Archive [ 2019 January 9 ]

5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre
NEWS

5 People Questioned By Police After Being Caught Trying To Smuggle Contraband Into Remand Centre

Vigilant surveillance by CCTV officers of the Fiji Corrections Service Remand Center in Korovou has landed five civi...

Letters To The Editor: 09th January, 2019
Sunvoice

Letters To The Editor: 09th January, 2019

Tradition or Women’s Right Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi There is a widespread protest against women in the State o...

Editorial: Be Safe, Take Precautions And Watch The Water You Drink
Sunvoice

Editorial: Be Safe, Take Precautions And Watch The Water You Drink

The public has been put on notice. Be very careful of the water you drink in the aftermath of the recent spate of ba...

TC Mona Downgrades To Depression
NATION

TC Mona Downgrades To Depression

Tropical Cyclone Mona has been downgraded to tropical depression TD04F. TD04F is weakening and moving further away f...

Minister Vuniwaqa Clears The Air For New Mothers
NATION

Minister Vuniwaqa Clears The Air For New Mothers

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has cleared the air that all mothers whose h...

Keeping Her End Of The Bargain With Flying Colors
NATION

Keeping Her End Of The Bargain With Flying Colors

Bayly Welfare Trust Labasa kept it’s end of the bargain by giving Malika Shadiya, 16, school supplies for topping ...

Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety
SHIPPING

Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety

Owning a boat serves more than one task to any fam­ily in Malolo in the Yasawa group. For Sekove Naisilasila apart ...

Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer
SHIPPING

Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer

In its bid to upskill Basic Sea safety fishing and deck hand fishing with knowledge of nau­tical techniques, the Fi...

Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji
SHIPPING

Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

Local shipping companies resumed their services on Monday while some waited until yesterday until Tropical Cy­clone...

Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time
SHIPPING

Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA), as of semester 1 this year, will introduce flexible learning mode programmes for th...

Fijian Navy Assists Children
NATION

Fijian Navy Assists Children

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Na­val Division held its first church ser­vice for the year on Sunday, Januar...

Collaboration To Battle Pollution ‘Mandatory
NATION

Collaboration To Battle Pollution ‘Mandatory

A global foundation that fights the plastic pollution of our oceans has been praised for the initiative. The Race fo...

First Chef From Fiji To Participate In Biggest Culinary Exhibition
NATION

First Chef From Fiji To Participate In Biggest Culinary Exhibition

Ana Tawanakoro, 23, is the first Fijian student to par­ticipate in the 5th Inter­national Young Chef Olympiad in I...

Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush
SHIPPING

Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush

The breadwinner has managed to prepare her four children for school that starts next week. Makelesi Sotikau works at...

Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job
SHIPPING

Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

South Sea Cruises Captain Fa­biano Tikoiloreta’s love for sailing came naturally fol­lowing the encouragement of...

President Wants More Women  Involved In Tree Planting Initiative
NATION

President Wants More Women Involved In Tree Planting Initiative

The President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote hopes more women are involved in a national bid to plant four mi...

Waqainabete To Know Fate Next Month
NATION

Waqainabete To Know Fate Next Month

The judgment in the case of former Ministry of Works’ spokesperson Sainiana Waqainibete will be delivered by the S...

Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded
NATION

Man On Charge Of Going Equipped To Commit Theft Remanded

A 29-year-old man was remanded in custody yesterday by the Suva Magistrates Court after he appeared on a charge of g...

Rabaka: Be Consistent
SPORTS

Rabaka: Be Consistent

The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team have been told to be consistent with their performance if they are to win the 2018/1...

Vanuaso 7s Ready To Go
SPORTS

Vanuaso 7s Ready To Go

Twenty six (26) teams have confirmed their participa­tion in the inaugural 2019 Vanuaso 7s tournament to be held on...

Squash Fiji Sets Realistic Goal
SPORTS

Squash Fiji Sets Realistic Goal

Squash Fiji starts the year by reaffirming their commit­ment in developing players for the Pacific Games which is o...

Raiders Sign Up Fijian Teen
SPORTS

Raiders Sign Up Fijian Teen

A former West Fiji Dolphins rugby league junior player in Nadi has been signed up by National Rugby League (NRL) clu...

Babasiga Lions Set Higher Goals For 2019 Season
SPORTS

Babasiga Lions Set Higher Goals For 2019 Season

The Labasa Football Asso­ciation officials have set higher goals for 2019 but at the same time they are hoping to r...

Bala Warns Against Scam
NEWS

Bala Warns Against Scam

Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Parveen Bala has warned people against scammers. This...

Family Of  Drowning Victim Remember Jovial Son
NATION

Family Of Drowning Victim Remember Jovial Son

He has left the family grief-stricken with our energy sapped as we mourn his sudden death. Those were the words of a...

Analysis: SODELPA Needs Change Of Tactics If It Wants To Keep Gains
NEWS

Analysis: SODELPA Needs Change Of Tactics If It Wants To Keep Gains

SODELPA’s big challenge for the 2022 General Election is to retain the extra six seats it won in the 2018 General ...

Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion
NEWS

Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion

A sum of $31.63m is owed to town and city councils by ratepayers as of December 2018, says Premila Kumar. The Minist...

Bulitavu-Tabuya Row ‘Amicably Resolved’
NEWS

Bulitavu-Tabuya Row ‘Amicably Resolved’

After their war of words via e-mail Opposition Members of Parliament Mosese Bulitavu and Lynda Tabuya buried the hat...

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