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15/06/2021
COVID-19 outbreak is escalating in the Lami - Nausori containment area, with numbers expected to rise further
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says the COVID-19 outbreak, based on the number of daily cases, is escalating in the Lami - Nausori containment area, wi
7 days ago
New daily record of COVID-19 cases as 116 cases announced, 73 yr old COVID-19 patient passes away at CWM Hospital
A new daily record of COVID-19 cases has been reached as 116 new cases have been announced while there is an unfortunate death from COVID-19. A 73-year-old patient at
7 days ago
Two doses of the AstraZeneca 92% effective while two doses of Pfizer vaccine is 96% effective against hospitalization from the Delta variant – Public Health England
Two doses of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalization from the Delta variant of the coronavirus, according to a n
8 days ago

Many people have been seen without masks in Lami Town while some had their masks hanging and some had it in their pockets
Residents of Lami are raising serious concerns that a lot of people are walking around the Lami area without masks and not following health protocols and some were also s
8 days ago
Naqelelevu villager calls for assistance of food and sanitary supplies
A Naqelelevu villager is calling for assistance with food and sanitary supplies as they have run out of all their supplies. Leonard Loga who has been stuck in Suva sin
8 days ago
Waila woman raises concern about Fiji Times article with the AG
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says there are, unfortunately, some media outlets, politicians, and individuals who care more about politicising COVID-19 than wantin
8 days ago

Batch of vaccines that breach cold chain parameters, is entirely removed and not used – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong has highlighted that they are careful of the quality control for vaccines and if one batch does not look good or breaches
8 days ago
I’m confident that Fiji has enough equipment for the surge in COVID-19 cases – Dr. Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says he is confident that Fiji has enough equipment for the surge in COVID-19 cases that they have planned for, and they
8 days ago
Fiji is following WHO guidelines that helps the doctors to determine whether a patient’s death was related to COVID-19 or another illness – Dr Sahukhan
The Ministry of Health’s Head of Health Protection, Doctor Aalisha Sahukhan says the 7 positive COVID cases that have died due to pre-existing non-COVID-related illness
8 days ago

Lockdowns, physical distancing and limitations to our rights during these times must not be used as an excuse to neglect and ill-treat older persons - Raj
The Human Rights and Anti Discrimination Commission says lockdowns, physical distancing and limitations to our rights and freedoms during these extraordinary times must n
8 days ago
Laucala Bay McDonald’s branch closed as a precautionary measure
McDonald’s Fiji Director Marc McElrath says they have closed their branch in Laucala Bay as a precautionary measure. McElrath says they have taken this measure as th
8 days ago
Residents in lockdown areas and squatter settlements in Central Division to receive dalo suckers from tomorrow
If you are residing in lockdown areas and squatter settlements in the Central Division and in Nadi, then you can expect to receive dalo suckers (rourou planting material)
8 days ago

Govt distributes a total of 34,700 food ration, grocery and essential item packs
The Fijian Government has distributed a total of 34,700 food ration, grocery and essential item packs. In a statement, the Government says it continues to assist p
8 days ago
Woman in custody for crossing Nawaka containment area
A 31-year-old woman who crossed the Nawaka containment area to travel to Vatuse-kiyasawa Village in Ra has been taken into police custody. Acting Police Commission
8 days ago
Spain and Sweden finish their Euro 2020 match nil-all
Spain and Sweden have finished their first UEFA Euro 2020 match scoreless this morning. The Spanish side had the vast majority of possession and territory in the match
8 days ago

Naulu Health Centre temporarily closed for decontamination
The Naulu Health Centre is closed today to allow for the disinfecting team to decontaminate the health facility. The Health Ministry says medical services will resume
8 days ago
COVID-19 vaccination campaign starts in Lami today
The COVID-19 vaccination campaign starts in Lami today. Health Ministry teams will be at Tikaram Park in Lami from 9 o'clock this morning. They will be there until
8 days ago

