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    FUNDING : $33m Loans Disbursed By SPBD Since 2010

FUNDING : $33m Loans Disbursed By SPBD Since 2010

Since its launch in 2000, South Pacific Business Development has impacted tens of thousands of women. It has disbursed more than 165,000 very small, micro loans to hardworking, low-income entrepreneurs

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    Boxers Unfit: Ratu

Boxers Unfit: Ratu

Team Fiji boxing coach Pauliasi Ratu Snr revealed boxers were not fit and wrong training schedules were the reasons for their unsuccessful Pacific Mini Games campaign. Ratu Snr said they

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    Memorable Games: O’Connor

Memorable Games: O’Connor

Team Fiji Chef de Mission Wayne O’Connor credited all their athletes and officials for making the 2017 Pacific Mini Games a memorable one. “We had a memorable time, we could

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    CONSTRUCTION: Footpath Increases Safety For Pedestrians In Cunningham

CONSTRUCTION: Footpath Increases Safety For Pedestrians In Cunningham

A new footpath in Cunningham, which is disability-friendly, will increase safety for pedestrians by providing them with a defined path and reduce pedestrian accidents The Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) announced

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    USP To Offer New Qualifications In Tourism And Hospitality

USP To Offer New Qualifications In Tourism And Hospitality

The 85th Council of The University of the South Pacific instituted two new programmes for Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE). This includes the Diploma of Culinary Arts and

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    Dentist Looks Forward to First Posting in 2018

Dentist Looks Forward to First Posting in 2018

Kartika Kajal is looking forward to her first posting next year as a dentist. Ms Kajal, 23, was among 608 students, who graduated from the College of Medicine Nursing and

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    Throw The Window Open

Throw The Window Open

At the start, let me be very clear that this is an opinion piece and not supported by hard evidence, because it is impossible to obtain evidence that is reliable

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    Major $15m Facelift For Lautoka Hotel Next Year

Major $15m Facelift For Lautoka Hotel Next Year

The Lautoka hotel located in the heart of the sugar city is expected to undergo a facelift by next year. Director of Charan Jeath Singh Limited, Charan Jeath Singh said

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    Request For Information Regarding Escapee: Deshwar Dinesh Dutt

Request For Information Regarding Escapee: Deshwar Dinesh Dutt

We request information regarding escapee Deshwar Dinesh Dutt who escaped from the custody of Correction Officers yesterday afternoon. Dutt escaped from the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon and anyone who

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Letters To The Editor, 16th December 2017

  Letters To The Editor, 16th December 2017

A-G brings services Arti Nair, Nasinu I just wanted to congratulate the Attorney-General on the effective work he has done

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EDITORIAL: Hate Perpetuated On Social Media Is Worrying For All

  EDITORIAL: Hate Perpetuated  On Social Media Is Worrying For All

The amount of hate that is being perpetuated on social media is truly disturbing. The culprits? Some living comfortably overseas

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Applications For Subsidised Student E-Transport Cards Open Until December 22

  Applications For Subsidised Student E-Transport Cards Open Until December 22

The application period for subsidised student e-Transport cards was open from December 14  until December 22, 2017. As a reminder,

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Beach Volleyball on track

  Beach Volleyball  on track

  Team Fiji beach volleyball coach Todd Edwards was happy after the men and women’s teams won bronze medals at

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Group Of Ba Men Torturing Dogs Caught On Video

  Group Of Ba Men Torturing Dogs Caught On Video

A viral video showing a group of men in Ba dragging dogs tied at the neck with wires and rope

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Police Warn Of Social Media Trend

  Police Warn Of Social Media Trend

A disturbing trend has emerged on social media in recent days where fake accounts under Muslim names have been created

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Big plans for Rodu’s girls

  Big plans for Rodu’s girls

  Team Fiji women’s football side defied all odds to win the silver medal at the Pacific Mini Games in

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Disturbance ‘To Pass Fiji Over Weekend’

  Disturbance ‘To Pass Fiji Over Weekend’

A low-pressure system to the west of Fiji was expected to deepen into a disturbance as it gradually moves eastward,

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New $7.5m Complex At Nadi’s Iconic Temple

  New $7.5m Complex At Nadi’s Iconic Temple

A new $7.5m building complex will be built at the Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple in Nadi. A groundbreaking ceremony

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Growers Council Extends Cane Replanting Season

  Growers Council Extends Cane Replanting Season

The cane planting season, which was extended from October 31 to December 15 because of the prolonged drought a few

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Commonwealth Games 7s teams Finalised

  Commonwealth Games 7s teams Finalised

The Commonwealth Games Sevens line-up has been confirmed on Thursday night, with the tournament four months away. The Olympic Games

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Fijians Part Of Asian trade Show In Hong Kong

  Fijians Part Of Asian trade Show In Hong Kong

Three Fijians received a unique opportunity to take part in Asia’s leading fruit and vegetable trade event. They participated in

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Fiji Calls On Maritime States To Address Climate Change

  Fiji Calls On Maritime  States To  Address  Climate Change

The Fijian delegation at the 30th IMO General Assembly, led by Assistant Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Vijay Nath, urged

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Fiji Save Best For Last

  Fiji Save Best  For Last

Team Fiji men’s football team exited the Pacific Mini Games undefeated and with the silver medal. The Christophe Gamel- coached

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Shane Cunnings Calls It A Day

  Shane Cunnings Calls It A Day

    A newly appointed Marriott International/Starwood area general manager for Fiji and Samoa will probably be announced next week.

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7s On Track, Says Ex-coach

  7s On Track, Says Ex-coach

The skills level of the Fiji Airways Fijian 7s players during the opening leg of the 2017/18 World Sevens Series

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Kava Farmer Gets 14 Years for Rape And Obtaining Financial Advantage By Fraud

  Kava Farmer Gets 14 Years for Rape And Obtaining Financial Advantage By Fraud

A Taveuni man has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment after the High Court in Labasa found him guilty of

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Grand Pacific Hotel Upgrades Heritage Suites

  Grand Pacific Hotel Upgrades Heritage Suites

Suva’s Grand Pacific Hotel has completed their first stage of upgrades to the Heritage rooms in the original building. General

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Marginal Changes in International Merchandise Trade Data

  Marginal Changes in International Merchandise Trade Data

International merchandise trade statistics record all goods which add to or subtract from the stock of material resources of our

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Embrace The Tanoa Way At Tanoa International

  Embrace The Tanoa Way At Tanoa International

Tanoa International Nadi has embraced change. The modern four hotel’s general manager Daniel Roy said overall it was challenging first

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