NEWS
< PREVIOUS NEXT >
23/11/2022
Who needs the Great Council of Chiefs and what will it bring to this country – Bainimarama
FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama has raised the question in a party rally in Rakiraki on who needs the Great Council of Chiefs and what will it bring to Fiji. Bain
8 days ago
Postal voting applications close
With postal voting applications now closed, the Fijian Elections Office has aprroved 5,191 applications for the 2022 general elections so far. Supervisor of Elections
8 days ago
Police operations have picked up after the writ of elections - Qiliho
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho says their operations have picked up after the writ of the elections was issued. The Commissioner highlighted thi
8 days ago

NFP and PA says the FijiFirst fear tactics will not work on the people of Fiji
People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says people fear the government now because they are afraid when they criticise them, the government will act against them.
8 days ago
NGO Coalition calls for free and fair elections to reflect the will of the Fijian people and a peaceful transition of power upon the election of the next government
As the nation prepares to vote in the upcoming general elections, the NGO Coalition on Human Rights implores all stakeholders as well as the people of Fiji engage in a pe
8 days ago
Students completed their studies on time will have 50 percent of their TELS loan written off – Chaudhry
Fiji Labour Party Leader Mahendra Chaudhry says the FLP is intending to bring back the scholarships which were being given before the National Toppers Scheme came on.
8 days ago

Cawaru reminds workers to set clear goals and uphold integrity
29 Fijian workers, who will be leaving our shores this week for employment opportunities in Australia, were reminded to set clear goals, stay focused and perform their be
8 days ago
Qiliho assures Multinational Observer Group
Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho met with the Heads of the Multinational Observer Group for the 2022 general elections. Qiliho assured them tha
8 days ago
Budweiser to reward the winners of FIFA world cup and their fans
Qatar’s last-minute decision to ban alcohol at World Cup stadiums has left Budweiser with loads of beer left on its hands. The company has an innovative solution to off
8 days ago

Shocking and disgraceful for Bainimarama to say something without backing it up with evidence - Rabuka
People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says it is shocking and disgraceful for the leader of the country to be making statements without providing any evidence to bac
8 days ago
FLP aims to win 28 seats but will not work with FijiFirst
The Fiji Labour Party is aiming to win 28 seats in next month’s general elections however if no party makes the majority, the FLP will not work with the FijiFirst. W
8 days ago

22/11/2022
Doctor Jone Hawea to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight
We Unite Fiji Party Deputy Leader, Doctor Jone Hawea will appear on our special general elections talkback show, fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonig
9 days ago
My track record speaks for itself and everyone cheering on Rabuka during the launch of the People’s Alliance manifesto are beneficiaries of my policies – Bainimarama
FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama says he has done more for the people of Fiji than any other Prime Minister in the country however National Federation Party Leader, P
9 days ago
FEO receives complaint from Mick Beddoes regarding Bainimarama’s statement at Syria Park and Sayed-Khaiyum on Walesi
The Fijian Elections Office has confirmed they have received one complaint from Unity Fiji in regards to the statement made by FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama during
9 days ago

Rabuka and Prof. Prasad undaunted by Naidu’s court outcome
People’s Alliance Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka and National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says they are undaunted by the result of prominent lawyer, Richard
9 days ago
Richard Naidu found guilty
Prominent lawyer, Richard Naidu has been found guilty by High Court Judge Justice Jude Nanayakkara for contempt scandalising the court. Naidu posted on his Facebook p
9 days ago
We Unite Fiji confident to make 5 percent threshold - Nadalo
We Unite Party Leader and former Deputy Speaker Ruveni Nadalo is confident they will reach the 5 percent threshold for the 2022 general elections. Nadalo says they hav
9 days ago

People’s Alliance Govt to explore re-establishment of the PWD
A People’s Alliance Government will explore re-establishment of the Public Works Department and provide it with appropriate equipment to undertake construction and main
9 days ago
FijiFirst Party does not need to campaign because everywhere in Fiji, they have made changes and put up billboards - Adimaitoga
Assistant Minister for iTaukei Affairs Selai Adimaitoga says the FijiFirst Party does not need to campaign because everywhere in Fiji, they have made changes and have pro
9 days ago
To me, this elections is all about leadership - Narube
Let us look for leadership that will not deceive us, that will not harm us but give us hope. This was stated by Unity Fiji Leader, Savenaca Narube who says, to him thi
9 days ago

