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Vaccination hesitation starting to ease off as we are getting a critical mass of people getting vaccinated – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong confirms that the COVID-19 vaccination hesitation
6 hours ago
Fiji Society for the Blind faces challenges due to COVID-19
The Fiji Society for the Blind has been facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. I
6 hours ago
No nation can match our record in containing COVID-19 - Bainimarama
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has highlighted that no nation has matched the record Fiji has in
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18 youths from Sukanaivalu Road in custody following their alleged involvement in an attack on youths and men from Mead Road Housing
Eighteen youths from Sukanaivalu Road in Nabua are in custody following their alleged involvement in
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Muslims to begin month long fasting from tomorrow
Muslims in Fiji as well as around the world will begin their month long fasting from tomorrow as the
3 hours ago
Lusaka told Police his late wife had overdosed on cocaine
Kiala Henry Lusaka who allegedly murdered his wife in July 2019 had told in his caution interview th
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278 villagers of Bua receive farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports
278 villagers of Bua Village today received farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
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247 children withdrawn from work and sent to school since 2010
247 children have been withdrawn from work and referred to the mainstream education system including
12 hours ago
Alleged wife rapist to face trial in May
The trial of a man who allegedly raped his wife twice will begin in May. The man allegedly commit
9 hours ago

One killed, police officer injured in US school shooting
One person has been killed in the Knoxville shooting in USA with at least several victims injured.
11 hours ago
Huge turnouts recorded at the COVID-19 vaccination sites
Huge turnouts are being recorded at the COVID-19 vaccination sites around the country as the Health
10 hours ago
There are people out there that want to take the country back to the days of division - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has highlighted that there are people today who are using religiou
14 hours ago

ITC Department managing a cyber incident targeting the government network - Sayed-Khaiyum
Minister for Communications and Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum confirms the Fijian Government
1 day ago
Senior students allegedly assault some Under 15 rugby players of the same school after they lost their game
Two senior students of a prominent school are in custody following their alleged involvement in an a
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13/04/2021
Alleged wife rapist to face trial in May
The trial of a man who allegedly raped his wife twice will begin in May. The man allegedly committed the offences in Nausori last May. He has also been told by the
11 hours ago
17-yr-old Talei Salayawa reported missing
Police are searching for 17-year-old Talei Salayawa who was reported missing at the Valelevu Police Station. Salayawa was last seen on the 8th of this month when she l
12 hours ago
Cyclone Seroja leaves a trail of damage in Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Seroja has ripped across a 1,000km stretch of Western Australia, leaving a trail of damage. The category three Cyclone made landfall near the town of
15 hours ago

Seriously look at helping those who are in need - Prasad
As Hindus in the country will begin Ram Naumi celebrations from tonight, the President of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha Fiji is calling on followers who are st
16 hours ago
Fiji Teachers Union elections to take place this Friday and Saturday
The Fijian Elections Office will be conducting the elections for Fiji Teachers Union this Friday and Saturday. Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem says the last F
FTU
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12/04/2021
More than 22,000 FNU students assisted through government's TELS and Toppers since 2014 - PM
More than 22,000 students of the Fiji National University have been assisted through the government's Tertiary Education Loans Scheme and the Toppers Scholarships since 2
FNU
1 day ago
More than 40 white canes and braille papers worth over NZ$5000 handed to Fiji Society for the Blind
More than 40 white canes and braille papers worth over $5000NZD has been donated to the Fiji Society for the Blind by the United Blind Persons of Fiji today. United Bl
1 day ago
National conversation needed to balance the constitutional right to freedom of assembly & speech - Raj
The Director of Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj says the National Federation Party should stop misleading the country about the Commissio
1 day ago

Assistant DPP alleges Lusaka sent photo of his deceased wife to her father
Assistant DPP Elizabeth Rice has alleged in the Suva High Court that Congo National Kiala Lusaka sent the photo of his deceased wife via Facebook to her father in Austral
1 day ago
Some govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site
Some Fijian govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site. digitalFIJI is yet to make a statement on the reason why the websites cannot
1 day ago
Nausori Town Council facing challenges with finances to repair Ratu Cakobau Park
Nausori Town Council CEO, Anurashika Bari says they are facing challenges with finances and are relying on private public partnership to carry out major repair works at R
1 day ago

