Archive [ 2016 February ]

Fijian Students In India Fear  For Safety As Riots Break Out
NEWS

Fijian Students In India Fear For Safety As Riots Break Out

Three iTaukei students studying at the Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies in Soldevanahall, Bangalore, India, fea...

Hope Attributes Success To School
NEWS

Hope Attributes Success To School

Jeshua Gideon Hope’s hardwork paid off when he became the national topper for the Year 10 examinations. The news c...

School Substance Abuse Highlighted
NEWS

School Substance Abuse Highlighted

Minister for Education Mahendra Reddy says 1796 substance abuse offences were committed by secondary and primary sch...

Party Time
Coconut Wireless

Party Time

How does a suspended political party call a press conference? Oh well, they can always fall back on the excuse that ...

ANALYSIS: Reality Check For Suspended NFP
NEWS

ANALYSIS: Reality Check For Suspended NFP

It’s reality check time for the suspended National Federation Party. Before it starteds pointing fingers at Govern...

Adi Litia  Replaces Pio  In SODELPA
NEWS

Adi Litia Replaces Pio In SODELPA

Suva lawyer Adi Litia Qionibaravi is SODELPA’s interim general secretary. She replaces Pio Tabaiwalu whose contrac...

Corrections Officers Learn Chinese
NEWS

Corrections Officers Learn Chinese

Fiji Corrections Service officers (FCS) will now learn Chinese, as a result of the growing number of Chinese-speakin...

Pacific Challenge Set For March
SPORTS

Pacific Challenge Set For March

Fiji will host the World Rugby Pacific Challenge at the ANZ stadium from March 8 – 21, 2016. The four teams th...

‘More To Learn’
SPORTS

‘More To Learn’

The Vodafone Fijian 7s team has more to learn from and improve on at the Sydney 7s this weekend. Coach Ben Ryan said...

Key Areas Lacking: Jurgensen
SPORTS

Key Areas Lacking: Jurgensen

Mental strength and discipline will be the main areas that need to be improved if the Fijian Under-19 cricket team w...

Say No to Violence Against Women, Children
Sunvoice

Say No to Violence Against Women, Children

Men who physically or psychologically abuse women, whether they are their wives, partners or friends, deserve no sym...

Year of Fire Monkey: What it Means
SUNCITY

Year of Fire Monkey: What it Means

Ma Qiong, also known as June is the chief of the information division at the China Cultural Centre in Fiji. She is t...

Give Our Youths A Future: Burchell
NATION

Give Our Youths A Future: Burchell

  Give our youths a future. That is the message by the new Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Youth and Sp...

Further Remand For Woman  Accused Of Biting Off Man’s Tongue
NATION

Further Remand For Woman Accused Of Biting Off Man’s Tongue

The woman who allegedly bit off half the tongue of a man in Lautoka last Thursday, appeared in the Ba Magistrates Co...

Police Warn Students
SUNCITY

Police Warn Students

Police are warning tertiary students to be careful when buying electronic educational gadgets. Over the years, they ...

Bainimarama Resumes West Tour Tomorrow
NATION

Bainimarama Resumes West Tour Tomorrow

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will resume his tour of the Western Division tomorrow. Mr Bainimarama had to tempo...

Accused Gunua Admits Being With ‘Wrong’ People
NATION

Accused Gunua Admits Being With ‘Wrong’ People

Mathew Gunua, who is charged in relation to the death of five people in Navosai, Nasinu, last year, is pleading guil...

Accused Nalawa Pleads Not Guilty
NATION

Accused Nalawa Pleads Not Guilty

The long-awaited trial of Ilaitia Nalawa, 31, who has been charged with allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in Nak...

Letters To The Editor, 2nd February, 2016
Letters

Letters To The Editor, 2nd February, 2016

Equal rights  Kirti Patel,  Lautoka   Inoke Tuirara was extremely amused while reading a piece in this column...

VC Prof Chandra Honoured
NATION

VC Prof Chandra Honoured

The vice-chancellor and president of The University of the South Pacific (USP), Professor Rajesh Chandra, was recent...

Why Engaging Parents is Vital
Opinion

Why Engaging Parents is Vital

Speech by the Minister for Eduaction, Heritage and Arts, Mahendra Reddy, at the launch of Pillar 4 of the Education...

Girl, 8, Youngest  Rape Victim: ODPP
NATION

Girl, 8, Youngest Rape Victim: ODPP

One of the 12 people who were victims of alleged rape incidences in January was under the age of 18 and between the ...

Corrections: Stevens Was Never Released
NATION

Corrections: Stevens Was Never Released

Former military officer Shane Stevens was not released at any time, says Acting Commissioner of Corrections Kameli R...

Play For Districts: Coach Farina
SPORTS

Play For Districts: Coach Farina

National football head coach Frank Farina said the Vodafone Fijian U23 players will play for their district teams. F...

Brazil Tour ‘In April’
SPORTS

Brazil Tour ‘In April’

Tarunesh Reddy says the Vodafone Under 23 side will make a tour of Brazil in April. The Fiji Football Association vi...

300 Tourists To Arrive On First Beijing-Nadi Charter Flight Today
SUNBIZ

300 Tourists To Arrive On First Beijing-Nadi Charter Flight Today

History will be created today as Fiji’s first non-stop Beijing-Nadi flight FJ2382 arrives at Nadi International Ai...

$1.5m Invested In Nausori Apartment Units
SUNBIZ

$1.5m Invested In Nausori Apartment Units

An investment of $1.5 million in modern apartment units will soon start taking shape in the famous Vunivivi Hills in...

FNPF Resumes SMS Services
SUNBIZ

FNPF Resumes SMS Services

Good news for FNPF members who are registered SUPERTxt users.  The Fund has resumed its free mobile SMS service tha...

Fijian Holdings Group Records 30% Growth
SUNBIZ

Fijian Holdings Group Records 30% Growth

Fijian Holdings Group has recorded a 30 per cent growth for the six months ending December 31, 2015. Group pre-tax p...

Westpac Welcomes New GM, Brett Hooker
SUNBIZ

Westpac Welcomes New GM, Brett Hooker

Adrian Hughes to finish term later this month with Hooker to take up position mid-month Westpac has announced the ap...

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