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Fiji should continue to focus on growing sectors like Agriculture even after tourism picks up - Chauhan
Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation President, Sandeep Chauhan says the country should continue t
3 hours ago
If there is a salary cut for civil servants, municipal councils will be affected – Premila Kumar
Minister for Local Government, Premila Kumar says if there is a salary cut for civil servants, munic
3 hours ago
FICAC continuing investigations into eight Housing Authority employees
FICAC has confirmed that investigations are continuing in the cases where eight Housing Authority of
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MSAF improves process turnaround time from 237 days to 14 days
Minister for Commerce Trade, Tourism and Transport, Faiyaz Koya says he has been informed that the M
24 minutes ago
Officers told to be prudent and wise in utilisation of resources
Minister for Defence Inia Seruiratu says the government is committed to equipping and resourcing the
3 hours ago
National Sports Commission anticipates 50% budget reduction - Mazey
The Fiji National Sports Commission will be anticipating a 50% reduction in their budget allocation.
5 hours ago

I will never accept that one family or a person is left behind in the modern economy - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he will never accept the idea that even one family or one per
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9 year old girl admitted in hospital after accident in Lautoka
A 9-year-old girl is currently admitted at the Lautoka Hospital following an accident yesterday at K
7 hours ago
Working for the safety of all Fijians is vital- Qiliho
Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho has reminded officers the need to keep up the good work for the
5 hours ago

Asco Foundation donates $15,000 to FENC Fiji to assist children impacted by TC Harold and COVID-19
Asco Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Foundation for the Education of Needy Children(FENC Fiji)
2 hours ago
Nasilasila has completed the necessary rehabilitation treatment programs to be eligible for activities like rugby – Fiji Corrections
The Fiji Corrections Service says the institution knows what's best for inmate, Amenoni Nasilasila,
23 hours ago
I feel ashamed with the behaviour of our church personnel - Archbishop Peter Loy Chong
The Head of the Catholic Church in Fiji Archbishop Peter Loy Chong has shared with Fijivillage that
2 days ago

Das denies sending email to the executives of the FRCS in August last year on alleged overstating of government revenue
The former CEO of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Visvanath Das has denied sending an email to
4 days ago
No new submissions for capital projects for Housing Ministry in the 2020-2021 National Budget - Kumar
The Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar has confirmed that they have not made any new submi
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16/07/2020
FICAC asks court for more time to file information in the case of senior suspended staff of FRCS
FICAC has sought more time to file further information in the case of the suspended Director Intelligence, Compliance and Investigations of the Fiji Revenue and Customs S
2 hours ago
Major US Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam
Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among several public figures targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of
5 hours ago
PM commissions new Bio-Engineering Coastal Protection project at Viro Village in Ovalau Island
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says since 2014, they have undertaken 8 coastal protection projects at a cost of more than $5 million. While commissioning the Bio-En
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15/07/2020
Fiji Airways tells FRU they won't be able to provide sponsorship until things normalize
Fiji Rugby Union Chief Executive Officer John O'Connor has confirmed they have been told by Fiji Airways that they won't be able to sponsor the national teams until thing
19 hours ago
Ministry of iTaukei Affairs helping empower women in the fisheries sector
The Ministry of iTaukei Affairs is helping strengthen the empowerment of women through the signing of a memorandum of understanding to support the Women in Fisheries Netw
23 hours ago
Man claims of police inaction after a break-in at his house in Davuilevu Housing
A resident of Lot 4 Laqio Road in Waila 3B, Davuilevu Housing is claiming of police inaction following the lodging of a break-in report at Nakasi Police Station where aro
23 hours ago

WAF purchases 22 generators to ensure they continue to supply water during a power outage
The Water Authority of Fiji is waiting for the arrival of 22 generators from overseas that will be installed at certain treatment plants and pumping stations to ensure th
23 hours ago
Widespread condemnation after those speaking out about Nasilasila are attacked with racist remarks and called to be raped
There is widespread condemnation on social media and from Fiji women’s rights groups and activists against people that are hurling racist remarks and calling for the ra
23 hours ago
Criteria set for special purpose audit on Housing Authority lot allocation for past 10 years
The Housing Authority of Fiji has confirmed that there is a criteria for the special purpose audit on lot allocation for the past 10 years that will be carried out by the
1 day ago

