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11/09/2023
COC appoints independent selection panels and panel to review the pay and allowances of constitutional office holders
The Constitutional Offices Commission has appointed panels to select the Supervisor of Elections and Commissioner of the Fiji Corrections Service, and the independent det
15 days ago
98 students graduate from APTC
While promoting labour mobility and filling the shortage of skilled workers in Fiji, 98 students from Australia Pacific Training Coalition have graduated with qualificati
15 days ago
Urgent focus needed on awareness and enforcement on issues relating to Technology Facilitated Gender Based Violence - Ali
As the Safe and Equal Online Spaces – Pacific Cyber Safety Symposium gets underway in Suva tomorrow, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Coordinator, Shamima Ali says we need
15 days ago

PM reiterates support for IAEA report on Fukushima while Koya pleads with PM to retract it
Prime Minister and Minister for Environment, Sitiveni Rabuka has reiterated his support for the International Atomic Energy Agency on discharging treated nuclear wastewat
15 days ago
Seruiratu claims 7 deaths from current outbreak while MOH says all deaths in Ba are not related to the outbreak
Opposition Leader, Inia Seruiratu has claimed in Parliament that 7 people from Balevuto, Nukuloa, Nacaci and Toge in Ba have died due to the current waterborne disease ou
15 days ago
Ben Ryan calls out match officials for grey officiating in Fiji vs Wales RWC opener
Former Fiji Airways National Men’s 7s head coach Ben Ryan called out the match officials in a social media post saying grey officiating killed us and is so disappointin
15 days ago

Prince of Wales visits Flying Fijians
The Prince of Wales, William paid a short visit to the Fiji Water Flying Fijians after their 32-26 loss to Wales in their first Rugby World Cup match this morning. His
15 days ago
Chris Evans is married
The Captain America star married actress Alba Baptista in an intimate ceremony at a private residence in Massachusetts. Chris, 42, and Alba, 26, exchanged vows in fron
15 days ago
Fiji Football Association donates $9,209 to WOWS Kids Fiji
One dollar from the purchase of every football tournament ticket will be contributed towards WOWS, and we are delighted to hand over $9,209 to the organisation from the t
15 days ago

Flying Fijians should keep their heads held high - Saukuru
The Fiji Water Flying Fijians should keep their heads held high, knowing that the entire nation stands firmly behind them, offering their unwavering support every step of
15 days ago
2023 on track to be world's hottest year on record, temperatures exceed 1.5C above pre-industrial levels for first time
This year is now almost certain to become Earth's warmest on record after a hot July and August saw global temperatures reach the Paris Agreement target of 1.5 degrees Ce
15 days ago
1 dead while 3 others admitted after accident in Tavua
A man has died while three others are admitted at the Ba Aspen Hospital following a motor vehicle accident in Tavua yesterday. Police say the victim was a passenger in
15 days ago

10/09/2023
Kemueli Naiqama back as CEO of Fiji Bureau of Statistics
Kemueli Naiqama is back as CEO of the Fiji Bureau of Statistics. Naiqama was sacked by the then Acting Permanent Secretary, Shiri Goundar in September 2021 for failure
16 days ago
TSLS to open Tuition Only Hardship Assistance Scheme tomorrow
The Tertiary Scholarships and Loans Service (TSLS) will open applications for Tuition Only Hardship Assistance Scholarship Scheme tomorrow, as approved in the 2023 –202
16 days ago
Fans set expectations for Flying Fijians to give the best against Wales tomorrow
With less than 24 hours to go for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians to kick off their 2023 Rugby World Cup campaign against Wales, Fijians around Fiji have set their expectat
16 days ago

Is our President’s freedom to speak to the media suppressed - Grace Road Group Director
Grace Road Group Fiji Director Ahrum Song has come out strongly and has questioned the Minister of Immigration Pio Tikoduadua if GR Group Fiji President, Daniel Kim’s f
16 days ago
NT emergency services battle large bushfire in the Barkly region, with extra crews called in from South Australia
Northern Territory emergency services are battling a bushfire in the Barkly region, more than 9,300 square kilometres in size. Crews have been called in from South Aus
16 days ago
Ministry of Health concerned about increasing diarrhoea cases in Ba, carries out investigations with WAF
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is concerned with an increase in the number of diarrhoea cases reported from Balevuto, Nukuloa, Nacaci and Toge. In a state
16 days ago

