The increase in number of young children that stand on the streets to beg has become a niggling issue and parents need to be more responsible to prevent this from happening, says Youth Parliamentarian Rigieta Lord.
Fiji became a stronger and more independent nation after its suspension from the Pacific Islands Forum in 2009, says Minister of Foreign Affairs Ratu Inoke Kubuabola.
Speaking at the welcome reception for the Forum ministerial contact group last night at Borron House in Suva, Kubuabola said Fiji has friends who have since shown great support.
He said this was only possible through the government's Look-North Policy.
He told the members they will get first-hand information on the progress to the 2014 election.
The members of the Forum group are Senator Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, Ano Pala, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Trade & Immigration of Papua New Guinea, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Minister of Justice of Samoa, Apisai Ielemia, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Trade, Tourism, Environment and Labour of Tuvalu, and Alfred Carlot, Minister for Foreign Affairs & External Trade of Vanuatu.
Auckland City finish third in Club WCupAuckland City completed its historic run in the FIFA Club World Cup in style by finishing third after beating Mexican champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties in Morocco this morning.
'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.
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.