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InterContinental Fiji named best

Source: InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa Travel experts in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific have voted InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa as the best resort in Fiji. Voted by industry colleagues and travel peers, the HM (Hotel Management) Award recognised the 271-room resort as the best in Fiji for hotel and [...]

By RACHNA LAL The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has assured it is committed to working with Biosecurity Australia to ensure Fiji meets the export requirements outlined by Australian authorities for ginger exports. Chief executive, Elvis Silvestrini, said Australia and Fiji were both members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). “We must therefore adhere to [...]

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By GRAHAM DAVIS (Fiji Sun columnist Graham Davis is a Fijian born and educated international award winning journalist. He is the son of a former president of the Methodist Church in Fiji) Christian state: A country in which Christianity is declared the official religion. Secular state: A country in which no religion has more official [...]

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John Lamani, a true friend of Fiji, died in Honiara yesterday ending a towering and pioneering career in the Pacific Islands news media. Father Lamani – he was also an Anglican priest – founded the famous Solomon Star newspaper. He was its managing director at the time of his shock death. Father Lamani got part [...]

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By ARISHMA DEVI The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Suva City Council are on a mission to track down public service vehicles that fail to comply with the LTA regulations. Buses at the Suva Bus Station underwent spot checks yesterday by LTA and SCC officers. LTA’s media officer Alfred Wiliame said the operation was [...]

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By MAIKELI SERU Bus drivers had been warned to allow passengers to be seated before driving off from 4 stop. Land Transport Authority (LTA) spokesperson Alfred Williame said bus drivers should make sure that passengers were safe during the course of their travel in a bus. “It is a common practice that bus drivers do [...]

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By MAIKELI SERU The Ministry of Provincial Development and Disaster Management says 865 people have benefitted from the ‘Cash for Work’ programme. Divisional planning officer western Luke Moroivalu said the programme was a small scale, short duration protection programme which started after the flood in the Western Division between January and March this year. The [...]

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By MAIKELI SERU A Land Transport Authority (LTA) officer has left for China to study transport planning and management. Peni Kikau Komainavoka left the country last Monday to do a Masters in Transport Planning and Management at the Dalian University of Technology in China. He was awarded a three-year study scholarship from the Chinese government. [...]

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By ANA MADIGIBULI Commissioner Western Commander Joeli Cawaki says most women in the Western Division are still not aware of the significance of their participation in the electoral process. He made the remarks at the opening of the Bridge project divisional workshop in Lautoka yesterday. Commander Cawaki said women needed to realise that they could [...]

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Power works starts

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By LOSIRENE CHAND The rural electrification project stretching from Seaqaqa to Nasarawaqa in Bua is expected to be completed by June 2013. The project will see the rural people benefitting when it will be completed. Northern Divisional Planning Officer Alipate Bolalevu said electrical poles for the project have already been installed from Seaqaqa to Nasarawaqa. [...]

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