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05/08/2022
Radrodro to take witnesses stand on Monday
SODELPA MP Salote Radrodro will take the witness stand on Monday Monday, in the case where she is charged with one count each of Giving False Information to a Public Serv
8 days ago
Revenue collections surpass 2021-2022 Annual Revenue Target – Dixon
The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service has collected net revenue of $1.692 billion for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, surpassing the forecast by $11.7 million or 0.7 percent.
8 days ago
Serious concerns raised regarding the safety of people in Suva City at night
Serious concerns are being raised regarding the safety of people out clubbing or going around in Suva City at night after a video emerged of a brawl along Victoria Parade
8 days ago

National Farmers Union calls on FSC to release information on cane crushed
The National Farmers Union is calling on the Fiji Sugar Corporation to release information on cane crushed, sugar processed and the tonnes of cane to tonnes of sugar rati
FSC
8 days ago
National Media Reporting Of The 2018 Fijian General Elections Report recommends scrapping or reform of Media Act
“We need to scrap or reform the Media Industry Development Act.” This is one of the recommendations in the National Media Reporting Of The 2018 Fijian General Elec
8 days ago
Fijian Media Association concerned about the ambiguity of the new Media amendments and the potential for undue interference
The Fijian Media Association has expressed concern about the amendments to media laws that were passed in Parliament last week, and calls on Government to have dialogue w
8 days ago

47-year-old man sentenced to life imprisonment for 2020 Lami arson and murder
A 47-year-old building contractor of Nadawa, Arvind Chand Rai has been sentenced to life imprisonment for setting alight a kava shop and causing the death of a 35-year-ol
8 days ago
Henri-Lusaka’s judgement deferred to Monday
The judgement for Congo national Kiala Henri Lusaka, who allegedly murdered his wife, will be delivered on Monday. The 42-year-old allegedly murdered his Australian wi
8 days ago
$15,500 grant for Capacity Building and Storytelling Fiji
Good news for Capacity Building and Storytelling Fiji which is an organisation committed in energising youths through the use of technology and an established network ens
8 days ago

Man who allegedly stabbed manager of a fishing vessel company to front court
The man charged for allegedly stabbing the manager of a fishing vessel company in Suva on Tuesday will be produced in the Suva Magistrates Court today. He is charged w
8 days ago
Survey reveals that 81% of women aged 15-19 years that were surveyed, do not use any contraceptive method
A new survey reveals that 81 percent of the women aged 15-19 years that were surveyed, do not use any contraceptive method, with 68 percent of women aged 20-24 years not
8 days ago
Minibus fares to go up for certain routes from Monday
Get ready to pay more for minibus fares as they are going up for certain routes from Monday. The minibus fare for Suva-Nausori via Kings Road will go up to $2.40 from
8 days ago

No response on whether media will be allowed to cover Transforming Education Summit (TES) National Pre-Summit Consultation in Fiji today
The Ministry of Education is not confirming whether the media will be allowed to cover the Transforming Education Summit (TES) National Pre-Summit Consultation in Fiji to
8 days ago
UN hopes that Fiji will see broad participation and very active dialogue in the Transforming Education Summit
The United Nations says they hope that Fiji will see broad participation and very active dialogue in the Transforming Education Summit (TES) National Pre-Summit Consultat
8 days ago
Live tsunami siren test to be conducted at 11am today
A live tsunami siren test will be conducted in the Suva to Lami corridor at 11am today however, people are not required to evacuate. All 13 tsunami sirens at the Water
8 days ago

88-year-old woman with pre-existing medical conditions dies at home last month
An 88-year-old woman who had received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and had pre-existing medical conditions died at her home on the 14th of last month. Permanent S
8 days ago

