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    100 Street Beggars Profiled

100 Street Beggars Profiled

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has profiled 100 beggars to date. The majority have been profiled in the Suva area. The taskforce is also moving the profiling

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    Taskforce To Embark On Stringent Monitoring

Taskforce To Embark On Stringent Monitoring

The National Taskforce on Street Beggars will tighten up its monitoring exercise, says the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar. She said the taskforce would start monitoring

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    Students Build Playground For Nasinu Children

Students Build Playground For Nasinu Children

The International School Suva’s Year 12 students will build a playground for children of Nasinu. Year 12 student Litia Baleilevuka said: “This is part of our International Baccalaureate (IB) programme

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    MGM Wins Central Zone Title

MGM Wins Central Zone Title

Students of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial High School (MGM) were excited when their school won the preliminary finals of the National CHEM Knowledge Battle of central and southern zones after three

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    Minister Hails Role Of Fiji Hindi

Minister Hails Role Of Fiji Hindi

Education Minister Mahendra Reddy says the Fiji Hindi dialect has remained and evolved and needs to be preserved. He says Fiji sits within a global region identified for language loss

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    Darwin Road Named After Fijian

Darwin Road Named After Fijian

It was a proud moment for the Fijians in Darwin, Australia, on Tuesday as they witnessed the official naming and unveiling of ‘Nuku Road’ named after a Fijian, the late

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    Smokers Cough Up $2 million In Fines

Smokers Cough Up $2 million In Fines

A total of $2,094,704.25 has been collected by the National Tobacco Control Enforcement Unit over the past five years. This was revealed by the Tobacco Control Enforcement Unit’s acting manager

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    Increase Effective From July 1

Increase Effective From July 1

The increased National Minimum Wage of $2.32 came into effect on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The increase which was announced by Government in February this year has been gazetted and

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    ‘It’s Workers’ Right To Just Minimum Wage’

‘It’s Workers’ Right To Just Minimum Wage’

The Government has increased the wage rates of the 10 Sectoral Wages Regulations in its commitment to accord Fijian workers their right to a just minimum wage under the Fiji

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OPINION: No Freak Cyclone Coming

  OPINION: No Freak Cyclone Coming

Sushil K Sharma, BA MA MEng PhD, is an Associate Professor of Meteorology at the Fiji National University and also

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Letters To The Editors, July 03, 2015

  Letters To The Editors, July 03, 2015

Nightclub owners Norman Yee Nadi It is heartening to note that nightclub owners finally met to discuss issues affecting them.

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EDITORIAL: Dream Team To Inspire Vodafone Flying Fijians

  EDITORIAL: Dream Team To Inspire  Vodafone Flying Fijians

It’s all coming to a head now, with our game-hardened Vodafone Flying Fijians camping out at the Novotel Suva Lami

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Minister Hands Over Wheelchairs

  Minister Hands Over Wheelchairs

Two new wheelchairs were handed over by Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Veena Bhatnagar to Levuka Hospital yesterday.

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Corrections Support 4FJ Movement

  Corrections Support 4FJ Movement

The Fiji Corrections Service fully supports the 4FJ Campaign that calls for a cessation to the fishing, sale and consumption

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Konrote Designs For Jejemon

  Konrote Designs For Jejemon

A fashion show without the Hefrani label is an incomplete show. The label’s much-loved designer, Aisea Konrote, from Lomolomo, Nadi,

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Driver Flees For Life

  Driver Flees For Life

A bus driver who tried to flee the scene of a Navua accident yesterday morning was chased by angry bystanders

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Fijian Troops Safe Despite ISIS Attacks

  Fijian Troops Safe Despite ISIS Attacks

Despite an escalation of clashes in the Sinai, Fijian troops serving under the Multi-national Force Observer group are safe. In

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Canada Prepares For PM’s Visit

  Canada Prepares For PM’s Visit

A huge preparation is in the works in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, to welcome Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama when

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OPINION: Opposition MPs Expected To Go In Firing Next Week

  OPINION: Opposition MPs Expected To Go In Firing Next Week

Expect intense debates when Parliament sits again next week. Fired up by the suspension of MP Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, Opposition

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LTA, Ministry, Double Up Anti-smoking Work

  LTA, Ministry, Double Up Anti-smoking Work

Public service vehicle drivers, beware. The Ministry of Health together with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) signed a memorandum of

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Busy Unionist

  Busy Unionist

Some unionists probably have little time to sleep if they are also involved in politics and business. Take for example

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Incentive Planned For Every Applicant Of Exporter Awards

  Incentive Planned For Every Applicant Of Exporter Awards

The organisers of the 2015 Westpac Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Awards have an added incentive for the benefit

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FRCA Welcomes latest Automated System For Customs Data

  FRCA Welcomes latest Automated System For Customs Data

Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority yesterday launched the latest Automated System for Customs Data, web-based version called ASYCUDA WORLD. The

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ANZ Rewards Krishneel Naidu AU$25, 000

  ANZ Rewards Krishneel Naidu AU$25, 000

Krishneel Naidu said he is blessed after winning $A25,000 (FJ$40,126.51) from ANZ Fiji. ANZ Fiji has embarked on a new

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Mission To Singapore Proposed

  Mission To Singapore Proposed

Permanent Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Shaheen Ali, is expected to lead discussions with relevant Singaporean authorities on a

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Fiji Airways CFO Bowden Appointed Acting Chief

  Fiji Airways CFO Bowden Appointed Acting Chief

Fiji Airways has appointed its chief financial officer, David Bowden, as its acting chief executive, with immediate effect. The announcement

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SO SPA Announces Plans As First Anniversary Celebrated

  SO SPA Announces Plans As First Anniversary Celebrated

One year on, and SO SPA at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa already has plans for upgrades . The

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Tappoos Brings New RTD Drink

  Tappoos Brings New RTD Drink

Tappoo Group of Companies has added yet another new product to their Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Liquor range – Black Heart Dark

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Ben Keen For No. 10

  Ben Keen For No. 10

First five eighth Ben Volavola is looking forward to join the Vodafone Flying Fijians extended squad in camp at the

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