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Parents and guardians should sell their roti, pudding or any products rather than involving their children in this activity - Govt
It is advisable for parents and guardians to sell their roti, pudding or any products rather than in
32 minutes ago
Some street beggars and street dwellers continue to return to towns and cities despite getting assistance - Govt
Despite assisting children, street beggars and street dwellers through the Social Protection Program
24 minutes ago
Rabuka raises concern about children as young as 7 years old being found with marijuana
Serious concerns have been raised by People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka in relation to child
PAP
33 minutes ago

Nausori businessman says restaurants with different income levels should be charged different VAT rates
A suggestion has been made during the National Budget consultations that restaurants with different
1 hour ago
12 year old boy missing since Tuesday in Navua
A mother from Nasasa, Navua is pleading for help in locating her 12-year-old son who has been missin
1 hour ago
Man gets 3 years imprisonment for setting his cousin’s house on fire
A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for setting his cousin’s house on fir
1 hour ago

Tokasa Nadagalu wins latest Samsung A22 through Vodafone’s Flashmob promotion
It was a Saturday to remember for Tokasa Nadagalu of Tacirua as she was won the latest Samsung A22 m
5 days ago
Chaudhry questions FNPF purchase of shares in Fiji Airways
The pension fund of the workers held in FNPF is for their retirement and must be protected from pred
19 hours ago
Has Fiji Airways debt to FNPF been converted to shares to make the Fiji Airways books look good – Anthony
We are calling on the Board of the Fiji National Provident Fund to clearly explain to members of the
20 hours ago

People can now give their views on the submissions to increase taxi fare
You can now give your views on the submissions presented to the Fijian Competition and Consumer Comm
6 hours ago
People’s Alliance calls for transparency in the sale of Fiji Airways shares
The People’s Alliance has called on the Government for transparency in the sale of Fiji Airways sh
6 hours ago
FNPF’s acquisition of Fiji Airways shares is clouded in financial secrecy – Prof. Prasad
It is only fair that the people know what is the total sum of money that the workers of Fiji have pu
21 hours ago

I’m surprised that FNPF did not participate as a shareholder in Fiji Airways a long time ago – AG
Frankly I’m surprised that FNPF did not participate as a shareholder much earlier because any pers
1 day ago
FNPF and Unit Trust now new shareholders in Fiji Airways while Avi Raju, Daksesh Patel and Sanjay Kaba are new board members
Fiji National Provident Fund is now the second largest shareholder, holding 30.02 percent of shares
1 day ago

07/07/2022
Athletes to the Commonwealth Games hailed as titans by the President
Athletes who will represent Fiji in the upcoming Commonwealth Games have been hailed as “Titans” of the nation by President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere who has told the p
3 hours ago
PM encourages Kadavu to fill their vacant chiefly titles
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has encouraged the people of Kadavu to fill their vacant chiefly titles to maintain stability in the vanua. While addressing the memb
5 hours ago
More employment opportunities for Fijians in Australia
More Fijians are expected to get employment opportunities in Australia after Labour Solutions Australia interviewed 56 potential workers since Monday. The employer is
7 hours ago

06/07/2022
Fijian Elections Office receives voter education material for persons with disability
The Fijian Elections Office today received voter education material for persons with disability. The Electoral Commission’s vision for the 2022 General Elections is
FEO
20 hours ago
COVID vaccine roll out for children aged 5-11 years old to be announced either tonight or tomorrow
The COVID-19 vaccine roll out for children aged 5 – 11 years will be announced either tonight or tomorrow morning after the launch earlier today. Some parents had co
20 hours ago
Recommended increase in taxi fare expected to be announced tomorrow – AG
People are expected to find out the recommended increase in taxi fare tomorrow. This has been confirmed by the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum after a questi
21 hours ago

The autonomy of a woman’s body is so important and she has full rights of her body so let no man or church interfere with that – Ali
The autonomy of a woman’s body is so important and she has full rights of her body so let no man or church interfere with that. This was the strong message from Fij
21 hours ago
Education boost for Naceva District School
Students of Naceva District School, in Kadavu will now be able to expand their learning capabilities through internet connectivity after the Minister for Infrastructure J
22 hours ago
BSP Life pays $67 million to beneficiaries last year
BSP Life beneficiaries have been paid $67 million last year where on average $250,000 was being paid out each working day. The company says 75,000 benefits were proces
1 day ago