14/06/2021
Some people were released from CWM Hospital after 4 days of quarantine and had to be called back to serve full quarantine
Health Ministry's Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong reveals there were difficulties in the initial part of their operation at the CWM Hospital regarding the designation a
8 days ago
We must not let the number of COVID cases surpass the capacity of health services to cater for sick people- Dr Tudravu
The Health Ministry's Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says we must not let the number of COVID cases surpass the capacity of health services to cater for sick
8 days ago
One COVID positive patient passes away due to non COVID related severe illness
Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan says one patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 during her admission at the CWM Hospital has passed away. Dr. Sahuk
8 days ago

Doctor Fong urges the politicians who are saying they have no plan to stop undermining confidence in their mitigation measures, and to help them by asking people to follow COVID safe guidelines
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong urges the politicians who are saying that the Health Ministry has no plan for COVID-19 to walk back that rhetoric and co
8 days ago
Health Ministry in discussions with Australia with options like getting AUSMAT deployed to Fiji if the need arises
The Permanent Secretary for Health confirms that they are in discussions with Australia about a range of areas for their continued support, including contingency options,
8 days ago
89 new COVID cases, expect number of cases to rise however there is some optimism as severe cases are low
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has confirmed that there are 89 new cases of COVID-19, and he is confident that case numbers will rise in the near term
8 days ago

Suva couple charged for allegedly stealing 2 iPhones from diplomat
A Suva couple have been charged with theft after they allegedly stole 2 iPhones from a diplomat on Saturday morning. Police say the 43-year-old man allegedly stole two
9 days ago
PS for iTaukei Affairs Meleti Bainimarama passes away
The Permanent Secretary for iTaukei Affairs Meleti Bainimarama has passed away. He was appointed as a Permanent Secretary in 2016. The Chair of Public Service Commi
9 days ago
Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre receives more than 800 calls in May
The Fiji Women Crisis Centre has received more than 800 calls for the month of May alone which is one of the highest number of calls recorded. The Coordinator for the
9 days ago

NFP Leader believes as COVID cases rise, the lives of our frontliners are at risk
National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad says with the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, we are now putting the lives of our frontliners like doctors,
9 days ago
It hurt me to hear stories of women and girls using old socks, newspapers, towels and rags as sanitary pads – Raduva
“It hurt me to hear stories of women and girls who are using old socks, newspapers, towels and rags as sanitary pads.” These were the words of 14-year-old Faith Ra
9 days ago
Herd immunity through COVID-19 vaccinations will play a big part in resumption of travel between Australia and Fiji - Feakes
Australian High Commissioner, John Feakes says herd immunity through vaccinations is the answer to get through the COVID-19 outbreak and discussions can then recommence o
9 days ago

Do not believe in rumours and get vaccinated – TISI Sangam
If you are not vaccinated, you are not safe. This has been stressed by TISI Sangam President Sadasivan Naicker who says people should not believe in the false rumo
9 days ago
Commission encourages all those who are yet to be vaccinated to opt to be vaccinated
The Human Rights and Anti Discrimination Commission is encouraging all those who are yet to be vaccinated to opt to be vaccinated. Director, Ashwin Raj there is global
9 days ago
45 families assisted by Operation Grace last week
45 families within areas from Nakasi to Lami struggling due to the financial impact of the current COVID-19 outbreak in the country were assisted by Operation Grace last
9 days ago

Breaching health restrictions to drink alcohol remains a major concern
Police continue to arrest people who are breaching the health restrictions in place to drink alcohol. 19 people were arrested in the last 24 hours for breaching curfew
9 days ago
Breaching health restrictions to drink alcohol remains a major concern
Police continue to arrest people who are breaching the health restrictions in place to drink alcohol. 19 people were arrested in the last 24 hours for breaching curfew
9 days ago
Tudravu reminds officers to stay within their bubble
Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu has reminded officers to remain within their bubble and they will be dealt with accordingly if they fail to do so. He highli
9 days ago

