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    Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

  Operation Wasawasa HMNZS Otago has intercepted and boarded a total of 10 fishing vessels, and investigated two yachts the past three weeks inside Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone. New Zealand

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    $760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

$760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

The $760 million Majestic Princess, a ship sailing for Princess Cruises will make its inaugural visit to Fiji on September 21. Kenua Fiji manager Leone Cabeiwai whose company does the

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    Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Eight months later nothing has been forthcoming about Ro-ro passenger vessel Queen of Melbourne’s services in Fiji. South Island Shipping Services Company managing director Ulaiasi Buivatu was tight lipped

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    Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

Forty-five villagers from the Island of Kabara in the Lau group were awarded with Boat Master and Class 6 licenses following three weeks of intensive Boat Master Licence (BML) and

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    Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL), the subsidiary company of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has implemented environment-friendly strategies in support of the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Green Pacific Port

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    Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

The possibility of training of Fijian seafarers specializing working on yachts was discussed at the annual Fiji and New Zealand Marine day at Port Denarau recently. The people-to-people  exchange programme

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    Warwick Hotels And Resorts Appoints New General Manager

Warwick Hotels And Resorts Appoints New General Manager

Tim Bathke has been appointed as the new area general manager of Warwick Fiji and its properties. Mr Bathke’s appointment is part of four new appointments at Warwick Hotels and

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    PS Employment And Productivity Commends Work Done By Quality Circles

PS Employment And Productivity Commends Work Done By Quality Circles

Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Salaseini Daunabuna has commended the role of Quality Circles (QC) in educating and training the staff through upgrading of

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    FHL Tower To Be Done In 30 Months

FHL Tower To Be Done In 30 Months

  More details about the Fijian Holding Limited 17-storey FHL towers in Suva have been released in two billboards put up at the construction site. Leading Chinese company, China Railway

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Essay Runners Up Annouced

  Essay Runners Up Annouced

The South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) yesterday announced the 1st and 2nd runner-up award recipients of the 2018 national essay

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FHL Plans To Become A Billion Dollar Company In 5-7 Years

  FHL Plans To Become A Billion Dollar Company In 5-7 Years

  Fijian Holdings Limited wants to become a billion dollar company in the next five to seven years, its chief

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FSC Rewards Employees

  FSC Rewards  Employees

  The Fiji Sugar Corporation was concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of employees in the workplace. Chief

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20 Officers Train In China On Anti-Narcotics

  20 Officers Train In China On Anti-Narcotics

Twenty Police officers will undergo training at the Yunnan Police College in China focusing on key phases of policing the

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Literacy, If It Was Important Then, It’s More Important Now Than Ever Before

  Literacy, If It Was Important Then, It’s  More Important Now Than Ever Before

Below is an analysis by Fiji National University Vice Chancellor Professor Nigel Healey in  commemoration of the annual International Literacy

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Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi needs a fire station because the area is developing into a prime residential area, says Parveen Bala, the

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Lautoka Mill Has Scheduled Stoppage

  Lautoka Mill Has Scheduled Stoppage

  The Lautoka Sugar Mill halted its operations yesterday to conduct an investigation and remedy abnormalities detected in its clarifier

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Success! Big Drop High Risk Foot Cases, Kidney Woes

  Success! Big Drop High Risk Foot  Cases, Kidney Woes

  There is an 80 per cent drop in high risk cases of foot problems and those with kidney functions

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Reddy Suggests Relocation For Nadi Villagers Long Term

  Reddy Suggests Relocation For Nadi Villagers Long Term

Minister for Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy toured several villages along the Nadi River yesterday to inspect the progress of

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Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery

  Bail Hearing Refused, Dismissed For Alleged $102,000 Robbery

Lasaro Tuberi and Penioni Nakavulevu charged with an aggravated robbery totalling $102,443 appeared before High Court Judge Justice Chamath Morais

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Planting Mangroves To Protect Fishing Grounds

  Planting Mangroves To Protect Fishing Grounds

  For families in the country mangroves are our lifeline, says Torika Lewaca. The 59-year-old Tavualevu villager is one of

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Why Teaching Touch, Valuable Job: 36-Year Veteran Ratuvutu

  Why Teaching Touch, Valuable Job: 36-Year Veteran Ratuvutu

  Teaching is a noble profession that shapes the character, calibre and future of an individual. After 36 years in

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China Gives $9.5M For Peacekeeping, Disaster Relief

  China Gives $9.5M For Peacekeeping, Disaster Relief

Fiji’s peacekeeping and disaster relief efforts saw a capital infusion of nearly $10 million in aid from China on Tuesday.

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Free Oral Health Check Pleases Villagers

  Free Oral Health Check Pleases Villagers

Many people in a village of Namosi received dental treatment for the first time thanks to the Fiji National University’s

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Former NFP Provisional Candidate Pleads Not Guilty To All Counts

  Former NFP Provisional Candidate Pleads Not Guilty To All Counts

It is alleged the man approached the woman and asked if he could spend the night at her house because

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China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake

  China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake

  People’s Republic of China and Fiji share common challenges, global interest and common defense partnership. The statement was made

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First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises

  First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises

Blue Lagoon Cruises’ Fiji Princess has its first female at the helm. Captain Sue Balekana is an experienced ship’s captain

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Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats

  Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats

More than 100 boats are part of the 35th Fiji Regatta now underway at the Musket Cove Island in the

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Chand Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Assault Charges

  Chand Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Assault Charges

The accused appeared before High Court judge Justice Daniel Goundar through Skype video conferencing and denied that on July 25,

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Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems

  Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems

Communities in the Pacific Islands are facing some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. Swire Shipping through

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