Archive [ 2015 March 18 ]

FOCUS: USP Alumni, New Horizons
Opinion

FOCUS: USP Alumni, New Horizons

Satendra Nandan is the first person from the USP region to be awarded a PhD in English and presumably the first pers...

Fijian Diplomats Resign
NEWS

Fijian Diplomats Resign

Two Fijian diplomats have resigned. They are Fiji’s High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, Romanu Tikotikoca and F...

No More Curse
Coconut Wireless

No More Curse

Vaturova in Cakaudrove is well known for its spear dance. There is one known as the “manuwa”, is very special. I...

Sound Of Fire Awakens Stunned Home Owner
NEWS

Sound Of Fire Awakens Stunned Home Owner

Bolavale Tamanisau, 33, narrowly escaped death when the sound of something burning woke him up at around 5am on Mond...

Father Gets 11 Years For Raping Daughter
NEWS

Father Gets 11 Years For Raping Daughter

Fathers are supposed to protect and safeguard their daughters, says High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo. Justice Te...

Vodafone Fiji Responds: What We’re Doing
SUNBIZ

Vodafone Fiji Responds: What We’re Doing

Vodafone Fiji has stressed it has never guaranteed a particular broadband speed to its customers. Rather, it says it...

Colgate-Palmolive Assists Victims Of Cyclone Pam
NEWS

Colgate-Palmolive Assists Victims Of Cyclone Pam

Over the weekend one of the most powerful cyclones on record hit the nation of Vanuatu and affected several other co...

Importance Of Rural Statistics Highlighted
SUNBIZ

Importance Of Rural Statistics Highlighted

Project staff at the Economic Planning and Statistics (EP&S) Division at the Ministry of Agriculture participate...

Agriculture Officials Visit Ginger, Dalo, Dairy Farmers
SUNBIZ

Agriculture Officials Visit Ginger, Dalo, Dairy Farmers

Senior officials from the Ministry of Agriculture recently visited ginger, dalo and dairy farmers in the lower Naita...

Government To Release $5m Sugar Grant Soon
SUNBIZ

Government To Release $5m Sugar Grant Soon

A $5 million Government Cane Development Grant will soon be released to the Ministry of Sugar Industry and the Fiji ...

First 2 Fijians At Tohoku
NATION

First 2 Fijians At Tohoku

Two Fijian students, Viliame Savou and Asenaca Matanitobua are now studying at the Tohoku University in Japan. Minis...

PM Takes On ‘Bible-Bashers’
NEWS

PM Takes On ‘Bible-Bashers’

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama stood his ground in Parliament yesterday when asked whether the Government would c...

Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks
NATION

Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks

Minister for Health Jone Usamate said there are currently 510 doctors in Fiji within the Ministry and our doctor-pat...

Minister Explains Help
NATION

Minister Explains Help

Minister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou said youth Groups could apply for grant assistance to the Ministry ...

Saneem Starts 2015-2019 Strategic Plan Exercise
NATION

Saneem Starts 2015-2019 Strategic Plan Exercise

The Fijian Elections Office has embarked on an exercise to develop its own strategic plan to assist with the next ge...

ANALYSIS: Chiefs Versus Politics
NEWS

ANALYSIS: Chiefs Versus Politics

iTaukei chiefs today stand at the crossroads of the national Fijian political process. The choice is whether they fo...

EDITORIAL: Everyone Should Learn How To Swim
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Everyone Should Learn How To Swim

The incidence of drowning has reached an alarming level. The four who drowned in the sea off the coast of Vatuwaqa i...

Letters March 18, 2015
Letters

Letters March 18, 2015

Times of need William Gardiner, Lautoka When a disaster of some sort, no matter how big or small, strikes somewhere ...

FOCUS: Our Students Tell Of PAM Ordeal
NEWS

FOCUS: Our Students Tell Of PAM Ordeal

Twelve Fijian students returned home early yesterday morning from Port Vila, Vanuatu. These law students from around...

FOCUS: Jessie Tunikula: My Heart Goes Out To Those Still In Vanuatu
NEWS

FOCUS: Jessie Tunikula: My Heart Goes Out To Those Still In Vanuatu

Among the 12 Fijian law students who arrived early yesterday morning from Vanuatu, Jessie Tunikula, still feels for ...

FOCUS: Josaia Dalituicama: It’s Chaos In Vanuatu
NEWS

FOCUS: Josaia Dalituicama: It’s Chaos In Vanuatu

A Fijian visitor to Vanuatu had the most horrifying experience of his life during the night Tropical Cyclone Pam hit...

Stakeholders Differ On New Shipping Line Outcomes
SUNBIZ

Stakeholders Differ On New Shipping Line Outcomes

Is the Fijian market ready to cater for more shipping lines? Reactions? Yes and no. That’s the question Sun Shippi...

China-owned ships: A rapid rise to become the world’s largest Fleets
SUNBIZ

China-owned ships: A rapid rise to become the world’s largest Fleets

Ships operated by owners based in China have become increasingly prominent on the world’s sea routes. China-owned ...

Our Port Facilities International Standard Compliant
SUNBIZ

Our Port Facilities International Standard Compliant

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji has confirmed 95 per cent of Fiji’s international ports of call are now comp...

Council Hopes For Integrated Approach
SUNBIZ

Council Hopes For Integrated Approach

The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council’s (CBFCF) Nadi branch is looking forward to an integrated approach this...

More Engagement, Tunidau Assures
SUNBIZ

More Engagement, Tunidau Assures

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji acting chief executive, John Tunidau, is looking to engage more closely with s...

Shipping Company Waits Franchise Outcome
SUNBIZ

Shipping Company Waits Franchise Outcome

The management of Seaview Shipping Limited has high hopes that it will continue with the routes it is servicing unde...

Ferry Provides Charter Trips To Nabouwalu, Malau
SUNBIZ

Ferry Provides Charter Trips To Nabouwalu, Malau

Blighwater Shipping Limited continues to meet the increasing demand from its customers by providing special chartere...

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