The National Farmers Union is calling for the reinstatement of growers councilors that were removed by Government in 2010 and wants fresh election of the Sugar Cane Growers Council before the next harvesting season.
A father convicted of beating his 10-year-old son with an extension cord, causing injuries to his lower back and legs, because he lied about his whereabouts after school, has had his term reduced and suspended on appeal.
Fiji Football chief executive (CEO) Bob Kumar says the Fiji Sports Team of the Year recognition accorded to the Vodafone Fiji U20s is another opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the age-group team.
Fiji Football Association chief executive Bob Kumar says the Team of the Year presented to the Vodafone Fiji U20 football team during the 2014 Fiji Sports Awards in Suva last night should motivate and raise the spirits of the players further.
Marshall Islands will continue to foster diplomatic ties and enhance bilateral relations with Fiji, says its President Christopher Loeak.
Loeak who was in the country for a three day visit shared this with Fijian Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama and praised his leadership in the Pacific on many areas including climate change.
"Marshall Islands will continue to rely on Fiji’s leadership regionally on many important issues such as climate change”, he said.
“We are also throwing in our support for the bid by Fiji to host the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) meeting here in Fiji,” he said.
Loeak made these remarks as he handed over a cheque of USD $5000 to Prime Minister Bainimarama for the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund that will go towards assisting those who were affected during the two periods of flooding in the Western division earlier this year.
“As part of the framework that was signed last year between Fiji and the Marshall Islands we have recently recruited teachers and will look at recruiting more professionals from Fiji to work in the Marshalls,” he said.
The head of state for the Marshall Islands also informed the Prime Minister that his people would continue to come to Fiji for their studies.
Another area that was discussed also looked pursuing the options of having direct flights between both countries.
'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 renovates airport shopVodafone Fiji has signed an agreement with Airports Fiji Limited which will allow for renovation of its airport shop at the arrival concourse in Nadi International Airport