Archive [ 2018 May 24 ]

Pacific Nations Cup Schedule Released
SPORTS

Pacific Nations Cup Schedule Released

World Rugby has announced the fixtures for the 2018 Pacific Nations Cup, which will be hosted in Suva, Fiji betweenÂ...

Analysis: European Union Should Grant Fiji Visa-Free Access
NEWS

Analysis: European Union Should Grant Fiji Visa-Free Access

It seems unfair that Fiji is one of only two countries in the Pacific whose citizens cannot get visa free entry to t...

Ex-Contestant’s Death Shocks  Committee Members
NEWS

Ex-Contestant’s Death Shocks Committee Members

Members of the Duavata Northern Crime Prevention committee have expressed shock at news of the death of Akuila Salav...

Woman Who Drove Car Into Rewa River  Referred To  St Giles
NEWS

Woman Who Drove Car Into Rewa River Referred To St Giles

  The 35-year-old woman who is alleged to have driven a car into the Rewa River on May 6, 2018 has been referre...

PM Raises Visa  Issuance Concern
NEWS

PM Raises Visa Issuance Concern

The issuance of visas to Fijian citizens travelling to European Union (EU) member countries has been raised as a mat...

Change of guard at Fiji’s UN mission
NEWS

Change of guard at Fiji’s UN mission

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Land Force Commander Colonel Sapenafa Motufaga leaves Fiji next month to...

Nawaikula, Fiji Labour Party Sued, File Defence
NEWS

Nawaikula, Fiji Labour Party Sued, File Defence

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Limited and its chief executive officer Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum have filed two court proce...

High Court In Suva Howell Road Murder Trial Begins
NATION

High Court In Suva Howell Road Murder Trial Begins

  The fate that Rajeshni Deo Sharma encountered on November 1, 2009 in their Samabula home was one that she nev...

Fixed Increase Will Avoid Negative Impacts on Inflation
NEWS

Fixed Increase Will Avoid Negative Impacts on Inflation

The Minimum Wage and Wages Regulations Review Consultant Professor Partha Gangopadhyay suggested the minimum wage to...

Analysis: Submissions Must Be Realistic
NEWS

Analysis: Submissions Must Be Realistic

Another round of consultations to review our minimum wage rate has begun. The first consultation was in Lautoka yest...

Man To Face Court Over Break-In
NATION

Man To Face Court Over Break-In

UPDATE FROM FIJI POLICE A 27 year old man will be produced at the Nasinu Magistrates Court charged for his alleged i...

Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece
NATION

Aunt Testifies In Alleged Rape Of Niece

A woman testified in the Suva High Court yesterday how she was determined to report her niece’s rape to the Police...

Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years
NATION

Taxi Robber Jailed For Eight Years

  An accused charged with aggravated robbery was sentenced to eight years and one month imprisonment in the Suv...

Leweni Stood Down
NEWS

Leweni Stood Down

The Chief Protocol Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Neumi Leweni,  has been suspended pending investigat...

Man Allegedly Assaults  Wife Over Missing $10
NATION

Man Allegedly Assaults Wife Over Missing $10

  A man alleged to have assaulted his wife following a dispute over his missing $10 was bailed in the Suva Magi...

Tanoa Hotels New Look Uniforms
SUNBIZ

Tanoa Hotels New Look Uniforms

  The Tanoa Hotel Group took a fashion step forward this week when it unveiled its new uniform collection. The ...

FHL Appoints Koya Its New Company Secretary
SUNBIZ

FHL Appoints Koya Its New Company Secretary

Fijian Holdings Limited announces the appointment of Sitiveni Koya as the company’s new secretary to be effected i...

Turtles Released From Treasure Island
SUNBIZ

Turtles Released From Treasure Island

Treasure Island Resort is a re­nowned tourist destination and known throughout the world for its protection of enda...

GPH THE ICONIC VENUE OF THE BOTTEGA GOLD FIJIAN FESTIVAL
SUNBIZ

GPH THE ICONIC VENUE OF THE BOTTEGA GOLD FIJIAN FESTIVAL

The Bottega Gold Fijian Fashion Festival is set to bring Suva, the global centre for Pacific fashion, the fashion in...

Small Island States Talk Aviation Emission Cuts
NATION

Small Island States Talk Aviation Emission Cuts

Delegates from the Small Island De­veloping States (SIDS) met in Nadi yesterday to help collaborate actions to prot...

Police Vehicle, Private Car Crash Investigation Underway
NATION

Police Vehicle, Private Car Crash Investigation Underway

  Police are investigating an accident involving a private vehicle and a Fiji Police Force vehicle at Nakasi ye...

Programme Fosters Cultural Exchange
NATION

Programme Fosters Cultural Exchange

In an effort to bridge the gap and promote peace, the La­basa Multicultural Centre or­ganised a cultural exchange ...

Juice Boys Make Most Of Event
NATION

Juice Boys Make Most Of Event

Ba juice boys Joji Bukalidi and Adriu Naisiroki made the most of their business opportunities in Ba yester­day. The...

Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct
NATION

Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct

In a number of areas around the country, fish species like cam­ouflage grouper, red salmon cod and hump head wrasse...

NZ Club Helps Needy Students
NATION

NZ Club Helps Needy Students

Ninety students of Waiqele Primary School in Labasa have received school sta­tionery for 2019 academic year in adva...

Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method
NATION

Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method

The Ministry of Fisheries is looking at build­ing Fishing Aggregating Devices (FED) to help maritime villages that ...

Villager Eyes Business Venture
NATION

Villager Eyes Business Venture

Ba villager Merewalesi Adi aims to be the first woman in her family to suc­cessfully establish and solely run her o...

Graduate Vehicle Inspectors Told  To Be Honest, Maintain Integrity
NATION

Graduate Vehicle Inspectors Told To Be Honest, Maintain Integrity

Maintaining integrity was the key message during the graduation ceremony of the Professional Vehicle Inspec­tors. T...

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