Archive [ 2013 February 8 ]

‘Do better’
Fiji Sports

‘Do better’

By VUNIWAQA BOLA Fijians need to understand that when they become Fiji reps of any sport, they carry the name of the...

32 teams for Waidigi 7s
Fiji Sports

32 teams for Waidigi 7s

By WAISEA NASOKIA The Waidigi Sevens will be held at Nadovu Park in Lautoka today. “We are staging this tournament...

Union faces cash crisis
FIJI NEWS

Union faces cash crisis

Retired members frustrated over years of  unpaid benefits By JOELENE TUIMOALA One of the country’s oldest trade u...

Chinese community marks New Year
FIJI NEWS

Chinese community marks New Year

By ANA SOVARAKI The Chinese community in Fiji last night launched the celebration to their New Year – the Spring F...

Faith repaid by Govt in Labasa
FIJI NEWS

Faith repaid by Govt in Labasa

By JOELENE TUIMOALA Viliame Lolohea never lost faith in the Government ever since he was promised a new house, after...

15-year-olds ‘with TB’
FIJI NEWS

15-year-olds ‘with TB’

By SALASEINI TAWAKE People as young as fifteen years old are reported to have contracted tuberculosis last year, acc...

Pay $2200, court tells ex-recruiter Lolohea
FIJI NEWS

Pay $2200, court tells ex-recruiter Lolohea

By FONUA TALEI Former local recruitment agency director Timoci Lolohea has been ordered to pay more than $2200 to a ...

Padarath bail granted
FIJI NEWS

Padarath bail granted

By FONUA TALEI Bail for a Suva businessman facing three separate charges was approved by the Chief Justice Anthony G...

Bail bid queried
FIJI NEWS

Bail bid queried

By FONUA TALEI The Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption has objected to an application for bail variation ...

$20K boost for hockey
Fiji Sports

$20K boost for hockey

By VUNIWAQA BOLA The Fiji Hockey Federation is the last sporting federation to receive a grant from the Government. ...

O’Reilly’s Bar helps
Fiji Sports

O’Reilly’s Bar helps

By VUNIWAQA BOLA The O’Reilly’s Bar has been assisting the Fiji Hockey Federation fundraise for the second round...

Horseracing revival in Ba
Fiji Sports

Horseracing revival in Ba

By ANASILINI RATUVA The Ba Town Council will be hosting horse racing at Namosau on Sunday. Mahendra Billimoria, who ...

Rounds, Vuira replace Tale
Fiji Sports

Rounds, Vuira replace Tale

By ANASILINI RATUVA Waisea Tale Senior is no longer the coach of the Nadroga soccer team. Nadroga Football president...

Blues await clearance
Fiji Sports

Blues await clearance

By ANASILINI RATUVA The Lautoka Football Association is awaiting the International transfer certificate of three Nig...

Awards night in Nadi
Fiji Sports

Awards night in Nadi

Source: FIJI FA The annual One World Flight Centre Fiji Football Association awards ceremony will be held later this...

Sheep farming grows in Yaqara Pastoral estate
Business

Sheep farming grows in Yaqara Pastoral estate

By RANOBA BAOA Sheep at Yaqara Pastoral Company Limited are rapidly breeding at an annual rate of 120 per cent. This...

Government’s initiative to boost agricultural sector, farming
Business

Government’s initiative to boost agricultural sector, farming

By ELLEN STOLZ and RANOBA BAOA Forty-seven students were awarded commercial agricultural scholarships yesterday at t...

Students talk on scholarship and ambitions
Business

Students talk on scholarship and ambitions

By RANOBA BAOA and ELLEN STOLZ One of 47 scholarship recipients is 19-year-old Greig Batimati. He hopes to specialis...

Captain Cook Cruises new general manager
Business

Captain Cook Cruises new general manager

Source: CAPTAIN COOK CRUISES Captain Cook Cruises Fiji is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Evans as gener...

Reserve Bank cuts lending rates
Business

Reserve Bank cuts lending rates

Source: RESERVE BANK OF FIJI The Reserve Bank of Fiji today announced a reduction in the lending rate that will now ...

Follow dream, disabled told
FIJI NEWS

Follow dream, disabled told

By FARISHA AHMED Life does not end once you are disabled, says former British Army soldier Derek Derenalagi. Mr Dere...

Nadi warning
Letters

Nadi warning

Bobby Raniga Nadi I wish to discuss about the tsunami warning issued yesterday, the manner in which members of the p...

1954 Earthquake
Letters

1954 Earthquake

Chris Tompkins Suva Not many people realise there was a major earthquake off Suva around 1954. This triggered off a ...

Food for thought
Letters

Food for thought

Peter Edwards Lautoka In the day, prior to Hong Kong, the coach always played low-key with media. Food for thought.

Las Vegas
Letters

Las Vegas

Susen Sakal Hayward, California Fiji you just have to do it in Vegas, Hype and hope had started months ago here and ...

Sevens problem
Letters

Sevens problem

Sam Gaunavinaka Nadi Our biggest problem in the IRB Sevens circuit is that the game has turned pro but we’ve remai...

Clear words
Letters

Clear words

Wise Muavono Lautoka In response to Talei Burness, the words “yalewa raica na luvemu” (woman behold your son), w...

Vuniqumu denies rape charge
FIJI NEWS

Vuniqumu denies rape charge

By FONUA TALEI A man pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape on Wednesday in the High Court in Suva. On the first c...

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