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FNPF Lockdown relief extended until the end of the month
The FNPF Lockdown relief for working members has been extended to the end of the month. More than
3 hours ago
10 people from Vakabalea in Navua arrested as they breached social gathering guidelines to drink alcohol
30 people have been arrested for breaching the COVID-19 restrictions and curfew orders in the last 2
3 hours ago
Families in lockdown grateful as they receive food ration packs from government
Families living in Muanikoso Settlement, Kalokalo Crescent, Laqere, parts of Makoi, Valelevu and Nad
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Goundar Shipping says their Facebook account was hacked and they are not closing down their business
Goundar Shipping Limited Managing Director George Goundar says they are not closing down their busin
2 hours ago
$6M dividend payout for Fiji Pine Limited landowners to ease the struggles of the pandemic
An early dividend payout of $6 million will be given to Fiji Pine Limited landowners to support them
6 hours ago
India's COVID crisis hits Covax vaccine-sharing scheme
The international scheme to ensure equal access to COVID-19 vaccines is 140 million doses short beca
2 hours ago

Many people failed to put rubbish on the roadside this morning - Patel
The Special Administrator of the Nausori Town Council, Uma Kant Patel says most people failed to put
6 hours ago
NDMO 915 helpline also available for non health related calls
You can also call the NDMO toll-free help line 915 from 8am to 12am for non health related calls.
7 hours ago
Two employees of Exotic Fiji Limited to be sentenced today for operating non essential business
The manager and a worker of an Exotic Fiji Limited outlet will be sentenced today for failing to com
18 hours ago

Businesses that are deemed essential may qualify for movement passes during lockdown period - Ali
Businesses that are deemed essential may qualify for movement passes during the 24-hour curfew lockd
22 hours ago
Four new cases of COVID-19
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirme
18 hours ago
We have sufficient packs for distribution for those that need emergency food supplies in Suva and Nausori lockdown area – Gounder
Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy, Shiri Gounder has assured Fijians in the lockdown areas that
23 hours ago

People are continuing to disregard curfew and health related restrictions as 86 arrests made in the last 24 hours
The number of people who continue to breach the restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID
1 day ago
Police continue to maintain heavy presence into Day 2 of Suva/Nausori lockdown
Police continue to maintain heavy presence at strategic locations into day two of the Suva and Nauso
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16/05/2021
Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha says the needy should take advantage of the assistance provided by govt
The President of the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, Sarju Prasad says those people who are in need of help should take full advantage of the assistance pro
22 hours ago
Archbishop Chong has encouraged people to reflect on what God would like them to do as they spend the next few days with their families at home
The Head of the Catholic Church in Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong has encouraged people who are in the lockdown areas to reflect on what God would like them to do as th
22 hours ago
This is the time to come together and help one another regardless of which ethnicity or religious groups we belong to – Rev Regunamada
The Methodist Church in Fiji Secretary for Communications Reverend Wilfred Regunamada says this is the time for everyone to come together and help one another regardless
22 hours ago

Dr. Waqainabete calls on Fijians to call 158 if they are experiencing COVID like symptoms
Health Minister, Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete has thanked Fijians for continuing to stay at home and assisting the work of the community screening teams. He says you shoul
1 day ago
Fijians can understand the challenges that Girmitiyas faced, since they are similar to the hardships that we are currently facing - Akbar
Minister for Education, Rosy Akbar says as a nation, we can understand the challenges that Girmitiyas faced, since they are similar to the hardships that we are currently
1 day ago
Residents of Lakena are now just praying for this difficult period to quickly pass – Shandil
A resident of Lakena Number 2 Hill in Nausori, Sailesh Shandil who is also a Hindu priest says residents are now just praying for this difficult period to quickly pass as
1 day ago

