In 2013, a number of patients had to be sent offshore because they were not properly treated by local doctors, Auditor General Tevita Bolavanua noted in his 2013 report which also highlighted lack of controls and high costs of overseas medical treatment.
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
Voter registration centres in the Eastern division registered only five people on Sunday and this is the lowest number of turn-out recorded so far around registration centres in Fiji.
However after Sunday’s registrations, the Elections Office registered 7143 people around all the centres and this tallies the confirmed number of people registered after the fourth week of registration to 294,012.
The Central division registered 1274 people, the Western division with 1243, the Northern division with 4621 and the Eastern division registered only five people.
This brings the total number of people registered in the Central division to 117,911, the Western division with 103,455, Northern division with 58,559 and the Eastern division follows behind with 14,087.
A total of 18,058 people registered in week one, 78,326 in week two, 114,907 in week three and 82,721 last week.
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.