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    Luveni Meets First UK House Of Commons Woman Speaker

Luveni Meets First UK House Of Commons Woman Speaker

The Speaker of the Fiji Parliament, Jiko Luveni, yesterday met the first woman Speaker of the UK House of Commons, Betty Boothroyd. Ms Boothroyd served as a Member of Parliament

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    24-Hour Service Restored

24-Hour Service Restored

The Suva Private Hospital in Amy Street, Toorak, Suva, will revert back to a 24-hour operation from February 2. The hospital’s executive director, Pramesh Sharma, said in the past two

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    Board To Meet  Trustees

Board To Meet Trustees

The newly elected board of the Fiji Cancer Society is expected to meet with the Trustees next week. Newly elected president Cecilia Frost confirmed that the two parties would meet

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    Lifting Of Ban On Agenda

Lifting Of Ban On Agenda

The lifting of the Environmental Emergency Declaration will be decided this Friday. This was confirmed yesterday by the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Parveen Kumar. “We will provide

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    14 Years For Raping Daughter

14 Years For Raping Daughter

The High Court in Lautoka has sent a father to jail for breaching his daughter’s trust. The Rakiraki father was sentenced to 14 years in jail. The man was found

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    FRCA Looking To Invest In Drones

FRCA Looking To Invest In Drones

In the bid to improve security at the borders, the Fiji Revenue and Customs is looking at employing remote-controlled drones in the long future. Drones are operated of unmanned aerial

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    Protect Marine: Chief

Protect Marine: Chief

The Tui Macuata, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere has advised villages in Naduri to consider preserving their marine ecosystem. He sounded the advice during the Ridges to Reef Pocket Workshop conducted by

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    Students  Laud  Prison Visit

Students Laud Prison Visit

Some students of the University of the South Pacific went home yesterday with a different perception about inmates. This follows their summer field trip to the Suva Corrections Centre at

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    Big Church School By 2017

Big Church School By 2017

The Christian Mission Fellowship (CMF) International Church plans to complete construction of a fully-fledged secondary school by 2017. The project will cost at least $6.5 million. The church opened its

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School 3 Boost

  School 3 Boost

Three Fijian schools will soon benefit from a $457,000 assistance provided by the Japanese Embassy in Suva. The assistance comes

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Philanthropic Work Way To Go For Private Sector

  Philanthropic Work Way To Go For Private Sector

Fiji continues its march forward in the global world of technology with the opening of the Lami Tech Studio yesterday.

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Letters To The Editor, January 29, 2015

  Letters To The Editor, January 29, 2015

New locomotives Nardeo Mishra, Nasinu It’s good to see that FSC has brought in seven new locomotives to ease the

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SRK to Obama, Next time ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’

  SRK to Obama, Next time ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is delighted that United Stataes of America President Barack Obama incorporated his famous ‘Senorita’ dialogue

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Samoa Air And Coral Sun Airways Flights Between Samoa And Kiribati

  Samoa Air And Coral Sun Airways Flights Between Samoa And Kiribati

Samoan and Kiribati national carriers, Samoa Air and Coral Sun Airways, have announced their intentions to provide for regular weekly

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Padam Lala Resigns As RB Patel Group Chairman

  Padam Lala Resigns As RB Patel Group Chairman

RB Patel Group Limited board has confirmed and accepted the resignation of the chairman Padam Lala as a director of

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Westpac Fiji Launches Corporate Online Platform

  Westpac Fiji Launches Corporate Online Platform

Westpac Fiji has launched a new corporate online platform expected to help Fijians run smarter businesses. This would be by

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InterContinental Appoints New Training Officer

  InterContinental Appoints New Training Officer

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa recently welcomed Rinshu Singh as Training and Development Officer. With the aim of taking

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PM: Give More Help

  PM: Give More Help

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday encouraged the private sector to engage in philanthropy. He said: “Consider doing more in the

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Twitter Finally Delivers Group Messaging And Video

  Twitter Finally Delivers Group Messaging And Video

At its heart, Twitter seems to be suffering from some sort of existential crisis, struggling to work out if it’s

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Qauia River For Dredging

  Qauia River For Dredging

Residents of Qauia in Lami can now look forward to reduced flood risks and improved land fertility in their settlement.

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Water Authority Of Fiji Extends Office Hours

  Water Authority Of Fiji Extends Office Hours

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) has extended its opening hours to cater for the rush for free water registration.

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Embassy Helps Fane Traill, Son

  Embassy Helps Fane Traill, Son

The Fijian Embassy in United Arab Emirates (UAE) is trying its best to facilitate the repatriation of Fane Traill. Mrs

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PM Tours Academy

  PM Tours Academy

The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama visited the Fiji National University’s Fiji Maritime Academy at Laucala Bay, Suva, yesterday to see

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Wait For Pay Three

  Wait For Pay Three

Retired Police officers should be expecting their back pay in this year’s Pay Three. Mickey Bird has been reliably informed

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Boost Monitoring: PAC

  Boost Monitoring: PAC

There was consensus yesterday at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on one recurring issue. The Ministry of Finance needed immediate

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Officers For Scrutiny Today

  Officers For Scrutiny Today

Senior civil servants will appear before the Public Accounts Committee this morning to explain anomalies in financial accounts and procedures.

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ANALYSIS: Amend Media Decree

  ANALYSIS: Amend Media  Decree

The Media Industry Development Decree 2010 needs to be amended not repealed. The section dealing with penalties should be reviewed.

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McKee Welcomes Challenge

  McKee Welcomes Challenge

The 2015 Pacific Challenge will provide the perfect opportunity for the development of the Vodafone Flying Fijians squad to the

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No Fijian Trip For Crusaders

  No Fijian Trip For Crusaders

The Crusaders have abandoned plans to play a Super Rugby match in Fiji and will instead stage the “home” fixture

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