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Adi Litia Responds To Grievances From SODELPA USA Members
Politics

Adi Litia Responds To Grievances From SODELPA USA Members

Adi Litia Qionibaravi has revealed that SODELPA USA had pledged US$150,000 (FJ$337,545) for the 2018 election campaign.

Leader Sitiveni Rabuka Provides An In-Depth Interview On SODELPA Issues
Videos

Leader Sitiveni Rabuka Provides An In-Depth Interview On SODELPA Issues

SODELPA caretaker party leader, Sitiveni Rabuka speaks on several issues that is happening within SODELPA, on an exc...

Six Western Men Take Barter For Better Fiji By Storm, Trading Work For Groceries
NATION

Six Western Men Take Barter For Better Fiji By Storm, Trading Work For Groceries

With time on his hands, group leader, Mr Naisiroki said the idea was born when they got together to clean up each ot...

No Appeal Over Governance Issues: Rabuka
Crime & Court

No Appeal Over Governance Issues: Rabuka

Caretaker party leader Sitiveni Rabuka said he would try to work on reconciling the plaintiffs and respondents in th...

Kumar: Councils Lose More Than $280K Monthly
NATION

Kumar: Councils Lose More Than $280K Monthly

Suva City Council lost $92,350 in revenue while Nausori lost $60,000. The waiver of market fees was for vendors with...

12 Arrested For Curfew Breach Last Night
Crime & Court

12 Arrested For Curfew Breach Last Night

No reports of social gathering were recorded in the last 24 hours which is commendable however members of the public...

Fiji In Talks Over Trans-Tasman Bubble
SUNBIZ

Fiji In Talks Over Trans-Tasman Bubble

The Fijian Government is awaiting a formal response from its Australia and New Zealand counterparts over keen intere...

Chinese Community Boosts Government COVID-19 Fight
NATION

Chinese Community Boosts Government COVID-19 Fight

Federation secretary-general Xiaochun Wu said the equipment included more than 10,000 face masks, temperature guns a...

Teen Girls Remanded For Alleged Curfew Breaches
Crime & Court

Teen Girls Remanded For Alleged Curfew Breaches

The two girls were arrested after they were found walking around in Nasinu after curfew hours.

Police Intervene At Crowded LTA Office In Suva To Ensure Social Distancing Practices
NATION

Police Intervene At Crowded LTA Office In Suva To Ensure Social Distancing Practices

Meanwhile, LTA has denied that the queues were because of closure of its branches.

Two Men Who Assaulted An Officer In Tailevu Charged
Crime & Court

Two Men Who Assaulted An Officer In Tailevu Charged

The two men alleged to have assaulted a police officer on duty in Tailevu earlier this week has been charged.

Two Year Old Toddler’s Body Found In River
NEWS

Two Year Old Toddler’s Body Found In River

The child was with his grandmother before he disappeared and was found floating in the Nakama River by a teacher.

No Coca-Cola Games This Year: Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association
SPORTS

No Coca-Cola Games This Year: Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association

Waqa said the second term of the school calendar is usually for the Deans Trophy rugby competition which is awaiting...

Serritslev Deal Sealed
Football

Serritslev Deal Sealed

Fiji Football Association (FFA) president, Rajesh Patel said the Fiji National Sports Commission (FNSC) was given al...

Woman On Manslaughter Charge To Take Plea On June 8, Court Told
Crime & Court

Woman On Manslaughter Charge To Take Plea On June 8, Court Told

She is charged with one count of manslaughter arising from a breach of duty.

Alleged Drug Peddlers Told to Formally Apply for Bail
Crime & Court

Alleged Drug Peddlers Told to Formally Apply for Bail

Police prosecutor Sergeant Monish Chandra objected to their bail on the grounds that the offence was serious as it i...

Captain Turns Scrap Into Pot Plants For Cash
Feature

Captain Turns Scrap Into Pot Plants For Cash

‘This is something I thought of to assist the next generation and be at par with the Government’s fight against ...

Two In Court For Benau Murders And Arson
Crime & Court

Two In Court For Benau Murders And Arson

The two are expected to appear at the High Court in Labasa on May 12. The duo appeared before Magistrate Bimsara Jag...

Fiji Charges Ahead With Phase Out Of Harmful Gases
Analysis

Fiji Charges Ahead With Phase Out Of Harmful Gases

Fiji has in place a strategy namely, HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) that provides an action plan for the phas...

Parents Need To Step Up For Their Children During This COVID-19 Crisis
NEWS

Parents Need To Step Up For Their Children During This COVID-19 Crisis

“Before asking what non-governmental organisations or governments are doing, the question we should ask ourselves ...

BTL: Career Change For MP ?
Between the Lines

BTL: Career Change For MP ?

Word from reliable sources is that the economist had approached the regional university for a role in academia.

18 Record High Temperatures In 2019
NEWS

18 Record High Temperatures In 2019

The highest mean annual 10-minutes average wind speed was recorded at Yasawa-i-Rara with 22.9km/hr, followed by Raki...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama Takes Relief To Lau Islands
NEWS

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama Takes Relief To Lau Islands

The National Disaster Management Office left a day earlier for the Lau Group loaded with relief supplies provided by...

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues

There are those in the party who strongly felt that SODELPA botched the last election which they believed they shoul...

MISSING: Tanisha Kumari
NEWS

MISSING: Tanisha Kumari

She had informed family members that she was going out and when she failed to return home, a search was conducted bu...

Police Concerned With Number Of Juveniles Arrested For COVID-19 Restriction Breaches
NEWS

Police Concerned With Number Of Juveniles Arrested For COVID-19 Restriction Breaches

Children need to be monitored and their movement must be known to their guardians at all times.

Ana Tuiketei Is First Fijian Listed In International Court Registry
NEWS

Ana Tuiketei Is First Fijian Listed In International Court Registry

“The ICC stands for justice at the highest level and it is something that I deeply believe in. Through justice, pe...

Former iTaukei Land Trust Board Finance Clerk Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment
Crime & Court

Former iTaukei Land Trust Board Finance Clerk Sentenced To 2 Years Imprisonment

She admitted to receiving cash payments made to TLTB and not depositing it into the account of her employer amount...

‘JIFF’ Pathway: New French Rugby Rule allows 19-Year Old Fijian Players Opportunities To Play Professionally
SPORTS

‘JIFF’ Pathway: New French Rugby Rule allows 19-Year Old Fijian Players Opportunities To Play Professionally

“The main point about JIFF is that a club will highly likely to recruit a JIFF player than a non- JIFF player and ...

Employment Minister Meets With Workers, Warns Bosses
SUNBIZ

Employment Minister Meets With Workers, Warns Bosses

Mr Bala said the ministry continued to work with all stakeholders to put forward innovative means of keeping people ...

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