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
Twenty-five Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma ministers and two deaconesses were ordained at Suva Centenary Church this morning.
While speaking to the hundreds of congregation who witnessed the ordination, Church general secretary Reverend Tevita Nawadra said the ministers have completed what the church had required of them.
Rev Nawadra said during their training, they have learnt what they should do for God’s calling.
The church president Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu said they must prepare to go where they are needed, and to leave the place where they are needed less and to go to the place where they are needed more.
“You should give yourself whollyto this work. Set yourself to be example to the people of the church,” said Rev Waqairatu
There are 19 male and 6 female ministers out of which, three are Indo-Fijians.
Meanwhile, four former presidents of the Methodist church have retired this year.
They are Rev Tomasi Kanailagi, Rev Laisiasa Ratabacaca, Rev Ilaitia Tuwere and Rev Manasa Lasaro.
Female minister Rev Litia Varo has also retured.
The church service today also farewelled the members who have came for the three-day conference.
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.