Labasa (Fiji Islands)

Type: City
Name: Labasa (Fiji Islands)
Country: Fiji
Latitude: -16.469999
Longitude: 179.380005
population: 33,398
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Two houses destroyed in fire this diwali

17:05 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Shireen LataTwo houses were damaged in fires on Diwali day.National Fire Authority’s Chief Executive Officer – John O’Connor says the first incident happened in Labasa while the incident occurred in Lautok ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Alleged aggravated robbers in police custody

13:00 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Rashika KumarTwo men were arrested and are in police custody following an aggravated robbery case that left a woman admitted in the Labasa Hospital yesterday.Both suspects are twenty-two years old and allegedly ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Police Laud Diwali Safety

There were no major incidents during Diwali, prompting gratitude from the Fiji Police Force.Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro acknowledged the public for adhering to safety on Diwali holiday.“We would like to acknowledge the support of members of the public ... [Published Fiji Sun - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Last Farewell For Duke

The Last Post was played yesterday at the Fiji Police Force K-9 unit at Nasese, Suva as friends bid final farewell to K-9 Duke.K-9 Duke was a faithful servant and to the K-9 unit, he was a loyal friend.Duke’s handler, Richard Kubu, when interviewed yesterday ... [Published Fiji Sun - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sacrificing Diwali

The Vodafone Fiji Under-20 football team and officials sacrificed their Diwali holiday to attend camp at the Fiji Football Academy in Suva yesterday.The Ravinesh Kumar-coached side continues with its preparations while its families celebrated the annual ... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fear not, go to the hospital

BREAST cancer is preventable and early detection is vital for any woman who might be at risk.Fiji Cancer Society manager Raj Baleisuva said the Pinktober breast cancer initiative had positive responses from organisations in the country, particularly in ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

North Celebrate With A March

The Akhil Shree Sanatan Brahman Prohit Sabha in conjunction with the Labasa Multi -Cultural Centre, organised a pre-Diwali celebration in Labasa on Monday night.People joined in the celebration where they carried lights, diya, bamboo lamps, and candles ... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Strive for the best, Sarma tells council officials

Update: 11:14AM INDIAN High Commissioner to Fiji Gitesh Sarma this morning encouraged the Labasa Town Council officials to work another level higher.Mr Sarma says they are part of the countrys process of change and it is only proper they strive for the ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

TB cases expected to increase

MORE than 260 tuberculosis cases were recorded by the Ministry of Health in the first quarter of this year.And this number is expected to increase to about 400 by the end of the year, says National TB Control Officer Dr Sakiusa Mainawalala."We are very ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Water supply cut off

SOME government officials in Labasa knocked off early yesterday as water supply was cut to their offices.Acting Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu said officials had no choice but to head home because the situation was against the OHS policy."Some ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Burst water main causes supply disruption in Labasa

Update:1:30PMA BURST water main has cut supplies to some properties in Labasa Town and the Water Authority of Fiji workers are working to fix it as quickly as possible.The damage will cause temporary water supply disruptions to the Labasa Hospital, Court ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

‘RACE FOR SURVIVAL' OFFICIATED BY ASSISTANT HEALTH MINISTER

The Assistant Minister for Health Hon. Veena Bhatnagar officially launched the ‘Race for Survival Event’ at the Gurunank Primary School ground in Labasa today.The event initiated by Save the Children Fiji saw more than 400 children from different schools ... [Published Fiji Government - Oct 19 2014]

Quotes

"Breast cancer is preventable and ever since the initiative was introduced a lot of women have been more confident in coming forward to get screened for breast cancer."
"The authority also regrets the inconvenience caused to its customers but for further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 or text through to 5777 for Vodafone and Inkk users or email to contact@waf.com.fj" the statement said
"This is due to the increased number of activities that have been done by the implementing units in the three centres, Lautoka, Labasa and Tamavua, as we are achieving our targets."
A WAF statement issued this morning states: "This water disruption is due to urgent repair works to a burst main beside ANZ Bank in Labasa Town."

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Two houses destroyed in fire this diwali [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 13 hours ago]
Alleged aggravated robbers in police custody [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 16 hours ago]
Police Laud Diwali Safety [Published Fiji Sun - 17 hours ago]
Letters October 25 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - 19 hours ago]
Last Farewell For Duke [Published Fiji Sun - 19 hours ago]
Sacrificing Diwali [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 24 2014]
Fear not, go to the hospital [Published Fiji Times - Oct 23 2014]
The Fiji Red Cross Society has started their pr... [Published Fijilive.com - Oct 22 2014]
North Celebrate With A March [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 22 2014]
Jaduram’s James Cook Hotel To Be An Addition To... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 21 2014]
Prime Suva Waterfront Properties May Be Develop... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 21 2014]
Strive for the best, Sarma tells council officials [Published Fiji Times - Oct 21 2014]
Water supply cut off [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
TB cases expected to increase [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
$3.5m hotel for Jaduram Investments Limited [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 20 2014]
The lesser-visited islands of Fiji [Published Daily Life - Oct 20 2014]
Nasolo Young Boys Triumph Up North [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 20 2014]
Burst water main causes supply disruption in La... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 20 2014]
‘RACE FOR SURVIVAL' OFFICIATED BY ASSISTANT HEA... [Published Fiji Government - Oct 19 2014]
Minister assists pension recipient [Published Fiji Times - Oct 19 2014]
Race for Survival first for Labasa [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 19 2014]
Fiji pips New Zealand by minutes in survival race [Published Fiji Times - Oct 17 2014]
Reduction in death rates recorded [Published Fiji Times - Oct 17 2014]
Safety And Access [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 17 2014]
North ‘Race For Survival’ A Success [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 17 2014]
Ten house fires before Diwali [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 17 2014]
Students brave the heat to race [Published Fiji Times - Oct 17 2014]
POSITIVE RESPONSES TO FIRST PUBLIC CONSULTATION... [Published Fiji Government - Oct 16 2014]
Road troubles farmers [Published Fiji Times - Oct 16 2014]
Survival race today [Published Fiji Times - Oct 16 2014]
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