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There is no more presence of COVID-19 however we cannot afford second or third wave – Waqainabete
Minister for Health Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete says their testing is telling them there is no more pre
3 hours ago
NFP Leader calls for inquiry into health service and delivery but Health Minister calls it a waste of resources
A motion moved by NFP Leader Professor Biman Prasad for parliament to form a Special Committee to co
NFP
5 hours ago
NZ government provides $3.25 million budget support to Fiji
The New Zealand government has fast-tracked a FJ$3.25 million budget support payment for advance rel
2 hours ago

AG says they want Australia and New Zealand to change the narrative on the travel bubble
Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says what they are trying to get Austr
1 hour ago
Total rates owed is $56 million
The total rate arrears by all Municipal Councils is now $42.4m. It has been revealed in parliamen
4 hours ago
Two thirds of companies in Fiji surveyed by IFC believe COVID-19 has increased employees’ experiences of domestic and sexual violence
Two thirds of companies in Fiji that were surveyed by the International Finance Corporation about th
3 hours ago

Two web platforms assisted govt to better plan during the lockdown period and TC Harold
The government developed two web platforms through the Geographic Information System (GIS) to better
25 minutes ago
Change the taboo culture regarding menstrual hygiene – Vuniwaqa
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says Fiji still has a taboo
13 minutes ago
Ministry Of Employment receives 7,500 face-masks to help nationwide workplace survey
7,500 face masks has been donated by the People’s Republic of China to the Ministry of Employment
3 hours ago

Two thirds of companies in Fiji surveyed by IFC believe COVID-19 has increased employees’ experiences of domestic and sexual violence
Two thirds of companies in Fiji that were surveyed by the International Finance Corporation about th
3 hours ago
NFP Leader calls for inquiry into health service and delivery but Health Minister calls it a waste of resources
A motion moved by NFP Leader Professor Biman Prasad for parliament to form a Special Committee to co
NFP
5 hours ago
No pay for 60 days for SODELPA (in suspension) members
Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has informed parliament that SODELPA (in suspension) or
21 hours ago

SODELPA has been suspended for 60 days after breaching the Political Parties Act – Mohammed Saneem
Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed Saneem has suspended SODELPA for 60 days as it has failed t
1 day ago
Sayed-Khaiyum announces concessional loans for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has today announced concessional loans for Micro, Small and
3 days ago

27/05/2020
WAF tells people to pay their bills if they can during the disconnection grace period
The Water Authority of Fiji is urging people who are able to pay their water bills in full to do so. This comes in light of many customers not clearing bills during th
8 hours ago
Three farmers to front court for alleged possession of illicit drugs
Three farmers who were arrested following drug raids in the Northern Division have been charged and will appear in the Savusavu Magistrates Court today. They all have
9 hours ago
More drug raids in the North
More people have been arrested in the Northern Division after drug raids conducted by Police. Police say a joint raid conducted by officers from the Tukavesi Police St
9 hours ago

9 people arrested for breach of COVID-19 restrictions
9 people were arrested over the last 24 hours for COVID-19 related breaches which includes people playing touch rugby. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says in the
9 hours ago

26/05/2020
341 new businesses issued licenses under the Fijian Made Buy Fiji Campaign since 2018
341 new businesses have been issued licenses under the Fijian Made Buy Fiji Campaign since 2018. This has been revealed by Minister for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Tr
21 hours ago
Cyber Crimes Bill 2020 tabled in parliament
The 2020 Cyber Crimes Bill has been tabled in parliament which will aim at prosecuting people committing cybercrimes. While tabling the bill, Attorney General Aiyaz Sa
1 day ago
We will work in unity- Rabuka
Sitiveni Rabuka says they will take a united approach to resolve issues in their suspended party. Rabuka says they had a meeting this afternoon and this was made very
1 day ago

We will hold the fort and wait for other members of the opposition to return – Prof. Biman Prasad
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says they will hold the fort until SODELPA (in suspension) return. Professor Prasad says the suspended party wi
NFP
1 day ago
FICAC receives complaint from a member of SODELPA (in suspension)
FICAC confirms that it has received a complaint from a member of SODELPA (in suspension). This is in relation to the revelation that there are multiple versions of the
1 day ago
WHO suspends testing of hydroxychloroquine as a possible Covid-19 treatment
The WHO suspends testing of hydroxychloroquine as a possible Covid-19 treatment. A study suggested the drug could cause heart problems in patients and increase the ris
1 day ago

