Public consultation for pay increase

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka has released a statement saying he is listening to the views aired by the people since Parliament passed the motion to increase the salary and allowances of Members of Parliament including the Speaker and the President last week.

May 29, 2024 7:36 pm


Tabuya defends statement against NFP and its leader

Minister for Women and Children Lynda Tabuya has defended her statement against coalition partners, the National Federation Party and its Leader Professor Biman Prasad.

May 29, 2024 6:50 pm


Albert Ruddy, Oscar-winning producer of ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby,’ dies at 94

Albert S. Ruddy, a colourful, Canadian-born producer and writer who won Oscars for “The Godfather” and “Million Dollar Baby,” developed the raucous prison-sports comedy “The Longest Yard” and helped create the hit sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died at age 94.

May 29, 2024 6:00 pm


Georgian parliament votes to override presidential veto of 'foreign agent' bill

Georgia’s parliament voted to override a presidential veto of a bill on “foreign agents” that has plunged the South Caucasus country into crisis, ignoring criticism from the West which says the legislation is authoritarian and Russian-inspired.

May 29, 2024 5:02 pm


Rapper Sean Kingston agrees to return to Florida, where he and mother are charged with $1M in fraud

May 29, 2024 5:00 pm



Give us 30 percent, we do not want anything less says FTU

Fiji Teachers Union General Secretary Muniappa Goundar says teachers have been crying for better pay and working conditions for many years, and their pleas have all been falling on deaf ears.

May 29, 2024 4:46 pm


NFP hits out at Tabuya

The National Federation Party has hit out at Minister for Women, Children and Social Protection Lynda Tabuya.

May 29, 2024 4:45 pm


Fiji braces for heavy rain, strong winds, and coastal inundation

A trough of low pressure lies just East of Fiji and the associated cloud and rain will continue to affect the northern and eastern parts of the country until Saturday.

May 29, 2024 4:43 pm


Algeria proposes UN action to 'stop killing in Rafah'

Algeria proposed a draft U.N. Security Council resolution that demands a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

May 29, 2024 4:40 pm


Lomani returns for must win clash

Frank Lomani will make his return from a six-week suspension for the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua’s must-win clash against the Melbourne Rebels in Lautoka this weekend.

May 29, 2024 4:13 pm


Fijiana hopes to get it together against PNG

Vodafone Fijiana 15s coach Moses Rauluni says the team aims to improve and score more points when they face Papua New Guinea in round two of the Oceania Rugby Championships tonight.

May 29, 2024 4:01 pm


Jessica Stone, in Broadway and circus enjoys a Tony nod

You don’t initially see a full elephant in the Broadway musical “Water for Elephants.” It’s more like a tease. First come a pair of enormous ears. Then a trunk. And then the legs.

May 29, 2024 4:00 pm

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