South Pacific

Fiji In Lead Role: Tonga PM
NEWS

Fiji In Lead Role: Tonga PM

Fiji continues to play a lead role in the Pacific, says Tongan Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano. The Tongan PM arriv...

Tikotikoca Warns Families Against Foreign Men
NEWS

Tikotikoca Warns Families Against Foreign Men

Fiji’s High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea (PNG), Romanu Tikotikoca has advised parents not to give away their d...

Celebrating  Cultural  Identity
NEWS

Celebrating Cultural Identity

The town of Levuka yesterday marked a new era for Melanesian descendants in Fiji as they commemorated 150 years sinc...

Fiji Will Host Corrections Chiefs Meeting
NEWS

Fiji Will Host Corrections Chiefs Meeting

The Fiji Corrections Service will host the Asia-Pacific Corrections Chiefs Conference in 2017. This is a big breakth...

Announcement Over Airline Impasse Talks Expected Soon
SUNBIZ

Announcement Over Airline Impasse Talks Expected Soon

An announcement on the outcomes of talks over Air Service Agreements between Fiji and the Solomon Islands this week ...

Fiji Prisons ‘Exceptional’: Samatab
SUNCITY

Fiji Prisons ‘Exceptional’: Samatab

Fiji prisons are exceptional in helping inmates adjust to life outside, says a Papua New Guinea Cabinet minister. PN...

Vanuatu Women Happy With Learning Here
NATION

Vanuatu Women Happy With Learning Here

A  five-member delegation from the Port Vila Municipality Council were in Fiji earlier this week. The delegation, l...

PNG Corrections Here To Learn
NATION

PNG Corrections Here To Learn

The Deputy Commissioner of Corrections Service of Papua New Guinea, Stephen Pokanis, says they have a lot to learn f...

Use Proper Standards: PM Bainimarama
NEWS

Use Proper Standards: PM Bainimarama

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has called for the highest standards of probity, accountability and good governanc...

A Tale For Serenia
NATION

A Tale For Serenia

Entering the scenic Gold Coast in Australia was a welcome reprieve having spent seven days sailing from Port Vila, V...

Students Leave For New Caledonia
SUNCITY

Students Leave For New Caledonia

In a bid to get students to learn about French culture, 14 Year 10 and Year 11 Suva Grammar School students left for...

Training For Fisheries Officers
NEWS

Training For Fisheries Officers

Fisheries officers from 10 island countries including the Caribbean and Pacific have successfully completed a traini...

Near Average Numbers Likely, Increased Activity In Late Season
NATION

Near Average Numbers Likely, Increased Activity In Late Season

On average, 10 named tropical cyclones occur in the Southwest Pacific {between 135°E (mid-Gulf of Carpentaria) and ...

PIDF, UN Funding Agency Discuss Assistance To The Pacific
NATION

PIDF, UN Funding Agency Discuss Assistance To The Pacific

The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF), Feleti Teo yesterday met Fabrizio Bresciani, ...

Future Leaders Urged: Study Constitution
NATION

Future Leaders Urged: Study Constitution

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, has encouraged regional participants of the Third Emerging Pacific Leaders’ ...

‘Mua Voyage Important’
NATION

‘Mua Voyage Important’

The Mua Voyage will play an important role in highlighting the challenges faced by Pacific island countries, says At...

Fijians Mark Day In Tonga
NATION

Fijians Mark Day In Tonga

Fijians in Tonga will celebrate Fiji Day for three days. The celebration began yesterday at Patrick’s Fiji Corner,...

Canoes For Ocean Awareness And Climate Change
NATION

Canoes For Ocean Awareness And Climate Change

Samoa, the Cook Islands and Fiji are sending a canoe each to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature...

Pacific Canoes Coming Here
NATION

Pacific Canoes Coming Here

The Samoan voyaging canoe Gaualofa has joined the Cook Islands’ Marumaru Atua on the second leg of the Mua voyage ...

Volunteers needed
SPORTS

Volunteers needed

The Pacific Games Medical Committee is looking at engaging 200 volunteers to assist them run medical services during...

Wallis, Futuna Students Learn In Fiji
NATION

Wallis, Futuna Students Learn In Fiji

Fifteen students from Wallis and Futuna High School are in Fiji for a two-week business and vocational study interns...

Judiciary Outrage
NEWS

Judiciary Outrage

Chief Justice Anthony Gates and the Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde have expressed outrage at the ...

FCS Delegates Return From Conference
NATION

FCS Delegates Return From Conference

The Commissioner of Corrections, Lieutenant Colonel Ifereimi Vasu has just returned from Victoria, British Columbia ...

20 Tonnes Of Fresh Ginger Part Of Soft Launch Into Australia
SUNBIZ

20 Tonnes Of Fresh Ginger Part Of Soft Launch Into Australia

A milestone has been reached for the economy of Fiji with the opening of the Australian market for fresh ginger expo...

Ministry Takes Measures Against Ebola
NEWS

Ministry Takes Measures Against Ebola

The Ministry of Health is working closely with a multi-agency group to help prevent the Ebola virus from entering Fi...

Messages Of Welcome On The Release Of Our 45
NEWS

Messages Of Welcome On The Release Of Our 45

Accolades poured in from around the world yesterday following the unconditional release of the 45 Fijian soldiers wh...

Leaving Behind Their Homes
Opinion

Leaving Behind Their Homes

They have long been described as climate refugees: the hundreds of thousands of people living on low-lying Pacific i...

RFMF Team For Golan Talks
NEWS

RFMF Team For Golan Talks

Fiji’s Ambassador at Large Major-General Ioane Naivalurua leaves tomorrow for New York to put pressure on the Unit...

7 Hours Of Fighting Enemy Is Cowardice?
WORLD

7 Hours Of Fighting Enemy Is Cowardice?

Is standing your ground and never surrendering your firearms cowardice? That’s how Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Food Security And Solomon Islands
WORLD

Food Security And Solomon Islands

The entrance to the government-run garden in Gozoruru, in Santa Isabel island, is littered with bug-bitten leaves, a...

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