Four police officers charged with brutality related charges in Tavua granted bail
Four police officers charged with allegedly assaulting some suspects between 25th and 26th January 2018 during a drug raid operation in Tavua have been granted bail on st
1 day ago
Legal Practitioners Amendment Bill which seeks to change the composition of the Board of Legal Education to be debated this Thursday
The debate on the Legal Practitioners Amendment Bill 2020 will take place this Thursday. Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the bill seeks to amend the existin
1 day ago
More job lay offs expected in the coming weeks in the tourism industry
As the tourism and hotel business transitions into the next phase of survival, operators involved in the tourism industry will be considering extended Leave Without Pay o
1 day ago

FNPF pensioners to get $300 to $900 as COVID-19 Relief Payment
More than 7,000 Fiji National Provident Fund pensioners will receive a COVID-19 relief payment today. The payment, which ranges from $300 to $900, will be disbursed di
1 day ago
Speaker rejects three opposition petitions as they do not meet parliamentary standards
Speaker of Parliament, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has today said that three opposition petitions cannot be tabled in parliament as they do not meet the parliament’s petition
1 day ago
3 men arrested following drug raids conducted in the North
Police have conducted more drug raids in the Northern Division which has resulted in the arrest of 3 farmers. Police say a raid conducted yesterday in Waikava on a far
1 day ago

6 juveniles arrested for playing soccer in Tacirua while 2 girls caught at Nabua short cut
8 juveniles in the Southern Division have been arrested for breaching the curfew and COVID-19 restrictions in the last 24 hours. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho sa
1 day ago
FTUC condemns contract terminations but Fiji Airways says all applicable laws were adhered to
Fiji Trades Union Congress National Secretary Felix Anthony says the termination of the contracts of 758 Fiji Airways employees have come without notice nor does it appea
1 day ago
Adi Litia Qionibaravi files dispute against Emele Duituturaga
SODELPA’s Acting General Secretary, Emele Duituturaga has been given until midday today to provide her response, if any, after Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed
1 day ago

Police hunt for man who allegedly set fire to the Bible Truth Fellowship Church building in Namaka
Police are searching for a man who is alleged to have set fire to the Bible Truth Fellowship Church building on Sunday night. Police say the identity of the man is kno
1 day ago

25/05/2020
Prasad says Qarase did not hold grudges against his critics
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says the late former Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase upheld the independence of institutions and was never vindicti
2 days ago
Government to guarantee Fiji Airways loans totaling $455 million
Parliament has approved the motion by Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum for the government to guarantee Fiji Airways loans totaling $455 million. This includes
2 days ago
Rabuka says Qarase's vision for his people never dimmed
Opposition Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says the vision of the late former Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase for his country and his people never dimmed. While paying tribute t
2 days ago

Qarase and I did not see eye to eye on issues, but that does not diminish my respect towards him
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he was sorry to see that some members of the Opposition cannot summon the decency to grant the Former Prime Minister Laisenia Qaras
2 days ago
The full role of the Itaukei Trust Fund Board questioned in parliament
SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula says that the Itaukei Trust Fund Board is not doing enough to take into account the history of the Itaukei culture however the Attorney General
2 days ago
$13 million a month has been deferred by banks for mortgage repayments – Sayed-Khaiyum
About $13 million a month has been deferred by commercial banks in Fiji in respect of mortgage repayments. Minister of Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum revealed this in par
2 days ago

Nawaikula’s motion to set up a committee to review the cost of living defeated
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the laying off of more than 700 Fiji Airways workers is the continuation of what COVID-19 is doing to us – and it is not the begi
2 days ago
$1,000 reward for paraquat pet killer
A $1,000 reward is being offered by several residents of Pacific Harbour who are working with the Police to track down the perpetrator of recent attacks on pet dogs in t
2 days ago
Rabuka has not heard racist and sexist phone call recording by two people claimed to be SODELPA members
SODELPA Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says he has only seen postings and has not heard the racist and sexist phone call recording by two people claiming to be members of SODELPA
2 days ago

