People

14th July

PEOPLE: Grant helps family

In a bid to assist his wife, who was the sole breadwinner in the family, Seremaia Koroi set up a kava business two years ago. Apart from their immediate family, there were many other mouths...

13th July

PEOPLE: Wells’ love for Hilton

There is a plethora of expatriates working in the country. They bring with them different skill sets in an effort to boost productivity and contribute significantly in meeting the business objectives to operate profitably. They are mostly employed in multinational enterprises, although some are employed in the public sector and non-government organisations. David Wells is...

10th July

PEOPLE: A shining star for the visually impaired

Despite being visually impaired, Kavita Singh managed to attain a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Management. She said studying at Fiji National University’s newly established Nasinu campus disability centre made her academic achievement possible. Ms Singh says people living with a disability should not let it impede their plans to play an active...

9th July

PEOPLE: The ‘land is a gift’

Doctor Tarisi Vunidilo is passionate of iTaukei land and says “it is a gift from God”. She is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, where she teaches courses on indigenous museology and heritage management. Her area of research is museology, repatriation and indigenous knowledge and language revitalisation. Dr Vunidilo...

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