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    6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa

An 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred this afternoon at 04:28:59 PM, local time, 286 km E from Labasa, Fiji (IRD/ORSNET) A strong event with deep depth source location occurred 286 km

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    Das: FRCS Has Zero-Tolerance For Compliance Breaches

Das: FRCS Has Zero-Tolerance For Compliance Breaches

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) has expelled a renowned automotive company from its gold card services programme for abuse and non-compliance to customs laws on numerous occasions. The

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    FSC: Labasa Mill Hits Season High

FSC: Labasa Mill Hits Season High

The Fiji Sugar Corporation’s (FSC) Labasa mill has hit a season high, crushing over 6,056 tonnes of cane on Friday. This means unloading 489 lorries/tractors and 340 rail trucks. This

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    Netani Kuila: The Farmer Who Took Up Farming As A Means Of Survival

Netani Kuila: The Farmer Who Took Up Farming As A Means Of Survival

Netani Kuila is a name synonymous with farming in Batiki Settlement, Waibau up in the highlands of Naitasiri. Mr Kuila left his home island of Vanuavatu, Lau, in order to

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    Growers Council: Take Advantage Of Grant

Growers Council: Take Advantage Of Grant

A sugarcane farmer in Lautoka says he is happy after learning that he would be assisted by the Government with the replantating of his sugarcane. Elvis Chandra, of Vitogo, Lautoka,

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    Stakeholders Combine To Tackle Future Oil Spills

Stakeholders Combine To Tackle Future Oil Spills

The Port Denarau Marina in collaboration with Pacific Energy Limited on Friday carried out a marina oil spill exercise in preparation to deal with such incidents. Officials from the both companies

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    VS Naipaul: A Man Who Cast Doubt On Post-Colonial Liberal Certainties

VS Naipaul: A Man Who Cast Doubt On Post-Colonial Liberal Certainties

No author in contemporary times more wilfully damaged his reputation with cantankerous observations as did VS Naipaul. He had extreme and contrarian opinions on the big issues of the day,

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    Joint Investigation Leads To Arrest For Human Trafficking: Police

Joint Investigation Leads To Arrest For Human Trafficking: Police

A joint investigation conducted between the Fiji Police Force and New Zealand Police has led to the arrest of a  31 year old woman of Nasole, Nasinu while the arrest

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    Fiji Swimmers Ready

Fiji Swimmers Ready

The national swimming team march into camp today to finalise their preparations for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships which is on August 23-27 at the Damodar Aquatic Centre in Suva.

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7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred In The Lau Region

  7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred In The Lau Region

An earthquake occurred this afternoon at 12:19:3602 PM, local time, 62 km NE from Waiqori village, Lau (IRD/ORSNET) However, it

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Federation Targets Interested Players

  Federation Targets Interested Players

Queensland table tennis coach Terry Dahl is in the country to help develop our young players. Dahl was part of

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EDITORIAL: 7s Rugby Needs To Change For The Better In The New Season

  EDITORIAL: 7s Rugby Needs To Change For The Better In The New Season

Rugby House is wasting no time and has got the ball rolling in earnest demanding maximum performance from national teams.

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Analysis: There is no doubt that the Fijian Elections Office has systems in place to ensure that the integrity of the electoral process is protected

  Analysis: There is no doubt that the Fijian Elections Office has systems in place to ensure that the integrity of the electoral process is protected

Security in the electoral process is absolutely essential in this general election given the issues now being raised by Opposition

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Letters To The Editor August 19th, 2018

  Letters To The Editor August 19th, 2018

Queen of Soul Amenatave Yaconisau, Delainavesi I Iament the untimely passing away of the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. Many

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Rugby Project Benefits Village Youths

  Rugby Project Benefits Village Youths

The Wailevu Rugby Club is one of the oldest clubs in the province of Macuata. Over the years, the club

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Fiji Men’s Volleyball ‘Create History’

  Fiji Men’s Volleyball ‘Create History’

  The Fijian men’s volleyball team created history in the 2018 Oceania Volleyball championship after beating powerhouse New Zealand 3-1

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Naituku, 26, Grabs 2018 Adi Senikau

  Naituku, 26, Grabs 2018 Adi Senikau

Twenty-six-year-old Miss Nicole Naituku won the Adi Senikau title on Friday night. Twelve contestants of the pageant were vying for

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Wheelchair Creates World Of Difference

  Wheelchair Creates World Of Difference

Alivereti Vuluma, 60, will now enjoy his new found mobility thanks to the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation,

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Newtown, Tacirua Book Final

  Newtown,  Tacirua  Book Final

Newtown aim to defend the Ram Sami premier title against FMF Tacirua in the Nasinu Rugby final next Saturday The

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Ministry Desilts Canals For Farmers

  Ministry Desilts Canals For Farmers

More than 60 rice farmers in Korokadi, Bua, will not need to worry about their farms being deprived of water.

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No Substitute For Hard Work, Says Engineer

  No Substitute For Hard Work, Says Engineer

Fulton Hogan Hiways Savusavu maintenance manager Isaac Rakabikabi initially opted to become a lawyer or teacher, however he chose Civil

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Minister Seeks Submissions For Drainage Works

  Minister Seeks Submissions For Drainage Works

People in Labasa have been advised to make a written submission to Ministry of Waterways if they want drainage work

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Minister Visits Islands To Outline Programmes

  Minister Visits Islands To Outline Programmes

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau is on a week-long tour of the Northern Division. It is an opportunity for the

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Bonus Pay For Highlanders

  Bonus Pay For Highlanders

The QAQA Jack’s Fiji presented a cheque of $10,000 to the Naitasiri rugby officials yesterday for defending the HFC Bank

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Drua Hits Sand Dunes

  Drua Hits Sand Dunes

The Fiji Airways Drua squad members rounded off their first week of training with a session at the Sigatoka sand

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Ministers, MPs Among Applicants Interviewed To Contest 2018 Poll

  Ministers, MPs Among Applicants Interviewed To Contest 2018 Poll

A number of serving Cabinet ministers and MPs were interviewed yesterday by FijiFirst for the 2018 General Election. The interview

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Drua Test At Sand Dunes

  Drua Test At Sand Dunes

The Senirusi Seruvakula-coached Fiji Airways Drua side rounded off their first week of training at the Sigatoka sand dunes yesterday.

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Prove Your Worth, Suva Coach Warns

  Prove Your Worth, Suva Coach Warns

Gurjit Singh has begun selecting players for the 2018 Courts Inter-District Championship (IDC) in Suva in October. The Suva coach

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Elections Office Critical Of False Information

  Elections Office Critical Of False Information

The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) is of the view that incorrect information has been filtered to Opposition parties in respect

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