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27,705 Fijians vaccinated against COVID-19 so far
27,705 Fijians have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine so far. The Mini
12 hours ago
Tabuya raises serious concerns about SODELPA leadership flying blind and banning Kadavu from meetings
SODELPA Whip, Lynda Tabuya has raised serious concerns about how SODELPA is being run with no concre
16 hours ago
Council members that have not had their AGM cannot be allowed in SODELPA’s management meeting – Gavoka
SODELPA Leader, Viliame Gavoka says the party’s constituency council members that have not had the
16 hours ago

Dominion Transport files case against LTA
Nadi based Dominion Transport Company Limited has filed a case against the Land Transport Authority
LTA
15 hours ago
18 youths allegedly involved in Nabua brawl yesterday questioned and released
The 18 youths from Sukanaivalu Road who were taken into custody for their alleged involvement in th
15 hours ago
Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark stops rollout completely
Denmark has ceased giving the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine amid concerns about rare cases of
1 hour ago

New variety of dalo, Tarova Damu developed at Koronivia Research Station
Good news for farmers as a new variety of dalo, Tarova Damu has been developed at Koronivia Research
17 hours ago
Human Rights Commission’s 2019 report regarding investigations and other work presented to President
The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission submitted its 2019 Annual Report to the Presiden
18 hours ago
State will proceed with case against Felix Anthony
The state has informed the Suva Magistrates Court this morning they will proceed with the case again
21 hours ago

FM96 Gangsta Lean music video to be released on Friday
The official music video for the 2021 Coca-Cola Games anthem – FM96 Gangsta Lean will be released
19 hours ago
Environment Ministry lifts Prohibition Notice on Tengy Cement
The Ministry of Waterways and Environment has lifted the Prohibition Notice for Lami based cement co
20 hours ago
Payroll services for civil servants have not been affected - AG
Minister for Communications and Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says payroll services for civ
21 hours ago

5 students of a Tailevu school charged for alleged assault
Two senior students of a prominent school in Tailevu have been charged and will front the Nausori Ma
1 day ago
Vaccination hesitation starting to ease off as we are getting a critical mass of people getting vaccinated – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong confirms that the COVID-19 vaccination hesitation
2 days ago

14/04/2021
Charges yet to be laid in relation to the Nabua brawl on the 3rd of this month
No one has been charged for the Sukanaivalu Road and Mead Road Housing brawl that took place on the 3rd of this month. During this incident, a group of people from Suk
20 hours ago
Religious liberty is a founding principle of our Fijian Constitution - Koya
Religious liberty, as recognized in the Bill of Rights is a founding principle of our Fijian Constitution and as a secular state, we as Fijians are fortunate to have equa
21 hours ago
Fiji Sports Council partners with Health Ministry for COVID-19 vaccination drive
The Fiji Sports Council is working together with the Ministry of Health in becoming one of Suva’s host venues to cater the registration and administering of COVID-19 va
24 hours ago

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine approved for use in India
A third coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in India amid a deadly second wave of infections. BBC News reports Russia's Sputnik V has been deemed to be safe,
1 day ago
The pandemic has ignited generosity in the hearts of those with the means to aid those in-need – Bainimarama
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the adversity we have endured and continue to endure has honed our appreciation for the blessings, big and small, that have been be
1 day ago
Muslims begin a month of fasting this morning
Muslims will be beginning their month of fasting from this morning as the moon was sighted last night to indicate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Fiji Musl
1 day ago

Police confirm the two Nabua brawls are connected
Police have identified that the brawl that occurred yesterday afternoon in Nabua is connected to the one that occurred on the 3rd of this month and some key players have
1 day ago

13/04/2021
Muslims to begin month long fasting from tomorrow
Muslims in Fiji as well as around the world will begin their month long fasting from tomorrow as the moon has been sighted this evening marking the beginning of the holy
2 days ago
278 villagers of Bua receive farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports
278 villagers of Bua Village today received farming equipment from the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The assistance which includes vegetable seeds, forks, spades, wate
2 days ago
Lusaka told Police his late wife had overdosed on cocaine
Kiala Henry Lusaka who allegedly murdered his wife in July 2019 had told in his caution interview that his late wife had overdosed on cocaine however the post mortem reve
2 days ago

Fiji Society for the Blind faces challenges due to COVID-19
The Fiji Society for the Blind has been facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is the only agency providing rehabilitation, education, training and
2 days ago
18 youths from Sukanaivalu Road in custody following their alleged involvement in an attack on youths and men from Mead Road Housing
Eighteen youths from Sukanaivalu Road in Nabua are in custody following their alleged involvement in an attack on youths and men from Mead Road Housing earlier this after
2 days ago
Alleged wife rapist to face trial in May
The trial of a man who allegedly raped his wife twice will begin in May. The man allegedly committed the offences in Nausori last May. He has also been told by the
2 days ago