FEO lifts Freedom Alliance Party's suspension
The Registrar of Political Parties has lifted the suspension of the Freedom Alliance Party as they have provided the Fijian Elections Office with their audited accounts f
1 day ago
LegendFM Breakfast crew learn Aerial Arts at Moana Loa
Alex and Victoria from LegendFM Breakfast learned Aerial Arts at Moana Loa Performing Arts Centre in Lami on this week’s episode of LegendFM SM Experience. Aerial Ar
1 day ago
Two men to appear in the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with unlawful possession of illicit drugs
Two men will appear in the Suva Magistrates Court today after the Police Special Response Drug team last week uprooted more than thirty plants confirmed to be marijuana f
2 days ago

28 rivers and 60 kilometres will be dredged in Phase 1
A total of 28 rivers, creeks and waterways will be undergoing dredging works in the first phase of the emergency de-silting programme that has been set up by the Ministry
2 days ago

11/04/2021
Immunization equality may be our last great chance to bridge the growing divide between the developed and developing world – AG
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says access to vaccines and practical options for Small States to carry out successful vaccination programs will be the most importan
2 days ago
Parliamentary Committee has been accused of showing their faces only because the general election is near – Alvick Maharaj
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights Alvick Maharaj says that while going into communities for consultations on three Ele
2 days ago
US State Department erroneously refers to the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission as a ‘Government Human Rights Body’ - Raj
The Director of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj says the US State Department erroneously refers to the Commission as a “Government Human
2 days ago

Driver involved in hit and run case surrenders himself to Police
The driver who was involved in a hit and run case yesterday morning has surrendered himself to Police. It is alleged the man hit a 23-year-old man who was walking alon
2 days ago
Australian medical team head to PNG to aid COVID response
A specialist Australian medical team and critical equipment have been flown to Papua New Guinea to help respond to the country's surging coronavirus cases. Seventeen m
2 days ago
Police Inspectors urged to take ownership of their responsibilities
57 Inspectors from the Fiji Police Force who graduated after a one-month Inspectors Qualifying Course have been advised to take ownership of their responsibilities as the
2 days ago

Application to increase the seating capacity at the ANZ Stadium under consideration – Dr.Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. James Fong says they have received the application from the organizers of the Coca-Cola Games to increase the seating capacity at
2 days ago
Accounting error in Samoa election has top parties tied again
Samoa's two main political parties are again head to head after an accounting glitch was discovered by the Electoral Commission. The error had independent Tautua Party
2 days ago
Seruiratu urges District Advisory Councillors treat everyone fairly
Minister for Rural and Maritime Development Inia Seruiratu has advised the District Advisory Councillors serving in the Tailevu Province that when they want to take up re
3 days ago

Prince Charles says dear papa was very special
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, saying that he and the Royal Family miss him "enormously". He said the duke had given the "m
3 days ago
There is a growing voice of Islamic scholars that have concluded that one can get vaccinated in the month of Ramadan - Koya
Minister for Commerce, Faiyaz Koya says there is a growing voice of Islamic scholars that have concluded that one can get vaccinated in the month of Ramadan because vacci
3 days ago

10/04/2021
Raiwaqa man in custody following the seizure of marijuana plants
A 34-year-old Raiwaqa man is currently in custody following the seizure of plants believed to be marijuana. Police say the suspect was travelling in a taxi on Thursday
3 days ago
Gun salutes planned across UK after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99
Gun salutes to mark the death of the Duke of Edinburgh are due to take place later across the UK, in Gibraltar and from warships at sea. Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth
3 days ago
People turn up in numbers to donate blood at TappooCity
A number of people turned up at TappooCity, Suva today to donate blood during a blood drive that was organised by the Sai Prema Foundation. 56-year-old blood donor, Ul
3 days ago

2020 report on human rights in Fiji issued by the US State Dept is selective in its treatment of facts – Raj
The Director of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj says the 2020 report on human rights in Fiji issued by the US State Department is perfuncto
3 days ago
Police disperse Lami residents who had gathered outside cement factories to raise concerns about emission levels
Some Lami residents who had gathered with signs outside two cement manufacturing factories to raise concerns about the emissions were dispersed by the police this morning
3 days ago
Korovulavula appointed as the President of the Marist Old Boys Association
Koli Korovulavula has been appointed as the President of the Marist Old Boys Association. Richard Chow has been appointed as the Vice President. Felix Magnus and Wi
MOB
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Prince Philip's death a 'hugely significant loss' for NZ - Ardern
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the death of Prince Philip is a "hugely significant loss" for New Zealand and the organisations he supported Ardern
3 days ago
Police search for driver involved in hit and run case in Lautoka
Police are searching for the driver of LR 5276 who was allegedly involved in a hit and run case while on his way to Lautoka this morning. Police say the suspect is all
3 days ago
New guidance being developed to spot symptoms of this serious side effect early – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji has updated its guidance on how they plan to keep Fiji safe. Bainimarama says new evidence suggests that some people may fa
3 days ago

