Archive [ 2019 February ]

Top European Rugby Club Targets Fiji 7s Duo
SPORTS

Top European Rugby Club Targets Fiji 7s Duo

It’s likely the duo will join the club in No­vember for a month’s trial before anything on their contract can b...

Fiji Police Intercept Alleged Kava Thieves
NEWS

Fiji Police Intercept Alleged Kava Thieves

The four are alleged to have stolen up to 20 yaqona plants which have been recovered by Police

Prime Minister Bainimarama Links Prosperity To Human Rights
NEWS

Prime Minister Bainimarama Links Prosperity To Human Rights

Mr Bainimarama says Fijian Constitution recognises symbiotic relationship between civil, political and socio-economi...

Labasa FC Hopeful Of Striker’s Recovery
SPORTS

Labasa FC Hopeful Of Striker’s Recovery

Labasa coach Anand Sami told SUNsports that according to medical report Qasevakati­ni has not fully recovered

2019 Touch Rugby World Cup: Touch Rugby Fiji Coach Confident
SPORTS

2019 Touch Rugby World Cup: Touch Rugby Fiji Coach Confident

“All fourteen players in both teams are excited and looking forward to compete after the final pool draws for the ...

Winston Peters: Fiji-New Zealand Ties Can Reach Greater Heights
NEWS

Winston Peters: Fiji-New Zealand Ties Can Reach Greater Heights

Mr Peters is leading a delegation of MPs for the visit to Fiji and the Pacific nations. The delegation arrived at th...

Charges Dropped Against Former Sun Insurance CEO
NEWS

Charges Dropped Against Former Sun Insurance CEO

Sharma was charged by FICAC with one count of attempt to undue influence.

5 New Clubs Join Nadi Foot­ball Association Club Competi­tion.
SPORTS

5 New Clubs Join Nadi Foot­ball Association Club Competi­tion.

The newly registered clubs are: Vo­tualevu Lions, Mayflower Navo, Sau­naka Tigers, United Football Club and Yako F...

Mother Accused Of Raping Her Daughter, Denied Bailed
NEWS

Mother Accused Of Raping Her Daughter, Denied Bailed

The woman, 35, also accused two Police officers of harassment and intimidation during her caution interview at the S...

Sitiveni Rabuka’s Case Dismissed
NEWS

Sitiveni Rabuka’s Case Dismissed

FICAC Senior Counsel Mr. Rashmi Aslam informed the court of this and Prosecution’s intention to dismiss the case.

New Aus­tralian Federal Police’s Fiji and Pacific Liaison Officer Welcomed
NEWS

New Aus­tralian Federal Police’s Fiji and Pacific Liaison Officer Welcomed

Superintendent Kidner’s three-year term came to an end this past week and over the years he has been the key liais...

Macuata Rugby Union To Work With Commission
SPORTS

Macuata Rugby Union To Work With Commission

MRU chairman Usaia Turagani­valu said the reasons for involv­ing the Commission is that they have been helping out...

Editorial: Prime Minister’s Address, Proud Moment For The Pacific
Editorial

Editorial: Prime Minister’s Address, Proud Moment For The Pacific

As a very proud first Fijian Prime Minister to be bestowed this honour, he carried with him the pride of Fijians eve...

Man Dies In Sri Lanka During Holiday Trip
NEWS

Man Dies In Sri Lanka During Holiday Trip

His son, Arjun Prakash, described the painful moment he had to relay the message to his mother.

Alleged Robbers Denied Bail
NEWS

Alleged Robbers Denied Bail

The three were alleged to have robbed the employee of Yees Cold Storage, who is in her 60s, and stole cash and chequ...

No Bail For Man In Alleged $15,000 Robbery
NEWS

No Bail For Man In Alleged $15,000 Robbery

Raju is alleged to be the driver of a vehicle involved in robbing a woman in her 60s outside the ANZ Bank Namaka Bra...

Illicit Drugs Case transferred to High Court
NEWS

Illicit Drugs Case transferred to High Court

It is alleged that on February 19, 2019, in Kadavu, the accused had 172 marijuana plants weighing 95kg seized from h...

Man Uses Tyres In Garden And Fencing
Lifestyle

Man Uses Tyres In Garden And Fencing

If people took the initiative of using them for innovative purposes, what a better place Fiji would be!

Memorial Picture Unveiled For Cessna 172 Victims
NEWS

Memorial Picture Unveiled For Cessna 172 Victims

A memorial picture of Mr Tawalo and Ms Lutu was unveiled by the Pacific Flying School owner, Tim Joyce.

Samoa 7s Head Coach Sir Gordon Tietjens Makes Changes For Las Vegas 7s
SPORTS

Samoa 7s Head Coach Sir Gordon Tietjens Makes Changes For Las Vegas 7s

Veteran halfback Alatasi Tupou is ruled out due to injury, while stalwart Alamanda Motuga has been cleared for selec...

Fiji Permanent Secretary For Fisheries Says Marine Species Under Threat From Extinction
NATION

Fiji Permanent Secretary For Fisheries Says Marine Species Under Threat From Extinction

He said people should leave be­hind fisheries stock that were still healthy and productive so that the next generat...

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa

“The fact that persons with dis­abilities are more likely to live in poverty is often the result of igno­rance a...

Nadi’s Planet Haze Nightclub Owner In Drug Charge Denied Bail
NEWS

Nadi’s Planet Haze Nightclub Owner In Drug Charge Denied Bail

It was alleged that Police, acting on information from a separate ar­rest, which was also drug-related raided the n...

Australian 7s Team Lose Playmaker Maurice Longbot­tom
SPORTS

Australian 7s Team Lose Playmaker Maurice Longbot­tom

Longbottom has been ruled out with a hamstring injury while Josh Coward (ankle) is another casualty from the team th...

Businessman Released On Bail
NEWS

Businessman Released On Bail

A stop departure has been im­posed on Singh and he has been further ordered to report to the Lami Police Station on...

Market Vendor Wins Cash Back
Lifestyle

Market Vendor Wins Cash Back

The ‘Win Back Your Purchase’ promotion by Carpenters Finance was from November 19, 2018 to January 31, 2019.

Suva Alert! Litter Bugs At It Again
NEWS

Suva Alert! Litter Bugs At It Again

Minister for Environment, Mahendra Reddy said that they were urging public to act responsibly and dispose their rubb...

Tributes Pour In For Late Colonel Paul Manueli
NEWS

Tributes Pour In For Late Colonel Paul Manueli

He was Rotuma’s representative to the Great Council of Chiefs, which was abolished in 2012.

Fiji Police: Senior Officer Dies After 2.4km Run
NEWS

Fiji Police: Senior Officer Dies After 2.4km Run

The senior officer was taking part in the 2.4km run when he collapsed upon nearing the end of the route. The trainin...

Futsal League 3rd Round Today
SPORTS

Futsal League 3rd Round Today

“The first batch of seven teams which lost their respective pools games in the first round will be working hard th...

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