FRIEND Fiji attended to emergency calls from mothers urgently needing baby milk and families who had no food at all
FRIEND Fiji attended to 43 emergency calls in Lautoka yesterday with 15 mothers urgently needing baby milk and the rest of the families who had no food at all. This we
1 day ago
Mask? No Mask? New Rules Leave Americans Recalibrating, Hour by Hour
A sudden loosening this past week of federal health guidance on masks has handed Americans a new calculation to make. And it is not just one calculation, but a maze of ma
1 day ago
WAF offers 30 days extension for current water bills
The Water Authority of Fiji is providing a 30-day extension to current water bill due dates. CEO, Barry Omundson says this is for the customers who are unable to pay t
1 day ago

Israel destroys Gaza tower housing offices of AP, Al Jazeera
Israel destroyed an 11-storey tower block in Gaza that houses offices of US-based Associated Press (AP) and other news media, saying the building was also used by the Isl
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15/05/2021
Fong thanks everyone within the lockdown zone for staying home this weekend
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong has thanked everyone within the Suva Nausori lockdown zone for staying home this weekend. Dr. Fong says your time at
2 days ago
The Fiji Centre for Disease Control has been decontaminated and has resumed processing tests
The Fiji Centre for Disease Control has been fully decontaminated and has resumed processing COVID-19 tests from last night. Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. James
2 days ago
2 new cases of COVID-19 - 1st case linked to the recent Makoi cluster and 2nd is from the cluster in Nadali, Nausori
Fiji has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19. The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says they have confirmed these new cases through their testing at ot
2 days ago

Temporary access now open near Korosomo Slip on Labasa/Nabouwalu Highway
Good news for the residents of Northern Division as work near Korosomo slip in the Northern Division is now complete and road is open to traffic. The Fiji Roads Authori
FRA
2 days ago
Sai Prema Foundation to assist 500 families living in Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Rakiraki
Sai Prema Foundation will be assisting 500 families living in Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Rakiraki with grocery packs who have been impacted by COVID-19. Foundation Director
2 days ago
53 people arrested for breaching orders, most cases were alcohol related
With a number of restrictions now in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many people are still getting together for alcohol and grog related parties as 53 people wer
2 days ago

Concerns raised that some people are not wearing their masks in the right way in Navua
There are concerns raised by some residents of Navua about some people who do not know the correct way of wearing face masks. They say these people are wearing the mas
2 days ago
Police are monitoring homeless people at the Suva Bus Stand under the Loloma Operation
The only people seen in Suva City today apart from police and security guards are the homeless that are sitting and sleeping at the Suva Bus Stand. When questioned by
2 days ago
Rakiraki Town following Health Ministry’s protocol - Raj
Rakiraki Chamber of Commerce and Industry President, George Shiu Raj says all protocols set by the Permanent Secretary for Health are being followed by the people of Raki
2 days ago

Girmitiyas have changed the fabric of Fiji’s society, placing Fiji as the most cosmopolitan nation in the Pacific today - Gavoka
SODELPA Leader Viliame Gavoka says beginning with economics the Girmitiyas have progressed to change the fabric of Fiji’s society, placing Fiji as the most cosmopolitan
2 days ago
Fewer people out and about in Nadi and Lautoka
While Suva and Nausori has been under lockdown since 11pm last night, a lot less people are out and about in Lautoka and Nadi containment areas. Nadi based businesswom
2 days ago
It is an unusual Saturday in Labasa Town - Kumar
The President of the Labasa Chamber of Commerce Satish Kumar says it is an unusual Saturday as there are not many people in Labasa Town and supermarkets are also not crow
2 days ago

Heavy police presence on the roads in the Suva lockdown area
There is heavy police presence on the roads in the Suva lockdown area. Police are patrolling in many residential and city areas with no one else seen walking around.
2 days ago
Bainimarama conveys his appreciation to Aust PM for continued support
Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama has conveyed his appreciation to Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison for Australia’s unprecedented commitment and support to Fi
2 days ago
FNPF contribution payment deadline extended
The Fiji National Provident Fund has extended the deadline for contribution payments to 31 May 2021, in response to the lockdown restrictions. FNPF says they understan
2 days ago

