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$114m highway opens

THE opening of the new $113.8million Buca Bay highway brought smiles to villagers and farmers who were part of the celebration in Cakaudrove yesterday — knowing that this development turns a new leaf to bigger and better opportunities. more…
$20m early repayment

FIJI’S national airline made an early repayment of $20million on its loan facility with the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) yesterday. more…
Unequal income a challenge

ACHIEVING improvements in income equality remains one of the most difficult challenges, says Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Jioje Konrote. more…
Team works on road improvement

EXTENSIVE rehabilitation and sealing works are in progress on Ovalau. more…
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$114m highway opens PM Voreqe Bainimarama cuts the ribbon during the opening of the Buca Bay highway in Cakaudrove yesterday. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA
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Passionate about the environment

Shintyall Reddy is passionate about conservation and the environment. more…
Concerns over mill issues

CONCERNED about frequent stoppages at the Penang sugar mill in Rakiraki, Fiji Sugar Corporation executive chairman Abdul Khan travelled to the factory on Tuesday to meet with management. more…
Prison overcrowding

THE lone Fiji women’s corrections facility in Fiji faces the issue of overcrowding, says officer in charge of the Women’s Corrections Centre Anuradha Singh. more…
Fiji sets corrections service standard

SOLOMON Islands Corrections Service director for Strategic Planning Leah Alufooa says Fiji has good practices in correctional management. more…

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Putting a lid on fires

THE unfortunate death of four-year-old Shaiz Ali on Monday morning certainly did not make for good reading yesterday. more…
Your Fiji Your Voice

Letters to the Editor: Voice of the People

Sport
Cahill stars in win

SHANGHAI, China – Tim Cahill has continued his prolific form with the only goal of the game as in-form Shanghai Shenhua defeated Henan Jianye 1-0 in their Super League clash. more…
Ferns to tidy loose ends

AUCKLAND – A little tidying up now will go a long way for the Silver Ferns at next month’s netball World Cup, midcourter Grace Rasmussen believes. more…
Fatigue the only hurdle for Rogers

BIRMINGHAM, England – Fatigue will be the only factor that stops Chris Rogers from playing the third Ashes Test. more…
Pocock up for the challenge

MENDOZA, Argentina – Eyeing a final Test against All Blacks legend Richie McCaw on Australian soil, flanker David Pocock says intense competition within the Wallabies ranks is bringing out the best in his own game. more…
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Business
Moving forward

FIJI is only going to progress if the country depoliticises areas of economic development, says Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. more…
Public consultations on budget

PUBLIC consultations will be organised by Government in the lead-up to the announcement of the 2016 National Budget on November 6. more…
Reforestation initiative

FUTURE Forests (Fiji) Ltd has sealed a contract to provide tree seedlings for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s reforest Fiji project, funded by the European Union. more…

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Features
Craft show success

THE women artisans danced, celebrated their talents and braved the gloomy weather to get the best value for their hardwork — colourful handicraft items, contemporary art, and home-made delicacies — which impressed customers both local and from abroad. more…
From the margins

During the recent Uniting Church in Australia Triennial Assembly, I had the opportunity to listen to stories about churches in countries where Christianity is not the dominant religion or culture. Four international church leaders shared stories about the history and current landscape of their church, and how the church is responding to conflict in their locality. more…
Support for the physically challenged

MEMBERS of the public turned up in numbers to be part of the Viti Spinal Injury Association (VSIA) fundraising drive held at the Grand Pacific Hotel (GPH) in Suva on Saturday night. more…
Fiji Navy celebrates 40th anniversary

THE Fiji Navy celebrated four decades of service to the country last Saturday. Chief guest at the celebrations was Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. more…
Draft Income Tax Bill forum

STAKEHOLDERS in the business community were part of the launch of the consultation forum for the draft Income Tax Bill 2015 in Suva yesterday. The event was launched by Minister for Finance Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and witnessed by representatives from Government, private companies, various business chambers, accounting firms and other organisations in the community. more…

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