Fijiís Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is tightening anti-money laundering controls on non-financial institutions because of an increasing number of money laundering cases involving lawyers, accountants and real estate agents.
Fiji Bati captain Petero Civoniceva who has officially retired from playing believes he has a big role in mentoring younger Fijian players and help the sport of Rugby League grow further in the country.
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..
'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.
AG calls for more ICT supportFiji's Attorney-General and Minister for Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has called on the Asian countries to understand the unique ICT development challenges faced by smaller and developing nations in the Asia-Pacific region.