The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and the Biosecurity of Fiji (BAF) have joined forces to launch an operation to eradicate the Giant Invasive Iguana commonly known as the American Iguana from Fiji.
Public Enterprises Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says their meeting with a specialist team of the Asian Development Bank gave them an opportunity to discuss the technical assistance ADB can provide with respect to the divestment of Government shares in various State Owned Enterprises.
Three women beggars who spent years begging on the streets of Suva have been assisted by the Ministry of Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation to start up their own businesses at the Suva market.
Veteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
The untimely death of Fiji U17 midfielder Muni Shalit Reddy has raised many questions and issues among sports administrators and care givers and the Fijian Government has called for a united effort to strengthen strategies and measures to avoid another si
Eight people are now homeless after two wooden flats were razed to the ground by a fire yesterday afternoon at Moci Place in Nadawa.
Fij’s National Fire Authority (NFA) said that they had received the fire emergency call at 4.20pm and immediately responded but discovered upon arriving at the scene that the flats were completely engulfed in flames.
NFA’s media liaison officer, Ritesh Kumar said that the fire crew extinguished the fire to prevent it from spreading to nearby houses.
“The wooden house was destroyed in the fire with all its household contents,” Kumar added.
NFA’s chief executive John O’Connor who was on the scene of the fire is pleading with members of the community to take extra precautionary measures.
“When we attend to fires, we sympathise with the homeowners when we see the pain they go through after the loss of their property or loved ones. The fire could have been easily avoided had extra care been taken,” O’Connor said.
This incident brings to sixty-eight (68) the total number of structural fires this year.
O’Connor is urging members of the community to change their attitude towards fire safety and not assume that a fire will not happen to them.
Westpac sells operations in 5 PICs to BSPWestpac Banking Corporation today announced the sale of its banking operations in five Pacific Island countries to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd (BSP) for A$125 million.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.