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Man asks for assistance regarding repossessed vehicles
A man who had a vehicle in Kadavu transporting goods to the wharf and another one that was usually h
4 hours ago
181 new cases of COVID since last Friday
Fiji currently has 229 active cases of COVID-19 after we recorded 181 new cases since Friday. 73
5 hours ago
Vaccination roll-out for children aged 5 – 11 years old will commence in the Central Division from tomorrow
The vaccination roll out for children aged 5 – 11 years old will commence in the Central Division
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24 police prosecutors attend ODPP Basic Prosecution Course
24 police prosecutors are undergoing a six week Basic Prosecution Course facilitated by the Office o
DPP
1 hour ago
CWM Hospital limits visitor numbers due to high number of patients testing positive for COVID
The CWM Hospital in Suva will be limiting the number of visitors in a day due to a huge number of pa
20 hours ago
Six dead in 4th July parade shooting near Chicago
Six people have been shot dead at a 4 July Independence Day parade near the US city of Chicago. T
5 hours ago

Tokasa Nadagalu wins latest Samsung A22 through Vodafone’s Flashmob promotion
It was a Saturday to remember for Tokasa Nadagalu of Tacirua as she was won the latest Samsung A22 m
3 days ago
NZ High Commission renews partnership with Leadership Fiji
Leadership Fiji has received a boost in the work it does in developing, mentoring and nurturing Fiji
20 hours ago
Concessional loans & grants are needed to drive education transformation - Kumar
International finance facility for education must be established to provide concessional loans and g
19 hours ago

Fiji secures another US$100 million loan from the World Bank
Fiji has secured another US$100 million loan from the World Bank to support the ongoing recovery fro
23 hours ago
COVID vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years to now start on Wednesday
COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years old will now begin on Wednesday through the sch
2 days ago
No speculation until investigations are complete - Police
Police are now saying it will not speculate on the circumstances surrounding the death of the 18-yea
2 days ago

Debut try for Sowakula as the All Blacks breeze past Ireland
It was a dream start in an All Blacks jersey for former Central College Lautoka student, Pita Gus So
2 days ago
Habosi and Ravouvou score on debut as Fiji thrash much fancied Tonga 36-0 in PNC
The Vodafone Flying Fijians put on a clinical performance to thrash star studded Tonga 36-0 in the P
3 days ago

04/07/2022
The late Hafizud Dean Khan always ensured the Muslim community was intact and girls & women were not left behind - Ali
The late President of the Fiji Muslim League, Haji Hafizud Dean Khan always ensured the small Muslim community in Fiji was intact and vigorously promoted unity amongst th
16 hours ago
Man asks for assistance regarding repossessed vehicles
A man who had a vehicle in Kadavu transporting goods to the wharf and another one that was usually hired out in Suva is asking for assistance from the government after bo
18 hours ago
Request made to pour more money into the Agriculture Ministry
A Nausori farmer has made a request to the Minister for Economy if more money can be poured into the Agriculture Ministry. While speaking during the budget consultatio
19 hours ago

Farmers can expect greater access to organic materials
Farmers can expect greater access to organic materials as the Ministry of Agriculture has formulated and produced mixture of bacterium culture to encourage farmers to est
19 hours ago
Fijians should not make any further contributions to PCN - Govt
Numerous complaints have been received that People’s Community Network Fiji members are still soliciting money from Jittu Estate community members as part of the Lagila
PCN
20 hours ago
SODELPA pays tribute to the late Hafizud Dean Khan
SODELPA has expressed great sorrow at the passing of Haji Hafizud Dean Khan, the President of the Fiji Muslim League. Party leader, Viliame Gavoka says Khan was a frie
21 hours ago

Nestle Fiji launches new 400g Milo pack
To ensure credit is given to those who have made a difference in people’s lives in the country, Nestle Fiji today launched their new 400g Milo pack with former Flying F
23 hours ago
Supervisor of Elections refers Haroon Ali Shah to FICAC
The matter where Fiji Labour Party representative, Haroon Ali Shah had made comments in relation to tender procurement practices of the government at a Fiji Labour Party
23 hours ago
Workplaces urged to take appropriate action as COVID cases escalate
Following reports that there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases at workplaces, the Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they expect owners and senior
24 hours ago