Fiji Airways terminates contracts of 758 employees, lets go of all expat pilots and some expat managers, and implements 20% pay cut
The country’s national airline, Fiji Airways has today announced the termination of contracts of 758 of their staff, termination of contracts of their expatriate pilots
2 days ago
Trump imposes travel restrictions on Brazil in response to COVID-19
The US has imposed travel restrictions on foreign nationals who have been in Brazil in the last 14 days. Cases have grown exponentially in Brazil and it now has the se
2 days ago
Fire that destroyed 3 buildings in Rakiraki town contained
Firefighters have managed to contain the fire that destroyed three buildings in the main street of Rakiraki town. The buildings that were destroyed are A. Gafoor Resta
2 days ago

Writ of Elections can be issued exactly 2 years from tomorrow
The earliest date on which the Writ of Elections can be issued will be 26th of May 2022 which will exactly 2 years from tomorrow. Fijian Electoral Commission Chairman
2 days ago
Hotels and resorts are empty but have to pay insurance premiums – Sayed-Khaiyum
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says during the COVID-19 situation, the only certainty we have is the uncertainty. He made this comment while speaking on the
2 days ago
We will submit our names to the Registrar before this Wednesday - Rabuka
SODELPA Leader Sitiveni Rabuka says they will hear from the Supervisor of Elections and Registrar of Political Parties because they will also be submitting the names as p
2 days ago

Fiji Airways to make formal statement today after some workers report that more than 700 workers have been asked to go home
Fiji’s international carrier, Fiji Airways will release a formal statement later today as reports are coming in from the workers that more than 700 airline workers are
2 days ago
Elections Office notified of new SODELPA appointments
The Fijian Elections Office says it has been notified on the change of office holders in SODELPA. Registrar of Political Parties Mohammed Saneem says Sitiveni Rabuka i
2 days ago
Rabuka wants PM’s statement “He should be in prison right now” be withdrawn and expunged
Speaker of Parliament, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has told parliament that he will look into a point of order raised by Opposition Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka where Rabuka is aski
2 days ago

Fire spreading to other building in Rakiraki Town
The fire which started from A. Gafoor Restaurant in the Main street of Rakiraki Town has now spread to the George Shiu Raj building. National Fire Authority says they
2 days ago
Man arrested for breach of curfew after found hiding in a drain in Nabua
A man was arrested for breach of curfew last night after he was found hiding in a drain near the Muslim League Settlement in Nabua. Police Commissioner, Sitiveni Qilih
2 days ago
Rabuka has been appointed as a Casual Party Leader – Vijay Singh
The Acting President of SODELPA, Vijay Singh states that the party’s Management Board has decided that Sitiveni Rabuka remains the Casual Party Leader until the next An
2 days ago

Names of Vijay Singh as SODELPA Acting President and Emele Duituturaga as Acting General Secretary given to FEO
There is more confusion today as the two SODELPA groups are now actioning their next step in giving their own lists of appointed office holders to the Registrar of Politi
2 days ago
Israeli PM faces Jerusalem court
The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges has opened in Jerusalem, days after he began a new term in office. Netanyahu, is the first
2 days ago

24/05/2020
Government raises MSME Credit Guarantee Scheme from 50% to 60%
Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the government will pay 60% on the outstanding defaulted Small Micro-Enterprise loans with up to a limi
3 days ago
Man in custody following the death of a farmer in Sawani this morning
A farmer from Sawani is currently in Police custody following the death of a 30-year-old farmer from Naisogo Settlement in Sawani this morning. Police say the victim w
3 days ago
No new cases of COVID-19 in NZ
There are no new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand. The country's total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 remains at 1154. There were also no new deaths, with th
3 days ago

Rewa and Tailevu Nursery Distribution Centres to generate income for villagers
Villagers living in Rewa and Tailevu now have an alternative source of livelihood following the opening of the Rewa and Tailevu Nursery Distribution Centres by the Minist
3 days ago
Berlin WW2 bombing survivor Saturn the alligator dies in Moscow Zoo
An alligator who survived World War Two in Berlin and was rumoured - wrongly - to have belonged to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has died in Moscow Zoo. He was about 84 yea
3 days ago
Man in custody for allegedly cultivating marijuana in Kanakana Village in the Northern Division
Police have arrested a number of people in the Northern Division after they were allegedly found with marijuana. Close to 1500 plants believed to be marijuana was upro
3 days ago