New 300m walk-way for Nasautoka District School funded by BSP
The Bank South Pacific has officially handed over a refurbished 300-metre walkway with a new roof to Nasautoka District School marking the end of its $20,000 Community As
1 day ago
Further quarantine is not required once a person tests negative for COVID-19 after 14 days of quarantine at govt facility – Dr. Waqainabete
Minister for Health Dr, Ifereimi Waqainabete confirms that once a person tests negative for COVID-19 after 14 days of quarantine at the government facility, he or she wil
1 day ago
Special purpose audit to be conducted on allocation of Housing Authority lots for the past 10 years
A special-purpose audit on the allocation of lots for the past 10-years by the Housing Authority of Fiji will be conducted by the Office of the Auditor-General. The C
1 day ago

5 drunkards arrested for breach of curfew
5 people arrested for breach of curfew were drunk at the time of their arrest. A total of 6 people were arrested last night. Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho say
1 day ago
White House drops plan to deport foreign students
US President Donald Trump's government has dropped its plans to deport international students whose courses move fully online because of the coronavirus pandemic. The
1 day ago
Bainimarama hands freehold title over to the Yavusa Waidau
It was a joyous occasion for the Yavusa (Clan) Waidau of Navolau Village in Ovalau after Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama handed over their freehold land titles. Ba
1 day ago

Fiji Airways extends international flight cancellations through to the end of August
Fiji Airways has extended international flight cancellations through to the end of August. Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO Andre Viljoen says the continued canc
1 day ago
Archbishop Chong says they are training people properly to prevent abuse
The Head of the Catholic Church in Fiji Archbishop Peter Loy Chong says they cannot deny that there have not been victims of abuse in the church and society as a whole an
1 day ago
Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to luring girls for late financier Epstein
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and ex-girlfriend of the late US convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has pleaded not guilty to charges of trafficking minors
1 day ago

PM commissions new Boys Hostel at Levuka Public High School
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has commissioned the new Boys Hostel at Levuka Public High School. While speaking at the opening, Bainimarama says they have upgraded
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14/07/2020
FTU hoping the issue of MY APA payments is addressed in the budget
The Fiji Teachers Union is hoping that the issue of teachers who have not received their annual increment under the My Annual Performance Assessment Payments for the past
2 days ago
NFP Leader says economy contracted in 2019 and COVID-19 is not an excuse while RBF Governor says they have not blamed 2019 contraction on COVID-19
The National Federation Party Leader, Professor Biman Prasad says the economy contracted in 2019 and COVID-19 is not an excuse while the Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor, Ar
2 days ago
Former Manager at Immigration Department jailed for 4 years
The former Passport and Citizenship Manager with the Department of Immigration received a sentence of 4 years in the Suva Magistrates Court today. Kalisi Sakiusa was c
2 days ago

South Auckland base for planned Pasifika Super Rugby side
A Pacific Islands Super Rugby team based in South Auckland is gaining traction. RNZ and Reuters report that a group of former All Blacks, including two-time World Cup
2 days ago
Nouzab Fareed's bail extended
Former Fijian Holdings Limited CEO Nouzab Fareed had his bail extended by Chief Magistrate Usaia Ratuvili this morning. Fareed is facing 3 counts of indecent assault.
2 days ago
Female gamers are on the rise in the 'world capital of gaming'
The number of females playing video games in Asia is growing at a faster rate than their male rivals. According to a latest research, women are levelling the playing
2 days ago

Rapist stepfather gets 12 years imprisonment sentence
A man who raped his stepdaughter in February last year has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar. It was heard in court t
2 days ago
Girl who was allegedly attacked by her stepfather remains admitted in hospital
The 14-year-old girl who was allegedly attacked by her stepfather with a cane knife in Kabisi, Sigatoka last week remains admitted in the Lautoka Hospital. The man als
2 days ago
Woman and 3 year old son involved in a fatal accident in Nadi yesterday remain admitted
The 28-year-old woman and her 3-year-old son who were involved in a fatal accident at Waqadra in Nadi yesterday remain admitted in hospital. Police say the woman was t
2 days ago

Nations heading in wrong direction with COVID-19- WHO
The World Health Organization says the coronavirus pandemic will get "worse and worse" if governments fail to take more decisive action. Director general Dr Tedros Adh
2 days ago
Suspended sentence for woman who poured hot water on defacto partner over hair gel
A 24-year-old woman who poured hot water on her defacto partner in February this year because she was angry he used her hair gel has been given a suspended sentence by Hi
2 days ago
PM urges leaders not to use their position of leadership to enrich themselves
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says people need to see that leaders put the interests of the Vanua above their own and that leaders never use their position of leaders
2 days ago

