Archive [ 2018 September ]

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...

Don’t Blame Players: Vonolagi
Pacific Games, SPORTS

Don’t Blame Players: Vonolagi

  The man who captained the national football team to win their first South Pacific Games gold medal in 1995 sa...

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...

NZ Stint Good Build Up For Games: Prasad
SPORTS

NZ Stint Good Build Up For Games: Prasad

  National rep Prabhat Prasad will be using the New Zealand Union Taekwondo Championship as a build-up to the 2...

Fijiana Fitness Up
SPORTS

Fijiana Fitness Up

The players’ fitness level has really improved since the first day of training and I’m happy-Ro Alifereti Dovive...

Ragatu Honoured To Get Nod
SPORTS

Ragatu Honoured To Get Nod

  Adi Cakobau School student’s dream of representing Fiji has become a reality. She is one of the Fijian athl...

Nalaga Aims To Gain More
SPORTS

Nalaga Aims To Gain More

  Fijian schoolboys wing Inoke Nalaga hopes to gain more experience during the three-game tour of New Zealand. ...

Johansen Keen  To Make Mark
SPORTS

Johansen Keen To Make Mark

  Dale Johansen is eager to showcase this weekend what he has learned at the Mount Roskill Grammar School in Au...

Government To Contest Ownership Of Fijian Word, Heritage By American Businessman
NEWS

Government To Contest Ownership Of Fijian Word, Heritage By American Businessman

The Fijian Government is lay­ing the legal groundwork to contest the move by a businessman in Florida who has trade...

Nadroga Duo in Starting Line-Up To Face NSW Country Eagles As Coach Rings Changes
SPORTS

Nadroga Duo in Starting Line-Up To Face NSW Country Eagles As Coach Rings Changes

Robust loose forward Jone Navori and winger Aporosa Tabulawaki have forced their way into the Fiji Airways Fijian Dr...

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