Fijians in France show support for Flying Fijians ahead of the RWC opener against Wales tomorrow
As the whole nation is looking forward to the Fiji Water Flying Fijians’ Rugby World Cup opener against Wales tomorrow, Fijians living in France have shown their suppor
16 days ago
The strength of a nation is intricately tied to the strength of its women – Sulueti Rabuka
The strength of a nation is intricately tied to the strength of its women, families, and communities, and this strength encompasses not just physical prowess but also ch
16 days ago
More than 1,000 people killed in Morocco earthquake
A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 that struck central Morocco has now killed more than 1,000 people and caused several damages and injuries to people in various areas.
16 days ago

Ministry of Foreign Affairs farewells newly appointed High Commissioner to PNG Tikoitoga
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveyed best wishes to Fiji’s newly appointed High Commissioner to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Mosese Tikoitoga and
16 days ago

09/09/2023
Morocco earthquake kills 296 people
A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 has struck central Morocco, killing at least 296 people. Morocco’s Interior Ministry says people from al-Haouz, Marrakesh, Ouarz
17 days ago
Chand wins Vodafone Festival King title, promises to continue advocating for youth engagements
I will continue to advocate for youth engagement as I want youths to prosper and achieve better things in their lives with the support from their families and friends.
17 days ago
Denmark reaffirms commitment to support Fiji’s fight against climate change
Denmark has reassured the Fijian government of their commitment to strengthen support for Fiji in the areas of climate change, renewable energy and issues that matter to
17 days ago

Out of the 245 new cases of HIV last year, 3 people possibly transmit it through sharing of used needles – Dr Devi
While Fiji recorded 245 new cases of HIV in 2022, it is noted that 3 (1.2 percent) of these individuals were people who injected drugs and possibly transmitted it through
17 days ago
Parents are strongly encouraged to prioritise supervision of their children – IP Usaia Donu
Parents are strongly encouraged to prioritise effective supervision of their children. This was highlighted by Narcotics Awareness Officer Inspector of Police, Usaia D
17 days ago
Fiji working with Australian government to address issues raised by Fijians working under PALM Scheme
The collaborative effort between Australian and Fijian government continues to address concerns raised by Fijian workers under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM
17 days ago

Flying Fijians to play for the people of Fiji and children battling cancer
The upcoming first Rugby World Cup 2023 game against Wales next Monday will be an important one for the Fiji Water Flying Fijians as they are not only playing for the peo
17 days ago
6 and 7-year-old child are latest victims in unfortunate drowning accidents
A 6-year-old and a 7-year-old child are the latest victims of unfortunate drowning accidents in the past week. Police say the first report of drowning was received fro
17 days ago
I Vola Sigavou to make history competing against 50 yachts from around the world in Musket Cove Regatta
History will be made as the I Vola Sigavou or Fiji's Drua sponsored by the University of Fiji will take part in the Musket Cove Regatta against 50 yachts from around the
17 days ago

Botitu joins Flying Fijians camp as replacement for Muntz
Vilimoni Botitu has joined the Flying Fijians camp as the replacement for injured Caleb Muntz. Head Coach Simon Raiwalui says Botitu has always been part of the group
17 days ago

08/09/2023
Tela to start at flyhalf as Flying Fijians squad named to take on Wales in RWC opener
The Fiji Water Flying Fijians match day 23 squad to take on Wales in their first Rugby World Cup match on Monday has been named with Teti Tela taking over the flyhalf dut
18 days ago
$5,000 each for Flying Fijian players and coaching team for RWC prep - PM
Good news for members of the Fiji Water Flying Fijians squad as they will be receiving $5,000 each from the Government for their preparation towards the 2023 Rugby World
18 days ago
Recruitment drive launched for women leaders for the 2024 municipal elections
A recruitment drive has been launched for women leaders across Fiji who want to participate in the upcoming municipal elections. While launching the drive with Interna
18 days ago

Samabula Health Centre in need of more personnel
The Samabula Health Centre is in need of more staff to assist in the daily running of services provided at the Health Centre. Speaking to fijivillage News, Staff Nurse
18 days ago
What are the Fijian authorities doing after revelations in Umarji’s Auckland drug trial?
Manufacturing of hard drugs, and cutting off the suppliers and peddlers is an immediate issue of concern after Fijian national, Aiyaz Musa Umarji was convicted in New Zea
18 days ago
EFL makes submission to FCCC to increase tariff, water tariff under review while bus operators want fare rise
The FCCC is expected to hold public consultations soon as Energy Fiji Limited is requesting a tariff increase, the Fiji Bus Operators Association has made a submission to
18 days ago

