The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and the Biosecurity of Fiji (BAF) have joined forces to launch an operation to eradicate the Giant Invasive Iguana commonly known as the American Iguana from Fiji.
Public Enterprises Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says their meeting with a specialist team of the Asian Development Bank gave them an opportunity to discuss the technical assistance ADB can provide with respect to the divestment of Government shares in various State Owned Enterprises.
Three women beggars who spent years begging on the streets of Suva have been assisted by the Ministry of Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation to start up their own businesses at the Suva market.
Veteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
The people of Navosa were challenged yesterday to stop the cultivation of marijuana.
Fiji Police Commissioner Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua who was the chief guest at the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking celebration at Navosa Central College reminded students and teachers from eight schools in Navosa on the bad effects of marijuana and said people have to stop cultivation inorder to better the lives of the upcoming generations.
“As your Police Commissioner I have seen the effects of drugs on children, I have seen Mom’s and Dad’s who have lost their children as a result of marijuana.”
He said he had also seen children who have forgotten there purpose in life.
Naivalurua did not mince in his words that drugs is a serious issue in the region that needs to be eradicated.
“I’m here on a serious business, here to tell you there is no place for drugs in Fiji and precisely here in Navosa.”
“I am here to tell you enough is enough. Sa Rauta!”
Naivalurua reminded the parents and village leaders that they play a vital role in the lives of their kids.
He said he often tell himself that the best teachers are parents.
According to Navosa Station Officer Inspector Usaia Davu, ever since the Chiefs of Nadroga/ Navosa agreed for the eradication of marijuana, there has been a significant decrease of its cultivation in the region.
Westpac sells operations in 5 PICs to BSPWestpac Banking Corporation today announced the sale of its banking operations in five Pacific Island countries to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd (BSP) for A$125 million.
Doidoi salvages draw for T/NaitasiriVeteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
'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.