Archive [ 2019 September ]

Koroilavesau Is Acting Prime Minister
NEWS

Koroilavesau Is Acting Prime Minister

It is the first time the Minister for Fisheries is acting and he is the fifth minister appointed to the role

Pacific In Danger Of Becoming Semi-Narco Region, Says Expert
Feature

Pacific In Danger Of Becoming Semi-Narco Region, Says Expert

The Pacific risks becoming a ‘semi-narco’ region unless regional governments move decisively to address the grow...

Damodar Appointed As Chair Of Miss Fiji Pageant 2019
NATION

Damodar Appointed As Chair Of Miss Fiji Pageant 2019

The 2019 Miss Fiji Pageant Contest will focus on the contestants and the week leading up to the crowning will ensure...

Rumors False, TELS, National Toppers Scheme Will Continue 2020 And Beyond
NEWS

Rumors False, TELS, National Toppers Scheme Will Continue 2020 And Beyond

He said there would be no restrictions on the number of scholarships or the number of students who could benefit fro...

Her Sister’s Body Still Missing 10 Years After Tragedy
Feature

Her Sister’s Body Still Missing 10 Years After Tragedy

The Year 11 student of Naiyala High School said the tragedy that happened to her family still felt like yesterday.

Envoy ‘Belonged to Finest Generation of Diplomats’
NATION

Envoy ‘Belonged to Finest Generation of Diplomats’

“He had a formidable reputation because of his many accomplishments and it has always been his dream for our belov...

Labasa Lad Graduates With A Doctoral Degree in Engineering
Lifestyle

Labasa Lad Graduates With A Doctoral Degree in Engineering

Mr Kumar who is originally from Waiqele Labasa said the last four years had included many sleepless nights.

Mother And Son Graduate With Law Degrees
Lifestyle

Mother And Son Graduate With Law Degrees

The mother and son are among the 1735 students who are graduating from the University of the South Pacific this mont...

Nasilasila Case: Judge Overturns Assessors Opinion, Finds Rugger Guilty
NEWS

Nasilasila Case: Judge Overturns Assessors Opinion, Finds Rugger Guilty

Judge Justice Daniel Goundar has accepted the prosecutions case beyond reasonable doubt and convicted the former 7s ...

Money Laundering Trends
Crime

Money Laundering Trends

In its 2018 annual report, FIU said it continuously advised commercial banks, financial institutions, businesses and...

Probe On Unexplained Wealth
SUNBIZ

Probe On Unexplained Wealth

FIU director Razim Buksh told the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday that unexplained wealth was where...

Suspicious Transaction Increase
SUNBIZ

Suspicious Transaction Increase

In its 2018 annual report, the FIU said the majority of STRs in 2018 continued to be reported by commercial banks fo...

Magistrate Dismisses Union Application On Retirement Age, Gratuity Payment
Analysis, NATION

Magistrate Dismisses Union Application On Retirement Age, Gratuity Payment

The union had submitted that the insurance organisations “do not have a ‘retirement clause’ in their respectiv...

PM Will Visit Cuba After New York Climate Summit
NATION

PM Will Visit Cuba After New York Climate Summit

Prior to that, he will be taking part in a busy daily programme. There will be three to four events a day on average...

Chadwick Antonius: Fishing Is My Life
Careers

Chadwick Antonius: Fishing Is My Life

The retired gentleman now makes the daily trip from Muslim League Estate in Nabua to Suva to do his fishing.

Father Gets 14 Years for Raping Daughter, 5
Crime

Father Gets 14 Years for Raping Daughter, 5

Judge: Intoxication is not an excuse to sexually abuse a child.

UniFiji Lecturer Finally Gets Her Lucky Break
NATION

UniFiji Lecturer Finally Gets Her Lucky Break

The 40-year, who teaches Hindi Language and Indian Culture at the University of Fiji in Saweni, Lautoka, said: “I ...

RWC 2019: McKee Selects Fast Paced And Physical Side For Australia
SPORTS

RWC 2019: McKee Selects Fast Paced And Physical Side For Australia

Frank Lomani and Ben Volavola will drive play for Fiji from the halves, supported by Kini Murimurivalu at full back,...

Nasilasila Trial: Assessors Return With Not Guilty Verdict
Crime

Nasilasila Trial: Assessors Return With Not Guilty Verdict

Nasilasila is alleged to have raped a 24-year-old woman from Olosara, Sigatoka, on December 22, 2018.

Company Works Around The Clock To Complete Lautoka Aquatic Swimming Pool Project
NEWS

Company Works Around The Clock To Complete Lautoka Aquatic Swimming Pool Project

The company that is contracted to the project, Metal Works and Joinery Limited are working tirelessly to get the pro...

Swimming Pool, Bus Station And Sports Stadium For Nasinu Soon
NEWS

Swimming Pool, Bus Station And Sports Stadium For Nasinu Soon

During the Budget, Government announced that the Singapore Co-operation Enterprise will develop a master Land Use Pl...

REALB Chair: How People Can Help Solve Housing Problems
NEWS

REALB Chair: How People Can Help Solve Housing Problems

‘If they had moved out of those flats, then it would have made room for other low-income earners to move in’

140 Tenants Of Rawai Flats Issued Eviction Notice, No Longer Eligible To Occupy Flats
NEWS

140 Tenants Of Rawai Flats Issued Eviction Notice, No Longer Eligible To Occupy Flats

At a glance, the property or possessions of some PRB tenants in Raiwai indicate that they have clearly crossed the e...

Rugby World Cup: ‘Let’s Get It Done’
SPORTS

Rugby World Cup: ‘Let’s Get It Done’

Kurtley Beale said the Wallabies have so much respect for the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians and he can’t wait for th...

67-Year-Old Man Charged For Sexual Assault Of Teenager
NEWS

67-Year-Old Man Charged For Sexual Assault Of Teenager

It is alleged that the man had sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in Nasinu, Ovalau from the 1st to the 9th of th...

New Four Lane Section Of Kings Highway A Speeding Hotspot: LTA
NEWS

New Four Lane Section Of Kings Highway A Speeding Hotspot: LTA

The speed limit along the Suva-Nausori section of the Kings Highway is 50 Kph.

Enrolment Of ePassports Starts Today, Immigration Department Outline New Fees
NEWS

Enrolment Of ePassports Starts Today, Immigration Department Outline New Fees

Fiji Immigration Office will operate from 0830hrs to 2000hrs from Monday to Friday and Saturday from 0830hrs to 1600...

AnnMary,15, Join Young Activists In UN Climate Summit, New York
Feature, NEWS

AnnMary,15, Join Young Activists In UN Climate Summit, New York

The 15-year-old Adi Cakobau School student will also join young activists in the Global Climate Strike on September ...

Judge: Difficult to Understand Why Married Man Turns to Child for Sexual Desires
Crime

Judge: Difficult to Understand Why Married Man Turns to Child for Sexual Desires

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar says it is very difficult to comprehend why a grownup, married man would tur...

Wailoku Village Crossing Bridge To Be Closed Until Further Notice
NEWS

Wailoku Village Crossing Bridge To Be Closed Until Further Notice

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) wishes to advise members of the public that the Wailoku Village Crossing in Wailoku outsi...

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