Lautoka

Young Rotarians Deliver Food Hampers
NATION

Young Rotarians Deliver Food Hampers

The Rotary Club in Lautoka (District 9920) has so far donated more than 100 food hampers to a number of families aff...

Corrections Officer Charged With Murder, Bailed
Crime & Court

Corrections Officer Charged With Murder, Bailed

Kanavo is charged alongside Onisimo Raboiliku, Semesa Bulikalougata and Suliasi Tubuna.

Using Sewing Skill To Assist Others
Feature

Using Sewing Skill To Assist Others

She said she had sewn and distributed 500 facemasks to corporate organisations and the Home.

Mother And Son Allegedly Obstruct Police Duties, Claim Assault
NEWS

Mother And Son Allegedly Obstruct Police Duties, Claim Assault

Mr Shiraz claimed that initially they co-operated with Police but they allegedly became aggressive when advised to r...

Health Inspector From Savusavu Charged For Possession Of Illicit Drugs
Crime & Court

Health Inspector From Savusavu Charged For Possession Of Illicit Drugs

The accused has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs after the substances analyzed re...

Missing Sisters: Father Believes ‘Witchcraft’ Led Daughters Astray
NATION

Missing Sisters: Father Believes ‘Witchcraft’ Led Daughters Astray

No details could be obtained of where the girls were, from the time they had left their parents on Thursday until th...

Family Of Five In Lautoka Struggle With Food Shortage
NATION

Family Of Five In Lautoka Struggle With Food Shortage

The 63-year-old said his plantation, located behind his home, provided food for his family of five. However, his cas...

Kata Keeps His Family Busy In Their Backyard Nursery
NATION

Kata Keeps His Family Busy In Their Backyard Nursery

An Air Terminal Services worker is keeping himself busy building a plant nursery before he resumes work next week at...

Residents Concerned About Man’s Alleged Use of Firearm To Shoot Animals
NATION

Residents Concerned About Man’s Alleged Use of Firearm To Shoot Animals

But the licence holder said he only wanted to protect his animals.

Lending A Helping Hand For 30 Minutes Of Your Time, Trio Assist Lautoka Residents
Feature

Lending A Helping Hand For 30 Minutes Of Your Time, Trio Assist Lautoka Residents

“The idea came to us during a random conversation. So we thought, why not make use of this opportunity and give ba...

Home At Last For Patients 5, 8 And 15: Mocelutu Tells Of COVID-19 Experience
COVID-19

Home At Last For Patients 5, 8 And 15: Mocelutu Tells Of COVID-19 Experience

The medical staff were awesome in doing their daily routine, checkups, making sure our health was okay, the food tha...

Nila Beach Resort On Sale But At A Lower Market Price Than Expected
SUNBIZ

Nila Beach Resort On Sale But At A Lower Market Price Than Expected

Owner Mohan Chinnusamy said yesterday that he had initially wanted to sell the resort for between $18m - $20m, but t...

PM: Fiji Flattens COVID-19 Curve With 44% Recovery
COVID-19

PM: Fiji Flattens COVID-19 Curve With 44% Recovery

Mr Bainimarama said this as 8 people of the 18 cases of COVID-19 have recovered as of yesterday.

26 Year Old Lautoka Man Charged With Murder Of Brother
Crime & Court

26 Year Old Lautoka Man Charged With Murder Of Brother

It is alleged that the accused lit a newspaper and threw it on the victim who was sniffing glue and locked him insid...

Man In 40s Charged For Robbing An Elderly Taxi Driver In Tavakubu
Crime & Court

Man In 40s Charged For Robbing An Elderly Taxi Driver In Tavakubu

The accused allegedly assaulted and robbed a 53-year-old taxi driver at Tavakubu on Saturday and stole cash, phone a...

Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj
NEWS

Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj

The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission wants to know why the arrest and detainment of Jone Masirew...

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...

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