Grace Road Group Fiji President Daniel Kim in immigration custody
Grace Road Group Fiji President Daniel Kim is currently in immigration custody as he has been declared a prohibited immigrant according to Immigration Minister Pio Tikodu
18 days ago
Residents of Makoi express growing concern over the deteriorating condition of the roads in their area
Concerns have been raised by members of the public of the road condition behind Hanson’s Supermarket in Makoi. They say the miserable state of these roads has become
18 days ago
Concerns raised by residents in Field 40 Lautoka regarding the lack of road humps in the area
Concerned residents have expressed their concerns over the absence of road humps in Field 40 in Lautoka. The community is worried about speeding vehicles and the possi
18 days ago

AOG Church has been advocating on social issues to youths in the communities and it is part of our work - AOG General Secretary
Advocating on social issues like teenage pregnancy, drugs and rape has been part of the Assemblies of God Church mission through sharing of the gospel in communities and
18 days ago
Health Ministry receives more than 17,000 Pfizer vaccines
The Health Ministry today received a boost to their COVID-19 vaccine campaign after UNICEF, through the USAID, donated 17,280 Pfizer vaccines. While receiving the vacc
18 days ago
Is Botitu the replacement of Muntz?
Has Vilimoni Botitu been called in to replace Caleb Muntz. Videos are being put up by team mates of Botitu farewelling him from his Castres Club in France, and wishing
18 days ago

Waqatairewa is the new General Secretary of The People’s Alliance
The People’s Alliance has appointed Usaia Waqatairewa as its new General Secretary, and the party’s Registered Officer with the Fijian Elections Office. Waqatairew
18 days ago
WAF conducts further tests with MOH on Balevuto water supply after claims of 3 deaths connected to contaminated water
The findings from the Balevuto water supply system testing carried out on Saturday complied with the Fiji National Drinking Water Quality Standards and there were no dead
18 days ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un unveils new tactical nuclear attack submarine
North Korea has unveiled a new tactical nuclear attack submarine, according to state media. On Wednesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended the submarine-launch
18 days ago

Commission calls for appointment of Parole Board
The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission is requesting Minister for Justice, Siromi Turaga to appoint a Parole Board. Chair of the Commission, Pravesh Shar
18 days ago
Kaunitoni St. alleged robbers charged and to appear in court today
The two youths who were arrested for allegedly robbing a 14-year-old boy at Kaunitoni Street, Vatuwaqa on Tuesday have been charged and will appear in the Suva Magistrate
18 days ago
2 police officers being treated after police vehicle goes off bridge in Ba
Two police officers are being treated for injuries after their police vehicle went off a bridge in Naviyago, Ba early this morning. Police say the accident occurred af
18 days ago

07/09/2023
Ministry of Civil Service will continue to create awareness on healthy eating habits
The Ministry of Civil Service will continue to create awareness on the benefits of adopting healthy eating habits amongst civil servants and their families with respectiv
19 days ago
3 dead from contaminated water in Balevuto, Ba
Three people have died since Tuesday after drinking contaminated water in Balevuto, Ba. The Health Ministry says villagers allegedly reported that a dead cow is the ca
WAF
19 days ago
Grace Road President refutes claim by Tikoduadua of him being on the run, demands apology from the Minister
Grace Road Group Fiji President Daniel Kim has refuted claims by the Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration Pio Tikoduadua that he is on the run and has demanded an ap
19 days ago

Bainimarama and Qiliho have a case to answer
Suva Magistrate Seini Puamau has ruled that former Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho have a case to
19 days ago
Investigation into the matter relating to complaints against former FICAC Commissioner will be pursued - AG
Attorney General Siromi Turaga confirms that the investigation into the matter relating to complaints against former FICAC Commissioner, Rashmi Aslam by the Acting Superv
19 days ago
Police officer to be charged for double line overtaking
An officer driving a police van who was caught on a dash cam overtaking on a double line in the Northern Division has been investigated and will be charged. Director T
19 days ago

