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TUITUBOU COMMENDS INCLUSIVE MARITIME YOUTHS

YOUNG people are carriers and vessels of inclusion and human rights issues and can harness effective campaigns on these issues affecting Fijians especially women and children. This was highlighted by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Laisenia Tuitubou at the closing of the Youth Empowerment training at Yavu village on Batiki Island in Lomaiviti last Friday. “It is encouraging ... Read More »

EDUCATION A PRIORITY FOR GOVERNMENT

OVER 100 Fijians of Navesi Primary School in Totoya Lau will have better access to education following the assistance of two boats and engines by the Ministry of Education. Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts Hon. Dr Mahendra Reddy while handing-over of boats and engines to Navesi Primary School in Totoya and Uciwai District School  in Moala, Lau said that ... Read More »

43 RETIRED FIJIAN TEACHERS ASSIST PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES EDUCATION SYSTEM

GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has deployed forty-three retired Fijian Teachers to assist in the development of the Pacific Island Countries’ education system. The Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Honourable Jone Usamate said that this was due to the shortages of teachers in the Pacific region. “We have been engaging with the Government ... Read More »

ATTORNEY-GENERAL ADDRESSES HIGH-LEVEL REPRESENTATIVES OF THE G20

THE Attorney-General and Minister Responsible for Climate Change addressed the High-Level representatives of the G20 at the inaugural dialogue between the G20 and the V20 following the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington. The Group of Twenty (G20) is the central forum for international cooperation on financial and economic issues. The G20 countries account for more than four-fifths of gross ... Read More »

MORE FIJIAN VOLUNTEER TEACHERS TO SERVE IN TUVALU

THE signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the Fiji Volunteer Service Scheme (FVSS) will see 16 additional Fijian volunteer teachers serve in Tuvalu for the next two years.   The signing between Fiji’s Roving Ambassador and High Commissioner to Pacific Island Countries and Territories, Ms Litia Mawi and the Tuvalu High Commissioner, His Excellency Temate Melitiana was held ... Read More »

HEALTH LEADERS URGED TO ADVOCATE ON NCD

PACIFIC Islands leaders at the Pacific Heads of Health meeting have been urged to take a lead role in raising more awareness on the control of Non-Communicable diseases in the region. This was highlighted by the Minister for Health and Medical Services, Hon. Rosy Akbar at the opening of the Pacific Heads of Health meeting held in Suva today. Minister ... Read More »

MAIA SETS OLYMPIC DATE WITH VANI by Mela Tuilevuka

JUNIOR Girls 800metres gold medalist, International Secondary School Maia Ramsden has encouraged silver medallist Vani Loloma of Adi Cakobau School to meet her at the Olympics ten years from now. Maia who returns to New Zealand in June because her father’s posting as NZ’s High Commissioner in Fiji has come to an end, hugged Loloma and told her she has ... Read More »

VUNIBOLA FINISHES STRONG by Andy Paul

STEAMING around the last bend of the Open Boys 3000m was Atama Vunibola of Wainibuka Secondary School. Despite being in the middle of the pack for the better part of the race, Vunibola knew he had more to give and finish the race strong as he passed two other runners in the last 50m to win the gold. “I saw ... Read More »

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