Archive for June 28th, 2017

Hoteliers hope for a tax relaxation in 2017 Budget

Hoteliers hope for a tax relaxation in 2017 Budget

The Fiji Hotels and Tourism Association is hoping for a relaxation in taxes that concern the Tourism Industry when the 2017/2018 National Budget is announced on Thursday. Association President Dixon Seeto says they have done a very detailed budget submission to the Ministries of Tourism and Economy and they have highlighted two key areas which […]

Sydney man has Opal card implanted into hand

Sydney man has Opal card implanted into hand

If you have ever been caught fumbling for your Opal card at the ticket gate, a Sydney man may have found the solution. He had the chip from an Opal card inserted into his hand and is now tapping on using the technology that is implanted underneath his skin. Bio-hacker Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, his […]

Trainer says Pacquiao should retire if he loses

Trainer says Pacquiao should retire if he loses

Manny Pacquiao’s legendary trainer Freddie Roach says he will tell his famous charge to retire if he loses to unheralded Australian boxer Jeff Horn in Sunday’s world title fight in Brisbane. Roach said the 11-time world champion had hoped to raise his profile with this weekend’s WBO welterweight title bout in a bid to earn […]

Tier one rugby nations urged to tour Pacific Islands

Tier one rugby nations urged to tour Pacific Islands

Tier one rugby nations are being urged to follow the lead of Scotland, Italy and Wales by touring the Pacific Islands. The Scots were upset 27‑22 in Suva at the weekend, one week after they stunned Australia in Sydney. Italy were also beaten in Suva this month while Wales edged Manu Samoa 19‑17 in Apia, […]