Archive [ 2018 August 19 ]

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa
NEWS

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa

An 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred this afternoon at 04:28:59 PM, local time, 286 km E from Labasa, Fiji (IRD/ORSN...

Netani Kuila: The Farmer Who Took Up Farming As A Means Of Survival
SUNBIZ

Netani Kuila: The Farmer Who Took Up Farming As A Means Of Survival

Netani Kuila is a name synonymous with farming in Batiki Settlement, Waibau up in the highlands of Naitasiri. Mr Kui...

Growers Council: Take Advantage Of Grant
SUNBIZ

Growers Council: Take Advantage Of Grant

A sugarcane farmer in Lautoka says he is happy after learning that he would be assisted by the Government with the r...

Stakeholders Combine To Tackle Future Oil Spills
SUNBIZ

Stakeholders Combine To Tackle Future Oil Spills

The Port Denarau Marina in collaboration with Pacific Energy Limited on Friday carried out a marina oil spill exerci...

VS Naipaul: A Man Who Cast Doubt On Post-Colonial Liberal Certainties
NATION

VS Naipaul: A Man Who Cast Doubt On Post-Colonial Liberal Certainties

No author in contemporary times more wilfully damaged his reputation with cantankerous observations as did VS Naipau...

Joint Investigation Leads To Arrest For Human Trafficking: Police
NEWS

Joint Investigation Leads To Arrest For Human Trafficking: Police

A joint investigation conducted between the Fiji Police Force and New Zealand Police has led to the arrest of a  31...

Fiji Swimmers Ready
SPORTS

Fiji Swimmers Ready

The national swimming team march into camp today to finalise their preparations for the Junior Pan Pacific Champions...

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred In The Lau Region
NEWS

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred In The Lau Region

An earthquake occurred this afternoon at 12:19:3602 PM, local time, 62 km NE from Waiqori village, Lau (IRD/ORSNET) ...

Federation Targets Interested Players
SPORTS

Federation Targets Interested Players

Queensland table tennis coach Terry Dahl is in the country to help develop our young players. Dahl was part of the c...

EDITORIAL: 7s Rugby Needs To Change For The Better In The New Season
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: 7s Rugby Needs To Change For The Better In The New Season

Rugby House is wasting no time and has got the ball rolling in earnest demanding maximum performance from national t...

Analysis: There is no doubt that the Fijian Elections Office has systems in place to ensure that the integrity of the electoral process is protected
NATION

Analysis: There is no doubt that the Fijian Elections Office has systems in place to ensure that the integrity of the electoral process is protected

Security in the electoral process is absolutely essential in this general election given the issues now being raised...

Letters To The Editor August 19th, 2018
Letters

Letters To The Editor August 19th, 2018

Queen of Soul Amenatave Yaconisau, Delainavesi I Iament the untimely passing away of the “Queen of Soul” Aretha ...

Rugby Project Benefits Village Youths
SPORTS

Rugby Project Benefits Village Youths

The Wailevu Rugby Club is one of the oldest clubs in the province of Macuata. Over the years, the club had been the ...

Fiji Men’s Volleyball ‘Create History’
SPORTS

Fiji Men’s Volleyball ‘Create History’

  The Fijian men’s volleyball team created history in the 2018 Oceania Volleyball championship after beating ...

Naituku, 26, Grabs 2018 Adi Senikau
NATION

Naituku, 26, Grabs 2018 Adi Senikau

Twenty-six-year-old Miss Nicole Naituku won the Adi Senikau title on Friday night. Twelve contestants of the pageant...

Wheelchair Creates World Of Difference
NATION

Wheelchair Creates World Of Difference

Alivereti Vuluma, 60, will now enjoy his new found mobility thanks to the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty A...

Newtown,  Tacirua  Book Final
SPORTS

Newtown, Tacirua Book Final

Newtown aim to defend the Ram Sami premier title against FMF Tacirua in the Nasinu Rugby final next Saturday The sid...

Ministry Desilts Canals For Farmers
NATION

Ministry Desilts Canals For Farmers

More than 60 rice farmers in Korokadi, Bua, will not need to worry about their farms being deprived of water. This i...

No Substitute For Hard Work, Says Engineer
NATION

No Substitute For Hard Work, Says Engineer

Fulton Hogan Hiways Savusavu maintenance manager Isaac Rakabikabi initially opted to become a lawyer or teacher, how...

Minister Seeks Submissions For Drainage Works
NATION

Minister Seeks Submissions For Drainage Works

People in Labasa have been advised to make a written submission to Ministry of Waterways if they want drainage work ...

Minister Visits Islands To Outline Programmes
NATION

Minister Visits Islands To Outline Programmes

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau is on a week-long tour of the Northern Division. It is an opportunity for t...

Bonus Pay For Highlanders
SPORTS

Bonus Pay For Highlanders

The QAQA Jack’s Fiji presented a cheque of $10,000 to the Naitasiri rugby officials yesterday for defending the HF...

Drua Hits Sand Dunes
NEWS

Drua Hits Sand Dunes

The Fiji Airways Drua squad members rounded off their first week of training with a session at the Sigatoka sand dun...

Ministers, MPs Among Applicants Interviewed To Contest 2018 Poll
NEWS

Ministers, MPs Among Applicants Interviewed To Contest 2018 Poll

A number of serving Cabinet ministers and MPs were interviewed yesterday by FijiFirst for the 2018 General Election....

Drua Test At Sand Dunes
SPORTS

Drua Test At Sand Dunes

The Senirusi Seruvakula-coached Fiji Airways Drua side rounded off their first week of training at the Sigatoka sand...

Prove Your Worth, Suva Coach Warns
SPORTS

Prove Your Worth, Suva Coach Warns

Gurjit Singh has begun selecting players for the 2018 Courts Inter-District Championship (IDC) in Suva in October. T...

Elections Office Critical Of False Information
NEWS

Elections Office Critical Of False Information

The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) is of the view that incorrect information has been filtered to Opposition parties ...

Rishi Ram Applies For FijiFirst Ticket To Contest 2018 Election
NEWS

Rishi Ram Applies For FijiFirst Ticket To Contest 2018 Election

A long-time member of the National Federation Party and taxi industry personality, Rishi Ram, has applied for a Fiji...

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