Be prepared for water disruptions in Suva-Nausori corridor due to low levels in Waimanu River
Be prepared for possible water cuts in the Suva-Nausori corridor as the Water Authority of Fiji says due to the current dry spell, the Waimanu River is starting to have l
1 day ago
Family seeks assistance to help locate 90-year-old missing man
A family is pleading for any information that will lead to locating 90-year-old Ram Jas Sharma of Waibogi Settlement, Sigatoka who has been reported missing on the 24th o
1 day ago
Govt must remove 15% import VAT on fuel - Chaudhry
Government must remove the 15% import VAT on fuel to give urgent relief to the people from escalating prices. This is the call from Fiji Labour Party Leader Mahendra C
1 day ago

Fiji Airways starts flights from Adelaide and Vanuatu again
Fiji Airways has started twice weekly flights from Adelaide to Nadi, offering Australians a fourth route for their tropical getaway. Fiji’s national airline also ope
1 day ago
World News: Several killed in Copenhagen shopping mall shooting
Several people have been killed in a shooting at a shopping centre in the Danish capital Copenhagen. Announcing the deaths, police chief Soeren Thomassen says a 22-yea
1 day ago
Sydney floods: Tens of thousands told to evacuate
A man has died and thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes amid torrential rain and flash flooding in Sydney. The area was hit by flash flooding in
1 day ago

Fiji Muslim League President passes away
The National President of the Fiji Muslim League Hafizud Dean Khan passed away yesterday at the age of 72. Khan was part of the Fiji Muslim League since 1985 and becam
1 day ago
Police officers to wear face masks from today
Police officers have been advised to wear face masks from today. Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says their work requires constant interaction with the public and lessons
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03/07/2022
Children walk 4-5km to reach school & mothers gave birth on their way to hospital due to bad road in Koromakawa
A request has been made by a villager of Koromakawa in the district of Wairiki for their road to be fixed as around 40 children from the village have to walk 4 to 5 kilom
2 days ago
Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness are ideals that countries like Fiji should live for - Rabuka
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are ideals that smaller countries like Fiji should live for and we would all be richer if we set these virtues as our moral com
2 days ago
Fijian and NZ Police provide support to the late Waka’s family
Fijian and New Zealand Police have provided necessary support to the late Laisa Maraia Waka’s son, constable Epeineri Tunidau and his family. Waka was fatally stabbe
2 days ago

Fijians experience the feel of Odisha, India at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra
Fijians experienced the music, dance, culture, taste and flavour of Odisha, India at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra in Lami last night. It was also a valuable moment for
2 days ago
Man dies after being swept away by strong currents in Serua
A man in his 30s has passed away after he was swept away by strong currents while trying to cross a flooded bridge near Naimasimasi Village in Serua last night. The ma
2 days ago
More stolen items seized by police
More stolen items have been seized by the Totogo Task Force team and people are being urged to contact police if they can assist them in identifying the items. Chief O
2 days ago

An officer’s ability to carry out duties is largely due to the support of family members - Qiliho
A police officer’s ability to successfully carry out their duty on a daily basis is largely due to the support of their family members according to Police Commissioner
2 days ago
30 girls & women to be offered grants by Westpac Fiji to continue or take up studies
30 girls and women will be offered grants by Westpac Fiji this year to continue or take up studies. This will be done through the bank’s Women & Girls Education
2 days ago
India bans single-use plastic to combat pollution
India has imposed a ban on single-use plastics on items ranging from straws to cigarette packets to combat worsening pollution in a country whose streets are strewn with
2 days ago

Man swept away by strong currents in Serua
A man in his 30s is missing after he was swept away by strong currents while he was trying to cross a flooded bridge near Naimasimasi Village, Serua last night. The ma
2 days ago
Families in Bua receive timely assistance
50 families in Lekutu, Nasarawaqa and nearby areas in Bua have each received $300 through Save the Children Australia and Save the Children Fiji in an effort to improve l
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02/07/2022
Tamavua Primary School will now be known as Jagindar Singh Primary School
Tamavua Primary School will now be known as Jagindar Singh Primary School after the Tamavua Education Society recognised Singh for his long and unwavering community servi
3 days ago
Complex eye surgeries will be available at CWM Hospital following training of staff
Some good news as a range of complex eye surgeries will be available at the CWM Hospital for the first time as eye care graduates at the Pacific Eye Institute in Suva are
3 days ago
You can start earning the minimum wage rate by just planting seedlings - Sayed-Khaiyum
You can start earning the minimum wage rate through the Jobs for Nature Program by just planting seedlings of mangroves, breadfruit and other trees according to Acting Pr
3 days ago

