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    Awesome Time In Fiji: Ioane

Awesome Time In Fiji: Ioane

All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane returned to Auckland yesterday after a five-day vacation in Fiji. Ioane, who was in the country with girlfriend Dione Cook, spent their holiday at the

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    Better 7s: Baber

Better 7s: Baber

I feel that we fell foul to some refereeing inaccuracies but we have to be better overall to take these out of the equation-Gareth Baber. Gareth Baber demands players to

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    Organise School Shopping: Kumar

Organise School Shopping: Kumar

The Suva Retailers Association has given an advisory for parents to organise their Back To School shopping because of the current traffic congestion and road works. “We suggest that the

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    NO PROSECUTIONS FOR VOICING POLITICAL DISSENT IN FIJI

NO PROSECUTIONS FOR VOICING POLITICAL DISSENT IN FIJI

STATEMENT BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS, MR CHRISTOPHER PRYDE   In an article published on the Radio New Zealand (RNZ) website on 23 December 2017 entitled “2017 in Pacific

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    Letters To The Editor, January 4th  2018

Letters To The Editor, January 4th 2018

ATS saga Sameer Kasim, Vancouver, Canada Unlike government departments anywhere generally marked by sloth and red-tape, the ATS is a prestigious company, which fosters professionalism and efficiency in the workplace.

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    LETTER OF THE MONTH

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Fake news I was appalled about how people reacted to a video posted recently on social media concerning our Muslim brothers and sisters in Fiji. It is clear that the

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    EDITORIAL: Solve The ATS Strike The Legal Way. It Is The Only Way Ahead

EDITORIAL: Solve The ATS Strike The Legal Way. It Is The Only Way Ahead

This is the third week of the strike by workers of Air Terminal Services (ATS) in Nadi. And, despite the exhaustive efforts by the Ministry of Employment to mediate between

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    Bus Driver Acquitted After Prosecution Failed To Produce Witnesses

Bus Driver Acquitted After Prosecution Failed To Produce Witnesses

A 47-year-old Navua bus driver was acquitted in the Suva Magistrates Court after the state prosecution failed to produce witnesses for hearing on Wednesday. Jitendra Kumar appeared before Magistrate Priyantha

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    Two Charged With Harbouring  Escapee Dutt Denied Bail

Two Charged With Harbouring Escapee Dutt Denied Bail

Two men charged with the alleged harbouring escapee Deshwar Kishore Dutt were refused bail at the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday. They appeared before Magistrate Seromi Turaga. The first accused, 44-year-old

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MP Singh On Assault Charge

  MP Singh On  Assault Charge

Member of Parliament and businessman, Balmindra Singh, 46, appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. He is charged with one

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Man In Labasa hospital

  Man In Labasa hospital

A report was referred to Police from the Labasa Hospital where they reported a case of serious assault. This was

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Kumar Charged With Criminal Trespassing, Indecent Assault And Criminal Intimidation

  Kumar Charged With Criminal Trespassing, Indecent Assault And Criminal Intimidation

A man has been charged by Police on three counts of criminal trespassing, indecent assault and criminal intimidation. Kishore Kumar

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Short Take: DAYLIGHT SAVING Ends Jan 14th

  Short Take: DAYLIGHT SAVING Ends Jan 14th

Daylight saving ends on  Sunday, January 14, 2018. It will end at 3.00am on Sunday January 14, 2018.     

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Taxi Permit Freeze Lifted

  Taxi Permit  Freeze  Lifted

The freeze on taxi permits was lifted on January 1, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) confirmed yesterday. The lifting of

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Non-Sexual Violence Offences Statistics For December 2017: 24 People Charged

  Non-Sexual Violence Offences Statistics For December 2017: 24 People Charged

ODPP Serious Crime (Non-Sexual Violence Offences) Statistics – December 2017 The following data is authorised for release by the Office

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Critical Stock Level Needs Drastic Action: Koroilavesau

  Critical Stock Level Needs Drastic Action: Koroilavesau

“Our investors’ funds totaling millions of Fijian dollars given to the general public needs to also be recovered, but could

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New Zone Open Taxi Base Operations Now In Progress

  New Zone Open Taxi Base  Operations Now In Progress

Taxi operators are happy with the new zone open taxi base operations. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) have confirmed the

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Votualevu Mandir Installs CCTV Cameras, Burglar Bars

  Votualevu Mandir Installs CCTV Cameras, Burglar Bars

“We have invested in CCTV cameras, we have put up burglar grills, we have repainted and replaced all our dieties

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Court suspends sentence of break-in duo

  Court suspends sentence  of break-in duo

Suva Magistrate Jioji Boseiwaqa yesterday suspended the sentences of two men who broke into the Raiwai Community Hall on December

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Reddy Helps Babasiga Lions

  Reddy Helps Babasiga Lions

Former Labasa coach Bal Sanju Reddy is assisting the Babasiga Lions for the Pillay’s Garments Champion vs Champion series against

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Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017

  Alleged Marital Rape Recorded In December 2017

There were four alleged incidents where the victim and the accused are related. One alleged incident of marital rape was

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Bua Horse Race In June

  Bua Horse Race In June

The Bua Horse Racing Association first race is set for June. The race track in Lekutu, Bua is being upgraded.

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Parents Urged To Be Vigiliant: Police Issue Warning

  Parents Urged To Be Vigiliant: Police Issue Warning

Police: Those splashing water on cars will be arrested Despite repeated requests Police continue to receive reports about youths and

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Arrest Wanted man surrenders himself

  Arrest Wanted man surrenders himself

Daniel Amitesh Chand who was wanted for questioning in relation to a case where he is alleged to have obtained

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Ba, Lautoka Primed For O-League

  Ba, Lautoka Primed For O-League

ANASILINI RATUVA, Suva Fiji Football chief executive Mohammed Yusuf believes the two districts Ba and Lautoka are preparing well for

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Nair A Good Coach: Yusuf

  Nair A Good Coach: Yusuf

The Fiji Football Association president Rajesh Patel, board members and the whole football fraternity is mourning the death of Satendra

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Fijian Woman Receives Queen’s Medal in 2018 Honours

  Fijian Woman Receives Queen’s Medal in 2018 Honours

She assisted in the newly immigrated families from Fiji settle into life in New Zealand, often providing food, clothing and

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Minister For Waterways Reddy Visits Drains, Irrigation, Floodgates

  Minister For Waterways Reddy  Visits Drains, Irrigation, Floodgates

The newly appointed Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, began his new year by visiting all irrigation, drainage, floodgate schemes in

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Let’s Not Waste Votes, Urges Chaudhry

  Let’s Not Waste Votes, Urges Chaudhry

Fiji Labour Party leader Mahendra Chaudhry said it was only he and former United People’s Party leader Mick Beddoes who

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