COVID-19 pandemic

Council Provides Space For 30 Casual Vendors
NEWS

Council Provides Space For 30 Casual Vendors

Ms Dutt said the initiative was focused on providing equal opportunities to Savusavu residents to operate their busi...

Ali Ventures Into $50,000 Restaurant To Stay Afloat
SUNBIZ

Ali Ventures Into $50,000 Restaurant To Stay Afloat

Naidiri Seafood and Mai Kana restaurant, located along the Market Road, is a $50,000 investment.

Aussie Teacher Shows Passion For Children Of Namosi
NEWS

Aussie Teacher Shows Passion For Children Of Namosi

“Education to break the cycle of poverty, education to break the cycle of just drinking grog and being lazy. Educa...

Do Early Christmas Shopping, Avoid Crowds, North Customers Urged
NEWS

Do Early Christmas Shopping, Avoid Crowds, North Customers Urged

Mr Kumar said it was essential for people to continue following COVID safe protocols of mask-wearing, social distanc...

Tourist Arrivals Create Positive Vibes In Hotels
NEWS

Tourist Arrivals Create Positive Vibes In Hotels

“Today’s opening of the borders must be recognised by all including all stakeholders in the tourism industry and...

400 Tourists From Sydney, Australia, Here – Five Flights Arrive Today At Nadi International Airport
NEWS

400 Tourists From Sydney, Australia, Here – Five Flights Arrive Today At Nadi International Airport

individual lives have been affected in a very positive way, it has given them security, it has given them the source...

‘Fiji Times Reporting Selective’
NEWS

‘Fiji Times Reporting Selective’

International IDEA has since come out and said their “State of Democracy in Asia and the Pacific” report did not...

Retreat Revitalised Church Leaders: Reverend
NEWS

Retreat Revitalised Church Leaders: Reverend

“The retreat was a way to refresh and revive us with the message that was conveyed to us.”

Yellow Taxi Operators Get CareFIJI Accreditation
NEWS

Yellow Taxi Operators Get CareFIJI Accreditation

Drivers excited to get back to work once December 1 arrives

Minister Urges Teachers, Students To Keep Guard Up During Pandemic
NEWS

Minister Urges Teachers, Students To Keep Guard Up During Pandemic

“If we let our guards down then obviously, we are at risk and we need to keep ourselves safe,” she said.

SVC Students Excited To Be Back In School
NATION

SVC Students Excited To Be Back In School

"Now we also felt safe going back to school because we are all vaccinated.”

Students Graduate In New Normal Era
NEWS

Students Graduate In New Normal Era

The studies were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The students were plunged into a new reality of doing things.

Landlord Suspects Arson, NFA Probes Claim
NEWS

Landlord Suspects Arson, NFA Probes Claim

Mr Ali said the thought of seeing the tenant’s household items placed in a nearby bush while the fire happened als...

Fiji Hotel Worker Looks Forward To Diwali
NEWS

Fiji Hotel Worker Looks Forward To Diwali

Although the family missed out on the usual massive Diwali celebrations last year because of the pandemic, his famil...

Boxing Pressing On Regardless
Analysis

Boxing Pressing On Regardless

Who said professional boxing in the country is in the doldrums? Far from it, the global impact of the coronavirus pa...

Why Olympic Gold Medal Winning Coach Steps In For Cotter ?
SPORTS

Why Olympic Gold Medal Winning Coach Steps In For Cotter ?

This means Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter and his set of assistant coaches based in New Zealand will not be p...

Din’s Catering Business Paying Off Despite Challenges
Lifestyle

Din’s Catering Business Paying Off Despite Challenges

Mr Din, 29, who lost his job in January last year, started with his food business; Wise’s Food Fantasy Labasa, ins...

 Tappoo Performs In Free Thanksgiving Concert
NEWS

 Tappoo Performs In Free Thanksgiving Concert

“We can now collectively have such spir­itual functions, while adhering to all the COVID-19 protocols that are be...

Mum Sells Food Parcels To Pay Daughter’s Tertiary Fees During COVID-Pandemic Crisis
Lifestyle

Mum Sells Food Parcels To Pay Daughter’s Tertiary Fees During COVID-Pandemic Crisis

Losalini Raua, who has been selling fish and tavioka/dalo parcels for the past seven years in Seaqaqa, said she made...

Resilient Seaqaqa Vendors’ Plea
NEWS

Resilient Seaqaqa Vendors’ Plea

Ms Kumari hopes assistance from Government and non-government organisations are forthcoming to address the structura...

Council Begins Groundwork Upgrade Of Sukuna Park
NEWS

Council Begins Groundwork Upgrade Of Sukuna Park

In November 2020, when the plans were unveiled it was announced that the electronic charging docks for mobile device...

 Villager Encourages Locals To Be Kind, Offer Help
NEWS

 Villager Encourages Locals To Be Kind, Offer Help

“Most of these villagers were employed in resorts and hotels and had lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tourism, Hotel Workers Excited About Getting Back To Work
Lifestyle

Tourism, Hotel Workers Excited About Getting Back To Work

Many people from our tourism industry were excited to get back to work. With the reopening of the borders around Vit...

Electrician Diversifies Into Crab Sales To Support Income
NEWS

Electrician Diversifies Into Crab Sales To Support Income

“Regardless of being a private electrician, the pandemic has really affected my work because of the decline in dem...

Mum, Daughter, Friend Feed People Living On Nadi Streets
NEWS

Mum, Daughter, Friend Feed People Living On Nadi Streets

The trio were seen yesterday giving out food to the hungry, many of whom anxiously opened the pack and couldn’t wa...

Spice Expert Diversifies Export Range
SUNBIZ

Spice Expert Diversifies Export Range

He established his Nadi-based business, Ashwin Export and Import Company Limited, which trades in turmeric.

Frontliner Dad Finally Celebrates Father’s Day With His Children
Feature

Frontliner Dad Finally Celebrates Father’s Day With His Children

“I’m very happy to spend father’s day with my family since most of the time I spent at work during this pandem...

A New Business Venture For Navua Family
NEWS

A New Business Venture For Navua Family

Government is doing their bit to provide for affected Fijians, but we need to do our part also by finding means gene...

 $8.5m Building to Boost Capital City
NEWS

 $8.5m Building to Boost Capital City

I do not believe that in­vestment should be held back. If we have the ca­pacity to do something we should because ...

‘I Come With An Open Mind’
NEWS

‘I Come With An Open Mind’

“I come humbly as a person who is not perfect but learns for his mistakes, a person who has had his fair share of ...

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