Palace asks public not to lay flowers for Prince Philip
Buckingham Palace has asked the public to refrain from leaving floral tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh at royal residences. Dozens of bouquets were laid outside Bucki
4 days ago
Sai Prema Foundation to conduct blood drive at TappooCity
The Sai Prema Foundation will be having a blood drive at TappooCity today. Sai Prema Foundation Director, Sumeet Tappoo says every pint of blood can save up to 3 lives
4 days ago
More than 200 families to benefit from dredging works in Namosi
More than 200 families in Namosi will benefit from the dredging works that will be conducted by two contractors at the Nabukavesi Wainadoi and Wainibuabua Rivers. Mini
4 days ago

Bainimarama pays tribute to the late Prince Philip
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says today Fijians join the world in waving the late Prince Philip one final goodbye. Bainimarama says he will never forget the stori
4 days ago
Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace announces
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99. A statement issued by the Buckingham Palace spoke of the Queen's "deep sorrow" following his death
4 days ago

09/04/2021
COVID-19 Relief for Voluntary members deferred to 26th April
FNPF’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Viliame Vodonaivalu says the COVID-19 Relief for Voluntary members which was scheduled to open from 12th April is now deferred to
4 days ago
2,160 FNPF members who had applied for COVID-19 Phase 2 Round 5 relief paid
2,160 Fiji National Provident Fund members who had applied for COVID-19 Phase 2 Round 5 relief have been paid today. Acting Chief Executive Officer Viliame Vodonaivalu
4 days ago
Australia is committed to exploring quarantine-free travel arrangements with Fiji when it is safe to do so – Feakes
The Australian High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes says Australia is committed to exploring quarantine-free travel arrangements with Fiji when it is safe to do so. F
4 days ago

Former President of the Marist Old Boys Association appears in court for allegedly assaulting student
The former President of the Marist Old Boys Association who allegedly assaulted a 17-year-old Marist student has been released on bail by Suva Magistrate Liyanage Wickram
4 days ago
Freesoul found guilty of 2 counts of undertaking unauthorized developments in Malolo
Freesoul Real Estate Development Limited has been found guilty of two counts of Undertaking Unauthorized Developments by Suva Magistrate Seini Puamau. They have been a
4 days ago
Duru becomes SODELPA General Secretary
Former SODELPA Assistant General Secretary, Lenaitasi Duru is the new General Secretary and Registered Officer of the party. Duru succeeds Emele Duituturaga who resign
4 days ago

Paradise Beverages partners with Wearing Fiji – A Fashion Project
Paradise Beverages has joined the “Wearing Fiji – A Fashion Project” as sponsors for their student mentoring program. Wearing Fiji co-founder Samson Lee says the
4 days ago
Akbar says the only answer is to build back stronger
We cannot allow our people, especially our children, to go through the hardship of building back up again and again, which is why we are investing in material and designs
4 days ago
Fiji Fashion Week receives $75,000 sponsorship from Palmolive Fiji Pte Limited
The 2021 Fiji Fashion Week has been boosted with a $75,000 sponsorship from Palmolive Fiji Pte Limited. While speaking at the sponsorship launch Managing Director for
4 days ago

Bail extended for Kishore Kumar
Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili has extended the bail of sacked computer teacher, Kishore Kumar. Kumar had earlier pleaded not guilty to six counts of indecently insul
4 days ago
Affidavit filed for Rahman to be extradited to NZ over drug charges
The Director of Public Prosecutions has filed a motion and an affidavit to seek orders for Canadian national, Joshua Aziz Rahman to be extradited to New Zealand and tried
4 days ago
Coke Games organizers apply to increase the seating capacity from 50% to 86%
The organizers of the Coca-Cola Games have today made an application to increase the seating capacity at the ANZ Stadium from 50 percent to 86 percent.Coca-Cola’s Marke
4 days ago

