The growing role by the European Commission in Fiji’s socio-economic development dominated talks on Monday between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and the EC Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development Neven Mimica in Brussels.
Last season’s runners up Namaka FC of Nadi and former champs 4R Electric FC of Ba have progressed to next weekend’s Rooster National Club Championship finals after topping their respective pools in Western zone playoff today.
Miss Fiji School of Medicine, Nubaisha Dean walked away with two awards tonight, the Miss Internet and Miss Best Dressed awards, on the second last day of the 2012 Hibiscus Festival at Albert Park in Suva.
Miss Mai Life Drue Slatter also scooped her second award tonight with the Miss National Tourism title after having won the Research topic award on day one of the festival last Friday.
Miss Vinod Patel Natasha was named Miss Photogenic while Miss Formscaff Vasiti Radekedeke took out the Miss Personality 2012 award.
The Hibiscus Kings 2012 were also presented with special awards tonight.
Mr FBC’s Clarence Dass took away the Mr Internet 2012 with the most votes online. Mr Kris Amusement Ledua Tukana scooped the Mr Personality title while Mr Yellow Ribbon Aman Singh took out the Mr Best Dressed award.
Fiji’s International Platinum recording artist Paulini Curuenavuli was on hand to present the winners their awards.
The festival culminates tomorrow with the crowning of the 2012 Hibiscus King and Queen.
Namaka, 4R through to NCC finalsLast season’s runners up Namaka FC of Nadi and former champs 4R Electric FC of Ba have progressed to next weekend’s Rooster National Club Championship finals after topping their respective pools in Western zone playoff today.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.