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    Ba Gears Up For Carnival

Ba Gears Up For Carnival

People of Ba Town and sur­rounding villages are in preparation mode for the annual Riverside Carnival. The Vodafone-sponsored event will be held at the Ba Market Ground from September 19th

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    Analysis: Powerful FijiFirst Lineup to Be  Announced Wednesday

Analysis: Powerful FijiFirst Lineup to Be Announced Wednesday

Most of the Cabinet ministers and some new faces are expected to be named in a powerful lineup of provisional election candidates by FijiFirst on Wednesday. Two ministers whose future

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    Reddy Highlights Solutions For Flooding in Sabeto, Nasoso

Reddy Highlights Solutions For Flooding in Sabeto, Nasoso

The Ministry of Waterways and Environment is looking at building retention dams and dikes to mitigate the recent flooding at the Sabeto Flats. This was confirmed by the Minister for

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    Nabou Victims Remembered at Principals’ Conference

Nabou Victims Remembered at Principals’ Conference

Principals from all over the country yesterday remembered the eight lives lost in the horrific Nabou accident in Nadi last month. During the closing ceremony of the Fiji Principals Association

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    Analysis: GPH Among Likely Places Royal Couple May Stay In

Analysis: GPH Among Likely Places Royal Couple May Stay In

As speculation increases on details of the visit to Fiji by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, two issues on the priority list are: Where they will stay? Which group

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    Chevening Scholarship Recipients Proud of Chance to Study in UK

Chevening Scholarship Recipients Proud of Chance to Study in UK

Two Fijian women yesterday each received a Chevening Scholarship to study overseas. Vitalina Chung and Sharon Biribo now have the chance to enter tertiary education in the United Kingdom. Ms

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    Lawyers Sum Up Today In $582,000 Money Laundering Trial

Lawyers Sum Up Today In $582,000 Money Laundering Trial

Closing submissions in the Pacific Theological College money laundering trial will be made this afternoon. Accused pair Rosheen Raj and Rine Sorby are charged with three counts each of money

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    Akbar Thanks Teams Who Overcome Odds In MenC Outreach

Akbar Thanks Teams Who Overcome Odds In MenC Outreach

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar has acknowledged the medical pratitioners and supporters who have worked hard in the Ministry of Health and Medical Services’ National Meningococcal

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    Man, 60, Hits Supervisor On Head, Sent To Jail

Man, 60, Hits Supervisor On Head, Sent To Jail

A 60-year-old man was sentenced to eight months imprisonment by the Suva Magistrates Court for act with intent to cause grievous harm. Ilaitia Qalo appeared before Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara yesterday.

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Every Day FBC Caller Wins $2000

  Every Day FBC Caller Wins $2000

Samuela Navukasavu called Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) every day to the point where he no longer needed an introduction by

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Wellness Clinic Opens In Tavua

  Wellness Clinic Opens  In Tavua

The Tavua Hospital in partnership with its Board of Visitors have opened a new Mental Health Wellness Clinic to broaden

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No Parole for Jailed Violent Father, 25

  No Parole for Jailed Violent Father, 25

A 25-year-old man was handed a two-years sentence for assaulting his wife and children. The man appeared and was sentenced

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Businessman Naidu Walks Free, Prosecution Files Nolle Prosequi

  Businessman Naidu Walks Free, Prosecution Files Nolle Prosequi

A businessman, Narain Sami Naidu, charged with 10 counts of rape was discharged by High Court in Lautoka judge Sunil

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20 Officers Train In China On Anti-Narcotics

  20 Officers Train In China On Anti-Narcotics

Twenty Police officers will undergo training at the Yunnan Police College in China focusing on key phases of policing the

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Literacy, If It Was Important Then, It’s More Important Now Than Ever Before

  Literacy, If It Was Important Then, It’s  More Important Now Than Ever Before

Below is an analysis by Fiji National University Vice Chancellor Professor Nigel Healey in  commemoration of the annual International Literacy

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Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi needs a fire station because the area is developing into a prime residential area, says Parveen Bala, the

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Success! Big Drop High Risk Foot Cases, Kidney Woes

  Success! Big Drop High Risk Foot  Cases, Kidney Woes

  There is an 80 per cent drop in high risk cases of foot problems and those with kidney functions

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Reddy Suggests Relocation For Nadi Villagers Long Term

  Reddy Suggests Relocation For Nadi Villagers Long Term

Minister for Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy toured several villages along the Nadi River yesterday to inspect the progress of

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Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery

  Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery

Lasaro Tuberi and Penioni Nakavulevu charged with an aggravated robbery totalling $102,443 appeared before High Court Judge Justice Chamath Morais

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Planting Mangroves To Protect Fishing Grounds

  Planting Mangroves To Protect Fishing Grounds

  For families in the country mangroves are our lifeline, says Torika Lewaca. The 59-year-old Tavualevu villager is one of

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Why Teaching Touch, Valuable Job: 36-Year Veteran Ratuvutu

  Why Teaching Touch, Valuable Job: 36-Year Veteran Ratuvutu

  Teaching is a noble profession that shapes the character, calibre and future of an individual. After 36 years in

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China Gives $9.5M For Peacekeeping, Disaster Relief

  China Gives $9.5M For Peacekeeping, Disaster Relief

Fiji’s peacekeeping and disaster relief efforts saw a capital infusion of nearly $10 million in aid from China on Tuesday.

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Free Oral Health Check Pleases Villagers

  Free Oral Health Check Pleases Villagers

Many people in a village of Namosi received dental treatment for the first time thanks to the Fiji National University’s

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Opinion: China, The Pacific Islands And The West’s Double Standards

  Opinion: China, The Pacific Islands And The West’s Double Standards

Tarcisius Kabutaulaka of the Solomon Islands has been appointed the next director of the Centre for Pacific Islands Studies at the

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Govt Grants Boost Senior Citizen Homes Work

  Govt Grants Boost Senior Citizen Homes Work

Ruci Kava, 69 was grateful after receiving $22,000 grant on behalf of the Suva Relief Trust and Pearce Home yesterday.

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The Big Question: Where Will The Royals Visit?

  The Big Question: Where Will The Royals Visit?

The dates of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrival to Fiji may be on October 23, but the big

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EU Member Countries Join Efforts In Clean Up Bid

  EU Member Countries Join Efforts In Clean Up Bid

The European Union member country envoys and embassy staff members came together yesterday to clean up along My Suva Picnic

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Nadi Urged To Work With Fire Authority

  Nadi Urged To Work With Fire Authority

The Nadi community and businesses were yesterday urged to work hand in hand with its local fire station. Acting Commissioner

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Law Student Fronts Court for Alleged Deception

  Law Student Fronts Court for Alleged Deception

A final year law student charged with obtaining financial advantage by deception appeared at the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. Ilisapeci

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