COVID-19

COVID-19: NZ National Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Visiting Fiji
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: NZ National Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Visiting Fiji

A New Zealand national has been tested positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand who returned home after visiting his fam...

COVID-19: Budget Draws Praise, Fiji Rice Gives Help
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Budget Draws Praise, Fiji Rice Gives Help

In order to maintain food security, Fiji Rice Limited allocated 20 tonnes of rice seedlings for Ministry of Agricult...

COVID-19: FRU To Set New Date For Skipper Cup Kick Off
COVID-19, SPORTS

COVID-19: FRU To Set New Date For Skipper Cup Kick Off

Speaking to SUN sports yesterday FRU chief executive officer John O’Connor said plans for the new date are in prog...

COVID-19: Protocol For Nationwide Curfew
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Protocol For Nationwide Curfew

As announced by the Prime Minister, in order to minimise non-essential movement of Fijians, in Fiji’s bid to conta...

Between The Lines: Don’t Mess With Military
Between the Lines, COVID-19

Between The Lines: Don’t Mess With Military

Media were told not to approach returnees on the special Air New Zealand flight from Auckland.

COVID-19: Tailoring Business Affected In Labasa
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Tailoring Business Affected In Labasa

“I used to earn $60 to $70 a day, but now with COVID-19 in Fiji that has become my weekly income,” Mrs Lal said.

The Case Of Our First COVID-19 Patient: How Lack Of Truth Can Cost A Nation
Analysis, COVID-19

The Case Of Our First COVID-19 Patient: How Lack Of Truth Can Cost A Nation

This is why anyone displaying any symptoms or suspected symptoms of this deadly disease needs to honestly tell the h...

COVID-19: D-Day For Lautoka Confined Friday
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: D-Day For Lautoka Confined Friday

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said restrictions put on Lautoka due to COVID-19 could be lifted as early as Frida...

COVID-19: 82 Air New Zealand Passengers Quarantined
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: 82 Air New Zealand Passengers Quarantined

Prime Minister Voreqe Banimarama has stated: “Everyone who gets off our flights is being quarantined in government...

COVID-19: How Families Surviving In Confinement
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: How Families Surviving In Confinement

Mr Khan, 59, a painting supervisor at the Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa in Nadi, is one of the 25,000 people who ...

COVID-19: Bus Companies To Cut Trips
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: Bus Companies To Cut Trips

Vishnu Holdings chief executive Tuinaceva says they have merged trips to continue essential service, while in Taveun...

COVID-19: 32 Fever Clinics Operational In Fiji
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: 32 Fever Clinics Operational In Fiji

These clinics are operational from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm from Monday to Sunday and are based at strategic locations ...

COVID-19: 21 Fijians Arriving From Australia To Be Quarantined For 14 Days
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: 21 Fijians Arriving From Australia To Be Quarantined For 14 Days

The Fijian Ministry of Health and Medical Services with relevant government agencies will place all passengers witho...

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces
COVID-19, Island News

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said his ministry was working hard in ensuring all ...

COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew To Be In Force From Monday
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew To Be In Force From Monday

“When it comes to the type of activities and behaviours that we’ve discouraged to stop the spread of coronavirus...

COVID-19 Response Budget: A-G Outlines Relief For Business Houses
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

COVID-19 Response Budget: A-G Outlines Relief For Business Houses

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum, while announcing the COVID-19 response budget in Parliament last night, announced the following me...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Government To Convert Loans Into Equity
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Government To Convert Loans Into Equity

Government is in the process of acquiring Fiji National Provident Fund and Fijian Holding Limited’s shares in the ...

COVID-19: ADB Steps Up Assistance To Fiji
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

COVID-19: ADB Steps Up Assistance To Fiji

In the wake of COVID-19, Government has had positive discussions with the Asian Development Bank to top up its previ...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Water Meters Won’t Be Disconnected
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Water Meters Won’t Be Disconnected

“Through July 2020, the WAF has agreed to cart water to any area in Fiji impacted by water cuts –– regardless ...

Rape Trial Date Deferred As Defence Lawyer In Lautoka Confined Area
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Rape Trial Date Deferred As Defence Lawyer In Lautoka Confined Area

The court was informed that Mr Khan was in Lautoka, and there was no definite time frame as to how long the confinem...

COVID-19: Change Of Plans For Tokyo 2020
COVID-19, SPORTS

COVID-19: Change Of Plans For Tokyo 2020

The Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team will have to make changes in their plans after the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japa...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Nationwide Curfew In Fiji From Monday
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Nationwide Curfew In Fiji From Monday

While making his budget response speech in Parliament, Mr Bainimarama said the curfew will take effect from 10pm to ...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Elderly Travel Allowance Reduced
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Elderly Travel Allowance Reduced

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in announcing the COVID-19 stimulus budget said: “th...

Lynda Tabuya, Doctor In Custody Overnight For Alleged Breach Of Public Order Act
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Lynda Tabuya, Doctor In Custody Overnight For Alleged Breach Of Public Order Act

Ms Tabuya was taken in for questioning by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at around midday ...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Government To Top Up Accounts
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Government To Top Up Accounts

Those who have less than $1000 in their Fiji National Provident Fund account, and are eligible for withdrawal, will ...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Opposition Tries To Stall Proceedings
COVID-19, Politics

COVID-19 Response Budget: Opposition Tries To Stall Proceedings

Leader of Opposition Sitiveni Rabuka moved a point of order asking the Speaker of the House Ratu Epeli Nailatikau if...

COVID-19 Response Budget: Nawaikula’s Rants On Virus Labelled As ‘Despicable’
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: Nawaikula’s Rants On Virus Labelled As ‘Despic...

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete labelled SODELPA Member of Parliament Niko Nawaikul...

COVID-19 Response Budget: 20% Pay Cut for Ministers And All MPs
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: 20% Pay Cut for Ministers And All MPs

While announcing this last night, Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said there would not...

COVID-19 Response Budget: $40M Top-Up To Health Ministry For COVID-19 Fight
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: $40M Top-Up To Health Ministry For COVID-19 Fight

The top-up means supplies like face masks to complex and expensive equipment like ventilators in hospitals can be pu...

Lautoka FNU Hostel Students In Need Of Sanitizers, Food
COVID-19

Lautoka FNU Hostel Students In Need Of Sanitizers, Food

FNU Acting Vice-Chancellor James Pounder is assuring all hostel students at the Natabua Campus and McGregor House th...

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