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More Analysis Needed: FijiFirst to Media

AQELA SUSU suva Media organisations need to provide more factual analysis in the lead-up to general elections, according to the FijiFirst party. The party’s general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said data was readily available from the Reserve Bank of Fiji and the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA), among other places for analytical pieces. During a [...]

Japan Backs Elections Office With $82K

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Japan Backs Elections Office With $82K

aqela susu suva Voters will now be able to view their ballot papers when casting it into the ballot boxes during this year’s general elections. This was after the Japanese government gave F$82,000 for the provision of translucent ballot boxes to be used by the Elections Office in the September 17 elections. In signing the [...]

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Big Plans for West: Cawaki

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Big Plans for West: Cawaki

varanisese nasilasila lautoka Former Commissioner Western Joeli Cawaki hopes to decentralise government services if elected in the upcoming elections. “My main focus will mainly be on development, I would like to see the development in the Western Division realised,” he said. Mr Cawaki is likely to join FijiFirst as a prospective candidate nominee. He said [...]

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FRCA Centralises Services at Walu Bay

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FIJI REVENUE & CUSTOMS AUTHORITY SUVA The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority commissioned its new office in Walubay yesterday, centralising all its services at the Wharf area. “Before FRCA staffs were stationed at different offices in the wharf area. With the commissioning of this new office, all staffs will be stationed at one place. This [...]

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FMF Completes Three Silos, Launches New Product Range

RANOBA BAOA SUVA South Pacific Stock Exchange-listed company, FMF Foods Limited has confirmed the completion of three of its six Kotzur-built silos as part of its $10 million investment announced recently. Silos are specially-designed tower-like structure to store grain in proper conditions and weather and vermin proof. And Kotzur is one of Australia’s premier silos [...]

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INCONTINENTAL FIJI GOLF RESORT & SPA NATADOLA InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa and the National Employment Centre have signed and trained 59 NEC participants under their current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement is aimed at developing local talent in the community by providing full time employment opportunities with InterContinental Fiji’s IHG Sanasana Village [...]

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PM: Hospital a major milestone

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Maika Bolatiki Suva Prime Minister Voreqe Rear Admiral (Retired) Bainimarama says the Navua Hospital marks a huge step in the right direction for medical services. Yesterday, he opened the hospital at Namelimeli. He said: “It’s a major milestone in our efforts to lift the standard of the medical services we offer, particularly outside of big [...]

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School celebrates Eid

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zafiya shamim suva Students of Suva Muslim Primary School were excited about the Eid celebration and had come out with their best attire at their school in Nabua yesterday. School’s headboy Ozayr Akbar said Eid was a very special day of rejoicing and feasting with their families and friends. “The traditional sweet dishes and other [...]

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Fresh new show from Laughing Samoans

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Fresh new show from Laughing Samoans

Varanisese nasilasila nadi Famous Pacific comedians the Laughing Samoans will be expecting a good turnout when they perform their new show “Fresh off da Blane” at Prince Charles Park in Nadi this evening. The duo Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea’i assured the public they will be performing a show never to be missed. “You have [...]

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Fiji, Russia celebrate ties

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Russia and Fiji’s diplomatic relations can be escalated to greater heights, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Amena Yauvoli. Mr Yauvoli was speaking at the 40th anniversary celebrations of the two countries’ diplomatic relations in Suva on Wednesday night and said there was a lot the two countries could offer each other. “While we [...]

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