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COCA-COLA GAMES READY TO RUMBLE

COCA-COLA GAMES READY TO RUMBLE

Cokes Queen ready to defend, after boosted WAISEA NASOKIA sUVA Defending Coca-Cola Games girls champions Jasper Williams High School is expected to take the ANZ Stadium by storm when the competition kicks off this Friday. This was after the pride of the Lautoka and their 60 member team received a boosted from Pernix (Fiji) Limited [...]

Pernix backs Coke champions

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Pernix backs Coke champions

Jasper Williams athletes get new track uniform ERONI TUINACEVA Suva Defending Girls’ champions of the Coca-Cola Games Jasper Williams High School received brand new track uniforms from Pernix Fiji Limited at the ANZ Stadium yesterday. Addressing the students during the handover, PFL general manager Michel El-Rahi expressed the energy firm’s pride in being associated with [...]

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Chiefly Family Mourns Officer

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Chiefly Family Mourns Officer

Policeman found frozen to death in freezer LITIA MATHEWSELL The chiefly household of the Tui Sabeto, Ratu Tevita Susu Mataitoga, is in mourning after the tragic discovery of his young namesake in Nasinu yesterday morning. The body of Ratu Sakiusa Mataitoga, a police officer who had only just graduated recently, was found in a freezer [...]

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Gender Tops UN List

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Gender Tops UN List

UNDP executive board on tour to assess its programmes Farisha ahmed Suva Gender equality and the elimination of gender violence in the Pacific tops the list of concerns raised with the United Nations Development Programme which will be looked at during a one-week executive board tour of Fiji and Samoa. Delegations of the executive board [...]

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Fiji in WHO tobacco control

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ZAFIYA SHAMIM Suva Fiji is the third country out of 40 to become parties to the World Health Organisation framework convention on tobacco control. This was confirmed yesterday by the WHO co-ordinator for non- communicable diseases and health promotion, Dr Temo Waqanivalu. “The tobacco habit is extensively communicated through the media, the entertainment industry and [...]

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Farewell Brother Wara

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Farewell Brother Wara

Archbishop of Suva, Father Peter Loy Chong described Br Wara as a faithful servant of God AQELA SUSU Suva Scores of people from all walks of life crowded the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Suva to pay their last respects to the Marist Institutes school manager, Brother Joe Wara yesterday. The late Brother Wara, 65, had [...]

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Minister seeks UN help to achieve goals

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Jyoti pratibha nadi Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Ratu Inoke Kubuabola says most countries in the region will not achieve their millenium development goals (MDGS). Speaking to the executive board of the United Nations Development Co-operation (UNDP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Suva yesterday, he said “ you would have [...]

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13 Years For Rape

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Kadavu teacher  must serve 11 years before being eligible for parole Talebula kate Suva The Kadavu teacher, who was convicted for rape last week by the High Court in Suva, was yesterday sentenced to 13 years. Justice Salesi Temo in sentencing Aisake Kivi said it must be said that the teaching profession is a noble [...]

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Nursing student in hospital

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FARISHA AHMED suva A 22-year-old nursing student is in hospital with minor injuries after being hit by a truck at Princes Road, Tamavua yesterday morning. The driver of the three-ton truck, Suresh Bhan, allegedly lost control of his vehicle, hit the student on the footpath and then hit an electrical post. Police at the scene [...]

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Briefly in Court

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Fresh bench warrant A fresh bench warrant was issued an accused charged with five counts of obtaining financial advantage by deception. State lawyer said that it was over a year now and requested if a fresh bench warrant for Rajneel Singh be issued. The warrant will be reviewed on June 25. Talebula Kate Guilty plea [...]

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