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    Ministry Organises  Sewing Training For Vunika Women

Ministry Organises Sewing Training For Vunika Women

‘This training has been organised to empower women who are unemployed and doing domestic duties to start their own small income generating project’ The youngest participant is 22 years old

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    Three Fijian Teachers Awarded Scholarships to Study in Japan

Three Fijian Teachers Awarded Scholarships to Study in Japan

Three Fijians – Asinate Qioniwasa, Clive Mawa, and Meenal Sagar – have been awarded Japanese Government Scholarships for teacher training. Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT)

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    Upgrading Works On Kiuva Road Completed

Upgrading Works On Kiuva Road Completed

Upgrading works on the five-kilometre section of Kiuva Road in Nakelo, Tailevu, are now complete. The work was delivered by Fulton Hogan Hiways as part of the periodic road maintenance

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    Mobile Phones, Electronic Goods Top Consumer Council Complaints

Mobile Phones, Electronic Goods Top Consumer Council Complaints

  From 2013 to July 2018, the Consumer Council of Fiji (CCF) has received its highest number of complaints from consumers complaining about mobile phones and electronic goods. Council senior

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    Eye Doctors From China Provide  Free Much Needed Surgeries Here

Eye Doctors From China Provide Free Much Needed Surgeries Here

Each of these surgeries would normally cost US$1600 (FJ$3416) The strengthened collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre of Guangdong province from China,

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    RFMF Takes Bronze Medal In International Military Competition

RFMF Takes Bronze Medal In International Military Competition

Five contingents took part in the four-day competition including the United States Marines, the Royal Tongan Marines, Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF), France Armed Forces and Australian Defence Forces

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    Early Reporting Crucial To Avoid  Further Termite Infestation: BAF

Early Reporting Crucial To Avoid Further Termite Infestation: BAF

A significant part of BAF’s intervention programme is creating public awareness on AST. The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reaffirmed that the Asian Subterranean Termites (AST) project is fully

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    Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

  Operation Wasawasa HMNZS Otago has intercepted and boarded a total of 10 fishing vessels, and investigated two yachts the past three weeks inside Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone. New Zealand

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    $760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

$760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

The $760 million Majestic Princess, a ship sailing for Princess Cruises will make its inaugural visit to Fiji on September 21. Kenua Fiji manager Leone Cabeiwai whose company does the

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Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Eight months later nothing has been forthcoming about Ro-ro passenger vessel Queen of Melbourne’s services in Fiji. South Island

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Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

  Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

Forty-five villagers from the Island of Kabara in the Lau group were awarded with Boat Master and Class 6 licenses

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Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

  Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL), the subsidiary company of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has implemented environment-friendly strategies

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Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

  Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

The possibility of training of Fijian seafarers specializing working on yachts was discussed at the annual Fiji and New Zealand

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Warwick Hotels And Resorts Appoints New General Manager

  Warwick Hotels And Resorts Appoints New General Manager

Tim Bathke has been appointed as the new area general manager of Warwick Fiji and its properties. Mr Bathke’s appointment

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PS Employment And Productivity Commends Work Done By Quality Circles

  PS Employment And Productivity Commends Work Done By Quality Circles

Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Salaseini Daunabuna has commended the role of Quality Circles

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FHL Tower To Be Done In 30 Months

  FHL Tower To Be Done In 30 Months

  More details about the Fijian Holding Limited 17-storey FHL towers in Suva have been released in two billboards put

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Essay Runners Up Annouced

  Essay Runners Up Annouced

The South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) yesterday announced the 1st and 2nd runner-up award recipients of the 2018 national essay

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FHL Plans To Become A Billion Dollar Company In 5-7 Years

  FHL Plans To Become A Billion Dollar Company In 5-7 Years

  Fijian Holdings Limited wants to become a billion dollar company in the next five to seven years, its chief

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FSC Rewards Employees

  FSC Rewards  Employees

  The Fiji Sugar Corporation was concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of employees in the workplace. Chief

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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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Lautoka Mill Has Scheduled Stoppage

  Lautoka Mill Has Scheduled Stoppage

  The Lautoka Sugar Mill halted its operations yesterday to conduct an investigation and remedy abnormalities detected in its clarifier

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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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