COVID-19 pandemic

PM: Govt To Cover Cane Farmers’ Premium For 6 Months Of 2020
NEWS

PM: Govt To Cover Cane Farmers’ Premium For 6 Months Of 2020

Under the terms of the scheme, growers agreed to begin paying premium from July

Club Owner Turns Fishing Hobby To Business
Lifestyle

Club Owner Turns Fishing Hobby To Business

The ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted local club owner Krital Kriteshma of Nadi to diversify her ...

Vision Investments Records $15 .7M Profit
SUNBIZ

Vision Investments Records $15 .7M Profit

Chairman Dilip Khatri said the results cannot be directly compared with the previous year, as the previous year had ...

Amazing Fijians: Aspiring Teacher Sells Barbeque To Help Mum
Amazing Fijian

Amazing Fijians: Aspiring Teacher Sells Barbeque To Help Mum

Mr Chand has been running a barbeque stall a few metres away from his home in Wailoku on Fridays and Saturdays. H...

Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong
NATION

Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong

He urged oral health workers to play their role during the level of uncertainty faced in Fiji.

St Thomas Primary Provides Lunch For 107 Needy Students
NATION

St Thomas Primary Provides Lunch For 107 Needy Students

Students are divided into three groups. Some students are fed everyday for five days and some fortnightly.

Senior Citizens Home Turns To ‘Barter For Better’ To Raise Funds
Feature

Senior Citizens Home Turns To ‘Barter For Better’ To Raise Funds

Chanel Home of Compassion – Fiji, a not-for-profit charitable nursing home in Tamavua, is looking to acquire more ...

Shoe4FijianChild Initiative Assists Less Fortunate Students
Feature

Shoe4FijianChild Initiative Assists Less Fortunate Students

Supplying less fortunate children with brand new pairs of school sandals has kept her busy since the pandemic hit Fiji.

Father Of Six Does Odd Jobs To Feed Family
Feature

Father Of Six Does Odd Jobs To Feed Family

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fijian of Solomon Island descent was laid off from his job on a foreign-owned fish...

Ryan Warns
SPORTS

Ryan Warns

Olympic gold medal winning coach believes the Tokyo Games will be tougher as teams have learnt from their mistakes i...

Adult And Children’s Diapers, Baby Milk And Groceries Top Requests From Needy
NATION

Adult And Children’s Diapers, Baby Milk And Groceries Top Requests From Needy

The common items requested by many Fijian families in need following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic includes ad...

Vision China Event Highlights Key Role Of Science In Fighting Outbreak
WORLD

Vision China Event Highlights Key Role Of Science In Fighting Outbreak

Themed "Fighting COVID-19: The Beacon of Science", the event, organized by China Daily, was broadcast on multiple me...

Don’t Despair Seek Help: Merekula
NATION

Don’t Despair Seek Help: Merekula

People are stressed and there is more than usual mental pressure brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a fact that...

51 Businesses Fiji-Wide Affected During COVID-19 Pandemic
SUNBIZ

51 Businesses Fiji-Wide Affected During COVID-19 Pandemic

Out of the 51 cases, we have resolved 44 cases, 7 are still in progress while 4 cases have been referred to the rele...

Sir Bill Beaumont Re-Elected As World Rugby Chairman
SPORTS

Sir Bill Beaumont Re-Elected As World Rugby Chairman

World Rugby Council elects Beaumont as Chairman for four-year term.

Things To Know About COVID-19 Restrictions
COVID-19, NEWS

Things To Know About COVID-19 Restrictions

Here are some of the important things you should know from Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech that will he...

Need For International Funding For Natural Disasters
Analysis

Need For International Funding For Natural Disasters

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has been calling on the international agencies to make funds available to the P...

European Union To Mobilise And Redirect €119Million To Aid Pacific Combat COVID-19
NEWS

European Union To Mobilise And Redirect €119Million To Aid Pacific Combat COVID-19

The EU action will focus on strengthening partner countries’ health, water and sanitation systems and their resear...

Between The Lines: COVID-19 Anger
Between the Lines

Between The Lines: COVID-19 Anger

BTL has been reliably informed that the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Labasa has been victimised.

ADB President, Attorney-General Discuss Support For COVID-19 Response
SUNBIZ

ADB President, Attorney-General Discuss Support For COVID-19 Response

Government has requested a US$200 million (FJ$460m) policy-based loan as part of sub-programme 3 of the ongoing Asia...

COVID-19: Laws, Information Regarding COVID-19
Analysis

COVID-19: Laws, Information Regarding COVID-19

Backed by ill-informed lawyers, some politicians are not questioning how effective the lockdowns are in keeping coro...

COVID-19: 5 Month Rent Holiday For Penioni Sale And Family
NATION

COVID-19: 5 Month Rent Holiday For Penioni Sale And Family

Sixty-nine-year-old sole breadwinner Penioni Sale is relieved after his landlord gave his family a five-month rent h...

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.

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: Universities Adapt To Restrictions
NEWS

COVID-19: Universities Adapt To Restrictions

The three universities are stepping up safety measures to protect staff and students in light of the COVID-19 pandem...

Fire Destroys Four Business Outlets In Nadi
NEWS

Fire Destroys Four Business Outlets In Nadi

Late on Friday night, four adjacent buildings located at the temple end of Nadi Town’s Main Street were damaged in...

95% International FJ Flights Stop
NEWS

95% International FJ Flights Stop

This is the most stringent scale back in the airline’s 68-year history.

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.

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