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28/06/2022
People’s Alliance aims to reduce poverty rate by getting more people in the rural areas including villages to go into farming – Rabuka
Fiji’s poverty rate can be much lower if we get more people in the rural areas including villages to go into farming to earn more. People’s Alliance Leader, Sitive
8 days ago
$100 unemployment assistance extended to Taveuni, Qamea and Rabi
People living in Taveuni, Qamea and Rabi Island can now apply for the $100 unemployment assistance as Government has extended the scheme to these areas. Applications w
8 days ago
Another round of voter registrations to be done in NZ, Australia, US and Canada
Another round of voter registrations will be done in New Zealand, Australia, USA and Canada next month. Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem says FEO teams will be
8 days ago

AG says apprentices receive wages which are already gazetted after FNU student asks if the apprentices will get the minimum wage rate
A FNU student has asked if the apprentices fall under the recent increase in minimum wage and whether they will get the minimum wage of $4 an hour. The student raised
8 days ago
The economic costs of deaths due to tobacco use need a collaborative approach to save lives – ACP Khan
The economic costs of deaths due to tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke need a collaborative approach to save lives. This was stated by the Chief Operations
8 days ago
3 people under investigation for monkeypox test negative and released from isolation
Three people who were under investigation for monkeypox have tested negative and are no longer in isolation. Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr James Fong says of thes
9 days ago

27/06/2022
Suspended surgeon facing sexual assault charges bailed
A suspended surgeon at the CWM Hospital facing sexual assault charges has been granted bail. Dr Joji Vakadiwaiwai has been charged with 2 counts of sexual assault and
9 days ago
Sayed-Khaiyum says let’s talk about policies and what they have delivered when asked on NFP saying FijiFirst is 2-men rule party
We do not talk about what other parties are doing internally so let us focus on issues that affect the people and the policies being delivered. Those are the words of
9 days ago
Sayed-Khaiyum should focus on issues affecting Fijians instead of prioritising complaints about election compliance
It is important that political parties adhere to electoral regulations however this should not be used to divert the nation’s attention away from the worsened state of
10 days ago

26/06/2022
Driver on the run while 5 admitted in hospital after early morning accident
The driver who allegedly caused an accident this morning is on the run while 5 people are currently admitted in a stable condition at the Navua Hospital. Police Spokes
10 days ago
Search continues for missing 90-year-old Ram Jas Sharma
The search continues for missing 90-year-old, Ram Jas Sharma of Waibogi Settlement in Sigatoka who has been reported missing at the Sigatoka Police Station since Friday.
10 days ago
SODELPA pulls-down policies and calls on FEO to have a clear rule on campaigning
SODELPA has pulled down all their policies from their social media pages, however, they are calling on authorities to have more clarity on how political parties can campa
10 days ago

More people are being employed or re-employed since the re-opening of borders – FNPF
More people are being employed or re-employed since the re-opening of borders in December last year. This has been highlighted by Fiji National Provident Fund General
10 days ago
We are seeing an increase in hard drugs used and sold locally – DPP
We are seeing an increase in hard drugs used and sold locally, according to the Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde. While speaking during the Office of
11 days ago

25/06/2022
3,313 domestic violence cases recorded by FWCC in the first 5 months of the year
Shocking statistics have been revealed as 3,313 cases of domestic violence have been recorded by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre in the first 5 months of the year which
11 days ago
2 test negative for monkeypox while Ministry awaits results of 3rd suspected case
Of the three likely cases of monkeypox currently being investigated by the Ministry of Health, two have returned a negative test result while they await the result of the
11 days ago
SODELPA to sign MOU with Unity Fiji next month
SODELPA will work with the Unity Fiji Party in the upcoming general elections. This was revealed by SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka during the SODELPA AGM being held at
11 days ago

Three likely cases of monkeypox being investigated- Dr Fong
Three likely cases of monkeypox are currently being investigated by the Ministry of Health. Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says of the three possible cas
11 days ago
Police sets up taskforce to investigate burglary and theft after 9 cases were recorded in Suva over the last 2 weeks
Nine cases of robbery were detected by the Totogo Police team over the last two weeks and all those arrested have been charged and produced in court. Seven men were ch
12 days ago
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is safe for the more than 125,000 unprotected children
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is safe for the more than 125,000 children in the 5 to 11 years age group in Fiji who are currently not protected. This has been highlighte
12 days ago

24/06/2022
Fiji can register its best peak season performance in terms of visitor arrivals and tourism export receipts – ANZ report
Building on 143,399 arrivals so far this year, we believe Fiji can register its best peak season performance in terms of visitor arrivals and tourism export receipts on t
12 days ago
We need to be able to learn to change our food eating habits – AG
“We need to be able to learn to change our food eating habits as some are too used to roti, purini, babakau, panikeke and bread which are made from imported ingredients
12 days ago
Milk and butter prices go up due to global factors while fuel price could go up again
Expect prices of goods impacted by global factors, to continue to rise as the Reserve Bank of Fiji has predicted that the inflation rate which currently stands at 5 perce
12 days ago

$200 million worth of construction about to commence in the Nadi to Lautoka corridor and there are not enough construction workers – AG
$200 million worth of construction of various warehouses, factories and showrooms are about to commence in the Nadi to Lautoka corridor and there are not enough construct
13 days ago
Individuals under investigation for suspected monkeypox cases
A number of individuals are under investigation for suspected cases of monkeypox and are being preemptively isolated where the index of suspicion is high. Permanent Se
13 days ago

23/06/2022
No country can fix the issue of power cuts – Rabuka
No government can fix the issue of power cuts as it is catch-up development and we must expect power cuts due to the increase in the population. Those are the words of
13 days ago
Fiji lost $4 billion in foreign exchange due to COVID - AG
Fiji lost $4 billion in foreign exchange due to COVID in the past two years. This was highlighted by the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Kha
13 days ago
Police investigating cases where people pretending to be landlords online are taking money
People are being urged to be cautious when looking for property to rent as there have been cases where the transfer of money has taken place between people who are claimi
14 days ago

Sayed-Khaiyum writes to the SOE regarding the conduct of some parties and the way the Fiji Sun is conducting the opinion polls
The FijiFirst has written to the Supervisor of Elections regarding their concerns about the way the Fiji Sun is conducting the public opinion polls for the general electi
14 days ago

22/06/2022
I represent my own views, and call on the EFL CEO not to make this about the workers, as EFL is accountable to the taxpayers - Tabuya
Power supply and disruptions continue to be an issue of concern for many people according to People’s Alliance Deputy Leader, Lynda Tabuya, and she says she stands by h
14 days ago
Until the Rewa River Water Supply Scheme is completed people will experience low pressure or intermittent supply - WAF
The increase in demand for water supply requires the Water Authority of Fiji to balance supply to a particular area in the morning, and in the afternoon, WAF gives water
14 days ago
Two people in custody in relation to the brawl near Raiwai Housing
Two people are in Police custody following a brawl near Raiwai Housing on Sunday. A video being circulated on social media shows people running after each other and so
15 days ago

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