coronavirus

Swiss Armed Forces Chief Tests COVID-19 Positive
WORLD

Swiss Armed Forces Chief Tests COVID-19 Positive

He is 54 years old and has been the Swiss army chief since January 1, 2020.

Several White House Staffers Reportedly Test Positive For Coronavirus
WORLD

Several White House Staffers Reportedly Test Positive For Coronavirus

Routine COVID-19 tests for journalists covering the White House were delayed Wednesday because they were told by Whi...

Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered
NEWS

Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered

“I have to check, I think it is four or five, but anyway two have recovered and they would have gone home accordin...

New COVID-19 Cases In New Zealand An Eye-Opener For Us
Analysis

New COVID-19 Cases In New Zealand An Eye-Opener For Us

There are many new things about the coronavirus which the scientists are discovering every single day. This is why ...

Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death
NEWS

Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death

Health and Medical Services Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete announced this in a press conference the last hour.

U.S. Dollar Tanks Amid Coronavirus Concerns
SUNBIZ

U.S. Dollar Tanks Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The greenback was under pressure as traders were worried that a continued spike in U.S. coronavirus cases would thre...

Social Media And Its Creative Challenges
Opinion

Social Media And Its Creative Challenges

Social media is a gold mine for new and creative trends – some can be very entertaining and some fall in my inspir...

COVID-19: Patient 7, Mohammed Imroz, Thanks Health Ministry
NEWS

COVID-19: Patient 7, Mohammed Imroz, Thanks Health Ministry

Mr Imroz was patient seven, his wife is Afrana Arzu, patient six, and their daughter, Fadilah Bi, is patient 11. His...

Nila Beach Resort On Sale But At A Lower Market Price Than Expected
SUNBIZ

Nila Beach Resort On Sale But At A Lower Market Price Than Expected

Owner Mohan Chinnusamy said yesterday that he had initially wanted to sell the resort for between $18m - $20m, but t...

PM: Fiji Flattens COVID-19 Curve With 44% Recovery
COVID-19

PM: Fiji Flattens COVID-19 Curve With 44% Recovery

Mr Bainimarama said this as 8 people of the 18 cases of COVID-19 have recovered as of yesterday.

COVID-19: Good News And Bad News Arrive With Latest Virus Cases
COVID-19

COVID-19: Good News And Bad News Arrive With Latest Virus Cases

Lautoka confinement ends 5am this morning. The 13th case is the mother of patient number three, 14th case is the wif...

Why We Need Each Other Now?
COVID-19, Opinion

Why We Need Each Other Now?

It is clear that none of us is safe until everyone else is safe. The developing world is not woefully ill-equipped t...

On The Frontlines: Nurse Pratika Singh
COVID-19, Feature

On The Frontlines: Nurse Pratika Singh

Nurse Pratika Singh exemplifies commitment to curb spread of deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). She’s been away from h...

Another 48 Arrests On The Third Night Of National Curfew
Crime & Court

Another 48 Arrests On The Third Night Of National Curfew

Many that have been arrested were either returning from a social gathering or a kava session at friends or relatives...

Taxi Owners Advised To Revise Contracts
NATION

Taxi Owners Advised To Revise Contracts

For some taxi bases in Savusavu, some drivers are contracted to pay between $250 to $300, says Savusavu Taxi Associa...

India’s Resilience Is A Big Hope For 1.3 Billion People Against Coronavirus
WORLD

India’s Resilience Is A Big Hope For 1.3 Billion People Against Coronavirus

1311 positive cases of Coronavirus and 38 deaths till March 31st morning in India, remains a mysteriously low number...

COVID-19: 5000 Rental Vehicles Feel The Pinch
SUNBIZ

COVID-19: 5000 Rental Vehicles Feel The Pinch

Association president Mohammed Safik said 5000 rental vehicles were affected as a consequence of the coronavirus imp...

Stallions Plan Ahead
SPORTS

Stallions Plan Ahead

NRU president Tiko Matawalu said their final plan (called Plan C), if there is no rugby played this season, then the...

Don’t Lose Hope, Leawere Urges Under-20 Players
SPORTS

Don’t Lose Hope, Leawere Urges Under-20 Players

The Vodafone Fijian Under-20 head coach Kele Leawere said the cancellation of the World Rugby U20 Championship due t...

COVID-19: Renters, Mortgage Holders Will Need Some Form Of Relief To Beat The Crisis
Analysis

COVID-19: Renters, Mortgage Holders Will Need Some Form Of Relief To Beat The Crisis

Banks and financial institutions are in the best position to help Government keep the wheels of the economy turning....

Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi
SPORTS

Don’t Panic, We Can: Derenalagi

Battling coronavirus is like playing 7s where your target is to win: Meli Derenalagi

First Things First, Let’s Ride Out Crisis
Analysis

First Things First, Let’s Ride Out Crisis

Even the world superpowers duck for cover as they scramble to find the easiest way to negate the pandemic.

Sign Interpreter Cook Vilified On Social Media
NATION

Sign Interpreter Cook Vilified On Social Media

After Thursday’s announcement, which was live on national television, keyboard warriors took to social media and a...

COVID-19: What’s Cancelled, Postponed And Suspended
NATION

COVID-19: What’s Cancelled, Postponed And Suspended

Here is a list of events and competitions that we will keep updating during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan
SUNBIZ

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan

“International cargo ships will be allowed in Fiji, we are monitoring the situation very closely,” Mr Karan said.

COVID-19: Nine Sacrifice Employment For Colleagues
SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Nine Sacrifice Employment For Colleagues

Nine Pacific Destinations employees have sacrificed their employment so that their other colleagues may continue to ...

Fijian 7s Players Monitored: O’Connor
SPORTS

Fijian 7s Players Monitored: O’Connor

This followed after two members of the Australian 7s team were tested for coronavirus forcing Rugby Australia headqu...

University Graduations In Suva Cancelled
NEWS

University Graduations In Suva Cancelled

USP apologised to all graduating students and families, saying this unprecedented action had been taken “to preser...

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