Archbishop: Marry in church

MEMBERS of the Roman Catholic Church in Fiji who have dreams of exchanging vows on a white sandy beach or a beautiful scenery outside of a church or chapel should think twice. This, after the head of the Catholic Church in Fiji Archbishop Peter Loy Chong publicly condemned weddings that took place outside of a…

Addicts give up drugs for Jesus

“Say YES to Jesus and NO to drugs for forever”. That was the slogan thought up by a group of 52 marijuana users who publicly renounced their drug addiction at an Adventist evangelistic meeting in Papua New Guinea in January. The program, held at Gumanch in the Dei District of the Western Highlands Province, attracted…

SIEA service

Dear Editor – Thanks for giving me the opportunity. I have been trying to raise my personal concern about the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) services through this medium for sometime. So thanks for this offer. This is related to the continuous power outage experienced in Honiara. Although power was able to be restored now,…

Ryan boosts Ratu Meli 7s

Vodafone Fiji 7s team coach, Ben Ryan, will be present at the 2014 Vodafone Ratu Meli 7s on February 21-22 at Ratu Meli Memorial School in Nacula, Yasawa. The chairman of the organising committee, Manasa Takala, says Ryan’s presence would boost the performance of players in the island. “This is a big boost for us…

Suva unbeaten, top league

It was joy for the Samuela Drudru-captained Suva side and a heartbreak for Alvin Avinesh-led Lautoka in the battle of the cities at Churchill Park yesterday. Lautoka started with a bang with a lot of constructive soccer coming from the midfield areas. But this was not fully executed due to the tight and properly organised…

Cooks offer hefty pay for Fijians

More Fiji rugby league players are being contracted to the Cook Islands for semi-professional competitions. They are also expected to get hefty pay cheques with an average $NZ12,000 ($FJ19,000) for a five-month contract in Rarotonga. This week, three more Fijians leave for the Cook Islands. Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) assistant national coach, Jo Dakuitoga,…