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    Bau Chief Pays Tribute To Vaniqi

Bau Chief Pays Tribute To Vaniqi

Bau high chief, Ratu George Kadavulevu Cakobau yesterday paid tribute to the former Permanent Secretary for Sugar, Mr Manasa Vaniqi. He said he was a hardworking man and a key

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    Western  Correction  Services Commended

Western Correction Services Commended

The Correction Services in the Western Division has been commended for its exemplary work last year. Commissioner of Corrections Lieutenant-Colonel Ifereimi Vasu was full of praise for his officers at

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    Farmer Discovers Termites  Affecting Sugarcane Yield

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 Nand Kishore found the cause of decrease in their cane field

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    Drug Accused Denied Bail

Drug Accused Denied Bail

A 38-year-old Australian citizen appeared at the Lautoka Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the $30 million drug bust in Lautoka two weeks ago. The accused, Ethan Kai, appeared before

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    Another Drug Suspect To Appear In Court  Today

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 is also allegedly linked to the $30 million heroine drug bust which was

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    Heroin Seized Not Destined For Fiji

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 Chief of Investigation and Intelligence, Assistant Commissioner of Police

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    Lyons’ Love For Fiji

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 passengers on board the Seven Seas Mariner cruise ship

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    Local Government Forum Priority Plan

Local Government Forum Priority Plan

Local government is the crucible in which complex processes of development, governance, transformation and living standards become vibrant, says Parveen Kumar. The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment said

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    $30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged

$30m Heroin Suspect Named, Charged

Lautoka businessman Shahid Khan has been named and charged in the case involving the importation of heroin. A bail and name suppression application was refused in the Lautoka Magistrates Court

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$30m Drug Bust

  $30m Drug  Bust

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

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Fijian Students Doing Well In India

  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 doing

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Alliance Promotes Veggie Farming

  Alliance Promotes Veggie Farming

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

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Lautoka Scoops Best Town Award

  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

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Police Need More Vehicles: Natuva

  Police Need More Vehicles: Natuva

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

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Banabans Mark 69 Years

  Banabans Mark 69 Years

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

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More Jobs For Fijians

  More Jobs For Fijians

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

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Young Mum, Son, 2, Missing

  Young Mum, Son, 2, Missing

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

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Alveena Tops MBBS Studies

  Alveena Tops MBBS Studies

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

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Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight

  Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services continues in its efforts to address communicable diseases through different initiatives. It is

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Minivan Driver Appears In Court

  Minivan Driver Appears In Court

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

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Sigatoka Murder Suspect Appears In Lautoka Court

  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 is charged

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Viseisei Accident Victim Dies In Hospital

  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

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Widows To Be Trained: Akbar

  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

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66 Tiny Tots Graduate

  66 Tiny Tots Graduate

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

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Abbas Eyes Medicine Career

  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

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FICAC Hosts West Media

  FICAC Hosts West Media

In recognising the work of journalists, the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC), met representatives of mainstream media at Lautoka

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Tavua Andhra Recognises Parents

  Tavua Andhra Recognises Parents

Tavua Andhra Sangam School on Tuesday not only awarded their students for their accomplishments but also acknowledged parents for their

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Mum, Dad Proud Of Daughter

  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

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Dinner In Dark Shows Reality

  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

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