An honour to rub shoulders with the big names - Tela
Vodafone Flying Fijians flyhalf, Teti Tela says it is an honour for him to rub shoulders with the big names in the squad as they prepare to take on Tonga in the Pacific N
3 days ago
Marginalized, at risk and poor will now be able to get support through DHIVE Community Centre in Nadi
The marginalized, at risk and poor in the community will now be able to get much needed support through the opening of DHIVE Community Centre in Martintar, Nadi today.
3 days ago
Lote Tuqiri to assist Pacific workers under the Labour Mobility scheme in Australia
Former NRL and Wallabies star Lote Tuqiri will now help workers under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme to make a smooth transition in Australia after being en
3 days ago

Ravouvou relishing the chance to take on a star studded Tongan backline
Fijian Drua centre Kalaveti Ravouvou who will make his debut for the Vodafone Flying Fijians this afternoon is relishing the opportunity to play against a star studded To
3 days ago
20 people including 2 juveniles and a pastor charged with serious sexual offences
20 people were charged with a total of 47 counts of serious sexual offences last month. Of the 20 people charged, two were 17-year-old boys who were charged with four
DPP
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01/07/2022
6 cases of measles identified
6 new cases of measles have been identified in Fiji. 2 cases are in Labasa, 3 in Rewa and one case is in Nasinu. The Ministry of Health has initiated an immediate c
4 days ago
Fijian Shaheel Shermont Flair’s hilarious recreation of fashion shows a hit on social media scooping over 25 million views
Fijian TikToker Shaheel Sanil Prasad who is also known as Shaheel Shermont Flair is a hit on social media having over 25 million views for a single video, after he imitat
4 days ago
Minimum wage increases again today
The implementation of the second tranche of the National Minimum Wage and the Wages Regulations commences from today. The new rate for the national minimum wage will b
4 days ago

Vodafone Fiji celebrates it’s birthday by giving away $280,000 on their 28th birthday
On its 28th birthday, Vodafone Fiji is giving away $280,000 in cash and prizes this month. 31 lucky customers will each win $2,800 in cash prizes everyday with one win
4 days ago
Real estate agent tells AG a 2% commission is not sustainable
A real estate agent has told the Minister for Economy during the budget consultations that a 2% commission on the sale of a residential property is not sustainable for so
4 days ago
Supervisor of Elections says he wished new elections training for the media was compulsory but it is not
A new Fijian Elections Office virtual training called “e-vuli” has been launched today for the media, however it is not compulsory to undertake this training in order
FEO
4 days ago

We are still waiting for a response from the Ministry regarding food poverty issue – FCOSS
We are still waiting for a response from the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation in regards to the food poverty issue where some children are scavenging f
4 days ago
War on Ukraine and supply chain issue cause imported inflation to surge to 10% while domestic inflation stood at 3.4% - RBF
The war in Ukraine continues to subvert major commodity markets, supply chains and trading partner economies, causing imported inflation to surge to 10 percent while dome
4 days ago
Take decisive action to show compassion and empathy – Prof.Prasad
As an immediate measure, government must change its policy on charging duties on goods to ensure even a small reduction in the price of goods especially fuel, essential i
4 days ago

Man facing multiple counts of murder alleges his lawyer was working against him
A man who is facing multiple counts of murder has today alleged in the Suva High Court that his lawyer is being paid by the complainants to work against him. Tevita Ka
4 days ago
Fiji's economy on a better footing than Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan economist
Fiji is on a much better footing than Sri Lanka when comparing the two economies. These were the sentiments shared by Sri Lankan economist and Fiji Care Chairman, Dumit
4 days ago
Bus drivers must show compassion and empathy towards all children who board their bus with or without a bus card - Raj
The recent video which has gone viral, showing two young girls walking on a busy highway after being disallowed to board their school bus in Lautoka for not having their
4 days ago

