NEWS
Hamaza singers One Crew Band motivated by the passion they have for singing
A group of youths from Cunningham are putting themselves out to the world with some innovative singi
37 minutes ago
Anti-Scam Taskforce plans to set up Scamwatch Centre to give people early warning on scams
The National Anti-Scam Taskforce is currently working to establish a Scamwatch Centre so that people
34 minutes ago
Man allegedly assaults wife under the influence of alcohol in Delainavesi
A 52-year-old man is in police custody after he allegedly assaulted his wifeunder the influence of a
33 minutes ago

Man assaults wife under the influence of alcohol in Delainavesi
A 52-year-old man is in police custody after allegedly under the influence of alcohol, he assaulted
2 hours ago
Fire destroys elderly man’s 2 bedroom home in Labasa
A two-bedroom house belonging to a 75-year-old farmer has been destroyed in a fire yesterday morning
2 hours ago
Prof. Prasad rejects Usamate’s concerns regarding price hikes and unchanging income
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad says prices of some food item
19 hours ago

LDS church donates $171,692 to the Fiji Govt to support health care infrastructure
In bolstering the health care infrastructure in the country, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da
6 hours ago
Health Ministry urges people to beware of fake Free Medical Insurance Posts
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is urging people to be aware of the fake Free Medical In
6 hours ago
Employment Minister visits Vatukoula Gold Mine workers regarding long pending strike issue
The Fiji Mine Workers Union and people from the Vatukoula community have expressed their appreciatio
20 hours ago

Fiji Airways invests in new AI powered state-of-the-art technology to enhance Operational Efficiency
Fiji Airways is taking notable steps to further optimize its operational performance and enhance a s
20 hours ago
38-year-old man dies after intervening in a domestic dispute in Sakoca Settlement
A 38-year-old man has died after allegedly intervening in a domestic dispute in Sakoca Settlement in
2 hours ago
Fiji government appoints consultants to review national minimum wage and sectoral wages
The Fiji Government through the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has ap
1 day ago

Relief for Nursing Association as government approves payment for nurses
Fiji Nursing Association President, Doctor Adi Alisi Vudiniabola has acknowledged the government for
2 days ago
SODELPA split into two
SODELPA's support is split into two with some supporting the Deputy Prime Minister Viliame Gavoka to
2 days ago

22/04/2024
Israeli military concludes deadly raid on refugee camp in the occupied West Bank
Israeli troops have concluded a two-day operation in the Nur al-Shams refugee camp near Tulkarm, in the occupied West Bank. This was confirmed by the Israel Defense Fo
6 hours ago

21/04/2024
42 villages identified to relocate due to climate change
The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission says if all 16 Pacific island countries had a Human Rights Commission, it would have made them a stronger collec
19 hours ago
About 969 million people to vote in the 2024 India Elections
About 969 million will vote in the six-week-long election process of India’s giant elections to decide who will rule the world’s most populous nation. Millions of
20 hours ago
PRF calls on people to set aside differences and work together for the betterment of our environment
As the world looks forward to celebrating Earth Day tomorrow, the Pacific Recycling Foundation is making a call for people to set aside their differences and work togethe
20 hours ago

More than 500 members of RFMF attended reconciliation and restoration church service today
More than 500 members of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces and their family members were part of their family church service that was held at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva
20 hours ago
Ministry of Education embraces online learning for teacher development
There is a need in the education system for teachers to be encouraged to continue to learn in the space of learning for the better serving of the future generations of Fi
1 day ago
9 new jobs created as Grills Restaurant opens at Damodar Complex in Labasa
9 new jobs have been created after Grills Restaurant opened its first branch in Damodar Complex in Labasa. Director of Grills Restaurant, Bimal Kumar says opening thei
1 day ago

Pacific Polytech offers short courses below 40 credit points for those interested in trades
The Pacific Polytech Institutions in Fiji have offered opportunities to everyone eager to learn short courses and trades for jobs and they plan to take Certificate 4 leve
1 day ago

20/04/2024
Members of the RFMF gathered at State House to celebrate President Ratu Wiliame’s 60th birthday
Members of the Republic of the Fiji Military Forces gathered at the State House this morning to extend their birthday wishes to President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere who cele
2 days ago
Police in search for 16-year-old Sitiveni Ravono from Nadi
Police are seeking assistance in locating 16-year-old Sitiveni Kurulatabua Ravono who was reported missing at the Namaka Police Station. Police say Ravono left home fo
2 days ago
20 Police officers part of Fiji delegation that are off to support security for Solomon Islands elections
Twenty Fiji Police Officers are part of the Fiji delegation alongside their comrades from the Republic of Fiji Fiji Military Forces and the Australian Federal Police to s
2 days ago

