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Turaga says SG’s Chambers, Law Reform Comm and Ministry will work with FEO to undertake review of electoral process
Minister for Justice, Siromi Turaga stresses that the Office of the Solicitor General’s Chambers,
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SPBD opens 10th branch in Nausori
Going down to Suva to do payments, fill in forms and applications will be a thing of the past for me
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78 homeowners’ applications approved for Fiji's Termite Control Subsidy Programme
78 applications have been assessed and confirmed that they meet the criteria for the Control Assista
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I was horrified to hear the PM say it’s only $8.1M - Fong
President of the Organizations for People Living with Disabilities, Elizabeth Fong says she was horr
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Top international entertainers MR.MR. and Piva to perform at Fiji Showcase
Top international entertainers, MR.MR. and Rogerio Piva are coming to Fiji Showcase 2024. Event C
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Protecting our waters against trans-national organised crime is a challenge – PM
Fiji faces the challenge of protecting our waters against trans-national organised crime and through
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1,790 complaints on food services in Fiji over 5 years received by the Consumer Council of Fiji
1,790 complaints were received by the Consumer Council of Fiji in the last five years about food se
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Bail extended for Rasova
Bail has been extended for former MP, Simione Rasova who is alleged to have falsely stated that his
6 hours ago
Rotary Pacific Water Foundation to construct water system for people in Taveuni
Maritime islands including Taveuni rely mostly on rain water for their source of water supply and th
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More than 1,300 people died during Hajj in Saudi Arabia
More than 1,300 people have died on this year’s Hajj pilgrimage – with “numerous cases” due
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8 arrested in separate raids for allegedly selling meth and marijuana
Separate drug operations over the last three days have resulted in the arrest of eight people allege
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Compain asks PM and Deputy PM why isn't there any accountability in relation to condition of CWM's ante-natal rooms
President of the International Women’s Association, Judy Compain is asking Prime Minister, Sitiven
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18-year-old Viriviri was in Lautoka to visit relatives without informing anyone
18-year-old Salanieta Viriviri, who was earlier reported missing, had gone to visit her relatives in
1 day ago
Kiran calls for expanded legal outreach to rural communities
Legal officials have been urged to consider expanding their outreach efforts to rural areas, where e
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24/06/2024
Fiji Men pooled with hosts France, USA and Uruguay in Olympic 7s
Two-time Men’s 7s Olympic champions, Fiji are in a tough pool in the Paris Olympics as they are pooled with hosts France, USA and debutants Uruguay. World Rugby says
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34-year-old Ashneel Narayan earlier reported missing is now home
34-year-old Ashneel Narayan who was reported missing at the Lami Police Station last week has been found and is now home. Police say Narayan was found by the Nausori P
10 hours ago
6 police officers and a priest dead in Dagestan attack
Six police officers have been killed while twelve officers were wounded by Gunmen in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan following a series of attacks. This h
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Scientific reports show 60 percent of coral reefs have been affected by warm ocean temperatures – Dr Michael
The latest scientific report shows that almost 60 percent of our coral reefs have somewhat been affected by the warming ocean temperatures. This was highlighted by the
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23/06/2024
Nasinu community unites for Elderly Abuse Awareness Day and sports
Hundreds of community members gathered for the World Elderly Abuse Awareness Day Celebration and Nasinu Volleyball Tournament at the Valelevu Multipurpose Court where the
24 hours ago
Nasinu has around $14 million in unpaid town rates - Nasinu SA
The Nasinu Town Council currently has around $14 million in unpaid town rates. Nasinu Town Council Special Administrator Chair, Felix Magnus highlighted this to fijivi
1 day ago
Pacific Recycling Foundation condemns Police repression of Argentine Waste Pickers' peaceful protest
The Pacific Recycling Foundation has strongly condemned and stands in strong solidarity with the International Alliance of Waste Pickers regarding the police repression i
PRF
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Cabinet approves framework for sustainable township development
The Cabinet has approved the development of a National Blue Town Framework for sustainable township development, including rural and regional areas and the maritime regio
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Fiji Methodist Church celebrates 60 years of independence and 189 years of faith
