Archive [ 2018 June 19 ]

Editorial: A need to combat climate change through green hotels
Sunvoice

Editorial: A need to combat climate change through green hotels

The international community is now, we hope beginning to take notice of the effect of climate change in the Asia Pac...

Kadavu women show resilience, assure attendance at Expo
NATION

Kadavu women show resilience, assure attendance at Expo

Women from the south side of Kadavu say they recovered from devastation caused by Cyclone Keni to participate in the...

Ministry notes increase in request for drainage
NATION

Ministry notes increase in request for drainage

The Ministry of Waterways has noted an increased number of requests across the Northern Division on the need for mai...

Women Need Information, Tools  To Build Business: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Women Need Information, Tools To Build Business: Vuniwaqa

A lack of necessary information and tools needed for running a businesses is a hurdle budding women entrepreneurs fa...

Our nation reviews its strategy to safeguard national security
NATION

Our nation reviews its strategy to safeguard national security

Fiji is undergoing a process of reviewing and revising its national security and defence posture. Minister for Defen...

Clean-Up Campaign Sees 169.7kg Plastics Collected
NATION

Clean-Up Campaign Sees 169.7kg Plastics Collected

A clean-up activity carried out by communities in Macuata was bigger and more effective than anticipated. The commun...

Man who allegedly raped male cousin appears at the High Court in Suva
NATION

Man who allegedly raped male cousin appears at the High Court in Suva

A man alleged to have raped his 21-year-old male cousin appeared in the High Court in Suva, yesterday. The accused i...

Judge sends arsonist to Prison for 29 months
NATION

Judge sends arsonist to Prison for 29 months

A man, who set fire to a house in Nasinu last year, was sentenced to two years and five months imprisonment by the H...

Student given a suspended sentence
NATION

Student given a suspended sentence

A 23-year-old Fiji Maritime Academy student has been given a suspended sentence by the High Court in Suva. Waisake L...

Cypriot brothers plead not guilty
NATION

Cypriot brothers plead not guilty

Two Cyprus nationals alleged to have been involved in money laundering pleaded not guilty in the High Court in Suva ...

Magistrate Refuses Bail For Katonibau
NEWS

Magistrate Refuses Bail For Katonibau

Former Fijian rugby 7s rep Isake Katonibau, 35, was told in the Suva Magistrates Court that he was given opportuniti...

More support for food, music fest
NATION

More support for food, music fest

More corporate organisations have stepped up to support what will be the biggest music and food festival in the coun...

‘Asbestos in the FNPF-owned  building in Suva poses no threat’
NATION

‘Asbestos in the FNPF-owned building in Suva poses no threat’

The Fiji National Provident Fund advises that asbestos-containing material has been identified at the Kwong Tiy Plaz...

‘Treatment of sexual offenders poses challenge’
NATION

‘Treatment of sexual offenders poses challenge’

Deputy Commissioner of Corrections Apimeleki Taukei says the increase in sexual offences has reached a crisis point ...

One Dead, Two Hospitalised After Deadly Morning Crash
NEWS

One Dead, Two Hospitalised After Deadly Morning Crash

A man is dead while two others were rushed to the Tavua Hospital following a motor vehicle accident at Yaqara Flat a...

Police Investigate Death of Lautoka Toddler
NEWS

Police Investigate Death of Lautoka Toddler

An investigation is underway following the death of 1 year old girl in her home in in Veitari, Lautoka. The alleged ...

between the lines: 19th June, 2018
NATION

between the lines: 19th June, 2018

“Expert” earns stirrer tag The self proclaimed “expert” on China and everything else that does not fit his a...

Students Chant ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ in Ba Campaign
NEWS

Students Chant ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ in Ba Campaign

Ba Town came alive as students from various schools in the Western Division took to the streets chanting ‘Beat Pla...

A-G Commissions Borehole For Tobacco Farms
NEWS

A-G Commissions Borehole For Tobacco Farms

The 2013 Constitution provides that every Fijian has the right to access clean drinking water because it is a basic ...

Physically-challenged Father of 4 in Tears  After Receiving EFL Share Certificate
NEWS

Physically-challenged Father of 4 in Tears After Receiving EFL Share Certificate

Sixty-two-year-old Surendra Kumar broke down in tears after he received the Energy Fiji Limited non-voting shares ce...

Ministry and WHO clarify report on Fiji’s diabetes rate
NEWS

Ministry and WHO clarify report on Fiji’s diabetes rate

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the World Health Organisation have no affiliation or associatio...

Analysis: iTaukei No Longer Asset Rich, Cash-Poor
NEWS

Analysis: iTaukei No Longer Asset Rich, Cash-Poor

Landowners must make the most of the $10million set aside for iTaukei landowning units to develop their lands. This ...

Best Mates Die Trying To Save Pair in River
NEWS

Best Mates Die Trying To Save Pair in River

Mosese Mamafainoa Buka and Laisenia Lomavatu were best friends. They loved life and did things together. On Sunday, ...

Sustainable Tourism Impact To Be Measured
SUNBIZ

Sustainable Tourism Impact To Be Measured

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is working on ways to measure tourism’s impact on sus­tainability. ...

Seminar Needs Tangible Outcomes, Recommendations
SUNBIZ

Seminar Needs Tangible Outcomes, Recommendations

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation Regional Seminar on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Touri...

NTPC TO HOST NATIONAL TRAINERS CONFERENCE
SUNBIZ

NTPC TO HOST NATIONAL TRAINERS CONFERENCE

More than 200 delegates com­prising of industry profession­als and Human Resources and Training experts will conve...

Standard Of Play Has Lifted: Qoro
SPORTS

Standard Of Play Has Lifted: Qoro

The standard of netball dis­played at the New World IGA Suva Netball competition has lifted, says president Gabriel...

Fijian U20 To Take On Maroons
SPORTS

Fijian U20 To Take On Maroons

The Fijian Under-20 rugby side take on Vodafone Vanua Championship (West) point leaders Lautoka in another friend­l...

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