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Quarantine Slipup: Couple Released By Doctor 6 Days Short Of Mandatory Quarantine Period
NEWS

Quarantine Slipup: Couple Released By Doctor 6 Days Short Of Mandatory Quarantine Period

The couple had spent two-and-a-half months in Auckland to visit their son. They arrived in Nadi on May 13, 2020. A t...

Fiji Police Investigate Saweni Road Death Incident
NEWS

Fiji Police Investigate Saweni Road Death Incident

Police alleged that the late Private Ledua was hit by a vehicle while walking. They have yet to determine if the all...

Stationery, School Uniforms Burnt In Lautoka Home Fire
NATION

Stationery, School Uniforms Burnt In Lautoka Home Fire

The fire, which occurred around 9.30am, is believed to have started from inside the two-bedroom home.

Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off
Feature

Raj Revives Talent After Being Laid Off

He has bartered 10 paintings and sold another 10. The price for his artwork depends on its size.

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week
Crime & Court

Employment Relations Court To Rule On ATS Workers’ Case Next Week

Mr Sharma told the court that the ultimate relief for those with terminated contracts was employment grievance becau...

Blaze Robs Lautoka Family Of Their Home
NEWS

Blaze Robs Lautoka Family Of Their Home

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said officers from the National Fire Authority managed to control the fire from spr...

Life After Sports: Taito Bula Still Going Strong At 53
SPORTS

Life After Sports: Taito Bula Still Going Strong At 53

His speed, uncanny dribbling skills, powerful right footer, aggressive approach and never-say-die attitude was a nig...

Former Hotel Worker Returns To Toil Land
Feature

Former Hotel Worker Returns To Toil Land

After being laid off from work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr Nabolo and his wife, a school teacher at Mulomul...

Konrote, Heart Of A Soldier
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Konrote, Heart Of A Soldier

The interview with President, Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote was made possible through the request of ...

Teidamu Tragedy: 6 Year Old Evelyn Wanted  To Be A Nurse
NEWS

Teidamu Tragedy: 6 Year Old Evelyn Wanted To Be A Nurse

“When the school closed, she wanted to spend time with her grandparents from her mother’s side but before she le...

Taxi Driver, Daughter Perish In Fire At Teidamu Hill Top
NEWS

Taxi Driver, Daughter Perish In Fire At Teidamu Hill Top

A 37 year old taxi driver and his 6year old daughter have been identified as victims of a fatal fire in Lautoka this...

Navutu Flea Market Brings In Steady Income For Vendors
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Navutu Flea Market Brings In Steady Income For Vendors

The flea market is located across from the Energy Fiji Limited Depot in Navutu, Lautoka. The five-acre land where th...

Stuck Onboard New Guinea Chief
NATION

Stuck Onboard New Guinea Chief

Like the numerous countries they’ve docked at over the past five months, the 25 crew members can not disembark bec...

Villager: Requests Going Back To Ratu Mara’s Time Now Fixed By PM
NATION

Villager: Requests Going Back To Ratu Mara’s Time Now Fixed By PM

Mr Turuva is grateful to Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and his Government for answering their plea for a seawall...

Suspect In Alleged Party Posts Questioned For Rape
Crime & Court

Suspect In Alleged Party Posts Questioned For Rape

Police Spokesperson Ana Naisoro said he was questioned and released in compliance with the maximum 48-hour custody p...

Police Investigating Alleged Rape Of 4 Year Old In Lautoka
Crime & Court

Police Investigating Alleged Rape Of 4 Year Old In Lautoka

The victim had gone to sleep with her mother the night before and in the middle of the night was discovered missing ...

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
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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...

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