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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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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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Vacoko benefits from Govt

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Headman says dalo sales are going well and they are earning income Litia Cava Suva Headman of Vacoko Settlement in Naboro Filimoni Kaitavu said the income received from the sale dalo was favorable. This dalo project was initiated by the Government to rehabilitate ex-prisoners and unemployed youths in the settlement. The total budget for this [...]

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Business thrives for duck farmer in Koronivia

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Rahul Sundar, 36, says this was after receiving Govt assistance early this year Litia Cava Suva Koronivia Duck farmer Rahul Sundar, 36, says his business is improving in terms of the revenue he has received from sales. Mr Sundar’s duck farm shed was funded by the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development’s Self-Help Project at [...]

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Jasper Launches National Campaign

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varanisese nasilasila nadi Jasper William High School led by example being the first school in the Western Division to launch this year’s Colgate National Toothbrushing Day yesterday. Chief guest and Commissioner Western Joeli Cawaki stressed to the students the importance of maintaining healthy teeth. “Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things [...]

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