Radrodro is new SODELPA Leader and Gavoka remains as Minister for Education
Aseri Radrodro has been endorsed as the new leader of SODELPA and former leader and Deputy Prime Minister Viliame Gavoka remains as the Minister for Education. Radrodr
2 days ago
Man sets himself on fire outside Trump's Manhattan hush money trial
A man has set himself on fire outside the court in Manhattan where former President Donald Trump's hush-money trial is being held. After dousing himself in a liquid, h
2 days ago
SDA Church in Fiji extends Matanigasau to family for alleged murder after 55 years in Vanua Levu
The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Fiji presented a Matanigasau to the family of a teenage girl who was allegedly murdered at Vatuvonu High School premises 55 years ago
2 days ago

SPBD to undertake 2 milestones in the next few months including disbursement of $100m
The South Pacific Business Development has revealed that they will be undertaking two milestones over the next few months which include the disbursing of $100 million som
2 days ago
FDB achieved remarkable 112 percent growth in net profit in 2023
The Fiji Development Bank (FDB) has achieved remarkable growth in net profit, with a year-on-year increase of over 112 percent which was revealed during the publishing of
2 days ago
NFA partners with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services to enhance firefighting capabilities
In enhancing their service, the National Fire Authority had a milestone achievement earlier this week as they signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Queensland Fir
2 days ago

6 new jobs created as January Tea Time opens at Damodar Complex in Labasa
Six new jobs have been created as January Tea Time Coffee Shop opened its first branch in Damodar Complex in Labasa. Director of January Tea Time, Lily Yuen says they
2 days ago

19/04/2024
Buna hatrick puts Drua into the final in front of historic sold out crowd
Super fullback Atelaite Buna scored 3 tries for the Rooster Chicken Fijian Drua Women to help them secure a 25-14 win over the Western Force in front of a sold out crowd
3 days ago
Court denies bail for Suva murder suspects
The Suva Magistrates Court has refused to grant bail to 28-year-old Abdul Imraan and 26-year-old Zahid Hassan for the alleged murder of a man in Suva. The two have bee
3 days ago
Tickets all sold out for Drua double header
In a historic first, tickets are all sold out for the Drua double-header games this afternoon at the HFC Bank Stadium. The Rooster Chicken Fijian Drua Women play the W
3 days ago

2024 Korean Week
The Korean Embassy in Fiji is delighted to announce the 2024 Korean Week, featuring three distinguished events: the 2024 K-Pop Fiji Festival, the 2024 Korean Film Festiva
3 days ago
Why the brutal attack on 19 yr old is not being raised as a serious issue – Sharma
Chair of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Pravesh Sharma is questioning the Police whether the people who allegedly brutally assaulted a 19 year
3 days ago
34% increase in overall crime, 67% increase in illicit drugs cases last month
A 34 percent increase in overall crime was recorded last month while there was a 67 percent increase in illicit drug cases. Police also confirm that there was a 33 per
3 days ago

Indonesia volcano eruption sparks tsunami fears
Authorities in Indonesia have issued a tsunami alert after a volcano erupted five times in the province of North Sulawesi, spewing a column of smoke more than a mile into
3 days ago
Man remanded and for allegedly wounding another man on Terry Walk
The man who allegedly wounded another man on Terry Walk in Suva on Tuesday has been remanded in custody by the Suva Magistrates Court. 53-year-old Sireli Cava has been
3 days ago
Speaker urges better support for Corrections officers amidst high-risk conditions as AG promises changes
Speaker of Parliament Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu has shared his experience of being imprisoned and is urging the Fiji Corrections Service to better resource the wardens as t
3 days ago

We are ready for the Canes – Ikanivere
As with everything new, there comes new adventures. That was the reply of Swire Shipping Fijian Drua captain, Tevita Ikanivere on the new 9 and 10 combination of Simio
3 days ago
9 more successful surgeries conducted at Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital
Nine successful surgeries have been conducted for children born with congenital heart disease at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital within three days led
3 days ago
Two men charged with alleged murder of a man in Suva
Two men have been charged with the alleged murder of a 33-year-old man at McArthur Street in Suva earlier this month. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
3 days ago

Teachers permitted to leave work earlier for Fijian Drua matches
Teachers are permitted to leave work earlier today to watch the Fijian Drua matches as the Education Ministry is inviting all Suva teachers to demonstrate their support i
3 days ago