USP to confirm later on how many students will be financially assisted
The University of the South Pacific says it cannot confirm now as to how many private undergraduate and postgraduate level students will be financially assisted. The U
USP
2 days ago
Screenshot of an email which is allegedly talking about overstating of government revenue is a poorly photo-shopped image of a fake e-mail - Vave
The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Acting CEO, Fane Vave confirms the screenshot of an email which is allegedly talking about overstating of government revenue in the N
2 days ago

13/07/2020
75 police officers graduate from Basic Recruits Course
Minister for Defence National Security and Policing Inia Seruiratu has conveyed his appreciation for the operations conducted by the police officers since Fiji’s first
3 days ago
3 people involved in Caubati accident taken to CWM hospital
Three people who were involved in a car accident in Caubati, Nasinu this afternoon are undergoing medical treatment at the CWM Hospital. Two vehicles were involved
3 days ago
PM stresses leadership lacks compassion in Fiji
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama stresses that leadership lacks compassion in all sectors. Bainimarama highlighted this while speaking to the participants of the Trad
3 days ago

Catholic Church in Fiji to respond to allegations of sexual abuse against children
The Head of the Catholic Church in Fiji Archbishop Peter Loy Chong says the church will be issuing a formal statement today in response to allegations of historic sexual
3 days ago
17 Special and Inclusive Education Schools receive 50 boxes of cleaning agents
Seventeen Special and Inclusive Education Schools in Fiji have received 50 boxes of cleaning agents donated by Newline Chemicals to help protect children with special nee
3 days ago
Woman who allegedly stole vehicle arrested in Nabua
A 23-year-old woman who allegedly stole a vehicle from Navua yesterday has been arrested at Nabua Muslim League settlement. She allegedly stole the vehicle from where
3 days ago

Man dies in horrific crash in Waqadra in Nadi
Police have confirmed that a man has passed away in the horrific crash between several vehicles in Waqadra in Nadi along Queens Highway this afternoon. The man was dri
3 days ago
Horrific crash in Waqadra in Nadi
There has been a horrific crash between several vehicles in Waqadra in Nadi along Queens Highway in front of Skylodge Hotel this afternoon. Two of vehicles involved in
3 days ago
South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat COVID-19
South Africa has introduced new restrictions, including another ban on alcohol sales, to help contain the spread of coronavirus. A night-time curfew has been imposed,
3 days ago

Man remanded for allegedly wounding wife and step-daughter
A man accused of allegedly striking his wife and step-daughter with a cane knife in May this year has denied he committed the offence in the Suva High Court. Sanjay La
3 days ago
Investigations continue in the case where 31 goats were allegedly poisoned in Ba
Police say investigations are still ongoing in the case where several goats belonging to a 44-year-old farmer from Vatulaulau, Ba were allegedly poisoned. They say no
3 days ago
Grandfather jailed for 13 years for rape
A 58-year-old man convicted for raping a 14-year-old girl in a village in Tailevu has been jailed for 13 years by Judge Justice Daniel Goundar in the Suva High Court.
3 days ago

Agriculture Marketing Authority signs MOU with FNPF to assist farmers in becoming voluntary members
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Agriculture Marketing Authority has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fiji National Provident Fund where they will b
3 days ago
Dancing robots replace fans at Japanese baseball game
With their stadium devoid of fans due to coronavirus restrictions, Japanese baseball team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have come up with an imaginative replacement: dancing rob
3 days ago
People in the interior of Navua assisted with grocery packs
Over 140 people in Taiperia Settlement and Wainividio Village in Navua were assisted with a month’s worth of grocery packs from the Sai Prema Foundation Fiji, Make A Di
3 days ago

4 fishermen arrested for breach of curfew
Four fishermen were arrested for breach of curfew as they were found loitering at Waitavala, Taveuni. A total of 8 arrests were made last night. Police Commissioner
3 days ago
Coronavirus: Florida sets new state daily case record of 15,299
Florida has registered a state record of 15,299 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours - around a quarter of all of the United States' daily infections. The state, with jus
3 days ago
104 year old woman makes remarkable recovery from COVID-19 in England
A 104-year-old grandmother who lives in Kent, England, has made a remarkable recovery from coronavirus. For nearly three weeks, while in her residential care home, Gra
3 days ago

