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Two deaths in 24 hours on Fiji roads

Fiji’s road death toll has jumped to 47, compared to 37 for the same period last year after two fatalities in the past 24 hours. The first incident occurred between 8.30pm and 9pm along Adi Davila Road, Davuilevu, in which a six-year-old was hit by a vehicle. The victim had been selling cassava with his 14-year-old brother by the roadside ... Read More »

Fires destroy two homes, damage another in matter of hours

A four-bedroom house was completely destroyed in an early morning fire in Narere today. The incident occurred at about 4.20am at Mana St, Narere. The house has been vacant for the past two months because the owner is currently away overseas. Meanwhile, another house nearby belonging to a 41 year old labourer was also partly burnt. The cause of fire ... Read More »

Joint operation to recapture prison inmate

Inmate Ulaiasi Qalomai is still on the run after escaping on Friday, 21 November, from a work party outside of the Lautoka Corrections Facility. The 18 year-old escapee is originally from Daria, Wainunu in Bua with his residential address located in Navoci, Nadi. Qalomai was sentenced to jail for a year and five months on 28 July this year for theft. ... Read More »

Road death toll hits 45 as woman dies, hunt on for driver

Another life has been lost on our roads following a fatal accident in the Western Division. Assistant Commissioner of Police and Chief Operations Officer Rusiate Tudravu has expressed his disappointment that despite numerous pleas for the need to be safe on our roads, some drivers continue to do as they please and unfortunately another life has been lost. His comments ... Read More »

Fiji Police warn on road behaviour as student dies

As the festive season approaches the Fiji Police Force is pleading with all road users to be mindful of their role in keeping our roads safe. Unfortunately another road fatality was recorded on Thursday when a 22-year- old student, who was admitted in the Lautoka Hospital following an accident last Thursday, site passed away. The victim was involved in an ... Read More »

Pacific women entrepreneurs motivate and inspire each other

By PACNEWS Editor, Makereta Komai NADI, 27 NOVEMBER 2014 (PACNEWS) —Two years after the first regional Women In Business conference in Fiji, almost 200 women entrepreneurs are in Nadi again this week to share stories of tangible business opportunities created from the first meeting in 2012. Organised by the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), the three day meeting provides ... Read More »

West fires spark Police warning

Two cases of fire were reported last night in the Western Division leaving two families homeless. The first case was reported at about 9.15pm in Navo, Nadi, ailment during which a seven-bedroom house belonging to a 40-year-old woman was completely destroyed. Her 15-year-old daughter was at home watching television when she heard a loud noise from the kitchen, which is ... Read More »

Women’s Minister opens regional media meeting

By ANA VURU A regional meeting under way in Nadi has been told that the Fijian Government recognises the importance of and potential that ICTs offer in realising its vision of empowered Fijians and a modern economy. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Sofia Akbar says this is why the Government has taken a number of steps such ... Read More »

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