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Vote2018: First two Observers accredited for 2018 General Election
#Vote2018, NEWS

Vote2018: First two Observers accredited for 2018 General Election

The Fijian Elections Office [FEO] has accredited two Observers that will be part of the Multi-National Observer Grou...

Missing: Raijeli Mafi, 20 Years Old
NATION

Missing: Raijeli Mafi, 20 Years Old

Twenty-year-old Raijieli Mafi has been reported missing by her family after she failed to return home on the 22nd of...

Air Niugini Plane In Lagoon Near Chuuk Airport, Federated States Of Micronesia
WORLD

Air Niugini Plane In Lagoon Near Chuuk Airport, Federated States Of Micronesia

An Air Niugini plane has sunk after ending up in a lagoon off Weno International Airport in the Federated States of...

NZDF Helps Search For Two Missing Kiribati Fishermen
NATION

NZDF Helps Search For Two Missing Kiribati Fishermen

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for two Kiribati fishermen who failed to return home from a f...

Fire Leaves An Estimated $51k In Damage
NEWS

Fire Leaves An Estimated $51k In Damage

A cane fire yesterday spread to a nearby sandalwood and fruit nursery farm causing damage estimated to be around $51...

Devi Gets 3 Years 10 Months Sentence For Manslaughter
NATION

Devi Gets 3 Years 10 Months Sentence For Manslaughter

A 33-year-old woman was handed a three-year, 10 months jail term with a non-parole period of one year and 10 months ...

Remand For Truck Driver Charged With Wife’s Murder
NATION

Remand For Truck Driver Charged With Wife’s Murder

A 29-year-old man of Mala­mala outside Nadi ap­peared at the Nadi Magis­trates Court yesterday charged with murde...

Chinese National’s Case Awaits Interpreter
NATION

Chinese National’s Case Awaits Interpreter

A Chinese national who was charged with one count of being found in possession of illicit drugs appeared at the Suva...

Workmates Miss Colleague
NEWS

Workmates Miss Colleague

Police will await the outcome of the post-mortem examina­tion of an airport worker who was found dead in a hotel ro...

Police: No Union March
NEWS

Police: No Union March

The Fiji Trades Union Con­gress (FTUC) has been refused a permit to hold a march through Suva and a rally at the Ra...

Between The Lines, 28 September, 2018
Between the Lines, Opinion

Between The Lines, 28 September, 2018

LULL BEFORE THE STORM? The latest on the University of Fiji saga is that a high ranking official has been given his ...

Bail For Alleged Robbers Extended
NATION

Bail For Alleged Robbers Extended

Two men charged with aggravated robbery had their bail ex­tended by the High Court in Suva. Emosi Baledrokadroka ap...

Chinese National On Alleged Bribery Charge Denied Bail
NATION

Chinese National On Alleged Bribery Charge Denied Bail

A Chinese national charged with brib­ery was denied his bail variation application by the High Court in Suva. Qian ...

Maritime Industry Impacts Development: Captain Hill
NATION

Maritime Industry Impacts Development: Captain Hill

About 95 per cent of trade that take place locally is done through shipping, says Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji ...

Fiji Has 7263 Seafarers With Certifcate Of Competency
NATION

Fiji Has 7263 Seafarers With Certifcate Of Competency

There are a total of 7263 Certificate of Competency holders in Fiji, says Mari­time and Safety Authority of Fiji ac...

Digicel, Punjas Join Forces For Diwali Promo
NATION

Digicel, Punjas Join Forces For Diwali Promo

Digicel Fiji customers will be in for a treat after the mobile company launched a partnership with Punjas Fiji for t...

Get Rid Of Stigma Towards People With Disabilities, Minister Urges
NATION

Get Rid Of Stigma Towards People With Disabilities, Minister Urges

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has reminded people of the need to get rid of the social st...

2155 Ships In Authority Database
NATION

2155 Ships In Authority Database

To date, the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji has regis­tered 2155 ships of less than 15 metres in length and 116 ...

UK To Ease Pacific Maritime Challenges
NATION

UK To Ease Pacific Maritime Challenges

The Pacific is extremely vul­nerable to the effects of cli­mate change, but is also high­ly dependent on shipping...

Government Invests In Lighthouses, Beacons
NATION

Government Invests In Lighthouses, Beacons

Government has in­vested $7.1 million for the construction of lighthouses around Fiji and a further $1.8million tow...

Govt Spends Over $80K To Cart Water
NATION

Govt Spends Over $80K To Cart Water

Government spent $80,725 to cart water to the maritime islands in the Western Divi­sion during the current dry spel...

Man Charged With Rape Remanded, Case Adjourned
NATION

Man Charged With Rape Remanded, Case Adjourned

A 33-year-old old man charged with rape has been further remanded by the High Court in Suva. The accused appeared be...

Church Thanks Govt For Water Assistance
NATION

Church Thanks Govt For Water Assistance

As the Western Division continued to face the dry spell, a church in Lautoka yesterday thanked Gov­ernment for comi...

Medical Students To Graduate In Georgia
NATION

Medical Students To Graduate In Georgia

Six Fijian students will graduate from the Tbilisi State Medical University in Georgia in March, 2019. The final yea...

Adi, 117 Years Old And Ready To Vote
NEWS

Adi, 117 Years Old And Ready To Vote

Adi Dionani Salaivanua is be­lieved to be the oldest Fijian to register to vote in this year’s general election. ...

ANALYSIS: The ‘Kai India’ Debate
NEWS

ANALYSIS: The ‘Kai India’ Debate

National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad was given a good opportunity to debunk any speculations about his prov...

FEO Starts Final Push Before Election Date Announced
NEWS

FEO Starts Final Push Before Election Date Announced

Let’s be sure that come next week we are ready for an election when it is an­nounced. This was the view of Superv...

Ex-7s Star To Lead  Airport In Today’s Final
SPORTS

Ex-7s Star To Lead Airport In Today’s Final

  Former national rugby 7s star William Ryder today leads the charge for the Unimoni sponsored- Airport Rugby C...

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