Man allegedly assaults Police officer after he was arrested for breach of curfew
A 23-year-old man from Waiyavi, Lautoka who was arrested for breaching curfew hours faces an additional charge of serious assault after he allegedly attacked a Police off
3 days ago
Restrictions and health measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t dampen Eid celebration - NFP
National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad says restrictions and health measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t dampen the celebration of Eid. I
3 days ago
Faithfulness cannot be broken by distance or disease – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he has been proud to watch Fijian Muslims – just like Fijian Christians, Hindus, and all worshippers –show that faithfulness ca
3 days ago

Eid Mubarak
Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating Eid in Fiji today. As thousands of Fijians celebrate Eid, people are being urged to abide by the current rules and regulations in
3 days ago

23/05/2020
WAF conducting emergency repairs on pumps at Waimanu Raw Water Pump station
The Water Authority of Fiji ground teams are currently conducting emergency repairs on pumps at the Waimanu Raw Water Pump station to restore water to the greater Lami Ar
4 days ago
Confusion - SODELPA holds 2 separate meetings and appoints 2 Acting Presidents and 2 General Secretaries
There is total confusion as two separate SODELPA meetings were held at two venues in Suva where the two groups appointed their own Acting Presidents and General Secretari
4 days ago
Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim prayers
A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to
4 days ago

'Na I Solisoli Initiative' launched to help babies
The Consumer Council of Fiji has partnered with The Rotary Club of Suva Peninsula Sunset to form the “Na I Solisoli Initiative” that is aimed at providing relief to t
4 days ago
SODELPA holds separate meetings
Two meetings comprising of SODELPA Management Board members are underway, and there are indications that both groups are wanting different things for the party. One me
4 days ago
Man remains in custody following drug raid in Valelevu
A 28-year-old man originally from Taveuni is still in custody after a search conducted at his partner's home in Valelevu on Thursday. The joint raid conducted by offic
4 days ago

Netflix stops charging customers who never watch
Netflix says it will now start to cancel accounts that have watched nothing in more than a year, but have still been paying subscription fees. The streaming giant says
4 days ago
Govt plans to provide further assistance to the informal sector
The government is looking at ways to assist people in the informal sector who have never registered and do not have an FNPF account. Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-K
4 days ago
Cost of damages due to fire worth $600,000 – Value City
Value City has estimated that they have suffered a loss of about $600,000 because of the fire that destroyed their Rodwell Road, Suva store. Company Managing Director
4 days ago

Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana's film Gulabo Sitabo’s trailer released
The trailer of Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana's film Gulabo Sitabo has been released. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, Gulabo Sitabo stars Ayushmann Khurrana as Ba
4 days ago
Ranjit Garments donate bed sheets, pillowcases and blankets to the Ministry of Health
Ranjit Garments has handed over a total of 3,207-bed sheets, 3,263 pillowcases and 335 blankets to the Ministry of Health Incident Management Unit this week. This dona
4 days ago
47 people arrested for curfew breaches
47 arrests were made last night for curfew breaches. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says 5 men were arrested in the Northern Division for failure to comply with o
4 days ago

Trump deems houses of worship 'essential' amid pandemic
US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is issuing guidance deeming places of worship "essential" during the coronavirus pandemic, calling on gove
4 days ago
At least 57 people killed in Pakistan plane crash
A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane flying from Lahore has crashed into a residential area of Karachi, killing at least 57 people. The pilots of flight P
4 days ago
Value City and Flea Market fire believed to have started from a restaurant - NFA
The National Fire Authority believes the fire that destroyed the Value City Complex and parts of Suva Flea Market at Rodwell Road in Suva had started from a restaurant at
4 days ago

22/05/2020
Assistance to be announced for small businesses
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says they intend to announce on Sunday some further new initiatives they have been working on with a number of organisations.
5 days ago
Suva Flea Market and Value City fire contained
Firefighters have contained the fire that has destroyed Value City and parts of Suva Flea Market at Rodwell Road in Suva City. The National Fire Authority the firefigh
5 days ago
60-year old woman allegedly found with methamphetamine granted bail
60-year-old Shakuntla Mani who was arrested following the alleged discovery of methamphetamine during a raid at her home in Lautoka has been granted bail. Mani has bee
5 days ago

