Man walks free from murder charges

The Suva High Court yesterday acquitted a PNG student over his involvement in a fire at a house in Nasinu that killed five people two years ago.

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QVS students and teacher charged with assault

Five students and a teacher of Queen Victoria School appeared in the Korovou Magistrates Court yesterday charged with the assault of a student at the school’s boarding dormitory.

QVS. Source: Jese Tuisinu / Faceboook.
QVS. Source: Jese Tuisinu / Faceboook.
 

Ban on using diving gear to harvest sea cucumbers

The Ministry of Fisheries is urging all fishers still using Underwater Breathing Apparatus to harvest sea cucumber to discontinue this practice.

 

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Tuvalu appoints new High Commissioner to Fiji

His Excellency the President, Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote today received the High Commissioner designate of Tuvalu to Fiji, His Excellency Temate Melitiana, at the State House.

His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret'd) Jioji Konrote receives a gift from the High Commissioner designate of Tuvalu to Fiji, His Excellency Temate Melitiana.
His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote receives a gift from the High Commissioner designate of Tuvalu to Fiji, His Excellency Temate Melitiana.
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Weather

Fiji Group Heavy Rain Warning: Remains for Northern and Eastern parts of Viti Levu, Yasawa Group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau, Lomaiviti.

Flood Alert: Remain for low lying areas and areas adjacent to Rakiraki town, and streams adjacent to major rivers in Vanua Levu, Easter half of Viti Levu, and Lomaiviti group.

FORECAST: Periods of rain, heavy at time and few thunderstorms over northern Viti Levu, Yasawa group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti group. Elsewhere, occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls. Showers increasing to rain, becoming frequent and heavy at times from later today.

National Weather Forecasting Centre | Fiji MET.