04/08/2022
Buituni wins $28,000 in Vodafone’s birthday draw, plans to pay off TELS loan
Ivamere Buituni of Nadi has won $28,000 cash prize through Vodafone’s birthday promotion draw in Suva today. Buituni was full of smiles as she did not expect to win
9 days ago
4 in 5 children surveyed aged 1-14 years say they experienced any type of violent discipline over the previous month of the survey
In one month prior to a survey, four in five children (81 percent) surveyed aged 1-14 years experienced any type of violent discipline. This is based on the Fiji Burea
9 days ago
FPRA to recognise 2020 and 2021 artists & composers at the 2022 Music Awards
FPRA Music Awards is back after three years. Fiji Performing Rights Association Director, Eremasi Tamanisau says this year’s event is a significant one as it gives a
9 days ago

Survey shows Fiji has achieved SDG 2030 target of reaching below 12 deaths per 1,000 live births for neonatal mortality rate
Fiji has achieved the Sustainable Development Goal 2030 target of reaching below 12 deaths per 1,000 live births for neonatal mortality rate and 25 deaths per 1,000 live
9 days ago
Former Parliament SG tells court that she received a letter from Radrodro about relocating on the 9th of June, 2019
Lawyers in the case of SODELPA MP Salote Radrodro were told by High Court Judge, Justice Dr Thushara Kumarage to discuss the claims calendar provided by the defence lawy
9 days ago
Dr. Lal says he cannot recall if Devi analysed data for him
Pacific Technical and Further Education former CEO, Dr. Hasmukh Lal says he cannot recall if Research and Analytical Officer, Priya Devi analysed data for his doctorate p
9 days ago

New Batgirl movie scrapped months before release
The new Batgirl movie has been scrapped by Warner Bros Discovery months before its planned release. Reportedly budgeted at more than USD$70m it was due to be shown in
9 days ago
Bainimarama meets Kamala Harris and thanks the US for its regional support
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama met with the Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris where they discussed the U.S, Fiji and Pacific engagements at
9 days ago
New digital payment channel for BSP Life customers
BSP Life in collaboration with BSP Bank has launched an Internet Payment Gateway that allows customers to pay Life and Health insurance premiums from anywhere and anytime
9 days ago

Restaurants violate Food Safety Standards as maggots and cockroaches are found in food being sold
Cases have been lodged with the Consumer Council of Fiji where a consumer purchased chicken soup from a restaurant and noticed maggots upon opening the container. The
9 days ago
Dr Hasmukh Lal takes USP to court following his dismissal
The case where former CEO of the Pacific Technical and Further Education, Dr Hasmukh Lal has taken USP to court following his dismissal continues in the Employment Court
9 days ago

03/08/2022
Construction-led investment spending is recuperating but remains subdued relative to 2019 levels - RBF
The March quarter construction activity indicators for Fiji point towards a rebound in activity as the number of building permits, completion certificates issued and valu
10 days ago
$70 to $11,018.40 stolen during alleged aggravated robberies, aggravated burglaries and theft offences in July
Cash and assorted items ranging from $70 to $11,018.40 were stolen during alleged aggravated robberies, aggravated burglaries and theft offences which consisted of home i
10 days ago
Current number of voters as at 30th June stands at 686,076
The current number of voters as at 30th June stands at 686,076. This was highlighted by the Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem in a press conference this afternoo
FEO
10 days ago

Recognised seasonal employees scheme resumes recruitment for new group of selected Fijian workers
The first group of 9 selected Fijian workers after the COVID-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions have received their Pre-Departure Briefing Certificate and will be deplo
10 days ago
Some M-PAiSA customers have been victims of fraudulent acts after giving out their account details to unknown callers – Vodafone
Some Vodafone customers have been victims of fraudulent acts after giving out their M-PAiSA account details to unknown callers. This has been highlighted by Vodafone w
10 days ago
Police receives generator worth of $170,000
The Fiji Police Force has today received a backup generator worth $170,000. While speaking at the handing over ceremony, Deputy Police Commissioner Itendra Nair says t
10 days ago

