If more emphasis is placed in supporting and promoting SMEs, the country will be able to address its unemployment and create more business activities that will increase economic growth, says Mereia Volavola.
Defending champion Drasa Secondary School, Nadi College and Penang Sangam College have booked their spots in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Inter District Championship while five other teams will be confirmed upon the comple
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.
Support for SMEs vital, says VolavolaIf more emphasis is placed in supporting and promoting SMEs, the country will be able to address its unemployment and create more business activities that will increase economic growth, says Mereia Volavola.
Blues bank on Avinesh, WaqaLast season's runner-up Lautoka will heavily rely on the experience of instrumental midfielder Alvin Avinesh, veteran Maika Waqa and Jone Vono Junior in the Battle Of Giants.
'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.
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.