No nation can match our record in containing COVID-19 - Bainimarama
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has highlighted that no nation has matched the record Fiji has in terms of containing the COVID-19 outbreak. While speaking at the Fi
2 days ago
Huge turnouts recorded at the COVID-19 vaccination sites
Huge turnouts are being recorded at the COVID-19 vaccination sites around the country as the Health Ministry has stepped up the vaccination drive from today. Permanen
2 days ago
One killed, police officer injured in US school shooting
One person has been killed in the Knoxville shooting in USA with at least several victims injured. One person had been detained in connection with the shooting. Loc
2 days ago

Alleged wife rapist to face trial in May
The trial of a man who allegedly raped his wife twice will begin in May. The man allegedly committed the offences in Nausori last May. He has also been told by the
2 days ago
247 children withdrawn from work and sent to school since 2010
247 children have been withdrawn from work and referred to the mainstream education system including technical and vocational training centres from 1st January 2010 till
2 days ago
17-yr-old Talei Salayawa reported missing
Police are searching for 17-year-old Talei Salayawa who was reported missing at the Valelevu Police Station. Salayawa was last seen on the 8th of this month when she l
2 days ago

There are people out there that want to take the country back to the days of division - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has highlighted that there are people today who are using religious ideals to advocate division and take the nation back to the dark age
2 days ago
Cyclone Seroja leaves a trail of damage in Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Seroja has ripped across a 1,000km stretch of Western Australia, leaving a trail of damage. The category three Cyclone made landfall near the town of
2 days ago
Seriously look at helping those who are in need - Prasad
As Hindus in the country will begin Ram Naumi celebrations from tonight, the President of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha Fiji is calling on followers who are st
2 days ago

Fiji Teachers Union elections to take place this Friday and Saturday
The Fijian Elections Office will be conducting the elections for Fiji Teachers Union this Friday and Saturday. Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem says the last F
FTU
2 days ago

12/04/2021
More than 22,000 FNU students assisted through government's TELS and Toppers since 2014 - PM
More than 22,000 students of the Fiji National University have been assisted through the government's Tertiary Education Loans Scheme and the Toppers Scholarships since 2
FNU
2 days ago
More than 40 white canes and braille papers worth over NZ$5000 handed to Fiji Society for the Blind
More than 40 white canes and braille papers worth over $5000NZD has been donated to the Fiji Society for the Blind by the United Blind Persons of Fiji today. United Bl
3 days ago
National conversation needed to balance the constitutional right to freedom of assembly & speech - Raj
The Director of Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj says the National Federation Party should stop misleading the country about the Commissio
3 days ago

ITC Department managing a cyber incident targeting the government network - Sayed-Khaiyum
Minister for Communications and Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum confirms the Fijian Government’s ITC Department is managing a cyber incident targeting the governm
3 days ago
Senior students allegedly assault some Under 15 rugby players of the same school after they lost their game
Two senior students of a prominent school are in custody following their alleged involvement in an assault case yesterday. Police say the two students allegedly assaul
3 days ago
Assistant DPP alleges Lusaka sent photo of his deceased wife to her father
Assistant DPP Elizabeth Rice has alleged in the Suva High Court that Congo National Kiala Lusaka sent the photo of his deceased wife via Facebook to her father in Austral
3 days ago

Some govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site
Some Fijian govnet websites are down including the COVID-19 vaccination registration site. digitalFIJI is yet to make a statement on the reason why the websites cannot
3 days ago
Nausori Town Council facing challenges with finances to repair Ratu Cakobau Park
Nausori Town Council CEO, Anurashika Bari says they are facing challenges with finances and are relying on private public partnership to carry out major repair works at R
3 days ago
FEO lifts Freedom Alliance Party's suspension
The Registrar of Political Parties has lifted the suspension of the Freedom Alliance Party as they have provided the Fijian Elections Office with their audited accounts f
3 days ago

LegendFM Breakfast crew learn Aerial Arts at Moana Loa
Alex and Victoria from LegendFM Breakfast learned Aerial Arts at Moana Loa Performing Arts Centre in Lami on this week’s episode of LegendFM SM Experience. Aerial Ar
3 days ago
Two men to appear in the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with unlawful possession of illicit drugs
Two men will appear in the Suva Magistrates Court today after the Police Special Response Drug team last week uprooted more than thirty plants confirmed to be marijuana f
3 days ago
28 rivers and 60 kilometres will be dredged in Phase 1
A total of 28 rivers, creeks and waterways will be undergoing dredging works in the first phase of the emergency de-silting programme that has been set up by the Ministry
3 days ago