As people of the Pacific, we must realise that we all have the right to have a clean and safe environment – PRF Founder
As people of the Pacific, we must realise that we all have the right to have a clean and safe environment, and in doing so we also need to recognise that as a community w
19 days ago
100 mangrove seedlings planted at MY Suva Park by Baseball Fiji and Nihon University
A total of 100 mangrove seedlings were planted amongst bigger mangroves at My Suva Park by the association of the Fiji Islands Baseball and Softball and the Nihon Univers
19 days ago
#BlueRising : Wear blue and fly a flag for the Flying Fijians every Friday during the RWC
Let’s wear blue every Friday for the next 5 weeks and fly a Fiji flag to support the Fiji Water Flying Fijians taking part in the Rugby World Cup. Communications Fij
19 days ago

Young people involved in sex and pornography is alarming - Inspire Pacific Co-Founder
Cases of young children involved in sex and pornography due to the accessibility to phones and TV, lack of boundaries and negligence from parents and families is alarming
19 days ago
Post Fiji receives AUD$90,000 worth of equipment from Pacific Postal Development Partnership
Post Fiji Limited has received a donation of postal equipment valued at AUD$90,000 from the Pacific Postal Development Partnership, a collaboration between the Australian
19 days ago
PIF will follow whatever the leaders agree on regarding Fukushima treated nuclear wastewater dumping – PIF Affairs Officer
The forum is guided by the 18-member country forum with Fiji being one of them and basically whatever the leaders agree on, that is what we follow, so we don’t make the
PIF
19 days ago

7 Grace Road personnel declared Prohibited Immigrants by Fiji – Tikoduadua
Grace Road senior director Daniel Jung Yong Kim is on the run after his passport was nullified by the Korean Government, and the Fijian Government today stated that it is
19 days ago
Ro Filipe encourages village-based taxi services to adopt cooperative model
Village-based taxi services are encouraged to consider adopting a cooperative model as part of broader efforts to develop the transport sector. Minister for Public Wor
19 days ago
FCCC investigates eBay Shop while RBF has not registered or licensed it
Global online trading brand eBay has confirmed to FCCC that eBay Shop Online Recruitment Scheme in Fiji is not associated with them in any way and FCCC says despite not r
19 days ago

Court to deliver ruling in Bainimarama and Qiliho's case at 3pm today
Suva Magistrate Seini Puamau will deliver her ruling in former Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho’s
19 days ago

06/09/2023
Krishna Janamaahtami is a celebration to encourage goodwill and togetherness say devotees
As thousands of Hindus gather to celebrate Krishna Janamaahtami or the birth of lord Krishna at midnight, devotees say this is not just the time for celebration but to en
20 days ago
14 children lost their lives due to cancer this year
An average of 20 children die every year, while 14 precious souls have already lost their lives this year from cancer. Habitat for Humanity Fiji Chairperson, Anabel Al
20 days ago
Decision on Caleb Muntz tonight
It’s decision time tonight on whether Fiji Water Flying Fijians flyhalf, Caleb Muntz will be ruled out of the Rugby World Cup due to an injury. Conflicting reports h
20 days ago

My son is bearing the fruit of his struggles and I'm proud of it – Luisa Ravouvou
I’m proud to see that my son is bearing the fruit of his struggles by accomplishing his dream by wearing the national jumper during the Punjas Pacific Battle Series and
20 days ago
2 traders expected to be charged for breaches relating to VAT
Following the VAT monitoring by FCCC and Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, 62 traders have been in breach while investigations into 2 have been completed and charges are
20 days ago
Presence of high voltage cable delayed works on leakage of sewer main on Narewa Rd in Denarau – WAF CEO
Concerns have been raised by people living in Nadi about the raw sewerage on Narewa Road which leads to Denarau as well as the discharge from the pipes under the Denarau
20 days ago

There are a lot of problems with the 2018 Act for People with Disabilities – Helen Tavola
There are a lot of problems with the 2018 Act for Persons with Disabilities as it is not fully compliant with the convention and it needs to be reviewed. This has been
20 days ago
A Masterplan is not just a document but a blueprint for progress - Nalumisa
A Masterplan is our collective vision for Fiji, encompassing sustainability, and inclusivity. This was highlighted by Minister for Housing and Local Government Maciu N
20 days ago
Fiji and Australia’s Vuvale Partnership under review
Fiji and Australia’s Vuvale Partnership is being reviewed to realign it to the priorities of the countries as there has been a change in leadership in both countries si
20 days ago