Members of the Methodist Church in Fiji celebrated their 60th year of independence after splitting from the Australasia Methodist Church in 1964. In July 1964, the chu
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Cabinet approves purchase of 14 PMV vehicles for peacekeeping missions
Cabinet has approved the execution of a Memorandum of Sale with the Australian Government for the acquisition of fourteen Protected Mobility Vehicles to support the Repub
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Taylor Swift grabs royal selfie at London gig
Taylor Swift grabbed a perfect royal selfie ahead of her Wembley gig - posing with the Prince of Wales and two young music fans, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
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22/06/2024
Fiji and PNG push for peace in New Caledonia with UN draft resolution
Fiji and Papua New Guinea have introduced a draft resolution to the UN Special Committee on the Situation with Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Gran
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Skipper Cup: Nadroga claims title after 7 years following 22-17 win over Suva
Nadroga has claimed the Skipper Cup Senior Men's title after beating defending champions Suva 22-17 in a tightly contested final at Ratu Cakobau Park this afternoon. N
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Police yet to charge 3 arrested for meth distribution
Police have yet to charge the two men and a woman who were arrested in Davuilevu this week for allegedly being involved in the distribution of methamphetamine. The thr
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National Union of Public Workers call for 20% pay rise
The National Union of Workers are calling for a 20 percent increase in their pay. While speaking at the Fiji Council of Social Services and Fiji Public Service Associa
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Japan boosts funding for Tamavua-i-Wai Bridge reconstruction by $14.2M
The Cabinet has endorsed the execution of the amended grant agreement with the Government of Japan for the reconstruction of the Tamavua-i-Wai Bridge Project where they w
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Cabinet endorses implementation of National ID programme
Cabinet has endorsed the implementation of the National Digital Identification Programme. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says the first phase will see the introduction
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Vodafone celebrates 30th birthday with hampers and device specials
People have a chance to win many prices such as smartphones, data and cash as Vodafone Fiji is celebrating their 30th birthday with the launch of the promotion at their N
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Tuwai makes final extended training squad for Olympics
Two-time Olympic Gold medallist Jerry Tuwai has been named in the 20 member extended training squad for the Fiji 7s team to the Paris Olympics 2024. Swire Shipping Fij
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Lomaiviti Provincial Council backs Govt's commitment to UNDRIP
The Lomaiviti Provincial Council is in support of the Government's commitment to the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
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Alleged drug smuggler Justin Ho facing charges of bribing and giving false or misleading documents to Senior Customs Officer
Justin Ho, one of the persons charged in relation to the $2 billion methamphetamine busts earlier this year and who had his case in court discontinued in 2020 after the c
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Corrections Service begins evaluation of rehab programs
The Fiji Corrections Service Rehabilitation team is currently conducting an evaluation of all its programs in the various Corrections Centres. Corrections Service says
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62 Fijian peacekeepers honoured with medals for service in Iraq
It is a special moment as 62 members of the First Battalion Fiji Infantry Regiment, Batt 25 Alpha, serving under the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq have rece
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21/06/2024
Police conduct drug searches around Suva Bus Stand
More arrests and seizures of drugs, including marijuana and methamphetamine, were done by Police in recent days. Assistant Commissioner of Police – Operations (ACP)
3 days ago
Concerns raised about 2 elderly disabled street dwellers in Suva
Concerns have been raised with the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Protection on what it has been doing in relation to the elderly disabled street dwellers who are
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$50,000 for Olympic gold medal winners, $20,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze
Athletes winning gold in the Paris Olympic Games will be awarded $50,000, while those athletes who settle for silver and bronze will receive $20,000 and $10,000, respecti
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Police probe carbon monoxide deaths of two in Nadi Town
Police are continuing their investigations into the death of a 38-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman by carbon monoxide poisoning in a house in Nadi Town last month.
