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

Delay in take off

THE US-based airline Inter Island Airways says it intends to launch operations in the country in November.According to information on the airline's website, recruitment of personnel and the launch of the carrier's online booking site is also scheduled ... [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Labasa social worker heads church women's body

Update: 5:47PM LABASA social worker and former bank officer Selina Lee Wah has been appointed the president of the Fiji Womens Catholic League.Mrs Lee Wah took over the new post after the election of new office bearers at the associations AGM on Frid ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hindu devotees celebrate Ganesh Utsav

ABOUT 100 Hindu devotees took to the streets of Ba yesterday to celebrate Ganesh Utsav, signifying the birth of Lord Ganesha.Vishva Hindu Parishad Fiji president Jay Dayal said they had celebrated the event for the past five years."Now, Ganesh Utsav is ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Letters Aug 12, 2014

SkyTerry Watson, SuvaI was interested in Tevita Gonelevu’s response to the subscriber concerns in the Fiji Sun.I read them several times to try and understand the reasons for the change. Then it hit me.One of his excuses for the change was the so called ... [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Letters Aug 03, 2014

4 The RecordJosaia Rayawa, SavusavuI have just had a chance to view both political interviews so far on “4 The Record” Frankly speaking, I’m disappointed not in the interviewees, but more with the media panel.It’s the panel that need to rethink their ... [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

CENTRAL DIVISION AGRICULTURE SHOW

8/29/2014The 2014 Central Division Agriculture Show will take place from September 10 to 12 at Syria Park in Nausori.The theme for this year’s show is “Sustainable Family Farming for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood Security” and it will include:• ... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

WHO REGIONAL DIRECTOR TO ASSESS HEALTH SERVICES

8/29/2014The World Health Organization regional director from the Western Pacific Regional Office, Dr Shin Yong Soo is on a visit of Fiji inspecting health facilities and the effectiveness of services provided by the health sector.Dr Soo met with the ... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Bolalevu: Know your polling venues, understand how to vote

PEOPLE in the Northern Division have been urged to know their polling venues and understand how to vote at next month's general election.With 20 days to go before the September 17 general election, the Acting Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu has ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Water rationing likely

THE Commissioner Northern's Office is working closely with the Water Authority of Fiji to ration the distribution of water to certain areas in Labasa.Acting commissioner northern Alipate Bolalevu said water level in some boreholes and sources had dec ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Arson worries company

BIOFUELS International Fiji continues to lose parts of its multimillion dollar plants as a result of alleged arson at its Lekutu farm in Bua on Vanua Levu.Company operations manager Timothy Gibbons Jr says they were expecting to harvest some of their ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT UNWAVERING

Providing assistance, wherever possible, to ensure talents of Fijians are enhanced remains part of government’s commitment towards youth development.Minister for Youth and Sports Commander Viliame Naupoto says promotion of sporting opportunities and sports ... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Labasa residents urged to store enough water

Update: 12:03PM THE Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) advises its customers living in parts of Labasa in Vanua Levu that there will be temporary disruption in water supply from 11am to 8pm today.A statement from WAF says affected areas include; Bulileka, ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

"It is entirely beyond our control."
"Now, Ganesh Utsav is being marked in Tavua, Labasa and Suva as well" he said
"This year the nation has made great stride towards the return to parliamentary democracy" Mr Bolalevu said
"Water supply has recently become a problem and we are aware of the situations faced by the consumers" he said

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Delay in take off [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
Labasa social worker heads church women's body [Published Fiji Times - Aug 30 2014]
Letters Aug 03, 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
Letters Aug 05, 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
Letters Aug 12, 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
Letters Aug 14, 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 30 2014]
Hindu devotees celebrate Ganesh Utsav [Published Fiji Times - Aug 29 2014]
CENTRAL DIVISION AGRICULTURE SHOW [Published Fiji Government - Aug 29 2014]
WHO REGIONAL DIRECTOR TO ASSESS HEALTH SERVICES [Published Fiji Government - Aug 29 2014]
Bolalevu: Know your polling venues, understand ... [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
Water rationing likely [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
Arson worries company [Published Fiji Times - Aug 27 2014]
NORTH LOOKS FORWARD TO ELECTIONS [Published Fiji Government - Aug 27 2014]
Crackdown on drunk drivers [Published Fiji Times - Aug 26 2014]
GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT UN... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 26 2014]
Labasa residents urged to store enough water [Published Fiji Times - Aug 25 2014]
Special needs equipment [Published Fiji Times - Aug 24 2014]
Thousands attend fete opening [Published Fiji Times - Aug 24 2014]
'Death' road a concern [Published Fiji Times - Aug 24 2014]
Fiji's Electoral Commission has boycotted the n... [Published Fijilive.com - Aug 22 2014]
Health support [Published Fiji Times - Aug 21 2014]
TOURNAMENT TO INFLUENCE SPORTS DEVELOPMENT IN T... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 21 2014]
Nadi wants B.O.G title [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 21 2014]
$129k financial boost for school [Published Fiji Times - Aug 20 2014]
Island runs dry [Published Fiji Times - Aug 20 2014]
LOOK NORTH POLICY TO INCLUDE SPORTS DEVELOPMENT [Published Fiji Government - Aug 19 2014]
Audit expat surgeons [Published Fiji Times - Aug 18 2014]
Group provides free medical check [Published Fiji Times - Aug 18 2014]
Crowd Calls PM A Hero [Published Fiji Sun - Aug 17 2014]
The People’s Democratic Party named 11 more pro... [Published Fijilive.com - Aug 16 2014]
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