Archive [ 2014 March ]

FEXCO plans for  new products
Business

FEXCO plans for new products

By MARAIA VULA FEXCO Pacific, a certified agent for Western Union Money Transfer, is expected to introduce new produ...

Deal to establish agri research institute
Business

Deal to establish agri research institute

The Ministry of Agriculture has signed a memorandum of understanding which will see the establishment of a research ...

Miss World Fiji ready for castings
FIJI NEWS

Miss World Fiji ready for castings

By FARISHA AHMED It is that time of the year again when one beauty queen will get an opportunity to represent Fiji a...

Never too old for a good deed
FIJI NEWS

Never too old for a good deed

By JUSTINE MANNAN The Shree Sanatan Dharam Prakash Ramayan Mandali Vishnu Mandir temple committee in Nadera now has ...

Medical screen tests by Indian specialists
FIJI NEWS

Medical screen tests by Indian specialists

By FARISHA AHMED A team from the Fortis Hospital, India, in conjunction with Medican Service Company, is bringing in...

Why bank failures happen
Business

Why bank failures happen

By DR TK JAYARAMAN (Dr Jayaraman is a Professor at the Fiji National University’s School of Economics, Banking and...

Economic outlook continues to improve
Business

Economic outlook continues to improve

The latest Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Retail Sales and Business Expectation Survey results indicates improved prospect...

Fiji Pine commits  $1m lease  bonus by next year
Business

Fiji Pine commits $1m lease bonus by next year

By RACHNA LAL Fiji Pine Limited has assured landowners of plans to grow the lease security bonus payout to at least ...

Letters to the Editor
Letters

Letters to the Editor

Rural development Filipe Alifereti Permanent Secretary, Rural and Maritime Development Suva I am writing in response...

Editorial comment
Comments

Editorial comment

A win-win situation for all Rachna Lal Managing Editor/Business The initiative by Fiji Pine to pay out lease securit...

Laptop  accused 2  granted  bail
FIJI NEWS

Laptop accused 2 granted bail

By TALEBULA KATE A juvenile and a taxi driver were granted bail yesterday in the Nasinu Magistrates Court. Taxi driv...

State confirms Rinavuaka in hospital
FIJI NEWS

State confirms Rinavuaka in hospital

By TALEBULA KATE State lawyer Michael Delaney yesterday informed the High Court in Suva that former Fiji Rugby Union...

Nabasilai laid to rest
FIJI NEWS

Nabasilai laid to rest

By JUSTINE MANNAN Jone Nabasilai, the victim of the alleged knifing incident that took place at Kilikali Settlement ...

Qauia’s ‘second worst flood’
FIJI NEWS

Qauia’s ‘second worst flood’

By WATI TALEBULA After fleeing their houses on Thursday because of the flood, the people of Qauia, Lami, took to the...

Bedridden man’s desire to flee floods
FIJI NEWS

Bedridden man’s desire to flee floods

By AQELA SUSU Mesulame Nabete, 67, lay immobile on his bed and watched helplessly, as floodwaters crept into his Vei...

NFA cleans Navua Hospital
FIJI NEWS

NFA cleans Navua Hospital

By FARISHA AHMED On duty and off duty personnel of the National Fire Authority’s Pacific Harbour and Navua station...

Caught by  surprise
FIJI NEWS

Caught by surprise

By LOSALINI RASOQOSOQO A businessman in Sawani has estimated his loss to be around $10,000 following the devastating...

Single evacuation centre in Eastern Division
FIJI NEWS

Single evacuation centre in Eastern Division

By LOSALINI RASOQOSOQO A single evacuation centre was activated on Thursday in the Eastern Division. The Commissione...

Flood destroys Yam’s harvest
FIJI NEWS

Flood destroys Yam’s harvest

By AQELA SUSU Sawani farmer Raymond Yam, 66, would have been laughing all the way to the bank next month after harve...

Nacula training hailed a success
FIJI NEWS

Nacula training hailed a success

By ERONI TUINACEVA A group of youths from Naisisili Village on Nacula Island in the Yasawa Group received certificat...

Military joins dengue fight
FIJI NEWS

Military joins dengue fight

By SHEIK DEAN The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) has joined hands with the Ministry of Health and the Lauto...

Closure reduces minivan earnings
FIJI NEWS

Closure reduces minivan earnings

By AQELA SUSU Passengers travelling from Korovou to Nausori now have to get off at Naiborebore Hill, walk a few metr...

Calia family swims to safety
FIJI NEWS

Calia family swims to safety

By FARISHA AHMED ‘We had to swim out of our compound to move to higher ground.’ These are the words of 24-year-o...

Navua cleans up
FIJI NEWS

Navua cleans up

By ZAFIYA SHAMIM Members of the Methodist Church in Navua came together yesterday to clean up their church after the...

Family awaits help
FIJI NEWS

Family awaits help

By ZAFIYA SHAMIM The Naruku family says it will take weeks to get their lives back in order after their home in Cali...

Village homes uninhabitable
FIJI NEWS

Village homes uninhabitable

By LOSALINI RASOQOSOQO Eighty houses in Sawani Village in Naitasiri remain uninhabitable after Thursday’s floods. ...

I’ve lost so much: Timber yard owner
FIJI NEWS

I’ve lost so much: Timber yard owner

By WATI TALEBULA Green Gold Post and Pole Limited timber yard owner Krishna Murti was lost for words after losing so...

Ministry to confirm  cause of QVS sickness
FIJI NEWS

Ministry to confirm cause of QVS sickness

The cause of vomitting and diarrhoea which affected 219 students of Queen Victoria School earlier this week is yet t...

WWF initiative grabs attention
FIJI NEWS

WWF initiative grabs attention

By AQELA SUSU Participants in the International Eco-Internship Programme (EIP) by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Sout...

Family happy with home
FIJI NEWS

Family happy with home

By SHEIK DEAN After losing their house to Cyclone Evan two years ago, Luke Vatuniqere’s family, of Nawai, Nadi, we...

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