Weather Fiji, Suva   Max 30°C, Min 23°C

Fiji Sun

It’s Friday

 Current News
    Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats

Abundance of Fresh Foods Amaze Expats

The abundance of fresh foods grown in the sun fascinates Lute Berends and his wife Nicole. The couple from Netherlands have been living in Suva the last 16 months shop

0 comment Read Full Article
    TELS Makes Devi the First Accountant in her Family

TELS Makes Devi the First Accountant in her Family

Shaleshni Devi, 22, is indebted to the Tertiary Education and Loans Board (TSLB) for the Tertiary Education Loans Scheme (TELS) as she is about to complete her university under­graduate programme.

0 comment Read Full Article
    Qoro does flower arrangements for extra income

Qoro does flower arrangements for extra income

  Inoke Qoro apart from being a market vendor also does flower arrangements to complement his daily income. Mr Qoro, 47 has been a market vendor at the Lautoka Market

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ueenteroti Women Make Bread for a Living

Ueenteroti Women Make Bread for a Living

Laselase Settlement women in Rabi sell bread for a living. In the same business they hope to empower school dropouts and women into venturing out to small businesses. Ueenteroti Women’s

0 comment Read Full Article
    Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs

Vendor’s Earnings Better Than Her Previous Jobs

Katarina Qalomai’s earnings as a garment factory worker and then a kitchen hand at a tea house were not sufficient so she decided to run a stall at the Valelevu

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ex-Kitchen Hand Makes More Money as Vendor

Ex-Kitchen Hand Makes More Money as Vendor

For 13 years, Anil Achari worked as a kitchen hand at a hotel in Lautoka. As the sole bread winner, he had quit his job in 2011 after he realised

0 comment Read Full Article
    Frequent Shoppers Live Longer, says Adi Taraivosa

Frequent Shoppers Live Longer, says Adi Taraivosa

People who spend a lot of time shopping live longer and are less likely to suffer from depression says Adi Taraivosa Usavakarua. The 21-year-old from Namama, Naduri in Macuata a

0 comment Read Full Article
    Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council

Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council

Hiring a security company to guard a home or premises is something that consumers do to give themselves peace of mind. In a perfect world, crime would be non-existent. There

0 comment Read Full Article
    Running Own Business Is Rewarding, Says Kumar

Running Own Business Is Rewarding, Says Kumar

Sumant Kumar is among female market vendors in Lautoka Market whose busi­ness has bloomed over the past years. The 52-year-old mother of two sells fruits including pineapples, watermelons, pawpaws and

0 comment Read Full Article

Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

  Island Chill Marathon Defending Champion Hopes to Represent Fiji

Fiji-born Benjamin (Ben) Ashkettle runs more than 250 kilometres every week in preparation for marathons he takes part in around

0 comment Read Full Article

No Regrets After selling At Market for Four Decades

  No Regrets After selling At Market for Four Decades

On a cold and wet Monday af­ternoon Monika Balali was found sitting cosy at Nausori Market selling her produce. This

Read Full Article

Women Bee Keepers Fund Tertiary Students From Profit

  Women Bee Keepers Fund Tertiary Students From Profit

Despite facing challenges, the Tosovata Women’s Club in Bulileka village outside Labasa town is determined to make it big in

Read Full Article

Venina’s Switch To Middleman Is Fresh Experience

  Venina’s Switch To Middleman Is Fresh Experience

Selling as a middleman at the Nausori Market is a new experience for Venina Vakarusere. Ms Vakarusre has been selling

Read Full Article

Canteen Owner Does Not Take Shopping List Lightly

  Canteen Owner Does Not Take Shopping List Lightly

The importance of a shopping list can­not be underestimated by customers because it brings the venture into a con­trolled exercise.

Read Full Article

Be Persistent as a Journalist

  Be Persistent as a Journalist

Growing up, Inoke Malovesi always admired the work jour­nalists and media reporters do. It follows suit that the Lomaiviti na­tive

Read Full Article

Social Work Helps Head Teacher Drive Koro School

  Social Work Helps Head Teacher Drive Koro School

  The countryside upbringing from Vunivau, Labasa, and social activity in that rural setting has allowed Nabasovi District School head

Read Full Article

Fascination Of Boats Paves Career Path For Kumar

  Fascination Of Boats Paves Career Path For Kumar

Ashok Kumar was always fascinated with boats. It is not surprising that he now owns a flourishing boat building business

Read Full Article

Skipper Happy With Four Decades of Seafaring

  Skipper Happy With Four Decades of Seafaring

After four decades in the sea­faring business, Captain Inoke Ratotodro is closing out his twilight years with the fast growing

Read Full Article

Freshness Brings An Edge: Lutumaitoga

  Freshness Brings An Edge: Lutumaitoga

Batiki vendor Elenoa Lutumaitoga said the freshness of her wreath was an edge in at­tracting more customers in selling her

Read Full Article

Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

  Regional Student Goes For Fresh Varieties

Island students studying in Fiji should pull their resources together for food. Mother of two, Jasmine Henry from the Federated

Read Full Article

Healthy Diet Keeps Doctors Away

  Healthy Diet Keeps Doctors Away

Mother of one Kesaia Dovitaba believes eating right keeps doctors away. Ms Dovitaba, 37 is always ac­companied by her husband

Read Full Article

Climate Change Affects Vegetable Supplies: Vendor

  Climate Change Affects Vegetable Supplies: Vendor

Rippling effects of climate change are no longer a joke. So says Labasa mar­ket vendor Kuldip Chand of Siberia. Mr

Read Full Article

Never Give Up When Pursuing Career: Artist

  Never Give Up When Pursuing Career: Artist

Stay true to yourself, and al­ways be open to learn more. So says local fashion designer Rosie Emberson-Semisi. “Work hard

Read Full Article

Saravaki feels pinch of recent cyclones

  Saravaki feels pinch of recent cyclones

Lavenia Saravaki is hardly making good returns from her Labasa market stall. This is because the cost of veg­etables is

Read Full Article

Shopping Trip a Family Treat For Farmer

  Shopping Trip a Family Treat For Farmer

Bonefasio Rokomasi is a typi­cal itaukei father of two. The 31-year-old Mr Rokomasi of Nasealevu, Sasa, Macuata is a cash

Read Full Article

Leba Bases Her Market Ethnics On Trust

  Leba Bases Her Market Ethnics On Trust

Baseva Leba of Nasolo village bases her business ethics on trust – that is why she gets her supplies from

Read Full Article

Market vendor overcomes shyness

  Market vendor overcomes shyness

It was through her selling at the market that she has overcome her shyness. She is so happy that finally

Read Full Article

Market vendor has no regrets

  Market vendor has no regrets

It was the constant support from her parents that allowed Sonya Lata of Naikabula in Lautoka to start up her

Read Full Article

Time Barred Policies

  Time Barred Policies

In modern day, most people have become accustomed to creating a hedge fund for unforeseen circumstances. Making regular contributions to

Read Full Article
1 2 3 6
August 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Latest Photo Gallery

Fijisun Online @Instagram