Archive [ 2017 April 26 ]

British Doctor Feels For Fiji And Pacific
NEWS

British Doctor Feels For Fiji And Pacific

With over 40 years of medical service under his belt, British Dr David Nabarro has a soft spot for Fiji and the Paci...

Union: We’ll Sue Education Ministry, Reddy
NEWS

Union: We’ll Sue Education Ministry, Reddy

The Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) said yesterday they would take legal action against the Minister for Education, Mahend...

More Land Leases: Koya
NEWS

More Land Leases: Koya

More informal settlers, who are commonly referred to as squatters, will be given proper land leases in the coming fi...

Climate among issues in big meeting today on Bau Island
NEWS

Climate among issues in big meeting today on Bau Island

Climate change issues, roads and water development plans are amongst the list of discussion which will be highlighte...

Analysis: Churches Should be Apolitical, Members Should be Free to Choose which Party to Support
NATION

Analysis: Churches Should be Apolitical, Members Should be Free to Choose which Party to Support

The controversy over the Methodist Church has reignited the issue of church versus politics. Should the church be in...

Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm
NATION

Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday clarified in Parliament the issue of the shortag...

Roads in rural areas will be Fixed, Bala Reassures Parliament
NATION

Roads in rural areas will be Fixed, Bala Reassures Parliament

The Minister for Transport, Parveen Bala, yesterday reassured Parliament that all roads in remote and rural areas wi...

Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji
NATION

Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji

Celebrations to commemorate women of the Indentured Labour System in Fiji will be held next month. This was revealed...

Agreement to See Elections Staff get Help  to Invest
NATION

Agreement to See Elections Staff get Help to Invest

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed yesterday is aimed at promoting investment initiative and financial security ...

Municipal Council Achievements: Towards  Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji
Opinion

Municipal Council Achievements: Towards Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

The following is the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bal...

Editorial: A library is a necessity in schools, not a luxury
Sunvoice

Editorial: A library is a necessity in schools, not a luxury

The Ministry of Education’s focus on libraries in schools is applauded. Libraries are essential in the education o...

Letters to the Editor, April 26, 2017
Letters

Letters to the Editor, April 26, 2017

No shame on public bus Shailendra Kumar, Lautoka Being a frequent bus traveller in the afternoons (4.40pm) from the ...

Two Residential, plus Commercial Fire Yesterday
NEWS

Two Residential, plus Commercial Fire Yesterday

The National Fire Authority attended to three separate fires in the Central and Western divisions yesterday. In Qari...

Modern Challenges for  Pacific Health Leaders
Opinion

Modern Challenges for Pacific Health Leaders

The following is the address by the Minister for Health and Medical Services at the Pacific Heads of Health Meeting ...

Meeting Returns to Bau Island
NEWS

Meeting Returns to Bau Island

After more than a decade, the chiefly island of Bau in Tailevu, will host the two-day Tailevu Provincial Council mee...

More Fijian teachers Bound for Tuvalu
NATION

More Fijian teachers Bound for Tuvalu

Sixteen volunteer teachers will travel to Tuvalu next month under the Fiji volunteer services scheme. This was revea...

Hospital Upskills Staff in India for Efficiency, Expertise
NATION

Hospital Upskills Staff in India for Efficiency, Expertise

Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT) Pacific Hospital is upskilling its staff on the use of mode...

Hundreds Mark ANZAC Day in Suva
NEWS

Hundreds Mark ANZAC Day in Suva

Despite the heavy rain and cold breeze, hundreds gathered yesterday at the Suva Military Cemetery to mark ANZAC Day....

News In Brief: April 26, 2017
NATION

News In Brief: April 26, 2017

Police seek info on Vaciseva Police request information in locating 18-year-old, Vaciseva Rinawai Tukana, who has be...

Smith Hails Fallen Coach
SPORTS

Smith Hails Fallen Coach

Swimming fraternity mourns death of former national coach Former national swimming head coach Horace Petersen has pa...

Renewable Water  Inventor Visits  Water Authority
NATION

Renewable Water Inventor Visits Water Authority

Marc Vergnet currently holds 18 patents including the Vergnet hydro-pump that supplies over 50 million people with d...

Bail extended for man accused of raping girl
NATION

Bail extended for man accused of raping girl

  A 28-year-old man charged with one count each of rape, attempted rape and indecent assault had his bail exten...

Pastor Cokanauto’s  trial set for June 12 to 23
NATION

Pastor Cokanauto’s trial set for June 12 to 23

He is charged with six counts of rape and four counts of indecent assault   A trial date has been set for a pas...

MSAF Passes Audit On Best Practice
SUNBIZ

MSAF Passes Audit On Best Practice

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) recently passed the ISO 9001:2015 audit conducted by Det Norske Veritas...

Baber For Tiliva Sevens
SPORTS

Baber For Tiliva Sevens

Vodafone Fijian 7s head coach Gareth Baber and trainer Naca Cawanibuka will be at the Tiliva Sevens tournament in Ka...

Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Stabbing Wife
NATION

Man Fronts Court For Allegedly Stabbing Wife

  A 49-year-old farmer appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday for allegedly stabbing his 40-year-old ...

STAR SEARCH
SPORTS

STAR SEARCH

Expect more Fijian players to join top rugby league clubs in Australia from next year. This followed visits from var...

Coach Works On Defence
SPORTS

Coach Works On Defence

The Macuata rugby team are working on their defence as they prepare to face Naitasiri in the second round of the 201...

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