Netanyahu out as new Israeli government approved
Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after its parliament voted in a new coalition government. BBC News reports right-wing nationalist Nafta
9 days ago

13/06/2021
New daily record for COVID-19 cases as 105 cases have been announced
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong confirms there are 105 new COVID-19 cases and 98 of the new cases are linked to existing clusters It has also been co
9 days ago
No one will be forced to take the vaccine however you will protect others if you get vaccinated – Minister for Health
Minister for Health Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete says no one will be forced to take the vaccine however more people will be protected if more people receive the vaccine.
10 days ago
Sangam College of Nursing labels Fiji Sun article as fake news while Lomas says let's just stick to the facts
The Sangam College of Nursing says the College faculty, students and its management stand in solidarity with the Government in this campaign to eradicate the COVID-19 vir
10 days ago

Vaccination is the only saviour and our best chance of returning to normalcy - Prasad
The President of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, Sarju Prasad is urging people to get vaccinated because that is the only saviour and our best chance of
10 days ago
Suka who earlier tested positive for COVID-19 calls on people to take the vaccine
Former Fiji resident Loraine Suka says COVID-19 is real and is a dying experience and people need to make the right decision to get vaccinated. Suka who now resides in
10 days ago
149 hairdressers and barber shops given approval to open which will re-employ around 503 people
The Ministry of Commerce and Trade together with the Ministry of Health has approved 149 hairdressers and barber shop applications which will re-employ around 503 people.
10 days ago

Telecom Fiji launches 2 new software applications
Telecom Fiji Limited has launched 2 new software applications aimed at helping organisations manage their workforce more efficiently, while complying with COVID-19 restr
TFL
10 days ago
54 people arrested as alcohol and grog consumption continues to be linked to breach of curfew and health restrictions
Alcohol and grog consumption continues to be linked to breach of curfew and health restrictions arrests. A total of 54 cases were recorded over the last 24-hours. A
10 days ago
Fijians thank government for the $50 cash assistance
A number of people have come forward and thanked the Government for the $50 cash assistance which was disbursed to them through M-Paisa and My-Cash earlier this week.
10 days ago

LDS Church provides assistance worth $49,800 to Health Ministry
In an effort to provide the Ministry of Health humanitarian assistance to assist Fiji’s response to the second wave of COVID-19, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da
10 days ago
Seruiratu urges front-liners manning containment borders in the Central Division not to let laxity and complacency creep into the system
Minister for Defence, National Security and Policing, Inia Seruiratu has urged front-liners not to let laxity and complacency creep into the system and maintain their lev
10 days ago
China provides Personal Protective Equipment valued over $500,000
China has provided more Personal Protective Equipment valued over $500,000 to support Fiji’s national response to the second wave of COVID-19. The first batch of con
10 days ago

The Republic of Cappuccino and ROC Market donates Personal Protective Equipment to tackle the second wave of COVID-19
In an effort to support Fiji’s response in tackling the second wave of COVID-19, The Republic of Cappuccino and ROC Market has gathered assistance to support Fiji’s r
10 days ago
Australia provides AUD $12.5 million to focus on the rehabilitation of school buildings
The Australian Government has extended a grant of AUD 12.5 million to boost the Fijian Government’s Fiji Cyclone Recovery Program which will focus on the rehabilitation
10 days ago

12/06/2021
47 new COVID-19 cases yesterday - 19 of these are from the CWM Hospital cluster and 15 are from the Nawaka Nadi cluster
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has confirmed there are 47 new COVID-19 cases yesterday - 19 of these are from the CWM Hospital cluster and 15 are from
10 days ago
Govt concerned by incorrect reports that Nawaka residents did not receive rations
The Fijian Government says they are troubled by incorrect social media reports that the residents of Nawaka, Nadi have not received groceries and essential items. The
10 days ago
Health Ministry clarifies death of a man and hospitalisation of a woman not related to the AstraZeneca vaccine
The Ministry of Health has clarified that there is no evidence to suggest that the death of a 53 year old man and the hospitalisation of a 65 year old woman suffering sev
11 days ago

