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    Letter Of The Week Winner

Letter Of The Week Winner

Testing Teachers The universities complain of students’ poor English. The ministry tests them to see how to improve the standard through in-service “professional development” sessions. Nowhere do I see any

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    Letters To The Editor, February 1st  2018

Letters To The Editor, February 1st 2018

Ignore negative comments Spencer Robinson, Suva It is interesting to read and hear of the numerous comments in the media, yaqona sessions and on the streets of Fiji’s poor performance

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    EDITORIAL: New Protocols Will Lead To Culture Change In Education

EDITORIAL: New Protocols Will Lead To Culture Change In Education

The announcement by Education Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, about a range of protocols for the Education Ministry to address a number of systemic issues affecting teachers is welcome. It has been

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    Nakched’s Letter Brings Home New Iron

Nakched’s Letter Brings Home New Iron

Thanks to his letter focusing on ‘Privilege Parking’, Satish Nakched, 53, is now the owner of a new Philips iron from Courts Mega Samabula. Mr Nakched was named a Fiji

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    Letter of the Month winner takes home new sandwich maker

Letter of the Month winner takes home new sandwich maker

The lucky winner of the Fiji Sun Letter of the Month competition for November, walked away with a Philips sandwich maker from Courts Mega Samabula yesterday. Nigel Robinson’s winning letter

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    Appeal For Donations For Victims In Namosi Fire

Appeal For Donations For Victims In Namosi Fire

The Holy Spirit Parish in the province of Namosi yesterday uploaded a post on Facebook seeking donations for the victims of a fire that destroyed a home in Qilai Village,

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    Heavy Rain For Fiji, Strong Wind Warning For Rotuma

Heavy Rain For Fiji, Strong Wind Warning For Rotuma

As in effect by FijiMet, a ‘Heavy Rain Warning’ is now in place for the Yasawa and Mamanuaca Group, Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Lau, and the Lomaiviti Group. A ‘Strong

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    ‘A PM For All’

‘A PM For All’

Fiji is lucky to have a Prime Minister who looks beyond race and religion and sees all Fijians as equals, says Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. Speaking at the Shree Gopal Sadhu

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    Families Thank Govt For Rebuilt School

Families Thank Govt For Rebuilt School

Rajesh Prasad could not contain his joy by thanking Government at the re-opening of the  Naria Primary School, Rakiraki yesterday. The 53-year-old grandparent was among families of students who echoed

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School Structures Now Safer: A-G

  School Structures Now Safer: A-G

Most schools that were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Winston were not structurally sound. The buildings were not certified by engineers

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Bus Driver Charged With Giving False Information To Public Servant

  Bus Driver Charged With Giving False Information To Public Servant

A 50-year-old bus driver appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday charged with one count of giving false information to

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Qiliho: Police Will Crackdown On Buyers Of Stolen Property

  Qiliho: Police Will Crackdown On Buyers Of Stolen Property

Police will come down hard on people buying stolen items, says Commission of Police Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho. Speaking at the

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High Court Acquits Businessman

  High Court Acquits Businessman

A Nausori businessman was acquitted at the High Court in Suva yesterday after he won his appeal against a conviction.

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Brace Yourselves For Heavy Rain, Warns Weather Office

  Brace Yourselves For Heavy Rain, Warns Weather Office

A heavy rain warning for the whole of the Fiji Group was issued by the Fiji Meteorological Service as of yesterday.

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Grant Is A Leg Up Not Hand Out, Musician Advises

  Grant Is A Leg Up Not Hand Out, Musician Advises

People should learn not to depend on Government for their survival. These were the words of Hanahana Music Studio Owner,

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22 People Charged For Rape In January, 36-year-old Man Was Charged For Raping His 26-year-old Sister

  22 People Charged For Rape In January, 36-year-old Man Was Charged For Raping His 26-year-old Sister

ODPP Rape and Sexual Offences Statistics – January 2018 The following data is authorised for release by the Office of

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Nirmala Realises Her Tailoring Dream From Grant

  Nirmala  Realises Her Tailoring Dream  From Grant

Ever since growing up as a young girl, it was Nirmala Devi’s aim to run her own tailoring business. Her

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Lal Plans To Extend Poultry Farm

  Lal Plans To Extend Poultry Farm

Rajendra Lal left his job a few years ago as a construction worker due to a serious illness. The 59-year-old

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Fruits Of Sacrifice And Hardwork For Valley Duo

  Fruits Of  Sacrifice And Hardwork For Valley Duo

The late Maya Wati of Batiri in Sigatoka Valley along with her two sons were among the first lot of

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Mid-block pedestrian crossing allows for safe pathway

  Mid-block pedestrian crossing allows for safe pathway

Road users will now be able to cross safely following the installation of the new mid-block pedestrian crossing at Renwick

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FRA to Build 84 Bus Shelters

  FRA to Build 84 Bus Shelters

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) will build 84 bus shelters around the country within the next seven months. The authority said

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Education Loans Now Affordable, Says A-G

  Education Loans Now Affordable, Says A-G

People from lower income families are not charged any interest on student loans taken through the Tertiary Education Loan Scheme

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Donation bolsters Navosa shop plan

  Donation bolsters Navosa shop plan

A shop run by youths in the interior of Nadroga received a timely boost following a cash injection of $2500

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Cash Reward For Top Acccounting Student

  Cash Reward For Top Acccounting Student

This has been made possible following a partnership between the Fiji National University and Pherrus PTY (Fiji) Ltd. The top

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Nirmala realises her tailoring dream from grant

  Nirmala realises her tailoring dream from grant

Ever since growing up as a young girl, it was Nirmala Devi’s aim to run her own tailoring business. Her

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Grant Is A Leg Up Not Hand Out, Musician Advises

  Grant Is A Leg Up Not Hand Out, Musician Advises

People should learn not to depend on Government for their survival. These were the words of Hanahana Music Studio Owner,

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Brothers Rewa Future In Doubt

  Brothers Rewa Future In Doubt

The playing future of brothers Iosefo Verevou and Epeli Saukuru will be decided later by the Rewa Football Association. And

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World Rugby Reps Here

  World Rugby Reps Here

World Rugby representatives concluded their two-day visit to Fiji where they inspected venues, hotels and other facilities under consideration by

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Headboy, headgirl share discipline bond

  Headboy, headgirl share discipline bond

Discipline ranks very high in the hearts and minds of Sameer Lal and Simran Swashna Singh, the newly appoint­ed headboy

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