Archive [ 2017 February 9 ]

Farmers Urged to Take Precautionary Measures
SUNBIZ

Farmers Urged to Take Precautionary Measures

The Ministry of Agriculture is advising farmers to take precautionary measures following a heavy rain warning that i...

FIJI POLICE FORCE: WESTERN DIVISION SITUATION REPORTS (Update 27)
NEWS

FIJI POLICE FORCE: WESTERN DIVISION SITUATION REPORTS (Update 27)

FIJI POLICE FORCE WESTERN DIVISION COMMAND COORDINATION CENTER                           ...

Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed
NATION

Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed

The diplomatic relations between Fiji and Israel was queried in Parliament yesterday. Minister for Immigration, Nati...

It’s a Bus Stand  Petition, PM Tells Niko Nawaikula
NATION

It’s a Bus Stand Petition, PM Tells Niko Nawaikula

A petition to table a draft village by-laws before a Standing Committee of Parliament is a ‘bus-stand petition’ ...

Fast tracked bill to launch pool for COP23 funds
NATION

Fast tracked bill to launch pool for COP23 funds

A bill which will establish a fund to pool the finances required to organise the events and aims surrounding COP23 i...

Bill Passed for Private Meetings with No Permit
NEWS

Bill Passed for Private Meetings with No Permit

A bill that will allow people to hold meetings without a Police permit was pushed through under Standing Order 51 in...

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017
Coconut Wireless

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017

Watch What You Say In this current session of Parliament, MPs need to be careful of what they say as Jiosefa Dulakiv...

REDDY CLEARS AIR ON NEW TEXT BOOKS
NEWS

REDDY CLEARS AIR ON NEW TEXT BOOKS

The Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Mahendra Reddy yesterday cleared the air on the issue of new text boo...

‘Damaged Culverts Cause of Flooding’
NEWS

‘Damaged Culverts Cause of Flooding’

Flooding in the Lomolomo area, between Lautoka and Nadi has been blamed on culverts damaged in 2009 and left unrepai...

Police, NFA and RFMF on standby: Waqanisau
NEWS

Police, NFA and RFMF on standby: Waqanisau

Police, National Fire Authority (NFA), and the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), are on standby to assist in ...

EDITORIAL : Police Remind Public Yet Again To Keep Away From Flooded Waters
NATION

EDITORIAL : Police Remind Public Yet Again To Keep Away From Flooded Waters

Photos emerging on social media of children swimming in flooded waters in the Western Division is a worry. Yet again...

FRU, VBM Seal Deal
SPORTS

FRU, VBM Seal Deal

The Fiji Rugby Union has signed a merchandising and licensing agreement deal  with Velocity Brand Management (VBM)....

League  games  postponed
SPORTS

League games postponed

  The second round of the Vodafone Premier League scheduled for this weekend has been postponed. Fiji Football ...

Another Tropical Disturbance on its way  Public do heed warning, Fiji Meteorology Office says
NEWS

Another Tropical Disturbance on its way Public do heed warning, Fiji Meteorology Office says

Another active Tropical Disturbance (TD10F) is moving towards the Fiji group, Fiji Meteorology Office confirms. Dire...

New Tanks To Solve Settlement’s Water Woes
NATION

New Tanks To Solve Settlement’s Water Woes

Families in Bemana, Nadroga now have a safe water storage facility after Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Al...

Weather Disrupts Sedition Trial
NATION

Weather Disrupts Sedition Trial

The proceeding for the 16 Ra people charged in relation to sedition has been adjourned to today. The High Court in L...

Letters To The Editors, 9th, February, 2016
Letters

Letters To The Editors, 9th, February, 2016

Who is the answer? God or man? Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi The Lord Jehovah’s name has always been immodestly and def...

Speed Cameras Effective
NATION

Speed Cameras Effective

The use of speed cameras is proving effective in identifying and fining speeding motorists, with the Authority recor...

Man, 30, Fined $100 For Breeding Mosquitoes
NATION

Man, 30, Fined $100 For Breeding Mosquitoes

  A 30-year-old man convicted for the offence for the presence of immature stages of mosquito was fined $100 by...

Elders Request For More Time To Consult
NATION

Elders Request For More Time To Consult

There were 25 submissions received and the majority were in support for the implementation of the proposed village b...

Sweet Reward Of Sweat Over Crime
NATION

Sweet Reward Of Sweat Over Crime

Navitalai Saluvou, 33, loves sitting amongst the vendors in the Nausori Municipal Market to sell his produce. He get...

Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds
Opinion

Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds

The intensity of debate in Parliament this week has racheted up the interest over next year’s General Election. Mi...

Olympians For 15s
SPORTS

Olympians For 15s

  Semi Kunatani, Viliame Mata and Josua Tuisova are being eyed for Vodafone Flying Fijians duties this season l...

Man Gets 13 years And 9 Months For Rape
NATION

Man Gets 13 years And 9 Months For Rape

A 64-year-old man has been jailed for 13 years and nine months by the High Court in Suva for raping his 17-year-old ...

Provide Documents, Judge Tells Arts Lawyer
NATION

Provide Documents, Judge Tells Arts Lawyer

Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts made an appeal yesterday on the refusal of his bail variation at the High Court in Su...

Fun Run Next Week
SPORTS

Fun Run Next Week

  The 2017 Sports World Fun Run has been postponed to next Saturday. Sports World chief executive officer Vinod...

Arya To Take Plea At High Court
NATION

Arya To Take Plea At High Court

Registrar of the University of Fiji, Kamlesh Arya, has elected to have his case transferred to the High Court in Suv...

Travel Advisory Issued For Bau Tikina Road
NATION

Travel Advisory Issued For Bau Tikina Road

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) is advising members of the public to remain on high alert when travelling on Bau Tikina r...

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