Wycliffe asks cement companies to meet with the Lami residents virtually
The Permanent Secretary of Environment Joshua Wycliffe says the Department of Environment has been in touch with the cement companies clearly instructing them that they w
11 days ago
Anti-vaccine campaigns are nothing new and people should not be easily swayed by the conspiracy theories - Dr Turagava
The Chief Surgeon of the CWM Hospital, Doctor Josese Turagava says anti-vaccine campaigns are nothing new and people should not be easily swayed by the conspiracy theorie
11 days ago
Any consideration about mandatory vaccination as a precondition for employment must take knowledge of our existing laws – Raj
The Director of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj says any consideration about mandatory vaccination as a precondition for employment mu
11 days ago

57 people arrested in the last 24 hours for breach of health and curfew orders
57 people were arrested for breaching curfew orders and the health restrictions in the last 24 hours with majority of the arrests linked to grog or alcohol consumption.
11 days ago
Nawaka residents receive more rations this afternoon from the Govt after protesting for urgent food assistance
Residents of some areas in Nawaka who protested and asked for urgent food assistance have received their ration packs this afternoon from the Ministry of Economy. The
11 days ago
The importance of raising awareness and tackling the hardships faced by children has never been more apparent – Akbar
Minister for Education Rosy Akbar says engaging young children in hazardous activities, is a despicable act and does not help in their development as it inhibits their ph
11 days ago

People should think before they act as it can place all Fijians at risk – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says people should think before picking up a rugby ball or sharing a bowl of grog with friends as they can place all Fijians at risk due
11 days ago
If you are able to work, do not take that opportunity for granted – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says if you are able to work, do not take that opportunity for granted, it is a privilege that many wish they had. While making a nat
11 days ago
28 days of a 24-hour curfew for all of Viti Levu would put all of us face to face with economic disaster and miserable isolation - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says at this stage, it should be clear that we are not going to get through this pandemic by shutting every Fijian in their homes and sh
11 days ago

USP ranked 11th in Crisis Management amongst Top 100 Universities
USP has been ranked 11th against some of the top Universities of the world in the area of Crisis Management by the World Universities with Real Impact 2021 global ranking
USP
11 days ago

11/06/2021
See the full video of the Prime Minister's statement
Watch full video of PM's COVID-19 statement
11 days ago
Makoi Health Centre temporarily closed
The Ministry of Health confirms that the Makoi Health Centre will be closed tomorrow. This closure is to allow for the disinfecting team to decontaminate the health fa
11 days ago
Australia gives a further AUD $26 million as budget support
Australia continues to assist Fiji as it has provided a further 26 million Australian dollars for general budget support. Australia has so far provided more than Fijia
11 days ago

51 new COVID-19 cases - 2 of the new cases are from Raiwai and Nakasi
51 new COVID-19 cases have been announced yesterday, and 35 of these cases are from the existing Nawaka, Nadi cluster. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fon
12 days ago
Right of individual employees to choose not to be vaccinated has to be balanced against the rights of others who may share space with that person – Law Society President
The President of the Fiji Law Society, Wylie Clarke says the right of individual employees to choose not to be vaccinated has to be balanced against the rights of others
12 days ago
Community Policing Officers to visit vulnerable areas including identified red zones and containment areas to create awareness on COVID-19 measures
Community Policing Officers will be visiting vulnerable areas including identified red zones and containment areas, to create COVID-19 precautionary measures awareness.
12 days ago

