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    Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

Fiji-born Benjamin (Ben) Ashkettle runs more than 250 kilometres every week in preparation for marathons he takes part in around the world. The Island Chill marathon defending champion Mr Ashkettle,

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    Bachelor Toils Land, Makes Thousands From Harvest

Bachelor Toils Land, Makes Thousands From Harvest

    Straight out from high school, bachelor Dildar Hussein has set his eyes on making a living out of farming. He has not regretted the decision as he is

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    Husband, Wife Team Unbeatable For Nadogo Couple

Husband, Wife Team Unbeatable For Nadogo Couple

    Husband and wife market vendors Chandar Dutt and Subhashni Devi have been selling fruits and yaqona as their source of living. Waking up early in the morning and

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    Shop Well, Eat Well, Says Ratu Lame

Shop Well, Eat Well, Says Ratu Lame

Shopping for Ratu Lame Turuva Gale is a fortnightly ritual which he makes sure he follows through every little detail. First the father of four will never shop unless he

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    ‘Education On Children Is Important For Future Sustainability Of Environment’

‘Education On Children Is Important For Future Sustainability Of Environment’

  Educating children to assist us in sustaining environment for the future is important. Re-elected Mamanuca Environment Society (MES) chair­man Geoffrey Shaw made the com­ment at the Castaway Island Resort

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     Sharda Mani, 49, Presses On Regardless To Achieve Dream

 Sharda Mani, 49, Presses On Regardless To Achieve Dream

Press on regardless. That was exactly what Sharda Mani did to achieve what she has been chasing for three decades. Miss Mani, 49, may be a jack of all trades

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    Call For Manufacturers, Traders To Relook At Their Warranty Policies

Call For Manufacturers, Traders To Relook At Their Warranty Policies

  When consumers pay more for warranty on their prod­ucts, they place their faith in traders to be able to fix a fault when required. A warranty is a promise,

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    Bachelor, Entrepreneur Shops For Many Reasons

Bachelor, Entrepreneur Shops For Many Reasons

Bachelor and young entrepreneur Nilesh Raj Narayan is a natural when it comes to shopping. It is because he has been shopping for his family for than a decade at

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    Banks Seize Homes From Those Who Ignore Default Notices

Banks Seize Homes From Those Who Ignore Default Notices

The purchase of property is not some­thing that individuals enter into lightly. There are many factors that consumers consider when purchasing a home. And whilst some consumers have the ability

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Dayals Sell Yaqona, Spices And Everything Nice

  Dayals Sell Yaqona, Spices And Everything Nice

Giving up her career as a credit officer is paying dividends to company director, Shirley Dayal. “I gave up my

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No Regrets After selling At Market for Four Decades

  No Regrets After selling At Market for Four Decades

On a cold and wet Monday af­ternoon Monika Balali was found sitting cosy at Nausori Market selling her produce. This

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Women Bee Keepers Fund Tertiary Students From Profit

  Women Bee Keepers Fund Tertiary Students From Profit

Despite facing challenges, the Tosovata Women’s Club in Bulileka village outside Labasa town is determined to make it big in

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Venina’s Switch To Middleman Is Fresh Experience

  Venina’s Switch To Middleman Is Fresh Experience

Selling as a middleman at the Nausori Market is a new experience for Venina Vakarusere. Ms Vakarusre has been selling

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Canteen Owner Does Not Take Shopping List Lightly

  Canteen Owner Does Not Take Shopping List Lightly

The importance of a shopping list can­not be underestimated by customers because it brings the venture into a con­trolled exercise.

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Be Persistent as a Journalist

  Be Persistent as a Journalist

Growing up, Inoke Malovesi always admired the work jour­nalists and media reporters do. It follows suit that the Lomaiviti na­tive

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Systematic Spinster Keeps Track Of Shopping Details

  Systematic Spinster Keeps Track Of Shopping Details

Spinster Jeshween Prakash is a systematic person that everything she does is done in an orderly way. And that includes

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Firms Urged to Keep Proper Consumer Records

  Firms Urged to Keep Proper Consumer Records

Consumers often engage the services of a lawyer to act on their behalf to avoid legal risks and facilitate investments

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Fascination Of Boats Paves Career Path For Kumar

  Fascination Of Boats Paves Career Path For Kumar

Ashok Kumar was always fascinated with boats. It is not surprising that he now owns a flourishing boat building business

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Roko Focuses On Educating Her Children

  Roko Focuses On Educating Her Children

Mother of three Timaima Roko invests and spends her time, energy and money into the education of her three children.

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Mandarin Seller Overcomes Challenges

  Mandarin Seller Overcomes Challenges

Selling mandarins is not as easy as it seems. Kadavu native with maternal links to Draubuta in Tailevu Setareki Vakayadra

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Skipper Happy With Four Decades of Seafaring

  Skipper Happy With Four Decades of Seafaring

After four decades in the sea­faring business, Captain Inoke Ratotodro is closing out his twilight years with the fast growing

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Freshness Brings An Edge: Lutumaitoga

  Freshness Brings An Edge: Lutumaitoga

Batiki vendor Elenoa Lutumaitoga said the freshness of her wreath was an edge in at­tracting more customers in selling her

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Apolonia Sells Her Harvest For Church Tithe

  Apolonia Sells Her Harvest For Church Tithe

Grandmother of three Apolonia Tuikoroalau only comes to sell her produce at the market for her tithe. The last time

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Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

  Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

Island students studying in Fiji should pull their resources together for food. Mother of two, Jasmine Henry from the Federated

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Modified Pin Plugs, A Worry

  Modified Pin Plugs, A Worry

The Consumer Council of Fiji is warning traders to refrain from selling modified pin plugs to consumers as it poses

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Bi Fends For Disabled Daughter As A Vendor

  Bi Fends For Disabled Daughter As A Vendor

Hamida Bi, 51, of Cunningham has been selling fresh fruits and vegetables for a decade to take care of her

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Safeguard Your Life Insurance Policy Documents

  Safeguard Your Life Insurance Policy Documents

In a world full of uncertainties, people hold on to things that give them a sense of stability and consistency.

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Raiqeu Shops Early For Mothers’ Day

  Raiqeu Shops Early For Mothers’ Day

In preparation for Mothers’ Day next Sunday Kamueli Raiqeu of Kadavu, is shopping early to avoid the last minute rush.

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Customer Service Stint Boosts Woman Cabbie’s Business

  Customer Service Stint Boosts Woman Cabbie’s Business

Mother of four Elenoa Rokotabula Vueti has been knocked down so many times; she had always picked herself up and

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