooker titleRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    FIJI National University student Rahil Prasad will be aiming for back to back titles when he participates in the Valentines Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Services-sponsored snooker tournament at the South Seas Club in Lautoka today. Rahil won his first major title at the Lautoka Club last weekend when he bagged the second National Rankings Championship sponsored by Carz n Carz Fiji.

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  18. League surge in LautokaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    Fiji National Rugby League development officer in Lautoka Lagilagi Golea said renewed interest from Lautoka teams was a positive indicator of their work. "Rugby league started in Lautoka and there was a moment where the sport died for a little while and we are trying our best to get the sport to that level where it was before where Lautoka was champions of rugby league in the country.

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  19. Suva wins at homeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    ... back strong in our next game." Suva will play Nadroga in the curtain-raiser before the friendly match between Vodafone Fiji Residents and Tonga next month at ANZ Stadium in Suva.

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  20. Matavola is newspaper's sales agent of the monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    He is a familiar face at the Suva bus stand every morning, greeting early risers with the day's paper. He has worked the hard yards and pretty much grew up selling The Fiji Times .

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