11/04/2021
Immunization equality may be our last great chance to bridge the growing divide between the developed and developing world – AG
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says access to vaccines and practical options for Small States to carry out successful vaccination programs will be the most importan
4 days ago
Parliamentary Committee has been accused of showing their faces only because the general election is near – Alvick Maharaj
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights Alvick Maharaj says that while going into communities for consultations on three Ele
4 days ago
US State Department erroneously refers to the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission as a ‘Government Human Rights Body’ - Raj
The Director of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj says the US State Department erroneously refers to the Commission as a “Government Human
4 days ago

Driver involved in hit and run case surrenders himself to Police
The driver who was involved in a hit and run case yesterday morning has surrendered himself to Police. It is alleged the man hit a 23-year-old man who was walking alon
4 days ago
Australian medical team head to PNG to aid COVID response
A specialist Australian medical team and critical equipment have been flown to Papua New Guinea to help respond to the country's surging coronavirus cases. Seventeen m
4 days ago
Police Inspectors urged to take ownership of their responsibilities
57 Inspectors from the Fiji Police Force who graduated after a one-month Inspectors Qualifying Course have been advised to take ownership of their responsibilities as the
4 days ago

Application to increase the seating capacity at the ANZ Stadium under consideration – Dr.Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. James Fong says they have received the application from the organizers of the Coca-Cola Games to increase the seating capacity at
4 days ago
Accounting error in Samoa election has top parties tied again
Samoa's two main political parties are again head to head after an accounting glitch was discovered by the Electoral Commission. The error had independent Tautua Party
4 days ago
Seruiratu urges District Advisory Councillors treat everyone fairly
Minister for Rural and Maritime Development Inia Seruiratu has advised the District Advisory Councillors serving in the Tailevu Province that when they want to take up re
4 days ago

Prince Charles says dear papa was very special
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, saying that he and the Royal Family miss him "enormously". He said the duke had given the "m
4 days ago
There is a growing voice of Islamic scholars that have concluded that one can get vaccinated in the month of Ramadan - Koya
Minister for Commerce, Faiyaz Koya says there is a growing voice of Islamic scholars that have concluded that one can get vaccinated in the month of Ramadan because vacci
4 days ago

10/04/2021
Raiwaqa man in custody following the seizure of marijuana plants
A 34-year-old Raiwaqa man is currently in custody following the seizure of plants believed to be marijuana. Police say the suspect was travelling in a taxi on Thursday
5 days ago
Gun salutes planned across UK after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99
Gun salutes to mark the death of the Duke of Edinburgh are due to take place later across the UK, in Gibraltar and from warships at sea. Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth
5 days ago
People turn up in numbers to donate blood at TappooCity
A number of people turned up at TappooCity, Suva today to donate blood during a blood drive that was organised by the Sai Prema Foundation. 56-year-old blood donor, Ul
5 days ago

2020 report on human rights in Fiji issued by the US State Dept is selective in its treatment of facts – Raj
The Director of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj says the 2020 report on human rights in Fiji issued by the US State Department is perfuncto
5 days ago
Police disperse Lami residents who had gathered outside cement factories to raise concerns about emission levels
Some Lami residents who had gathered with signs outside two cement manufacturing factories to raise concerns about the emissions were dispersed by the police this morning
5 days ago
Korovulavula appointed as the President of the Marist Old Boys Association
Koli Korovulavula has been appointed as the President of the Marist Old Boys Association. Richard Chow has been appointed as the Vice President. Felix Magnus and Wi
MOB
5 days ago

Prince Philip's death a 'hugely significant loss' for NZ - Ardern
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the death of Prince Philip is a "hugely significant loss" for New Zealand and the organisations he supported Ardern
5 days ago
Police search for driver involved in hit and run case in Lautoka
Police are searching for the driver of LR 5276 who was allegedly involved in a hit and run case while on his way to Lautoka this morning. Police say the suspect is all
5 days ago
New guidance being developed to spot symptoms of this serious side effect early – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji has updated its guidance on how they plan to keep Fiji safe. Bainimarama says new evidence suggests that some people may fa
5 days ago

Palace asks public not to lay flowers for Prince Philip
Buckingham Palace has asked the public to refrain from leaving floral tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh at royal residences. Dozens of bouquets were laid outside Bucki
5 days ago
Sai Prema Foundation to conduct blood drive at TappooCity
The Sai Prema Foundation will be having a blood drive at TappooCity today. Sai Prema Foundation Director, Sumeet Tappoo says every pint of blood can save up to 3 lives
5 days ago
More than 200 families to benefit from dredging works in Namosi
More than 200 families in Namosi will benefit from the dredging works that will be conducted by two contractors at the Nabukavesi Wainadoi and Wainibuabua Rivers. Mini
5 days ago