SODELPA and Unity Fiji sign MOU outlining the partnership during the campaign and after the elections
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between SODELPA and Unity Fiji outlining the partnership between the two parties during the campaign and after the elections
1 day ago
COVID vaccine roll out for children aged 5-11 years old will not start today
The COVID-19 vaccine roll out for children aged 5 – 11 years has not started today as earlier announced. Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they a
1 day ago
Man gets 16 years imprisonment for raping 12-year-old stepdaughter
A man who raped his 12-year-old stepdaughter twice has been sentenced to 16 years imprisonment. He was found guilty of two counts of rape. The girl also got pregnan
1 day ago

Plants believed to be marijuana from 8 farms in Kadavu uprooted by police
A team from the Police Special Response Unit who are currently in Kadavu were joined by Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho as plants believed to be marijuana
1 day ago
Ratu Suliano Matanitobua found guilty of corruption charges
SODELPA MP Ratu Suliano Matanitobua has been found guilty of a count each of Giving False Information to a Public Servant and Obtaining Financial Advantage. He falsely
1 day ago
Rapist stepfather to be sentenced today
A man guilty of raping his stepdaughter will be sentenced by Justice Daniel Goundar today. He was found guilty of two counts of rape. It was heard in Court that the
1 day ago

Application for the registration of two proposed political parties rejected
The application for the registration of two proposed political parties has been rejected by the Fijian Elections Office. The Fijian Elections Office says following the
1 day ago

05/07/2022
Farmer asks AG to look after agriculture sector and not rely on tourism
If farmers continue to be victimized due to land lease issues, I do not know when they will be able to contribute to the economic development of the country and towards t
2 days ago
No plans to fix the road for Koromakawa villagers - FRA
There are currently no plans to fix the road for Koromakawa villagers in the district of Wairiki as the Fiji Roads Authority says its a non FRA road and a proper applicat
FRA
2 days ago
Tax collections outperform the June forecast by $15.3m
The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service collected a net revenue of $193.8 million in June this year which is the highest monthly revenue collected during and post COVID-19 p
2 days ago

PM says he has told the Russian President that his conflict is costing us all and it must end
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he has told the Russian President, Vladimir Putin directly over a video conference call that his conflict is costing us all and it
2 days ago
Landowners to be taken to task if marijuana is planted on their land - Qiliho
Police will now look at the law dealing with illicit drugs and take the landowners to task if marijuana is planted on their land. Commissioner of Police Brigadier Gene
2 days ago
Doctors at Lautoka Hospital could begin performing open heart surgeries by next week
There is good news for heart patients in Fiji as the Lautoka Hospital through it partnership with Aspen Medical could begin performing open heart surgeries by next week.
2 days ago

Kadavu’s involvement in the marijuana trade is very concerning – PM
Involvement of the people of Kadavu in the marijuana trade is very concerning where many of them have ended in our prison facilities and St Giles Hospital in Suva. Spe
2 days ago
CFL grows from strength to strength as FM96 and the company celebrate their 37th birthday
5th July 1985 saw the birth of Communications Fiji Limited’s flagship station, FM96 – the first ever FM radio station which also saw the introduction of the first eve
2 days ago
Malomalo Primary School to get an upgrade from $15,000 donation
Students of Malomalo Primary School in Sigatoka are expected to benefit from a generous donation of $15,000 from Australian based company, More Than Advice Mortgage Broke
2 days ago

Education Minister urges parents to provide consent so their children can be immunised against COVID
Parents have been urged by the Education Minister Premila Kumar to provide consent so that their children aged between 5 – 11 years old can be immunised against COVID-1
2 days ago
24 police prosecutors attend ODPP Basic Prosecution Course
24 police prosecutors are undergoing a six week Basic Prosecution Course facilitated by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. While speaking at the launch
DPP
2 days ago
Man asks for assistance regarding repossessed vehicles
A man who had a vehicle in Kadavu transporting goods to the wharf and another one that was usually hired out in Suva is asking for assistance from the government after bo
2 days ago

Six dead in 4th July parade shooting near Chicago
Six people have been shot dead at a 4 July Independence Day parade near the US city of Chicago. The event in Highland Park, a Chicago suburb, was suddenly halted about
2 days ago
Vaccination roll-out for children aged 5 – 11 years old will commence in the Central Division from tomorrow
The vaccination roll out for children aged 5 – 11 years old will commence in the Central Division from tomorrow, followed by the Western Division then Northern together
2 days ago
181 new cases of COVID since last Friday
Fiji currently has 229 active cases of COVID-19 after we recorded 181 new cases since Friday. 73 new cases were recorded on Friday, 21 new cases on Saturday, 44 new ca
2 days ago

