Lautoka

Remanded Inmate Masirewa Died Upon Arrival At Lautoka Hospital
NEWS

Remanded Inmate Masirewa Died Upon Arrival At Lautoka Hospital

Meanwhile, Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said they were conducting investigations following claims that he was bea...

Man Who Snuck Into Lautoka Confinement Area Further Remanded
Crime & Court

Man Who Snuck Into Lautoka Confinement Area Further Remanded

Sina, a Kashmir resident in Lautoka is alleged to have returned from overseas and smuggled his way into the Lautoka ...

Cyclone Harold: Frightful Experience For Lautoka Resident
NEWS

Cyclone Harold: Frightful Experience For Lautoka Resident

“I was up by 5 am to get ready for work, the waves were something else. I’ve never seen the waves like that befo...

Roy Krishna Waives One Month’s Rent For Tenants
NATION

Roy Krishna Waives One Month’s Rent For Tenants

The 51-year-old said she and her son occupy the second flat at the bottom of the double-storey house, with the other...

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...

Curfew Accused On Bail, Some Remand
Crime & Court

Curfew Accused On Bail, Some Remand

Appearing before Magistrates Sufia Hamza and Charles Ratakele, the 17 accused are being charged with disobedience of...

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7
NEWS

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said: “If we lift the restrictions too early and ...

COVID-19: D-Day For Lautoka Confined Friday
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: D-Day For Lautoka Confined Friday

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said restrictions put on Lautoka due to COVID-19 could be lifted as early as Frida...

COVID-19: How Families Surviving In Confinement
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: How Families Surviving In Confinement

Mr Khan, 59, a painting supervisor at the Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa in Nadi, is one of the 25,000 people who ...

Tavakubu Village Bans Gathering Of More Than 10 People
NATION

Tavakubu Village Bans Gathering Of More Than 10 People

Mr Vuda said he thought best for the villagers and for the safety of their health and reduced the number to 10.

Senior Police Officer Charged For Allegedly Breaching Lautoka Lockdown Restrictions
Crime & Court

Senior Police Officer Charged For Allegedly Breaching Lautoka Lockdown Restrictions

The alleged selfish actions of the senior officer is deeply concerning and I have directed he be sent on interdictio...

Hindu Devotees Stick To Government Ban And Pray From Home, Mandir In Small Numbers
NATION

Hindu Devotees Stick To Government Ban And Pray From Home, Mandir In Small Numbers

Many Hindus in the country have started their Ram Naumi prayers at home because the temples have been ordered to sta...

Lautoka FNU Hostel Students In Need Of Sanitizers, Food
COVID-19

Lautoka FNU Hostel Students In Need Of Sanitizers, Food

FNU Acting Vice-Chancellor James Pounder is assuring all hostel students at the Natabua Campus and McGregor House th...

No Ground Zero Yet For Hoteliers
SUNBIZ

No Ground Zero Yet For Hoteliers

“This has undoubtedly been the most difficult event we could have ever imagined; to be faced with no choice but to...

University Of Fiji Vice Chancellor’s Alleged Helpers Charged With Disobeying The Law
Crime & Court

University Of Fiji Vice Chancellor’s Alleged Helpers Charged With Disobeying The Law

He is alleged to have picked up the University of Fiji Vice-Chancellor Sushila Chang from Anchorage Resort and trans...

Police Officers And Civilian Staff At Western Division Police HQ Under Quarantine
COVID-19

Police Officers And Civilian Staff At Western Division Police HQ Under Quarantine

A senior female officer had recently returned from overseas earlier this month and had undergone the mandatory 14 da...

COVID-19: Fiji Records 5th Patient, Nadi Airport To Shut Down All Passenger Travel Tomorrow
NEWS

COVID-19: Fiji Records 5th Patient, Nadi Airport To Shut Down All Passenger Travel Tomorrow

Be diligent. Be compassionate. And put those values into practice in everything you do.

6 Pearls Return Home
Netball

6 Pearls Return Home

Their departure was the result of the border control measures introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Fi...

Settlement Spokesperson Pleads For Assistance Within Confinement Area
NATION

Settlement Spokesperson Pleads For Assistance Within Confinement Area

Mr Sovau said he collected bottles and scrap metal along with other settlement members to provide for their families.

COVID-19: Restriction In Lautoka Could Be Longer, Can Extend To New Areas
NEWS

COVID-19: Restriction In Lautoka Could Be Longer, Can Extend To New Areas

Restrictions imposed on Lautoka could be prolonged, extended to new areas or even the entire country, said Prime Min...

Woman Recalls Last Conversation With Friend Krishnamma
NEWS

Woman Recalls Last Conversation With Friend Krishnamma

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the incident. She said they had recovered the body, and a post-mortem exam...

Don’t Blame Government, Says US Tourist
COVID-19

Don’t Blame Government, Says US Tourist

Mr Knapp chooses to remain positive despite the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Fiji, especially wi...

COVID-19: Fiji Police Crack Down On Lautoka Border Breach
COVID-19

COVID-19: Fiji Police Crack Down On Lautoka Border Breach

Help us and we’ll help you, Commissioner Qiliho tells public. But he warns that the full force of the law will com...

BTL:  How The Fiji Sun Got Through
Between the Lines

BTL: How The Fiji Sun Got Through

It’s also not about vans just driving through the checkpoint. Proper arrangements had to be put in place to have t...

Weather: West Residents Wade Through Flood Waters
NATION

Weather: West Residents Wade Through Flood Waters

A number of areas and roads in Lautoka were inundated with flood waters after the heavy rain in the Western Division...

Travel Restrictions In Lautoka, Schools And Non-Essential Businesses To Close From Midnight: PM
NEWS

Travel Restrictions In Lautoka, Schools And Non-Essential Businesses To Close From Midnight: PM

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama confirmed that the patient in question was identified, isolated and tested on Tues...

COVID-19: Lautoka Parents Take Children Home From School
NEWS

COVID-19: Lautoka Parents Take Children Home From School

At 1pm today, Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete confirmed through his Twitter handle ...

$5000 Reward For Answers To Husband’s Alleged Murder
Crime & Court

$5000 Reward For Answers To Husband’s Alleged Murder

Ranjani Devi believes foul play was involved and keeps on following up with the Criminal Investigations Department.

Nasilasila Family Lays Son To Rest
NATION

Nasilasila Family Lays Son To Rest

Mosese lost his life in an alleged hit-and-run incident last week.

Tanker Misjudges Size Of Bridge
NEWS

Tanker Misjudges Size Of Bridge

Police have confirmed that the driver of the tank truck that crashed into Vuda River, misjudged the width of the bridge.

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