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
Former diplomat Ravindran Robin Nair has been named Fiji’s first resident Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
Nair, a legal adviser, scholar and philanthropist, whose appointment was formally announced by Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama today, will be based in Abu Dhabi.
He first entered the Fiji civil service as a lawyer at the Crown Law Office.
He has been a Government delegate to many bilateral negotiations, international meetings and conferences and went on to work for several international and regional organisations.
As a diplomat, Nair served at Fiji’s Mission in New York and also worked as an Australian diplomat, serving as deputy head of mission in Turkey and Argentina.
Whilst in the Australian Foreign Service, he also worked in Canberra at the trade policy section of the Office of Trade Negotiations.
He also served as state director, Tasmania office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
He developed a diplomacy skills training course for public servants and ran post-graduate international relations programs at the University of Fiji.
Nair is also a co-founder of the Foundation for the Education of Needy Children of Fiji (Fenc Fiji) which supports about 1000 poor children.
He also served on the three-member Independent Monitoring Group (IMG) set up to monitor the work of the National Council for Building a Better Fiji (NCBBF) process for transparency, integrity and its success in public consultations.
Nair is married to Adela Nair and they have a daughter.
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.
'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.