18/04/2024
Couple busted for methamphetamine in Nabua
A couple has been arrested and busted in Munda Lane, Nabua for allegedly being involved in the distribution and sale of methamphetamine weighing more than 1 kilogram.
4 days ago
No decision made to remove the International Women's Association from CWM - Dr Lalabalavu
Health Minister, Doctor Atonio Lalabalavu says there has been no decision made to remove the International Women's Association, and they welcome any assistance from peopl
4 days ago
FCCC to begin market inquiry in the grocery sector
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission will undertake a market inquiry into the pricing practice of the entire industry, which will commence on the 1st of May thi
4 days ago

ABV provides targeting training for small business entrepreneurs to boost their business
In a bid to bring strong business skills from Australia to Fiji to help small business entrepreneurs, the THRIVE Program provides targeting training from the Australian B
4 days ago
28-year-old man dies in Tabia accident this morning
A 28-year-old man has died in an accident at Tabia in Labasa this morning. Police say the man was driving along the Labasa to Seaqaqa Road at around 4 this morning whe
4 days ago
Why is Health Ministry trying to oust IWA - Compain
Direct attempts were made earlier this week by the Ministry of Health to disengage from the International Women’s Association who have been voluntarily assisting the mi
4 days ago

Fiji Airways joins forces with Porter Airlines as new interline partner
Fiji Airways has signed an interline agreement with Toronto based Porter Airlines, which provides services in Canada and the United States of America, increasing its foot
4 days ago
70,000 to 80,000 people leaving Fiji in the last 18 months affects economy – Prof. Prasad
About 8 percent or 70,000 to 80,000 of the Fijian population has left the country in the last 18 months which is indicating towards a weaker consumer spending. This ha
4 days ago
Only $10,000 allocated to human trafficking unit in the budget - Naivalurua
FijiFirst MP, Ioane Naivalurua is concerned that only $10,000 was allocated to the Ministry of Home Affairs Human Trafficking Unit in this financial year, when human traf
4 days ago

LTA cracks down on illegal car racing along Queen Elizabeth Drive in Nasese and other hot spot areas
The Land Transport Authority of Fiji’s enforcement team is cracking down on illegal car racing activities through several combined operations with the Fiji Police Force
4 days ago
2,000 jobs in the mining industry - Vosarogo
2,000 people are currently employed in the mining industry for three different operations in Fiji while the exploration sector employs another 100 people. Minister for
4 days ago
Authorities to investigate death by suicide of 10-year-old boy who was under the WA government's care
A 10-year-old Indigenous boy has died by suicide while he was under the care of the Western Australian government. The boy, who cannot be named, was under the care of
4 days ago

Will Smith rocks 'Men in Black' theme song during surprise Coachella appearance with J Balvin
Ahead of the release of his fourth Bad Boys movie this summer, Will Smith revived his Men in Black character for a surprise performance at this year's Coachella festival.
4 days ago
Rosie Holidays invests $1 million in Fiji's First Zero-emission EV hotel transfer vehicles
One of Fiji's most iconic tourism and hospitality organisation, Rosie Travel Group has invested $1 million in Fiji's first-ever fleet of electric tourist passenger vehicl
4 days ago
Civil servants in Levuka raise concerns about inadequate healthcare resources and rural allowance
Some civil servants in Levuka have raised concerns regarding rural allowance, inadequate healthcare resources and non-reporting of workplace injuries. These issues wer
4 days ago

17/04/2024
Govt advances National Digital Strategy to strengthen cybersecurity and e-commerce
To strengthen its digital infrastructure and foster a thriving e-commerce ecosystem, the Fiji Government is pushing forward with ambitious initiatives aimed at integratin
5 days ago
Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Chair Pravesh Sharma to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 8pm tonight
The Chairperson of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Pravesh Sharma will appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 8pm tonight.
5 days ago
Urgent measures underway to combat HIV/AIDS epidemic
Unsafe sexual practices and the use of injectable drugs have been identified as the contributing factor to the rise of HIV and AIDS cases in Fiji, and the latest new HIV
5 days ago

Tender called to engage consultant to oversee Lautoka swimming pool project while Kumar calls for completion
Minister for Local Government, Maciu Nalumisa confirms the Lautoka City Council has called a tender to engage a lead consultant to oversee the Lautoka swimming pool proj
5 days ago
Marijuana destined for distribution seized from vessel during early morning Police raid
An early morning raid by Police on an inter-island vessel led to the discovery of substances believed to be marijuana destined for distribution. Assistant Commissioner
5 days ago
Prasad stresses transparency in Fiji Airways charter flight procedures
Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad says the policies and procedures adopted by Fiji Airways to assess charter flights are transpar
5 days ago

