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  1. Long serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    The Fiji Times Ltd publisher and general manager Hank Arts joins staff members with a long-service record on Tuesday. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU FOR Rajesh Prasad, spending 25 years with The Fiji Times Limited has been a very wonderful journey with a lot of good memories.

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  2. Pacific meetRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THREE youth from the Cook Islands and the Solomon Islands won an all expenses paid trip to Fiji to attend the first ever Pacific Youth Forum Against Corruption that was held in Nadi on Sunday. Organised by the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime, in partnership with the Pacific Youth Council, the Capturing Corruption photo competition winners were selected on their ability to capture an image that best described corruption within their communities.

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  3. Training assistance for secretariat staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... United Nations Development Programme is co-ordinating an international effort to provide capacity building for the new Fiji Parliament;Victoria is taking a lead role in the project through the Pacific Parliamentary Partnerships program, which links ...

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  4. Resort rebrandingRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Vision Group officially rebranded its Denarau property to the Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa last night, as it marks the resort's addition to the prolific Hilton worldwide chain of 21 hotels in Australasia. "As a 100 per cent Fijian-owned company, our desire is to contribute to the Fijian economy within the tourism sector and also contribute positively to the development of our people in the industry," said group chairman Dilip Khatri.

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  5. Power blackoutRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... Kete of Tagimoucia place in Laucala Beach said she was not aware of the blackout until her children informed her. Fiji Electricity Authority CEO Hasmukh Patel said they had a team working on the fault since 2am yesterday to ensure the interruption ...

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  6. Safer and resilientRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... areas of jurisdictions. "You will need to be strategic in your approach to allow us to build a safer and resilient Fiji," he said. "Your colleagues and the whole ministry are supporting you and also be rest assured the Assistant Minister Commander ...

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  7. Flash flood warningRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    FLASH flooding will be frequently experienced over the next few days as a trough of low pressure lying over the country continues to cause heavy downpours. Fiji Meteorological Services acting director Aminiasi Tuidraki said the trough of low pressure remained slow moving over Fiji and would bring associated downpours.

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  8. Housing dilemmaRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE rise in informal settlements in the outskirts of Lautoka City is creating a dilemma for the Housing Authority of Fiji. According to the authority's regional manager West, Ratu Inoke Bokini, more than 45 new informal settlers have set up homes in the Saru and Tavakubu areas alone.

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  9. Humongous sized lemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ITS humongous size turned heads in Labasa Town and as Rukhmani Goundar carried the lemon through the streets, passers-by made sure to get a feel of it. "There are a lot of big lemons on the same tree and I made sure to pick one and bring it to Labasa for The Fiji Times to take a picture of," she said.

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  10. ITaukei torture casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Niko Nawaikula, middle, presents his submission to the Foreign Affairs and Defence Parliament Standing Committee at the Parliament complex in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU INDIGENOUS Fijians have suffered the most torture and degrading acts since the 2000 Coup, Fiji Native and Tribal Congress' Niko Nawaikula told the Foreign Affairs and Defence Parliament Standing Committee during its submission on the ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Torture.

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  11. Decision makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Fiji Warriors Ratu Seru Cakobau breaks through the Naitasiri defence during their match at Bidesi grounds in Suva yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA TELECOM Fiji Warriors head coach Senirusi Seruvakula says his team needs to work on getting the basics right prior to the opening match of the World Rugby Pacific Challenge next month against the Pampas XV.

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  12. Fiji U20 management to select a squad to tour AustraliaRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji under-20 team management will select a squad to tour Australia next month after today's trials in Suva. The trial, which kicks off at 12.30pm, features some top players from the Fiji Secondary School Deans competition and also various provincial unions.

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  13. Serious approachRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... excitement in Labasa fans, most of who must have already booked their Saturday noon for this game. Talking of Labasa, Fiji football wonder boy Roy Krishna continues to make a name for himself in the A-League competition. According to the ...

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  14. Talent's testing groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    The Fiji sevens players say a prayer after their win over New Zealand in the Cup final of the Las Vegas HSBC Sevens World Series last week. Picture: Martin Seras Lima With the wealth of sevens talent that is expected to be displayed at the coming Fiji Bitter Marist Sevens, it is just absolutely exciting, just thinking about it.

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  15. New Kinoya power station to boost capacityRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Fijilive

    The Ministry of Health has confirmed a total of 212 laboratory confirmed cases of dengue fever so far this year. The Reserve Bank of Fiji has released the 2013 Insurance Annual Report following its tabling in Parliament by the Attorney-General and Minister for Finance, Public Enterprises, Public Service and Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum on 9 February 2015.

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  16. Funding Vital to Building Capacity of the DisabledRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Scoop

    ... Mr. Willy Sablan a participant and representing Vanuatu at the 4th Pacific Regional Conference on Disability in Nadi, Fiji said that through a Disability Rights Fund (DRF) funded workshop he attended, he was able to obtain funding to form the ...

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  17. New detector dog capability planned for FijiRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 7:04PM New Zealand Customs and Police and Fijian authorities have started a program to set up a detector dog unit in Fiji. New Zealand Customs and Police and Fijian authorities have started a program to set up a detector dog unit in Fiji.

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  18. Fiji 7s team arrives homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Vodafone Fiji 7s reps Vatemo Ravouvou and skipper, Osea Kolinisau with their fans and family members at Nadi International Airport this morning.

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  19. Fiji hosts forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Forum CEO Setareki Macanawai said a meeting of persons with disabilities that began in Nadi yesterday would give youth participants a chance to share experiences from their respective countries and assist joint efforts for an inclusive society. "Youth with disabilities are among the most disadvantaged group in the community, have poor health outcomes, and are less economically active, experience higher rates of poverty and are given fewer or no opportunities to participate in community discussions and involvement," he said.

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  20. 10 years for rapist grand dadRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... raped the victims while they were residing with him at Nasinu. "Rape of children has become very frequent and common in Fiji. Rape of juvenile girls by elderly family members who are in a position of trust has become more frequent," Justice Fernando ...

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