People

Datt: Born to serve

Bissun Datt is an exemplary community worker who believes he was born to serve. Mr Datt has given 52 years of his life towards community service. He served in various positions at the district level....

27th January

People: A colourful care

Being the only woman in an all-male Fiji Police Force recruitment batch was a transformative step for Paulini Naliva in 1982. Ms Naliva of Keiyasi Village, Navosa who was with the police force for 23 years has had a colourful career before resigning to join the UN mission as its security personnel. Today, a proud mother and grandmother,...

26th January

People: Delana has no regrets

Massage therapist Vilisita Delana does not regret her decision to quit her hotel job to be beside her husband and fulfil her matrimonial vow when his knee injury worsened. “I left my work at the hotel in Savusavu because my husband was getting sick and I thought of coming back home to look after him....

25th January

People: Lal’s love for cooking

When he entered high school, Kavneel Lal had already made up his mind on what he wanted to become in life and education was a prerequisite to achieving this. The chef said his love for cooking had him as the only male student taking home economics in Year 9. “I was the only boy among...

24th January

People: Focus on the less fortunate

DIFFERENT doctors practice differently. Some are able to separate emotions well, some get too emotional and some use that emotion as a catalyst for what they want to do for society and such is the case for kidney specialist Dr Amrish Krishnan. Dr Amrish is a name synonymous to many Fijians battling kidney failures because he has seen them through their ordeal and continue...

22nd January

People: Staying true to his duty

Visit the Gurbachan Singh Mall in Labasa and you’ll surely see a slim-built man cleaning and mopping the walkway. Jess Karan used to be a canefarmer but for the past two years, he has been working at the mall as a cleaner. He opens the mall every day and starts his cleaning program as early...

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