Gavoka has responded regarding ultimatum, management board to decide on next step – SODELPA
The SODELPA Management Board will decide on the next step in their meeting after Deputy Prime Minister and SODELPA MP, Viliame Gavoka responded to their directive to reli
5 days ago
Goundar feels blessed to share his birthday with Lord Ram
It is a special day for one of the devotees, as he shares his birthday with Lord Ram on the final day of the Ram Navami celebration at the Shiv Mandir, Samabula. Rajiv
5 days ago
Goundar feels blessed to share his birthday with Lord Ram
It is a special day for one of the devotees, as he shares his birthday with Lord Ram on the final day of the Ram Navami celebration at the Shiv Mandir, Samabula. Rajiv
5 days ago

Isoa Nasilasila back from injury to take on the Hurricanes
Swire Shipping Fijian Drua lock, Isoa Nasilasila has recovered from his ankle injury and has been named in the run-on team for the crucial Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific
5 days ago
10% pay increase for Nasinu Town Council staff
Good news for Nasinu Town Council staff as they are getting a 10 percent pay increase for their hard work and to recognise an increase in staff retention. The Council
5 days ago
My late husband was my pillar of strength and mentor
Setaita Rabuli, a mother of 4 children, wished that her late husband, who was her pillar of strength and mentor, to be present at her graduation day for Fiji National Uni
5 days ago

Comply by today or you will be disciplined - SODELPA
The SODELPA Management Board has stated in a letter to Deputy Prime Minister and SODELPA MP, Viliame Gavoka to comply with their directive by today and failure to comply
5 days ago
I’m a party man and ready to serve the people - Radrodro
Newly appointed SODELPA Leader and MP Aseri Radrodro says he is a party man and he will respect the decisions of the Management Board. While responding to questions by
5 days ago
Sanatan Dharam urges harmony and environmental consciousness during Ram Navami celebrations
As many Hindus in Fiji are celebrating the birth of Lord Ram today, the Sanatan Dharam Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji is urging people to live together in harmony as a family.
5 days ago

Naqica defies all odds to graduate despite injury
Sitiveni Naqica defied all odds to receive his Certificate in Agriculture Level 3 at the Fiji National University after falling from a breadfruit tree and severely injuri
5 days ago
71-year-old man charged for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $10,000
A 71-year-old man who allegedly fraudulently obtained $10,000 to facilitate the processing of an investment visa has been charged and will appear in the Nadi Magistrates
5 days ago
Six dead after boat capsizes in Kashmir
About six people have died after a boat taking children to school capsized on a river in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three children are still missing, according to lo
5 days ago

Blood drive to run until the 28th of this month
The Fiji National Blood Service is conducting a series of blood drives throughout various locations in Suva, which commenced last Saturday and will run until the 28th of
5 days ago
Gavoka will remain as Education Minister, it’s my call – Rabuka
Prime Minister, Sitiveni Rabuka has today made it clear that Deputy Prime Minister and SODELPA MP, Viliame Gavoka will remain as the Education Minister, and this is his c
5 days ago
Ram Navami reminds us to follow the path of righteousness
As Hindus in Fiji will celebrate the birth of Lord Ram today, it reminds us to follow the path of righteousness and truth. Lord Ram is hailed for his righteousness, go
5 days ago

Fiji Corrections Service allows Eid celebrations for Muslim inmates' families
It was an emotional day yesterday for Muslim inmates serving their time at the Fiji Corrections facility as the Fiji Corrections Service opened its doors to the families
5 days ago
Doctor Hussain creates history at the FNU graduation
Doctor Husnaeen Jasmine Hussain created history in Fiji by becoming the first woman to graduate in PhD Arts and Humanities Law at the graduation of the Fiji National Univ
5 days ago
Sanatan Dharm encourages people to embrace the teachings of Lord Ram while celebrating Ram Navami today
As the Hindus will be celebrating the birth of Lord Ram today, Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji is encouraging everyone to embrace the timeless teachings of L
5 days ago

16/04/2024
Municipalities do not have a budget for maintaining drains - Rayalu
The municipal councils do not have a budget for clearing and maintaining drains however the Ministry of Agriculture will work closely with the Local Government Ministry
6 days ago
Gavoka tells SODELPA not to do something that makes them look desperate
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Education, Viliame Gavoka says he has been impressing on SODELPA not to do something that makes them lo
6 days ago
$5.3m used by FRA to construct the roads from Yawe to Daviqele in Kadavu - Ro Filipe
$5.3 million was used by the Fiji Roads Authority to construct the roads from Yawe to Daviqele in Kadavu. Minister for Public Works, Meteorological Services, and Trans
6 days ago

