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    Tidal Waves, Strong Winds Ravage Drue, Navuatu Villages

Tidal Waves, Strong Winds Ravage Drue, Navuatu Villages

For two hours, the two villages located near the popular Matana Beach Resort, suffered the brunt of TC Keni.   Tidal waves and category three winds from Tropical Cyclone Keni

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    Jetty Damaged, Assessment Team Leaves Tomorrow

Jetty Damaged, Assessment Team Leaves Tomorrow

  Divisional Planning Officer (DPO) Eastern, Viliame Kaiyabia has confirmed that the jetty at Vunisea has been damaged by Tropical Cyclone Keni. He said a team on the island is

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    Sharma: Fijians Safe In Auckland Storm

Sharma: Fijians Safe In Auckland Storm

  There are no reports of Fijians living in Auckland, New Zealand, being injured or killed by a powerful storm that lashed the North island on Tuesday. With hurricane-force gusts

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    335 Evacuees Safe In  Eight Centres In Naitasiri

335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

Government teams made sure that the people were safe and there were no emergencies or casualties reported from their area.   The National Disaster Management Office has confirmed that there

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    Letters To The Editor, 12th April, 2018

Letters To The Editor, 12th April, 2018

School Closure Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi The Western Division has been experiencing bad weather, heavy rainfall and flash flooding, well before Tropical Cyclone Josie which resulted in severe flooding, broken bridges,

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    Man Swims Across Flooded Bridge To Save Cattle

Man Swims Across Flooded Bridge To Save Cattle

Rasaqa knew his crops would have been ruined already, but he did not want any harm to come to his cattle.   Emoni Rasaqa had to swim across the flooded

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    Body Of Navala Man Found

Body Of Navala Man Found

Police has confirmed that the body of the 67-year-old farmer of Navala who was swept away by strong currents last week has been found. Earlier in the day officers from

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    Fiji Times Sedition Case Continues

Fiji Times Sedition Case Continues

Fiji Times Limited lawyer Wylie Clarke sought clarification from High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe yesterday if the amended information against his client only included the alleged seditious letter or

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    Editorial: Let’s be grateful to those who kept us safe during TC Keni

Editorial: Let’s be grateful to those who kept us safe during TC Keni

Today we salute a very special group of people who put the national interest first before their personal interests. They were out there in disaster prone areas ensuring that victims

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Farmer Loses Crops Worth $15K During Flooding

  Farmer Loses Crops Worth $15K During Flooding

  Farmer Unaia Balekenasiga says he has lost $15,000 worth of crops in the flood brought about by Tropical Cyclone

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Family mourns helpful dad

  Family mourns helpful dad

My father has died! My father has died! Those were the words lamented by five-year-old Joveci Roqiqi Junior at their

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Dr Koroivueta Responds to Flood Victims’ Claim

  Dr Koroivueta Responds to Flood Victims’ Claim

Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Permanent Secretary, Dr Josefa Koroivueta, has responded to claims from some flood victims

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Family stands firm, looks on bright side despite difficult times

  Family stands firm, looks on bright side despite difficult times

A family of four are looking on the bright side, despite the past few weeks of flood and recent cyclone,

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PM: More Assistance for Keni Victims

  PM: More Assistance for Keni Victims

Government is looking at other initiatives apart from the distribution of food rations to help Tropical Cyclone Keni victims. The

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Chand in despair as flood waters damage crops

  Chand in despair as flood  waters damage crops

  Dalo farmer, Mahesh Chand, 62, lost all his crops worth more than $25,000 because of the high tide and

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Cyclone Rage Bores Down On Cawaci Again

  Cyclone Rage Bores Down On Cawaci Again

Two-thirds of classroom block lost rooftop with steel structure and roofing iron still intact.   St John’s College in Cawaci,

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Stop Abuse, PM Warns

  Stop Abuse, PM Warns

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday issued a warning to all Government officials not to abuse the distribution of food rations

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Vocea Gives ‘All Clear’ For North

  Vocea Gives ‘All Clear’ For North

Evacuation centres in the North are closed and all schools will be operational today.   Commissioner Northern Jovesa Vocea has

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Farmer Loses Crops Worth $15K During Flooding

  Farmer Loses Crops Worth $15K During Flooding

Farmer Unaia Baleke­nasiga says he has lost $15,000 worth of crops in the flood brought about by Tropical Cyclone Keni.

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Man Swims Across Flooded Bridge To Save Cattle

  Man Swims Across Flooded Bridge To Save Cattle

Emoni Rasaqa had to swim across the flooded Naqali Bridge in Naitasiri to ensure his cattle were safe. Mr Rasaqa,

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Chand In Despair As Flood Waters Damage Crops

  Chand In Despair As Flood Waters Damage Crops

Dalo farmer, Mahesh Chand, 62, lost all his crops worth more than $25,000 because of the high tide and flood

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335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

  335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

The National Disaster Man­agement Office has con­firmed that there are 355 evacuees in eight evacuation cen­tres in the Naitasiri province.

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Cyclone Rage Bores Down On Cawaci Again

  Cyclone Rage Bores Down On Cawaci Again

St John’s College in Cawaci, Ovalau, has been hit again by another cyclone, this time by Tropical Cyclone Keni. Although

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Berenadeta Grabs Chance In Man’s World

  Berenadeta Grabs Chance In Man’s World

Berenadeta Veitoyaki is convinced that there is definitely room for women in professions like automo­tive mechanic. Yes, she said the

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New Ambulances To Lift Medical Services

  New Ambulances To Lift Medical Services

The handing over of 18 new ambu­lances to their respective depart­ments will be an added boost to the Ministry of

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Vocea Gives ‘All Clear’ For North

  Vocea Gives ‘All Clear’ For North

Commissioner Northern Jove­sa Vocea has confirmed that all evacuation centres in the North are closed and schools will open today.

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Asco Motors Gives Back To Training Centre

  Asco Motors Gives Back To Training Centre

Automotive students at a training institute in Nas­inu received a timely boost for the course they are studyng on Friday.

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Successful Conclusion To FAO Senior Officials Conference

  Successful Conclusion To FAO Senior Officials Conference

  Senior officials from 46 member countries of the Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in the

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Analysis: Netball Slump, Worst Ever

  Analysis: Netball Slump, Worst Ever

The one question netball fans are asking now is: How did it all come down to this? 5 Games, 5

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