Rakiraki

Sakina Bi Grateful To Council For Market Space
NATION

Sakina Bi Grateful To Council For Market Space

Ms Bi was one of seven who lost their business to the fire that broke out late last month.

Early Morning Fire Destroys Home In Rakiraki
NATION

Early Morning Fire Destroys Home In Rakiraki

The incident occurred around 2am.

3 Bedroom House In Rakiraki Razed By Fire
NEWS

3 Bedroom House In Rakiraki Razed By Fire

There were no casualties reported as the woman who was inside the house managed to escape, while her son was away wh...

TISI Sangam Rakiraki Invests In New School Block For Penang High School
NATION

TISI Sangam Rakiraki Invests In New School Block For Penang High School

Rakiraki TISI president San Gounder said the project had been in the pipeline for some time.

New Market Empowers Women: Bainimarama
NEWS

New Market Empowers Women: Bainimarama

Rakiraki Market Vendors Association president Varanisese Maisamoa was proud to be part of a historic moment for Raki...

Businessman Helps Firefighters, Sends Water Trucks To Help Douse Fire
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Businessman Helps Firefighters, Sends Water Trucks To Help Douse Fire

Two of those trucks were nearby so he sent it out to assist the firefighters after which he called in all his remain...

Business Communities should take Fire Safety Seriously: National Fire Authority CEO
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Business Communities should take Fire Safety Seriously: National Fire Authority CEO

Seeing a spike in commercial fire occurrences, the NFA is urging the public and business owners to start taking fire...

Quick Response From Firefighters Contains Fire In Rakiraki Town
NATION

Quick Response From Firefighters Contains Fire In Rakiraki Town

Eye witness, Ilaisa Vakaloloma, the Works Manager for the Rakiraki Town Council, says it is believed that the fire b...

Desilting Works To Reduce Rakiraki Town Floods
NATION

Desilting Works To Reduce Rakiraki Town Floods

Minister for Agriculture, Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy commissioned the works at the Nakauvadra River in...

Fire Partly Destroys House In Caulasi, Rakiraki
NEWS

Fire Partly Destroys House In Caulasi, Rakiraki

The property owned by a 73-year-old woman was being occupied by three tenants who were not home when the incident oc...

Rakiraki Records 3 Dengue Cases, 15 In Ra Province
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Rakiraki Records 3 Dengue Cases, 15 In Ra Province

“These cases are because of TC Harold; there were a lot of branches, trees and tyres laying around as breeding pla...

COVID-19: Resort Assists Lautoka Affected Residents
NEWS

COVID-19: Resort Assists Lautoka Affected Residents

Resort owner and manager Savita Gounden said they were happy to help affected families during this period.

Minister Kumar Keeps A Tab On West Towns, City Projects
NATION

Minister Kumar Keeps A Tab On West Towns, City Projects

“The main purpose of my visit is to see how well we were getting on with our projects. We have a number of develop...

Ba Women Make 1500 Bags For Rakiraki Vendors
NATION

Ba Women Make 1500 Bags For Rakiraki Vendors

The Rakiraki and Tavua Town Council Board of Special Administrators Chairperson, Mark Hirst- Tuilau, said apart from...

17-Year-Old Student Charged With Unlawful Possession Of Illicit Drugs
NEWS

17-Year-Old Student Charged With Unlawful Possession Of Illicit Drugs

The raid was conducted on Monday where officers discovered 5 sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana.

Rakiraki Family Loses Breadwinner In Drum Explosion
NATION

Rakiraki Family Loses Breadwinner In Drum Explosion

Mr Reddy died after the drum he was welding exploded at his workplace in Vatumami, Rakiraki, near his home.

Rakiraki Man Dies In A Welding Drum Explosion
NEWS

Rakiraki Man Dies In A Welding Drum Explosion

A 44-year-old man of Rakiraki died yesterday after sustaining serious injuries when the drum he was welding exploded.

Usha Investment Launches Its Website To Improve Business
SUNBIZ

Usha Investment Launches Its Website To Improve Business

Company director Ripon Baral said with the launch of the website, it means using the latest technology to create awa...

Rakiraki Economy Needs Stimulation
SUNBIZ

Rakiraki Economy Needs Stimulation

The calls have included suggestions for local businesses to set up factories in the tax free zone, which runs from R...

Maisamoa Dedicates Award To Rakiraki Market Vendors
NATION

Maisamoa Dedicates Award To Rakiraki Market Vendors

She scooped the FMVA President’s award for her continued support in empowering women vendors at the market.

Dutch Team Recommends Model For Ba Catchment
NATION

Dutch Team Recommends Model For Ba Catchment

A Dutch Disaster Risk Reduction team has recommended a hydrodynamic model for the Ba catchment area to avoid floods ...

Woman Who Died From Burns May Have Harmed Herself: Police
NEWS

Woman Who Died From Burns May Have Harmed Herself: Police

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said at this stage it was still a case of interest as investigators were still carr...

Police investigate Death Of Woman After Burns
NEWS

Police investigate Death Of Woman After Burns

A woman has died after sustaining burns. We only received the report today (yesterday) as it was not initially repor...

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF
SHIPPING

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF

MSAF is calling on local ship operators to adhere to their berthing and departure schedules to avoid congestions at ...

50 Women Become Constables After Passing Out Parade
Feature

50 Women Become Constables After Passing Out Parade

For Rakiraki lass, Shimona Nandini Jeet, this was also a present to her parents from the rural farming community in ...

Four Senior FSC Lautoka Executives Now Redundant
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Four Senior FSC Lautoka Executives Now Redundant

FSC paid out $900,000 in redundancy packages for these employees, who were deployed at the Rarawai and Lautoka Mills...

Toddler, 1, Dies In Road Accident, A Day Before His Birthday Celebrations
NATION

Toddler, 1, Dies In Road Accident, A Day Before His Birthday Celebrations

The family of one-year-old Vilimoni Tuiravotu were looking forward to celebrating his birthday today. Instead, their...

67-year-old Man Allegedly Hit By Taxi On His Way to Friend’s Place
NATION

67-year-old Man Allegedly Hit By Taxi On His Way to Friend’s Place

Ashmita Devi said her family were still trying to come to terms with the loss of her father-in-law after a car accid...

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