Police clarify they did not run over drunk Newtown man who allegedly resisted arrest and hid under the Police vehicle
Police have stated that they did not run over a 25 year old Newtown man on Wednesday night. Acting Commissioner, Rusiate Tudravu says the man was drunk with a few othe
12 days ago
Police officers ensure there is control outside Vodafone and Digicel outlets as people rush to get the $50 Government assistance
Police officers have been deployed to monitor the long lines outside Vodafone and Digicel outlets as people rushed to these outlets to cash out the Government’s $50 COV
12 days ago
Leaders of the Methodist Church get first jab of AstraZeneca vaccine
Leaders of the Methodist Church in Fiji including the President Reverend Ili Vunisuwai and General Secretary of the Church Reverend Iliesa Naivalu received their first ja
12 days ago

All adults should get the COVID-19 vaccine to ensure there is a lower risk for children to get the virus – Dr Devi
The Head of the Vaccination Taskforce of the Health Ministry, Doctor Rachel Devi is encouraging all adults over 18 years to get the COVID-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca to ensur
12 days ago
Lami residents want urgent action and seek legal opinion from Fiji Environmental Law Association on clinker ship and cement factories emitting dust into the air
Some residents in Lami have sought legal opinion from the Fiji Environmental Law Association on the concerns that they have been raising on the clinker ship and cement fa
12 days ago
Rarawai Penang Cane Producers Association sets aside $150,000 to assist 5000 cane farmers
The Rarawai Penang Cane Producers Association which works under Fair Trade International wil1 be assisting 5000 sugarcane farmers affected by COVID-19. The Association
12 days ago

Concerns raised as hundreds of people are lining up outside Vodafone and Digicel outlets to get the $50 Government assistance
Concerns are being raised by people that there is a great danger of COVID-19 spreading as people are waiting in long lines outside Vodafone and Digicel outlets to cash ou
12 days ago
17 people arrested for drinking grog in Raiwaqa Village, Sigatoka
55 people were arrested for breaching curfew orders and health restrictions in the last 24 hours where majority of the arrests were in relation to consuming grog and alco
12 days ago
Operation Grace makes an impact in areas between Nakasi & Lami with their $54 care packs
A group called Operation Grace which is currently made up of twelve people has been helping those struggling due to the fi-nancial impact of the current COVID-19 outbreak
12 days ago

Australia has so far provided 180,000 vaccines to Fiji
Australia has so far provided Fiji with 180,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines in the past 5 weeks. This is part of the 1 million vaccines that Australia has pledge
12 days ago
Registered Fijians begin movement from non-containment to containment zones
The movement of Fijians from non-containment to containment zones for both land and maritime travel has started as over 8,000 Fijians have registered to return home. A
12 days ago
Update your careFIJI app to get the QR CHECK-IN feature
The careFIJI app with the QR CHECK-IN feature is now available. The Ministry of Communications says the careFIJI CHECK-IN feature will allow individuals to scan QR cod
12 days ago

Brisbane proposed as 2032 Olympics host
The Australian city of Brisbane has moved a step closer to being named the host city for the 2032 Olympic Games. BBC News reports Brisbane was named the preferred bidd
12 days ago
Nareki to start in a must-win match against the Brumbies
Jona Nareki will once again line up for the Highlanders in a must-win match against the Brumbies in Canberra in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tonight. The team welcomes bac
12 days ago

10/06/2021
39 new COVID-19 cases - Lami may see increasing number of cases and more cases expected from the Nasinu Police Barracks cluster
39 new cases of COVID-19 have been announced and 7 of these cases are under investigation. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says 4 cases are under inv
12 days ago
AstraZeneca undergone numerous tests and studies, and it has been developed by many great scientists – Dr Devi
The Head of the Vaccination Taskforce of the Health Ministry, Doctor Rachel Devi says the COVID-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca that is being received by Fijians has undergone nu
13 days ago
Sai Prema and Asco Foundation team up to help 500 families in the West
Sai Prema Foundation and Asco Foundation have joined hands to assist 500 families in the West with grocery packs. Sai Prema Foundation Director Sumeet Tappoo says
13 days ago

