In the Cyclone Territory, the threats are real

Fiji Sun Editorial Two years ago, Tropical Cyclone Winston, Fiji’s first Category 5 Cyclone, the strongest ever to make landfall in the Southern Hemisphere, struck Fiji with devastating force. It claimed 44 lives, destroyed homes, crops and infrastructure and left 540,000 people affected. Prime Minister Josiah Voreqe Bainimarama led a moment of silence on February 20 at the Commonwealth Education Ministers…

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Police torture complaint under investigation

Selita Bolanavanua Investigations are being carried out into the alleged torture of nine men at the Nadarivatu Community Police Post in January. Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Itendra Nair commented on the issue saying that their Internal Affairs unit is already investigating two reports lodged at the Tavua Police Station by the complainants. Fair inquiry “Commissioner of Police has given…

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Social Media ‘lies’ disturbs Fiji Military

Maika Bolatiki The Republic of Fiji Military Forces is concerned with the lies being spread by certain aspiring candidates for the 2018 General Elections through social media. Speaking to ‘Fiji Sun’ while crossing the Somosomo Strait on his way to Taveuni to a prefect induction ceremony, RFMF Commander Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto said that social media could play a vital role…

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Wellington Phoenix Striker to marry Beauty Queen

Jyoti Pratibha in Fiji Sun Fiji’s wonder boy and Wellington Phoenix Striker Roy Krishna is set to tie knots with his equally famous Fiancée Naziah Ali, Publisher of the successful ‘Mai Life’ magazine in July. Their nuptial will be just as fascinating as the power couple themselves. It will not only be a unique wedding of two people but the marrying of…

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Christians, Hindus and Muslims back religious harmony

Ashna Kumar (Fiji Sun) The Methodist Church of Fiji, one of the largest Christian denominations in the country, has expressed its strong support to Prime Minister Josiah Voreqe Bainimarama on his condemnation of anti-Muslim talk. Methodist Church President Reverend Epineri Vakadewavosa said that the Methodists agreed with Mr Bainimarama and condemned attacks against any religion. “We do not appreciate such…

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