Woman from the recent Makoi cluster that passed away and her family were assessed two weeks ago but did not meet the swabbing criteria – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says the woman from the recent Makoi cluster that passed away and her family were assessed by the screening team two
2 days ago
Additional 10,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives from Australia
An additional 10,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have arrived from Australia. Australia's High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes says they are pleased to announce
2 days ago
2 juveniles in custody for allegedly throwing stones at police officers
Two juveniles will be appearing in the Suva Magistrates Court today for allegedly throwing stones at two police officers at the Tamavua-i-Wai settlement. The officers
2 days ago

14/05/2021
No glitch with careFIJI app - Dr Fong
It has been stressed by the Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong that there was no glitch with the careFIJI app in relation to contact tracing for the positi
3 days ago
Bainimarama thanks Ardern for timely assistance
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has conveyed his appreciation to New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for New Zealand’s timely support to Fiji. The New
3 days ago
Banks outside the lockdown areas will open on Monday and Tuesday
The Association of Banks in Fiji says apart from the Suva and Nausori lockdown containment zones, bank branches around the country will remain open on Monday 17th and Tue
3 days ago

No new cases at the Lautoka Hospital after screening 317 staff and 207 patients – Dr Tudravu
The Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu has confirmed that there are no new cases at the Lautoka Hospital after screening the 317 staff as wel
3 days ago
Fiji to receive more GeneXpert machines next week
Fiji will be receiving more GeneXpert machines next week that are expected to boost our testing capacity and help our fight to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Head
3 days ago
We will catch up with the backlog once the CDC is back up - Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong believes they will be able to catch up with all the backlog once the Fiji Centre for Disease Control is back up today. He
3 days ago

High risk areas determined by behaviour and Police will take stronger action – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says they have identified red zones based on behaviour which are termed high-risk areas for COVID-19. When asked by f
3 days ago
We may have to lengthen the current 4 days lockdown to get all the data required before planning a targeted prolonged lockdown – Dr Fong
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says it will require a longer course of lockdown if we are to eliminate COVID-19 from Viti Levu however they are using t
3 days ago
5 more COVID-19 patients have recovered
Five more patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Fiji. Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan says there are now 48 active cases where six are border quarant
3 days ago

We have not made a recommendation on the lockdown measures expanding to other areas or lengthening in duration – Dr Fong
As the Suva and Nausori lockdown period begins from 11pm tonight to 4am Wednesday, the Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says at this stage, they have not
3 days ago
1 new case of COVID-19 confirmed
Fiji has confirmed one new case of COVID-19. The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says this new case is a household member of the Lakena cases reported ear
3 days ago
Containment border checkpoint near Rups Nakasi lifted
The containment checkpoint near Rups Nakasi has been lifted as the Suva and Nausori containment zones have been merged into one for the lockdown period that has started a
3 days ago

Dr Fong to have press conference this evening
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 this evening. The time is yet to be confirmed. Stay with Legend FM for upd
3 days ago
Contribution of the Girmitiyas to Fiji’s development is immeasurable - NFP
The National Federation Party says the contribution of the Girmitiyas to the social, economic and political advancement of Fiji as well as the development of the sugar in
NFP
3 days ago
SCC to continue providing garbage collection
The Suva City Council has been granted approval to continue providing garbage collection during the lockdown period. SCC Chairman Isikeli Tikoduadua says they will ens
3 days ago

People can request for food assistance in the Suva/Nausori lockdown zones by dialing *161# from Sunday
The food distribution program for people affected by the Nausori and Suva lockdown will be activated on Sunday 16th May at 12pm and people can make their request by diali
3 days ago
More people lining up outside Vodafone and Digicel outlets today compared to supermarkets in Suva and Nasinu
More people are seen lining up outside the Vodafone and Digicel outlets today compared to the lines outside major supermarkets in Suva and Nasinu. These people are try
3 days ago
People can request for food assistance in the Suva/Nausori lockdown zones by dialing *161# from Sunday
The food distribution program for people affected by the Nausori and Suva lockdown will be activated on Sunday 16th May at 12pm and people can make their request by diali
3 days ago

