NEWS
No performance recognition and lack of rewards are contributing factors to the labour brain drain - Singh
No performance recognition and lack of reward contributes to the issue of labour brain drain in Fiji
1 hour ago
Qiliho is being questioned for allegations of abuse of office - Acting ACP Raikaci
Chief of Intelligence and Investigations Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Sakeo Raikaci says
16 hours ago
Landowner's concerns are a priority to be addressed and they are not forgotten - Ravu
Landowners are not forgotten and their concerns are a priority that needed to be addressed. This
1 hour ago

Prof. Prasad meets with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad has met with the Indian E
1 hour ago
Kiran hails Virisila Silivere special and a hero
Virisila Silivere, the woman that was hailed a hero for saving three children and three adults from
15 hours ago
New govt has sent some quite clear and firm messages about the principles it upholds – Prof. Medcalf
Fiji is an important place whether Fijians want that to be the case or not. This was stated by Au
15 hours ago

Blue economy holds enormous potential for development of various industries – Manoa Kamikamica
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade, Manoa Kamikamica, says in Fiji, the blue economy a
17 hours ago
2nd Women Nation convention to be held on the 24th and 25th of next month
A 2-day convention will benefit women entrepreneurs in Fiji after the Women Entrepreneurs Business C
17 hours ago
The life of every woman and girl matters - Tabuya
The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Lynda Tabuya, is shocked at the high rate
21 hours ago

Fijian Drua presents i-Tatau to President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere
The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua presented their i-Tatau to President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere at the S
17 hours ago
We should always be cautious that investments in tourism do not come at a cost to both our environment and our people - Gavoka
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Viliame Gavoka stresses that the value of our natura
1 day ago
FICAC investigating Saneem
FICAC has today confirmed receiving the complaint from the Fijian Elections Office Acting Supervisor
2 days ago

Stop departure for Saneem was issued by FICAC – AG
Attorney General, Siromi Turaga stresses that the stop departure for the former Supervisor of Electi
2 days ago
Saneem files complaints with FICAC against the AG, the Acting Supervisor of Elections and two other FEO staff
Former Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem has lodged complaints with FICAC against the Attorne
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08/02/2023
Talks with development partners regarding maintaining and upgrading facilities is in process – Tuisawau
My Ministry is holding talks with development partners regarding maintaining and upgrading facilities as such. This was highlighted by the Minister for Public Works, T
15 hours ago
New Zealand authorities recover 3.2 tonnes of cocaine from Pacific Ocean, believed to be bound for Australia
New Zealand authorities have recovered 3.2 tonnes of cocaine worth $NZ500 million ($450 million) from the Pacific Ocean, which they believe was bound for Australia. Ne
16 hours ago
Newborn baby saved from rubble as rescuers search for earthquake survivors in Syria and Türkiye
Residents digging through a collapsed building in a north-west Syrian town have discovered a crying infant whose mother appears to have given birth to her while buried un
20 hours ago

Attorney General, Siromi Turaga to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 8pm tonight
Attorney General, Siromi Turaga will appear on a special fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 8pm tonight. Straight Talk is returning due to a huge public d
20 hours ago
Ongoing projects between the UN and the Fiji Police have been successful - Samarasinha
UN Resident Coordinator, Sanaka Samarasinha, thanked Acting Commissioner of Police Juki Fong Chew for the continued partnership with the Fiji Police Force, adding that on
20 hours ago
USPSA welcomes the release of grant payments by the new government
The University of the South Pacific Students’ Association is pleased with the announcement by the new government of Fiji on the release of the FJ$10 million USP grant a
21 hours ago

More than 535 members paid upto $100,000 by FijiCare
In a historic payout, FijiCare Insurance Limited has disbursed its first ever ClimateCare parametric microinsurance payment via digital wallets and bank payments for over
22 hours ago
FCCC continues inspection for fuel and LPG price
254 inspections have been conducted by the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission in regards to the prices of fuel and LPG. FCCC says inspections are done after ev
22 hours ago
Prof. Prasad meets with India's Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Professor Biman Prasad has met India's Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Sin
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07/02/2023
Türkiye, Syria rescuers search for earthquake survivors as death toll passes 4,000
Rescuers in Türkiye and Syria have searched through the night, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 4,000 peop
2 days ago
Former Natabua Golden Age Home resident raises serious concerns of ill-treatment
A former resident of the now shut down Natabua Golden Age Home has raised serious concerns repeatedly about alleged lack of food, inhumane treatment, sexual, physical and
2 days ago
More than 2000 complaints lodged with the Online Safety Commission
Approximately 2,800 complaints have been lodged with the Online Safety Commission about online issues and the highest percentage of reports received were defamatory comme
2 days ago

