PDP’s demise could boost Labour

Fiji Sun The suspended People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faces deregistration if it fails to comply with the requirements sought by the Fijian Elections Office. One of the requirements, under the Political Parties decree, is that all the key executive positions are filled. It is understood that only the Treasurer and General Secretary positions are filled. If it is deregistered, it…

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Law enforcers share cultural wealth and heritage

Supplied Content Contrary to popular belief that law-enforcing authorities including judges and court officials and people in the legal profession including lawyers, barristers and solicitors do not even know how to smile, a gathering of men and women proved last weekend that they can socialise and promote goodwill and friendship and give vent to their cultural and social values. Paradise…

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New book explains Hindu rituals and customs

Magnanimity of Indo-Fijians acknowledged at launch Venkat Raman About two years ago, Yale University of Medicine introduced ‘Super Brain Yoga,’ stating that it is a scientifically validated method to help energise the human brain and enhance its sharpness and clarity. ‘Super Brain Yoga’ is today being taught and practiced as the principle of using subtle energy and ear acupuncture. Really?…

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Fijian couple win franchise business award

Supplied Content Former Fijian residents Dan Pariachi and Madhu Mala have scooped a major award in New Zealand that recognises excellence in the country’s franchise sector. The couple are national winners in the Business Services category of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. Remarkable achievement It is a remarkable achievement for the husband and wife team, who arrived in New Zealand…

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Fijian couple win franchise business award

Supplied Content Former Fijian residents Dan Pariachi and Madhu Mala have scooped a major award in New Zealand that recognises excellence in the country’s franchise sector. The couple are national winners in the Business Services category of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. Remarkable achievement It is a remarkable achievement for the husband and wife team, who arrived in New Zealand…

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The Talanoa spirit goes far at COP23

Jyoti Pratibha in Bonn, Germany For the first time in the history of the COP process, a Presidential dialogue was held between parties and non-parties (Governments and Non-state actors) on Wednesday, November 8 in the ‘Bula Zone’ of the Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany. Opening the dialogue, COP23 President and Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the ‘Talanoa’ was not a…

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