Dave Lavaki spends time with his family doing exercises, gardening and zumba during the containment period
As the Suva-Nausori lockdown is set to begin at 11pm tonight, many families have been planning on how they will be spending their time at home and what activities they wi
3 days ago
Digicel celebrates their first ever global Customer Day
Digicel has celebrated its first-ever global Customer Day which Digicel Fiji CEO Farid Mohammed says gave them a chance to walk in the shoes of their amazing customer-fac
3 days ago
Complacent attitude continues as 36 people arrested for breaching health restrictions and curfew orders
Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and the increasing number of cases with unknown sources, the complacent attitude in the community continues as
3 days ago

Taiwan donates masks, gowns and thermal imaging cameras to Fiji
Taiwan has donated the first batch of 10,000 surgical masks, 1,000 N95 masks, 50 gowns and 2 infrared thermal imaging cameras to Fiji in our efforts to combat the rapid r
3 days ago
Please do not share or follow fake news
Beware of fake news as misleading information has been posted on Facebook that RB Jetpoint in Nadi has been closed after the Health Ministry’s directive. RB Patel Su
3 days ago
Bainimarama says the sacrifices of girmitiyas have paid forward through their descendants, who have made huge contributions to all facets of Fijian life
Today marks 142 years since the first girmitiyas arrived on Fiji's shores. Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama says we contend with a new and difficult chapter of the C
3 days ago

Extra Supermarket in Flagstaff is open
Extra Supermarket in Flagstaff is now open with people lining up outside from midday today to do last minute shopping. An Extra Supermarket employee from Makoi tested
3 days ago
34 years on today, Professor Tupeni Baba speaks about the May 14th 1987 coup led by Rabuka
At 10am, May 14th, 1987, the first coup was staged in Fiji led by the third-ranked military officer in the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, Sitiveni Rabuka. This chan
3 days ago
People rush to supermarkets and Vodafone outlets in Suva to do last minute shopping
With less than 12 hours to go for the lockdown to begin in Suva and Nausori, people are still seen rushing to supermarkets to do some last-minute shopping and police wer
3 days ago

Over 118,000 families assisted through $90 assistance program
More than 118,000 families were assisted through governments $90 cash payment program. The total payout was $10.6 million. The Acting Permanent Secretary for Econom
3 days ago
NZ to provide $60 million in budget support
The New Zealand Government has offered a grant contribution of approximately $60 million in budget support to Fiji in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-
3 days ago
Makoi Health Centre re-opens while Nakasi Health Centre is now an isolation facility
The Makoi Health Centre is now in operation after a thorough decontamination exercise. This has been confirmed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. The M
3 days ago

6 house fires since the containment period began on April 19th - NFA
The number of house fires has gone up since the containment period began on April 19th. The National Fire Authority says they have recorded six home fires that have di
3 days ago
Already long lines outside supermarkets this morning
There are already long lines of people this morning outside major supermarkets in Suva, Nasinu and Nausori as preparations continue for a lockdown of Suva and Nausori fro
3 days ago
COVID-19 vaccination drive in parts of Macuata and Bua today
The Health Ministry's COVID-19 vaccination drive starts today in parts of Macuata and Bua. You can get vaccinated at St Mary's Primary School in Labasa, the Agricultur
3 days ago

13/05/2021
The news has not been good lately as there are more cases in the community with no links - Dr Sahukhan
The Head of Health Protection Dr Aalisha Sahukhan says the news has not been good for some time now as more cases are appearing in the community without any link to the o
4 days ago
We believe the virus is still circulating in Nadi, Lautoka, Rakiraki, Lami and potentially throughout the rest of Viti Levu – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says they believe this virus is still circulating in Nadi, in Lautoka, in Rakiraki, in Lami and, potentially,throughout t
4 days ago
Dr Fong says in some countries the public and govt failed to take this virus seriously and the pattern is emerging in Fiji
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says in some countries around the world, the public and even governments have failed to take this virus seriously and
4 days ago