26-year-old Blake shares her story named To Love and be loved on Domo Vou Talei Competition
After being beaten up and sworn at by her ex-partner, 26-year-old Sarah Blake shares her story in her song that says it all, “To Love and be loved.” Blake is one o
4 days ago
Protecting our ocean is crucial- Prime Minister
Fiji "means business" when it comes to protecting our ocean's health. This was stressed by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while speaking at a side-event on "Sustain
4 days ago
Man remanded for allegedly raping woman from his village
A man who allegedly raped a woman in his village has been remanded in custody. He will take his plea on the 20th of this month. The prosecution has been given 14 da
4 days ago

Man who raped stepdaughter to be sentenced next Wednesday
A man has been found guilty of raping his stepdaughter by High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar. He was charged with two counts of rape. It was heard in Court th
4 days ago
AG’s Office obtains leave to bring committal proceedings against Richard Naidu
The Attorney-General’s Office says they have obtained leave to bring committal proceedings against Richard Naidu in respect of a Facebook post which appeared on his Fac
4 days ago
Fijians will see an extraordinary grand aarti at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra program in Lami today - Prasad
Satsang Ramayan Mandali youths will perform a extraordinary choreographed aarti at the C J Patel car-park in Lami today to celebrate Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra 2022 program
4 days ago

1 new COVID death with 158 new cases
An 89-year-old unvaccinated woman with pre-existing comorbidities passed away from COVID-19 earlier this week. The Health Ministry says she was brought to the Valelevu
4 days ago

30/06/2022
Former SG, Sharvada Sharma appointed as USP’s Director of Professional Legal Training Programme
Former Solicitor-General, Sharvada Sharma has been appointed as the University of the South Pacific’s Director of Professional Legal Training Programme with the School
USP
5 days ago
People can soon find their polling venue after the launch of the Polling Venue Directory
You will soon be able to identify where you will be casting your votes in the upcoming general election as the Fijian Elections Office has launched its Polling Venue Dire
FEO
5 days ago
Those Fijians in NZ choose to look to the Rabuka of now and are uniting with me in the upcoming election - Rabuka
It was a relief to have been able to stop for a moment and dance with women whose parents may have been affected by the events of 1987. Those are the words of People
PAP
5 days ago

FLP does not act as a bailiff for FEO
The Fiji Labour Party does not act as a bailiff for the Fijian Elections Office. This is according to party leader, Mahendra Chaudhry after the Fijian Elections Office
5 days ago
No confirmation yet if there will be an increase in taxi fare
There is still no confirmation if there will be an increase in taxi fare as we have another significant rise in fuel prices from tomorrow. The Fiji Taxi Association ha
5 days ago
The alternative of not borrowing during the last 2 years would have been catastrophic - AG
Government debt is forecast to reach $9.1 billion, equivalent to 88.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product compared to a total debt of $5.2 billion at the end of July 2018 e
5 days ago

18 year old student found dead outside his girlfriend's home in Sigatoka
An 18 year old student has been found dead outside his girlfriend's home early this morning in Waiqali Settlement, Maro, Sigatoka. Police say it is believed to be an a
5 days ago
Parents say primary school students were forced to play in the dark
Some parents are raising serious concerns that their children were forced to play in the inter primary soccer at Ratu Cakobau Park in the dark last night and children wer
5 days ago
Fiji on it’s path to recovery with many sectors delivering improved results after the pandemic – RBF Governor
The feedback from the tourism industry reveals that hotel occupancy rates and revenue per available room are increasing rapidly, with some hotels performing better than t
5 days ago

Significant increase in fuel prices from tomorrow while significant decrease in gas prices
Get ready to dig much deeper in your pockets as there is a significant increase in fuel prices from tomorrow while there is some relief as there is a significant decrease
5 days ago
Bainimarama calls for serious ocean action commitments
‘We are not prepared to watch our reefs die, our fish stocks leave, and our communities be lost to the rising seas’. This message was relayed by Prime Minister Vor
5 days ago
Superwoman Rashida Khatoon defies all odds to open her new-look Zamzam Restaurant
Rashida Khatoon who lost her mother when she was four years old, says her passion for cooking started by helping her grandmother in cooking, and she has now opened the ne
5 days ago

