Labasa (Fiji Islands)

Type: City
Name: Labasa (Fiji Islands)
Country: Fiji
Latitude: -16.469999
Longitude: 179.380005
population: 33,398
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Good Samaritans help student out

SANJESH Prasad of Line Point in Labasa thought his education journey had ended after he lost all his school materials in a fire that destroyed their home last weekend.But now, the 18-year-old student of All Saints Secondary School is thanking his lucky ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Police on full alert

AS Fijians await the outcome of the general election, the Fiji Police Force has urged members of the public to be mindful of their actions.Police chief operations officer ACP Rusiate Tudravu urged people to show respect especially with the much awaited ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fiji rural voters focused on infrastructure spending

The electoral system devised for Wednesday's poll in Fiji doesn't have MPs voted in by local electorates, but one national electorate.It raises the issue of whether those in rural areas will be adequately represented in parliament.But most in the rural ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Octogenarian in 6km walk

WALKING for about six kilometres was no problem for 85-year-old Changeshwar Sami as he braved the blazing sun to mark his ballot paper at the Tabucola Polling Station in Labasa yesterday.While returning from the station, Mr Sami still managed to put a ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Observers on the move

WHILE thousands of Fijians cast their votes yesterday, the Multinational Observer Group was busy working around the country observing that the election was carried out in a transparent manner.The 92 observers started work following the commencement of ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Democracy-restoring elections in Fiji

Big queues have formed outside Fiji's polling booths as the military-ruled nation votes for the first time in eight years.The man who ended democracy with a coup in 2006, Voreqe Bainimarama, was among the 590,000 voters today casting ballots for a 50 ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

A first-time voter says he is hoping for the best and a better Fiji. ...

A first-time voter says he is hoping for the best and a better Fiji.Sheik Rayaan, 21, who was among the more than 597,000 voters who voted today, hopes whatever the outcome, there won't be any more coups.“I’m from Labasa and am now working in Suva but ... [Published Fijilive.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fiji Airways welcomes new aircraft for its subsidiary

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Fiji Airways Group welcomes its new ATR 42-600 aircraft for its subsidiary, Fiji Link, at the airline’s Head Office in Nadi.The new aircraft, which made the long journey to its new home from Toulouse, France, is in line with the ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dry spell water worry

CLIMATE change and the dry spell are the major causes of diminishing reservoir levels in the North, says the Water Authority of Fiji.Responding to concerns raised by some consumers on Vanua Levu about the continuous intermittent water supply, WAF said ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pre-poll turnout

MORE than 49,500 Fijians cast their votes during pre-polling which started on September 3 and ended yesterday.And this represented a total voter turnout of about 77 per cent of the 65,000 registered voters who were entitled to vote during the pre-poll ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Labasa On Track

The Apisalome Turuva- captained Labasa side is closer to sealing a spot in the OFC Champions League next season.This was after the Babasiga Lions recorded a 3-1 win over Nadroga during the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League match at Lawaqa ... [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 4 reports

More complaints of Electoral Decree breaches

13:07 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Edwin NandA report of another alleged breach of the Electoral Decree has been received at the Nasinu Police Station.Police Chief of Operations ACP Rusiate Tudravu says a candidate checked on his banner posted ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 03 2014]

Quotes

"I am a FENC Fiji beneficiary and am very much grateful to Mrs Maria Kaukimoce, the organisation's divisional program administrator Northern, for liaising with several people for help on my behalf" he said
"All our officers are still deployed as of today (yesterday) and they are helping with routine operations" ACP Tudravu said
"The polling officers at the venue were very helpful. I was quite excited."
"I was born here so I wanted to have a say, nothing was going to stop me from travelling" he said

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Good Samaritans help student out [Published Fiji Times - Sep 20 2014]
Fiji rural voters focused on infrastructure spe... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 19 2014]
Police on full alert [Published Fiji Times - Sep 18 2014]
Observers on the move [Published Fiji Times - Sep 17 2014]
Octogenarian in 6km walk [Published Fiji Times - Sep 17 2014]
A first-time voter says he is hoping for the be... [Published Fijilive.com - Sep 17 2014]
The Multinational Observer Group (MOG) continue... [Published Fijilive.com - Sep 17 2014]
Democracy-restoring elections in Fiji [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 17 2014]
Fiji Airways welcomes new aircraft for its subs... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 15 2014]
Pre-poll turnout [Published Fiji Times - Sep 15 2014]
Dry spell water worry [Published Fiji Times - Sep 15 2014]
Labasa On Track [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 15 2014]
Career workshop [Published Fiji Times - Sep 14 2014]
Ba wins, Navua demoted [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 14 2014]
Observers happy as poll day nears [Published Fiji Times - Sep 13 2014]
CENTRAL DIVISION AGRICULTURE SHOW ENDS ON A HIG... [Published Fiji Government - Sep 13 2014]
Parents' belief in the power of prayer [Published Fiji Times - Sep 12 2014]
3FIR soldiers reminded of role [Published Fiji Times - Sep 12 2014]
WAF clears rubbish [Published Fiji Times - Sep 11 2014]
Labour condemns Bainimarama’s fear campaign [Published Fiji Labour Party - Sep 11 2014]
Navua U12 Into Semis [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 11 2014]
Beauty loves family values [Published Fiji Times - Sep 10 2014]
Be warned [Published Fiji Times - Sep 10 2014]
The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corrupt... [Published Fijilive.com - Sep 10 2014]
Navosa Players Eye Win [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 10 2014]
Battle Of Two Minds [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 09 2014]
PM Promises, Delivers In North [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 09 2014]
Suva A Game Away [Published Fiji Sun - Sep 09 2014]
Without a genuine democracy, we cannot build ou... [Published Fijilive.com - Sep 08 2014]
To love and honour [Published Fiji Times - Sep 07 2014]
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