Inspection of the kitchen storeroom at CWM Hospital early this year revealed that dry goods were not properly stored and the kitchen where patientsí meal were prepared were in need of repair with toilet that were not properly cleaned and looked unhygienic, the Auditor General revealed in his 2013 report.
The Department of Immigrationís did not prepare an action plan to eradicate trafficking in person for Child Trafficking in Fiji despite funds set aside for them by the United Nation International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
After the announcement of the team to the International Cricket Councilís (ICC) East-Asia Pacific (EAP) regionís Twenty20 World Cup and World Cricket League Qualifiers in Lismore next month, Cricket Fiji has now turned its attention to the Senior Menís De
For the third time in a row, the Fiji Corrections Service Friday night scooped the Achievement Award during the 2012 Service Excellence Awards at the Novotel Entertainment Centre.
Added to the FCS’ list of achievement was an award won by Chief Corrections Officer Isireli Dausiga in recognition of his efforts for being an evaluator for the past five years.
Corrections Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Ifereimi Vasu said the award signified the department’s efforts in striving to achieve its vision of being an internationally-acclaimed Corrections Service.
He thanked the staff for their individual commitment and hard work.
However he added that the FCS cannot afford to be complacent as Correction officers continue to face daily challenges in their line of duty.
At the awards night, Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said it was an honour to congratulate a selected few who had worked beyond the call of duty.
Bainimarama commended winners for leading by example.
The FCS was among 16 of the 26 government agencies that were recognised at the 2012 Service Excellence Awards.
Dausiga was among seven other individuals who were presented with plaques in recognition of their efforts.
Big Plaque – Achievement Level
Ministry of iTaukei Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Judicial Department, Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations & Employment, Ministry of Youth & Sports, Office of the Auditor General, Ministry of Provincial Development and National Disaster Management Office, Ministry of Works, Transport and Public Utilities, Ministry of Finance, Fiji Corrections Services and the Immigration Department
Small Plaque – Commitment Level
Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority, Fiji Police Force, Ministry of Information, National Archives and Library Services of Fiji, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation, Ministry of Strategic Planning, National Development and Statistics, iTaukei Affairs Board and Ministry of Defence, National Securiy & Immigration
Small Plaque – Recognition of Evaluators
Shaukat Ali (FNU), Filipe Nagera (PSC), Litia Saumaka (PSC), Taina Waqa (ITC), Savenaca Raiwalui (Provincil Development), Isireli Dausiga (Fiji Corrections Services) and Miriama Wasalala (Youth & Sports)
Change to see Fund returns to purposeChanges soon to be implemented by the Fiji National Provident Fund where it will secure 70 per cent of members' funds and allow members' the 30 per cent for their use, is not new and one that had been in the pipeline since 2012, says fund chief executive Aisake Taito.
Sportsperson charged with briberyAn upcoming sportsperson who tried to bribe his way past a customs officer in Nadi this week with $500 appeared in a magistrate court in Nadi today charged with one count of bribery and one count of providing false and misleading documents.
'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.
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
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.