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  1. Daylight saving starts early next monthRead the original story

    Monday | Fijilive

    The Fiji Police Force has urged the public to refrain from lighting fireworks near or in the vicinity of major airports. A 67-year-old man of Wailoku lost $11,000 worth of tools and furniture kept in a shed burnt as a result of an alleged arson.

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  2. Food festival 'good'Read the original story

    Monday | Fiji Times

    AFTER a week of colourful delicacies, the Fiji National University's first international food festival came to a close at its Namaka campus in Nadi on Sunday, with enthusiastic prospects for the future. Organising committee chairwoman Aqela Cakobau said evaluation assessment forms sent out had noted positive responses, with most vendors outside the FNU pledging to return for the festival next year.

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  3. Korean food treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Fiji Times

    THE Korean Foundation in collaboration with the Korean Embassy participated in the Fiji National University Food Festival in Nadi last Friday to bring a taste of Korea to Fiji. A live display by embassy chef Hyun-ho Shin showed attendants how the Asian country's signature dish of Kimchi was made.

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  4. Race proceeds for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Fiji Times

    A doctor checks the heartbeat of a boy. Cure Kids is raising funds to help children around the country.

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  5. Work on four-lane road begins in NadiRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:42PM PART of the Queens Highway near the Nadi International Airport has been cordoned off and rerouted as the Fiji Roads Authority begins work on the tourist towns four-lane road.

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  6. O.A.R.S. announces the release of a new short film, River of EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Examiner.com

    Veteran river outfitter and ecotourism operatorg O.A.R.S. announces the release of a new short film, River of Eden, by award-winning filmmaker and National Georaphic Freshwater Hero Pete McBride. Selected as a finalist for the 2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival in November, the five-minute movie tells the unique conservation story behind one of the only protected rivers in the South Pacific-Fiji's Upper Navua.

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  7. 'Transport plagues trade'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Fiji Times

    Speaking to the media in Nadi yesterday, Mr Sopoaga said there was a lot of potential for Fijians and Tuvaluans in terms of trade, however, the logistical issues had to be improved. "We had the Fijian Agriculture Minister, Inia Seruiratu, who came to Tuvalu with a delegation from Fiji and trade is certainly an area that we are looking into.

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  8. Business study launchRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Fiji Times

    A NEW business qualification study program will be launched by the Fiji National University, says vice-chancellor Dr Ganesh Chand. While opening the 19th National Convention on Quality at the FNU's campus in Nadi yesterday, he alluded this qualification would encompass various aspects of business.

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  9. Sports NotebookRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Fiji Times

    THE Jet Runners Club of Nadi will host mountain run at Burenitu Village in Nabukelevu in the interior of Namosi on November 1. Entry is free. Anyone interested in long-distance running or mountain running is welcome to participate.

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  10. Moves to save turtlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Fiji Times

    This information was revealed at the International Conference of Oceans and Rivers held at the Fiji National University Nadi campus this week. The organisation used the forum to share challenges faced while trying to increase the turtle population in the Mamanuca Group.

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  11. Fijian academic appointed professor at top Pacific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Scoop

    Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva, a political sociologist at the University of Auckland, has been appointed professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and director of the Macmillan Brown Research Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. One of Professor Ratuva's tasks is to reform and revive the well-regarded Macmillan Brown Centre, an important New Zealand institutional icon to become a world class centre of Pacific research.

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  12. O.A.R.S. Releases River of Eden by Filmmaker Pete McBrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 14, 2014 - ANGELS CAMP, CA, Oct. 14, 2014 - Veteran river outfitter and ecotourism operator O.A.R.S. . Selected as a finalist for the 2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival in November, the five-minute movie tells the unique conservation story behind one of the only protected rivers in the South Pacific-Fiji' s Upper Navua.

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  13. Sports NotebookRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Badminton Nationals tournament will be held from October 17 to 19 at the Yat Sen School hall in Suva. Competition will be played in ladies/men's singles, ladies/men's doubles and mixed doubled and in the A, B and C grades.

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  14. Upgrade beginsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Fiji Times

    WITH a deadline set for October 2015, the extensive upgrade of the Nadi International Airport has commenced on time and picked up considerable momentum, says Airports Fiji Ltd executive chairman Faiz Khan. The overhaul of Fiji's biggest tourist gateway resulted in management having to cordon off certain areas for construction and the relocation of some tenants as the multi-million dollar projects start.

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  15. Taito promoted to Lieutenant Colonel rankRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Fijilive

    The Republic of the Fiji Military Forces Director Finance and Logistics Major Ned Taito has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The Fiji National Provident Fund is currently investigating three fraud cases and chief executive Aisake Taito warns members that they will be heavily dealt with for their acts.

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  16. Sports NotebookRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Badminton Nationals tournament will be held from October 17 to 19 at the Yat Sen School hall in Suva. Competition will be played in ladies/men's singles, ladies/men's doubles and mixed doubled and in the A, B and C grades.

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  17. Race to survive for sickly childrenRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Fiji Times

    IT IS back and this time, they are hoping to raise more funds and assist children who are in dying need of our support and assistance. For the past years, the world's leading operator Accor in collaboration with their charity partner Cure Kids had been organising and holding major charity events for the unfortunate and sickly children.

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  18. Wade shares optimism on yachting industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Fiji Times

    Marina general manager and CEO Adam Wade said it was a good capture ratio and this showed Fiji had tremendous potential as a yachting destination. "These people come from all over the world and they are all coming here and spending money in Fiji," he said.

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  19. Businesses step up awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Fiji Times

    Employees of Vua-La Fashion Pranita Devi with Adi Quini Bati holding some pink bras which are on sale as part of the Pinktober awareness. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA Vua-La Fashion in Suva annually displays Pinktober decorations in particular pink ribbons in the shops to create awareness on the importance of reducing breast cancer in Fiji.

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  20. Bottoms UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Austin Monthly

    Fijians want you to feel welcome. That's why the first thing they'll do when you visit most anywhere in Fiji is offer you a coconut shell bowl full of kava.

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