Quotes for the Week

    • "In everyone there is something precious, found in no one else; so honor each man for what is hidden within him-for what he alone has, and none of his fellows."
    • "Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some."
    • "Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still remain calm in your heart."
    • "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
    • "Where there is great love there are always miracles."

Fijian News»

Fiji to begin designs for new national flag

Fiji to begin designs for new national flag

The national competition to design the new Fiji flag will begin on Monday. While making the official announcement, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said the competition which...

Aussie News»

Bali Nine execution: Row between indonesia’s military and police

Bali Nine execution: Row between indonesia’s military and police

A POWER struggle has emerged between the Indonesian military and police over who controls the transfer of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from Bali to Nusakambangan. The...

Pacific & World News»

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish million-dollar bash that was slammed by the opposition as “obscene” in a country...

Business & Technology»

Qantas posts $203m first half profit in massive turn-around

Qantas posts $203m first half profit in massive turn-around

Qantas has released its latest financial results, showing the airline’s back in the black. The half year net profit of $203 million is in stark contrast to the $235 million...

Sports»

Australia falls agonisingly short as New Zealand wins by one wicket

Australia falls agonisingly short as New Zealand wins by one wicket

New Zealand has prevailed in one of the greatest ever World Cup matches, holding off the late surge of Australia’s bowlers to win by one wicket at Eden Park. The match...

Entertainment & Lifestyle»

8 life lessons old people can teach us: Angela Mollard

8 life lessons old people can teach us: Angela Mollard

SOMETIMES I wonder what it must be like to be old. To be culturally irrelevant in an age when the pneumatic young take all the oxygen. Once so vital, respected and heard,...

Recent Articles

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish million-dollar bash that was slammed by the opposition as “obscene” in a country wracked by poverty. Thousands of supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF, many wearing party regalia emblazoned with the president’s image, sang and danced as he arrived for the jamboree at a […]

Bali Nine execution: Row between indonesia’s military and police

Bali Nine execution: Row between indonesia’s military and police

A POWER struggle has emerged between the Indonesian military and police over who controls the transfer of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from Bali to Nusakambangan. The delay in shifting the two Australian death-row prisoners to their final destination in Java has been explained by authorities as a lack of preparation on the prison island, […]

8 life lessons old people can teach us: Angela Mollard

8 life lessons old people can teach us: Angela Mollard

SOMETIMES I wonder what it must be like to be old. To be culturally irrelevant in an age when the pneumatic young take all the oxygen. Once so vital, respected and heard, so many over 70 are now regarded like a plate of salami sandwiches left untouched on the table after a wake: crusts curling; […]

Australia falls agonisingly short as New Zealand wins by one wicket

Australia falls agonisingly short as New Zealand wins by one wicket

New Zealand has prevailed in one of the greatest ever World Cup matches, holding off the late surge of Australia’s bowlers to win by one wicket at Eden Park. The match was billed as one of the biggest of the tournament as the two host nations met, and although the match only lasted 55.3 overs […]