FEO launches Channel 14 on Walesi
To ensure people can understand and be better advised on this year’s general elections, the Fijian Elections Office has today launched its television channel on the Wal
9 days ago
Fijian woman allegedly murdered in Perth hotel
"I wish she was here, just to hear her voice one more time, or just to see her face." These were the words shared by Seremana Tikomailautoka, whose mother was allegedl
9 days ago
7-member FEMAT team travels to Tuvalu in response to COVID-19
A 7-member team from the Fiji Emergency Medical Assistance Team has left our shores for Tuvalu in response to a request from the Tuvalu Government and World Health Organi
9 days ago

Indonesia: Java quake kills 162 and injures hundreds
An earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed at least 162 people and injured hundreds. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a
9 days ago
4-year-old girl in Sigatoka dies in a house fire
A four-year-old child died allegedly from burns sustained in a house fire in Waicoba Village in Sigatoka, yesterday afternoon. Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro says
9 days ago
1,313 complaints received by Consumer Council from Aug to Oct with a monetary value of $1.3 million - Shandil
People are being urged to be cautious and exercise proper due diligence when forking out money from their pockets as we head into the festive season since the Consumer Co
9 days ago

36-year-old carpenter charged with the alleged murder of the 30-year-old woman found dead near Lomolomo Beach
A 36-year-old carpenter will be produced in the Lautoka Magistrates Court today after being charged with the alleged murder of the 30-year-old woman from Waqadra in Nadi,
9 days ago
Mahendra Chaudhry to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight
Fiji Labour Party Leader, Mahendra Chaudhry will appear on our special general elections talkback show, fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight on our
9 days ago
Judgement day for Richard Naidu
High Court Judge Justice Jude Nanayakkara will deliver his judgement this afternoon in the matter where committal proceedings have been brought against prominent lawyer,
9 days ago

21/11/2022
SODELPA threatened after sharing live videos – Koroisavou
SODELPA has raised concerns during a campaign meeting in Suva that they have received threatening messages after posting live recordings for their followers. SODELPA Ca
10 days ago
More than 40 villagers from Nakorovou Village visit Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre for free health check-ups
More than 40 villagers from Nakorovou Village, Rewa visited Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre for their free health check-ups today. There was free bus transport arranged
10 days ago
WOWS Kids Fiji receive a car as an early Christmas gift to help children across Fiji receive medical treatment
WOWS Kids Fiji received a car as an early Christmas gift from All Freight Logistics to help children across Fiji receive medical treatment, hospital visitations and pick
10 days ago

If anybody is whipping up racism and inciting people, it is Bainimarama and Sayed-Khaiyum – Prof. Prasad
National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad says if anybody is whipping up racism and inciting people, it is the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Aiyaz
10 days ago
Bainimarama says Prof. Prasad who maybe is a rich Indo Fijian will just get on a plane and go overseas if there is trouble
FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama is now saying that National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad is pretending not to know what happened during the 1987 a
10 days ago
PRF and Uni Fiji announce partnership in the area of waste management and recycling
Pacific Recycling Foundation and The University of Fiji are delighted to announce their partnership in the area of waste management and recycling. Waste Recyclers Fij
10 days ago

I support FijiFirst and I'll die FijiFirst: Seruiratu
FijiFirst candidate, Inia Seruiratu says he joined the FijiFirst Party because he saw that it is a party that brought unity to this country. While speaking at the Fiji
10 days ago
The FijiFirst government has removed the control of the natural resources – Narube
Unity Fiji Leader, Savenaca Narube says the FijiFirst government is correct when they say land and resource ownership is protected under the constitution but they are not
10 days ago
We will bring back Prof. Ahluwalia and make sure Prof. Brij Lal’s ashes comes back to Tabia - Rabuka
People’s Alliance Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka says if they come into Government, they will welcome University of the South Pacific Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia b
10 days ago

Lomolomo beach body find case classified as murder
The case where the body of a woman was found near Lomolomo beach has been classified as murder. The woman was a mother of 2 and her body was discovered earlier this mo
10 days ago
Coups and violence do nothing for anybody especially the iTaukei community - Gavoka
SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka has hit back on claims made by the FijiFirst Leader Voreqe Bainimarama at a rally at Nausori where Bainimarama said that the opposition were
10 days ago
The number of postal vote applications received locally is a worry - Saneem
Out of the 23,000 expected postal vote applications, only 4,303 have been received by the Fijian Elections Office. Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem says the pos
11 days ago