MV YWAM KOHA in Fiji for 3-months to provide medical services
Health services in the rural and maritime region are expected to be boosted through the arrival of the Aotearoa ship, MV YWAM KOHA which will be providing medical servic
10 days ago
FICAC witness says Radrodro chose her constituency as Nasinu
Former SODELPA Constituency Officer and FICAC witness, Peniasi Daveta says according to their party set up, SODELPA MP Salote Radrodro's constituency was Nasinu. Radro
10 days ago
The rebound in tourism is supporting the current domestic economic recovery – RBF
The Reserve Bank of Fiji says in contrast to the global economy, the rebound in tourism is supporting the current domestic economic recovery. It says cumulative to Jun
10 days ago

Fiji’s inflation dynamics continue to be influenced by higher imported inflation of 10.7% - RBF
Fiji’s inflation dynamics continue to be influenced by higher imported inflation of 10.7 percent relative to a domestic inflation rate of 3.7 percent according to the R
10 days ago
PM discusses US-Pacific relations with U.S Secretary of State
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama met with the U.S Secretary of State, Antony Blinken and has told him that the Pacific stands ready to collaborate with the US for a more
10 days ago
Judgement in Lusaka's murder trial to be delivered on Friday
The judgement in the case where Congo national Kiala Henri Lusaka allegedly murdered his wife will be delivered on Friday. The 42 year old allegedly murdered his Austr
10 days ago

Medical Services Pacific opens its first Pop-Up clinic at MHCC
A first Pop-Up clinic fully funded by Women’s Fund Fiji has opened at MHCC, Suva, due to the demand for counselling, family planning support, clinical support, and lega
10 days ago
Man in Police custody after stabbing his Manager last night
A man in his 40s is in custody for allegedly stabbing a man inside a vehicle outside a supermarket in Suva last night. Police say the suspect is a crew member of a fis
10 days ago
Come clean on Grace Road Church - Rabuka
People’s Alliance Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka says it is a disgrace that South Korean religious sect, Grace Road Church, whose founder is serving jail time in Korea for abu
10 days ago

Biden tests positive for COVID-19 again
US President Joe Biden continues to test positive for COVID-19 and now has a bit of a "loose cough" as he experiences a rebound case of the virus. White House physicia
10 days ago

02/08/2022
Investment Fiji sets focus to be a leading IPA
Embracing on a new journey as an Investment Promotion Agency (IPA), Investment Fiji has committed itself to become one of the leading and an effective economic developmen
11 days ago
I have waited a lifetime for someone to take responsibility for deliberately exposing my late father and other sailors to the testing of a nuclear bomb - PM
The threat posed by nuclear weapons continues and this has been made all too clear by recent events, and we condemn unequivocally Russia’s thinly-veiled threats to use
11 days ago
Fiji Ports Corporation PTE Limited staff to share bonus of more than $240,000
There is good news for the 132 staff of Fiji Ports Corporation PTE Limited as they will share from a bonus payout of more than $240,000. While announcing the bonus, FP
11 days ago

It is a disgrace for Fiji to be ranked as the worst place in the Pacific region for journalists - Amrit
People’s Alliance founding member, Ajay Bhai Amrit says it is a disgrace for Fiji to be ranked as the worst place in the Pacific region for journalists in the latest as
11 days ago
Vodafone Fiji invests $55 million into network infrastructure
Vodafone Fiji Regional Chief Executive Officer, Pradeep Lal has today announced a further investment of $55 million into the company's network infrastructure. Lal says
11 days ago
19 children given the gift of life through free surgery at Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Children's Heart Hospital
19 children with congenital heart disease have been offered the gift of life after they were operated on at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Children's Heart Hospital in Suv
11 days ago

Man who allegedly obtained financial advantage of $200 granted bail
Jaswant Kumar who has been charged by FICAC has been granted bail by the Suva Magistrates Court. He is facing one count each of conspiracy to defraud – obtaining a g
11 days ago
4 boys under 17 years of age and 2 police officers charged with serious sex offences in separate incidents
Four boys under 17 years of age and two police officers have been charged with serious sex offences in separate incidents in July this year. According to the Office of
11 days ago
Bala stresses that Naicker is not the Sangam President while Naicker says he wants campaigning to stop at Sangam
Differences have emerged within TISI Sangam as Sadasivan Naicker claims he is still the President of the religious organization while the Interim Chairman of TISI Sangam,
11 days ago

