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Artefacts to be put on display
ARTEFACTS such as passports used by Indians to travel from India to Fiji during the colonial days will be on show for public viewing during the Eid Mela in Lautoka next week.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
LABOUR shortages for canegrowers supplying the Lautoka mill has forced farmers to venture into the Central and Eastern divisions in search of canecutters.
Blues key players out
NIGGLING injuries have plagued Lautoka ahead of their crucial Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League clash against defending champions Ba on Sunday.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
10 degrees lowest yet
All wrapped up ... One-year-old Annette Meo was geared up for the cold weather as she joined her sister, Laisa Meo, 17, and family for lunch at the Laucala foreshore yesterday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Staff nurse Natasha Chetty takes the pressure and sugar levels of Mei Mili Tikoi during a workshop at Sea Breeze Hotel in Lautoka.
Bus veers off road
FOURTEEN people ended up at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday morning after the bus they were travelling in veered off the road and hit an electricity pole before going into a ditch.
Digicel Outlines Fiji Network Upgrade Plans
Digicel Fiji has announced plans to spend FJ$70 million expanding and upgrading its mobile data network this being the most significant investment since the operator launched in 2008.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Step down, says FLP
THE Fiji Labour Party says the Prime Minister should step down from office if he wishes to use his position to campaign for FijiFirst in the lead up to the September polls.
Search expands for man
POLICE yesterday expanded the search for a missing 54-year-old man with an amputated leg to Ba waters after the boat he was travelling in capsized near Vomo Island off the coast of Lautoka on Wednesday.
SUGAR industry stakeholders are working with the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji to conduct a survey on cane farms in three sectors after termites infested and destroyed crops on a Lautoka farm.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
WAF upgrades pipelines
"In Nadi, pipeline upgrading work was carried out in Malawai, Carreras, Legalega and Uci Rd, while a new pipeline will be installed in Vunayasi," the authority said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Digicel upgrades network
Update: 3:45PM DIGICEL Fiji confirmed that the network upgrade is already in progress with Lautoka now under full 3G+ coverage and towns being added each day.
UN to fund seven more resource centres for region
Women market vendors show their excitement after the opening of the accommodation and resource centre in Lautoka.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Yaseen to the rescue
The Suva-born Australian resident made the announcement at the handover of $320,000 worth of dialysis equipment to the Lautoka Hospital last Saturday.
New Lautoka coach starts on a winning note at home
Rewa's Tevita Warasinivalu shields the ball from Lautoka's Alvin Avinesh during their national league clash at Churchill Park in Lautoka yesterday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
PM talks values at rally
MORE than 800 young boys participated in the Lautoka District Annual Scouts' Rally which began on Thursday and ends today at Fenner Park.
Fear tactics claim
FEAR tactics employed by the government is stopping people from participating in political rallies in the Western Division, says Fiji Labour Party candidate Vyas Deo Sharma.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Bowler set to follow grandfather's footstep
UPCOMING bowling sensation Sema Matailevu is set to follow in the footesteps of his grandfather and former national rep Panapasa Matailevu.
FNU showcases career path at open day
Update: 4:00PM STUDENTS from around the Central and Eastern divisions turned up today at FNU Koronivia Campus in Nausori to be part of the Fiji National University open day.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Issues irk farmers
LABOUR shortages, high labour costs and cane access road repairs are the main issues for canegrowers in the Western Division.