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    We Back MSG Peace-Keeping

We Back MSG Peace-Keeping

Fiji supports a Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Peacekeping Unit. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama confirmed this last night. He suggested Black Rock in Nadi as the best place to train the

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    Judge Concurs, Convicts All Four

Judge Concurs, Convicts All Four

All the four accused in the $3.1million road scam trial were yesterday found guilty and have been remanded in custody to await sentencing tomorrow. This is after judge Justice Paul

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    Germans Back Our Green Way

Germans Back Our Green Way

The Government’s new Green Growth Programme and the challenges of climate change have been discussed at a top-level meeting in Suva. The meeting was between the Attorney-General and Minister for

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    All The Way With MSG

All The Way With MSG

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, yesterday reiterated Fiji’s unwavering support for the Melanesian Spearhead Group. “We look forward to working closely with all our members in line

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    Public Consultation Praised

Public Consultation Praised

The provincial administrator, Rewa, has praised the “bottom up” approach of the Government’s public consultations. Josevata Suka was one of the first people to express their views when the public

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    Public Urged To Specify Areas For Required Development

Public Urged To Specify Areas For Required Development

Consultation teams from the Ministry of Finance’s strategic planning office urged people of Volivoli village ,Nadroga to be more specific when requesting for development. This was mainly stressed by Ministry

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    RFMF Celebrates Infantry Day

RFMF Celebrates Infantry Day

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces will be celebrating Infantry Day today. RFMF Commander Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga will be officiating. “A special commemoration will also take place to remember the

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    Fiji Airways Appoints Andre Viljoen As CEO And Managing Director

Fiji Airways Appoints Andre Viljoen As CEO And Managing Director

Fiji Airways has a new CEO and Managing Director – the current head of Air Mauritius, Andre Viljoen. Mr Viljoen’s appointment to the national airline was announced today by the

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    15 Year Old Missing

15 Year Old Missing

Police are requesting for information that could help locate 15 year old Komal Kristika Prasad who was reported missing on the 19th of this month. Komal was staying at the

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Attack Lands Two In Hospital

  Attack Lands Two In Hospital

Two people, one of them a 27-year-old hotel worker, have been hospitalised at Lautoka after they were allegedly stabbed by

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LTA Board Further Scrutinised

  LTA Board Further Scrutinised

With recommendations made for the swift change in Land Transport Authority board, no comments are forthcoming from the board or

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Bolanavanua Calls It A Day

  Bolanavanua Calls It A Day

Auditor-General Tevita Bolanavanua has confirmed that he is laying down his pen after 25 years of service at the Auditor-

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PM Set For MSG Honiara Meet

  PM Set For MSG  Honiara Meet

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will leave tomorrow for Honiara, Solomon Islands, to attend the 20th Melanesia Spearhead Group summit. Foreign

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Police Check For Drunks

  Police Check For Drunks

Police were out in numbers yesterday to ensure the public’s safety in Suva. Ten drunkards were found loitering the streets

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Flag Hunt Still Open

  Flag Hunt Still Open

None of the current flag designs is locked in stone, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. “And if necessary, we will

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Pioneer Qaranivalu Praises PM

  Pioneer Qaranivalu Praises PM

One of the pioneers of the Raiwai settlement more than 40 years ago has praised the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama

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Proud Week For Bainimarama

  Proud Week For Bainimarama

About 350 international guests were impressed with our progress as a nation. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said this yesterday when

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Govt Backs Pharmaceutical Investment, Says A-G

  Govt Backs Pharmaceutical Investment, Says A-G

Government will always support private sector participation. The Attorney-General and Minister for Finance, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, said this while opening the

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Swedish Royals On Fijian Honeymoon

  Swedish Royals On Fijian Honeymoon

Newly-married Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist of Sweden are reportedly spending their honeymoon on Laucala Island near Taveuni. They

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Carnival Opening Draws Big Crowd

  Carnival Opening Draws Big Crowd

The people of the North flooded Labasa Town yesterday, not only to catch a glimpse of the 26 contestants competing

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Yoga Good For Fiji, Says President

  Yoga Good For Fiji, Says President

President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau says the practice of yoga is important for Fiji. “This is because of the high prevalence

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Students’ Parliament Project Starts

  Students’ Parliament Project Starts

The Students Parliament Project, a new initiative by the Fiji National University, started in Suva yesterday. The project is to

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Our Proud Week

  Our Proud Week

This is the full text of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech at the opening of the Raiwai Multi-purpose court in

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Assessors Find Four Guilty

  Assessors Find Four Guilty

The four assessors yesterday returned a unanimous guilty verdict for all the four accused in the $3.1million road scam. The

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FTUC Rejects Bill

  FTUC Rejects Bill

Fiji Trade Unions Congress General Secretary, Felix Anthony said that they reject the Employment Relations Promulgation Amendments Bill. The union

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Strike Ruling Not For State, Singh Says

  Strike Ruling Not For State, Singh Says

Fiji Islands Council of Trade Unions (FICTU) says that the Employment Relations Amendment Bill limits worker’s rights to strike. FICTU

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Fiji Airways ‘Vital to Economy’

  Fiji Airways ‘Vital to Economy’

It is imperative for Fiji Airways to remain as an essential service and industry in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill.

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LTA Shake-Up

  LTA Shake-Up

Wide-ranging changes have been recommended in a major shake-up of the Land Transport Authority. They are in a report made

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LTA Staff Under Scrutiny

  LTA Staff Under Scrutiny

The non-availability of Land Transport Authority staff for scheduled meetings had been one of the main complaints made during the

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