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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
4 hours 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 Waiqa
2 hours 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 starte
5 hours 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
4 hours 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 prima
4 hours 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
5 hours ago

FijiCare marks 30th anniversary with 2 international awards
FijiCare Insurance Limited has received the best Health Insurance Provider Fiji and the Best Digital
9 hours 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
9 hours 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
23 hours 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 growt
23 hours 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 t
1 day ago
I want all children vaccinated - Dr Waqainabete
Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete has high hopes that all children will get the COVID-19 vacci
1 day 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 nigh
1 day ago
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
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30/06/2022
Years of struggle pays off after Rashida Khatoon opens her new Zamzam Restaurant in Samabula
After years of having a small food stall selling tea, fried fish and cassava at the Suva Market, Rashida Khatoon has now opened her new-look Zamzam Restaurant in Samabula
8 hours 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
10 hours 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
10 hours 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
23 hours 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
23 hours 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
23 hours 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
23 hours 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.
1 day ago
Chicken McNuggets unavailable at McDonald's due to shipment delays
McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are out of stock in Fiji. McDonald's Managing Director, Marc McElrath says the restaurant is not serving it due to shipment delays out of
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
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28/06/2022
COVID vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years to start on Monday
Children aged from 5 to 11 years will start getting their COVID-19 vaccination from Monday. Minister for Health, Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete received over 7,000 doses
2 days ago
Shah’s comments at a FLP rally were manifestly false and without any evidence - Saneem
Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem has issued a notice to Fiji Labour Party representative, Haroon Ali Shah, directing him to correct a statement issued on 18th May
FEO
2 days ago
Those who have done Foundation studies and want to get TELS to pay for their MBBS studies are not eligible - AG
Those who have done Foundation studies and want to get TELS to pay for their MBBS studies are not eligible as only those who have done Year 13 and qualify under the requi
2 days ago

11,000 marijuana plants uprooted in Kadavu
Police are searching for the owners of five different farms in Kadavu where more than 11,000 plants believed to be marijuana were uprooted. Police Chief Operations Off
2 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
2 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
2 days ago

Court to deliver judgement tomorrow if Radrodro's FICAC trial will begin
Suva High Court Judge, Justice Dr. Thushara Kumarage will deliver his judgement tomorrow if SODELPA MP, Salote Radrodro's trial will begin as a permanent application for
2 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
2 days ago
Taxi driver alleges he was threatened and punched by 2 police officers without reason
A Nadawa taxi driver is calling for justice following allegations that he was punched and assaulted by two police officers without any reason on the 18th of this month.
2 days ago

39 officers take part in 3-day training conducted by FEO
39 officers who will play a key role in the 2022 general elections are currently participating in a 3-day Area Officers Training conducted by the Fijian Elections Office.
FEO
2 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
2 days ago
Stay application filed in Radrodro trial
A permanent stay application has been made in the FICAC case against SODELPA MP Salote Radrodro. Radrodro is charged with one count each of False Information to a Publ
2 days ago

World News: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Iraq building up oil refining capacity, with total additions of over 1 million barrels daily
Global oil refining capacity shrank during the pandemic, exposing vulnerabilities in some of the world's largest fuel consumers. Yet the decline was not evenly distribute
2 days ago
World News: 11 people have been killed as a Russian missile strike hits Ukrainian shopping centre
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says a shopping centre in east Ukraine with more than 1,000 people inside has been hit by a Russian missile strike. 11 people ha
2 days ago
Investigations still continuing into an alleged rape case involving a Suva businessman
Investigations are still continuing into a case where a Suva businessman allegedly attempted to rape his staff. The alleged incident occurred at the businessman’s ho
2 days ago

95 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday
95 people have tested positive for COVID-19 since Thursday. 37 cases were recorded in the Central Division, 28 cases in the Western Division, 10 cases in the Northern
2 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
2 days ago

27/06/2022
Fiji born woman fatally stabbed just metres from her home in Christchurch
A Fiji born woman, Laisa Maraia Waka was fatally stabbed just metres from her home in Sockburn, Christchurch, and her 11-year-old son watched as paramedics fought to save
3 days ago
Arson and murder accused trial to begin this Wednesday
The trial of a man alleged to have murdered a 35-year-old woman in Lami in 2020 will begin in the High Court this Wednesday. Arvind Chand Rai, a carpenter from Narere,
3 days ago
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
3 days ago