New COVID-19 border quarantine case
Fiji has 1 new border quarantine case of COVID-19. The new case is a 56-year-old woman who travelled to Fiji from Sacramento, California, arriving in Nadi on flight FJ
4 days ago
6 FPRA Awards nominations for Via Ni Tebara
Popular local group, Via Ni Tebara has been nominated for six awards for the Fiji Performing Rights Association Awards next month. The group has been nominated in the
4 days ago
Health Ministry is quite rightfully controlling the process of vaccination - Sharma
Oceania Hospitals Pte Limited says the Health Ministry is quite rightfully controlling the process of COVID-19 vaccination to ensure that the outreach program and manner
4 days ago

7 inmates display amazing artwork at New Life Art Exhibition
Seven inmates showcased their amazing artwork at the Fiji Corrections Service New Life Art Exhibition at Grand Pacific Hotel last night. While speaking at the event, S
5 days ago
FM96 Gangster Lean released for the 2021 Coca-Cola Games
The FM96 Gangster Lean which is the official anthem for the 2021 Coca-Cola Games was dropped on FM96 Crackfirst with Joey and Drix this morning. It is produced by Patc
5 days ago
A 104-year-old woman in Columbia beats Covid-19 — twice
Fighting off COVID-19 is no easy feat for a 104-year-old, but imagine doing it twice like one Columbian woman just did. Carmen Hernandez was applauded by hospital staf
5 days ago

08/04/2021
Police deny FTUC march permit application due to COVID-19 pandemic
Police have denied permit application for the Fiji Trades Union Congress to march and hold a rally in Suva on 1st May. FTUC National Secretary, Felix Anthony says no w
5 days ago
Eleven people were declared missing at sea last year
Eleven people were declared missing at sea last year while 165 people were rescued and 52 people self-rescued. This has been revealed by Minister for Transport, Faiyaz
5 days ago
US Report on Fiji is factual in nature – Greubel
US Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires to Fiji, Tony Greubel has today maintained that the US State Department’s 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices in Fiji are
5 days ago

Concerns raised about videos circulating online of the horrific accident at Naviyago Bridge, Lautoka
People have raised concerns about videos circulating online of the horrific road accident at Naviyago Bridge in Lautoka on Saturday. The video shows an accident victim
5 days ago
Ratu Epenisa refuses to make any comments after Ratu Epeli maintains that he is not the Head of Kubuna
SODELPA President, Ratu Epenisa Cakobau has refused to make any comments after the Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau maintained that Ratu Epenisa is not the hea
5 days ago
6 women to receive accommodation after the expansion of the Darul Iqama Home
6 women who are struggling to provide accommodation for their families will now receive better access to housing after the expansion of the Darul Iqama Home in Koronivia,
5 days ago

I am proud to see the region is rising to the challenge of climate change – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he is proud to say that the region is rising to the challenge of climate change – from raising the ambition of our Nationally Det
5 days ago
All seafarers, boat masters and everyone else should take boat safety seriously – Koya
Minister for Transport, Faiyaz Koya is urging to all seafarers, boat masters and people living in Pacific Harbour to take boat safety seriously, ensure their boats are su
5 days ago
PM and his wife, Mary receive first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and his wife, Mary have received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine today. Bainimarama says these vaccines are more t
5 days ago

US Report on Fiji contains factual inaccuracies & they did not consult the Commission – Raj
The Director of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj says the US State Department’s 2020 Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Fij
5 days ago
Bainimarama honoured for being a champion in the fight against climate change
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has been honoured by 14 Pacific Island countries part of the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contribution Hub for his role in cha
5 days ago
Police arrest 2 robbery suspects with the help of an eye-witness recording a video
Police have arrested two men allegedly involved in a robbery in the Damodar City area in Raiwai at midday yesterday with the help of an eye-witness. Police say an eye-
5 days ago

Miss PNG stripped of her crown after sharing a video of herself twerking on TikTok
Miss Papua New Guinea has been stripped of her crown after sharing a video of herself twerking on TikTok. 25-year-old Lucy Maino was crowned Miss Papua New Guinea in
5 days ago
Staff of Volivoli Beach Resort & Ra Divers Fiji lead the way with COVID-19 vaccination
Staff of Volivoli Beach Resort and Ra Divers Fiji have been receiving their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the last few days. Sales and Marketing Mana
6 days ago
EU drug regulator says unusual blood clot is 'very rare Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine side effect'
The European Union's medicines regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as a very rare side effect of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. After a study
6 days ago