Bainimarama pays tribute to the late Prince Philip
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says today Fijians join the world in waving the late Prince Philip one final goodbye. Bainimarama says he will never forget the stori
5 days ago
Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace announces
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99. A statement issued by the Buckingham Palace spoke of the Queen's "deep sorrow" following his death
5 days ago

09/04/2021
COVID-19 Relief for Voluntary members deferred to 26th April
FNPF’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Viliame Vodonaivalu says the COVID-19 Relief for Voluntary members which was scheduled to open from 12th April is now deferred to
6 days ago
2,160 FNPF members who had applied for COVID-19 Phase 2 Round 5 relief paid
2,160 Fiji National Provident Fund members who had applied for COVID-19 Phase 2 Round 5 relief have been paid today. Acting Chief Executive Officer Viliame Vodonaivalu
6 days ago
Australia is committed to exploring quarantine-free travel arrangements with Fiji when it is safe to do so – Feakes
The Australian High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes says Australia is committed to exploring quarantine-free travel arrangements with Fiji when it is safe to do so. F
6 days ago

Former President of the Marist Old Boys Association appears in court for allegedly assaulting student
The former President of the Marist Old Boys Association who allegedly assaulted a 17-year-old Marist student has been released on bail by Suva Magistrate Liyanage Wickram
6 days ago
Freesoul found guilty of 2 counts of undertaking unauthorized developments in Malolo
Freesoul Real Estate Development Limited has been found guilty of two counts of Undertaking Unauthorized Developments by Suva Magistrate Seini Puamau. They have been a
6 days ago
Duru becomes SODELPA General Secretary
Former SODELPA Assistant General Secretary, Lenaitasi Duru is the new General Secretary and Registered Officer of the party. Duru succeeds Emele Duituturaga who resign
6 days ago

Paradise Beverages partners with Wearing Fiji – A Fashion Project
Paradise Beverages has joined the “Wearing Fiji – A Fashion Project” as sponsors for their student mentoring program. Wearing Fiji co-founder Samson Lee says the
6 days ago
Akbar says the only answer is to build back stronger
We cannot allow our people, especially our children, to go through the hardship of building back up again and again, which is why we are investing in material and designs
6 days ago
Fiji Fashion Week receives $75,000 sponsorship from Palmolive Fiji Pte Limited
The 2021 Fiji Fashion Week has been boosted with a $75,000 sponsorship from Palmolive Fiji Pte Limited. While speaking at the sponsorship launch Managing Director for
6 days ago

Bail extended for Kishore Kumar
Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili has extended the bail of sacked computer teacher, Kishore Kumar. Kumar had earlier pleaded not guilty to six counts of indecently insul
6 days ago
Affidavit filed for Rahman to be extradited to NZ over drug charges
The Director of Public Prosecutions has filed a motion and an affidavit to seek orders for Canadian national, Joshua Aziz Rahman to be extradited to New Zealand and tried
6 days ago
Coke Games organizers apply to increase the seating capacity from 50% to 86%
The organizers of the Coca-Cola Games have today made an application to increase the seating capacity at the ANZ Stadium from 50 percent to 86 percent.Coca-Cola’s Marke
6 days ago

New COVID-19 border quarantine case
Fiji has 1 new border quarantine case of COVID-19. The new case is a 56-year-old woman who travelled to Fiji from Sacramento, California, arriving in Nadi on flight FJ
6 days ago
6 FPRA Awards nominations for Via Ni Tebara
Popular local group, Via Ni Tebara has been nominated for six awards for the Fiji Performing Rights Association Awards next month. The group has been nominated in the
6 days ago
Health Ministry is quite rightfully controlling the process of vaccination - Sharma
Oceania Hospitals Pte Limited says the Health Ministry is quite rightfully controlling the process of COVID-19 vaccination to ensure that the outreach program and manner
6 days ago

7 inmates display amazing artwork at New Life Art Exhibition
Seven inmates showcased their amazing artwork at the Fiji Corrections Service New Life Art Exhibition at Grand Pacific Hotel last night. While speaking at the event, S
6 days ago
FM96 Gangster Lean released for the 2021 Coca-Cola Games
The FM96 Gangster Lean which is the official anthem for the 2021 Coca-Cola Games was dropped on FM96 Crackfirst with Joey and Drix this morning. It is produced by Patc
6 days ago
A 104-year-old woman in Columbia beats Covid-19 — twice
Fighting off COVID-19 is no easy feat for a 104-year-old, but imagine doing it twice like one Columbian woman just did. Carmen Hernandez was applauded by hospital staf
6 days ago

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