4 new COVID cases recorded, 2 of these are from Makoi
The worrying trend of increasing COVID-19 cases with no links to other cases continues as Fiji has recorded four new COVID-19 cases. Permanent Secretary for Health, Do
4 days ago
Fiji has recorded its 4th death from COVID-19
Fiji has recorded it’s fourth COVID-19 death. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong says a woman from the recent Makoi cluster who tested positive for CO
4 days ago
Dr. Fong agrees they have to up their communication to get more public confidence in the way they are working
Health Ministry's Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong says as challenges are evolving day by day and with a lot of changes occurring, the priority is to sort their response
4 days ago

Raj says landlords should avoid arbitrary eviction during the COVID-19 crisis
The Director of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj implores all residential landlords to refrain from arbitrarily evicting tenants from
4 days ago
FNPF makes an early relief payment for its members eligible for Phase 2 Round 5
The Fiji National Provident Fund has made an early relief payment for its members eligible for Phase 2 Round 5 which were to be paid next week Tuesday. Acting CEO Vili
4 days ago
Suva-Nausori Lockdown will now be from 11pm Friday to 4am next Wednesday
The Suva-Nausori lockdown will now be from 11pm Friday to 4am next Wednesday. The Health Ministry says given the rapidly rising number of contacts stemming from new ca
4 days ago

5 military officers and a police officer arrested for drinking alcohol in Narere
5 Military Officers and a Police Officer were arrested for drinking alcohol in Narere last night while six others were arrested for celebrating a birthday in Nakasi. 5
4 days ago
There is no shortage of goods as shipping lines have not been disrupted – FCCC
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging people to refrain from panic buying due to the COVID-19 pandemic as there is no shortage of goods out in the mark
4 days ago
Prioritization of COVID-19 testing is based on the clinical details of a person – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says their COVID-19 testing is based on the clinical details of a person which goes through a prioritization process
4 days ago

Health Ministry will soon reveal if essential services will operate during the Suva and Nausori curfew period
The Ministry of Health will soon release further details if essential services will be allowed to operate during the 24-hour day and night curfew which will come into eff
4 days ago
People are still lining up outside some of the major supermarkets in Suva and Nasinu
People are still lining up outside some of the major supermarkets in Suva and Nasinu today. Some people have contacted us and have sent us photos of them lining outsid
4 days ago
New World supermarket closed in Nausori for screening and disinfection
The Ministry of Health says the New World Supermarket in Nausori is currently closed for the purpose of screening and disinfection. The Ministry says people will be ad
4 days ago

Tracing and testing continues for contacts from Extra Supermarket
Through the careFiji contact tracing app, the Health Ministry has managed to locate many people who may have been in close proximity with a positive COVID-19 case at Exta
4 days ago

12/05/2021
Ministry of Economy to handle rationing program during the 72 hours curfew for Suva and Nausori - Dr Fong
The Ministry of Economy will be looking after the rationing of food to people who are in need during the 24-hour curfew period that will come into effect for Suva and Nau
5 days ago
Security forces working on solidifying the enforcement of COVID-19 measures – Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says the security forces are working on solidifying the enforcement of COVID-19 measures and it will be evident in th
5 days ago
There will be discussions to look at ways of ensuring we can balance the economic issues with the need to stop the virus from moving - Dr Fong
The Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says once the upcoming lockdown is finished, he knows there will be lots of discussions happening within all the other ag
5 days ago

Dr Fong says people cannot gather to celebrate Eid tomorrow
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong wishes a sincere Eid Mubarak to all those marking this joyous occasion safely at home. He says Eid, the festive o
5 days ago
24-hour curfew in Suva and Nausori from 11pm Friday to 4am Tuesday
A 24-hour curfew will come into effect for Suva and Nausori from Friday, 14th May 2021 at 11pm until Tuesday, 18th May 2021 at 4am. Permanent Secretary for Health, Doc
5 days ago
9 new COVID cases, tracing and testing continues in relation to the contacts of the Extra Supermarket employees
9 new COVID-19 cases have been announced by the Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong, and more COVID guidelines have been announced to ensure that the Health
5 days ago