Close to $1 million worth of marijuana plants uprooted from Kadavu
More than 600 plants believed to be marijuana with an estimated value of close to $1 million were uprooted from a farm at Nauciwai Village in Kadavu on Friday. Police
3 days ago
126 inmates deployed to labour in cane farms
126 inmates from the Fiji Corrections Service will be labouring in cane farms in the Western and the Northern division under Operation Musu Dovu. They have been provid
3 days ago
Police yet to question anyone in relation to a scammer who is obtaining financial advantage by promising people to secure jobs
Police have confirmed that the Fiji Roads Authority has lodged a complaint that a scammer is obtaining financial advantage of $150 by deception for the Personal Protectiv
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12/07/2020
Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre calls for sports stars serving jail term to be treated as the other serving inmates
Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Coordinator Shamima Ali says by giving sports stars special treatment, there is a wrong message being sent out to sports. Ali says sports
4 days ago
FRA reports job scam in the North
Fiji Roads Authority’s CEO, Jonathan Moore confirms a scammer is obtaining financial advantage of $150 by deception for the Personal Protective Equipment and is promisi
4 days ago
USP will cover 50% of tuition fees for students facing financial hardship and that meet the criteria
The University of the South Pacific will provide financial assistance to private USP undergraduate and postgraduate level students who are facing financial hardship. T
4 days ago

3 juveniles allegedly found drunk and in possession of illicit drugs during curfew hours
19 cases of curfew breaches were recorded in the last 24 hours including three juveniles of which two were allegedly found drunk and in possession of illicit drugs believ
4 days ago
Five dead after church attack in South Africa
Five people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership. South African police say they had rescued me
4 days ago
More than 60 water projects completed in rural areas
More than 60 projects have been completed under the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development’s Self-Help Programme that has enabled access to clean and safe drinking
4 days ago

Police investigate an alleged goat poisoning case
Police are investigating a matter where several goats belonging to a 44-year-old farmer from Vatulaulau, Ba were allegedly poisoned. Police say the 44-year-old farmer
4 days ago
We have to double cane production, farmers have to do their part - Seruiratu
“We have to double cane production but the government cannot do that if farmers are not doing their part.” Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, Inia Seruir
4 days ago

11/07/2020
Lakshmi Narayan Temple members come forward to help Fijians affected by COVID-19
Members of the Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Suva have come forward with relief supplies to help Fijians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplies which includes sch
5 days ago
First ever Bastille Day market celebration
Bastille Day, which is the French Independence Day was celebrated for the first time at Thurston Garden in Suva where the Embassy of France partnered with the Women Entre
5 days ago
More than 200 people turn for the Nadi Food Drive
More than 200 people turned up for the food drive at NASA camp in Nadi today.Organizer, Biu Waqaniburotu says they did not expect the huge crowd but are blessed to have p
5 days ago

Complaint lodged against the Attorney General at Totogo Police Station
Police have confirmed that a complaint has been lodged against the Attorney General and the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the Totogo Police Station. Pol
5 days ago
Police officers provide lunch for over 1,000 students in Ra
Police officers of Rakiraki provided more than 1,000 students of Rakiraki District with their lunch yesterday. This was made possible through the free lunch program in
5 days ago
Most people arrested for breaching curfew regulations were drunk
Most people arrested for allegedly breaching curfew regulations last night were drunk. Police Commissioner, Sitiveni Qiliho says 39 people were arrested for loitering
5 days ago

No comments from Namosi Rugby Union and Fiji Corrections Service on Nasilasila situation
The Namosi Rugby Union says it will not give any information on whether Amenoni Nasilasila is part of their team to take play in the Skipper Cup Competition. This come
5 days ago
Borron House now under the care of Ministry of Economy
President, Jioji Konrote together with the Staff of the Office of the President have formally handed back Borron House to the care and custody of the Construction and Imp
5 days ago
SODELPA Leader position was vacant after the outcome of the 2018 elections – Emele Duituturaga
SODELPA General Secretary Emele Duituturaga says their constitution deemed the Party Leader position vacant after the outcome of the 2018 elections. Duituturaga says t
5 days ago

10/07/2020
NFP Leader calls for the resignation of FSC CEO while Graham Clark says they do not respond to third party comments
The National Federation Party says Fiji Sugar Corporation’s CEO Graham Clark must take full responsibility for the colossal failure of FSC and resign immediately while
6 days ago
More than $75k donated by Pacific Energy to PM’s Relief Fund
$75,932.60 has been donated by Pacific Energy to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. The cheque was presented to Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today by Pacific Ene
6 days ago
Man dies in Tavua road accident
Police are investigating the death of a 49-year-old man from Toko in Tavua in a road accident on Wednesday night. He was driving a vehicle along Tavua and allegedly l
6 days ago

