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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...

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

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...

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...

Suva Primary School Teachers To Assist Students
NATION

Suva Primary School Teachers To Assist Students

Mr Singh said the teachers were also advised not to pressure their students with school work.

Australia, NZ Police Force Conduct Training For Fiji Officers
NATION

Australia, NZ Police Force Conduct Training For Fiji Officers

Facilitating the training was Australian Federal Police Liaison Officer Superintendent of Police (SP) Glen Fisher.

Former Diplomat Mara Denies Fraud Charges
Crime & Court

Former Diplomat Mara Denies Fraud Charges

Mara’s lawyer, Sharoneel Deo from R Patel Lawyers, told the court that if the prosecution would be able to prove a...

$55.5M Owed To 13 Council, Says Minister Kumar
NATION

$55.5M Owed To 13 Council, Says Minister Kumar

Ratepayers, including commercial and indus­trial businesses, have not been paying their rates on time.

Woman Touched By Makoi Taxi Driver’s Honesty
NATION

Woman Touched By Makoi Taxi Driver’s Honesty

Daiana Bola couldn’t be more thankful to Makoi taxi driver, Yogesh Prasad, who picked her and her husband up on Ju...

Alcohol Linked To Breach Of Curfew Arrests
COVID-19, Crime & Court

Alcohol Linked To Breach Of Curfew Arrests

The Western Division recorded four reports where all those arrested are farmers and were found drunk along the Ra area

162 RFMF Soldiers From Sinai In The Clear
NEWS

162 RFMF Soldiers From Sinai In The Clear

The soldiers served under the Multinational Force Observers (MFO). Their 12-month tour of duty extended to another f...

Rice Harvester To Benefit 200 Plus North Farmers
NATION

Rice Harvester To Benefit 200 Plus North Farmers

Worth $60,000, the machine was donated by China through the rice farming project.

Emele Takes Charge At SODELPA Party Office
Politics

Emele Takes Charge At SODELPA Party Office

She said it was time to reconsolidate and plan the way forward.

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted His Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Charged
Crime & Court

Man Who Allegedly Assaulted His Pregnant Sister With An Iron Rod Charged

He committed the offence over the weekend following an argument with his sister about their compound in Nabua.

Search Underway For Remand Prisoner Escapee Nakarawa
Crime & Court

Search Underway For Remand Prisoner Escapee Nakarawa

Nakarawa escaped with three others along the Nadi Back Road upon returning from their trial at the Lautoka Magistrat...

Fiji Corrections Service Farewells Retirees
NATION

Fiji Corrections Service Farewells Retirees

Retiring this afternoon, were Principal Corrections Officer Vika Vereivalu who served 34 years, Corrections Officer ...

Ba Raid Seizes Illicit Drugs Following Information From Public
NEWS

Ba Raid Seizes Illicit Drugs Following Information From Public

The arrests were successfully made following information from members of the public.

Defamation Case Judgement On July 24
Crime & Court

Defamation Case Judgement On July 24

Ravindra-Singh is alleged to have posted an unsubstantiated article titled “Regime Dirty Politics” on his Facebo...

Qiliho Praises Religious Leaders In COVID-19 fight
NATION

Qiliho Praises Religious Leaders In COVID-19 fight

On Sunday, churches around the country implemented strict measures to ensure that its members closely follow the res...

$660K Teachers’ Quarters Boost For Ballantine Memorial School
NATION

$660K Teachers’ Quarters Boost For Ballantine Memorial School

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said the investment expressed the importance of teachers and their contribution to...

New Fuel, LPG Prices To Be Effective From Tomorrow
NEWS

New Fuel, LPG Prices To Be Effective From Tomorrow

The new Fuel and LPG prices come into effect from July 1, 2020.

US Couple Stuck In Fiji Raise $60K For Animals Fiji
Feature

US Couple Stuck In Fiji Raise $60K For Animals Fiji

Here is their story of how a half-dead kitten - found at the entrance to the Nadi Market - changed their lives.

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