Nadi College and Labasa Arya Secondary School have been identified as two of the three Technical Colleges to be in place next year aimed to address skill shortage in the construction sector and meet industry needs.
A former top police officer charged with one count of bribery has had her bail extended and her case adjourned to 31 October for plea.
Rehana Rubeena Nisha Sen while being employed as an assistant Superintendent of Police is alleged to have solicited $3000 from Praveena Devi the wife of a Atunaisa Muliaceva who was in police custody.
Sen appeared before Suva Magistrate Sufia Hamza yesterday without her lawyer, Nemani Tuifagalele who could not attend her case as he was engaged in a hearing in the Nadi court.
Sen confirmed with Magistrate Hamza that she had received the disclosures from FICAC.
It is alleged that between 30 September 2012 to 3 October 2012, Sen without lawful authority or reasonable excuse solicited an advantage of $3000 from Devi for having carried out the release of Muliaceva from police custody without being charged.
It is alleged that Muliaceva gave a false name when he was taken into police custody after he was found heavily drunk. He was arrested for giving false information. The alleged offence happened when Muliaceva was released where Sen is alleged to have contacted Devi from 1 October 2012 soliciting money from the couple.
We have come a long way, says KhanFrom a position of insolvency to the current ratio of around 0.6, the Pine Group of Companies has come a long way in the last three years, says executive chairman Faiz Khan.
NZFFI All Stars remain unbeatenThe New Zealand Fiji Football Inc (NZFFI) All Stars remain the team to beat in the Pacific Cup after their impressive 2-1 victory over hosts and favorites Australia Fiji Football Association (AFFA) All Stars last night.
'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.