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Man Accused Of Rape Acquitted
Crime & Court

Man Accused Of Rape Acquitted

Justice Chamath Morais said there were many contradictions in the complainant’s evidence and there was no denial t...

Bail For Drug Accused
Crime & Court

Bail For Drug Accused

Justice Chamath Morais presided over the matter and Adrienne Ali represented the accused.

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber
Crime & Court

Six Years Jail Time For Taxi Robber

Justice Daniel Goundar sentenced him to six years imprisonment with a non-parole period of three years.

Fijian Man Who died On repatriation Flight From India Had An Asthma Attack
NEWS

Fijian Man Who died On repatriation Flight From India Had An Asthma Attack

His body was evacuated when the plane was in transit in Indonesia and the process was done thoroughly under the heal...

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 ...

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...

USP Saga: BDO Report Only For Council
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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...

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...

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’
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Microplastics Affect Pacific Peoples’ Health, ‘People May Be Con...

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

$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 ...

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...

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...

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
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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...

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