The Government is fully committed to its policy of developing new markets and forging new trade relationships, [and] encourages re-engagement with our traditional partners to create new trade and investment opportunities that benefit us all, says Fiji’s Minister for Industry and Trade Faiyaz Koya.
Five armed men who broke into the home of former parliamentarian, George Shiu Raj, in Rakiraki in August 2013, assaulted him, his wife and his sister before making off with more than $270,000 worth of assorted items, cash as well as a twin cab have each been jailed for more than 11 years by a high court in Lautoka.
Fiji’s hope carrier, Ba FC is aiming to reach its second grand final of the OFC Champions League and is eager to take the field against newcomers Team Wellington in the second semi-final tonight at ANZ Stadium.
Former Prime Minister and Fiji Labour Party leader, Mahendra Chaudhry's defence lawyer, will apply for a permanent stay in his case on the basis of claims of government inteference in the court process.
The application will be based on the petition of Justice William Marshall QC, former President of the Fiji Court of Appeal, to the Attorney General, claiming that the Attorney General was interfering in the court processes.
Appearing before Justice Paul Madigan at the High Court in Suva today, Chaudhry’s lawyer Rajendra Chaudhry said the petition can interfere in his client’s case as it is targeting politicians in Fiji, including his client.
Chaudhry said Peter Williams QC had instructed him to to apply for a permanent stay based on the petition and he will send documents to Williams in New Zealand for further instructions.
He added that he will make an application for a permanent stay on three grounds.
Justice Madigan said Chaudhry should have the right grounds to make an application and gave him 28 days to make the application.
The court was told that Chaudhry will not be travelling to Australia because of his health condition.
'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.
The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers to get deluxe reissueSticky Fingers, the 1971 classic which is one of the most revered albums in the catalogue of the legendary Rolling Stones, and which captured the band at their peak, on timeless tracks such as Brown Sugar, Wild Horses, Bitch, Sister Morphine and Dead Flowers, is to be reissued worldwide on May 22.