6th December

16 young people appointed reps of Fiji Youth Council

SIXTEEN representatives have been selected into the country’s largest youth representative body The Fiji Youth Council. While officiating at the announcement of the members of the Fiji Youth Council today at the Suva Civic Auditorium...

5th December

USP raises funds for WOWS Kids Fiji

WOWS Kids Fiji today received $10,600 through the University of the South Pacific’s Shave a Hero, Save a Hero campaign. USP’s vice-chancellor and president Professor Pal Ahluwalia acknowledged the institution’s Human Resources’ department for taking the lead role in organising the event. “I believe this is a great way for us to give back to...

4th December

Year 13 exam results out

THE provisional examination results for Fiji’s Year 13 students have been released. The Ministry of Education has stated that students can collect their results from their school or can access it online through this link: http:www.examresults.gov.fj Parents, guardians or students who have any queries can contact mobile number: 8924482.

Nadroga 7s: Navosa duo sacrifice holiday for rugby

THE hunger of wanting to be future national sevens rep forced Ilisoni Kuriyalavou from Draiba Village and  Ratu Meli Nakasavu from Keiyasi Village in Navosa’s interior to travel 120km to Namatakula Village to play rugby. The duo wanted to play for the Ratu Filise under 17 team competing in the Nadroga rugby sevens tournament that kicked off...

Young ‘skilled’ weaver

AN 11-year-old girl has piqued the interest of the public this past week because of her creative weaving skills. Wainisiga Raluve has been occupying herself this holiday helping her mother weave elaborately decorated mats. The Fiji Times caught up with her at Muana Village in Toga, Rewa, where she was busy designing a collection of...

Education grant abuse concerns minister

STUDENTS who abuse the Tertiary Education Loan Scheme will be taken to task, says Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board CEO Bobby Maharaj. He said they had identified areas where students were suspected of abusing scholarships. “There is no substitute for honesty,” Mr Maharaj said. “The schemes are for them and they must use it and...

3rd December

FRU expands Quick Rip program

THE Fiji Rugby Union in partnership with New Zealand Rugby has expanded the Quick Rip program on Kadavu. The Quick Rip program was introduced last year in an effort to promote a healthy Fiji through sports. FRU aims to expand this program throughout Fiji from the outer islands up to the interior parts of the...