Archive [ 2020 July ]

Shivanjali Graduates Virtually In Nepal
Feature

Shivanjali Graduates Virtually In Nepal

This week, her class graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. An elated Ms ...

Fourth Alleged Escapee Remanded
SPORTS

Fourth Alleged Escapee Remanded

Peni Nakarawa, charged with one count of escaping Police custody, was remanded by the Nadi Magistrates Court.

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application
Politics

Lawyers Withdraw Stay Application

The court heard that on June 19, the appeal against the SODELPA ruling was abandoned because the appellants did not ...

Only 200 Teachers Paid Under MY APA: Fiji Teachers Confederation
NEWS

Only 200 Teachers Paid Under MY APA: Fiji Teachers Confederation

FTC believes that more than 80 per cent of teachers had received “Fully Competent” or “Exceeding Expectation...

What Do Your End Users Think Of Your IT Services?
Analysis

What Do Your End Users Think Of Your IT Services?

Managing what priorities IT should focus on is difficult when it’s done with best guesses about what end users thi...

Re-Evaluating Youth Climate Action In The Face Of A Pandemic!
Opinion

Re-Evaluating Youth Climate Action In The Face Of A Pandemic!

This opportunity to speak at a regional platform and to interact and discuss the impacts of the novel coronavirus pa...

USP Saga: BDO Report Only For Council
NEWS

USP Saga: BDO Report Only For Council

In a statement last night regarding the Ordinance to Govern the Discipline of the Vice-Chancellor, the Council has r...

Fijian Cricket Star Joins Police Force
SPORTS

Fijian Cricket Star Joins Police Force

Ravoka played for the Fiji Police Force cricket team and the Duavata Community Policing through Sports initiative, h...

Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off
Feature

Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off

He has bartered 10 paintings and sold another 10. The price for his artwork depends on its size.

Grant Boosts Koroi’s Kava Shop
Feature

Grant Boosts Koroi’s Kava Shop

After establishing a kava canteen, he did a business training workshop (CEFE – New Business Creation Course) condu...

Lami Family Loses Home Except Bible in Fire
Feature

Lami Family Loses Home Except Bible in Fire

“There is a new season up ahead for the family and I admire the strength that they carry themselves with after the...

Fiji 7s Coach Gareth Baber’s Contract Extended
SPORTS

Fiji 7s Coach Gareth Baber’s Contract Extended

Fiji Rugby Union confirms talks on extending the coach’s contract. Players, officials to undergo mental preparatio...

50 Year Old Kadavu Man On Drug-Related Charges, Remanded
Crime & Court

50 Year Old Kadavu Man On Drug-Related Charges, Remanded

Eparama Vitivakabuka was arrested after he was allegedly found cultivating 1300 marijuana plants weighing 2914 grams...

3 Alleged Escapees Remanded, Fourth Escapee Recaptured
Crime & Court

3 Alleged Escapees Remanded, Fourth Escapee Recaptured

The court heard that the three allegedly escaped at the service station at Nadi Back Road and were recaptured while ...

Microplastics Affect Pacific Peoples’ Health, ‘People May Be Consuming A Credit Card Worth Of Plastic Per Week’
NEWS

Microplastics Affect Pacific Peoples’ Health, ‘People May Be Consuming A Credit Card Worth Of Plastic Per Week’

University of the South Pacific Vice Chancellor, Professor Pal Ahluwalia said: “Such research enables marine-focus...

Pretesh Prasad Appointed As Acting CEO Of South Pacific Stock Exchange
NEWS

Pretesh Prasad Appointed As Acting CEO Of South Pacific Stock Exchange

Mr. Pretesh Prasad will assume the role as the Acting Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) effective from Monday, 6th July...

Huge Hole On Denarau Island Traps Bus
NEWS

Huge Hole On Denarau Island Traps Bus

Denarau Corporation Limited (DCL) general manager, Nesbitt Hazelman, confirmed that the burst water main was the cau...

Naitasiri Priest Charged With Drink And Driving Fronts Court
Crime & Court

Naitasiri Priest Charged With Drink And Driving Fronts Court

Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara released the accused on $1000 bail bond under strict conditions.

Navatudua Women Score $20K Oyster Harvest
NEWS

Navatudua Women Score $20K Oyster Harvest

The money is the women’s earnings from their oyster harvest that they turned into a business. The product of their...

24 Students To Pioneer Access Programme
NEWS

24 Students To Pioneer Access Programme

The programme provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, economically disadvantaged students betwee...

Probe On MPs: And Then There Were 9, FICAC Search SODELPA Party HQ
Politics

Probe On MPs: And Then There Were 9, FICAC Search SODELPA Party HQ

Secretary-General to Parliament Viniana Namosimalua lodged a complaint alleging MPs claimed accommodation and travel...

Fijian Missionary In China Arrested, Will Return Home
NEWS

Fijian Missionary In China Arrested, Will Return Home

Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Yogesh Karan confirmed that Fiji’s Embassy in Beijing was handling the cas...

Fijian Man Dies In Repatriation Flight From India
NEWS

Fijian Man Dies In Repatriation Flight From India

Mohammed Rashid was one of the 112 passengers on the repatriation flight from India, which arrived at the Nadi Inter...

PayNowStayLater Platform Launched
SUNBIZ

PayNowStayLater Platform Launched

This initiative would see hotels and resorts generate quick business, earn instant required cash-flow, and complemen...

ANZ Fiji, UNDP Partners To Support NGOs And Social Enterprise’s Work
SUNBIZ

ANZ Fiji, UNDP Partners To Support NGOs And Social Enterprise’s Work

The four NGOs are Rise Beyond the Reef, Empower Pacific, Quantum Space – Learning and Innovation Hub, Pacific Blue...

$6.95 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants Found In Kadavu
Crime & Court

$6.95 Million Worth Of Marijuana Plants Found In Kadavu

Police will continue to track down farms using the drone and is also thankful to members of the public in providing ...

Launch Of “Get Safe Online” In The Pacific
SUNBIZ

Launch Of “Get Safe Online” In The Pacific

After 14 years successfully promoting online safety in the United Kingdom, and one year in the Caribbean, Get Safe O...

Education Ministry Launches Online Survey To Assist Students For Transport
NATION

Education Ministry Launches Online Survey To Assist Students For Transport

Heads of School are required to download the Transport Assistance Form from the Ministry Website and provide it to s...

Let’s Go Local: Captain Cook Cruises Opens Tivua Island Day Cruises
SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Captain Cook Cruises Opens Tivua Island Day Cruises

Company managing director Jackie Haworth-Charlton said this was part of the Love Our Locals campaign.

Veteran Fly-Half To Fire-Up Lautoka Maroons
Skipper Cup

Veteran Fly-Half To Fire-Up Lautoka Maroons

This was confirmed yesterday by Lautoka Rugby Union secretary, Sefanaia Scholte, who also indicated that Luveniyali ...

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