Archive for June 20th, 2017

Sydney’s M4 motorway to open next month

Sydney’s M4 motorway to open next month

The first section of Sydney’s multi-billion dollar WestConnex project will open next month, three weeks later than originally planned. Motorists will get a month free before having to pay to use the newly-widened section of the M4 between Parramatta and Homebush in Sydney’s west from July 15. Other sections of the $16.8 billion WestConnex project […]

Climate Smart Agriculture for Fiji

Climate Smart Agriculture for Fiji

THE Ministry of Agriculture is organizing the 2017 Central Agriculture Show at the divisional level to allow farmers in rural areas to participate in the show which begins this week from June 21 -23 at Syria Park in Nausori. The theme for this year’s show ‘Climate Smart Agriculture for Fiji’ aims to promote the pillars […]

London’s year from hell never ends

London’s year from hell never ends

LONDON has endured one unthinkable tragedy after another this year, including three incidents in the last month alone. The Finsbury Park Mosque attack, which has left up to 10 people injured, is the latest incident to shake Britain in what’s been the year from hell. Chilling eyewitness accounts described the incident as “something from a […]

Blues quietly confident of beating Queensland in Origin II

Blues quietly confident of beating Queensland in Origin II

New South Wales captain Boyd Cordner says his team is quietly confident it can wrap up the Origin series on Wednesday night, despite the return of two Queensland veterans. The Blues put one hand on the Origin silverware with an ultra-impressive 28-4 victory in the series opener at Lang Park last month. NSW are favourites […]

Fijians told to return home as recruitment canned

Fijians told to return home as recruitment canned

Fijians currently in the UK on visitor visas who had applied to join the armed forces are been asked to return home. This is after phase one training for the British Army which was scheduled to start next month has now been cancelled with no new dates for further recruitments. FBC news understands a number […]

Scotland coach warns his players on Nakarawa

Scotland coach warns his players on Nakarawa

Scotland rugby coach Gregor Townsend has reminded his players the threat that lanky forward Leone Nakarawa poses to them ahead of their test match this Saturday. Townsend who coached Nakarawa in Glasgow last year knows how dangerous the Olympic Gold medalist can be with his offloads and vision. Nakarawa played another grand game against Italy […]

Clive Palmer defends $10k per head family cruise

Clive Palmer defends $10k per head family cruise

CLIVE Palmer, billionaire mining magnate whose Townsville nickel refinery collapsed and took 800 jobs with it, is guilty of just one thing. Loving his wife and children. That’s the ruling of the court of Clive Palmer, anyway. Just a month after the former federal MP clutched a vomit bag, an oxygen mask and sporadically lay […]