Archive for June 1st, 2017

Sydney bus drivers declare ‘fare-free day’

Sydney bus drivers declare ‘fare-free day’

Up to 3500 State Transit bus drivers across Sydney agreed to go without pay and possibly face disciplinary action after they turned off Opal machines for a day in protest against a plan to privatise services. The drivers from 12 depots are angry at the government’s plan to privatise services in the city’s innerwest. Their […]

Youths on farming to provide houses for their families

Youths on farming to provide houses for their families

A CAKAUDROVE youth group will earn a minimum of $36,000 in two year’s time from their yaqona farm to build houses and a future for their families. Aligning their plans with the proposed village bylaw that warrants every village bachelor to build a house and farm before marriage, the Korobua Youth group has drawn up […]

NSW demolish Queensland 28-4 in Origin 1

NSW demolish Queensland 28-4 in Origin 1

THIS is it. NSW is just one win away from ending Queensland’s unprecedented period of State of Origin dominance after ambushing the home team at Suncorp Stadium. Led by stars Andrew Fifita and James Tedesco, NSW turned the tables on the mighty Maroons to put a new era in the great state-versus-state concept just one […]

Trump decides to pull out of climate deal

Trump decides to pull out of climate deal

A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. But the official says there may be “caveats in the language” that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal – leaving open the possibility that the decision isn’t final. The official insisted on anonymity in order to […]

Melbourne airport locked down

Melbourne airport locked down

A MALAYSIA Airlines flight was grounded in Melbourne on Wednesday night after a Canberra man tried to storm the cockpit and threatened to blow up the plane. The Kuala Lumpur-bound plane was forced to turn back to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport half an hour after takeoff when a man with a history of mental illness, who […]

Swire Shipping opens branch in Fiji

Swire Shipping opens branch in Fiji

Swire Shipping, the China Navigation Company, which has been operating business for 200 years opened their new office in Walu Bay, Suva, yesterday. This was confirmed by Swire Shipping managing director James Woodrow said: “We are very proud of opening a branch office here. “So now we have our own branch office here in Fiji […]