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    WATER DISRUPTION NOTICE FOR SIGATOKA

WATER DISRUPTION NOTICE FOR SIGATOKA

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) wishes to advise its customers living in parts of Sigatoka area that water supply will be disrupted from 9.00am Thursday morning (11/01) to 5.00pm

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    Court Rejects Sureties For Three Accused

Court Rejects Sureties For Three Accused

Two men and a woman who are alleged to have harboured escaped prisoner Deshwar Kishore Dutt were furthered remanded in custody today and were asked to provide suitable sureties. Magistrate

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    Letters To The Editor, January 10th 2018

Letters To The Editor, January 10th 2018

Testing teachers Christopher Griffin, Perth, WA Last week (FS 3/1) I questioned why new teachers were being tested for English when their language proficiency was something we should have been

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    FIJI BUREAU OF STATISTICS RELEASES 2017 CENSUS RESULTS 

FIJI BUREAU OF STATISTICS RELEASES 2017 CENSUS RESULTS 

The Fiji Bureau of Statistics has completed the 2017 Census and has published detailed and updated statistics on Fiji’s population and population distribution by age, sex and geographical location. The

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    It’s A Scam: Fiji Police Force

It’s A Scam: Fiji Police Force

T he Fiji Police Force is advising members of the public to be aware of an international call from a +231 number confirmed to be a scam. This came about after

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    School  Confirms Land Deal For Play Field

School Confirms Land Deal For Play Field

Students of South Taveuni Secondary School have a reason to smile following the successful purchase of a piece of land for their playground. The school committee recently made a down

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    Cane Farmers To Get  Paid By Friday: FSC

Cane Farmers To Get Paid By Friday: FSC

The Fiji Sugar Corporation reminds all cane growers of the special and final cane payment to sugar cane growers who delivered cane in the 2016 crop year, of $3.05 per

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    EDITORIAL: YES, Govt  Seeks Young Fijians  With Innovative, Bankable Ideas

EDITORIAL: YES, Govt Seeks Young Fijians With Innovative, Bankable Ideas

As part of the Government’s objective to stimulate employment, the Young Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) was introduced. This is to encourage young Fijians to become job creators rather than job seekers.

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    Father Of Two Walks Free, Given Chance To Reform

Father Of Two Walks Free, Given Chance To Reform

A 25-year-old man charged with unlawful possession of illicit drugs was discharged without conviction in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. Magistrate Waleen George stated that this was an opportunity for

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Where’s $5.78m? PM To ATSET

  Where’s $5.78m? PM To ATSET

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday asked Air Terminal Services Employees Trust (ATSET): “Where is the $5.78 million” that was paid

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Govt Will Not Condone Anything Illegal, Says Bainimarama

  Govt Will Not Condone Anything Illegal, Says Bainimarama

Government will not condone anything illegal, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says. Mr Bainimarama said that the strike was illegal and

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Usamate Looks At Independent Mediation For ATS Dispute

  Usamate Looks At Independent Mediation For ATS Dispute

The Minister of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jone Usamate, says he  is looking at options to have an independent

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PM Warns People Against Those Who Use Them

  PM Warns People Against Those Who Use Them

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has asked people to think for themselves and put their best interests first. He said: “You

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Amex Multi Million Dollar West Project Takes Shape

  Amex Multi Million Dollar West Project Takes Shape

  A lot of exciting  developments are taking place in the Sugar City. Amex Resources Limited’s Mba Delta Ironsands Project

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Man, 60, Faces Drug Charges

  Man, 60, Faces Drug Charges

A 60-year-old man from Korotogo, Sigatoka, appeared yesterday in the Nadi Magistrates Court charged with two counts of possession of

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Nalawa Rakes In Money As Cruise Vessel Calls In Port

  Nalawa Rakes In Money As Cruise Vessel Calls In Port

Apakuki Nalawa of Nabukaluka in Naitasiri is known to many for his handicraft skills and creations. Mr Nalawa,  55, a

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Agriculture Minister Calls On Farmers To Apply Best Practices

  Agriculture  Minister Calls On Farmers To Apply Best Practices

Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Services, Inia Seruiratu stressed the importance of

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Rugby For Riwai

  Rugby For Riwai

The passion of playing rugby is what that keeps the Biaugunu, Saqani, Cakaudrove native Viniana Riwai going. Fiji Airways Fijiana

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Farmers Urged To Form Clusters

  Farmers Urged To Form Clusters

Minister for Agriculture Inia Seruiratu has highlighted the importance of working collaboratively as a cluster of farmers. During his tour

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“Tai Jim” Loved The Sea

  “Tai Jim” Loved The Sea

A 54-year-old man of Yalobi, Waya, Yasawa, who was fond of the sea, is believed to have drowned during a

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$200k For Premier League

  $200k For Premier League

The Fiji Football Association received $200,000 from Vodafone Fiji Limited yesterday. This is for the 2018 Vodafone Premier League competition

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Lee eye Chand Invitational

  Lee eye Chand Invitational

Nadi based professional Sam Lee is the top bet to take out the inaugural Dinesh Chand Invitational Pro-Am on January

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Hotel Group Enhances Health, Friendliness With Village

  Hotel Group Enhances Health, Friendliness With Village

The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa has stepped forward to enhance the health and friendliness of Sanasana Village in

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Seruiratu Meets Farmers in the Western Division

  Seruiratu Meets Farmers in the Western Division

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Services, Inia Seruiratu has begun his

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New Players For Nadi Blazers

  New Players For Nadi Blazers

The Vasemaca Vunisa skippered Nadi Blazers women’s rugby team is preparing well for the Mana Whey Fiji Coral Coast 7’s.

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Making Life A Whole Lot Brighter

  Making Life A Whole Lot Brighter

The Government is adamant on making life better for all Fijians. And Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said this has been

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Reconstruction Of Teachers Quarters Will Be Completed On Time, Says Ministry

  Reconstruction Of Teachers Quarters Will Be Completed On Time, Says Ministry

The reconstruction of teachers quarters in the outer islands will be completed on time, says the Ministry of Education. The

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ANALYSIS: Controversial MOU Puts Rabuka Back Under Spotlight

  ANALYSIS: Controversial MOU Puts Rabuka Back Under Spotlight

Sitiveni Rabuka’s SODELPA leadership is under scrutiny internally by disillusioned members in the wake of the Lynda Tabuya controversy. They

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Unionists Deny They Could Follow Tabuya

  Unionists Deny They Could Follow Tabuya

Two leading Trade Unionists have denied they are in line for Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) tickets in the 2018

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