Tears flowed as 26 of the 80 surviving soldiers exposed to radiation during British nuclear tests on Christmas Island in 1958 received payment of more than $F9000 each from the Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva today.
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today commended the work done by the WOWs Kids Foundation as he renewed calls for every Fijian to care and look out for each other and extend a helping hand to those in need.
The Suva High Court today deferred trial date for former Post Fiji executives Peni Mau and Dhirendra Pratap.
High Court Judge Justice Prabaharan Kumararatnam said the deferment is due to relevant issues to be submitted by the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC).
The case has been adjourned to October 3, 2012 for mention and confirmation of the new trial date.
The court today heard that the FICAC has not submitted relevant disclosed documents to the defence lawyers and the court.
FICAC’s lawyer Rashmi Aslam also asked for some time to prepare for his submission.
Mau’s lawyer Barbara Malimali told the court that along with Pratap’s lawyer Mehboo Raza she has been waiting for the requested 2006 audit report from FICAC for a month now. She asked if the trial could start when they receive the report from FICAC.
She had also requested for personal financial transaction records of those Post Fiji employees who were recently added on as witnesses.
Westpac sells operations in 5 PICs to BSPWestpac Banking Corporation today announced the sale of its banking operations in five Pacific Island countries to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd (BSP) for A$125 million.
Viriviri eager to shine more in 7s rugby2014 IRB World Sevens Player of the Year, Samisoni Viriviri is happy to rejoin the Vodafone Fiji 7s team for Wellington and Las Vegas 7s and says he has a vital role to play for the country.
'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.