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Legal Term ‘Act of God’ Does NOT Mean That God Is Being Blamed
Analysis, Politics

Legal Term ‘Act of God’ Does NOT Mean That God Is Being Blamed

Please note that this legal term has been with us since 1863 under English Common Law which considered contractual o...

COVID-19: Loss Of Income Affecting Mental Health Of Taxi Drivers Claims Association
NEWS

COVID-19: Loss Of Income Affecting Mental Health Of Taxi Drivers Claims Association

General secretary, Ashwin Lal said the situation during the pandemic was getting worse because taxi drivers were not...

Mohammed Saheed, ‘Patient 9’, Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Mohammed Saheed, ‘Patient 9’, Granted Bail

The court heard that between March 24, 2020, and March 31, 2020, Saheed was in Labasa, allegedly breaching the self-...

COVID-19: Curfew, A ‘Big Blow To Sex Worker’
COVID-19

COVID-19: Curfew, A ‘Big Blow To Sex Worker’

Ms Monroe also claimed that most sex workers affected by the curfew or COVID-19 restrictions had moved to massage pa...

Doctors Offer Free Services To Those Who Lost Their Job As A Result Of COVID-19
Feature

Doctors Offer Free Services To Those Who Lost Their Job As A Result Of COVID-19

Dr Krishnan said it was important for everyone to look into others needs and find ways to conquer together through t...

Understanding God’s Purpose Empowers Us To Cope With COVID-19
Opinion

Understanding God’s Purpose Empowers Us To Cope With COVID-19

When we say a pandemic is an Act of God it should be looked at in its proper context. COVID-19 has brought us the w...

Lautoka Group Barter Fish For Supplies To Help Victims Of Cyclone Harold
NATION

Lautoka Group Barter Fish For Supplies To Help Victims Of Cyclone Harold

The Savu, Vugalei, Tailevu native said bartered items include baked goods to the Natabua Golden Age Home on Mother...

Saluting Our Unseen And Unsung Heroes
Opinion

Saluting Our Unseen And Unsung Heroes

From small acts of kindness to good deeds affecting hundreds of people, many Fijians are doing what they can to help...

Band Members Work To Survive In COVID-19 Era
COVID-19

Band Members Work To Survive In COVID-19 Era

Mr Nalawa said that the band relies on resorts and restaurants for their livelihood. Since the COVID-19 impacts bega...

Former Flight Attendant Takes Termination In Stride
COVID-19

Former Flight Attendant Takes Termination In Stride

He is among the 758 staff members who were terminated by the national airline because of setbacks from the pandemic

Over 2982 Arrests Recorded For COVID-19 Restriction Breaches, Social Gathering Tops List
Crime & Court

Over 2982 Arrests Recorded For COVID-19 Restriction Breaches, Social Gathering Tops List

Out of 2982, social gathering arrests topped the list with 1586, 1355 for curfew restrictions while 37 for other rel...

Labasa’s Health Inspector At Forefront Of COVID-19 Fight
Feature

Labasa’s Health Inspector At Forefront Of COVID-19 Fight

Since the announcement of the first COVID-19 patient, Ms Ubitau said she had to be physically and mentally prepared ...

Patient 9 Charged To be Produced In Court
Crime & Court

Patient 9 Charged To be Produced In Court

He has been charged with one count of failure to comply with orders and will be produced at the Labasa Magistrates C...

Solomon Islands High Commission Thanks Government For Returning Citizens
NEWS

Solomon Islands High Commission Thanks Government For Returning Citizens

Solomon Islands High Commissioner William Soaki said: “We are very grateful to the Fijian Government for giving us...

Education Ministry To Review Scheduled Opening Of Schools On June 16th
NEWS

Education Ministry To Review Scheduled Opening Of Schools On June 16th

This was revealed yesterday in Parliament by the Minister for Education, Rosy Akbar, who said schools would only ope...

Doctor Touched By People Losing Jobs, Offers Medical Services On Barter Basis
Feature

Doctor Touched By People Losing Jobs, Offers Medical Services On Barter Basis

Touched by the heart-wrenching news of people losing their jobs and only source of income because of the COVID-19 pa...

New Zealand Provides FJ$7.72m Budget Support To Fiji
NEWS

New Zealand Provides FJ$7.72m Budget Support To Fiji

This funding builds on the FJ$4.47 million budget support funding provided by New Zealand to the Government of Fiji ...

Man Hides In Drain To Avoid Arrest, Plan Fails
Crime & Court

Man Hides In Drain To Avoid Arrest, Plan Fails

In total sixteen (16) arrests were made, 14 in the Southern Division, while the Northern and Western Divisions both ...

Son Tests COVID-19 Positive, Mother Prays For Recovery
COVID-19, Feature

Son Tests COVID-19 Positive, Mother Prays For Recovery

A mother is praying for the fast recovery of her son, Parvishneel Raj, a Police officer who has been confirmed posit...

Let’s Go Local: Radisson Blu Fiji Resort Thinks Strategically And Keeps Business Open
SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Radisson Blu Fiji Resort Thinks Strategically And Keeps Business Open

Radisson Blu Fiji Resort quickly came up with ways to continue operating and in fact the resort has been kept open s...

Firefighter Tells Of Role In Fight Against COVID-19
COVID-19, NATION

Firefighter Tells Of Role In Fight Against COVID-19

The firefighter was part of the frontline team whose task was to decontaminate public transport and premises occupie...

Fiji Records 678 Visitor Arrivals For April, Compared To 76,813 In 2019
SUNBIZ

Fiji Records 678 Visitor Arrivals For April, Compared To 76,813 In 2019

The statement from the Fiji Bureau of Statistics said: “This decrease in numbers can be attributed to the worldwid...

Bainivalu Enters Not Guilty Plea
Crime & Court

Bainivalu Enters Not Guilty Plea

Bainivalu allegedly uploaded a malicious and misleading post on his Facebook account about COVID-19 that allegedly c...

Fiji’s Acting Chief Justice Says High Court Judges Order Was Invalid
NEWS

Fiji’s Acting Chief Justice Says High Court Judges Order Was Invalid

“He (Justice Temo) did so without consulting my office in any respect and my office became aware of his reviewing ...

No New Cases Of COVID-19 For Fiji In Past 30 Days
COVID-19

No New Cases Of COVID-19 For Fiji In Past 30 Days

She said the Fiji Centre for Communicable Disease Control (CDC) would continue to test as normal and would be expand...

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...

Fiji Government Indicates Further Relief For Private Sector, Including Second Round Of Help From FNPF
COVID-19

Fiji Government Indicates Further Relief For Private Sector, Including Second Round Of Help From FNPF

“COVID-19 has dismantled the economic fundamentals of many countries in the world, in our case we have seen what h...

No Changes To Health Protections Restrictions, Police Urge Fijians To Disregard Fake News
NEWS

No Changes To Health Protections Restrictions, Police Urge Fijians To Disregard Fake News

Commissioner of Police Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho said Fijians must source information from credible sources ...

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