20/11/2022
Police concerned that a number of acts of vandalism and intimidation targeting FijiFirst has been reported - Qiliho
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho says rather disturbingly, the Fiji Police Force notes with deep concern that a number of acts of vandalism and intim
11 days ago
There has been a lot of wastage of funds as the same roads are being repaired in a short period of time - Qereqeretabua
National Federation Party candidate, Lenora Qereqeretabua says there has been a lot of wastage as the same roads are being repaired in a short period of time and it is no
11 days ago
We have gone without the Great Council of Chiefs in the last 8 years and we do not want it back - Bainimarama
FijiFirst Party Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama says they have gone without the Great Council of Chiefs in the last 7 to 9 years and they do not want it back. While speakin
11 days ago

People’s Alliance to review all constitutional procedures and seek amendments to ensure independence of crucial institutions if they form Govt
If elected into Government, The People’s Alliance will review all constitutional procedures and seek amendments to ensure independence of crucial institutions such as t
11 days ago
26-year-old arrested in Colo-i-Suva following an aggravated robbery case
A 26-year-old man has been arrested following an aggravated robbery case in Colo-i-Suva last night after the quick action of a 20-year-old mechanic. Chief Operations O
11 days ago
Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump's Twitter account after 15 million accounts respond to poll
Elon Musk has reinstated former US president Donald Trump's Twitter account after more than 15 million accounts responded to a poll. Musk, who bought the social media
11 days ago

Running a Government in the 21st century is not just a walk in the park, and not just about running a small canteen - Sayed-Khaiyum
General Secretary for the FijiFirst Party, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says running a Government in the 21st century is not just a walk in the park, and it's not just about runni
11 days ago
3-year-old boy drowns in Nadi
A 3-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool at a house in Martintar, Nadi. Police say the boy was found motionless. It is reported the child was left in the car
11 days ago
1,400 plants believed to be marijuana uprooted in the hills of Navosa
Drug operations continue around the country, as a raid in the hills of Navosa resulted in the discovery of more than 1,400 plants believed to be marijuana. Police Chie
11 days ago

Ministry gives $1,000 cheque each to families whose homes were destroyed in a fire earlier this month
Two families who lost all their belongings in a fire in Vatudradra, Sigatoka earlier this month have been given cash cheques of $1,000 each through the Fire Victims Relie
11 days ago
Transgender and gender non-conforming people continue to be subjected to staggering levels of violence, verbal abuse and harassment, and discrimination in Fiji and the Pacific - Vulavou
Pacific Sexual and Gender Diversity Network CEO Isikeli Vulavou says in Fiji and the Pacific, transgender and gender non-conforming people continue to be subjected to sta
11 days ago
Journalism is anything but boring and it is always an adventure - Sefeti
Journalism is anything but boring and it is always an adventure. This has been highlighted by USP Journalism Students Association President Sera Tikotikovatu Sefeti du
11 days ago

Waqainabete commends Fiji Institute Medical Laboratory Science members for their role in Fiji's battle against the COVID-19
Minister for Health Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete has commended members of the Fiji Institute Medical Laboratory Science for their role in Fiji's health sector and most imp
11 days ago

19/11/2022
Tuwai and Nagasau blessed to be part of the International Week of Deaf People
Dual Olympic Games gold medalist Jerry Tuwai and Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s skipper Rusila Nagasu are counting themselves lucky to be the special guest at the Gospel School
12 days ago
4,689 children between 2019-2021 have reported suffering from emotional abuse, verbal abuse, and being victims of parental conflict - Akbar
4,689 children between 2019-2021 have reported suffering from emotional abuse, verbal abuse, and being victims of parental conflict and most of these children suffer the
12 days ago
There would be no need for clean-up campaigns if we took personal responsibility when it comes to waste management- Deo
More than 100 people took part in the training and logistical support provided by Waste Recyclers Fiji Limited and Pacific Recycling Foundation during a clean-up campaign
12 days ago

In it's first 100 days in Govt, PA will present a mini budget, start prep for local govt elections, pay USP grant and repeal laws like women having to change their birth cert if they want to use their married name - Rabuka
The People’s Alliance in the first 100 days in government aims to present a mini budget to implement the party’s priorities, form a Truth and Reconciliation Commissio
12 days ago
There is nothing wrong with having a National Council of Chiefs or a Council of Elders - Rabuka
People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka believes there is a place for the Great Council of Chiefs in the country and they will consult with the removed sitting members
12 days ago
Consultations have to be held for the GCC and any changes that affect everybody - Qereqeretabua
National Federation Party candidate, Lenora Qereqeretabua says with everything, there has to be consultations and that is one thing we had to be forced to go without over
12 days ago