Shortage of vets and costly de-sexing are factors of increase in stray dogs – Animals Fiji and Greater Good Foundation
The shortage of practicing veterinarians in Fiji and the high cost of de-sexing by animal welfare organizations are some of the factors that is contributing to the stray
2 days ago
USP VC hopes to be in the country next week
The Vice Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific Professor Pal Ahluwalia says he is hoping to be in the country next week. Professor Ahluwalia mentioned this
USP
2 days ago
Fiji needs an Adaptive Social Protection Strategy in place – Chand
Fiji needs an Adaptive Social Protection Strategy in place to respond to the frequency of natural disasters, severe flooding and COVID-19 issues. The Special Protectio
2 days ago

$42 million paid out to over 210,000 students in Fiji
$42 million has been paid out to over 210,000 students in Fiji under the Back to School Support. The Special Protection Specialist for the Ministry of Finance, Shamal
2 days ago
Tabuya commends WOWS Kids Fiji on helping children and their families living with cancer
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Lynda Tabuya shared her interest in finding new ways to forge future partnerships with WOWS Kids Fiji to further the
2 days ago
10 USP students receives Norway Pacific Climate Scholarship Programme
10 PhD students of the University of the South Pacific today received scholarships by the Norway Pacific Climate Scholarship Programme where they will be the first cohort
2 days ago

The amount of time young people are spending online can expose them to online risks - Kamikamica
The amount of time young people are spending online can expose them to online risks and it is all-important for us to educate them about it and provide them with the tool
2 days ago
Officers reminded to be exemplary and unique in the conduct of their service
Fifty police officers who are undergoing a four-week United Nations Police Pre-deployment Training at the Fiji Police Academy in Nasova, were reminded to be exemplary and
2 days ago
Tabuya commends WOWS Kids Fiji on helping children and their families living with cancer
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Lynda Tabuya shared her interest in finding new ways to forge future partnerships with WOWS Kids Fiji to further the
2 days ago

Beijing confirms Chinese balloon 'accidentally entered Latin American and Caribbean airspace'
Beijing's foreign ministry has confirmed that a balloon flying over Latin America is Chinese, after a similar device was shot down by the United States over the weekend.
2 days ago
Public consultation for proposed Tian Lun project postponed again
There has been another postponement of the public consultation relating to the proposed $600 million investment project along Queen Elizabeth Drive by Tian Lun Investment
2 days ago
Turkey and Syria plead for disaster support as earthquake death toll rises above 2300
Offers have poured in from Japan, the EU and others to support Turkey and Syria to deal with the devastating earthquake damage as rescuers continue racing against time to
2 days ago

myTelecom makes Prepay Data Top-Up Easy
Chief Executive Officer for Telecom Fiji Limited, Charles Goundar, says TFL is delighted to announce the launch of their new Online Top Up service. Goundar says Teleco
2 days ago
Waitangi Day is a reminder that the traditions and ethos of our elders still have relevance - Daurewa
It is important to note that in the midst of an ever changing world that we live in, Waitangi Day is a reminder that the traditions and ethos of our elders still have rel
2 days ago
NZ seasonal workers from Naimasimasi and Nuku village build village evacuation centre and footpath
Villagers of Naimasimasi and Nuku in the Province of Serua, who were working under seasonal workers scheme in New Zealand have banded together to build an evacuation cent
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06/02/2023
Magnitude-7.8 earthquake knocks down buildings in Türkiye and Syria, more than 200 dead
More than 200 people have died after a magnitude-7.8 quake struck south-east Türkiye and Syria, causing a number of buildings to collapse in both countries. The earth
3 days ago
Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum had a total package for the year of $387,790.08 and received $32,315.84 per month - Amrit
Fijian Broadcasting Corporation Chair, Ajay Bhai Amrit stresses the former CEO, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum had a total package for the year of $387,790.08 and received $32,315.8
3 days ago
Millions of tonnes of waste dumped at Naboro Landfill since its inception in August 2005
The Naboro Landfill has received 1,295,651 tonnes of waste since its inception in August 2005 to December last year, and the tonnage of waste landing has increased drasti
3 days ago

