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    China Initiative ‘Brings Job Opportunities

China Initiative ‘Brings Job Opportunities

For countries like Fiji, which often find it hard to finance big ticket in­frastructure projects, there’s an op­portunity to sign up to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to secure

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    Resolve to Combat Drug Woes Impresses Agency

Resolve to Combat Drug Woes Impresses Agency

United States Drug Enforce­ment Agency (USDEA) has commended Police Com­missioner Sitiveni Qiliho for en­suring that Fiji combats clandes­tine labs. When responding to the Fiji Sun queries, US Drug Enforcement Administration,

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    Kubuabola Leads Delegation In Bilateral Visit in Georgia

Kubuabola Leads Delegation In Bilateral Visit in Georgia

Fiji’s Minister of Defence and National Security Ratu In­oke Kubuabola arrived in Georgia along with his delegation for a ministerial bilateral visit this week. According to a Government state­ment, the

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    LTA Works To Ensure Safer Roads

LTA Works To Ensure Safer Roads

Given the rise in road fatali­ties and accidents, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is stepping up its efforts to provide safer roads for all Fijians. This was revealed by LTA’s

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    Religious Festival Unites, Strengthens Family

Religious Festival Unites, Strengthens Family

It was a joyous moment for Hin­du devotees throughout the country on Sunday. Particularly, for one person who had travelled from Nadi to Lauto­ka for the past 10 days just

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    1000 Plus Devotees Celebrate Joyful Ganesh Chaturthi

1000 Plus Devotees Celebrate Joyful Ganesh Chaturthi

More than 1000 Hindu dev­otees celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with great en­thusiasm and happiness yester­day in Suva. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is an annual Hindu festival celebrating the

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    Staff Train To Change Mindset, Belief System

Staff Train To Change Mindset, Belief System

The bid to nurture a society that is free from discrimi­nation and violence was the core message at a training session in Nadi. For the first time, the staff of

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    Bulitavu, Karunaratne Appear For Retrial

Bulitavu, Karunaratne Appear For Retrial

Former parliamentarian Mo­sese Bulitavu and business­man Jagath Karunaratne appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court for a retrial yesterday. This was ordered by the High Court in Suva last month. The

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    Mother Of Four Convicted of manslaughter

Mother Of Four Convicted of manslaughter

The husband of a woman con­victed of manslaughter was told by the High Court in Suva yesterday that the Social Welfare De­partment would intervene if there was no one available

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Two Behind Bars For FRU Break-in, Theft

  Two Behind Bars For FRU Break-in, Theft

Two men who pleaded guilty to breaking into the Fiji Rugby Union head of­fice and stealing assorted items were sentenced

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Teenage Farmers Face Rape Charge

  Teenage Farmers Face Rape Charge

Two teenage farmers of Uto Village outside Nadi appeared at the Magistrate Court in Nadi yesterday charged with rape. Marika

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$7k Stolen From Vunika Home In Labasa

  $7k Stolen From Vunika Home In Labasa

Labasa Police is investigating a case where more than $7,000 cash was stolen from a house at Vunika last week.

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Fiji’s Begg Up Against Region’s Best

  Fiji’s Begg Up Against Region’s Best

Miss World Supermodel Fiji, Zaira Begg, is our Fijian Ambassador to the Pacific Ambassador Festival underway in New Caledonia. The

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Elections Office Sets Up Hotspots

  Elections Office Sets Up Hotspots

The Fijian Elections Office has set up hotspots around the country for the members of the public to update their

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Fiji Schools’ Culinary Team For Gold Coast Event

  Fiji Schools’ Culinary Team For Gold Coast Event

Sigatoka Andhra College Year 12 student Yash Singh aims to do Fiji proud in the International School Culinary Competition in

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Animals Fiji Event Ropes In $47K

  Animals Fiji Event Ropes In $47K

In a bid to raise funds and awareness, Animals Fiji continue to bring the community together. This is after Animals

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US Embassy To Prepare Youths For Workforce

  US Embassy To Prepare Youths For Workforce

The United States Embassy public affairs officer, Rebecca Archer-Knepper, will work with Fijian youths to prepare them for the 21st

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Queen Bounces Back From Setbacks

  Queen Bounces Back From Setbacks

Miss Vodafone Ba Riverside Festival Queen Fulori Waibuta says life has not always been plain sailing for her since she

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Chinese Engage in Double Celebrations

  Chinese Engage in Double Celebrations

Chinese around the world were engaged in the joyful Mid-Autumn Festival and Fijians of Chinese ethnicity were no different. Yesterday,

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PM to UNGA head: Understand plight of Pacific states

  PM to UNGA head:  Understand plight of Pacific states

Understand the needs of Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) on the frontline of climate change. This was the message to

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Think Tank: Why Chinese Builders Use Chinese

  Think Tank: Why Chinese Builders Use Chinese

A China-based public think tank says there are valid reasons for Chinese companies hiring Chinese nationals while undertaking infrastructure and

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Hindu devotees mark birth of Lord Ganesh

  Hindu devotees mark birth of Lord Ganesh

Many Hindu devotees yesterday marked the end of the Ganesh Utsav, the birth of Lord Ganesha. The Hindu festival, that

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Man Charged With Raping Mum, Grandniece Refused Bail

  Man Charged With Raping Mum, Grandniece Refused Bail

  A 45-year-old man charged with rape of his mother and grandniece was refused bail by the High Court in

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Two Deny Aggravated Robbery Charge

  Two Deny Aggravated Robbery Charge

  Two men charged with aggravated robbery pleaded not guilty in the High Court in Suva on Friday. Walesi Brown

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No Regrets Selling Souvenirs

  No Regrets Selling Souvenirs

  Sainimere Niasa has never regretted the decision to start her own souvenir business. The 60-year-old from Suvavou, Lami, sells

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Fijians Urged To Promote Multiculturalism

  Fijians Urged To Promote Multiculturalism

There has been a call for Fiji­ans to promote multicultur­alism. The call came from the Minister for Health and Medical

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Bi Cries As Memories Go Up In Flames

  Bi Cries As Memories Go Up In Flames

Saliman Bi cried as she looked at what was left of the two-bedroom house her father-in-law built many years ago.

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Court – Briefly

  Court – Briefly

Court refuses oral bail bid in rape case An 18-year-old Suva man appeared at the High Court on Friday charged

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Court Finds Woman Guilty Of Manslaughter

  Court Finds Woman Guilty Of Manslaughter

A 26-year-old Nasinu woman has been found guilty of manslaughter by the High Court in Suva. Sangeeta Devi appeared before

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