The growing role by the European Commission in Fiji’s socio-economic development dominated talks on Monday between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and the EC Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development Neven Mimica in Brussels.
Last season’s runners up Namaka FC of Nadi and former champs 4R Electric FC of Ba have progressed to next weekend’s Rooster National Club Championship finals after topping their respective pools in Western zone playoff today.
Former Fiji Broadcasting Corporation board members Daniel Whippy and Champak Kapadia re-appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court this morning charged with forgery.
The duo has pleaded not guilty.
Defence lawyer Mehboob Raza is representing Whippy sought further time to enable him to prepare full submissions after going through the disclosures.
FICAC prosecutor Elenoa Leweni made no objections and added that prosecution would consider the representations that would be made and would inform all parties of their position.
It is alleged that they intended to defraud the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation by making a false document namely an extract of minutes of a meeting of the FBCL board purported to be held on March 19, 2004 knowing that such a meeting was not held..
Namaka, 4R through to NCC finalsLast season’s runners up Namaka FC of Nadi and former champs 4R Electric FC of Ba have progressed to next weekend’s Rooster National Club Championship finals after topping their respective pools in Western zone playoff today.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.