Lautoka

Veidreyaki Passes Away
SPORTS

Veidreyaki Passes Away

Former national sevens coach Peni Veidreyaki passed away early this week in Lautoka. Veidreyaki had coached the nat...

5 Friends Bring Smiles To Lautoka Students
NATION, NEWS

5 Friends Bring Smiles To Lautoka Students

Five friends of the non-government organisation (NGO), Circle of Friends are on a mission to bring smiles to the chi...

Youth Club Offers Members Opportunity To Steer Away From Crime
NATION, NEWS

Youth Club Offers Members Opportunity To Steer Away From Crime

Several youths and children in Natabua, Lautoka are now engaged in community projects. Stating this, Ratu Aporosa T...

Chand Grateful For Ease Of Financial Burden
FIJI NEWS, NATION, NEWS

Chand Grateful For Ease Of Financial Burden

Sarat Chand, 60, says owning an 11-acre sugarcane farm at Drasa, Lautoka has always been a challenge. However, he w...

Australia Here For Business: Coach
SPORTS

Australia Here For Business: Coach

The Australian Men’s 7s team are here for business says, head coach John Manenti. The side arrived last Sunday an...

Sweeney Backs Fiji’s 7s Host Bid
SPORTS

Sweeney Backs Fiji’s 7s Host Bid

Fiji remains a suitable location to host one of the HSBC World Seven Series tournaments if given a chance, says a 7s...

Heavy Rain Warning Is Now In Force For The Western Division
NATION, NEWS

Heavy Rain Warning Is Now In Force For The Western Division

A Heavy Rain Warning is now in force for Northern Viti Levu (Tavua through Rakiraki to Dobuilevu), Western Viti Levu...

Paipai Community Members Make Temporary Crossing
NEWS

Paipai Community Members Make Temporary Crossing

Deo Karan Road Committee President Aman Chandra said the crossing was built with stems, timbers, tree branches which...

Landslide Continues To Disrupt Travel For Paipai Residents
NEWS

Landslide Continues To Disrupt Travel For Paipai Residents

“This is the only road access for the residents, this is difficult for them.

Damaged Irish Crossing Leaves Residents Stranded
NEWS

Damaged Irish Crossing Leaves Residents Stranded

“All the community members here contributed $1000 again and we tried to do a temporary access so we hired one digg...

Reddy Tells Villages $500m Target For The Agriculture Industry
SUNBIZ

Reddy Tells Villages $500m Target For The Agriculture Industry

Our target over the next ten years, we want to export non-sugar by $500million. This was the statement made by th...

Flooding, A Concern For Lomolomo Residents
NEWS

Flooding, A Concern For Lomolomo Residents

He said residents woke up on Sunday morning to damaged crops and plantations.

Let’s Go Local: Eco-Trax And Matanivusi Resort Tops Vela’s List
Let's Go Local, SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Eco-Trax And Matanivusi Resort Tops Vela’s List

“I grew up in the Fiji Police Barracks because my late father, the late Major Viliame Bale was the Director of Mus...

Let’s Go Local: Kamlesh Kumar – ‘I Would Love To Go To Taveuni’
Let's Go Local, SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Kamlesh Kumar – ‘I Would Love To Go To Taveuni’

Kamlesh Kumar, originally from Nadi, is the managing director of the newly-opened Taste of Sydney in Namoli Avenue, ...

Jone Biukoto Longs To Leave The Street Dwelling Life
NATION, NEWS

Jone Biukoto Longs To Leave The Street Dwelling Life

“Times are hard now and we have to fend for ourselves." "After this I will look for a place to stay,” he said. ...

Plans Underway for Lautoka’s Biggest Saturday Flea Market
SUNCITY

Plans Underway for Lautoka’s Biggest Saturday Flea Market

We are giving out the car park area for anyone who is interested to set up their stall.

139 Children Of Lovu HART Homes Hosted To A Christmas Party
NATION, NEWS

139 Children Of Lovu HART Homes Hosted To A Christmas Party

“We chose Lovu HART homes for this event because we visited them on numerous occasions to assist residents living ...

Jokhan Realtors Opens In Lautoka, Keeps Growing
SUNBIZ

Jokhan Realtors Opens In Lautoka, Keeps Growing

Jokhan Realtors Ltd has grown from strength to strength. The Lautoka branch was launched by the Minister for Educati...

Youths Assist Families In Need During Festive Season
NEWS

Youths Assist Families In Need During Festive Season

‘Government is doing their part in helping these people, but we also have to do our part.’

Tavua Couple Enter Not Guilty Plea To Manslaughter Charge
Court News, NEWS

Tavua Couple Enter Not Guilty Plea To Manslaughter Charge

It is alleged that the couple buried their seven-year-old daughter unlawfully in Toko, Tavua between December 1, 202...

Labasa Play Catch Up Games, Injuries A Worry
Fiji Sports, SPORTS

Labasa Play Catch Up Games, Injuries A Worry

The Babasiga Lions will fea­ture new faces when they take on Lautoka and Navua this weekend because the side is pl...

Coco & Coir Plans Expansion
SUNBIZ

Coco & Coir Plans Expansion

“I am planning to tap into the international market next year,” he said. Coco and Coir is a green business found...

Ba Targets Top Two Finish
Football, SPORTS

Ba Targets Top Two Finish

Lautoka coach Imdad Ali said: “Unfortunately, we went down to 10 players, but then the boys stood tall and we were...

Hit-And-Run: 21 Months Later
FIJI NEWS, NEWS

Hit-And-Run: 21 Months Later

“Every morning we think of him when he would leave home for work and every Sunday when we would have our church se...

Telecom Fiji Commences Nausori To Korovou Underground Fibre Optic Cable Replacement Project
SUNBIZ

Telecom Fiji Commences Nausori To Korovou Underground Fibre Optic Cable Replacement Project

“In this age of information and global connectivity, we as a country need to have a robust and future-proof infras...

Sugar Fund Announces More Promotions
SUNBIZ

Sugar Fund Announces More Promotions

For now, at least two have been identified - a disaster preparedness loan promotion, and an app for sugarcane farmers.

Oxygen Exclusive Casuals Opens Third Store
SUNBIZ

Oxygen Exclusive Casuals Opens Third Store

“The Hub was the first complex in Lautoka with varieties of stores which put Oxygen in a good position for busines...

Engineering And Agriculture – A Dynamic Duo
Business

Engineering And Agriculture – A Dynamic Duo

Founder and owner Kaushik Chand, an electrical and electronic engineering diploma holder began the set-up project af...

 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...

Let’s Go Local: Saweni Beach Underrated: Loma Mataika
Let's Go Local, SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Saweni Beach Underrated: Loma Mataika

"I have lived abroad in Japan, Australia, Bali, Germany pursuing my architectural studies and now having acquired a ...

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