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    Global Hand Washing Day Observed

Global Hand Washing Day Observed

Water is not enough to kill diseases, says the United Nations Children’s Fund – Pacific representative, Dr Karen Allen. The message was relayed on October 15, a day to remind

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    Health Ministry Working On Ebola Plan

Health Ministry Working On Ebola Plan

The Assistant Minister for Health, Veena Bhatnagar has reassured that the ministry is working on a preparedness and response plan to prevent the Ebola virus entering the country. Ms Bhatnagar

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    Tong Keynote Speaker At Awards

Tong Keynote Speaker At Awards

The President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, will be the keynote speaker in this year’s government’s Service Excellence Awards [SEA]. The programme, initiated in 2005 to bring about improvements in internal

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    Please! No Liquor, Meat In Diwali Cocktails: VHP

Please! No Liquor, Meat In Diwali Cocktails: VHP

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (Fiji) is calling on corporate houses to refrain from serving liquor and meat during Diwali cocktails. The organisation’s national president, Jay Dayal, said Diwali should be

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    Fiji Cancer Society-Western Overwhelmed By Support

Fiji Cancer Society-Western Overwhelmed By Support

Jack’s of Fiji is supporting breast cancer awareness in Fiji, in partnership with the Fiji Cancer Society Western branch. Proceeds from sales of merchandise like Tee-shirts, bags, pins and hand

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    ‘Race For Survival’ A First For North

‘Race For Survival’ A First For North

Save the Children Fiji (SCF) will be organising a ‘Race for Survival’ campaign that will be held at the Guru Nanak School grounds in Labasa today. More than 400 children

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    Health Experts Visit Namoli Village

Health Experts Visit Namoli Village

Namoli villagers were all in smiles yesterday when a group of health officials and students paid them a visit. The Sangam Institute of Technology’s (SIT)-College of Nursing and Health Care

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    Drasa Avenue Visits Fiji Sun

Drasa Avenue Visits Fiji Sun

Students should know and understand how a final product is put together, says Drasa Avenue Primary School teacher Hirdesh Kumar. Eighty Year Seven and Year Eight students from Lautoka took

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    More Reforms For FNPF

More Reforms For FNPF

The Fiji National Provident Fund will transit into its new systems and processes at the end of this month. FNPF chief executive Aisake Taito said this was a crucial part

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CJP Gives Breakfast To Students

  CJP Gives Breakfast To Students

Students and teachers of Draiba Primary School were delighted when they were given breakfast serves at the school yesterday. The

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Fijian Police Well: Commissioner Groenewald

  Fijian Police Well: Commissioner Groenewald

The threat of Ebola in Liberia and other countries in West Africa remains high with close to 5000 people now

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LTA Cleans Up Service

  LTA Cleans Up Service

Transforming the public’s view of the poor service delivered by Land Transport Authority officers is now the key focus of

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We Need To Work Together: Tuvalu PM

  We Need To Work Together: Tuvalu PM

The need for working together is essential for the betterment of Pacific Islands. Speaking at the closing of the International

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Minister Personally Meets North Women

  Minister Personally Meets North Women

Women in the North were delighted as they raised their concern face to face with the Minister for Women, Children

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Market Plays A Crucial Role

  Market Plays A Crucial Role

Labasa Market vendors yesterday commended the acknowledgement and attention given to them and their line of work by the Minister

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Youths Stage Hunt’s Life

  Youths Stage Hunt’s Life

Youths of Samabula’s Calvary Temple will be staging a theatre production titled ‘AMEN: A Message to the Nation’ at the

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Nine Promoted, Five Appointed

  Nine Promoted, Five Appointed

In a bid to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Fiji Police Force a number of promotions and appointments

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Shoeshine Boys Undergo Training

  Shoeshine Boys Undergo Training

Shoeshine boys in Suva on Tuesday underwent customer services training to enhance their ability to earn more income. In conjunction

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Defence Anxious To Proceed With Foster Case

  Defence Anxious To Proceed With Foster Case

Fugitive conman Peter Foster’s case continues to be called in the Suva Magistrates Court. Foster is wanted in the country

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Our Golan Troops Mark Fiji Day

  Our Golan Troops Mark Fiji Day

Fijian soldiers serving with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) have been reminded by   Lieutenant-Colonel Vatimio Leva, UNDOF’s chief

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Our UN Office Celebrates

  Our UN Office Celebrates

Seventy ambassadors from all regions of the world, including members of the Security Council, the President of the Group of

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Ratu Suliano Wants Youths More Involved

  Ratu Suliano Wants Youths More Involved

In his maiden speech in Parliament yesterday, SODELPA’s Ratu Suliano  Matanitobua  emphasised the importance of involving the youths of Fiji

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Development Needs Planning

  Development Needs Planning

We need to plan our development in a systematic and smart way to make our resources reach the very people

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Proud To Serve PM And Ministers

  Proud To Serve PM And Ministers

Roshi ni Kumar, owner of Albert Park Kiosk in Suva, said she was proud and happy to serve lunch for

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‘All TV Stations Can Broadcast’

  ‘All TV Stations Can Broadcast’

The Minster for Communications, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has made it clear that all television stations in Fiji have the right to

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NZ High Commission Congratulates Ratu Inoke

  NZ High Commission Congratulates Ratu Inoke

New Zealand’s Acting Head of Mission Mark Ramsden has congratulated Ratu Inoke Kubuabola as Fiji’s Foreign Affairs Minister in Fiji’s

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Family, Culture, Important: MP

  Family, Culture,  Important: MP

Dr Brij Lal yesterday stressed in Parliament the importance of a cultured society and  the family. The Government backbencher and

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Kumar Fast-Tracks Changes

  Kumar Fast-Tracks Changes

Parveen Kumar is living testimony of the power of youthful impact on a municipality. The Minister for Local Government, Housing

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National Interest Comes First: Konrote

  National Interest Comes First: Konrote

Jioje Konrote wore a winged dagger pin and a poppy flower proudly on his coat yesterday in Parliament. It was

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