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Lautoka Police continue to gather more evidence regarding death of 20-year-old woman
The Lautoka Police are still gathering more evidence regarding the death of the 20-year-old woman whose body was found in Lovu, Lautoka on Saturday afternoon. Police s
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Nadi, Sigatoka and Korolevu to be without electricity from Sunday 6am-6pm
Residents living in parts of the Nadi area stretching all the way to parts of Sigatoka and the whole of Korolevu will be without electricity from 6am to 6pm on Sunday.
EFL
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More than 100 people turned out in numbers to be part of the International Yoga Day
More than 100 people turned up at Albert Park in Suva today to be a part of the International Yoga Day celebration. While officiating at the event, Prime Minister Siti
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Extreme heat kills hundreds, millions more sweltering as Northern Hemisphere summer begins
Deadly heatwaves are scorching cities on four continents as the Northern Hemisphere marks the first day of summer, a sign that climate change may again help to fuel recor
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PM says wait till next Friday when asked on where the $8.1M for salary rise for MPs will come from
Prime Minister, Sitiveni Rabuka says wait till next Friday when asked on where the government will get the $8.1 million for the salary rise for the Members of Parliament,
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Children sniffing glue, sale of marijuana and meth in the open – Nanuku resident
What used to be hidden before is now just being done out in the open, from children walking around sniffing glue to the sale of marijuana and methamphetamine. Nanuku S
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Fiji’s concerned about the increase in drug related crimes – Tikoduadua
Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration Pio Tikoduadua says Fiji’s current laws are inadequate to deal with the drug issues and they are working on legal reforms to b
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84 new jobs created as Punjas launches new cream biscuits
84 new jobs have been created after the launching of Punjas’ new product the Punjas Cream Biscuits today. Punjas Group Managing Director, Rajesh Punja says they are
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Samabula residents frustrated over neglected road repairs, FRA silent on timeline
Following concerns raised by residents in Samabula about bad road conditions and roads still in good condition dug up, the Fiji Roads Authority says all road works have b
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All fuel removed from RFNS Puamau
All fuel from the RFNS Puamau has been removed as of today. According to the Fiji Navy, the salvage re-assessments are currently being conducted in collaboration with
3 days ago
Police need assistance to identify man’s body found in Rewa River
The Nausori Police are requesting assistance in identifying the man whose body was found in the Rewa River yesterday. Police say the victim is an i-Taukei man believed
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34-year-old Narayan and 27-year-old Wati still missing
34-year-old Ashneel Narayan and 27-year-old Vaciseva Wati are still missing from last week. Narayan was earlier reported missing at the Lami Police Station and was se
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20/06/2024
Rotary Club of Suva Peninsula Sunset funds $30,000 upgrade of Valelevu Health Centre
Services are expected to improve at the Valelevu Health Centre as the Rotary Club of Suva Peninsula Sunset has successfully completed its $30,000 upgrade of the health ce
4 days ago
$79 million in rate arrears owed to Municipal Councils
The Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Finance, and Parliament have been consistently questioning the unacceptable bulging rate arrears of $79 million owed to Muni
4 days ago
Catanasiga reminds Govt of debt level before approving pay rise
Fiji Council of Social Services Executive Director Vani Catanasiga has reminded the Government to get their act together and be mindful of the fact that $1 billion out of
4 days ago

Australian brook lamprey aka 'vegan Dracula' fish a surprise discovery in Queensland waterways
Beneath the freshwater creeks of the world's largest sand island, an elusive and ancient creature darts along the gritty riverbed. The Australian brook lamprey is a su
4 days ago
Govt wants to look at how they can improve basic services – Prof. Prasad
The government wants to look at how they can improve basic services such as health, water and rural roads in the 2024-2025 National Budget and measures to build as much c
4 days ago
Policy launched to safeguard groundwater resources
In a bid to safeguard groundwater resources and ensure its sustainability, the Groundwater Resources Development and Management Policy has been launched. While launchi
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Visible injuries found on 20-year-old woman’s body discovered in Lovu, Lautoka - SSP Vaisewa