04/07/2022
The late Hafizud Dean Khan always ensured the Muslim community was intact and girls & women were not left behind - Ali
The late President of the Fiji Muslim League, Haji Hafizud Dean Khan always ensured the small Muslim community in Fiji was intact and vigorously promoted unity amongst th
3 days ago
Man asks for assistance regarding repossessed vehicles
A man who had a vehicle in Kadavu transporting goods to the wharf and another one that was usually hired out in Suva is asking for assistance from the government after bo
3 days ago
Concessional loans & grants are needed to drive education transformation - Kumar
International finance facility for education must be established to provide concessional loans and grants needed to drive education transformation. This is according t
3 days ago

Request made to pour more money into the Agriculture Ministry
A Nausori farmer has made a request to the Minister for Economy if more money can be poured into the Agriculture Ministry. While speaking during the budget consultatio
3 days ago
Farmers can expect greater access to organic materials
Farmers can expect greater access to organic materials as the Ministry of Agriculture has formulated and produced mixture of bacterium culture to encourage farmers to est
3 days ago
CWM Hospital limits visitor numbers due to high number of patients testing positive for COVID
The CWM Hospital in Suva will be limiting the number of visitors in a day due to a huge number of patients with the COVID-19 virus. Permanent Secretary for Health Doct
3 days ago

NZ High Commission renews partnership with Leadership Fiji
Leadership Fiji has received a boost in the work it does in developing, mentoring and nurturing Fiji’s next generation of leaders as the New Zealand High Commission has
3 days ago
Fijians should not make any further contributions to PCN - Govt
Numerous complaints have been received that People’s Community Network Fiji members are still soliciting money from Jittu Estate community members as part of the Lagila
PCN
3 days ago
SODELPA pays tribute to the late Hafizud Dean Khan
SODELPA has expressed great sorrow at the passing of Haji Hafizud Dean Khan, the President of the Fiji Muslim League. Party leader, Viliame Gavoka says Khan was a frie
3 days ago

Nestle Fiji launches new 400g Milo pack
To ensure credit is given to those who have made a difference in people’s lives in the country, Nestle Fiji today launched their new 400g Milo pack with former Flying F
3 days ago
Supervisor of Elections refers Haroon Ali Shah to FICAC
The matter where Fiji Labour Party representative, Haroon Ali Shah had made comments in relation to tender procurement practices of the government at a Fiji Labour Party
3 days ago
Fiji secures another US$100 million loan from the World Bank
Fiji has secured another US$100 million loan from the World Bank to support the ongoing recovery from the immense shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic that exacerbated the imp
3 days ago

Workplaces urged to take appropriate action as COVID cases escalate
Following reports that there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases at workplaces, the Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they expect owners and senior
3 days ago
Be prepared for water disruptions in Suva-Nausori corridor due to low levels in Waimanu River
Be prepared for possible water cuts in the Suva-Nausori corridor as the Water Authority of Fiji says due to the current dry spell, the Waimanu River is starting to have l
3 days ago
Family seeks assistance to help locate 90-year-old missing man
A family is pleading for any information that will lead to locating 90-year-old Ram Jas Sharma of Waibogi Settlement, Sigatoka who has been reported missing on the 24th o
3 days ago

Govt must remove 15% import VAT on fuel - Chaudhry
Government must remove the 15% import VAT on fuel to give urgent relief to the people from escalating prices. This is the call from Fiji Labour Party Leader Mahendra C
3 days ago
Fiji Airways starts flights from Adelaide and Vanuatu again
Fiji Airways has started twice weekly flights from Adelaide to Nadi, offering Australians a fourth route for their tropical getaway. Fiji’s national airline also ope
3 days ago
World News: Several killed in Copenhagen shopping mall shooting
Several people have been killed in a shooting at a shopping centre in the Danish capital Copenhagen. Announcing the deaths, police chief Soeren Thomassen says a 22-yea
3 days ago

Sydney floods: Tens of thousands told to evacuate
A man has died and thousands of people have been told to evacuate their homes amid torrential rain and flash flooding in Sydney. The area was hit by flash flooding in
3 days ago
Fiji Muslim League President passes away
The National President of the Fiji Muslim League Hafizud Dean Khan passed away yesterday at the age of 72. Khan was part of the Fiji Muslim League since 1985 and becam
3 days ago
Police officers to wear face masks from today
Police officers have been advised to wear face masks from today. Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says their work requires constant interaction with the public and lessons
3 days ago