CWM Board of Visitors confirms clean up day on Feb 25th
Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Board of Visitors Chair, Dr Esther Williams has stated they are having a Clean Up Day on Saturday, February 25th. Dr Williams says the
3 days ago
Magnitude-7.8 earthquake knocks down buildings in Türkiye and Syria, many feared dead
Many people are feared dead after a magnitude-7.8 quake struck south-east Türkiye and Syria, causing a number of buildings to collapse in both countries. The earthqua
3 days ago
Prof.Prasad having several high-level bilateral engagements with Indian Government Ministers
Fiji's discussions in India will be focused on advancing India-Fiji economic relations and bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual strategic interest. This has been h
3 days ago

Revoke the lease for the state land and state tiri land and don’t allow the Tian Lun Investment Limited project – Rev.Bhagwan
General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, Reverend James Bhagwan has made a plea to the government to cancel the lease for the state land and state tiri la
3 days ago
Fiji faces the challenge of mass departure of IT experts - Kamikamica
The Fiji Government's priority is finding solutions to retain and attract highly skilled professionals in the IT industry as the country is facing the challenge of the ma
3 days ago
President of the Methodist Church of Fiji wishes Fijian children the best
The President of the Methodist Church of Fiji, Rev Ili Vunisuwai, wishes all the children of Fiji a blessed and productive term ahead of them while they begin their new s
3 days ago

$1.5b Suva-Nadi Cross Country Project will not happen in the foreseeable future - FRA
The $1.5 billion Suva to Nadi Cross Country Project is not going to happen in the foreseeable future. This has been confirmed by Fiji Roads Authority CEO Kamal Prasad
3 days ago
13 year old Ivamere Waqavonovono reported missing
Police are seeking help in locating 13-year-old Ivamere Waqavonovono, who has been reported missing at the Valelevu Police Station. Waqavonovono left home on the 10th
3 days ago
I am especially grateful for this enduring partnership that exists between Aotearoa New Zealand and Fiji - Darlow
On this year’s Waitangi Day, I am especially grateful for this enduring partnership that exists between Aotearoa New Zealand and Fiji, which will continue to adapt and
3 days ago

Students are expected to report to school from today – Radrodro
Education Minister Aseri Radrodro says students are expected to report to school from today, just as they had announced previously. Radrodro says for day schools, stu
3 days ago
Silivere hailed a hero after saving 6 people from being swept away by strong currents
Virisila Silivere has been hailed a hero by her community after she saved three children and three adults from drowning last week. The Savulili, Seaqaqa resident risk
3 days ago
PM urges the children of Vuda to do good and study hard
Children need to focus on their goals and study hard in school in order to become successful in life. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka highlighted this during a church s
3 days ago

05/02/2023
Beyoncé could become the greatest Grammy winner of all time
Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Lizzo and Sam Smith with Kim Petras will be performing at the Grammy Awards tomorrow. Beyoncé leads the nominations, with nine
4 days ago
UN stands ready to support the new government to realize their sustainable tourism goals - Samarasinha
The United Nations stands ready to support the new government to realize their sustainable tourism goals. This was highlighted by the UN Resident Coordinator to Fiji,
4 days ago
Plans to set up radio therapy services at the Aspen Lautoka Hospital – Dr Tudravu
There are plans to set up radio therapy services at the Aspen Lautoka Hospital in the near future. This was highlighted by the Chief Medical Adviser Dr Jemesa Tudravu
4 days ago

Police seek help to identify a victim of an accident in Makoi
The Valelevu Police is pleading for the public's help to identify the victim of a road accident. They say the victim allegedly crossed the road and all of a sudden was
4 days ago
35 year old driver involved in fatal accident charged
The driver of the vehicle alleged to have caused the death of a 23-year-old man in Navua on the 28th of January has been charged. Police say the 35-year-old accused ha
4 days ago
15 people arrested for illicit drugs offences across the country
15 people have been arrested over the past few days for illicit drugs throughout the county. Chief Operations Officer, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Livai Dr
4 days ago

