The increase in number of young children that stand on the streets to beg has become a niggling issue and parents need to be more responsible to prevent this from happening, says Youth Parliamentarian Rigieta Lord.
The trial of former Post Fiji executives Peni Mau and Dhirendra Pratap has been shifted to May next year, the Suva High Court decided today.
The trial has been rescheduled to 1 May, 2013.
High Court Judge Justice Prabaharan Kumararatnam said the postponement is to give time to the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) lawyers to obtain certain documents requested by the defence counsel.
Defence lawyer, Barbara Malimali stated that FICAC lawyers should be able to obtain the requested documents because they are documents of the Fiji Government and can not be destroyed.
Meanwhile, Pratap’s lawyer, Mehboob Raza was away in New Zealand and is expected to arrive in the country this Friday.
NZ All Stars celebrate Pacific Cup winThe victorious New Zealand Fiji Football Inc (NZFFI) All Stars celebrated their Pacific Cup win in style with players and officials sharing the prize-money they pursed in Sydney late last month.
'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.