Shadow Minister for Trade and Tourism Viliame Gavoka says Government Whip Semi Korilavesau’s comment that the mandate his party got in 2014 means they can change the flag is wrong and a decision whether or not to change a flag in a democracy is made by the people.
In its bid to further respect, promote and protect the rights of all citizens, the Fiji Police Force is engaging thirty five members from its different ranks in a human rights training workshop in Suva.
All Whites stopper Glen Moss displayed a heroic performance as A-League club Wellington Phoenix came from a goal down to beat Roy Krishna captained Fijian national team 2-1 in a friendly match tonight at ANZ Stadium in Suva.
The case against former Deputy General Manager of the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF), Foana Nemani has been adjourned to 8 February 2013 for mention before a new trial judge, FICAC confirmed.
Nemani’s case was called before Justice Salesi Temo in the Suva High Court yesterday in her absence. The last known report FICAC heard of Nemani was in February 2010 that she was receiving medical treatment in New Zealand, but since then has failed to appear in court.
Earlier this year, upon submissions made by FICAC, Justice Priyantha Fernando had ruled
that Nemani could be tried in absentia under common law principles.
Nemani is charged with “extortion by public officers” and “abuse of office”. While she held the post of Deputy GM, Nemani was alleged to have defrauded FNPF by authorizing payment of responsibility allowance in the sum of $33,333.00 to the former General Manager Olota Rokovunisei and accepting $35,911.15 beyond her proper pay and emolument.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.