Archive for June 11th, 2017

May clings to power despite election fail

May clings to power despite election fail

Theresa May will seek to stay on as UK Prime Minister and Tory leader despite failing to win a majority after her decision to hold a snap election backfired spectacularly. As the June 8 poll ended in a hung parliament, with no party holding an absolute majority in the House of Commons, Mrs May pledged […]

We cannot blame outsiders, look at us first: PM

We cannot blame outsiders, look at us first: PM

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says we simply cannot blame outsiders unless we are doing the right thing ourselves. In so many instances, we are not, he adds. This was a message he made to all Fijians. Mr Bainimarama is currently co-hosting the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York. He has once again directly addressed […]

Wallabies too good for Fiji in Melbourne Test

Wallabies too good for Fiji in Melbourne Test

Superstar fullback Israel Folau has broken a year-long try-scoring drought to steer the Wallabies to a 37-14 win over Fiji in their Saturday afternoon Test in Melbourne. Folau came up with a try in each half at AAMI Park as the Australians dusted off the cobwebs in their first Test of the year. The last […]

Nanise Rainima crowned Miss World Fiji 2017

Nanise Rainima crowned Miss World Fiji 2017

Twenty-five year old Tailevu beauty Nanise Rainima is Miss World Fiji 2017 after she was crowned at the Miss World Fiji finals in Suva last night. Rainima says she will represent our nation to the best of her ability at the Miss World stage come December. The Bachelor of Science graduate from USP says she’s […]

All 193 United Nations members back the action to protect oceans

All 193 United Nations members back the action to protect oceans

The 193 UN member nations issued an urgent call for action to reverse the decline in the health and productivity of the world’s oceans, with the United States backing the action plan but rejecting its support for the Paris agreement to tackle climate change. Ministers and diplomats burst into applause as the final document was […]