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  1. Plea to repair roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Fiji Times

    ... encouraging and we are happy that the Government team has come to meet with farmers so we can discuss these issues." Fiji Sugar Corporation official Amirka Prasad told farmers that maintenance of cane access roads would be done this month once the ...

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  2. Island fire stationsRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Fiji Times

    ... be another cause of the problem. "However, Malhaha landowners have given their blessing and have approached Airports Fiji Limited to include the new fire station in their lease or the organising of new land for the firefighters to build their own ...

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  3. A tribute to the girmitiyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Fiji Times

    ... 103 years old on May 14, the day the Leonidas carrying the first load of indentured labourers from India arrived in Fiji waters. Every year, celebrations are held to mark the struggles and sacrifice of the indentured labourers who first arrived in ...

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  4. World War I: Dignitaries attend commemorative serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Fiji Times

    British Foreign Legion officer Major Jim Hall based at the British High Commission in Fiji lays a wreath at the memorial service at Veiuto, Suva. Picture: ATU RASEA Update: 1:34PM A COMMEMORATIVE service for the Fiji Labour Corps and the first reinforcement to the World War One was held at the National War Memorial grounds in Nasese, Suva this morning.

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  5. Fiji records improvement in vessel productivityRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:31PM FIJI'S improvement in the handling and shipping of goods was highlighted at the World Trade Organisation Trade Facilitation Agreement National Needs Assessment Validation workshop in Nadi this morning. Industry and Trade permanent secretary Shaheen Ali said with the successful implementation of public-private partnership, Fiji Ports Terminal Limited has improved vessel productivity by 70 per cent, vessel turnaround time has been reduced from 36 hours to 22 hours, reduction of vessel berthing time from six hours to one hour or less and the time taken for customers to deliver or pick up containers has been reduced to 15 minutes.

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  6. Ending violence against children in the PacificRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Scoop

    A three-day conference on ending violence against children in the Pacific starts today in Nadi, Fiji. Hosted by UNICEF Pacific, the conference will bring together representatives from 15 Pacific Island Countries, including senior government officials, Hosted by UNICEF Pacific, the conference will bring together representatives from 15 Pacific Island Countries, including senior government officials, practitioners and child protection experts, as well as the Special Representative to the UN Secretary General on Violence Against Children, Ms Marta Santos Pais.

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  7. Family support key in Labasa FACT victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    BEHIND every successful person stands his family and this was the case for the Labasa Football Association president Rayaz Khan as his family's unflinching support helped him take the Labasa football side to its first ever victory on Western soil as the side lifted its fourth Fiji FACT title on Sunday in Nadi. "My family has always been there for me whether it is about business or football.

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  8. Rare moment for Fiji footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    Les Murray with some Fijian sports journalists, from left: Maciu Bolaitamana- Fiji TV, Indra Singh- Radio Fiji, Shalveen Chand- Fiji Times, Fiji Times Editor Fred Wesley and Irfan Khan- Fiji TV. Picture: SUPPLIED Last week Murray was in the country for three days and was hosted to dinner by Fiji Airways at the Sofitel Hotel on Denarau Island in Nadi.

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  9. The new SteelmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    ... Las Vegas but he was also tied up with personal matters as he exchanged vows with his Tagaqe sweetheart in March. His Fiji teammate 'Ice' Katonibau and Suva opponent in provincial matches, has even dubbed him the Steelman in the current Fiji side ...

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  10. WC spots on offer for Fiji WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    Makareta Loma, right, of the Nausori Tae kwon do team throws a kick at her opponent Olivia Likusiga during the 3rd Korean Ambassadors Cup Taekwondo Championship at the USP Gymnasium in Suva last week. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA THE Telecom Fiji Warriors players need to play their grand game if they want to play for Fiji in the Rugby World Cup 15s in England later this year.

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  11. Focus on the gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    Makareta Loma of the Nausori Taekwondo team throws a kick to her opponent Olivia Likusiga during the 3rd Korean Ambassadors Cup- Taekwondo Championship at the USP gymnasium in Suva . Picture: JOVESA NAISUA AFTER the conclusion of the Fiji Tae kwon do Federation Third Korean Ambassadors Cup Tae kwon do Championship earlier in the month the federation has shifted its focus on the Pacific Games in July.

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  12. US-based players to boost tennis teamRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    UNITED States-based Daneric Hazelman, William O'Connell and Annie Shannon will boost Tennis Fiji's campaign for a medal at the Pacific Games. Hazelman and O'Connell are coaching in the United States while Shannon is on an International Tennis Federation scholarship studying at the Henderson State University.

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  13. Fijiana wins Bowl in LondonRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    ... 5-17 down with four minutes to go and a player in the bin to defeat Canada 20-17. Australia's triumph here also helps Fiji's chances of a place at the Rio Olympics as it means the Wallaroos 7s are all but certain to qualify next week in Amsterdam. ...

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  14. Product labelled 'grain of nutrition goodness'Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    THE newly launched Rewa Rice Ltd's unpolished brown rice has been labelled as the grain of nutrition goodness on every Fijian's plate. Speaking during the launch of their new product on Saturday night in Labasa, the company's manager Ashrit Pratap said the nutritional benefits of the rice were many.

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  15. $4.5m facility open for yachtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    ... would assist in the development of yachties at the local level though learning programs and events. "This will enable Fiji to introduce themselves to the international yachting community. It is my desire to see this industry grow for the betterment ...

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  16. Burst main disrupts water supply in ElevukaRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    Update: 12:05PM A BURST water main near Elevuka in Ba has caused a temporary disruption in water supply, says the Water Authority of Fiji. While supply is expected to normalise by 3pm today, WAF says water carts will be on standby to assist affected areas.

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  17. Super yacht numbers to increaseRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    ... said the yachties contributed a great deal to the local economy. "These are foreign exchange, foreign money coming into Fiji. "We are only scratching the surface and there's a very exciting opportunity for Fiji and for Fijian tourists and we are ...

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  18. Five-day Protocol training for 30 civil servantsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    This was revealed by the permanent secretary for the Public Service Commission Parmesh Chand while opening the five-day protocol training for about 30 civil servants in Nasese, Suva this morning.

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  19. Rotuman culture on UN endangered listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    This is the plea from Fiji Rotuman Association chairman Pasirio Furivai as the Rotuman culture has been declared a dying culture under the UN List of Endangered Cultures. Events such as the Rotuma Day celebrations, Mr Furivai said, help younger generations to learn these cultures from their elders through songs, chants and dances.

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  20. Plans for marinaRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Fiji Times

    ... will be investing into the new extensions. "It will also provide employment to about 1000 people and enhancing further Fiji's economy by an excess of $100million per annum which is quite an achievement." Port Denarau Marina managing director, Nigel ...

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