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    Ex-rebel: I Now Back Our PM

Ex-rebel: I Now Back Our PM

A 2000 rebel yesterday apologised for his part and pledged his support for Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s FijiFirst Government. Peni Tabuva of Qelekuro Village, Tailevu, fighting back tears, said he regretted

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    Village Gets Enough Water

Village Gets Enough Water

The people of Qelekuro in Tailevu now access not only clean water but more than enough for their present needs. This was after Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama officiated at the

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    ‘iTaukei Never Been Stronger’

‘iTaukei Never Been Stronger’

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged Fijians to turn their backs on false prophets preaching doom and spreading lies to suit their agendas. Speaking at the opening of the Qelekuro

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    Sugar FSC Labasa Mill Closing Extended

Sugar FSC Labasa Mill Closing Extended

Cane farmers plea in the North has been heard as the cane processing at the Labasa Mill will now be terminated on Tuesday October 27. Sugar Cane Growers Council chief

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    BSP Life’s Residential Community To Be Completed By Year End

BSP Life’s Residential Community To Be Completed By Year End

BSP Life’s $11.5 million new gated residential community is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Bank South Pacific country manager, Kevin McCarthy, revealed this during the

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    Boy, 3, Tied Up With  Copper Wire, Court Told

Boy, 3, Tied Up With Copper Wire, Court Told

Copper wire was used to tie a three-year-old child to a post, the Nasinu Magistrates Court heard yesterday. The detail was given as the charge was read out. Josevata Davui,

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    HR Executives Urged To Promote Talent Culture

HR Executives Urged To Promote Talent Culture

Human resources executives were yesterday encouraged to promote and manage employee talent in every workplace. Australian Human Resource Institute chief executive, Lyn Goodear, made these comments at the BSP Fiji

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    HR Practitioners Told: Stand Up And Truly Be counted

HR Practitioners Told: Stand Up And Truly Be counted

Human Resource executives were reminded yesterday of their vital role to any business and the need to stand up and truly be counted. International business consultant Caryn Walsh stressed this

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    Fareed Calls For Growth And Export Focussed Budget

Fareed Calls For Growth And Export Focussed Budget

An executive highly-engaged in our business world believes the 2016 National Budget needs to be growth-oriented and export-focussed. We interviewed Nouzab Fareed, who is the chief executive of Fijian Holdings

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A-G: Little Or No Impact On Goods Prices From Port Tariffs Increase

  A-G: Little Or No Impact On Goods Prices From Port Tariffs Increase

Recent increases to ports tariffs will have little or no impact on the price of goods, the Attorney General and

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Media Change On The Way

  Media Change On The Way

Yes, changes are finally coming in the Fijian Media Association. For those who don’t know this is the professional body

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MH Fire Report With Police: Fire Authority

  MH Fire Report With Police: Fire Authority

The report of the fire that destroyed the MH Supermarket in Nabua a week ago is now with the Police.

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Fijian Long Bean Export Suspension Into NZ Labelled Unwarranted

  Fijian Long Bean Export Suspension Into NZ Labelled Unwarranted

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji has labelled the suspension of long bean imports by the New Zealand Ministry of Primary

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Pastor Pleads Not Guilty

  Pastor Pleads Not Guilty

A pastor has pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault. Pastor Jone Rabunu Cokanauto, 53, of a church group

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Taxi Driver Gets 12 years For Rape

  Taxi Driver Gets  12 years For Rape

A man found guilty and convicted for raping his daughter-in-law will spend the next 12 years in jail. Appearing in

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Man Jailed For 5 Years For Sexual Assault Of Boy

  Man Jailed For 5  Years For Sexual Assault Of Boy

A father to five children has been jailed for five years by the High Court in Lautoka for sexually assaulting

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Tractor Driver Dies

  Tractor Driver Dies

The Labasa driver who was hospitalised after he was involved in an accident at Tuatua last week died in the

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Labasa Accident Lands Year One Student In Hospital

  Labasa Accident Lands Year One Student In Hospital

A Year One student of Labasa Sangam Primary is admitted at the Labasa Hospital in a critical condition. Police spokesperson

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Letters To The Editor, October 23, 2015

  Letters To The Editor, October 23, 2015

Democracy Amenatave Yaconisau, Suva Please allow me to share my thoughts on Nemani Delaibatiki’s article on the above subject (FS

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Help for Fiji, Pacific

  Help for Fiji, Pacific

United States Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu, Judith Cefkin said Pacific island nations were among the  countries

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RFMF Personnel In NZ For Exercise

  RFMF Personnel In NZ For Exercise

Thirty Republic of Fiji Military Forces personnel are in New Zealand to take part in military exercises at various locations

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Princess Civa Ready For Service

  Princess Civa Ready For Service

Shipping problems to the Lau Group have been helped solved through the commissioning of MV Princess Civa at Port Mua-i-Walu,

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Hard Work Earns Medal

  Hard Work Earns Medal

Sainimere Rauluni, 57, was awarded a medal for meritorious service in a particular locality by the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau,

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Minister Usamate Denies Claim

  Minister Usamate Denies Claim

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate yesterday called on the National Federation Party (NFP) to provide correct

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Tuiketei, Tafunai’i In Judges Panel

  Tuiketei, Tafunai’i In Judges Panel

Suva-based lawyer Ana Tuiketei and former Miss World Fiji Charlene Tafunai’i are included in the seven-member Telecom Miss Fiji Pageant

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Award For Tireless Community Worker

  Award For Tireless Community Worker

Pusp Raj is a familiar face and popular name in Lautoka. The former Lautoka City Council chief executive officer is

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EU: Commercial Opportunities For Organic Farmers

  EU: Commercial Opportunities For Organic Farmers

European Union is seeking to open up commercial opportunities for organic farmers, says Ambassador Andrew Jacobs. Mr Jacobs made these

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Another Makita Trade Night Success

  Another Makita Trade Night Success

Vinod Patel and Company Limited hosted the first of a series Trade Nights on genuine Makita products at their shop

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First Final

  First Final

The Seaqaqa Under-12 team will play in the final for the first time in the Bongo 40th Fiji Primary Schools

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