Free Wi-Fi and digital TV launched at Lautoka Market
Market vendors and people going to the Lautoka Market now have free Wi-Fi and can also watch TV after the launch of the free Wi-Fi and digital television initiative. W
12 days ago
17-year-old missing girl found
The 17-year-old girl who was reported missing at the Labasa Police Station yesterday has been found. She was reported missing after she failed to return to her home in
12 days ago
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes jailed for fraud
Elizabeth Holmes, a disgraced former Silicon Valley tech CEO, has been sentenced to 11.25 years for fraud. Her company, Theranos was once valued at US$9 billion. Sh
12 days ago

Basic Industries Company wins the Frank Hilton Organisation Bara Battle
12 teams battled it out at the Great Bara Battle this morning at Albert Park, to raise funds for the Frank Hilton Organisation The winners of the Bara Battle, Basic In
12 days ago
Police request for information to help locate missing 17-year-old
The Police is urging public to come forward with any information that will help locate 17-year-old Priya Priyanka Naidu. Naidu was reported missing at the Labasa Polic
12 days ago
Firefighters contain fire at Juns Educational Centre in Nabua
National Fire Authority officers have contained a fire at the Juns Educational Centre at the Muktaben junction in Nabua. Police and NFA are still at the scene. Witn
12 days ago

Senior Accountant and Transport Provider front Anti-Corruption Court for corruption related offences
A Senior Accountant with the Ministry of Education based at the Transport Assistance Unit and a Transport Provider appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court Anti-Corruption
12 days ago
Former driving instructor charged for corruption
A former driving instructor has been charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption for corruption related offences. Sandeep Anand Reddy is charged with
12 days ago

18/11/2022
Koroituku to be produced in court for damaging campaign material in Tavua
A man has been charged by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption for an electoral offence. Eveni Cokiverata Koroituku is charged with one count of Non-Inte
13 days ago
3,808 postal voter applications received while 1 voter has already voted
3,808 postal voter applications have been received by the Fijian Elections Office so far and one voter has already voted. Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem also
13 days ago
The suggestion by Sayed-Khaiyum that I’m picking on him because of his academic record, or ethnicity is absolute nonsense – Kamikamica
The People’s Alliance Deputy Party Leader Manoa Kamikamica says the suggestion by Minister of Economy and the General Secretary for FijiFirst Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum that K
13 days ago

We are a multi-racial party and not an Indian party – Chaudhry
Fiji Labour Party Leader, Mahendra Chaudhry says it is disturbing that the FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama should use words such as “stabbing, murder and blood spi
13 days ago
Visitor arrivals for Oct 2022 stands at 90.6% of Oct 2019 levels, current trends show that this year’s target will be surpassed
Visitor arrivals for October was 70,152 which is 90.6 percent of October 2019 levels (pre COVID). The Fiji Bureau of Statistics says the October 2022 arrivals is a dec
13 days ago
Courts Fiji Limited launches their 2022 Christmas & Sportsworld Christmas Promotion
Hundreds of people in Suva got into the festive mood this morning after Courts Fiji Limited started their 2022 Christmas & Sportsworld Christmas Promotion with Father
13 days ago

Sayed-Khaiyum says parties are misleading people while Rabuka says it is a fact that consent for some issues has been taken away for iTaukei land
FijiFirst General Secretary, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says if a loan taken out by a tenant on a leased iTaukei land cannot be paid and the bank does a mortgage sale, it will b
13 days ago
There should be no tolerance for dangerous messages in a multiracial and multicultural democracy like Fiji - Ali
There should be no tolerance for such dangerous messages in a multiracial and multicultural democracy like our beloved Fiji. This was highlighted by the Fiji Women’s
13 days ago
Overall crime rate from January to October down by 6%, crimes against children recorded a 26% increase while crimes against women recorded a 23% reduction in October
The overall crime rate for the period of January to October 2022 recorded a reduction of 6 percent, and the Fiji Police Force says it continues to focus on strengthening
13 days ago

