The increase in number of young children that stand on the streets to beg has become a niggling issue and parents need to be more responsible to prevent this from happening, says Youth Parliamentarian Rigieta Lord.
Fiji's Attorney General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says a recent ILO delegation was not “ejected”, “expelled”, “deported” or forced to depart Fiji, but "asked to leave at their earliest opportunity".
"In order to make way for the next ILO visit under the terms of reference provided to the ILO delegation on Monday, they were asked to leave at their earliest opportunity."
Sayed-Khaiyum, in a statement, said the welcome such visits as long as they are conducted by an independent delegation with no predetermined outcomes and a focused agenda.
"The Fijian Government will be pleased to welcome an ILO visit that will produce an objective evaluation of the issues set out in the Terms of Reference. Such an ILO visit will be welcomed to Fiji if they arrive tomorrow or anytime in the future." he said.
NZ All Stars celebrate Pacific Cup winThe victorious New Zealand Fiji Football Inc (NZFFI) All Stars celebrated their Pacific Cup win in style with players and officials sharing the prize-money they pursed in Sydney late last month.
'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.