FijiCare marks 30th anniversary with 2 international awards
FijiCare Insurance Limited has received the best Health Insurance Provider Fiji and the Best Digital Insurance Initiative Fiji by the International Business Magazine 2022
5 days ago
R. Kelly given 30 years in jail in sex abuse case
US singer R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex charges. In September, a jury in New York convicted the R&B artist of racketeering and
5 days ago
Fiji prepares to welcome Pacific leaders for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum
Leaders from across the Pacific region will be gathering in Suva for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings from the 11th to the 14th of next month. In a
PIF
5 days ago

55 structural fire incidents so far this year
55 structural fire incidents have been recorded so far this year, of which 5 are commercial and 50 are residential. The CEO of the National Fire Authority Puamau Sowan
5 days ago

29/06/2022
More support pours in for supply of oxygen for children who need it
More support has been received to ensure that no child dies from lack of oxygen through the donation of over $69,000. Earlier this year 4 cyclists, led by Reuben Tucke
6 days ago
Radrodro provided a sworn declaration to the FEO that her residential address is in Tacirua – FICAC witness
A FICAC witness has told the Suva High Court that SODELPA MP, Salote Radrodro has declared to the Fijian Elections Office her residential address as Tacirua Heights in Su
6 days ago
Chaudhry has refused to cooperate in serving the notice to his own party representative to correct his statement - Saneem
The Fijian Elections Office will now be taking steps to directly serve the notice issued to the representative of the Fiji Labour Party, Haroon Ali Shah requiring him to
FEO
6 days ago

NFP looking at the option of lodging a complaint against the AG
Budget consultations being held around the country by the Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has been labeled as campaigning for the elections by the National Feder
NFP
6 days ago
Bus operators do not condone this lack of compassion
The Fiji Bus Operators Association is appalled that two young students were prevented from boarding a bus because their bus cards did not appear to work. Association G
6 days ago
Fijian economy now expected to grow by 12.4% this year – RBF Governor
The Fijian economy is now expected to grow by 12.4 percent this year, up from the 11.3 percent growth envisaged earlier. The Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor and Chairman
6 days ago

2 girls found walking along the highway in Lautoka after bus driver did not allow them on the bus due to insufficient funds
Two primary school female students were lost for 3 hours as they were walking along the highway in the Lautoka area after the bus driver did not allow them on the bus bec
6 days ago
Radrodro stayed in Tacirua and has never stayed in Namulomulo Village - FICAC
SODELPA MP Salote Radrodro for all intent and purposes resided in Tacirua and has never stayed in Namulomulo Village in Bua but was making frequent visits in the weekend.
6 days ago
I want all children vaccinated - Dr Waqainabete
Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete has high hopes that all children will get the COVID-19 vaccination when they start vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 years old fro
6 days ago

6-year-old girl passes away in house fire last night
A 6-year-old girl has passed away after she was trapped in a house fire in Martintar, Nadi last night. The girl was home with a relative and an older sibling when the
6 days ago
World News: Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years over sex trafficking
Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in a US prison for helping disgraced former financier Jeffrey Epstein abuse young girls. Maxwell was convicted in Dece
6 days ago
World News: 50 migrants found dead inside a truck in Texas
The bodies of 50 migrants were discovered inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the U.S.-Mex
6 days ago

Another round of nationwide voter registration drive expected to be conducted
Another round of nationwide voter registration drive is expected to be conducted and details will be announced soon. Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem says this
FEO
6 days ago
1,955 trained in various livelihood skills through FRIEND Fiji
Single mothers, divorcees, widows and grandmothers make up the largest group of people who have undergone livelihood skills training through FRIEND Fiji to be able to fen
6 days ago

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RKS and Tailevu North retain Tailevu Zone title
RKS won the boys division with 25 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze. Tailevu North College took out the girls title with 33 gold, 17 silver and 9 bronze ...
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Grammar wins Suva Zone 2 girls and boys title
Suva Grammar School have taken out the boys and girls division titles of the Coca-Cola Suva Zone 2 athletics meet. The Grammar boys finished with 28 gold, 24 silver and 15 bronze.
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