Archive [ 2015 May 5 ]

Group Calls For Change In Resource Laws
SUNCITY

Group Calls For Change In Resource Laws

A call for reform of laws covering the use of natural resources was made by the group, Itaukei Professionals, during...

Zanana Gets Sewing  Machine Boost
NATION

Zanana Gets Sewing Machine Boost

The Zanana Muslim League in Labasa received a timely boost of 15 sewing machines from the Ministry of Women, Childre...

Lau Tour Ends
NATION

Lau Tour Ends

Government’s 19-day tour of the Lau Group ended last week. The tour was from April 1 – 29 where the vessel, MV I...

Lau Opens Up To Tourism
NATION

Lau Opens Up To Tourism

The Lau Group plans to cash in on the tourism dollar in the next few years. Commissioner Eastern, Luke Moroivalu sai...

Letters To The Editor, May 5, 2015
Letters

Letters To The Editor, May 5, 2015

Fat churches Simon Hazelman, Savusavu Why is it that we continue to see obesity in our churches? Yes food is a gift ...

EDITORIAL: It Will Take More Than A Fancy Shoulder Roll And Lightning Quick Reflexes To Resurrect The Boxing Industry
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: It Will Take More Than A Fancy Shoulder Roll And Lightning Quick Reflexes To Resurrect The Boxing Industry

Over the weekend, we were asked by avid boxing fans about the hype over the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight. O...

Scam Trial
NEWS

Scam Trial

Yesterday the trial of the alleged $3.1millon scam within the then Department of National Roads started at the High ...

12 Weddings In A day
NEWS

12 Weddings In A day

The Ministry of iTaukei Affairs, in its roadshow at Nabukaluka Village, Naitasiri, last week conducted 12 weddings. ...

Ministry Probes Splinter Group
NEWS

Ministry Probes Splinter Group

The Ministry of the iTaukei Affairs has ordered an internal investigation on the group involved in the setting up of...

New Judge Sworn-in By President
NEWS

New Judge Sworn-in By President

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, yesterday welcomed another member of the Fijian Judiciary. Judge to the Court ...

Police Investigate Tragedy Of Nischal, 15
NEWS

Police Investigate Tragedy Of Nischal, 15

Nischal Rahul Chand always dreamt of becoming an accountant, but that came to an end when the 15-year-old died at An...

Fight Pays
Coconut Wireless

Fight Pays

A house owner at Wakanisila in Kalabu collected more than $100 for the fees he got from those who watched the Fight ...

Another Road Death
NEWS

Another Road Death

Shiu Ranjani had no idea she was saying goodbye to her husband for the last time when he left for work yesterday mor...

Aerotown Suspect Appears In Court
NEWS

Aerotown Suspect Appears In Court

The 45-year old suspect in last week’s Aerotown Mobil Service Station Jonetani Tawake appeared at the Nadi Magistr...

Canadian Resource Firm Extends North Gold Project Due Diligence
SUNBIZ

Canadian Resource Firm Extends North Gold Project Due Diligence

Canadian resource firm, TVI Pacific Inc, will be extending its due diligence work programme at the Cirianiu gold pro...

Lifeguard Training To Set Benchmark In Safety
SUNBIZ

Lifeguard Training To Set Benchmark In Safety

Fiji currently does not have any official lifeguard training but this will not be the case anymore as of today. A co...

Captain Rajappa Appointed Fiji Link Chief Pilot
SUNBIZ

Captain Rajappa Appointed Fiji Link Chief Pilot

Fiji Airways has appointed Captain Manu Rajappa as Chief Pilot and Manager Flight Operations for its domestic subsid...

FSC Urges Farmers To Discuss Their Issues With The Corporation
SUNBIZ

FSC Urges Farmers To Discuss Their Issues With The Corporation

Fiji Sugar Corporation says it is not aware of irrigation issues allegedly being faced by sugarcane farmers as it ha...

Investment Fiji Suggests Alternatives
SUNBIZ

Investment Fiji Suggests Alternatives

Investment Fiji believes additional value add services could be promoted and encouraged to entice tourists to increa...

FOCUS: Gandhi And The Girmitya
NEWS

FOCUS: Gandhi And The Girmitya

Satendra Nandan’s fourth volume of poems, The Loneliness of Islands, was published in 2007.He’s currently writin...

Growing IT infrastructure In Businesses In Fiji
SUNBIZ

Growing IT infrastructure In Businesses In Fiji

With technology taking the front row priority in businesses today, a one-day workshop was held in Suva recently to i...

Fiji’s Participation
SUNBIZ

Fiji’s Participation

Fiji re-joined the PACER Plus negotiations the past year on its terms as an equal partner and a party committed to r...

Life After Rugby
SPORTS

Life After Rugby

The Nadroga Rugby Union supports its players in achieving employment after playing rugby. This was the sentiment ech...

Getting On Scotland Time
SPORTS

Getting On Scotland Time

The first order of business for Vodafone Fijian 7s head coach Ben Ryan is to get his team adjusted to the local time...

Warriors Gear Up  For Tour
SPORTS

Warriors Gear Up For Tour

Telecom Fijian Warriors is gearing for their tour of Uruguay later this month. Coach Senirusi Seruvakula said with t...

Ovalau Need More Games, Says Waqa
SPORTS

Ovalau Need More Games, Says Waqa

Ovalau has decided to take a new approach this year in order to lift their standard in the 2015 Skipper Cup competit...

Lautoka Must Win Second Game, Says Coach Lambert Sarju
SPORTS

Lautoka Must Win Second Game, Says Coach Lambert Sarju

Shop N Save Lautoka will stop at nothing to win their second game against defending champions Chicken Express Nadi i...

Rewa Focus On Labasa
SPORTS

Rewa Focus On Labasa

After pulling a win in the opening round of the 2015 Vodafone Fijian FACT, Rewa will be expecting a tough game again...

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