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  1. Government to host budget forumRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    ABOUT 120 participants from different sectors in the country will work together with the government and the opposition to help shape the country's economic plan going forward. For the first time, the government is hosting a Special Budget Forum in Suva this Saturday to engage different industries to achieve as much consultations possible.

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  2. Chetty: 2014 a good seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    ... nang in Rakiraki could end crushing in mid-October and Lautoka and Rarawai are expected to continue for some time." The Fiji Sugar Corporation said it expected to crush 1.85 million tonnes of cane and produce about 210,000 tonnes of sugar.

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  3. Traffic dataRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    Authority spokesman Iliesa Sokia said the traffic counters were set up to record data in terms of traffic volume, vehicle classifications and speed. "This was done in conjunction with the Fiji Roads Authority and MWH consultants for a project on Labasa traffic management scheme," Mr Sokia said.

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  4. $35m cost for contingency planRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Electricity Authority will implement its contingency plan next week to address the dry spell being experienced in the country. The plan, activated in May this year, includes the installation of 40MW of containerised diesel generating plants to increase thermal generation further, thereby conserving water at Monasavu until the rainy season sets in.

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  5. Hotelier expends supportRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    THE Tanoa Hotel Group yesterday confirmed it had extended its commitment and support to the Fiji Cancer Society for the Pinktober initiative by an additional three years. Speaking to this newspaper yesterday, Tanoa Plaza Hotel Suva general manager Mere Rakoroi said they were excited for the journey ahead.

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  6. FEA to absorb costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fiji Times

    Customers have been urged by the Fiji Electricity Authority to use electricity wisely. Eta Begum is pictured with two solar lights in Suva yesterday.

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  7. Police probeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Fiji Times

    ... arrest of the person," Mr Groenewald said. When contacted via electronic mail yesterday, Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga replied: "No comment". But relaying the event in a statement, Mr Groenewald ...

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  8. Opposition leaders invited to budget forumRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Fijilive

    The current dry spell has forced the Fiji Electricity Authority to install 40MW containerised diesel generating plants around the country. Missing details of more than 1000 Polling Day Workers and Count Clerks led to the unsuccessful payment deposits to their bank accounts, the Fijian Elections Office has confirmed.

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  9. Moderate Earthquake Hits Fiji Islands RegionRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Malaysian National News Agency

    A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale, hit the Fiji Islands region at 6.34 am today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. It said in a statement that the epicentre of the quake was 318km northeast of Laucala, Fiji, and 7,336km southeast Semporna, Sabah.

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  10. UK hopes for full democracyRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fijilive

    ... Challenge between Nadroga and Naitasiri North Bulls will be held at the Ra Sports Ground this Saturday. Vodafone Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan says he has more aggressive and physically built players in his squad this season to match teams like New Zealand ...

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  11. Sports NotebookRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Muslim Sports Association has invited the following players to attend the national trials at the Nadi Muslim School from September 27-28 for the FANCA tournament in Nausori next month. The players are requested to contact team manager Mohin on 9992841.

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  12. Dawn of a new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Prime Minister Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama with President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau after the swearing in ceremony at Government House in Suva on Monday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU PEOPLE in the North have welcomed the democratically-elected Prime Minister, Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama, describing his government as the dawn of a new era.

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  13. Saneem: Ballot papers to be kept in store for safekeepingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    That's the confirmation from Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem as ballot boxes with counted ballot papers from the general election has started to arrive in Suva from other divisions. "The ballot papers will be stored for safekeeping for six months - it will be kept at the William and Goslings facility in Wailekutu in Lami," Mr Saneem said.

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  14. Response good to site planRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... the Lautoka golf course for the benefit of tourists who arrive on cruise liners. "We are still discussing this with the Fiji National University and Lautoka Golf Club, and we envision an 18-hole course of international standard.

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  15. Restricted course for captainsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    SOME boat masters will become certified boat operators when they complete a two-week Restricted Class Six course in Labasa. The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji -organised course that started last week aims to upskill participants' knowledge and help them become legally recognised boat masters.

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  16. A tick for the votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Electoral Commission chairman Chen Bunn Young with Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem at the Vodafone Arena during the counting of ballot papers. Picture: JONE LUVENITOGA A RECORD 83.9 per cent of Fiji's 591,101 registered voters voted in the September 17 General Election to appoint a 50-member Parliament - beating the likes of New Zealand and the US.

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  17. PM's first official tripRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    FIJIFirst party leader Rear Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama will fly out to New York tomorrow on his first official engagement overseas as the Prime Minister of Fiji, the Ministry of Information has confirmed. While not much information has been able to be obtained, it is understood that the newly-elected PM will address the 69th UN General Assembly that officially begins today.

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  18. Kepa it isRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Fiji Times

    This was agreed at a meeting between National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad and Ro Teimumu at the SODELPA office in Suva yesterday. And with Fiji's new 50-member Parliament set to have its first sitting in two weeks, the opposition has assured Fijians it will hold government accountable during the decision-making process.

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  19. Airport international passenger numbers up 26.1%Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... up 3.8%. About 40% of the trips were to Australia. The next most visited destinations were the United States and Fiji. Further growth was expected as a result of Air New Zealand's planned capacity increases in 2015, of 16,000 seasonal seats to Nadi, ...

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  20. Mindpearl expands outsourcing relationship with Brussels Airlines to FijiRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 23, 2014 - SUVA, Fiji -- Suva, Fiji, September 2014 Mindpearl has expanded their outsourcing contract with Brussels Airlines to Suva, Fiji. 'Our relationship with Brussels Airlines has been a valued asset to our business and a brand we are immensely proud to be associated with, we look forward to continuing our longstanding partnership.'

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