Eid to be celebrated tomorrow
Muslims around the country will be celebrating Eid tomorrow. This has been confirmed by the Fiji Muslim League as the new moon was sighted earlier tonight. Presiden
Eid
5 days ago
Dr Fong to have press conference at 9.30 tonight
Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong will have a press conference on COVID-19 at 9.30 tonight. Stay with Legend FM for updates. We will have live covera
5 days ago
Chaudhry urges government to impose a lockdown
The Fiji Labour Party says they urge the government to bite the bullet and impose a lockdown so that people can get on with their lives as soon as possible. Party Lead
5 days ago

Ratu Naiqama urges people to adhere to the health guidelines issued by the govt
Opposition Leader, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu is urging national unity and encouraging the people of Fiji to respect and adhere to the decisions taken by the government in t
5 days ago
FRIEND Fiji calling on govt to assist families in isolation
Almost 500 families in Lautoka and Nadi who are in isolation at the moment and cannot access food have been assisted with ration packs by FRIEND Fiji so far and calls are
5 days ago
Three supermarkets remain closed today
Extra Supermarket in Flagstaff, Hanson’s and Shop N Save Supermarkets in Makoi remain closed today. They were sealed off by the Health Ministry yesterday. Permane
5 days ago

US will work in solidarity with Fiji and the rest of the world in mapping the way forward to revive the global economy – Kerry
The United States Special Presidential Envoy on Climate, Secretary John Kerry has assured Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama that the US will work in solidarity with Fiji
5 days ago
Nadi’s situation is really bad - Mariana Divikoca
Namaka Market Vendors Association President Mariana Divikoca has highlighted that the situation in Nadi is getting worse by the day. Divikoca says the people of Nadi w
5 days ago
Cabinet meeting held at Ro Lalabalavu House
A cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is being held at Ro Lalabalavu House. Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong, Acting Police Co
5 days ago

11 charged for not wearing masks while travelling in Public Service vehicles
Police have charged 11 people who were found not wearing masks while travelling in Public Service vehicles while 47 people have been charged for breaching containment zon
5 days ago
631 cases recorded for not following the health restrictions and curfew orders
About 631 cases have been recorded from the 19th of April to date for not following the health restrictions in place as well as breaching curfew orders, and Acting Police
5 days ago
People still standing in long lines outside major supermarkets in Nasinu
People are still lining up outside the major supermarkets in Nasinu however there were no long lines outside supermarkets in Suva today. Fijivillage visited the Rajend
5 days ago

If the new moon is sighted tonight, Eid will be celebrated tomorrow, otherwise on Friday
If the new moon is sighted tonight, Eid-Ul-fitr will be celebrated tomorrow, otherwise it will be this Friday. President of Fiji Muslim League, Hafiz Khan says the me
Eid
5 days ago
Spare a thought for our hardworking and committed nurses on International Nurses Day
Please spare a thought for our hardworking frontliners who leave their families during these trying times to provide the much needed medical services in the country.
5 days ago
Indian doctors warn against cow dung as COVID cure
Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung in the belief it will ward off COVID-19, saying there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness
5 days ago

NZ govt donates personal protective equipment for our frontline workers
Personal Protective Equipment has been donated by the New Zealand government for staff members of the Ministry of Disaster Management helping the Health Ministry contain
5 days ago
Employers contribution payments for April due this Friday – FNPF
The Fiji National Provident Fund says the employers contribution payments for April is due this Friday. Acting CEO Viliame Vodonaivalu says the deadline for the paymen
5 days ago
More families assisted through the $90 assistance
70,000 families have been assisted with a total payout of $6.3 million through the $90 assistance program so far. Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy Shiri Gounder
5 days ago

Two men to front court for allegedly stealing $23k worth of jewelry
Two men in their 40s will appear in the Nadi Magistrates Court today each charged with one count of aggravated burglary. One of them allegedly broke into a house in En
5 days ago
COVID-19 vaccination drive starts in Savusavu today
The COVID-19 vaccination drive will start at the Khemendra Central School in Savusavu today. The Ministry of Health says they are targeting frontliners, including priv
5 days ago

