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Support for fight against cervical cancer

VODAFONE Fiji Foundation has thrown its support behind Ministry of Health’s initiative of reducing cervical cancer in Fiji through their mHealth programme through a cash contribution of $14,645. The handover was made at the Vodafone Headquarters in Tamavua in presence of Vodafone Fiji Foundation Executive Ambalika Kutty, Dr James Fong (Head of OBGYN, CWM Hospital) and other representatives from the Ministry ...

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RELEASE OF FSFE AND FSLC EXAMINATION RESULTS

The result of the Fiji Seventh Form Examination (FSFE) is expected to be released by tomorrow (Tuesday December 31, 2013). A total of 6,898 students from 158 centers wrote the examination. Students and principals, who wish to collect their results in person, can visit the Ministry of Education Examination Office at 9:00am on or after 31st December. The Ministry of Education is also advising students and par ...

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Hindus urge Scotland’s Muirfield golf course to allow women members

Hindus have asked Scotland’s Muirfield, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, to open membership to women also. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that women membership was long overdue and it would bring an end to 269-years old gender discrimination. Men only membership policy of Muirfield was highly inappropriate, immoral and archaic, Zed added. Zed, ...

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HEALTH MINISTRY CLARIFIES DRUG AUDIT

Caption: Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma. The audit report in question by the article Drug Audit, Fiji Times 27/12/13 Pg 15, is a report that is 5 years long gone as there have been substantial changes to management. The Health Ministry clarifies that this report Fiji Times is referring to, is for the period 2006 to 2008. The Bulk Scheme Purchase (BPS) is the commercial arm of the Fiji Pharmaceutical Service ...

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Police News Updates

Failure to declare A Chinese businessman from the Solomon Islands is currently in custody for allegedly failing to declare foreign currencies at the Nadi International Airport on Friday night. The suspect was arrested after allegedly failing to declare foreign currencies equivalent to $32,400 on his arrival. The suspect is in custody as investigations continue. In the second case also recorded on Friday nig ...

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SAVINGS FOR MUNICIPAL RATE PAYERS IN 2014

Caption: Sigatoka Town Council Sepcial Administrator Jay Whyte, left, with A-G Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. Photo: SHALENDRA PRASAD. Fijians can save up to 10 per cent on their municipal rates in 2014 by paying the full amount early. For the first time, the cuts apply uniformly to all municipalities throughout Fiji. To take advantage of the full 10 per cent discount, the rates, including any arrears, must be paid b ...

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CUTTING RED TAPE FOR FIJIAN BUSINESSES – BAINIMARAMA GOVERNMENT REVIEWING FAIRNESS OF FEES ON SMALL BUSINESSES

Caption: A-G Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.  Every year, Fijian business owners are forced to go through the same process again and again—having to re-apply for their business licenses and pay the annual fee. Now, due to a new initiative by the Bainimarama Government, businesses throughout the country can avoid the yearly time consuming encounter with municipal bureaucracies. Beginning in 2014, Fijian businesses will ...

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MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIJI NEWS SUMMARY 27/12/13 4:30PM

    1. GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO PROTECT ISLAND FROM RISING SEA LEVELS - Government is committed to ensuring that communities affected by climate change and rising sea levels are protected.   2. NEW ENERGY EFFICIENT EQUIPMENT TO BE INTRODUCED IN FIJI - A new cooking equipment, which is energy efficient and cost effective, will be introduced in Fiji soon through a partnership between Ministry of Women and ...

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COMMUNICATIONS FIJI LIMITED’S ANNUAL FIJI STREET PARTY

This is Communication Fiji Limited’s 14th ANNUAL FIJI STREET PARTY which is to be held on Tuesday 31st December, 2013 at Albert Park. Preparations are well underway for the first of the world’s street party’s to welcome the New Year. This is the largest one night event in the South Pacific. The 2013 Annual FIJI Street Party will be hosted by leading FM96 Breakfast Show Hosts Tony & Miri and FM96’s Live ...

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FBC invites all for street party

FBC is inviting all ages of all races to join our FBC team celebrate and welcome the New Year at our annual New Year Street Party. Location: Queen Elizabeth Drive – From Muanikau Police Post – Pacific Regional Seminary. Date & Time: 31st December 2013, 6pm – 1am This year’s street party will be held alongside the newly built My Suva Park along Queen Elizaberth Drive. Being a family event we will have li ...

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