Archive [ 2017 August ]

Briefly
NATION

Briefly

Mother accused of raping daughter denied bail A 45-year-old woman who allegedly raped and assaulted her 14-year-old ...

Violent robber spends 12 years behind bars
NATION

Violent robber spends 12 years behind bars

  A man, who was involved in violently robbing a family of Nausori at their house in 2015, has been sentenced t...

Appeal for driver’s 22-month sentence dismissed
NATION

Appeal for driver’s 22-month sentence dismissed

  The Lautoka High Court has heard there would be no mercy shown for dangerous drivers who ignored the law. “...

Mother of three in hospital after Taveuni taxi catches fire
NATION

Mother of three in hospital after Taveuni taxi catches fire

Children uninjured, Police quiz driver   A woman is admitted at the Taveuni Hospital after a taxi she was trave...

Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap
NATION

Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap

  A cadet ship crew member died yesterday at the Labasa Hospital from the injuries he sustained following an in...

Akbar launches programme to develop special needs group
NATION

Akbar launches programme to develop special needs group

  Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has called for the support of a programme by the Indian H...

Tokalau excited about going to NZ to attend youth festival
NATION

Tokalau excited about going to NZ to attend youth festival

  Natabua High School student Inise Tokalau says she is excited about her first overseas trip. The Year 13 stud...

Mother Of Three in Hospital after Taveuni Taxi Catches Fire
NATION

Mother Of Three in Hospital after Taveuni Taxi Catches Fire

A woman is admitted at the Taveuni Hospital after a taxi she was travelling in with her three children caught fire n...

Tokalau Excited About Going To NZ To Attend Youth Festival
NATION

Tokalau Excited About Going To NZ To Attend Youth Festival

Natabua High School student Inise Tokalau says she is excited about her first overseas trip. The Year 13 student wil...

Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group
NATION

Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has called for the support of a programme by the Indian High Com...

Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap
NEWS

Cadet Crew Member Dies After Ship Mishap

A cadet ship crew member died yesterday at the Labasa Hospital from the injuries he sustained following an incident ...

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical development of y...

Bullies Should Not Be Tolerated: Khan
NATION

Bullies Should Not Be Tolerated: Khan

Labasa businessman Aruf Khan yesterday said tots attending kindergarten should be free from bullying and feel safe i...

250 To 350 Booked Daily  For Speeding,  Says LTA Boss
NATION

250 To 350 Booked Daily For Speeding, Says LTA Boss

Over-speeding continues to be an issue of concern to the relevant authorities with an average of 250 to 350 drivers ...

We Respect RKS
SPORTS

We Respect RKS

  The Cuvu College Under-18 rugby side are working on their defence as they prepare to face Ratu Kadavulevu Sch...

Tuilomani  Defies All Odds
SPORTS

Tuilomani Defies All Odds

  It was a double treat for AFL Fiji Vonu women’s national rep Halamehi Tuilomani who was part of the team th...

Letters To The Editor, 1st August, 2017
Letters

Letters To The Editor, 1st August, 2017

Importance of Letters to the Editor Herleen Emily, Nadi Letters to the editor often serve a different role in nation...

Editorial: Watch What You Read On Social Media
Sunvoice

Editorial: Watch What You Read On Social Media

There is so much misinformation and propaganda going on in social media today that it is important to discern what i...

Gamel Negotiates Wara’s Release
SPORTS

Gamel Negotiates Wara’s Release

  Stoke City’s Under-18 defender Scott Wara’s place in the Vodafone Fijian football team for the internatio...

Empowering Fijians Key: PM
NEWS

Empowering Fijians Key: PM

Five women who will soon be among 500 market vendors with a stall of their own in the new market complex in Laqere y...

$4.3 Million Market Complex For Laqere
NATION

$4.3 Million Market Complex For Laqere

The following is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech during the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Laqere Mark...

Stallions File Protest Against Suva
SPORTS

Stallions File Protest Against Suva

  The Nadroga Rugby Union has filed a protest to the Fiji Rugby Union against Suva for allegedly fielding unreg...

Tour to lift Deans Trophy comp
SPORTS

Tour to lift Deans Trophy comp

  The 2017 Coke Zero Deans Trophy semifinals for the Under-16 and U18 grade will not only determine who goes in...

Hendry Holds High Hopes For Fiji International
SPORTS

Hendry Holds High Hopes For Fiji International

New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry is heading to the Fiji International looking to achieve some lofty career g...

Patel: Women’s football here to stay
SPORTS

Patel: Women’s football here to stay

  Women’s football is making a huge impact in the country and it all starts from youth development. For the f...

Sawmillers Concerned With Increase In Logging Licences
NATION

Sawmillers Concerned With Increase In Logging Licences

Some forest harvesting companies in the North have raised their concern on the number of logging licences being hand...

Bogidrau Confirms Test Matches
SPORTS

Bogidrau Confirms Test Matches

Fijian Pearls to play South Africa, Wales, Scotland, Ireland Netball Fiji yesterday announced that the Fijian Pearls...

Improve your rankings, players told
SPORTS

Improve your rankings, players told

  The AFL Fiji Tribe men’s team and Fiji Vonu women’s team presented their i-tatau to the President, Major-...

Woman Linked to $560K Probe
NEWS

Woman Linked to $560K Probe

A 53-year-old former Fijian citizen in Australia on domestic duties wired FJ$560,000 to her bank account in Fiji ove...

Verify Information On Social Media, A-G Warns Students, Lecturers
NEWS

Verify Information On Social Media, A-G Warns Students, Lecturers

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has stressed the importance of verifying information o...

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