I believe in the very important work of the Fiji Cancer Society – Tabuya
Minister for Women and Children Lynda Tabuya says she believes in the very important work of the Fiji Cancer Society. While speaking at the World Cancer Day – Landm
4 days ago
33 primary and secondary school students committed drug related crimes last year
Last year 33 primary and secondary school students, the youngest being a 13-year-old committed drug related crimes. This has been highlighted by the Fiji Police Narco
4 days ago
Pakistan blocks Wikipedia for 'blasphemous content'
Wikipedia has been blocked in Pakistan for hosting "blasphemous content". The move was announced after the free online encyclopaedia was given a 48-hour deadline to re
4 days ago

Rabuka says everyone needs to support our youths
Everyone needs to encourage and support our youths with whatever they aim for and keep on striving for the benefit of their future. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka high
4 days ago
Strengthening community policing relations is the way forward - A/ACP Driu
Strengthening community policing relations is the way forward for the Fiji Police Force. This was the main message delivered by the Chief Operations Officer Acting Ass
4 days ago
More than 1000 cancer cases diagnosed each year – Dr Tudravu
In Fiji it is estimated that we diagnose more than 1000 cancer cases each year. This was highlighted by the Chief Medical Adviser Dr Jemesa Tudravu at the World Cancer
4 days ago

US shoots down Chinese spy balloon over Atlantic
United States authorities have confirmed the government has shot down a Chinese spy balloon over the Atlantic Ocean. According to eyewitness reports, the balloon was h
4 days ago

04/02/2023
Taveuni farmer swept away
A 30 year old farmer of Nayalayala settlement in Taveuni was swept away after he tried to cross a flooded river. Minister for Disaster Management Sakiasi Ditoka says he
5 days ago
Two more children receive life saving heart surgery
Two more children have received life saving heart surgeries at the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital. 5 year old Jacob Prasad is one of the children and his mother
5 days ago
Another online scam surfaces
People are once again being advised to refrain from sharing their personal information as another online scam has surfaced. Police say this scam promises large sums of
5 days ago

Fiji Higher Education Commission must foster and safeguard the national interest and promote the development of Fiji - Radrodro
Minister for Education Aseri Radrodro says the Fiji Higher Commission must foster and safeguard the national interest of students and parents, and the higher education pr
5 days ago
Refurbished dining hall at Ballantine Memorial School opened
The newly refurbished $40,000 dining hall at Ballantine Memorial School has been officially opened as they look forward towards a a bigger, better and brighter future.
5 days ago
Good to see the youth take part in the fundraising walk organized by the Fiji Cancer Society – Tabuya
Minister for Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation Lynda Tabuya says it was good to see the youth take part in the fundraising walk organized by the Fiji Cancer Societ
5 days ago

More than 100 people gather for the Fiji Cancer Society fundraising walk
More than 100 people were part of the fundraising walk organized by the Fiji Cancer Society at Albert Park this morning. Minister for Women, Children, and Poverty Alle
5 days ago
Apple sales in biggest fall since 2019
Apple sales dropped at the end of 2022 as shoppers squeezed by the rising cost of living cut back their purchases. Sales at the iPhone giant fell 5% in the three month
5 days ago
Saneem says he was not aware of any live investigations against him
Former Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem has questioned the legality and the presence of his name on the watch list in the absence of a stop departure order after h
5 days ago

Police call on people to be alert whilst doing back to school shopping
As many people will be out this weekend doing their last minute back to school shopping, Police officers will be out and about patrolling to ensure that we have an incide
5 days ago
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken postpones China trip over 'unacceptable' Chinese spy balloon violation
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a visit to China that had been expected to start on Friday after a Chinese spy balloon was tracked flying across the Un
5 days ago
51 people charged with serious crimes last month
51 people were charged with a total of 62 counts of separate incidents of serious crimes last month. There were 39 victims of the 62 counts of separate incidents. T
5 days ago

Tourism will be the saviour for Fiji in 2023 and 2024 - Gavoka
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism Viliame Gavoka says that tourism will be the saviour for Fiji in 2023 and 2024. While speaking after the opening of Parl
5 days ago