Visible injuries were found on the 20-year-old woman whose body was discovered in Lovu, Lautoka as the police continue their investigation. The body was found on Satu
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flag fall charges goes down while drop charges go up for Nadi International Airport Taxis from Friday
Good news for people taking a taxi from the Nadi International Airport as there will be a significant reduction in the flag fall charges and an increase in the drop charg
4 days ago
Man’s body found in Rewa River
A man’s body was found floating this morning in the Rewa River near Nadali in Nausori. This has been confirmed by Police to fijivillage News. Police say Crime Sce
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Tourism Framework to provide grounding to develop and benefit from our natural resources - Rabuka
The Fiji National Sustainable Tourism Framework will provide a good grounding for our people to develop and benefit from our natural resources. Prime Minister, Sitiven
4 days ago
16-year-old student escapes injury after car he was driving overturned at Queen Elizabeth Drive
A 16-year-old student is lucky to have escaped serious injuries following a road accident along Queen Elizabeth Drive yesterday afternoon. Police say it is alleged tha
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2 men charged for aggravated robbery of $20,000 in Toorak last month
Two men have been arrested and charged by Totogo Police for their alleged involvement in an aggravated robbery case where $20,000 was stolen in Toorak last month. Poli
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Main concern is 30% pay rise for teachers – FTU General Secretary
Our main concern is the 30 percent pay rise for teachers. Fiji Teachers Union General Secretary, Muniappa Goundar stated this to fijivillage News saying unfortunately
FTU
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FCOSS and FPSA share strong sentiments against the approved salary increase for Members of Parliament
Fiji Council of Social Services Executive Director Vani Catanasiga and Fiji Public Service Association General Secretary, Judith Kotobalavu have shared their strong sent
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19/06/2024
Car over-turns along Queen Elizabeth Drive in Suva
A car over-turned along Queen Elizabeth Drive in Suva late yesterday. The condition of the driver is still unknown at this stage. We had contacted Police last nigh
5 days ago
13-year-old Kumar and 18-year-old Viriviri earlier reported missing are now home
13-year-old Ashwariya Roselyn Kumar and 18-year-old Salanieta Viriviri who were earlier reported missing at the Nasinu Police Station and Nadi Police Station, have return
5 days ago
ADPP Rabuku and Justice Qetaki are not eligible to be appointed – Cabinet lawyer/Fiji Law Society
Feizal Haniff who is representing the Cabinet through the Solicitor General's Office says Acting Director of Public Prosecutions John Rabuku and Justice Alipate Qetaki ar
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Fiji Correction Services urges public to help combat prison drug infiltration
The Fiji Correction Services pleads with all Fijians to help stop the infiltration of drugs in prison centres after methamphetamine was found behind prison walls, but the
5 days ago
Sayed-Khaiyum's bail variation for medical reasons dismissed
Former Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has not been allowed to travel to Singapore on medical grounds. In his ruling, Magistrate Yogesh Prasad says he finds Saye
5 days ago
Biden unveils plan allowing hundreds of thousands to gain US citizenship
United States President Joe Biden has unveiled one of the largest immigration regularisation programmes in recent history, offering a pathway to citizenship to hundreds o
5 days ago

DPM Prasad warns poultry industry to charge reasonable prices or Govt will implement price control
When the government provides them with support to protect the industry they must also take some responsibility to ensure that the prices they charge to the consumers are
5 days ago
Euro 2024 five quick hits: Türkiye scores terrific goals, Cristiano Ronaldo makes history, fans engage in 'food wars'
Two Euro 2024 matches on Wednesday morning, AEST, produced two contenders for goal of the tournament, while fans were drenched by a leaking stadium. Meanwhile, Cristia
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27-year-old Vaciseva Wati reported missing
Police are seeking assistance from the public in locating 27-year-old Vaciseva Wati. Police say Wati was last seen on Saturday afternoon leaving Suva for Labasa and ha
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Two men to appear in court over alleged taxi permit scam
Two men who are allegedly involved in taxi permit scams will front the Nasinu Magistrates Court today. Both have been charged with obtaining financial advantage by dec
5 days ago
Drivers reminded to take responsibility after concerns regarding reckless driving raised
Drivers are being reminded to take responsibility for their safety and that of other road users whether the Police or the Land Transport Authority are present or not.
