Archive [ 2020 July ]

Fiji Could Play With 6 Nations
SPORTS

Fiji Could Play With 6 Nations

Fiji Rugby Union CEO confirms discussions are going on but a lot will depend on the lifting  of the borders due to ...

800 Fijians In Lautoka Benefit After Authority Recommissions Reservoir
NATION

800 Fijians In Lautoka Benefit After Authority Recommissions Reservoir

A team of skilled WAF grounds team carried out valve replacement and refurbishment works at the reservoir, as well a...

India-China Faceoff: Was It Inevitable?
WORLD

India-China Faceoff: Was It Inevitable?

If war is too serious a business to be left to the generals, it is also too serious a business to be left to ignoran...

FICAC Search SODELPA Headquarters
Crime & Court

FICAC Search SODELPA Headquarters

The search warrant was issued to obtain information and documentation relating to Party membership, registration rel...

Good Turnout On First Day Of School Says Education Ministry
NEWS

Good Turnout On First Day Of School Says Education Ministry

Minister for Education Rosy thanked the children and encouraged them to continue to go to school and make the best o...

76 Year Old Man Sentenced To 17 Years Imprisonment For Rape
Crime & Court

76 Year Old Man Sentenced To 17 Years Imprisonment For Rape

In the High Court in Lautoka, Justice Sunil Sharma said the accused had no mercy for a child victim while he raped h...

12 Seafarers Deny Drug Charges
Crime & Court

12 Seafarers Deny Drug Charges

The crew were charged with one count each of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and illegal transportation of illi...

Land Transport Authority Investigates Nadi Officers For Unprofessional Conduct
NEWS

Land Transport Authority Investigates Nadi Officers For Unprofessional Conduct

LTA CEO, Mr Samuel Simpson, urged all Fijians, to adhere to the Traffic Rules and said LTA staff have a greater resp...

USP Saga: Recused Council Members Not Invited Back For This Week’s Council Meeting
NEWS

USP Saga: Recused Council Members Not Invited Back For This Week’s Council Meeting

Mr Thompson said yesterday that he had been excluded from that meeting because it was still in recess.

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week
Crime & Court

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week

Mr Sharma told the court that the ultimate relief for those with terminated contracts was employment grievance becau...

Three Remand Escapees To Front Court
Crime & Court

Three Remand Escapees To Front Court

The three have been charged with One count each of escaping from police custody and will appear at the Nadi Magistra...

Bank Switch For Welfare Recipients
NATION

Bank Switch For Welfare Recipients

Social welfare recipients will soon receive their assistance through the Bank South Pacific instead of Westpac Bank.

July 10 Final Day For Welfare Applications
NATION

July 10 Final Day For Welfare Applications

As of June 30, she said, only 70.6 per cent of the total beneficiaries had filled the form, and 15,000 beneficiaries...

Three Juveniles On Sex Charges In June
Crime & Court

Three Juveniles On Sex Charges In June

Three juveniles were charged with serious sexual offences last month, latest statistics from the Office of the Direc...

Rabuka Back In Office At Opposition Chambers
Politics

Rabuka Back In Office At Opposition Chambers

The Opposition Leader said talks of a new party was now history and he looked forward to working with the newly-elec...

Women Found Loitering In Samabula Plead Guilty To Prostitution Charges
Crime & Court

Women Found Loitering In Samabula Plead Guilty To Prostitution Charges

It is alleged that the two women on the night of February 26, this year, about 1am in Samabula, were loitering for t...

Man Accused Of Striking Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Accused Of Striking Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Remanded

Ravonu is charged with one count of assault causing actual bodily harm and one count of act with the intent to cause...

Google’s Top Executives Jetted Into Fiji
SUNBIZ

Google’s Top Executives Jetted Into Fiji

The American registered seaplane was based throughout the year at Nadi International Airport.

Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau
SHIPPING

Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau

Goundar Shipping Limited is next week going to be the third inter-island company to service Ovalau.

Eight Homeless After Fire Destroys Home In Lami
NEWS

Eight Homeless After Fire Destroys Home In Lami

The cost of damage is estimated to be $200,000

Online Platform Launched To Assist Tourism Industry
SUNBIZ

Online Platform Launched To Assist Tourism Industry

Minister Koya stated that the online platform will open doors of opportunity for our hoteliers, with the added benef...

Seafarers Connect Trade Dots From Overseas, Local Markets
SHIPPING

Seafarers Connect Trade Dots From Overseas, Local Markets

Theme for this year’s celebrations was: ‘Seafarers are Key Workers: Essential to Shipping, Essential to the Worl...

Shipping Is A Necessity Regardless Of Crisis
SHIPPING

Shipping Is A Necessity Regardless Of Crisis

I’ve laid out the argument consistently in previous columns why the maritime sector should be a key candidate for ...

Bula Bubble: Need For Fiji To Match Overseas Tourism Deals
Analysis

Bula Bubble: Need For Fiji To Match Overseas Tourism Deals

This is a reality and hoteliers in destinations like Phuket and Bali are offering extremely cheap all-inclusive deal...

Serve The People, PM Tells Civil Servants
NATION

Serve The People, PM Tells Civil Servants

Mr Bainimarama is touring the Northern Division this week. Yesterday he officiated in the commissioning of two provi...

15-Year-Old Mukesh Shines In Chess Online
SPORTS

15-Year-Old Mukesh Shines In Chess Online

Fiji’s top-scoring Under-20 rep Rudr Prasad of Jai Narayan College put on a solid 5/7 to finish 5th overall. His 1...

Fijiana Help Nadi Kids Clinic
SPORTS

Fijiana Help Nadi Kids Clinic

The clinic was held in partnership with the Fiji Rugby Union.

Escapee Nakarawa Arrested At Votualevu, Nadi
NEWS

Escapee Nakarawa Arrested At Votualevu, Nadi

The Western Task Force team upon information received had successfully arrested Nakarawa.

Serving Special Constables Undergo Basic Recruits Training
NATION

Serving Special Constables Undergo Basic Recruits Training

A reminder issued by the Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho to officers while officially openi...

ATS Offers Employees Chance To Start Own Business
SUNBIZ

ATS Offers Employees Chance To Start Own Business

The one-day ideation workshop is to assist former staff who are interested in building capacity for acquiring ideas ...

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