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    Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports

Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports

There are hopes that Fiji’s Ports Development Infrastructure Programme for Suva will draw from the experience and some of the growth patterns which New Zealand has achieved. New Zealand Ambassador

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    Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

The Security Plan for the Ports of Suva and Lautoka for the next five years has been approved by the designated authority, the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji. Senior port

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    Two New Ships For Maritime Communities

Two New Ships For Maritime Communities

Government is getting two more ships for the maritime zone next year. This was confirmed to the Fiji Sun by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Pio Tikoduadua. This, he

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    Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels

Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels

A group of seafarers believe the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) could assist them to find work with foreign shipping companies. Group spokesman Ratu Raivolita Uluilakeba said under the

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    Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations

Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations

Douglas Salvage and Towage Limited plays a crucial role in the bauxite mining operation in Bua. One of its two tugboats, the Bellarine, usually operates in Galoa Bay, Bua to

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    Marine Simulators Installation Soon

Marine Simulators Installation Soon

The commissioning of the state-of-the-art high tech marine simulators installed at the Fiji Maritime Academy is on hold. The commissioning which was supposed to be held in March this year

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    Baby Joy

Baby Joy

It’s been an October to remember for proud grandparents Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and wife Mary. They welcomed their 15th grandchild Adi Ateca Loabuka yesterday. Adi Ateca, weighing 4.04 kilogrammes,

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    Why Civil Service Reforms Needed

Why Civil Service Reforms Needed

The Auditor-General’s reports (2007-2013) underscore the urgent need for the civil service reform planned by the Government. This is why it must happen, and the sooner the better: 2007 Report

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    Reports  Support Need For  Reforms

Reports Support Need For Reforms

The content of the Auditor-General’s reports backs the Government’s plan to reform the civil service. The following findings reinforce the case for change to modernise the service. 2010 Report –

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Up To Parliament, Says Tikoitoga

  Up To Parliament, Says Tikoitoga

Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga says he will not comment on the military, overspending its budget allocations in 2007. The Commander of

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Fiji Still Out of PIF

  Fiji Still Out of PIF

Fiji is still out of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF). This was the reaction of the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama,

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White Papers Need Consultations

  White Papers Need Consultations

The first Cabinet meeting yesterday has pleased participants was a successful one. “I must admit that our first Cabinet meeting

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Diwali Is About Unity, Peace, Forgiveness

  Diwali Is About Unity, Peace, Forgiveness

Vunimono Sanatan Dharam Primary School students of Nausori have been reminded of the importance of Diwali to Fijians. In their

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‘Practice the Meaning of Diwali’

  ‘Practice the Meaning of Diwali’

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Mere Vuniwaqa urged her staff to follow and practice the message of Diwali everyday.

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North Celebrate With A March

  North Celebrate With A March

The Akhil Shree Sanatan Brahman Prohit Sabha in conjunction with the Labasa Multi – Cultural Centre, organised a pre-Diwali celebration

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Akbar: Stop Using Poor as Political Football

  Akbar: Stop Using Poor as Political Football

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar, has appealed to politicians not to use the poor to

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Minister Assures Senior Citizens

  Minister Assures Senior Citizens

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar yesterday assured senior citizens of the Samabula Senior Citizens Home

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Diwali Brings Unity, Says Dr Reddy

  Diwali Brings Unity, Says Dr Reddy

Diwali is true when we all become one, immaterial of our religious background and ethnicity. These were the words of

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Women Help Cancer Patients

  Women Help  Cancer Patients

Women in Business (WIB) Fiji donated $5000 under the Pinktober programme to help cancer patients at the Oncology Unit at

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Free Internet For Rakiraki School

  Free Internet For Rakiraki School

Rakiraki Public High School has had its computer lab’s free internet supply renewed by Digicel Fiji. The support, which started

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Diwali Plans Shattered By Tragedy

  Diwali Plans Shattered  By Tragedy

A family in Nadi will not celebrate Diwali after the death of their father, Shalend Narayan, 45, of Togomasi Settlement

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Reform Now Or Pay The Price Later

  Reform Now Or Pay The Price Later

On the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation’s 4 The Record programme on Sunday, the Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Dr Mahendra

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Letters to the Editor, October 22, 2014

  Letters to the Editor, October 22, 2014

Diwali 2014 Dewan Chand, Suva Deepawali, the largest Hindu festival of lights will be celebrated on October 23, 2014. The

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Enriching Migration: Away & Home

  Enriching Migration:  Away & Home

This week began with a bit of good news: Madam Speaker of the Federal Parliament in Canberra, Ms Bronwyn Bishop,

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Flight Planning Unit Established

  Flight Planning Unit Established

Fiji Airways has officially established its own Flight Planning Unit with its Operations Control Centre, bringing in-house a service previously

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CO YO Takes Out The Emerging Exporter Award In Brisbane

  CO YO Takes Out The Emerging Exporter Award In Brisbane

Fijian Henry Gosling and his wife Sandra, walked away with the Queensland Premier’s Emerging Exporter of the Year Award in

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Investment Fiji Urges Exporters To Apply For Awards By Friday

  Investment Fiji Urges Exporters To Apply For Awards By Friday

All exporters have been urged by Investment Fiji to apply for the 2014 Westpac Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year

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FEA Celebrates Diwali In Style

  FEA Celebrates Diwali In Style

The Fiji Electricity Authority was a sea of different glittering colours yesterday as the management and staff all got into

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Pay FRU, Pio Tuwai Warned

  Pay FRU, Pio Tuwai Warned

Pio Tuwai will not be able to play in Sri Lanka until he pays Fiji Rugby Union the salary that

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