Monthly Archives: January 2017

Central Bank says Inflation drops

Central Bank says Inflation drops

The Central  Bank says inflation has dropped since it rose sharply last year following the floods in December. Governor Barry Whiteside says inflation fell to 3 point 9 percent from 4 point 3 percent in November. RBF says inflation in ...

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Agriculture Ministry works on reducing import bill

Agriculture Ministry works on reducing import bill

Land availability and productivity issues on farms are some major factors contributing towards the country’s agricultural trade deficit. The Ministry of Agriculture has highlighted these factors as Fiji’s agricultural imports continue to exceed exports of agricultural commodities. A key area ...

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Appeals Court rules to hear Qaranivalu’s case

Appeals Court rules to hear Qaranivalu’s case

The Appeals Court has today granted leave to appeal for convicted High Chief of Naitasiri Ratu Inoke Takiveikata. Takiveikata has appealed several counts of mutiny in 2000, which cost the lives of eight soldiers. Court records show Ratu Takiveikata ordered ...

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Vision group expecting another buoyant year

Vision group expecting another buoyant year

Vision Group Investments is expecting another buoyant year as they prepare to launch their latest investment called ‘Vision Investment Home Centers Limited’ in Papua New Guinea in a few weeks time. Speaking to Fiji One News Vision Group chief executive ...

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Government to enforce school health policy

Government to enforce school health policy

Government will be enforcing strict conditions on what school canteens will be providing their students. Minister for Health and Services Rosy Akbar says there is a need to enforce these policies to protect future generations from Non Communicable Diseases. She ...

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Nurses counseled for ‘Jingle bell’ video

Nurses counseled for ‘Jingle bell’ video

Nurses who were part of a video circulating on social media singing “Jingle Bells, Patients Smells” have been counselled. This was confirmed to Fiji One News by the Health Minister Rosy Akbar today.   “That matter is closed, the investigations is ...

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More efforts needed to address issue of suicide

More efforts needed to address issue of suicide

A call has been made by a youth group Youth Champs for Mental Health  for more efforts by stakeholders towards addressing the issue of suicide. This follows reports of suicide and attempted suicide cases, once again becoming a concern. According ...

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New Director for ILO Pacific

New Director for ILO Pacific

A new Director is now at the helm of the International Labour Organization Office for Pacific Island Countries. Donglin Li has assumed the role and will be based in Suva. He visited Ministry of Foreign Affairs and presented his credentials ...

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More BAF officers recruited for border security

More BAF officers recruited for border security

17 new Biosecurity Officers have been recruited to help enhance security at our borders. A week-long intensive Induction program was held for the new recruits to acquaint them with entire BAF processes and to prepare them to take on their ...

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Parker and Fury camps unable to agree

Parker and Fury camps unable to agree

The Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury camps have been unable to come to an agreement over their WBO Heavyweight Championship bout, forcing the governing body to step in. Duco Director David Higgins, who along with Top Rank’s Bob Arum and ...

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