Fiji

July 13, 2024

Galo scoops Best Player award

Suva Rugby Women’s number eight and first season player Alisi Galo has scooped the Best Player of the season award during their awards night at the HFC Bank Stadium Concourse tonight. The former Fiji Pearls player says she attended the event not expecting an award and was in attendance to celebrate the clubs successful season. […]
July 13, 2024

Colorado reports three presumptive human bird flu cases, CDC says

Colorado has reported three presumptive cases of H5 bird flu virus infection in poultry workers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday. The three people experienced mild symptoms, the CDC said in a statement. The infections occurred in workers who were culling infected animals at a poultry facility that was experiencing […]
July 13, 2024

Cuvu College leads Ratu Navula

Cuvu College is currently leading Ratu Navula 17-3 in the U18 Western Zone Secondary Schools rugby quarterfinals. Cuvu has been the dominant team with more possession. However, Ratu Navula continues to fight in order to stay in the match with the second half underway. In another U18 quarterfinal, Ra High School edged Ba Provincial Free […]
July 13, 2024

Revitalize rice farming and reduce imports: Sharma

Rice farming in the Western Division is set to thrive with the opening of a new mill in Ba today. Fiji Rice Pte Limited Chair Raj Sharma says there are 600 registered rice farmers across Fiji, with only 100 from the West. Sharma says research shows that some rice variety can be grown in dry […]
July 13, 2024

PM acknowledges China’s support

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says China has done a lot for Fiji. The Prime Minister made the comment at the opening of a new rice mill in Ba today. Rabuka acknowledged the provision of over $400,000 to build the mill and expressed gratitude to China for its continuous support towards Fiji. “We owe you a […]
July 13, 2024

MGM and Nasinu book national quarter-finals spot

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial School and Nasinu Secondary School Under-18 teams have claimed their spots in the Deans competition national quarter-finals. This is after both teams defeated Suva Grammar School and Marist Brothers High School respectively this afternoon in the Southern Zone semi-finals at Bidesi Park in Suva. MGM beat Grammar 27-22 while Nasinu claimed their […]
July 13, 2024

TSLS takes over bond monitoring

Fiji Revenue and Customs will no longer deal with transfer bond monitoring and travel clearance, as TSLS now has additional duties along with monitoring students’ performances. This comes as the parliament has passed the Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Services Amendment Bill. The amendments handle all student bond agreements through TSLS now. Education Minister Aseri Radrodro […]
July 13, 2024

Fijian hearts will draw more tourist: Vosarogo

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Filimoni Vosarogo, is optimistic that the recent increase in departure tax will not affect Fiji’s tourism industry. Vosarogo highlights that tourists can go to other South Pacific Islands, but we sell sand, sunshine, and smiles better. As a tourist destination, the Minister believes that Fijians just fare much better […]
July 13, 2024

Labasa outplays Suva in DFPL

The Extra Supermarket Labasa FC side did not fail to disappoint their home crowd as they defeated Flick Hygiene Suva FC 1-0 at Subrail Park in the Digicel Fiji Premier League this afternoon. Christopher Wasasala’s lone goal in the 15th minute of the first half was enough to hold off the strong capital city side. […]
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