Fijians jump into catering business
As Fijians continue to be affected by COVID-19, many have ventured into the catering business.
September 25, 2020 6:30 am
Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches
Australia’s Westpac bank has negotiated to pay a record A$1.3bn (£0.7bn; $0.9bn) fine for the nation’s biggest breach of money laundering laws.
September 25, 2020 5:51 am
Fiji Pine delivers despite challenging year
Despite this year being the most challenging one in the history of the Pine Group of Companies, Fiji Pine still delivered.
September 24, 2020 1:11 pm
Consumers must be responsible
The Consumer Council of Fiji says it has noticed in the past that traders try to get rid of old stock during sales.
September 24, 2020 12:35 pm
120,000 rural Fijians open savings accounts with BSP
Bank South Pacific has opened a total of 120,000 accounts in rural areas under its Microfinance programme.
September 24, 2020 12:25 pm
Uncle Ben's rice changes name to more 'equitable' brand
Uncle Ben’s Rice will change its name to Ben’s Original and remove the image of a smiling, grey-haired black man from its packaging.
September 24, 2020 9:44 am
Traders should be honest: Shandil
The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the Suva Retailers Association to be responsible and ensure that Suva on Sale offers genuine bargains to customers.
September 24, 2020 6:56 am
Raising rice production to 80 percent of local demand
The Agriculture Ministry is working on raising the 17 percent self-sufficiency in rice production to 80 percent.
September 24, 2020 6:55 am
Suva on sale back after a lapse of three years
There will be a festive atmosphere in Suva leading up to Fiji Day, with Suva on Sale returning after a lapse of three years.
September 23, 2020 4:35 pm
STA Travel using customers' money to cover wages, rent
STA Travel has been using New Zealand customers’ deposits for overseas holidays to cover company wages and office rent, Checkpoint can reveal.
September 23, 2020 8:37 am
Labasa Farm Fresh normalizes its operations
Labasa Farm Fresh, one of the major exporter of agricultural produce in Vanua Levu has normalized its operations after experiencing a slowdown in the business due to COVID-19.
September 22, 2020 4:20 pm
Suva on sale aims to boost economic activity
The Suva City Council in partnership with the Suva Retailers Association will be having a Suva on Sale from October 5th until Fiji Day.