Archive [ 2015 March 9 ]

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression Lies North West Of Nadi
NEWS

WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical Depression Lies North West Of Nadi

Tropical Depression now lies 1,300 km North-west of Nadi at 2pm, according to the Fiji Meteorological Service. On it...

SPEECH: PM At The Rebranding Of Maritime School
NEWS

SPEECH: PM At The Rebranding Of Maritime School

Bula vinaka and a very good morning to you all. I’m delighted to be here to celebrate a milestone in Fiji’s deve...

Simplify Traditions, Says Chief
NATION

Simplify Traditions, Says Chief

Bau chief Ratu George Kadavulevu (Junior) said it was time for the iTaukei people to simplify some of their traditio...

Increase In Trend Worries Akbar
NATION

Increase In Trend Worries Akbar

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is concerned about the high number of abandoned children pla...

Fiji At First World Ramayana Mela
NATION

Fiji At First World Ramayana Mela

Fiji, among eight other countries, took part in the first International Ramayan Mela in India. A group of 10 people ...

Beware Of Offshore Deals: Whiteside
NATION

Beware Of Offshore Deals: Whiteside

Members of the public are advised to refrain from investing with Ecovexco Investment Group, a company that has been ...

Ratu Epeli Lauds Women Groups
NATION

Ratu Epeli Lauds Women Groups

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, has commended women non-government organisations (NGOs), for their role in pro...

New Pastor For Evangel Temple
NATION

New Pastor For Evangel Temple

Reverend Tatau Senimili Vakayatu is the new Evangel Temple senior pastor in Labasa. This church is part of the Assem...

Rice Farmer Toils On
NATION

Rice Farmer Toils On

Eighteen-year-old Hirdesh Chand opted to leave school to look after his family’s rice farm in Wailevu, Labasa. The...

Talks Progress On New Namuka School
NATION

Talks Progress On New Namuka School

The discussions on the proposed construction of Namuka Secondary School at Namuka District in Vanua Levu are ongoing...

Soroptimists Saturday Service
NATION

Soroptimists Saturday Service

Soroptimist International (SI) Lautoka conducted their Saturday of Service at the Sunshine Special School. The day i...

Challenge For Lovu Women
NATION

Challenge For Lovu Women

The calls for women to be strong amidst the abuses they face daily were heard across the country yesterday during th...

Make It Happen, Women Told
SUNCITY

Make It Happen, Women Told

“Make It Happen” was the strong messages delivered to women and young girls during a two-day workshop. The works...

Conflict Resolve For Villagers
NATION

Conflict Resolve For Villagers

A three-week course for villages in Sigatoka ended during the weekend. The workshop, funded by the European Union an...

EDITORIAL: Marist 7s Helping Fijians Hit Big Time On The Global Stage
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Marist 7s Helping Fijians Hit Big Time On The Global Stage

The 39th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s again ended on a high note last Saturday. And it’s becoming bigger and better and m...

Letters To The Editor, March 9 2015
Letters

Letters To The Editor, March 9 2015

Spies Amenatave Yaconisau, Suva Your editorial comment (FS 7/3/15) on spies refers. It is with distaste that Fiji is...

What Is A Backbencher?
Opinion

What Is A Backbencher?

– Professor Richard Herr is Adjunct Professor of Governance and Ethics at the Fiji National University. The FN...

Weather Update
NEWS

Weather Update

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 10:45am on Monday the 9th of March 2015...

Police: Sex Trade Fears
NEWS

Police: Sex Trade Fears

Prostitution here involving foreign nationals has become an organised crime, says Police chief of investigation and ...

Girl, 4, Found Dead In Pool
NEWS

Girl, 4, Found Dead In Pool

A four-year-old girl is Fiji’s latest drowning victim after she was found dead last Saturday afternoon in a swimmi...

Seruiratu Leads Preparation
NEWS

Seruiratu Leads Preparation

The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) yesterday started preparations against the tropical disturbance that ...

Tropical Disturbance Being Watched Closely
NEWS

Tropical Disturbance Being Watched Closely

A warning is in place for members of the public to be prepared and take precautionary measures as tropical disturban...

Fashion Buzz
Coconut Wireless

Fashion Buzz

We hear that even in a small country like ours where there is a minute fashion show industry, things can and do turn...

Widow Counts Her Blessings
NEWS

Widow Counts Her Blessings

Forty-year-old Laisa Vakatalai could not express how proud she is, knowing that her son will be among the new 147 Fi...

Netters In Corrections List
NEWS

Netters In Corrections List

Two National netball reps, Unaisi Raulini and Vaiti Waqatabu, are among the 147 Fijian Corrections Service(FCS)recru...

Recruits Reminded Of Duty By Chaplain
NEWS

Recruits Reminded Of Duty By Chaplain

Honesty and integrity is needed in this field, Fijian Corrections Service (FCS) chaplain, Reverend Josefa Tikonatabu...

Call For Aust Kava Ban
NEWS

Call For Aust Kava Ban

The Fiji Kava Council is not happy with a proposal made by Australia’s Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion...

Dividends From State-owned Entities Jumps To $17.1 million
SUNBIZ

Dividends From State-owned Entities Jumps To $17.1 million

Government received $17.1 million from state-owned enterprises in the form of dividends the past year. This was a 24...

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