Lautoka

Western  Correction  Services Commended
NATION

Western Correction Services Commended

The Correction Services in the Western Division has been commended for its exemplary work last year. Commissioner of...

Farmer Discovers Termites  Affecting Sugarcane Yield
SUNBIZ

Farmer Discovers Termites Affecting Sugarcane Yield

Discovering your crop to be infesting termites is the least of what any farmer wants. But 63-year-old Qalitu farmer ...

Drug Accused Denied Bail
NEWS

Drug Accused Denied Bail

A 38-year-old Australian citizen appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the $30 million ...

Another Drug Suspect To Appear In Court  Today
NATION

Another Drug Suspect To Appear In Court Today

Another drug suspect, an Australian citizen, will appear at the Lautoka Magistrates Court this morning. The suspect ...

Heroin Seized Not Destined For Fiji
NATION

Heroin Seized Not Destined For Fiji

The 30 kilograms of heroin seized at Lautoka Wharf last week was not destined for Fiji. This was revealed by the Chi...

Lyons’ Love For Fiji
NATION

Lyons’ Love For Fiji

Former celebrity and TV personality Darryn Lyons was in the country during the last two days. He was among the 690 p...

Local Government Forum Priority Plan
NATION

Local Government Forum Priority Plan

Local government is the crucible in which complex processes of development, governance, transformation and living st...

$30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged
NATION

$30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged

Lautoka businessman Shahid Khan has been named and charged in the case involving the importation of heroin. A bail a...

$30m Drug  Bust
NEWS

$30m Drug Bust

Fiji is again the centre of a major drug investigation. This follows the confiscation of 30 kilograms of heroin wort...

Fijian Students Doing Well In India
SUNCITY

Fijian Students Doing Well In India

The director for the Indian Cultural Centre in Suva, Kishan Lal Kanojia, says Fijian students studying in India are ...

Alliance Promotes Veggie Farming
SUNCITY

Alliance Promotes Veggie Farming

Lovu residents in Lautoka have been encouraged to make use of their land and resources for income-generation and hea...

Lautoka Scoops Best Town Award
SUNCITY

Lautoka Scoops Best Town Award

T he people of Lautoka have been awarded for their efforts after scooping the Large Town Award during the Municipal ...

Police Need More Vehicles: Natuva
NEWS

Police Need More Vehicles: Natuva

Police need at least 60 more vehicles to effectively do their work, says the Minister for Immigration, National Secu...

Banabans Mark 69 Years
NATION

Banabans Mark 69 Years

Members of the Banaban community in Suva yesterday celebrated their 69 years of arrival into Fiji from Ocean Island....

More Jobs For Fijians
NEWS

More Jobs For Fijians

Two hundred jobs will be created by a new $25 million Punjas biscuit factory that opened in Lautoka yesterday. Prime...

Young Mum, Son, 2, Missing
NEWS

Young Mum, Son, 2, Missing

A family in Koroipita Settlement outside Lautoka is looking for two family members who have gone missing. Missing ar...

Alveena Tops MBBS Studies
NATION

Alveena Tops MBBS Studies

Alveena Prasad was announced the most outstanding student during the University of Fiji’s Umanand Prasad School of...

Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight
NATION

Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services continues in its efforts to address communicable diseases through differ...

Minivan Driver Appears In Court
NATION

Minivan Driver Appears In Court

The Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday denied bail to a 35-year-old minivan driver. Jone Kikau Baroi appeared befor...

Sigatoka Murder Suspect Appears In Lautoka Court
NATION

Sigatoka Murder Suspect Appears In Lautoka Court

Sigatoka murder accused Lloyd Senikau made his first appearance in the High Court in Lautoka, yesterday. Senikau who...

Viseisei Accident Victim Dies In Hospital
NEWS

Viseisei Accident Victim Dies In Hospital

The woman who was thrown out of a minibus in an accident and landed on a car near Viseisei Village last Saturday has...

Widows To Be Trained: Akbar
NATION

Widows To Be Trained: Akbar

Widows in Fiji have been assured of formal training to help them earn a living on their own or start a business. The...

66 Tiny Tots Graduate
SUNCITY

66 Tiny Tots Graduate

Parents and teachers of Sidz Kindergarten in Lautoka gathered in big numbers to witness the graduation of 66 tiny to...

Abbas Eyes Medicine Career
NATION

Abbas Eyes Medicine Career

Lautoka Muslim College Year 13 student, Shaif Abbas Ali was named the school’s 2014 dux on Thursday night. He also...

FICAC Hosts West Media
NATION

FICAC Hosts West Media

In recognising the work of journalists, the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC), met representati...

Tavua Andhra Recognises Parents
NATION

Tavua Andhra Recognises Parents

Tavua Andhra Sangam School on Tuesday not only awarded their students for their accomplishments but also acknowledge...

Mum, Dad Proud Of Daughter
NATION

Mum, Dad Proud Of Daughter

It was a proud moment for Lovu Sangam School Year Eight student, Mamta Shivangni Naidu after she was announced the s...

Dinner In Dark Shows Reality
NATION

Dinner In Dark Shows Reality

Lautoka’s Girmit Centre was abuzz last Saturday as men, women and children flocked in with a sea of colors to supp...

Sugar Fete Team Thanked
NATION

Sugar Fete Team Thanked

Last Saturday evening the organisers of the 2014 TFL Sugar Festival held a thanksgiving dinner at the Lautoka Club. ...

My Dads My Mentor
NATION

My Dads My Mentor

Daiana Botei, a Year 13 student of St Thomas High School in Lautoka was elated when her name was announced as the 20...

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