We have placed high priority for those teachers who want to transfer for family reunion – Kumar
In the last couple months, more than 560 teachers have been transferred under family reunion. This was highlighted by Education Minister Premila Kumar while speaking a
11 days ago
18-year-old charged for his alleged involvement in a series of crimes on Viti Levu and Vanua Levu
An 18-year-old man has been charged for his alleged involvement in a series of robberies and burglaries on Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. The man was produced in the Labasa
11 days ago
FRA removes derelict vehicles near Naboro
Almost 9 derelict vehicles placed near Naboro along the Queens Highway have been removed by the Fiji Roads Authority. FRA says these vehicles were placed on the road r
FRA
11 days ago

Al-Qaeda leader dies in US drone strike
An American counter-terrorism operation in Afghanistan has killed the al-Qaeda leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri. US media are reporting that he was killed in a drone strike c
11 days ago
PRF welcomes the United Nations declaration on clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a universal human right - Deo
For such a beautiful country, it is a shame to see rubbish littering the surrounds or being dumped indiscriminately because people are not aware or don’t care about the
11 days ago
3 men with pre-existing medical conditions pass away at home due to COVID-19
3 men with multiple pre-existing medical conditions died at home due to COVID-19, including a 47-year-old who had received 3 doses of the vaccine, a 53 year old man who h
11 days ago

01/08/2022
Education Ministry to convene first national dialogue on transforming education
The first national dialogue on ‘transforming education’ will be convened this week. Aimed at mobilizing political ambition and solidarity to truly transform educat
12 days ago
PM in New York and will meet Antony Blinken and Antonio Guterres
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is in New York to attend the 10th Review Conference of Parties on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and he will also address the
12 days ago
Monash Professor says universities are not aligned to the changing labour market and Govt is funding unemployment
There is an issue of a mismatch between industry expectations and programs in tertiary institutions not aligned to the changing labour market in Fiji, which is leading to
12 days ago

People who have made donations to the FijiFirst are being harassed - AG
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the donor list of the FijiFirst is being put out on social media by some in the Opposition, and those people who have made
12 days ago
Father advises parents to get early diagnosis if their child is sick
A father whose son was diagnosed with leukemia about 4 years ago has advised parents to get an early diagnosis if their child is sick. While speaking during the WOWS K
12 days ago
Two men rule, wages, unemployment, poor health facilities, poverty and government debt is very worrying – People’s Alliance
The People’s Alliance has raised concerns on issues that they believe has affected a lot of Fijians under the leadership of the FijiFirst Government. While speaking
12 days ago

AG says almost 100,000 Fijians have been lifted out of poverty but it has been said that a comparative analysis cannot be done as the methodology is different
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says based on current population estimates, it is clear that under the Bainimarama government, almost 100,000 Fijians have been
12 days ago
We came up against a well drilled and confident South African team – Gollings
Fiji Men’s 7s coach Ben Gollings says South Africa did a really good job of not allowing Fiji to play and they took their opportunities. While speaking after the 31-
12 days ago
Sumeet Tappoo receives India International Influencer Award 2022
Sumeet Tappoo has been presented with the “India International Influencer Award 2022” by Mid-Day News Network at the Awards ceremony which took place at the Sahara St
12 days ago

Police increases momentum on targeting receivers of stolen goods
Police are increasing their momentum in targeting receivers of stolen goods who provide a market for perpetrators of robberies and burglaries. This is after Police arr
12 days ago
23-year-old Shamal Chand reported missing since last Tuesday
23-year-old Shamal Shavnit Chand has been reported missing at the Labasa Police Station. He was last seen on the 26th of last month leaving his Naleba home in a bus go
12 days ago
Fiji Men’s 7s settle for silver after losing to South Africa 31–7 in the Commonwealth Games
The Fiji Men’s 7s team has settled for silver in the men’s competition of the Commonwealth Games after losing to South Africa 31–7 in the final. Fiji was starved
12 days ago

