Archive [ 2022 January ]

NCD A Major Contributor To Severe Outcomes Of Covid-19 Cases’
NEWS

NCD A Major Contributor To Severe Outcomes Of Covid-19 Cases’

In his COVID-19 update on Monday night, Dr Fong urged Fijians that with the current wave of COVID-19, Fijians needed...

RFMF Hits Back At Covid-Claims
NEWS

RFMF Hits Back At Covid-Claims

Solomon Star News claimed that Fijian and PNG troops brought COVID-19 to Solomon Islands.

Student Gets Suspended Sentence For Robbery
NEWS

Student Gets Suspended Sentence For Robbery

Justice Goundar said in this case, the violence used was minimum.

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa Upgrades Conference Facilities
SUNBIZ

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa Upgrades Conference Facilities

The biodefense air purification system has been used in NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spacesh...

Water Issues Addressed At Talanoa Session
NEWS

Water Issues Addressed At Talanoa Session

“We have 23 houses and 141 people at Nasoki Village. We source our water from the mountain and it is drying up. Wa...

FRA Contractors Coming To Moala Island
NEWS

FRA Contractors Coming To Moala Island

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said: “Since there is difficulty in road access, ...

Shah’s Petition Struck Out
NEWS

Shah’s Petition Struck Out

An act of dishonesty as in the present case brings the nobility of the profession and the justice system into questi...

School Terms For 2022 Confirmed
NEWS

School Terms For 2022 Confirmed

Welcoming Years 8 to 13 students back to school on Monday, Minister for Education, Premila Kumar, said resumption da...

Let’s Go Local: Musket Cove For Fiji Me Moment – Denyse McPhail
Let's Go Local, SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Musket Cove For Fiji Me Moment – Denyse McPhail

The Island Bar at Musket has always been an absolute must with my three daughters. We love the Musket Cove team - th...

Student Finally Gets News Of Loved Ones In Tonga
NEWS

Student Finally Gets News Of Loved Ones In Tonga

“It was a relief for me to hear their voices after so long.”

Ba Hospital To Be Opened By January 31: A-G
NEWS

Ba Hospital To Be Opened By January 31: A-G

“There’s been a lot of talk about the new Ba Hospital. We have had a number of works that were delayed because o...

Nestle Fiji Donates $75,000 To The International Federation Of Red Cross
NATION, NEWS

Nestle Fiji Donates $75,000 To The International Federation Of Red Cross

Nestle Fiji General Manager Tim Inkster said: “The funds will go to help the IFRC to bolster their relief effort i...

Fijian Drua Cancellation Of Trial Match Against Western Force
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Fijian Drua Cancellation Of Trial Match Against Western Force

The cancellation follows an advice from the Force, who are unable to travel in and out of Western Australia as earli...

Tongans In Fiji Organise Bucket Drive
NEWS

Tongans In Fiji Organise Bucket Drive

The items would be sent to the Red Cross Society in Tonga which would then distribute them to all the affected areas...

China Ready To Help Pacific Island States During Their Hour Of Need’
NEWS

China Ready To Help Pacific Island States During Their Hour Of Need’

Relief supplies worth close to FJD$350,000 including food, water, generators, water pumps, medical kits and personal...

$406 Million Spent In Battle Against NCDs
NEWS

$406 Million Spent In Battle Against NCDs

“We welcome any measures that address the contributing factors to diabetes and will continue to advocate fiercely ...

‘Relocation Best Option For Settlements’
NEWS

‘Relocation Best Option For Settlements’

The former Waterways Officer said they’re seeking the Government’s assistance to approve their relocation reques...

Village Nurse Will Be Paid, Minister Tells Lomaloma Villagers
NEWS

Village Nurse Will Be Paid, Minister Tells Lomaloma Villagers

He said it was important for people to raise their queries during the talanoa session, especially when government de...

Women’s Group Seeks Assistance To Build Hall And Generate Income
NEWS

Women’s Group Seeks Assistance To Build Hall And Generate Income

Association leader Taufa Korocawiri said they needed a hall for members to use and earn extra income.

Labasa Man Tells: I’m Not Dead
NEWS

Labasa Man Tells: I’m Not Dead

Ronald Ravi Chand is shocked to discover that his work injury compensation claim had reached a dead end because he w...

Climate Activist Thrives In Lakeba
NEWS

Climate Activist Thrives In Lakeba

Despite knowing nothing about Lakeba except that it is an island in the Lau Group, Mr Kumar looked forward to a new ...

Water Under Assessment After Tidal Surge
NEWS

Water Under Assessment After Tidal Surge

“We will test the PH level of your water supply if it is safe. Our Water Authority of Fiji team is on the ground v...

UN’s Suva Based Representative Visits The Fiji Pavilion In UAE
SUNBIZ

UN’s Suva Based Representative Visits The Fiji Pavilion In UAE

Fiji is one of 192 participating nations. For the first time in the history of the expo, every participating country...

Minister Apologises For Staff Members Lack Of Discipline
NEWS

Minister Apologises For Staff Members Lack Of Discipline

It is alleged that some Lakeba medical staff members were drinking alcohol and acting in a rowdy manner disturbing v...

Australia’s Change in Travel Rule Welcomed, Provides Greater Flexibility: Fantasha Lockington
SUNBIZ

Australia’s Change in Travel Rule Welcomed, Provides Greater Flexibility: Fantasha Lockington

“Coupled with the required timeframe being cut in half for those who have tested positive from 14 days to seven da...

Let’s Go Local: To Vanuabalavu’s Bay Of Islands Is Where I’ll Go: Lagi Fisher
Let's Go Local, SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: To Vanuabalavu’s Bay Of Islands Is Where I’ll Go: Lagi Fisher

The born-again Christian denomination pastor is from Cakaudrove with maternal links to Kese, Naviti, Yasawa. “A...

 Former Minister Remembered As A Kind Hearted Man
NEWS

 Former Minister Remembered As A Kind Hearted Man

His funeral will be held on Friday at his family residence at Nawai­coba, Nadi.

7s Touch Boosts Drua
Rugby, Super Rugby

7s Touch Boosts Drua

The Drua play warm-up matches against Western Force and Melbourne Rebels on January 28 and February 10 re­spectively.

‘Rely Only On Facts’
NEWS

‘Rely Only On Facts’

“There are many people telling a lot of false information, too many lasulasu stories going on, a lot of jhoot (lie...

 We’re Getting There, Says Striker
Football

 We’re Getting There, Says Striker

“We have been preparing for some weeks now and it is going well. There is a bit of intensity but the boys are gell...

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