Standing ovation for student with special needs at FNU graduation
Andrew Rageci who graduated with a Certificate in Music Level 4 from the Fiji National University received a standing ovation from his fellow graduates and lecturers toda
FNU
6 days ago
Vision of the Port Infrastructure and Services MOU is for Fiji to become the major port of entry
The MOU between the Government of Australia and Port Infrastructure and Services implements the People’s Coalition Government’s commitment to the revival of the shipb
6 days ago
Electoral Commission wants COC to consult them on SOE appointment and it is not a busy body - Malimali
The Electoral Commission is hopeful that it will get a response from the Constitutional Offices Commission to letters it has written about the recruitment of the next Sup
6 days ago

UniFiji and UniSA aims to deepen ties and facilitate knowledge exchange
The University of Fiji’s School of Sciences and Technology together with the University of South Australia aims to deepen institutional ties, facilitate knowledge excha
6 days ago
Cultural revival in Rotuma in bridging generation through traditional knowledge - Jonathan Fong
Individuals need to know and understand their traditions and culture because it links to the Vanua, and contributes to our culture by providing resources for peace in soc
6 days ago
Over 24 children from Fiji and the Pacific region to receive life-saving heart surgeries from visiting experts
World-renowned and distinguished heart surgeon Dr. Shaun Setty and a team of skilled pediatric cardiac specialists from across the globe are conducting life-saving heart
6 days ago

Municipalities do not have a budget for clearing and maintaining drains - Rayalu
The Municipalities currently do not have a budget for clearing and maintaining drains however the Ministry of Agriculture will work closely with the Local government on h
6 days ago
Curriculum is relevant but needs some change – Gavoka
Our education curriculum is relevant however, it needs some change. While responding to the questions on the strategic measures taken by the ministry in addressing the
6 days ago
$10M hotel project to bring more job opportunities in Labasa - Vinesh Dayal
There will be job opportunities for the people of Labasa after the President of the Labasa Chamber of Commerce, Vinesh Dayal has confirmed that works on a major commercia
6 days ago

Tikoduadua assures safety of Fijian troops as Iran-Israel tensions escalate
As tension escalates between Iran and Israel, Minister for Home Affairs, Pio Tikoduadua has assured everyone that all our troops stationed at Golan Heights and the Middle
6 days ago
Man in custody for allegedly striking another man with a knife in Suva this morning
A man is in police custody after allegedly striking another man with a knife in Suva this morning. Divisional Police Commander Central Superintendent of Police Farasik
6 days ago
4 arrested after allegedly being found with meth and marijuana
A 32-year-old man has been arrested while another suspect fled from a roadblock site in Korolevu on Saturday night, following the discovery of white substances believed t
6 days ago

Suspect in custody for murder of 58-year-old Taveuni man
A suspect is currently in Police custody in relation to the murder of a 58-year-old man in Tavuki, Taveuni earlier this month. Police say the victim’s body was found
6 days ago
FNU removes P Diddy post and apologises
The Fiji National University has apologised for sharing a post on their page yesterday with a video of P Diddy sharing a motivational speech in a graduation ceremony over
6 days ago
Gavoka given ultimatum to relinquish Education portfolio by tomorrow
Deputy Prime Minister, Viliame Gavoka has been given an ultimatum by the SODELPA Management Board to relinquish his Education Ministry portfolio by tomorrow to allow inco
6 days ago

A bishop and several worshippers stabbed multiple times at a West Sydney church
A Christian leader and several worshippers have been stabbed multiple times during a church service in Sydney, with the attack broadcast live on YouTube. The alleged p
6 days ago
Investigation on alleged racial abuse on Lomani found claims could not be substantiated
An investigation into alleged racial abuse of Swire Shipping Fijian Drua halfback Frank Lomani by a Melbourne Rebels fan has found the claim could not be substantiated.
6 days ago
No consultations done on cashless payments and it will be withdrawn - Rabuka
Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says there were no consultations done on cashless payments and it will be withdrawn. Rabuka highlighted to fijivillage News that no Mini
6 days ago

NEXT >
IN DEPTH
SODELPA Management Board instructs Gavoka to hand over Education portfolio to Radrodro
The SODELPA Management Board has now asked SODELPA’s Parliamentary Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Viliame Gavoka to relinquish his Education ...
4 days ago

Bainimarama and Qiliho's Acquittal Appeal
Coverage on the appeal filed by Acting Director of Public Prosecutions, John Rabuku against the acquittal of the former Prime Minister Voreqe ...
19 days ago

National Program Manager for Fiji 7s, Gareth Baber appears on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan
Gareth Baber appeared on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan to share his plans heading into the preparations for the upcoming tournaments ...
20 days ago

TOP