Fijiana 7s win their first Commonwealth 7s silver medal
The Fijiana 7s team have won their first Commonwealth Games silver medal after losing to Australia 22-7 in a heart breaking final this morning. The Australia Women’s
12 days ago
Updated COVID-19 booster shots to target Omicron coronavirus subvariants could be available in September
Moderna and Pfizer booster shots updated to target Omicron coronavirus subvariants could be available in September, pending signoff by federal health agencies, the US Dep
12 days ago
Commonwealth Games: Fijiana 7s to hunt for first gold medal in a global tournament
The Fijiana 7s side will be targeting the first gold medal in a global tournament, a year to the day after creating history by winning bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ga
12 days ago

31/07/2022
Captain Fantastic Books Fiji’s Place In Commonwealth Games Final beating New Zealand 19-14
Fiji Men’s Sevens Captain, Waisea Nacuqu, sprinted 75 metres to score in extra time, and keep Fiji’s hunt for a gold medal alive as they beat New Zealand 19-14 in the
13 days ago
A common goal is to establish businesses, grow talent, create the brand identity, and contribute to the Fijian economy – Koya
The Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism, and Transport has a common goal to establish businesses, grow talent, create brand identity, and contribute to the Fijian econom
13 days ago
3 day personal leave allowed from tomorrow for teachers while rural allowances will be reinstated for eligible civil servants
The new initiatives for teachers and other civil servants announced in the 2022-2023 National Budget kick in from tomorrow where rural allowances will be reinstated for e
13 days ago

Fiji out to avenge 2018 Commonwealth 7s final loss
The Fiji Men’s 7s team will be out to avenge their 2018 Commonwealth 7s final loss when they battle New Zealand in the semi-final of this year’s Commonwealth Games to
13 days ago
Sensational Uluinasau key for Fijiana 7s success in gold medal final
The sensational Reapi Uluinasau will be a player to look out for when the Fijiana 7s side takes on Australia in the gold medal match of the Commonwealth Games tomorrow mo
13 days ago
Bus fares have been reduced by 10 percent
Bus fares have been reduced by 10 percent across the board and this will be for the next 6 months. Stage one fare for adults in Viti Levu and Vanua Levu will be 92 cen
13 days ago

Two people arrested for their alleged involvement in robberies and burglaries on Viti Levu and Vanua Levu
The Fiji Police Force is anticipating a migration of criminal activities and is warning those who want to commit crimes that they will get to them. This is after a joi
13 days ago
World News: One ticket in Illinois has won the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot of nearly US $1.34 billion
One lucky ticket purchased in the US state of Illinois has won US $1.34 billion in the second-largest Mega Millions prize. According to Mega Millions, if the winner op
13 days ago
Everyone is mentally prepared – Tuwai
Fiji’s double Olympic gold medallist Jerry Tuwai says everyone is mentally prepared as they get ready to battle New Zealand in the Commonwealth Gold semi-final match la
13 days ago

Women’s rugby in Fiji is growing fast – Fuli
Fijiana 7s coach Saiasi Fuli says women’s rugby in Fiji is growing fast and there is a lot of interest. While speaking to World Rugby after securing their place in t
13 days ago
Environment Ministry welcomes declaration that access to clean and healthy environment is a universal human right
The Ministry of Environment has welcomed the declaration by the United Nations General Assembly that access to clean and healthy environment is a universal human right.
13 days ago
Instagram U-turns on TikTok-style revamp
Instagram says it is pausing a rollout of new features on its app following backlash online from users, influencers and celebrities. Among the new features was an incr
13 days ago

Fiji to face NZ in Men’s Gold semi-final at 11.42 tonight
The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team will face New Zealand in the gold semi-final of the Commonwealth Games after they beat Scotland 34-7. Fiji 7s team scored a total of s
13 days ago
Fijiana 7s guaranteed a medal after reaching gold medal final
The Fijiana 7s team is guaranteed a medal at the Commonwealth Games as they beat Canada 24-7 to reach the gold medal final. Reapi Uluinasau was in scintillating form o
13 days ago
Fiji to face Scotland in the men's 7s gold quarter final
The Fiji Airways Men’s 7s team has topped pool C and will face Scotland in the Commonwealth Games gold quarter final after beating Wales 38-24 in Birmingham. The Fij
14 days ago

