Inspection of the kitchen storeroom at CWM Hospital early this year revealed that dry goods were not properly stored and the kitchen where patientsí meal were prepared were in need of repair with toilet that were not properly cleaned and looked unhygienic, the Auditor General revealed in his 2013 report.
The Department of Immigrationís did not prepare an action plan to eradicate trafficking in person for Child Trafficking in Fiji despite funds set aside for them by the United Nation International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
After the announcement of the team to the International Cricket Councilís (ICC) East-Asia Pacific (EAP) regionís Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League Qualifiers in Lismore next month, Cricket Fiji has now turned its attention to the Senior Menís De
Fiji's Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama should let the nation know which chiefs "were taking advantage of their traditional roles", says the Tui Cakau, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu.
The high chief, former politician and GCC member was responding to comments made by Bainimarama while announcing the abolishment of the Great Council of Chiefs today, that GCC members were taking advantage of their traditional roles
“Bainimarama needs to inform us of the names of those chiefs that were taking advantage of their traditional roles so we can look into the issue."
"I still don’t know if the people of Fiji would be able to come to terms with this announcement," he said.
Lalabalavu said the GCC played an important role in Fiji, and this was evident to everyone.
Speaking toFijiLive, Lalabalavu said he was sad to see one of the longest running and the most important institutions in the country being removed by the government.
“I really don’t know what the problem was with the GCC but we cannot do anything as we are not currently running the government,” he said.
Change to see Fund returns to purposeChanges soon to be implemented by the Fiji National Provident Fund where it will secure 70 per cent of members' funds and allow members' the 30 per cent for their use, is not new and one that had been in the pipeline since 2012, says fund chief executive Aisake Taito.
Sportsperson charged with briberyAn upcoming sportsperson who tried to bribe his way past a customs officer in Nadi this week with $500 appeared in a magistrate court in Nadi today charged with one count of bribery and one count of providing false and misleading documents.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.