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Gang provided proper living-in facility during harvesting season seruwaia waqasaqa labasa A group from the Wainunu Methodist Church in Bua were in disbelief after they were provided a proper living quarters during the harvesting season. Representative from the Wainunu circuit in Bua, Joseva Rokotunidau, said the church needed to raise $15,000 for the Methodist Church [...]

No more pain for taxi driver

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Nadi Hospital cures Zaid of hernia problem Varanisese nasilasila nadi A taxi driver’s world of pain and frequent visits to the toilet has come to an abrupt end. Lachman Mohd Zaid, 43, was suffering from hernia for the past two years, but all that was cured following a successful operation performed by surgeons at the [...]

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Hilton school is $5000 richer

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Goodman Fielder Fiji extends help through its Child Sponsorship Scheme A $5000-cheque donation by Goodman Fielder to Hilton Special School in Suva aims to ease educational needs of school children. The cheque was presented by company general manager, Chris Zaayman to the school’s president, Rajendra Kumar and chief executive officer Sureni Perera. Goodman Fielder has [...]

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One-Month Baby on Life Support

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Mother still in hospital, father questioned by Police and released Varanisese nasilasila Nadi A one-month-old baby is currently under life support following an accident early Sunday morning at Kennedy Avenue in Nadi. It is believed the infant was sitting on the back seat with her mother at the time of the accident. It is alleged [...]

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Zafiya Shamim Suva The struggle in life and the desire to bring peace to transform the society so that it understands its purpose has been the motivating factors behind my writings, says Dr Rohitash Chandra. His book titled ‘Being at Home’ is his third poetry collection. It will be launched next month. “My new poetry [...]

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Reverend Joeli suspended

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Methodist Church says committee to decide ANA SOVARAKI Suva The principal of the Davuilevu Theological College, Reverend Joeli Qionivoka, has been suspended from his position, the Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma has confirmed. General secretary of the Church, Reverend Tevita Banivanua, could not disclose why Reverend Qionivoka was suspended. “The matter will be taken [...]

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Ex-student assists Lomary Primary

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Classrooms get painted, new fridge for canteen and books for library ANA SOVARAKI Suva Susana Baldwin of the United States of America, in the past few weeks, has been helping Lomary Primary School in Serua. She is a former student and since returning home for a holiday, Mrs Baldwin has bought a refrigerator for the [...]

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Labasa school gives to Ashram

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SERUWAIA WAQASAQA Labasa Residents of the Babasiga Ashram in Labasa were all smiles after teachers and students of Bethel Primary School visited them. Assistant headteacher Satyawan Virappa said they donated five cartons of clothes to the residents last Friday. Mr Virappa said this was part of the International Nelson Mandela Day celebrations. “As we all [...]

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NZ, Aust Seasonal Jobs by Year End

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ANA SOVARAKI Suva Seasonal work opportunities in New Zealand and Australia will open up for Fijians at the end of the year. Minister for Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment, Jone Usamate, said he had just returned from New Zealand where he had discussions with members of the New Zealand government and potential employers. He said [...]

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Racial Unity in Rallies

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It’s an early snapshot of how FijiFirst envisions new Fiji after elections JYOTI PRATIBHA The racial mix was a prominent feature of FijiFirst meetings in the West yesterday. It provided an early snapshot of how the party envisions Fiji, where all races co-exist without hatred and division. They came in large numbers in meetings at [...]

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