Search continues for driver who allegedly caused accident in Sigatoka
The driver who allegedly caused an accident in Sigatoka yesterday morning is still on the run while 5 people remain admitted at the Navua Hospital. Police Spokesperso
3 days ago
Things can never be good if only one man runs the show - Sudhakar
Things can never be good if there is only one man running the show according to former FijiFirst MP and Minister Ashneel Sudhakar. Sudhakar was terminated from his pos
NFP
3 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
3 days ago

A lot of people in Fiji have a xenophobic approach to getting expatriates – AG
A lot of people in Fiji have a xenophobic approach to getting expatriates. This is according to the Acting Prime Minister and the Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
3 days ago
Ukraine war: Missiles hit targets across country as G7 rallies over Russia
Dozens of Russian missiles have struck targets across Ukraine, with the capital Kyiv enduring the heaviest barrage in months. A Kyiv apartment block was destroyed, kil
3 days ago
Child Safe Tourism and Respectful Workplaces training concludes in Nadi
Tourism workers have successfully completed a two month training on Child Safe Tourism and Respectful Workplaces organised by the Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association. T
3 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
3 days ago

26/06/2022
Ginger farmers encouraged to transition to commercial farming
More than 100 ginger farmers are being encouraged to transition from subsistence farming to sustainable, commercial farming following the first Fiji Ginger Growers Associ
4 days ago
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
4 days ago
A lot of Fijians do not plan or worry about retirement – FNPF
A lot of people in Fiji do not plan or worry about retirement but whether you like it or not, everybody will retire one day. This has been highlighted by the Fiji Nati
4 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.
4 days ago
30 youths can now earn a living through screen printing with tie & dye
30 youths will now become income generators for their families after completing a three-day training on Mobile Skills Training on screen printing with tie & dye in La
4 days ago
Police seek assistance in identifying stolen items
If you have been a victim of robbery or burglary and have items such as laptops, phones, boxes of milk and batteries stolen then you can call police to identify the items
4 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
4 days ago
We always look forward to objective assessment, contributions and objective criticism – AG
‘As government, we always look forward to objective assessment, objective contributions and indeed objective criticism’. This was stated by the Acting Prime Minist
4 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
4 days ago

New school and electricity connection for the district of Nagonenicolo, Naitasiri
Children of the district of Nagonenicolo in the interior of Naitasiri can expect better quality of education after the commissioning of a new primary school in the distri
4 days ago
Informal waste pickers need to be protected - Dr Reddy
Informal waste pickers need to be protected when they undertake the work of protecting the nature and community leaders should respect these guardians who are ensuring th
4 days ago
Joe Biden signs into law landmark gun control bill
The most significant US gun control bill in nearly 30 years has been signed into law by President Joe Biden. It imposes tougher checks on young buyers and encourages s
4 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
4 days ago

25/06/2022
Sigatoka family seeks assistance in finding 90-year-old Ram Jas Sharma
A family is seeking assistance in locating their 90-year-old father, Ram Jas Sharma of Waibogi Settlement in Sigatoka who has been reported missing at the Sigatoka Police
5 days ago
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
5 days ago
Abortion clinics start to close in US after Supreme Court ruling
Clinics have begun closing in some US states after a Supreme Court ruling has removed American women's constitutional right to abortion. About half of states are expec
5 days ago

Please restore FNPF pension benefits to their former levels – Khan
Please restore FNPF pension benefits to their former levels as our pensions have been reduced by almost 50 percent. This is the call from the former Executive Director
5 days ago
Ro Teimumu Kepa will be running for 2022 elections - Gavoka
SODELPA MP and the paramount chief of the Burebasaga confederacy, Marama Roko Tui Dreketi, Ro Teimumu Kepa will be running for elections this year. This has been confi
5 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
5 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
5 days ago
Man in custody for his involvement in Wainibokasi Rd accident this morning
A 37-year-old carpenter is in police custody after the vehicle he was driving was involved in an accident along the Wainibokasi Road this morning. He is also suspected
5 days ago
Nasinu Muslim College was instituted in 1972 for the community in providing education - Dr Jokhan
Nasinu Muslim College was instituted in 1972 for the community in providing education and now it is in the top 10 schools in the country with the school topping the year
5 days ago