30/07/2022
Fijiana to face Canada in the gold semi-final
The Fijiana 7s team will meet Canada at 7.04am in the gold semi-final after beating Australia 19-12 in the 22nd Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Women's semi-fina
14 days ago
FLP questions FSC’s $75m government guarantee
Fiji Labour Party Leader, Mahendra Chaudhry has questioned why the government is providing a $75 million loan guarantee to Fiji Sugar Corporation when the miller has not
FLP
14 days ago
Diyalowai’s father to watch his daughter’s first international match live in-person
It will be an emotional evening for 75-year-old, Sowane Vunibola when he sees his daughter, Digicel Kulas captain, Sofi Diyalowai play an international match for the firs
14 days ago

Fiji needs to reduce missed tackles - Rahiman
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side will need to improve on certain areas such as minimizing missed tackles and scrappy play to ensure they are on track for their f
14 days ago
Uluinasau and Buleki were standout players in Fijiana 7s first two matches - Rahiman
Two players to look out for when the Fijiana 7s side takes on Australia in their final pool match at the Commonwealth Games are Vani Buleki and Reapi Uluinasau. Accord
14 days ago
Fiji Nursing Council launches new website
Procuring cabinets to store files and documents will be a thing of the past for the Fiji Nursing Council after their new website was launched by the Health Ministry's Chi
14 days ago

Lumelume leads Nadi to Skipper glory
Nadi captain Sivaniolo Lumelume scored the match winning try as Nadi won the Skipper Cup title by beating Naitasiri 16-14 in an exciting match at Prince Charles Park.
14 days ago
Employment Ministry donates to Fiji Cancer Society
As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations staff made donations to the Fiji Cancer Society Toiletry
14 days ago
We have shed light over the black economy – Usamate
Minister for Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, Lands and Mineral Resources, Jone Usamate says they have shed light on the black economy and the black economy ha
14 days ago

Canada really tested Fiji – Rahiman
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side was not tested in their first pool match against Zambia, however, Canada gave them a run for their money in their second match o
14 days ago
16 year girl reported missing
16 year old Salote Grace Qionimacawa has been reported missing at the Nausori Police Station. Police say she was last seen on the 23rd of July with her family at their
14 days ago
Speeding, driver fatigue, careless driving & over consumption of alcohol are main causes of accidents - Police
Speeding, driver fatigue, careless driving and over consumption of alcohol have been the main causes of accidents on our roads this year. Fiji Police Force says of the
14 days ago

Former ANZ Fiji CEO Robert Bell appointed on HFC Bank’s Board
Former ANZ Fiji CEO Robert Bell has been appointed to the HFC Bank Board of Directors where he will serve as an independent member and join six other directors. Chairm
14 days ago
Fijiana 7s through to semi-final
The Fijiana 7s team has secured their place in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth 7s after two wins from two games. They are joined by Australia from their pool who h
14 days ago
Fiji edges Canada 19-12
The Fiji Men’s 7s Team has won their second match at the Commonwealth Games after beating Canada 19-12. Fiji dominated the first half as they scored three tries.
14 days ago

Uluinasau and Donu in sensational form as the Fijiana 7s belt South Africa 41 – 0
The Fijiana 7s put on another spectacular display of 7s rugby as they thrashed South Africa 41 – 0 in their second pool match of the Commonwealth 7s this morning. Re
14 days ago
Fiji men’s 7s kicked off their hunt for the gold medal thrashing Zambia 52 – 0 in their first game at the Commonwealth Games
Fiji scored a total of 8 tries as they beat Zambia 52-0 in their first game of the Commonwealth 7s. Sevuloni Mocenacagi scored twice while skipper Waisea Nacuqu and El
15 days ago

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