Striver’s Club together with other organisations have provided more than 1,000 food hampers to families in Nadi
A charitable organization based in the West, Striver’s Club together with Sai Prema Foundation and Asco Foundation have reached out to people in the interior parts of N
13 days ago
More than 420 families in lockdown areas assisted with food packs by Govt this morning
More than 420 families in cordoned off and lockdown areas were assisted with food packs by the Ministry of Economy this morning. Coordinator Kamal Gounder says this in
13 days ago
Coca-Cola Amatil Fiji factory at Laucala Beach back in production after receiving approval to manufacture
Coca-Cola Amatil Fiji says all employees that were on leave are now back to work after the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce and Ministry of Health approved their
13 days ago

Some barber shops and hairdressers now open in Viti Levu, and they are expected to follow the COVID safe protocol at all times
Some high risk businesses like hairdressers and barber shops are now open in Viti Levu, and the owners and employees have to strictly adhere to the COVID protocols set fo
13 days ago
Vice-Chancellor Ahluwalia’s appointment not illegal – USP Chancellor
The Chancellor of USP and the President of Nauru, Lionel Aingimea says the USP Council acted within the guidelines of the USP Charter and Statutes in re-appointing the Vi
13 days ago
Three officers from Nasinu Police Station test positive for COVID-19
Three officers of the Nasinu Police Station have tested positive for COVID-19, and Acting Police Commissioner, Rusiate Tudravu says they have tried their best to ensure n
13 days ago

National Farmers Union says forecast price for this year’s crop is inadequate
The National Farmers Union says the forecast price of $54.36 for this year’s crop with delivery payment at $32.61 is grossly inadequate and will not cover the cost of h
13 days ago
Biden to Send 500 Million Doses of Pfizer Vaccine to 100 Countries Over a Year
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden, under pressure to aggressively address the global coronavirus vaccine shortage, will announce as early as Thursday that his administr
13 days ago
Golan Heights returning soldiers of the Taskforce Daimani come forward to assist WOWS Kids Fiji
The Golan Heights returning soldiers of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces today answered the call for assistance for children living with cancer during these trying ti
13 days ago

3 people arrested for playing soccer in Nakasi
Three people were arrested for playing soccer in Nakasi yesterday while a 22-year-old man was arrested for breaching the containment area as he was found crossing the bor
13 days ago
Save the Children Fiji to provide assistance to about 1,000 families in the Lami to Nausori corridor
Save the Children Fiji is currently processing over 1,000 applications they have received for assistance from families that have been impacted by COVID-19 in the Lami to
13 days ago
38% of the target population in Fiji have received their first doses of AstraZeneca
38% of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services’ target population of 587,651 in Fiji have now got their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca. The Min
13 days ago

China donates field kitchen vehicles for our frontliners
China's People's Liberation Army has donated field kitchen vehicles to the Republic of Fiji Military Forces. The field kitchen vehicles are already being used to provi
13 days ago
Levuka man charged for allegedly raping stepdaughter
A man in his 40s who allegedly raped his stepdaughter in Levuka has been charged with one count of sexual assault and two counts of rape. According to Police, the man
13 days ago

09/06/2021
Health workers are able and committed but the community needs to be willing to work with them to stop the spread of COVID -Dr Tudravu
The Health Ministry's Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says health workers are able, committed and willing but the community needs to be willing to work with t
13 days ago
9 cases announced are under investigation - they are from areas like Lami, Toorak, Nasinu and Koronivia
The Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan says 26 of the new COVID-19 cases are linked to the previous announced clusters.She says the cluster for COVID-19 Incide
13 days ago
35 new COVID cases however Dr Fong says expect cases to escalate
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has announced 35 new cases of COVID-19 however he says expect the cases to escalate. While making the announcement vi
14 days ago