Investment in education top priority – Acting PM
Investment in education remains a top priority for government. This was highlighted by the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during a
5 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
5 days ago
Billie Eilish protests US abortion ruling at Glastonbury
Billie Eilish has used her Glastonbury headline set to address the US Supreme Court's decision to end the constitutional right to abortion. She says today is a really,
5 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
5 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
5 days ago
Fiji is committed to elevating our relations with Timor Leste – PM
Fiji is committed to elevating our relations with Timor Leste at all levels and looks forward to expanding collaboration in mutually beneficial areas of cooperation such
5 days ago

Proposed development aims to transform Keiyasi into a urban centre
A proposed development aims to transform Keiyasi into a thriving urban centre that aims to connect Fijians in the region to services — creating economic opportunities w
5 days ago
Vision Investments Limited donates TV set to Valelevu Health Centre
To combat the widespread epidemic of non-communicable disease in the country, the Health Ministry, along with stakeholders, are using a variety of communication channels
5 days ago
Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion
Millions of women in the US will lose the constitutional right to abortion, after the Supreme Court overturned its 50-year-old Roe v Wade decision. The judgement paves
5 days ago

FEO pays $7,150 to Community Elections Advocates
$7,150 has been disbursed to 21 communities by the Fijian Elections Office as part of the Community Engagement Project in partnership with the United Nations Development
FEO
5 days ago

24/06/2022
Taxi driver from Narere wins $81,000 vehicle from TotalEnergies
Narere taxi driver, Ritesh Kumar was all smiles today when he drove off with his brand-new Mitsubishi L200 Sportero vehicle after winning the Fuel, Refresh And Win with T
6 days ago
We cannot afford duplication of resources & development partners need to come together as one – AG
Fiji’s development partners need to come together as one as we cannot have duplication of resources as they are limited. This is the call from the Acting Prime Minis
6 days ago
New $2 million Stop & Shop Supermarket in Koronivia creates jobs for 32 people
32 people in Koronivia now have a job following the opening of the Stop & Shop Supermarket at Hexagon Plaza in Koronivia, Nausori today. The Koronivia area is abuz
6 days ago

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
6 days ago
SODELPA referred to FICAC by the Fijian Elections Office
SODELPA has been referred to FICAC for breach of Electoral Act provisions. The Fijian Elections Office says it has found that SODELPA has breached Section 116 of the E
6 days ago
Solar power plants to be constructed in Taveuni and Ovalau thanks to Korea
Solar power plants are expected to be constructed in Taveuni and Ovalau through funds provided by the Republic of Korea to the Korea/Pacific Islands Forum Fund. While
6 days ago

Issue of salary increase for FNU staff and old equipment raised with Acting PM
The issue of salary increase for FNU staff was raised with the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during a budget consultation at FNU Sama
6 days ago
Aspen Medical partners with Model Towns Charitable Trust to provide jobs for people with disadvantaged backgrounds
8 people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds living in the Koroipita community have been provided job opportunities by Aspen Medical. Aspen Medical is the company
6 days ago
Mock crash and rescue exercise at Nausori Airport
Nausori Airport held its full-scale aircraft emergency exercise – code named Crash Exercise 2022 earlier this week as Fiji Airports says it has no plans in lowering its
6 days ago

US Senate passes first major federal gun safety legislation in decades
The US Senate has passed a bipartisan bill to address gun violence that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades. The final vote was 65 to
6 days ago
190 officers pass-out from the Fiji Police Force
190 police officers successfully passed-out from the Fiji Police Force Basic Recruits Passout parade today at the Nasova barracks. This included 116 male officers and
6 days ago
Fiji secures $150 million loan to support COVID-19 recovery and climate resilience in Fiji
A $150 million Asian Development Bank loan has been approved to help Fiji recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and build resilience against climate and disaster risks. T
6 days ago

Unity Fiji’s Naucabalavu referred to FICAC
Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem has referred Unity Fiji’s Ratu Jope Naucabalavu to FICAC for a probable breach of Section 114 (1) of the Electoral Act. Sane
6 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
6 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
6 days ago

2 men charged in relation to the Raiwai brawl
Two men will be produced in the Suva Magistrates Court today after being charged for their alleged involvement in the Raiwai brawl last Sunday. Police Spokesperson, An
6 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
6 days ago
104 new COVID-19 cases since Monday
104 people have tested positive for COVID-19 since Monday. The Ministry of Health says 54 cases were recorded in the Central Division, 38 cases in the Western Division
6 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
6 days ago

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Grammar wins Suva Zone 2 girls and boys title
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Words matter, especially from a Minister - DPP
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