No slip-up in Fiji’s quarantine protocol as claimed in Fiji Sun article – Dr Fong
The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health Doctor James Fong has refuted claims made in an article written by the Fiji Sun that there was a slip-up in Fiji’s quarantine
6 days ago
FRA CEO Jonathan Moore expected to complete his term this September
Fiji Roads Authority’s Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Moore is expected to complete his three-year term at the end of September this year. In a statement the FRA
FRA
6 days ago
We will continue to get Fijians back home - Dr Fong
The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong says there is a significant list of Fijians who are away overseas and they will continue to work on getting them b
6 days ago

Sigatoka man who allegedly murdered defacto partner remanded
The case of the 53-year-old Sigatoka farmer who allegedly murdered his defacto partner and struck his step-daughter with a cane knife on Wednesday has been transferred to
6 days ago
Health Ministry receives $500,000 worth of medical equipment from Japan
The Ministry of Health has received $500,000 worth of medical equipment from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. These equipment include thermometer scanner sy
6 days ago
Post Fiji launches hamper packs as a demand-driven initiative
Post Fiji has today launched five different hamper packs to make it easier for people and organisations to purchase groceries while maintaining measures to control the sp
6 days ago

New Town Council bosses appointed
New Chief Executive Officers for the Nasinu, Nausori, Ba, Rakiraki and Tavua Town Councils have been appointed. Anurashika Bari has been appointed to the position of C
6 days ago
BSP Life donates $30k to help families affected by COVID-19
BSP Life has donated $30,000 to help families affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation has been distributed to the Fiji Cancer Society – Hope a
6 days ago
Five new COVID-19 cases
Five new COVID-19 cases.This means there have 8 border quarantine cases since 6th July 2020.All cases in stable condition.Only one of the cases having mild symptoms.All t
6 days ago

Narube calls on govt to reduce salaries of Ministers, MPs and civil servants and to temporarily increase VAT to 12% but exempt essential food items
Unity Fiji Leader and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji Savenaca Narube is calling on government to reduce salaries of Ministers, MPs and civil servants and has
6 days ago
Important COVID-19 announcement by the Health Ministry at 3pm
The Acting Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. James Fong will hold a press conference at 3 o’clock this afternoon in relation to COVID-19. Stay with us for the importa
6 days ago
WAF warns factories and people against throwing waste into their waterways
A factory has been suspected of discharging rags causing blockages in Water Authority of Fiji water pumps in Labasa while they have also found plastic blocking pipes in D
6 days ago

Home & Living opens its 11th store in Korovou
Home & Living has opened its 11th store in Korovou which is expected to employ 4 people. The investment is over $100,000. Speaking during the opening of the new sto
6 days ago
Congo National accused of murder to undergo psychiatric evaluation
High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Goundar has ordered that the 39-year-old Congo National Kiala Henry Lusaka who is alleged to have murdered his wife in Suva to undergo ps
6 days ago
8 Police officers allegedly involved in an assault case in Tavua granted bail
The eight Police officers who are charged in relation to an alleged assault case in Tavua have been granted bail. The eight police officers are Emosi Tagicakivanua, Vi
6 days ago

Super-yachts want to come to Fiji during this time – Koya
Tourism Minister Faiyaz Koya says there has been a large amount of inquiries from people with super-yachts that want to come to Fiji during this time. He says they are
6 days ago
Alleged arsonist fit to stand trial - Justice Goundar
The 38-year-old man who is alleged to have set his house on fire in Nadawa on the 5th of June is fit to take plea and stand trial. High Court Judge, Justice Daniel Gou
6 days ago
Former Project Officer for the Ministry of Health sentenced to more than 10 years imprisonment for raping woman
A former Project Officer for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services who raped a woman at their work place in Ba in July 2017 has been sentenced to 10 years, 11 month
6 days ago

Vuniwaqa urges students, parents and teachers to ensure that government’s efforts does not go to waste
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says living in this age with government policies in place, children are better advantaged but the
6 days ago
Melania Trump statue in Slovenia removed after being set on fire
A statue of Melania Trump has been removed from near her hometown in Slovenia after being badly burned by vandals. CNN reports the statue, near Sevnica, central Sloven
6 days ago
Sigatoka man who allegedly murdered his defacto partner to front court today
The 53-year-old man from Sigatoka who allegedly murdered his defacto partner and struck his step-daughter with a cane knife on Wednesday will be produced in the Sigatoka
6 days ago

PM urges students not to take government’s educational assistance for granted
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged students to not take the government’s educational assistance for granted. While opening the new 3-storey building with cl
6 days ago

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