Fijian Police officer currently in India tests positive for COVID-19 – Qiliho
A Fijian Police Officer who is currently in India with his family has tested positive for COVID-19. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says the officer who is based a
5 days ago
Sayed-Khaiyum announces 2nd wave of FNPF COVID-19 assistance
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has today revealed the second wave of Fiji National Provident Fund COVID-19 assistance where members who have lost their jobs wi
5 days ago
Annual Methodist Church Conference called off
The Bose Ko Viti for the Methodist Church in Fiji has been called off because of the unforeseen crisis brought by the COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold. This has be
5 days ago

Vijay Krishna who allegedly published false information on facebook about 2018 Election granted bail
64-year-old Vijay Krishna who is charged in relation to breach of Political Parties Act during the 2018 general elections appeared in the Suva Magistrate Court today.
5 days ago
Cash for Tree Planting initiative to begin with tourism sector employees affected by COVID-19
With close to 40,000 people working in the hotel and tourism sector in the country affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry for Forestry will kick-off their Cash f
5 days ago
FCCC assists 252 residential and commercial tenants affected by COVID-19
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission has assisted 252 residential and commercial tenants who have been affected because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 221 cases w
5 days ago

Man in custody after drug raid in Valelevu
A 28 year old man originally from Taveuni was arrested after a search conducted at his partner's home in Valelevu yesterday. The joint raid conducted by officers from
5 days ago
$66,665 royalty payout for 123 Nasomo Landowners Trust members
123 members of the Nasomo Landowners Trust each got $531.95 today in the seventh payout for the fair share of mineral royalties from the government.While speaking at th
5 days ago
Police are maintaining presence at Mead Road while the Mobile Command Unit moves to Grantham Road
Police are maintaining their presence at Mead Road although the Mobile Command Unit that was deployed there has been moved to Grantham Road near Jittu Estate. A team i
5 days ago

A travel bubble that includes Fiji with Australia and New Zealand would do far more good than any aid or assistance - Sayed-Khaiyum
Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says a travel bubble that includes Fiji alongside Australia and New Zealand would do far more good than any aid or assistance.
5 days ago
Elderly woman charged after meth was allegedly found at her Lautoka home
The 60 year old woman who was arrested following the alleged discovery of methamphetamine during a raid at her home in Lautoka has been charged. Police say the raid co
5 days ago
Schools to remain closed until no cases of COVID-19 in Fiji
Schools will be closed until there are no more COVID-19 cases in Fiji. This has been highlighted by Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama during his visit to the island o
5 days ago

BRED Bank invests $1million in renovation of flagship branch
At a time when many businesses are struggling, BRED Bank Fiji has invested almost a million dollars in the renovation of their flagship bank at MHCC that was opened today
5 days ago
Full House actress to plead guilty in college cheating scam case
US actress Lori Loughlin, of the sitcom Full House, and her husband, designer Mossimo Giuannulli, will plead guilty to college admissions scam charges. They are among
5 days ago
USP students Association establish Good Neighbour Initiative to assist students affected by COVID-19
199 students of the University of the South Pacific who have been affected by COVID-19 have been given ration packs through the Good Neighbour Initiative which has been e
5 days ago

Plan your activities in advance to avoid getting caught moving around during the curfew hours from 10pm to 5am - Qiliho
Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho is reiterating the call to people to plan their activities well in advance to avoid getting caught moving around during the curfew hou
5 days ago
Man remanded in custody for allegedly striking wife and daughter with cane knife
A 45-year-old man who allegedly struck his wife and daughter with a cane knife in their home in Kuku, Nausori has been remanded in custody by the Nausori Magistrates Cour
5 days ago
Elderly woman charged after meth was allegedly found at her Lautoka home
The 60-year-old woman who was arrested following the alleged discovery of methamphetamine during a raid at her home in Lautoka has been charged. Police say the raid co
5 days ago

Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh
The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone that has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Thousands of trees were up
5 days ago

21/05/2020
4.9M earthquake felt at 37 km North East Vanuabalavu
A 4.9 magnitude earthquake was felt about 37 kilometres North East of Vanuabalavu at 3.50pm today. The Mineral Resources Department says that the earthquake occurred a
6 days ago
107,000 people assisted after TC Harold
107,000 families who were severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold have been assisted by the government so far. Minister for National Disaster Management, Inia Seruir
6 days ago
Two foreign nationals being questioned for alleged rape of two women in Nadi
Two foreign nationals are currently being questioned by Police for allegedly raping two women in Nadi. Police say the two men ran a clinic in Nadi. They say the all
6 days ago

