Archive [ 2016 August 23 ]

Champs 4 Years
SPORTS

Champs 4 Years

  With the 2016 Olympic Games gone and dusted, Rio will continue to be an unforgettable and important destinati...

Kolinisau Hails PM, Govt
Olympics, SPORTS

Kolinisau Hails PM, Govt

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens captain, Osea Kolinisau expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama ...

Gold Medal Comes With Responsibility: Ryan
Olympics, SPORTS

Gold Medal Comes With Responsibility: Ryan

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens head coach Ben Ryan was awarded the highest category in the country’s system of hon...

All Things Are Possible
Olympics, SPORTS

All Things Are Possible

Fijians turned up by their thousands at the ANZ Stadium, Suva to celebrate with our gold medal Olympians yesterday. ...

God Helped My Son, Says Mum
Olympics, SPORTS

God Helped My Son, Says Mum

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Masivesi Dakuwaqa’s mum Kelera Vuetibau said it was through divine interven...

Dad Jets In From Iraq To Join Celebration
Olympics, SPORTS

Dad Jets In From Iraq To Join Celebration

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Viliame Mata got the chance to celebrate his gold medal win with his dad, Sit...

Natalie Finds It Hard To Leave Fiji
Olympics, SPORTS

Natalie Finds It Hard To Leave Fiji

It was a homecoming fit for a king as the Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team’s Olympic gold medal celebration at ...

This Is A Victory For Every Fijian
Olympics, SPORTS

This Is A Victory For Every Fijian

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (His speech during the celebration for the Rugby Sevens Gold Medalists at the ANZ ...

Girls’ Dream Comes True
NEWS

Girls’ Dream Comes True

  Two girls say they dreamed that Fiji would win gold in the Rio Olympics. Adi Letila, 16, of Komave, Nadroga a...

Busy Day For Ice-cream Man
NEWS

Busy Day For Ice-cream Man

  It was one of the busiest days for the ice-cream seller Mohammed Yunas Ali. Mr Ali, 45, of Nadawa, Nasinu, ha...

Stall Owners Cash In As Demand Peaked
NEWS

Stall Owners Cash In As Demand Peaked

  A stall owner said she was happy with business yesterday. Kaila Keba Chowmein stall owner, Lily Dominico, 47...

Police Thank Public For Incident-Free Events
NEWS

Police Thank Public For Incident-Free Events

There were more than 300 officers at the ANZ Stadium assisting with the crowd and ensuring that the celebrations wer...

Early Birthday Present For Labasa Mother
NEWS

Early Birthday Present For Labasa Mother

Bulileka resident 76-year-old Mala Wati rooted for Fiji to win gold in Rio and won a bet against 54-year-old son Avi...

Coconut Wireless: MEANWHILE, BACK IN RIO
Coconut Wireless

Coconut Wireless: MEANWHILE, BACK IN RIO

Special mention to our remaining athletes and officials in Rio for flying the Fijian flag during the closing of the ...

Celebrations Help Us  Rcover: Koro Mum
NEWS

Celebrations Help Us Rcover: Koro Mum

  Koro mother Eseta Naitini says attending the 7s celebrations in Suva has helped her family recover from Cyclo...

Before Villagers Had To Pay $600 To Go To Town, Now Village Has Shop
SUNBIZ

Before Villagers Had To Pay $600 To Go To Town, Now Village Has Shop

People living in isolated rural communities have come to rely greatly on small business on a daily basis. This rings...

From Producing Honey To Producing Beehives
SUNBIZ

From Producing Honey To Producing Beehives

While many farmers have put their focus into commercial honey production, the director of Gold Town Honey, Mohammed ...

A Special Day For 2 Koro Sisters
NEWS

A Special Day For 2 Koro Sisters

  Sisters, Mareta Naiqovu and Vasiti Tikomalua, originally of Navaga Village in Koro, were among the first  to...

Taiwan Medics Screen 150 Northern Patients
NATION

Taiwan Medics Screen 150 Northern Patients

A mobile medical team from Taiwan’s Cathay General Hospital (CGH) screened more than 150 patients in Vanua Levu la...

Shortage Of Supply Delays Crushing At Lautoka Mill
NATION

Shortage Of Supply Delays Crushing At Lautoka Mill

Weather also an issue The Lautoka Sugar Mill was expected to begin crushing again yesterday morning but was delayed ...

Who’s Going To Take Care Of Us? Parents
NATION

Who’s Going To Take Care Of Us? Parents

Pillays lament loss of son, swept away by river currents Parents are lamenting the loss of their only son to the Sig...

Mother, 45, Remanded On Rape Charge
NATION

Mother, 45, Remanded On Rape Charge

A 45-year-old woman who allegedly raped her own daughter was remanded by the High Court in Suva. The mother appeared...

Yakub Cleared Of Manslaughter
NATION

Yakub Cleared Of Manslaughter

A man charged with manslaughter was acquitted by the High Court in Lautoka last Thursday. Justice Aruna Aluthge said...

Internet May Be Linked To Sex Crimes: Koroimoceica
NATION

Internet May Be Linked To Sex Crimes: Koroimoceica

He says any child or minor could access pornographic sites through mobile phones and other gadgets Sexual offences a...

It Is A Wonderful Time To Be A Called A Fijian
Opinion

It Is A Wonderful Time To Be A Called A Fijian

Yesterday was a day you would be proud to be called a Fijian in a sense that it was an embodiment of who we are – ...

Colombian Envoy Visits  Foreign Affairs Minister
NATION

Colombian Envoy Visits Foreign Affairs Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola was paid a courtesy call last week by Colombian Ambassador to Fiji Cle...

Letters To The Editor 23rd, August, 2016
Letters

Letters To The Editor 23rd, August, 2016

Coin and stamp? Ram Bajekal Suva Good time for a commemorative stamp and coin to celebrate the Rio Gold?   &nbs...

Police Call For More Safety After Two Fires In North On Sunday
NATION

Police Call For More Safety After Two Fires In North On Sunday

Police yesterday urged members of the public to be wary of possible fire hazards in their homes after two were destr...

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