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.
The Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL) party in conveying its congratulatory Diamond Jubilee message to Queen Elizabeth II is hopeful about Fiji's chances of regaining its Commonwealth membership.
Party leader Laisenia Qarase has requested the British High Commission in Suva to transmit the message to the Buckingham Palace together with their congratulatory wishes.
“We look forward to regaining full membership of the Commonwealth family of nations headed by her Majesty and extend warm and respectful congratulations to her majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Britain celebrates 60 years of reign," he said.
“Her diamond jubilee is a momentous and joyful occasion for the Monarch and her people.”
Qarase paid tribute to the Royal family and spoke of the affection that the Fiji people still hold for the monarch.
“May the rest of her Majesty’s reign be richly blessed.”
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.