Archive [ 2019 October ]

Essex Lorry Deaths: 39 Found Dead Were Chinese Nationals
WORLD

Essex Lorry Deaths: 39 Found Dead Were Chinese Nationals

The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals.

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa
NATION

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar highlighted in his sentencing that the victim was subjected to further victi...

Young Mohammed Aims Higher
SUNBIZ

Young Mohammed Aims Higher

For 21-year-old Mohammed Shafil, cooking was always his interest as a child.

Sharing Cancer Experiences Vital In Healing
NATION

Sharing Cancer Experiences Vital In Healing

Mrs Mar added that she does not enjoy remembering her struggles, however she is proud to be a survivor.

Baber Ups Tempo On Local 7’s Players
SPORTS

Baber Ups Tempo On Local 7’s Players

Gareth Baber has put the pressure on players to get into the right form before selection for the Oceania 7s Champion...

Commander Naupoto at Military Forum in China
NATION

Commander Naupoto at Military Forum in China

In a congratulatory letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Chinese government stressed its willingness to co-...

Plan To Shut Out Sevu
SPORTS

Plan To Shut Out Sevu

Anthony Watson knows he will be against two of New Zealand fiercest wingers in the Rugby World Cup semifinal showdow...

RB Patel Limited: Share Split Of 30,000,000
SUNBIZ

RB Patel Limited: Share Split Of 30,000,000

RB Patel Group Limited (RBG) announced the approval of the share split of 30,000,000 to a ratio of 1:5; that is 5 sh...

A-G: Rid Corruption, Plan Long Term
NATION

A-G: Rid Corruption, Plan Long Term

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s message to special administrators was simple – p...

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji
NEWS

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services is closely monitoring the outbreaks of measles in the region: fir...

More Fijian Soldiers Return From Golan
NATION

More Fijian Soldiers Return From Golan

The remaining 76 Republic of Fiji Military Forces personnel who served in the Golan Heights under the United Nations...

FRA Works With Environment Department On Balaga Bay Issue
NATION

FRA Works With Environment Department On Balaga Bay Issue

Fiji Roads Authority’s Environmental team is working with the Department of Environment to rectify allegations abo...

PM Pays Last Respects To Slain Police Officer
NATION

PM Pays Last Respects To Slain Police Officer

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama paid his final tribute to the late Police Constable Siuta Niumataiwalu at the slai...

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar
NATION

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar has hinted a possible increase in city and town rates in the near future.

Early Cane Pay Days Before Diwali, Pleases Farmers
NATION

Early Cane Pay Days Before Diwali, Pleases Farmers

A pleased cane farmer from Waiqele, Labasa, Kamal Deo, said the early payment would definitely come in handy for far...

Ex-Fijian 7s Rep Nasilasila Jailed Eight Years for Rape
Crime & Court

Ex-Fijian 7s Rep Nasilasila Jailed Eight Years for Rape

Amenoni Nasilasila was yesterday sentenced to eight years imprisonment with a non-parole period of six years at the ...

‘$15M Owed To Fiji Roads Authority’
NATION

‘$15M Owed To Fiji Roads Authority’

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum revealed this as he greeted special administrators fro...

Lalauvaki Murder Trial: Accused Denies Using Martial Arts On Victim
Crime & Court

Lalauvaki Murder Trial: Accused Denies Using Martial Arts On Victim

The second accused, Selema Tikoenaburevere, took the witness stand in the murder trial of a 26-year-old in the High ...

FCCC Warns, Issues Notices to LPG Traders
NEWS

FCCC Warns, Issues Notices to LPG Traders

5 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) traders have been issued Infringement notices and 2 traders have been warned for pr...

39 Bodies Found In A Refrigerated Lorry Trailer In Essex, UK
WORLD

39 Bodies Found In A Refrigerated Lorry Trailer In Essex, UK

BBC News UK reported that the bodies of 39 people have been found in a lorry trailer in an industrial park in Essex,...

20-Year-Old Man Charged For Killing PC Niumataiwalu, To Appear In Lautoka Court
NEWS

20-Year-Old Man Charged For Killing PC Niumataiwalu, To Appear In Lautoka Court

On the night of Monday 21st October 2019, several hours after he was released on bail from the Nadi Magistrates Cour...

Through Targeted Cooperation, China Caters To Needs Of Pacific Island Countries
WORLD

Through Targeted Cooperation, China Caters To Needs Of Pacific Island Countries

At the forum, with the signing of the “China-Pacific Island Countries Program of Action on Economic Development an...

Fiji Sevens Training At Albert Park – 23rd October, 2019
Photo Feature

Fiji Sevens Training At Albert Park – 23rd October, 2019

Pinktober: Fiji Cancer Society Targets $300,000
NATION

Pinktober: Fiji Cancer Society Targets $300,000

The society continues its month-long campaign, advocating on the importance of early detection of breast cancer for ...

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF
SHIPPING

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF

MSAF is calling on local ship operators to adhere to their berthing and departure schedules to avoid congestions at ...

Malolo Island Resort Named Oceania’s Leading Beach Resort At World Travel Awards 2019
SUNBIZ

Malolo Island Resort Named Oceania’s Leading Beach Resort At World Travel Awards 2019

Multi award-winning and 100% Fijian-owned, Malolo Island Resort is an idyllic Fiji island paradise where guests can ...

Nausori Highlands, A Perfect Setting For Kiwi Officer Cadets To Be Tested
NEWS

Nausori Highlands, A Perfect Setting For Kiwi Officer Cadets To Be Tested

Exercise Veiliutaki has seen over 90 New Zealand Defence Force personnel deploy to the Nadi region to support the tr...

4 Remanded For Alleged Robbery At Lautoka High Court
Crime & Court

4 Remanded For Alleged Robbery At Lautoka High Court

Peni Tuilaselase, Manasa Waqa, Mosese Cakau and Togalesi Matarara appeared before Judge Justice Sunil Sharma.

40-Year-Old Accident Victim Receives New Wheelchair
NATION

40-Year-Old Accident Victim Receives New Wheelchair

Forty year-old Maikeli Sogari Maria was a happy man after he received a new wheelchair from the Rotary Club of Labas...

Chefs Battle Creates A Learning Stage At FNU, Namaka Campus
SUNBIZ

Chefs Battle Creates A Learning Stage At FNU, Namaka Campus

This year’s National Salon Culinaire Competition aims to allow local junior chefs to make a name for themselves in...

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