Archive for June 22nd, 2017

Flying Fijians to pay respect to Ma’afu’s dad

Flying Fijians to pay respect to Ma’afu’s dad

Vodafone Flying Fijians tight Head Prop Campese Ma’afu returned to Australia yesterday and was not considered for the match against Scotland this week. Coach John McKee confirmed that Ma’afu flew to back to Australia to attend his father’s funeral who passed away on Tuesday. He says the team will wear black arm bands in respect […]

Queensland beats NSW 18-16 to send series to decider

Queensland beats NSW 18-16 to send series to decider

Queensland’s remarkable record-breaking dynasty is still alive after an injured Thurston defied 50 minutes of pain to stun the Blues 18-16 in an Origin epic last night at ANZ Stadium. Before a crowd of 82,259, the Blues had one hand on the shield when they withstood a second-half Maroons onslaught to lead 16-12 entering the […]

20,000 Fijians unaware of kidney conditions

20,000 Fijians unaware of kidney conditions

Around twenty-thousand Fijians have stage three and four chronic kidney diseases and are unaware of it. Nephrologist, Dr Amrish Krishnan says six-hundred people develop complete kidney failure at stage five and only ten- percent of them are able to access dialysis treatment each year. Dr Krishnan is urging diabetics to have their kidneys checked at […]

NSW cops allowed new shoot-to-kill powers

NSW cops allowed new shoot-to-kill powers

NSW Police have been granted greater shoot-to-kill powers to deal with the “evolving threat of terrorism”. Legislation allowing for the strengthened powers was passed through the NSW Parliament’s upper house following a lengthy debate on Wednesday evening. The Bereijklian government pledged to introduce the tough new measure after the long-running probe into the 2014 Lindt […]

British face hottest day in 176 years

British face hottest day in 176 years

THE heat is on in the United Kingdom and it’s not just the people wilting like delicate English roses in the Great British Heatwave of 2017. Roads are melting, rail lines are buckling, and air is polluting. According to the Telegraph, today could be the hottest June day in 176 years. But in perhaps the […]

Burger King to open in Suva

Burger King to open in Suva

A new Burger King will be opened at the Ganilau House in Suva at the end of the year. General Manager Akash Narsey says this is part of the many restaurants that’s been planned to be opened around the country. Another outlet is also scheduled for Nakasi while another is being planned for Lautoka. The […]