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Vaccines are safe

MENINGOCOCCAL (Men-C) conjugate vaccines are safe. This was the confirmation from the World Health Organization (WHO) as Government embarks on a mass vaccination program for more than 300,000 Fijians under the age of 19 years for prevention against life-threatening disease. According to the international public health body, the vaccination will conjugate meningococcal vaccine was highly...

Labasa consumer complaints worth $1.6m

COMPLAINTS from consumers in Labasa was worth more than $1.6million in the past five years.

Coca Cola Games: RKS takes title after 21 years

RATU Kadavulevu School will take home the Coca Cola Games boys division title after 21 years. [Story & Video]

Coca Cola Games: Jasper in the lead

JASPER is now in the lead in the girls division of the Coca Cola Games after senior athlete Elena Caucau grabbed the former champions 5th gold in the discus throw.

COCA COLA GAMES: Some athletes did not qualify

SOME athletes running in today’s Coca Cola Games did not meet the official qualifying standards. The Fiji Times understands that at least one athlete from a Tailevu school who qualified from his zone to compete at the Coca Cola Fiji Finals in the 100m and 200m is listed in the official programme as a 400m...

BREAKING NEWS: MH Homemaker Nausori branch on fire

FIREFIGHTERS are trying to put out a fire at the MH Homemaker in Nausori. Citizen journalist, Josh Vakacegu sent a video of the fire a few minutes ago. Vakacegu said two fire trucks are at the scene trying to put out the fire that started presumably before 10pm. Fiji Times Online is trying establish more...

Catanasiga appointed first woman executive director of FCOSS

VANI Catanasiga has been appointed the new executive director of the Fiji Council of Social Services Executive Committee (FCOSS). A statement issued today by FCOSS confirmed this saying Ms Catanasiga, who replaces Neil Maharaj, is the first woman to hold the position of executive director of the organisation. Her appointment comes weeks after a new...

Meningococcal disease outbreak

Update: 10:27AM AN OUTBREAK of meningococcal diseases which affects the brain and can cause death has been reported by health authorities today. According to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, up to 105 people had contracted the disease since 2016 and 14.4 per cent of them died as a result. The Ministry of Health...