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Students spread peace and goodwill

AS many as 51 students from 12 schools in Lautoka are spreading peace and goodwill in the community.

SPC joins dengue fight

THE Secretariat of the Pacific Community has stepped in to assist the Ministry of Health in the continuing campaign against the dengue fever epidemic.

Vodafone’s $24m investment

VODAFONE Fiji will embark on a $24million investment program around the country soon.

University opens eatery to public

THE Fiji National University has stepped up a notch to offer a unique deal to the public.

Polye: PNG inflation rate stands at 3.5%

Papua New Guinea Minister for Finance and Treasury Don Polye maintains that the country’s inflation stands at 3.5 percent as of the end of last year.

Fiji first iron ore export almost ready

Fiji’s first iron sand ore resources from the Ba Delta is expected to be exported out of the country soon.

UNICEF warns Pacific nations on violence against children

The Pacific representative for United Nations child protection agency, UNICEF, says efforts to combat violence against children are hampered by shame and denial over the issue.

SI fisheries officer ready to make a difference

One of the small but growing number of women now making their presence felt in the fisheries sector in the region is Solomon Islander Agnes Arahauta.

Regional fisheries officer up-skilled

About 22 fisheries officers from across 14 Pacific Island nations now have the skills to properly detect and investigate fisheries offences.

Melanesian festival of arts launched

The official launching of the 5th Melanesian Festival of Arts and Culture was held in Mt Hagen over the weekend.