Ministry of Children to assist WOWS Kids Fiji with $10,000 worth of funding
WOWS Kids Fiji will receive $10,000 worth of funding from the Ministry for Women, Children and Social Protection. Minister for Women, Children and Social Protection, L
20 days ago
Conflicting reports on Caleb Muntz as reports come in that he has ACL injury and could be out for months
Although the Fiji Rugby spokesperson has said this morning that there are no injury concerns regarding Fiji Water Flying Fijians flyhalf, Caleb Muntz, we continue to rece
20 days ago
Geo-strategic challenges between the US and China have an impact on our Pacific Ocean – Dr Underwood
The Geo-strategic challenges and competition over the past few years between the United States of America and China have had a huge impact on the Pacific Islands. This
FNU
20 days ago

Kuki to appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7pm tonight
Apakuki Nalawa also known as Kuki, who is the founder and lead singer of the band InsideOut, will appear on fijivillage Straight Talk With Vijay Narayan at 7 tonight.
20 days ago
2 youths arrested overnight for allegedly robbing a 14-year-old boy at Kaunitoni Street Vatuwaqa
Quick action by Police overnight has resulted in the arrest of two youths who robbed a 14 year old boy at Kaunitoni Street, Vatuwaqa yesterday afternoon. Divisional Po
20 days ago

05/09/2023
Southern Division taskforce team directed to look into the daylight robbery along Kaunitoni Street
Divisional Police Commander South SSP Wate Vocevoce confirms the Southern Division taskforce team has been directed to look into a daylight robbery along Kaunitoni Street
21 days ago
FICAC Commissioner Rashmi Aslam resigns
Rashmi Aslam has resigned as Commissioner of the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC). The Government says in a letter addressed to the Office of the
21 days ago
Being Awesome Charity provides shavers, cream and deodorant to residents of Valelevu Old People's home
Being Awesome Charity run by Suman Prakash of Awesome Glory Boutique has provided personal hygiene products including shavers, deodorant, undergarments and cream to the r
21 days ago

LTA charges taxi driver for not adhering to PSV Code of Conduct and receives warning letter
A taxi driver who was seen chasing a woman and throwing items at her in a viral video, has been charged by LTA for not adhering to the Public Service Vehicle Code of Cond
LTA
21 days ago
Ratu Naiqama reminds MPs to strive to maintain a parliament that even better represents the people
Speaker of Parliament, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu has reminded all Members of Parliament that they must strive to maintain a parliament that even better represents the peopl
21 days ago
No children should be sleeping out in the rain - Kiran
No children should be sleeping out in the rain, and what has happened to us that we are able to cut ourselves off when we see a child suffering on the streets and not con
21 days ago

Court to deliver ruling in Bainimarama and Qiliho's case tomorrow
Suva Magistrate Seini Puamau will deliver her ruling in former Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho’s
21 days ago
Acting COMPOL remind recruits that the uniform they wear should be used for good
220 Police recruits have been reminded by the Acting Commissioner of Police Juki Fong Chew to humble themselves and know that the uniform they wear, which represents auth
21 days ago
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum attacks fijivillage for parliamentary party and MP allowance coverage
FijiFirst General Secretary, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has today posted a letter from Secretary General to Parliament, Jeanette Emberson, stating that she reassures that the is
21 days ago

Ruling in Bainimarama and Qiliho's case will have a bearing on Sayed-Khaiyum's case - Sharma
Former Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum's lawyer Devanesh Sharma has revealed in court that the decision in former Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Pol
21 days ago
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum to reappear in court today
Former Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum will reappear in the Suva Magistrates Court today in relation to his case where he is charged with o
21 days ago
Almost all the street kids we’ve talked to have said they are being neglected and from a broken family - Kiran
Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Social Protection Sashi Kiran says almost all the children that are on the streets that they have talked to are from broken fam
21 days ago

No extra-marital affair, I trust this will end the speculation - Rabuka
Prime Minister, Sitiveni Rabuka says he has met with two of his cabinet Ministers who have assured him that there is no truth in the allegations on various social media p
21 days ago

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EBayShop Online Recruitment scam
The Consumer Council of Fiji has issued a public alert about a group of individuals running a deceptive pyramid scheme known as “EbayShop Online Recruitment.”
1 day ago

7 Grace Road Group executives declared prohibited immigrants in Fiji after decisions by the South Korean Government and a request by Interpol
7 Grace Road executives in Fiji have been declared prohibited immigrants by the Fijian Government, it has been made clear through government ...
1 day ago

Bainimarama and Qiliho’s trial
The trial of former Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and suspended Commissioner of Police Sitiveni Qiliho begins
39 days ago

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