Archive [ 2022 April 20 ]

Fiji Seafarers Centre Nearing Completion
SHIPPING

Fiji Seafarers Centre Nearing Completion

Construction of the new Fiji Seafarers Center is well underway in Walu Bay as the Institute of Maritime Officers Gui...

Kerr Still On
SPORTS, Super Rugby

Kerr Still On

Kerr was injured when Queensland Reds beat the Fijian Drua 33-28 in a thrilling Super Rugby Pacific contest at the S...

Police Question Labasa Airport Staff Over Alleged Heist
NEWS

Police Question Labasa Airport Staff Over Alleged Heist

Staff members of the Labasa Airport were taken in for questioning by officers from the Criminal Investigations Depar...

Case Proven, FICAC Claims
NEWS

Case Proven, FICAC Claims

The prosecution has proven its case against SODELPA Member of Parliament Niko Nawaikula, says Fiji Independ­ent Com...

Woman Who Allegedly Stabbed Stepsister Pleads Not Guilty
NATION

Woman Who Allegedly Stabbed Stepsister Pleads Not Guilty

A 35-year-old woman, charged with one count of act with intent to cause grievous harm, pleaded not guilty before Jus...

Farmers’ Fear Of Losing Crop Ends With Drainage Works
NEWS

Farmers’ Fear Of Losing Crop Ends With Drainage Works

  More than 15 farmers of Mallau Settlement in Rakiraki will no longer have to worry about losing their crops d...

New Naval Base Honours PM, Stanley Brown Remains Unchanged
NEWS

New Naval Base Honours PM, Stanley Brown Remains Unchanged

RFNS Stanley Brown is our operational base. In naval tradition, most bases and ships are named after prominent naval...

Presiding Officers For Polling Station Given Stern Advice
NEWS

Presiding Officers For Polling Station Given Stern Advice

‘You have to commit yourself to becoming the election official to ensuring that you’re apolitical.’

Beware of Fake News, Misinformation, Nand Tells Poll Presiding Officers
NEWS

Beware of Fake News, Misinformation, Nand Tells Poll Presiding Officers

The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) is training more than 7000 participants as Presiding Officers and out of that numb...

Election Writ In A Month?
NEWS

Election Writ In A Month?

“We are now possibly one month away from the possible issue of the writ,” Mr Saneem said.

Local Seafarers Need To Broaden Knowledge On Security Code
SHIPPING

Local Seafarers Need To Broaden Knowledge On Security Code

There is a need for local seafarers to broaden their knowledge about International Ships and Port Facility Security ...

80% Students Attendance For First Week Of School
NEWS

80% Students Attendance For First Week Of School

The Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts recorded this attendance in schools around the country, according to Pe...

9% Of ECE Teachers Are Degree Holders: Permanent Secretary
NEWS

9% Of ECE Teachers Are Degree Holders: Permanent Secretary

Out of the 1335 early childhood education (ECE) teachers teaching in 864 schools, 9 per cent were Bachelor’s Degre...

Insurance Industry Remains Resilient in 2020, Challenges to Get Young Generation Insured
SUNBIZ

Insurance Industry Remains Resilient in 2020, Challenges to Get Young Generation Insured

Fiji’s insurance industry remained resilient in 2020, registering a positive growth, despite challenges during the...

Sponsorship Boost Navy’s Debut In 9s Tourney
Rugby, SPORTS

Sponsorship Boost Navy’s Debut In 9s Tourney

The newly formed Navy Albatros rugby league team yesterday received a boost with Bula Outsourcing stepping in to spo...

Squad Named For World Cup Qualifier
Cricket, SPORTS

Squad Named For World Cup Qualifier

A 30-member national team training squad was announced following the final of the Cricket Fiji Easter Championship.

Our Sevens Team, Officials Returning Home Soon
Rugby, SPORTS

Our Sevens Team, Officials Returning Home Soon

The Fiji Airways Fijian sevens team are expected back in the country this week, says Fiji Rugby chief executive offi...

Bulitavu: PM Delivers
NEWS

Bulitavu: PM Delivers

“It’s a fact that FijiFirst has achieved a lot for rural and peri-urban communities. Things are looking good for...

Bus, Carrier Stands Relocation Will Suit Vendors: Dutt
NEWS

Bus, Carrier Stands Relocation Will Suit Vendors: Dutt

Savusavu Town Council chief executive officer Seema Dutt said the bus stand, carrier stand and taxi stand had always...

6 Left Homeless After Fire Destroys House
NEWS

6 Left Homeless After Fire Destroys House

The owner of the house, Munsami Chetty, said they were all asleep when the fire started around 1:20am.

‘Fiji Can Be Proud for Being No. 1’
SUNBIZ

‘Fiji Can Be Proud for Being No. 1’

Fiji can be rightly proud for ranking Number One in the Economic Intelligence Unit’s Asia travel readiness index, ...

Fiji  On High Alert With Severe Acute Hepatitis
NATION, NEWS

Fiji On High Alert With Severe Acute Hepatitis

Fiji is on high alert following an advisory from the World Health Organisation of an outbreak of severe acute hepati...

Court Order: Amadea Not Allowed To Leave Fiji Waters
NATION, NEWS

Court Order: Amadea Not Allowed To Leave Fiji Waters

The Civil High Court of Suva has granted an order for superyacht Amadea to be restrained from leaving Fijian waters....

China’s GDP Expands 4.7 Percent In First Quarter
SUNBIZ

China’s GDP Expands 4.7 Percent In First Quarter

China’s economy got off to a steady start in the first quarter of 2022 despite challenges from an increasingly com...

Fijian-born Kiwi Kumar Invests $70K in Restaurant
SUNBIZ

Fijian-born Kiwi Kumar Invests $70K in Restaurant

Confidence in the Fijian Government motivated Fijian born to open his first restaurant in Tavua. AFC Fried Chicke...

$7.1m Korovou Bridge to be completed in July
NATION, NEWS

$7.1m Korovou Bridge to be completed in July

The $7.1 million Korovou Bridge along the Kings Road in Tavua will be completed by July. This has been confirmed ...

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