Archive [ 2017 May 10 ]

Opinion: Where Am I From? The Cultural Identity Crisis of the 21st Century
Opinion

Opinion: Where Am I From? The Cultural Identity Crisis of the 21st Century

For those of you who don’t know me, I am a 33-year-old lawyer practising in Auckland, New Zealand. Most of my days...

No delay In payments: Clark
SUNBIZ

No delay In payments: Clark

  The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) has certainly not an­nounced a fourth cane pay­ment below ten dollars a to...

South Korea Boosts Our Navy Services
NATION

South Korea Boosts Our Navy Services

The South Korean government yesterday handed over a scanner to the Republic of Fiji Navy that would bring its tracki...

Girl gets assistance thanks to initiative
NATION

Girl gets assistance thanks to initiative

Seema Vukivukiseru was emotional when her daughter became a recipient of the Ministry of Education’s ‘No Child L...

Ratu Livai Derenalagi Claims He Is The Rightful Tui Nawaka
NEWS

Ratu Livai Derenalagi Claims He Is The Rightful Tui Nawaka

A new chiefly row has broken out in Nadi. This time in the vanua of Nawaka. The dispute is over the Tui Nawaka title...

Letters to the Editor, May 10th, 2017
Letters

Letters to the Editor, May 10th, 2017

Climate change Wise Muavono, Lautoka Another sign of climate change – getting hit by a cyclone after the end o...

Waqabaca Ready to Take Plea in Fiji Times Case
NATION

Waqabaca Ready to Take Plea in Fiji Times Case

Nai Lalakai article writer Josaia Waqabaca is ready to take his plea and has not challenged the ammended charge agai...

Opinion: What Sort Of Democracy Do We Want in Fiji?
Opinion

Opinion: What Sort Of Democracy Do We Want in Fiji?

Since our Independence from Britain in 1970, it seems some of us are still searching for what they think is a perfec...

Witness tells court that he saw victim fall backwards
NATION

Witness tells court that he saw victim fall backwards

  A prosecution witness in a manslaughter trial heard before the High Court in Suva yesterday told the court th...

Free Stationery For Tubutubu’s Youngest Daughter
NATION

Free Stationery For Tubutubu’s Youngest Daughter

A father of eight, Samuela Tubutubu, was a happy man on Monday when he received free school stationery from the Mini...

This One’s for My Parents: Naidu
NATION

This One’s for My Parents: Naidu

Making life better for her parents is her next job description   Pritika Naidu fulfilled her parents’ wish by...

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines
NATION

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa recently visited women’s groups in the...

Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations
Opinion

Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations

The following is the address by Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the 50th ADB Annual Meeting at Yokohama, Jap...

Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition
NATION

Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition

  Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala warned the Tav...

Alleged Corruption Report Handed to A-G: Maharaj
NATION

Alleged Corruption Report Handed to A-G: Maharaj

The Land Transport Authority has submitted its report on allegations of licence corruption to the Attorney-General a...

Farmer’s Son Is Proud Of Effort
NATION

Farmer’s Son Is Proud Of Effort

A farmer’s son has graduated with honour and pride. These were the words of Fiji National University graduate, Mi...

Pesticide Registrars Learn New Methods
NATION

Pesticide Registrars Learn New Methods

A workshop that will prepare Fiji for assessing future pesticide residue content has been organised by The Pacific ...

Bus Operators Make Travel Easy In Labasa
NATION

Bus Operators Make Travel Easy In Labasa

The three bus companies affected by the single lane Labasa Bridge now have a loading and unloading zone opposite the...

Goundar Shipping To Opt Out From Franchise Scheme
SUNBIZ

Goundar Shipping To Opt Out From Franchise Scheme

The Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) is now thinking of opting out from the franchise scheme. This was confirmed by GS...

Fiji Navy facilitates Boot Camp For Fiji Maritime Academy Cadets
SUNBIZ

Fiji Navy facilitates Boot Camp For Fiji Maritime Academy Cadets

In the 1982 movie Officer and a Gentleman, Gunnery Sargent Foley ridicules a wannabe officer from the State of Texas...

People Support Red Cross Cause
NATION

People Support Red Cross Cause

Amanda Young, a New Zealand Pacific Technical College (NZPTC) lecturer, was among those who donated blood at Ratu Su...

Oil Tanker Instructed To  Leave Suva Port At Daylight
SUNBIZ

Oil Tanker Instructed To Leave Suva Port At Daylight

The oil tanker Chang Hang Xian Feng received instruction from the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited to leave the Kings ...

Aussie Salvage Experts Arrive
SUNBIZ

Aussie Salvage Experts Arrive

Salvage experts from Australia engaged by ship owners arrived on Monday. They visited the area around the sunken shi...

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited ’s Risk Register
SUNBIZ

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited ’s Risk Register

The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) is capable of handling emergencies as it is part of its risk register. Thi...

This One’s For My Parents: Naidu
NATION

This One’s For My Parents: Naidu

Pritika Naidu fulfilled her parents’ wish by graduating yesterday. Ms Naidu, 24, of Rakiraki walked away with a Ba...

Vunikavikaloa Pupils Welcomed to Refurbished School
NATION

Vunikavikaloa Pupils Welcomed to Refurbished School

  The students of Vunikavikaloa Arya School in Ra will now study in the warmth and comfort of new classrooms be...

Training Ensures Rights Safeguarded: Major Tove
NATION

Training Ensures Rights Safeguarded: Major Tove

  Human rights training ensured soldiers had the knowledge to do the right thing under pressure, said Republic ...

Seven nurses serving in Golan Heights: Kalouniwai
NATION

Seven nurses serving in Golan Heights: Kalouniwai

There are seven female nurses serving now in the field at Golan Heights between Syria and Israel. This was confirmed...

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