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
Fiji Police Force will be putting more emphasis on its community policing initiative.
Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua while speaking at the two day Singapore Comparative Study Tour workshop this week said Community Policing for them is very important.
“Some of our officers that are out in the community do not wear the uniforms because we want members of the community to feel comfortable with our presence, and it helps us develop trust,” said Naivalurua.
With the theme “Benchmarking with the intent of ridding old challenges with new approaches”, a challenge was set to uplift the standard of work for the force to the highest level.
According to a survey carried out by Transparency International, Singapore has been ranked the fifth safest nation in the world, largely due to the work of their police force and the crime preventative measures put in place.
As such for the first time a representative from the Singapore Police Force was on hand via skype to speak to the participants on behalf of their Commissioner of Police.
Director International Cooperation Department deputy assistant commissioner Cheong Chee Ming communicating from Singapore via skype outlined the work of the Singapore Police Force mainly revolving around community policing.
Taking their cue from the needs of the community, the director stressed the importance of being part and knowing your community.
Singapore like Fiji shares a lot of similarities in terms laws, being a multicultural society, similar climate and an island nation.
However, when compared to the area of policing, Fiji has a much more extensive area of policing compared to their counterparts.
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.
Sportsperson charged with briberyAn upcoming sportsperson who tried to bribe his way past a customs officer in Nadi this week with $500 appeared in a magistrate court in Nadi today charged with one count of bribery and one count of providing false and misleading documents.
'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.