Mellon calls in

THE US Coast Guard cutter Mellon, a high endurance vessel is in the country as part of the bilateral and shiprider agreements between the US and Fiji. The cutter Mellon commanding officer Stephen Burdian said...

Cartoon for the day – 23rd January 2019

22nd January

Cartoon for the day – 22nd January 2019

21st January

Painter joins market

FOR Tiko Edson, making the decision to join the ROC Market in Suva, has been a fruitful one. Ms Edson was among vendors at the monthly market in Suva yesterday. The 30-year-old painter said this was her second time at the ROC Market. “I actually joined the market last month. I graduated from Australia Pacific...

Fashion industry has made progress, says Ali

FASHION Council of Fiji chairperson Faraz Ali says the fashion industry in the country has made numerous progress over the years. Mr Ali said there had been a lot of changes, growth and a very strong boutique culture had been developed in the country. “There is a lot of people out there who are now...

Cartoon for the day – 21st January 2019

19th January

Cartoon for the day – 19th January 2019

18th January

Cousins help revive old tradition passed down many generations

THE island of Vatulele has much more to offer than its red prawns and ancient rock paintings. It is also home to some of Fiji’s most accomplished makers of tapa cloth or masi. Two young people who continue the extraordinary discipline of masi making, passed down through countless generations, are cousins Apakuki Batirerega and Irami...

Cartoon for the day – 18th January 2019

17th January

Cartoon for the day – 17th January 2019