03/07/2022
COVID vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years to now start on Wednesday
COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years old will now begin on Wednesday through the school vaccine program following consent from parents and guardians. P
4 days ago
Children walk 4-5km to reach school & mothers gave birth on their way to hospital due to bad road in Koromakawa
A request has been made by a villager of Koromakawa in the district of Wairiki for their road to be fixed as around 40 children from the village have to walk 4 to 5 kilom
4 days ago
Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness are ideals that countries like Fiji should live for - Rabuka
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are ideals that smaller countries like Fiji should live for and we would all be richer if we set these virtues as our moral com
4 days ago

Fijian and NZ Police provide support to the late Waka’s family
Fijian and New Zealand Police have provided necessary support to the late Laisa Maraia Waka’s son, constable Epeineri Tunidau and his family. Waka was fatally stabbe
4 days ago
Fijians experience the feel of Odisha, India at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra
Fijians experienced the music, dance, culture, taste and flavour of Odisha, India at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra in Lami last night. It was also a valuable moment for
4 days ago
Man dies after being swept away by strong currents in Serua
A man in his 30s has passed away after he was swept away by strong currents while trying to cross a flooded bridge near Naimasimasi Village in Serua last night. The ma
4 days ago

More stolen items seized by police
More stolen items have been seized by the Totogo Task Force team and people are being urged to contact police if they can assist them in identifying the items. Chief O
4 days ago
No speculation until investigations are complete - Police
Police are now saying it will not speculate on the circumstances surrounding the death of the 18-year-old boy whose body was found outside his girlfriend’s house in Wai
4 days ago
An officer’s ability to carry out duties is largely due to the support of family members - Qiliho
A police officer’s ability to successfully carry out their duty on a daily basis is largely due to the support of their family members according to Police Commissioner
4 days ago

30 girls & women to be offered grants by Westpac Fiji to continue or take up studies
30 girls and women will be offered grants by Westpac Fiji this year to continue or take up studies. This will be done through the bank’s Women & Girls Education
4 days ago
India bans single-use plastic to combat pollution
India has imposed a ban on single-use plastics on items ranging from straws to cigarette packets to combat worsening pollution in a country whose streets are strewn with
4 days ago
Man swept away by strong currents in Serua
A man in his 30s is missing after he was swept away by strong currents while he was trying to cross a flooded bridge near Naimasimasi Village, Serua last night. The ma
4 days ago

Families in Bua receive timely assistance
50 families in Lekutu, Nasarawaqa and nearby areas in Bua have each received $300 through Save the Children Australia and Save the Children Fiji in an effort to improve l
4 days ago
Debut try for Sowakula as the All Blacks breeze past Ireland
It was a dream start in an All Blacks jersey for former Central College Lautoka student, Pita Gus Sowakula as he scored on debut in the 42-19 win over Ireland at Eden Par
4 days ago

02/07/2022
Tamavua Primary School will now be known as Jagindar Singh Primary School
Tamavua Primary School will now be known as Jagindar Singh Primary School after the Tamavua Education Society recognised Singh for his long and unwavering community servi
5 days ago
Habosi and Ravouvou score on debut as Fiji thrash much fancied Tonga 36-0 in PNC
The Vodafone Flying Fijians put on a clinical performance to thrash star studded Tonga 36-0 in the Pacific Nations Cup at the HFC Bank Stadium this afternoon. Tevita R
5 days ago
Complex eye surgeries will be available at CWM Hospital following training of staff
Some good news as a range of complex eye surgeries will be available at the CWM Hospital for the first time as eye care graduates at the Pacific Eye Institute in Suva are
5 days ago

You can start earning the minimum wage rate by just planting seedlings - Sayed-Khaiyum
You can start earning the minimum wage rate through the Jobs for Nature Program by just planting seedlings of mangroves, breadfruit and other trees according to Acting Pr
5 days ago
An honour to rub shoulders with the big names - Tela
Vodafone Flying Fijians flyhalf, Teti Tela says it is an honour for him to rub shoulders with the big names in the squad as they prepare to take on Tonga in the Pacific N
5 days ago
Marginalized, at risk and poor will now be able to get support through DHIVE Community Centre in Nadi
The marginalized, at risk and poor in the community will now be able to get much needed support through the opening of DHIVE Community Centre in Martintar, Nadi today.
5 days ago

Lote Tuqiri to assist Pacific workers under the Labour Mobility scheme in Australia
Former NRL and Wallabies star Lote Tuqiri will now help workers under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme to make a smooth transition in Australia after being en
5 days ago
Ravouvou relishing the chance to take on a star studded Tongan backline
Fijian Drua centre Kalaveti Ravouvou who will make his debut for the Vodafone Flying Fijians this afternoon is relishing the opportunity to play against a star studded To
5 days ago
20 people including 2 juveniles and a pastor charged with serious sexual offences
20 people were charged with a total of 47 counts of serious sexual offences last month. Of the 20 people charged, two were 17-year-old boys who were charged with four
DPP
5 days ago

