A union of tradition and modernity

WINDSOR – Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1,000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of...

Fiji represented at Youth Participation Parkour

THE YOUTH Participation Parkour aims to develop advocacy capacities of youth organisations and young people towards civil society in general. This was highlighted by Pacific Youth Council member Tarusila Bradburgh in an interview with this newspaper today. Ms Bradburgh said the program was supported by the Eramus+ program of the European Union and coordinated by...

Education week

ALL CATHOLIC schools around the country had a week of celebration in their school on education.

Apps to help your child read

ONE rite of passage of being a kid is learning how to read. It can be exciting for the child as they discover new words and stories and it can also be thrilling for parents to see their child learn. And with the rise in technology and the digital works, we find below a few...

RSMS U16 focuses on Deans

THE Ratu Sukuna Memorial School under-16 rugby side had some good exposure during their New Zealand tour last month.

It takes patience, obedience and maturity

STUDENTS of All Saints Secondary School in Labasa took the meaning of discipline to another level as they executed what has been dubbed as one of the best parades.

USP wins quiz challenge

THE University of the South Pacifi c (USP) has more reason to celebrate after they won the European Union Fiji University Quiz Challenge at the university’s Japan Pacific ICT Multipurpose Theatre, Laucala Campus, on May 7.

Open day for museum

THE Fiji Museum had a good turnout at its open day as families and children came out in numbers to visit the national institution.

ACS victory celebration

COCA-Cola Games girls champion Adi Cakobau School had their thanksgiving celebration at their school in Sawani, Naitasiri on Sunday.

English deteriorating, says Education Minister

THE MINISTRY of Education is concerned about the quality of English, Parliament heard this morning. Education Minister and Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the quality had significantly deteriorated and added the issue needed improving. He was responding to Opposition Member of Parliament Mikaele Leawere’s question on the reduction of teachers in the Term 1 and...

Eight vie for carnival crown

EIGHT queen contestants will vie for the Duavata Crime Prevention Carnival crown in Labasa next month. Carnival’s organising committee chairperson Satish Kumar said five kings, including five teens and princess contestants would also contest at the carnival.

Slam allows self expression without judgement

THE Poetry Slam is a platform where competitors and participants can freely express themselves without any judgment.

ACS victory party

THE champion Adi Cakobau School athletics team had a Coca-Cola Games thanksgiving celebration at their school in Sawani, Naitasiri yesterday.

Queen gives formal consent to royal wedding

LONDON, (Reuters) – – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has given her formal consent to the marriage of her grandson Harry to American actress Meghan Markle in a historic document made of vellum that is decorated with symbols representing the lives of the couple.

Fiji finals girls champions hold thanksgiving service

ADI Cakobau School had a thanksgiving service today on winning the 2018 Coca-Cola Games girls division title last month.

‘Make the right intervention at the right time’

STUDENTS of Frank Hilton Early Intervention Centre has a $120,000 multi-disciplinary unit which will be used as classrooms.

‘Learn to respect differing views’

MORE than 200 students of All Saints Secondary School in Labasa who completed the cadet training program were reminded yesterday to always learn to respect the differing views of their comrades.

Vaccinate your children: WHO

WORLD Health Organization (WHO) Coordinator for Non-Communicable Disease Dr Wendy Snowdon has encouraged parents and caregivers to vaccinate their children.

FNU’s engineering college stage annual exhibition

THE Fiji National University’s College of Engineering, Science and Technology(CEST) hosted its annual exhibition today. The main aim of the exhibition is to allow students who are interested in pursuing a field within CEST to learn about the different programs on offer. Student body president for FNU’s Derrick Campus Rizwan Asgar said the exhibition would...

No more long walks to school

YOUNGER students of Yasawa-i-Rara will no longer have to walk daily to attend classes as a new school has begun operating this week.