People's Alliance will review salaries for civil servants, Ministers and Prime Minister if they come into leadership - Rabuka
People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says they will review the salaries for civil servants, Ministers and the Prime Minister when they come into leadership after th
13 days ago
Closing submissions in Vijendra Prakash's trial to be made next week
Closing submissions in former FijiFirst MP, Vijendra Prakash’s trial will take place on Wednesday. Prakash is charged with giving false information to a public serva
13 days ago
Racist and inciteful – Prof Prasad on Bainimarama’s comments
National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad says FijiFirst Leader Voreqe Bainimarama’s racist and inciteful statements of hurt, murder and spillage of bloo
13 days ago

13 new appointments for Permanent Secretaries confirmed
The Public Service Commission with the support of the Prime Minister has announced the 13 new appointments for Permanent Secretaries for various ministries. Ashwin Raj
13 days ago
20 new COVID cases
20 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded since last Thursday. Of the 20 cases recorded, 16 were recorded in the Central Division, 3 in the Western Division, 1 case
13 days ago
Gavoka demands Bainimarama to withdraw his defamatory and misleading public statements or face legal action for inciting violence
SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka says they are appalled by the allegations made by the FijiFirst Leader Voreqe Bainimarama during what they call a rent-a-crowd rally at Syri
13 days ago

Freehold titles are sacrosanct and it cannot be alienated – Rabuka
People's Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says people must understand that freehold land titles are sacrosanct and people cannot alienate freehold land titles. This was
13 days ago

17/11/2022
Fijian Elections Office transports the first batch of ballot papers
The Fijian Elections Office has transported the first batch of ballot papers from the printery to secure storage yesterday afternoon. Supervisor of Elections Mohammed
14 days ago
39-year-old Nadi man arrested following the alleged discovery of meth in his home
A 39-year old man of Namoli, Nadi has been arrested following the discovery of white crystals believed to be methamphetamine in his home. A joint raid conducted by t
14 days ago
National Health Insurance Scheme, scholarships to assist more financially disadvantaged students and increased funding for iTaukei land development announced in FLP manifesto
A new National Health Insurance Scheme, scholarships to assist more financially disadvantaged students, a Violence Never Campaign and increased funding for iTaukei land d
14 days ago

Nightclubs, currently re-modelled as bars or taverns, may now operate in line with closing hours stipulated in the Liquor Licenses - COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce
The COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce has made changes to Fiji’s COVID Safe Business Protocols which includes nightclubs, currently re-modelled as bars or taverns, may
14 days ago
If a political party raises land issue, they know they will not win the election – Bainimarama
FijiFirst Leader Voreqe Bainimarama says they have heard that the opposition parties are going around and telling the iTaukei community that they will restore the ownersh
14 days ago
We are not that stupid to take away things like fee free education and social welfare benefits – Prof. Prasad
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says they are not that stupid to take away the social welfare benefits of the most vulnerable when they come into
14 days ago

NFP will cut Ministers pay by a third after coming into Govt and give permanent contracts for civil servants – Prof. Prasad
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says they will cut the Ministers pay by one-third in the first 100 days after coming into Government as a symbolic
14 days ago
It’s not only about potholes, education, or footpaths when you go to vote - Sayed-Khaiyum
FijiFirst General Secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is urging the people when they are going to vote on the 14th of next month to think about which government can look after
14 days ago
Former Fiji resident to provide more employment opportunities to Fijians
A former Fijian whose humble beginnings started in Suvavou Village, Suva, was in the country earlier this month as the first approved employer of Fijian origin under the
14 days ago

Kamikamica should look at what’s happening beyond our borders which is causing the increase in prices – Bainimarama
FijiFirst Leader, Voreqe Bainimarama says the Deputy Leader of People’s Alliance, Manoa Kamikamica should look at what is happening beyond Fiji’s borders when he clai
14 days ago
Sitiveni Rabuka to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight
People’s Alliance Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka will appear on our special general elections talkback show, fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight on our
14 days ago
Sitiveni Rabuka will be Prime Minister if NFP and People’s Alliance come into Govt – Prof. Prasad
National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad has revealed that if they form the next government with the People’s Alliance, Sitiveni Rabuka will be the Prim
14 days ago

< PREVIOUS NEXT >
IN DEPTH
Womens Rugby World Cup 2022
Quarter-final qualification is now the goal for the Rooster Chicken Fijiana 15’s following their 21-17 victory against South Africa.
42 days ago

Queen Elizabeth II passes away
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
72 days ago

Fiji wins Melrose Cup after 17 years
Fiji wins the RWC 7s title after 17 year drought
74 days ago

TOP