Nestle decision will not affect Fijian farmers: FSC
The Fiji Sugar Corporation has refuted a report by Radio Australia that 16,000 Fijian sugarcane farmers will be impacted by Nestle’s decision to stop buying Fairtrade sugar for UK KitKat.
July 3, 2020 4:59 pm
The FCCC records 96% compliance from businesses
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission has carried out 6,756 inspections across Fiji as of June.
July 3, 2020 4:55 pm
Twitter drops 'master', 'slave' and 'blacklist'
Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language.
July 3, 2020 2:47 pm
Survey reveals effect of pandemic on businesses
The impacts of COVID-19 continue to take a toll, affecting many Small Micro and Medium enterprises.
July 3, 2020 12:48 pm
Opening of new Nadi business indicates confidence
The opening of a new business in Nadi Town today indicates the strong confidence investors have despite the current pandemic.
July 3, 2020 12:35 pm
'Refunds unlikely' if travellers have to self-isolate
Holidaymakers will be “bearing all the risk” when overseas getaways return as they face little chance of refunds if they go into self-isolation.
July 3, 2020 11:27 am
16,000 Fijian sugar farmers impacted by a decision by Nestlé
Nestlé’s UK KitKat brand has decided to take more than a break with Fairtrade in a move that will impact 16,000 Fijian sugar farmers who stand to lose nearly $US12 million in annual sugar sales and Fairtrade premiums.
July 3, 2020 9:04 am
Fiji’s worst economic decline projected by RBF
The Fijian economy is projected to contract by 21.7 percent this year, which the Reserve Bank has described as the most severe in our modern history.
July 3, 2020 6:37 am
2019 survey reveals $3.03b in tourism earnings
The Fiji 2019 Annual International Visitor Survey reveal total tourism earnings of $3.03 billion.
July 3, 2020 6:29 am
Sigatoka farmer resorts to selling by the roadside
A farmer in Sovi Bay, Sigatoka who had a thriving business for almost 20 years, has resorted to selling produce by the roadside.
July 3, 2020 5:50 am
US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway
U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government reported Thursday.
July 3, 2020 5:49 am
Real Estate agents struggle as rental income decreases
With Fijians now opting for low rental properties, some Real Estate agents are struggling.