11/05/2021
31 patients seen at the FEMAT Field Hospital in the last 24 hours – Tudravu
The Health Ministry’s Chief Medical Advisor Doctor Jemesa Tudravu says 31 patients have been seen at the Fiji Emergency Medical Assistance Team Field Hospital in the la
6 days ago
Dr Fong says there is a possibility of a full lockdown of Viti Levu based on the continuous testing
The Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong says based on the worrying rise of clusters and cases of COVID-19, he has been working with other permanent secretari
6 days ago
Dr Fong confirms Fiji has 12 new cases of COVID-19
There are 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Fiji. Permanent Secretary for Health Dr. James Fong says all of these cases are from Makoi and are close contacts of case 140, th
6 days ago

Akbar encourages children to keep their spirits up during extended school break
Minister for Education Rosy Akbar is encouraging children to keep their spirits up during their extended school break and has asked parents to monitor how their children
6 days ago
Concerns raised about a viral video that shows a few men who were allegedly drunk and having a laugh with police officers
Serious concerns have been raised about a video that has gone viral on social media which shows a few men who were allegedly drunk, and having a laugh with police officer
6 days ago
WHO says India Covid variant is of 'global concern'
The World Health Organisation has classified the coronavirus variant first found in India last year as a "variant of global concern". It said preliminary studies show
6 days ago

Let's do a full lockdown and then do a fresh start - Nausori Chamber of Commerce
The Nausori Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it supports the call made by the Suva Retailers Association for a full lockdown as the closure of essential businesses f
6 days ago
48,000 families assisted through the $90 assistance program so far
48,000 families have been assisted with a total payout of $4.3 million through the $90 assistance program so far. Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy Shiri Gounder
6 days ago
Carpenters Finance in Suva is closed and contained for screening and contact
Carpenters Finance opposite Downtown Boulevard in Suva is closed and is contained for screening and contact tracing relating to COVID-19. This has been confirmed to fi
6 days ago

MV Veivueti medical team conduct their first emergency Caesarean section operation in Lautoka
The Fiji Emergency Medical Assistance Team onboard the MV Veivueti today conducted their first emergency Caesarean section operation. While thanking the medical team,
6 days ago
PM and cabinet ministers meet with Health Ministry officials
Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and other cabinet ministers met Health Ministry officials in Toorak regarding the next steps to take in relation to the COVID-19 cases
6 days ago
Zero daily coronavirus deaths in England for only second time since pandemic began
Coronavirus deaths have fallen to zero in England for only the second time since the pandemic began, as new research suggests Britain’s world-leading vaccine rollout sl
6 days ago

Panic buying in Suva following the closure of some supermarkets
As discussions continue regarding what steps will be taken in relation to the COVID-19 cases in the country, a number of people resorted to panic buying from this morning
6 days ago
Retailers Association President says they think a complete lockdown will flush COVID-19 out of the community
Suva Retailers Association President, Jitesh Patel says they are thinking a complete lockdown will flush COVID-19 out of the community. Patel says as the Permanent Sec
6 days ago
Extra Supermarket in Flagstaff, and Hanson’s and Shop N Save Supermarkets in Makoi sealed off by Police
Police have sealed off Extra Supermarket in Flagstaff, Hanson’s and Shop N Save Supermarkets and nearby shops in Makoi this morning. Fijivillage has received confirm
6 days ago

Dr Fong confused why people moved from containment to non-containment areas
Permanent Secretary for Health, Doctor James Fong is confused why people moved from containment areas like Suva, Lami, Nausori, Ra, Nadi and Lautoka to non-containment ar
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Health Ministry continues to trace, screen and test all contacts of current COVID-19 cases in Fiji
Contact tracing continues for the potential super spreader event which is a funeral at Peceliema Church in Tavakubu. Mon 19th Apr Tue 20th ...
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COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Fiji
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he is getting vaccinated because it is what we all must do to defeat this pandemic once and for ...
27 days ago

Coca Cola Games 2021
Coca-Cola Games will depend on the approval from the Health and Education ...
29 days ago

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