Archive [ 2018 May ]

Ports Chief: Derelict Salvaging To Cost $61m
NEWS

Ports Chief: Derelict Salvaging To Cost $61m

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited chief executive officer Vajira Piyasena says it will cost $61.88 million to salvage 2...

Ministry To Verify Report On The Nation’s Shocking Diabetes Rate
SUNCITY

Ministry To Verify Report On The Nation’s Shocking Diabetes Rate

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services officials were yesterday still trying to verify a report claiming that F...

LTA Taxi Permits Applications Now More Meaningful
Editorial, Sunvoice

LTA Taxi Permits Applications Now More Meaningful

The move by the Land Transport Authority for taxi permit applications has no doubt been welcomed by many. More so by...

Vote2018: Battle For iTaukei Votes In Full Swing Between NFP, SODELPA
#Vote2018, NATION, NEWS

Vote2018: Battle For iTaukei Votes In Full Swing Between NFP, SODELPA

The battle for iTaukei votes has intensified between SODELPA and the National Federation Party (NFP). The NFP has ga...

Rape Accused bailed
NATION

Rape Accused bailed

A rape accused was bailed for a bond of $500 in the High Court in Suva yesterday. The accused pleaded not guilty to ...

Fashion ‘Kids’ Star
SUNBIZ

Fashion ‘Kids’ Star

The Bottega Gold Fijian Fashion Festival is only a few short days away and excitement is building for the refreshed,...

Letters To The Editor 29th May 2018
Letters

Letters To The Editor 29th May 2018

The truth on cane Mohammed Rafiq,  Former executive officer- Fiji Cane Growers Association, Labasa   The Oppos...

Free Medical Assistance Arrives, Based At Labasa Hospital
NATION

Free Medical Assistance Arrives, Based At Labasa Hospital

  The Mission of Taiwan medical team, from Cathay General Hospital, are here again to assist those in need of m...

Saran Highlights Climate Challenge To ACP Countries In Meet
NATION

Saran Highlights Climate Challenge To ACP Countries In Meet

Fiji’s Climate Ambassador and Head of Mission to the European Union, Ambassador Deo Saran, has spoken of the parti...

Girl, 7, Found Dead, Floating In River
NEWS

Girl, 7, Found Dead, Floating In River

Police are investigat­ing the case of a sev­en-year-old girl who was found dead floating in the Naua River, Dreket...

Bula Fiji Interhash Raises $40K For Nadi Hospital
NATION

Bula Fiji Interhash Raises $40K For Nadi Hospital

  The four-day Bula Fiji Interhash has raised $40,000 that will go towards upgrading the Nadi Hospital. In clos...

Former Flight Attendant Becomes An Inspirational Micro-entrepreneur
SUNBIZ

Former Flight Attendant Becomes An Inspirational Micro-entrepreneur

Vitilia Vuniwaqa was working as a flight attendant for the then Air Pacific when tragedy struck. She suffered from s...

Basic Training Begins For New Navy Recruits
NATION

Basic Training Begins For New Navy Recruits

The 79 Fijian navy sailors who had completed their passing out parade earlier this month are now back at the Togalev...

Bruises And Blood Found On Victim, Detective Tells Court In Evidence
NATION

Bruises And Blood Found On Victim, Detective Tells Court In Evidence

The detective who examined the lifeless body of Rajeshni Deo Sharma, 34, in her Rewa Street home on November 3, 2009...

Trio Take Plea For Koro Police Post Break-in
NATION

Trio Take Plea For Koro Police Post Break-in

Three men alleged to have broken into the Koro Island Community Police Post appeared at the High Court in Suva yeste...

Sentence Hearing For Rape Accused Today
NATION

Sentence Hearing For Rape Accused Today

A 73-year-old Tailevu man will have his sentence hearing today at the High Court in Suva after he was convicted of r...

Former PWD Employees To Be Sentenced Today
NATION

Former PWD Employees To Be Sentenced Today

Former Public Works Department employees Amelia Vunisea and Laisa Halafi will be sentenced by Justice Salesi Temo to...

14-years, 7 Months Jail Term For Raping Stepdaughter
NATION

14-years, 7 Months Jail Term For Raping Stepdaughter

A 35-year-old Nadi man was sentenced to 14 years and seven months im­prisonment with a non-parole pe­riod of 12 ye...

McKee Rates Fijian Trio 
SPORTS

McKee Rates Fijian Trio 

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians head coach John McKee is impressed with the performance of Josh Matavesi, Semi Radradra ...

Watch Flying Fijians Go: Botia
SPORTS

Watch Flying Fijians Go: Botia

France- based Levani Botia believes the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians will field a powerful team in the June Test matc...

More Support In London
SPORTS

More Support In London

  The Fiji Airways Fijians 7s team were given a treat when they went to watch the Barbarians 63-45 win over England...

Testing Time Ahead, Murimurivalu Says 
SPORTS

Testing Time Ahead, Murimurivalu Says 

  France- based Kini Murimurivalu is focused on donning the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians jumper at next year’s Rug...

Why I play football, Waqa Tells
SPORTS

Why I play football, Waqa Tells

  He may be the oldest player playing in the Vodafone Fiji FACT 2018 tournament. But instead defender Taniela Waqa ...

Nadi 3 In Doubt For Semifinal
SPORTS

Nadi 3 In Doubt For Semifinal

The Jack’s Nadi football officials are taking their case to the Fiji Football Association to allow three of their ...

Rewa All Set To Go
SPORTS

Rewa All Set To Go

  The Rewa rugby team will be out to maintain their winning momentum in the Skipper Cup Premiership competition. Th...

Suva Keep Low Profile
SPORTS

Suva Keep Low Profile

Discipline is one of the key components the Suva rugby team are working on if they are to maintain their lead on the...

Patel: No Abuse, Plans To Sue Media
SPORTS

Patel: No Abuse, Plans To Sue Media

The Fiji Football Association is soon going to take legal action against those who made allegations on social media ...

Champs Again
SPORTS

Champs Again

The David Aitcheson- captained Team Sheraton retained the fours title at the 11th Kontiki Finance/ Fiji Gas Sunny We...

PM to Australians: Now Time To Invest In Fijian Market
SUNBIZ

PM to Australians: Now Time To Invest In Fijian Market

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says unprecedented economic growth and a skilled workforce means Fiji’s market c...

Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010
SUNBIZ

Market Surveillance Provisions Under The Commission Act 2010

The following is a weekly contribution by Joel Abraham, the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission chief exec...

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