Labasa (Fiji Islands)

Type: City
Name: Labasa (Fiji Islands)
Country: Fiji
Latitude: -16.469999
Longitude: 179.380005
population: 33,398
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 3 reports

2014 Agriculture show gets underway in Labasa

17:26 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Shireen LataAgriculture Minister – Col Inia Seruiratu says the Agriculture Show is in its fifth consecutive year and it is becoming popular amongst people from all walks of life.He made the comment while opening ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 58 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Education Ministry steps in to assist students

18:57 TodayTaken from/By: FBC NewsReport by: Vosita KotoiwasawasaThe Education Ministry will assist sixty students who lost their classrooms in a fire at Korotari Arya School in Labasa.The school’s manager Prakash Sharma says class two and six students ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Hero's tale

A FORMER Fiji citizen has been nominated for the Pride of Australia medal award for saving the life of a neurologist who was involved in a brutal hospital stabbing in Australia on February 18 this year.Apart from being a nominee for the national award ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Friends give to hospital

PEOPLE of Labasa and the North will benefit from surgical instruments worth $250,000 given by members of the Kiwi group, Friends of Fiji Health to the Labasa Hospital Board.The group comprises medical specialists from hospitals in New Zealand who sacrificed ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

$27m relief

THE government has so far spent f $27million on cyclone relief programs.This was revealed by Ministry of Provincial Development permanent secretary Alifereti Filipe during a recent interview in Labasa, saying government spent about $4m for Cyclone Thomas ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dialysis centre

THE Health Ministry says the establishment of the much-awaited dialysis centre at the Labasa Hospital is well in progress.As part of such initiatives, several organisations are in advanced discussions on the development of dialysis treatment nationwi ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Medical trip for 2

TWO more children from Fiji have left for Shriners Hospital for Children in Hawaii for what can only be described as life changing surgery.For 17-year-old Aseri Sokiveta, the surgery will correct a bone infection in his left leg.Accompanied by his mother ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Water supply interruption in greater Labasa areas

Update: 1:09PM THE Water Authority of Fiji has advised its customers that urgent repair works are being carried out on a burst main at Nasealevu, Labasa which will cause temporary interruption in water supply.Impacted areas are: Bulileka, Vunivau, Basoga, ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Store water, Labasa residents told

Update: 1:51PM RESIDENTS living in areas around Labasa Town have been asked to store water.Water Authority of Fiji, in a press release stated that urgent upgrading works would cause intermittent supply from 10pm today.Normal water supply is expected to ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Infrastructure development

LABASA special administrator Vijay Chand has reminded taxidrivers that infrastructure development in the northern town will happen at the right time.Responding to concerns raised by the members of the Labasa Taxi Association during a discussion yesterday, ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Services accessible

IMMIGRATION services have been brought closer to the people of Caumatalevu.The Immigration Department opened its office in Labasa this week.Acting Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu yesterday said the new office would also assist visitors with visa ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Green sugar for healthy fish and community

Upriver to coastal communities along the Great Sea Reef in Vanua Levu, sugarcane farmers are adopting best practices to protect the food sources of those downstream.Best management practices are being trialled on two model farms in the Labasa mill area. ... [Published WWF South Pacific - Jul 02 2014]

Quotes

"They were very, very brave people, it's bravery akin to a war situation. I'm not permanently disabled, I'm back to work. What they did was lifesaving" he told the news agency
"It is only advisable that we be ready for the worst."
"We are also expecting two more team visits like this from volunteer groups willing to offer their services at the hospital."
"The Health Ministry, over the past five years, has bought about major reforms to address health issues effectively and efficiently and one area the government and the ministry has progressed in is the establishment of renal dialysis services" the statement said

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2014 Agriculture show gets underway in Labasa [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 58 mins ago]
AGRICULTURE SECTOR REMAINS MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO... [Published Fiji Government - 21 hours ago]
2014 Agriculture show launched [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 23 hours ago]
Education Ministry steps in to assist students [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - 23 hours ago]
Hero's tale [Published Fiji Times - Jul 28 2014]
PM BAINIMARAMA - LAUNCH OF “TAKIMAI” AND OPENIN... [Published Fiji Government - Jul 28 2014]
$27m relief [Published Fiji Times - Jul 25 2014]
Friends give to hospital [Published Fiji Times - Jul 25 2014]
Dialysis centre [Published Fiji Times - Jul 24 2014]
Medical assistance [Published Fiji Times - Jul 24 2014]
Medical trip for 2 [Published Fiji Times - Jul 23 2014]
Clients Can Fly Domestic Flights for $179 with ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 23 2014]
High standard treatment [Published Fiji Times - Jul 22 2014]
Cutters leave fields [Published Fiji Times - Jul 22 2014]
FIRE AUTHORITY REVIEWS LEGISLATION TO BROADEN S... [Published Fiji Government - Jul 22 2014]
Suggestions for new polling stations open [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 22 2014]
Letters – 20_07_2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Jul 20 2014]
WAF to ensure clear and safe water treatment [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 19 2014]
Water supply interruption in greater Labasa areas [Published Fiji Times - Jul 19 2014]
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Higher number of sex workers, report reveals [Published Fiji Times - Jul 15 2014]
HIV survey [Published Fiji Times - Jul 15 2014]
Fiji: MLC Vunilagi distributes cyclone rehab ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Barge Drops Off Cyclone Rehab Materials [Published Fiji Sun - Jul 14 2014]
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Fiji: MLC Vunilagi distributes cyclone rehab ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Source: Government of FijiCountry: Fiji The Government Shipping Services vessel, MLC Vunilagi is currently distributing pending building rehabilitation materials for homes destroyed by cyclone Thomas in 2012 to communities in the maritime islands in the ...
Fiji: Residents in north asked to take precaution [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 01 2014]
Source: Government of FijiCountry: Fiji The Divisional Commissioner Northern’s office has called on residents of Macuata, Bua and Cakaudrove living in low lying areas to take precaution as a heavy downpour is expected in these parts. Those living in ...
Fiji: Fiji hit by heavy rains and flooding as t... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Fiji, Tonga Fiji will likely be spared the worst of a tropical depression that's formed over the country, which is expected to intensify into a cyclone as it heads towards Tonga. Fiji will likely be ...
Fiji: Fiji hit by heavy rains and flooding as t... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Fiji, Tonga Fiji will likely be spared the worst of a tropical depression that's formed over the country, which is expected to intensify into a cyclone as it heads towards Tonga. Fiji will likely be ...
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