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Noqu ka Talei

Verse 01 Noqu dodomo me’u sereka e rui mosimosi dina Kamica ni veikilai ni daru a bucina Rua saiva dua walu daru a tauyavu kina Au mai sikalutu e kemu totoka dear Verse 2 Taladrodro...

Daru Dei

Verse 01 Noqu dodomo me’u sereka e rui mosimosi dina Kamica ni veikilai ni daru a bucina Rua saiva dua walu daru a tauyavu kina Au mai sikalutu e kemu totoka dear Verse 2 Taladrodro tu na bula baby au nanuma Veivakatovolei ni daru a curuma Yalataka mo watiqu ka mo noqu taudua E tagica...

Indeevar Nair scoops top award.

Indian national Indeevar Nair originally from Kerala in South India, scooped the top award during the Jai Narayan College annual prize giving ceremony. The Year 13 student was awarded the second dux trophy after school teachers announced two school duces for 2022. Indeevar said he felt elated and on top of the world. “This is...

Proud parents gift Hilton with a phone.

Sitla and Pradeep Lal are proud parents of Jai Narayan College 2022 head girl and school dux Demira Lal. Demira scooped her spoils of awards which included a brand new Galaxy S22 series mobile phone. Mr Lal, who is Vodafone Fiji chief executive officer, said they decided to donate part of their daughter’s dux prize...

Hard work pays off for Meeshal

Being raised by a single mother didn’t deter Meeshal Ayushna’s from achieving her goals. Last week she was awarded the dux of Nakasi High School during the annual prize giving ceremony. The Year 13 student said her family suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. “She (mother) was laid off from work and we suffered a financial...

Books for children in Fiji

About 50,000 reading books from Australia last month would fill the shelves and hearts of many young children and schools around the country. The Fiji book drive charity organisation has helped more than 170 schools around the country by donation books for their libraries. Founder and CEO Fiona Luth said her dream to start the...

29th November

Italian photo master Barbieri’s fashion works on exhibit in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) – From exotic and colourful settings for Vogue Italia to model Eva Herzigova eating spaghetti, a new Milan exhibition looks at the previously undisplayed work of acclaimed Italian fashion photographer Gian Paolo Barbieri. “Gian Paolo Barbieri: Unconventional” opens on Tuesday, featuring art that Barbieri, 87, produced during his career for designer brands like...

28th November

Trip to learn traditional navigation

FindingIslands Tours partnered with the Uto Ni Yalo for a one-day trip to Nukulau Island on Sunday. According to Finding Island Tours manager Kiel Ah Sam, the aim of the trip was to show locals and guests the history of Uto Ni Yalo. “We have a lot of talanoa that’s going to happen about traditional...

Sign language students complete six-month program

Sixty-four students were awarded certificates by the Fiji Association of the Deaf last week after successfully completing a six-month program in sign language. According to the association, 41 students graduated with basic certificates, 16 with intermediate qualifications and 10 in the advanced category. Among the graduating class was Joseph Vulitani, 12, Litiana Matebau, 11, and...

27th November

Motor racing-Ferrari F1 team boss Binotto to quit, Il Corriere says

MILAN (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Formula One team boss Mattia Binotto has decided to quit, daily Corriere della Sera said on its website on Friday, citing a loss of confidence by Chairman John Elkann. A spokesperson for Scuderia Ferrari said the company did not comment on speculation. Binotto, whose contract is set to expire at the...

26th November

Jennifer Lopez announces “This is Me” album follow-up 20 years later

LONDON (Reuters) – Twenty years after she put out her album “This Is Me… Then”, singer and actor Jennifer Lopez announced on Friday a follow-up “This Is Me… Now”, to be released next year. The 53-year-old, who has deleted posts from her Instagram in the last few days, shared a video clip on the social...

Louis Vuitton picks Shanghai for first furniture and homewares store

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton on Friday announced plans to open a dedicated furniture and homewares store in Shanghai, a world first for the French luxury brand as it aims to expand further into lifestyle offerings to affluent Chinese clients. The appointment-only showroom, which will open on Monday, is located in a century-old three-storey mansion...

Vet corner: Is my dog dreaming or having seizure?

The old saying: “let sleeping dogs lie” was said for good reason! You may have witnessed your dog sound asleep and periodically making twitching movements or even vocalizing little yelping or “crying” noises. A dreaming dog can show twitching, paddling, or kicks of their legs. These movements are often brief (lasting less than 30 seconds)...

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