Archive for June 14th, 2017

Residents dead in London horror tower fire

Residents dead in London horror tower fire

A NUMBER of people have died in the devastating Grenfell Tower inferno, the London Fire Brigade have confirmed. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters there had been a number of fatalities. She could not confirm numbers because of the complexity of the building. Ms Cottton said firefighters arrived within six minutes to battle the […]

Deputy ATO commissioner resigns following fraud charges

Deputy ATO commissioner resigns following fraud charges

Deputy Australian Tax Office (ATO) commissioner Michael Cranston has resigned after being formally charged in connection with a $130 million fraud. Mr Cranston is not alleged to have known about the fraud, but is accused of using his position to help his son Adam Cranston, who is being investigated over the matter. The deputy commissioner […]

Travel departure card to be phased out

Travel departure card to be phased out

OVERSEAS travel’s most annoying feature is already obsolete and will soon be phased out altogether. The green departure card, or Outgoing Passenger Card (OPC) is scheduled to disappear, followed by the removal of the orange Incoming Passenger Card (IPC). But as international travellers departing Australia are already discovering it is no longer necessary to fill […]

Organic farming in Fiji as a business

Organic farming in Fiji as a business

WITH the growing number of people becoming conscious of their health and what they eat, farmers need to think of organics as a business. This was the view of Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises & Development (FRIEND) executive director Sashi Kiran who has been involved in promoting organic and natural farming methods in Fiji. According […]

Westpac outage leaves customers stranded

Westpac outage leaves customers stranded

FURIOUS Westpac customers have blasted the bank after being locked out of their accounts for almost three days, leaving some unable to buy food. Mobile and online banking services were hit by a technical glitch on Friday, throwing thousands of Australians’ long weekend plans in to disarray. One customer requested urgent help on Monday night, […]

Candace Veramu, a true Fijian at heart

Candace Veramu, a true Fijian at heart

Meet Candace Veramu! She is vying for the crown at this year’s Vodafone Hibiscus Festival. Her theme: “Health and Fitness” and how it benefits us holistically through the 8 dimensions of wellbeing which are: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, occupational, social and financial. Candace Veramu has always been a Suva girl and loves spending time […]