01/07/2022
6 cases of measles identified
6 new cases of measles have been identified in Fiji. 2 cases are in Labasa, 3 in Rewa and one case is in Nasinu. The Ministry of Health has initiated an immediate c
6 days ago
Fijian Shaheel Shermont Flair’s hilarious recreation of fashion shows a hit on social media scooping over 25 million views
Fijian TikToker Shaheel Sanil Prasad who is also known as Shaheel Shermont Flair is a hit on social media having over 25 million views for a single video, after he imitat
6 days ago
Minimum wage increases again today
The implementation of the second tranche of the National Minimum Wage and the Wages Regulations commences from today. The new rate for the national minimum wage will b
6 days ago

Vodafone Fiji celebrates it’s birthday by giving away $280,000 on their 28th birthday
On its 28th birthday, Vodafone Fiji is giving away $280,000 in cash and prizes this month. 31 lucky customers will each win $2,800 in cash prizes everyday with one win
6 days ago
Real estate agent tells AG a 2% commission is not sustainable
A real estate agent has told the Minister for Economy during the budget consultations that a 2% commission on the sale of a residential property is not sustainable for so
6 days ago
Supervisor of Elections says he wished new elections training for the media was compulsory but it is not
A new Fijian Elections Office virtual training called “e-vuli” has been launched today for the media, however it is not compulsory to undertake this training in order
FEO
6 days ago

We are still waiting for a response from the Ministry regarding food poverty issue – FCOSS
We are still waiting for a response from the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation in regards to the food poverty issue where some children are scavenging f
6 days ago
War on Ukraine and supply chain issue cause imported inflation to surge to 10% while domestic inflation stood at 3.4% - RBF
The war in Ukraine continues to subvert major commodity markets, supply chains and trading partner economies, causing imported inflation to surge to 10 percent while dome
6 days ago
Take decisive action to show compassion and empathy – Prof.Prasad
As an immediate measure, government must change its policy on charging duties on goods to ensure even a small reduction in the price of goods especially fuel, essential i
6 days ago

Man facing multiple counts of murder alleges his lawyer was working against him
A man who is facing multiple counts of murder has today alleged in the Suva High Court that his lawyer is being paid by the complainants to work against him. Tevita Ka
6 days ago
Fiji's economy on a better footing than Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan economist
Fiji is on a much better footing than Sri Lanka when comparing the two economies. These were the sentiments shared by Sri Lankan economist and Fiji Care Chairman, Dumit
6 days ago
Bus drivers must show compassion and empathy towards all children who board their bus with or without a bus card - Raj
The recent video which has gone viral, showing two young girls walking on a busy highway after being disallowed to board their school bus in Lautoka for not having their
6 days ago

26-year-old Blake shares her story named To Love and be loved on Domo Vou Talei Competition
After being beaten up and sworn at by her ex-partner, 26-year-old Sarah Blake shares her story in her song that says it all, “To Love and be loved.” Blake is one o
6 days ago
Protecting our ocean is crucial- Prime Minister
Fiji "means business" when it comes to protecting our ocean's health. This was stressed by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while speaking at a side-event on "Sustain
6 days ago
Man remanded for allegedly raping woman from his village
A man who allegedly raped a woman in his village has been remanded in custody. He will take his plea on the 20th of this month. The prosecution has been given 14 da
6 days ago

Man who raped stepdaughter to be sentenced next Wednesday
A man has been found guilty of raping his stepdaughter by High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar. He was charged with two counts of rape. It was heard in Court th
6 days ago
AG’s Office obtains leave to bring committal proceedings against Richard Naidu
The Attorney-General’s Office says they have obtained leave to bring committal proceedings against Richard Naidu in respect of a Facebook post which appeared on his Fac
6 days ago
Fijians will see an extraordinary grand aarti at the Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra program in Lami today - Prasad
Satsang Ramayan Mandali youths will perform a extraordinary choreographed aarti at the C J Patel car-park in Lami today to celebrate Shree Jagnath Rath Yatra 2022 program
6 days ago

1 new COVID death with 158 new cases
An 89-year-old unvaccinated woman with pre-existing comorbidities passed away from COVID-19 earlier this week. The Health Ministry says she was brought to the Valelevu
6 days ago

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