5 days ago
18 people arrested for unlawful possession of meth and marijuana
18 people were arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and marijuana from Friday till yesterday. Assistant Commissioner of Police – Operations, Livai Dri
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645 cases of theft recorded for May 2024
There were 645 cases of theft recorded for May 2024, other prevalent cases were Assault Causing Actual Bodily Harm with 253 cases, Burglary and Aggravated Robbery with 17
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18/06/2024
Chance for a reset
As Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka reflects on his position post the extraordinary events of the last two weeks his options may appear intoxicating, but it would be wise t
6 days ago
Committee silent on 7-year tax holiday to Fiji Water – Chaudhry
Fiji Labour Party leader, Mahendra Chaudhry says it is surprising that the 2023 Fiscal Review Committee which has submitted a range of taxation measures for the 2024/25 B
6 days ago
Fiscal Review Committee wants departure tax to be increased
The Fiscal Review Committee is recommending a staggered implementation of the departure tax to $170 from 1st April 2025 and $200 from 1st April 2026 (to be pre-announced
6 days ago

No time frame given for the salvage operations of RFNS Puamau
No timeline has been given on how long the salvage operations for the RFNS Puamau will take as the Fiji Navy has started the de-fuelling process in Fulaga in a bid to saf
6 days ago
Govt not considering 30% pay increase for teachers – Prof. Prasad
A 30 percent increase is not something the government is considering for teachers. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad has made this
6 days ago
Excitement builds up as Hibiscus Festival coming back after 5 years
Excitement is in the air as Suva braces to hold the mother of all festivals, the Miss Hibiscus Festival which will be held after a lapse of 5 years. Suva City Council
6 days ago

Westpac grant recipient, Raina thrives at India University
Raina Ram who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science in Gujarat, India, is now on her final semester and recalls the moment that shaped her educational jou
6 days ago
Calls being made to include people aged 60 years in the social welfare allowance scheme
The government should look into including people aged 60 years in the social welfare allowance scheme in the upcoming National Budget to assist those who do not have a fa
6 days ago
Restaurant/shop in Toorak closed after traces of rat faeces and presence of pests found inside
A restaurant/ shop in Toorak, Suva has been closed by the Health Inspectors from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Food Unit after it failed to comply with the
6 days ago

ODPP waits for police investigation file in amusement ride case
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is still waiting for the police investigation file in the case of the amusement ride incident that happened in June last
DPP
6 days ago
Catanasiga and Kotobalavu confirm their appearance on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight
Fiji Council of Social Services Executive Director Vani Catanasiga and Fiji Public Service Association General Secretary, Judith Kotobalavu have confirmed their appearanc
6 days ago
A woman, man and 13-year-old reported missing
Police are seeking assistance in locating 13-year-old Ashwariya Roselyn Kumar, 34-year-old Ashneel Narayan and 18-year-old Salanieta Viriviri. 34-year-old Narayan was
6 days ago

IN DEPTH
RFNS Puamau submergence on Fulaga Reef
No timeline has been given on how long the salvage operations for the RFNS Puamau will take as the Fiji Navy has started the de-fuelling process in Fulaga in a bid to safely salvage the vessel from the reef.
5 days ago

Crisis within FijiFirst relating to the termination of 17 MPs who voted for salary increases
A crisis has erupted within the FijiFirst party relating to the termination of 17 members of parliament who supported the government's motion to ...
10 days ago

Pre-Budget 2024-2025
Pre Budget 2024-2025 budget recommendations and an insight of what people on the ground wish to see in the National Budget
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