Fiji one of few countries poised to completely eradicate community-based transmission of COVID-19 - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says they are working with all stakeholders including the private sector to develop a long term containment strategy which upholds the h
6 days ago
Beware of street-smart professional beggars trying to take advantage of the current situation – Dept of Social Welfare
The Department of Social Welfare says if you are able to assist a person in need please do so however do verify their claims as there are street-smart people out there wh
6 days ago
More than $105 million provided in assistance through various Social Welfare programs
The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is spending more than $105 million a year through various assistance programs for people who are eligible for diff
6 days ago

Vatia who allegedly killed a Village Headman granted bail
Veresa Vatia who is charged with one count of murder has been granted bail. 47-year-old Vatia is alleged to have assaulted the Turaga ni Koro of Baleyaganiga Village i
6 days ago
Elderly woman in custody after meth was allegedly found at her home in Lautoka
A 60-year-old woman is currently in Police custody following a raid conducted at her home in Lautoka yesterday afternoon. The raid conducted by a team from the Lautoka
6 days ago
Jone Vakarisi sentenced to 24 months and gets early release
Nabua resident, Jone Vakarisi has been sentenced to 24 months after he was convicted for two counts of criminal intimidation. While sentencing Vakarisi, Magistrate Liy
6 days ago

78% recovery rate has successfully broken the chain of COVID-19 transmission in Fiji- Dr. Waqainabete
Fiji’s COVID-19 recovery rate is at 78% and this has successfully broken the chain of transmission of the virus. This was highlighted by Minister for Health Dr.Ifere
6 days ago
33 days without a new COVID-19 case – PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji has gone 33 days without recording a new COVID-19 case. Bainimarama says they are working with all stakeholders including t
6 days ago
Ministry of Health receives hygiene and cleaning products from Fiji Chemicals
$50,000 worth of hygiene and cleaning products has been donated by Fiji Chemicals to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to support their efforts against COVID-19
6 days ago

Afghan girls make ventilators out of car parts
Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team has turned its focus on coronavirus patients - by making affordable ventilators out of car parts. The teenagers made headlines in 201
6 days ago
Police looking for 15-year-old Yasmin Nisha who has been reported missing at the Lautoka Police Station
Police are searching for 15-year-old, Yasmin Nikhat Esther Shaynaz Nisha who has been reported missing at the Lautoka Police Station. Police say the missing person’s
6 days ago
Various protocols being developed to ensure that Australia and NZ are comfortable in including Fiji in their travel bubble
Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Fiji is developing various protocols that will ensure that Australia and New Zealand are comfortable in
6 days ago

Seasonal ban on Kawakawa and Donu to come into effect next month
The seasonal ban on Grouper and Coral Trout also known as Kawakawa and Donu will come into effect on the 1st of June till the 30th of September 2020. The seasonal ban
6 days ago
Weeks of uncollected piles of rubbish in Narere and Navosai cleared by RFMF soldiers
The Nasinu Town Council with the help of 25 soldiers from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces has now cleaned up piles of uncollected garbage, green waste, and white go
6 days ago
Police arrest drunk truck driver during curfew hours
Fourteen arrests were made last night for breach of the nationwide curfew hours. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says one case in particular involved a 52 year old
6 days ago

Calls for honesty as some take advantage of Veilomani Food Bank assistance
The Ministry of Housing and Community Development says it has found people who were already employed and financially capable of looking after themselves, applying for the
6 days ago
Largest daily rise in global COVID-19 cases
While the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing in parts of Europe and Asia, it is still very much growing globally. 106,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported to the World He
6 days ago
PM assures assistance to rebuild lives in Vatulele after TC Harold
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured the people of Vatulele that the Government will assist them to rebuild their lives. While visiting the island to assess d
6 days ago

2 women to front court for allegedly assaulting female cop
The two women who allegedly assaulted a female police officer at the Wainibokasi Police Post will appear in the Nausori Magistrates Court today. Police say a 29-year o
6 days ago
Man who allegedly struck wife and daughter with a cane knife to front court
The 45-year old man who allegedly struck his wife and daughter with a cane knife in their home in Kuku, Bau Road in Nausori will appear in the Nausori Magistrates Court t
6 days ago

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