03/02/2023
Parts of Labasa still flooded
Parts of Vanua Levu are still flooded from this morning. Our reporter on the ground Mohammed Feroz has confirmed that Urata crossing in Bulileka, Korowiri Tovata cross
6 days ago
Nick Kyrgios has assault charge dismissed despite guilty plea
A charge of common assault against tennis star Nick Kyrgios has been dismissed despite his earlier plea of guilty in the ACT Magistrates Court. Kyrgios had been charge
6 days ago
Govt to establish Education Commission to review the entire education system in the country - President
President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere says an Education Commission will be established to review the entire education system in the country and make recommendations for impro
6 days ago

FNU Council members resign
Fiji National University Council Chancellor and Chair, Tessa Price, and members of the FNU Council, Vishnu Mohan and Lala Sowane, have resigned. Minister for Education
FNU
6 days ago
PM says they want to have a mini budget as quickly as possible while Prof. Prasad says there will be no mini budget
Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says they want to have a mini budget as quickly as possible and he thinks it will be in the next parliamentary sitting in March. Rabuka
6 days ago
Chaudhry says FICAC’s Aslam must also be investigated
Labour Leader Mahendra Chaudhry is now calling for Commissioner of FICAC Rashmi Aslam to also be investigated for clearing Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem 13 mon
6 days ago

Tourism Fiji partners with PRF for the 2023 Global Recycling Day
The Pacific Recycling Foundation has confirmed a major partnership with Tourism Fiji in line with this year’s Global Recycling Day, to be held on the 18th of March at t
6 days ago
Missing men at sea found
The three man reported missing at sea earlier have been found and are on their way back to be reunited with their families. Police say the engine developed problems an
6 days ago
Govt is drafting plans for revival of medical and hospital services – President
President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere says the government is drafting plans for the revival of medical and hospital services by improving and maintaining facilities, services
6 days ago

Prakash sentenced to 36 months imprisonment
Former FijiFirst MP Vijendra Prakash has been sentenced to 36 months, and he will be serving 28 months in custody, with a non parole period of 22 months. Prakash’s r
6 days ago
Heavy rain warning and alert in force
A heavy rain warning remains in force for the Northern Division, Lau and Lomaiviti group and nearby smaller islands, Yasawa and Mamanuca groups. We are getting floodin
6 days ago
Vernacular speaking allowed in Parliament
Vosa Vaka-Viti and Hindi language will now be allowed to be spoken in Parliament, and the Speaker of the Parliament is also allowed to pray the way he wishes to pray and
6 days ago

The first Great Council of Chiefs meeting will take place in May – President
President, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere has confirmed that the first Great Council of Chiefs meeting will be held in May. While opening the new parliament session, Ratu Wil
6 days ago
Mohammed Saneem referred to FICAC by the FEO
The Fijian Elections Office has referred former Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem to FICAC for probable alleged abuse of office and for corrupting benefits given t
6 days ago
UN commits to further support for Fiji’s SMEs, cooperatives, and the media
The United Nations has agreed to support the Fiji Government to convene a roundtable of development partners, the private sector and key stakeholders to discuss best appr
6 days ago

Saneem stopped from leaving the country this morning as he is now under investigation by FICAC
Former Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem was stopped from leaving the country this morning as he is now under investigation by FICAC. When contacted by fijivill
6 days ago
28 new COVID cases recorded
28 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded since last Thursday. Of the 28 new cases recorded, 11 cases were recorded in the Central Division, 12 cases in the Western
6 days ago
Vijendra Prakash to be sentenced today
Former FijiFirst MP, Vijendra Prakash who gave false information to a public servant and obtained financial advantage will be sentenced today. Prakash falsely stated t
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Proposed Tian Lun project at Nasese
Concerned residents are wondering why there was no publicity about such a huge project that will affect the environment along Queen Elizabeth ...
22 hours ago

Stray dog situation in Fiji
The shortage of practicing veterinarians in Fiji and the high cost of de-sexing by animal welfare organizations are some of the factors that is ...
24 hours ago

All Blacks 7s claim both Sydney 7s men’s and women’s titles
Serious questions are being asked after yet another dismal performance by the Fiji Airways men’s 7s team in the HSBC World 7s Series.
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