07/04/2021
ANZ report suggests Fiji’s borders could open before the end of the year
There is a good chance that Fiji’s borders could open before the end of the year and the Gross Domestic Product can rebound by 4.9% depending on the availability of COV
6 days ago
Fiji will not be at the US Climate Summit as it is not a major emitter – Greubel
Fiji will not be at the US Climate Summit later this month as it is not a major emitter. US Embassy’s Charge d Affaires to Fiji Tony Greubel made these comments afte
6 days ago
Police investigate alleged assault of 16-year- old student and attempted robbery of another student at Sukanaivalu Rd on Good Friday
Police have confirmed they are investigating an incident on the night of Good Friday where a 16-year-old male student was allegedly assaulted by some drunk men at Sukanai
6 days ago

ACCF raises concern regarding serious bullying incidents in schools
The Accident Compensation Commission has raised serious concerns about bullying incidents in schools after it paid out a total of $36,000 to students who sustained injuri
6 days ago
About 30% of voters did not vote in the last elections and if they vote, then they can change a lot of things – Maharaj
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights Chairman, Alvick Maharaj says about 30% of voters did not vote in the 2018 general elections and if thes
6 days ago
66 people in Tavuto, Sigatoka to benefit from new borehole project
66 people of Tavuto Settlement in Sigatoka now have a safe and reliable source of water after the commissioning of a borehole project by Minister for Lands and Mineral Re
6 days ago

Six inmates to display artwork at the Art Exhibition at the Grand Pacific Hotel
Six inmates from the Fiji Corrections Service will be showcasing their artwork at the Grand Pacific Hotel tomorrow night. This includes one female inmate who will be p
6 days ago
Acting Senior Superintendent of Police acquitted
Police Director Internal Affairs, Acting Senior Superintendent of Police Mohammed Talib Khan has been acquitted of his charge by the Suva Magistrates Court. Suva Magis
6 days ago
Life in prison for man who stabbed his wife to death after reading her messages
A 33-year-old man who stabbed his wife to death in Waima, Naitasiri in May last year after reading her text messages with another man has been sentenced to life imprisonm
6 days ago

Navtarang Sargam Rang Barse Holi Stage Show gets record 2.5 million engagement online
The Navtarang Sargam Rang Barse Holi Stage Show got a record 2.5 million engagement on Navtarang and Radio Sargam’s online platforms. The show was held at Rups Mega
6 days ago
Integrity Fiji receives $13,380 grant from US Embassy
Integrity Fiji has received a grant of more than $13,000 from the US Embassy which will allow them to produce creative videos and other art forms to spread the message of
6 days ago
Man goes into vegetative state after receiving severe assault injuries in Soasoa, Labasa
A 40-year-old man of Labasa has gone into a vegetative state after sustaining severe assault injuries earlier this year. According to the Office of the Director of Pub
6 days ago

Youngest patient I have treated for heart attack is 28 – Doctor Gore
An Interventional Cardiologist at Oceania Hospitals Pte Limited Doctor Prakash Gore says there is definitely a high incidence of heart disease in young patients in Fiji.
6 days ago
Fears that sorcery related violence is on the rise in PNG due to COVID-19
There are fears that Papua New Guinea's COVID-19 crisis is being used as an excuse to carry out sorcery accusation violence as the number of coronavirus cases climb. T
7 days ago
Israel's Netanyahu tasked with forming new government
Israel's President has tasked Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a new government following recent elections which did not produce a clear winner. Netanyahu – Israel's
7 days ago

Solomons border communities prioritised for vaccines
The Solomon Islands government is this week planning to rollout Covid-19 vaccinations for communities along its western border with Papua New Guinea. RNZ reports the n
7 days ago
Police investigates hit and run incident in Nakasi
Police are investigating a hit and run incident where a 7-year-old boy sustained injuries on Good Friday in Nakasi. The mother of the child, Tokasa Marama says because
7 days ago
Over 36,000 people register for COVID-19 vaccination
Over 36,000 people have registered so far for the COVID-19 vaccination in the country and Health Minister, Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete says registrations have picked up a
7 days ago

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