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

Fiji Sun

Lautoka

 Current News
    NFA Probes Shop Fire

NFA Probes Shop Fire

Officers of the National Fire Authority (NFA) are investigating the cause of a fire at Saweni, Lautoka, which completely destroyed a shop. The fire is believed to have started around

Read Full Article
    Women’s Club Feed Love

Women’s Club Feed Love

A Mothers Sangam Club of Raviravi, Ba, yesterday served lunch to the 43 senior residents of the Golden Age Home in Lautoka. It was an opportunity for the club to

Read Full Article
    Shirley Park Re-Zoned

Shirley Park Re-Zoned

The Department of the Town and Country Planning has approved the re-zoning of the Shirley Park in Lautoka. It has been zoned from civic to special tourism zoning after considering

Read Full Article
    Technology Crucial For Sugarcane Industry Development, Hears Forum

Technology Crucial For Sugarcane Industry Development, Hears Forum

The use of information combined with modern technology is critical to optimising the use of land development for sugar, says the Ministry of Sugar Industry. The comments were made by

Read Full Article
    New Market Gives Hope For Fish Sellers

New Market Gives Hope For Fish Sellers

Fishermen and market vendors in the Western Division can now sell their catches in the newly-constructed fish market at the Lautoka Port Complex. Taniela Kunarara, a Lautoka resident who works

Read Full Article
    Kill Suspect Before Court

Kill Suspect Before Court

The man who allegedly caused the death of his own brother in Saweni Beach Rd last month appeared in the High Court in Lautoka yesterday. The accused, Shalendra Krishna Sami,

Read Full Article
    Communities Work To Strengthen Resilience

Communities Work To Strengthen Resilience

More communities at grassroots level in the Western Division are being exposed to impacts of disasters and climate change. This was discussed in the two-day Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP)

Read Full Article
    New Conference Room In Lautoka

New Conference Room In Lautoka

The Ba Provincial Holdings Company Limited opened its newly built Sukanacagi conference room last Saturday in Lautoka. With the capacity to cater at least 70 people for meetings, seminars, trainings

Read Full Article
    A Beauty Spot For Lautoka

A Beauty Spot For Lautoka

Fiji’s second city has embarked on a beautification project for its wharf area. The Lautoka Wharf Roundabout Beautification Project was launched on Tuesday by the Minister for Local Government, Housing

Read Full Article

Special Medals For Law Graduates

  Special Medals For Law Graduates

Special medals were awarded to two graduates yesterday from the University of Fiji’s School of Law. Rohit Ashvin Dayal and

Read Full Article

Be Good Envoys, Students Urged

  Be Good Envoys, Students Urged

Graduates of the University of Fiji were yesterday encouraged to be good ambassadors by the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. Held

Read Full Article

More Help For Elderly

  More Help For Elderly

The 44 residents of the Golden Age Home in Natabua, Lautoka, were treated to breakfast by members of the newly

Read Full Article

Prepare Well For Disasters, Farmers Urged

  Prepare Well For Disasters, Farmers Urged

The Ministry of Agriculture is urging farmers to be more proactive in setting up disaster sustainability measures to avoid financial

Read Full Article

FEA Staff Celebrate

  FEA Staff Celebrate

The staff of the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) depot at Navutu, Lautoka, celebrated Easter yesterday. Staff sang hymns and prayers

Read Full Article

‘Bullied’ Girl Burns Herself

  ‘Bullied’ Girl Burns Herself

A Year 13 student is dead after she burned herself following allegations that a school teacher bullied her by exposing

Read Full Article

Books Galore For West School

  Books Galore For West School

A timely donation of 1000 library books came the way of Drasa Secondary School in Lautoka last Friday after they

Read Full Article

Grace Adjusts To Life After Crash

  Grace Adjusts To Life After Crash

Six-year-old Maraya Grace of Kashmir, Lautoka, is still trying to adjust to her new life after her leg was amputated

Read Full Article

Disaster Planning Workshop For Agriculture Officers

  Disaster Planning Workshop For Agriculture Officers

Government is continuing its preparedness against natural disaster. The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and National Disaster Management, this week

Read Full Article

Mother Prays For Injured Daughter

  Mother Prays For Injured Daughter

An emotional mother, Aseri Taba, prays for her  daughter, an accident victim, to return to school. Last night, daughter Livima

Read Full Article

FSC Donates 5 Tonnes Of Sugar

  FSC Donates 5 Tonnes Of Sugar

The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) yesterday handed over five tonnes of sugar to Government as part of Fiji’s cyclone relief

Read Full Article

Punjas Supports Earth Hour 2015

  Punjas Supports Earth Hour 2015

Punjas Group of Companies subsidiary Ocean Soaps Limited yesterday renewed their commitment towards Earth Hour 2015. Ocean Soaps general manager

Read Full Article

Discipline, Pride, Key Focus: Naidu

  Discipline, Pride, Key Focus: Naidu

Natabua High School inducted 150 school prefects on Wednesday. They were chosen as form captains, assistant form captains, hostel prefects,

Read Full Article

Benches For Lautoka Hospital

  Benches For Lautoka Hospital

The Lautoka Hospital received 20 benches yesterday. The benches, to be used by patients, would be used by patients while

Read Full Article

Drug 2 Jailed

  Drug 2 Jailed

Iowane Apisai Draiva and Trevor Mervyn Tamblyn were yesterday sentenced to five and four years respectively by Judge Thushara Rajasinghe

Read Full Article

Recycling Centre Launched In Lautoka

  Recycling Centre Launched In Lautoka

The Lautoka City Council (LCC) and Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has opened a recycling centre in Lautoka. LCC director

Read Full Article

FAWG Empowers Women

  FAWG Empowers Women

The Fiji Association of Women Graduates West branch celebrated International Women’s Day with the University of the South Pacific at

Read Full Article

Animals Fiji Looks For A ‘Proper’ Home

  Animals Fiji Looks For A ‘Proper’ Home

Animals Fiji is working on securing a piece of land in Nadi to build its permanent veterinary clinic. Since launching

Read Full Article

Lautoka Methodist Inducts Green Soldiers

  Lautoka Methodist Inducts Green Soldiers

Fifty-two special school environment prefects were inducted yesterday at the Lautoka Methodist Primary School. These 52 environment soldiers were given

Read Full Article

Relief!

  Relief!

Vendors at the municipal council markets will soon be able to use council toilet facilities without having to pay. Starting

Read Full Article