Dr Fong to make an announcement tonight
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong will make an announcement this evening. The time for the announcement is yet to be confirmed. Stay with fijivillag
14 days ago
KOICA donates personal protective equipment kits and non-contact thermometers to Ministry of Health
Korea International Cooperation Agency Fiji Office has donated medical supplies containing personal protective equipment together with non-contact infrared body and surfa
14 days ago
Govt pays out $11.2 million to 224,000 people under the $50 cash assistance program
The Fijian Government has paid out around $11.2 million to over 224,000 Fijians as part of its $50 cash assistance program for the informal sector. This is in addition
14 days ago

Sevens Pacific Pte Limited acquires 44 percent of EFL shares
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today signed an agreement on the sale of 44% shares of Energy Fiji Ltd to Sevens Pacific Pte Limited today. Sevens is a joint venture
14 days ago
File into alleged claims of questioning the legality of the COVID-19 vaccine by a lecturer submitted to the DPP’s Office for advice
The investigation file into the alleged claims of questioning the legality of the COVID-19 vaccination by a lecturer is with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecut
14 days ago
Lockdown border in Muanikoso Village lifted
The lockdown border in Muanikoso Village is lifted and the lockdown is now confined to a part of the Muanikoso sub-division. Muanikoso Village was on lockdown since Ma
14 days ago

Ministry of Economy continues food distribution in lockdown and cordoned off areas
The Ministry of Economy says it has continued to distribute ration packs to the cordoned off and lockdown areas in the Central Division today. Coordinator Kamal Gounde
14 days ago
Research from the Melbourne University and the ANU concludes that cracking down on COVID outbreaks early is the best approach for the economy
Newly published research from the Melbourne University and the ANU has concluded that cracking down on COVID outbreaks early is the best approach for the economy. The
14 days ago
220,437 people receive their first doses of AstraZeneca while 4,773 have received their second doses – Dr Devi
220,437 people in the country have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca while 4,773 have received their second doses. While speaking on our
14 days ago

One severe case of COVID-19 but the patient is in a stable condition – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong confirms that there is one severe case of COVID-19 but the patient is in a stable condition. There are currently 604
14 days ago
Fiji receives new machines that can do 16 COVID-19 tests at once per machine
Three new machines for the testing of COVID-19 have been installed in the Fiji Centre for Disease Control which will enable 16 instead of 4 tests to be run at once per ma
14 days ago
Third day of vaccine roll-out in Nadera, Nadawa & Laqere
People in the greater Nadera, Nadawa and Laqere areas are still turning-up to get vaccinated today. It is the third day of the vaccine rollout in these areas this week
14 days ago

Over 220,000 people to be assisted with Government’s $50 cash payment today
More than 220,000 Fijians in Viti Levu will receive their $50 government assistance by this afternoon with a total payout of $11 million. This has been confirmed by th
14 days ago
Farmer arrested for crossing the Nadali Containment area
A 38-year-old farmer who crossed the Nadali Containment area and came into Nausori Town has been taken into police custody. Acting Police Police Commissioner, Rusiate
14 days ago
Health Ministry prepares to shift into a mitigation phase that ensures that healthcare resources are focused on caring for patients who develop severe illness from COVID-19
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says given the escalating number of new cases in the Lami-Nausori Containment zone, the Health Ministry is preparing to
14 days ago

Govt launches upgraded 2 bedroom house plan for Fijians living in rural and maritime areas
Fijians living in rural and maritime areas can now build better and stronger homes after the Ministry of Housing launched its upgraded two bedroom house plan which is a C
14 days ago
FEMAT Field Hospital at the Vodafone Arena open 24 hrs
The FEMAT Field Hospital at the Vodafone Arena which is assisting CWM Hospital in the delivery of health care services in the Central Division is open 24 hours a day.
14 days ago

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COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Fiji
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Lami residents raise concerns on clinker ship that is emitting dust
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