Archive for August 1st, 2017

Surprising source for our terror intelligence

Surprising source for our terror intelligence

The tip-off Australian police received over a conspiracy to bring down a passenger plane came from foreign intelligence sources on the verge of issuing a public travel warning, according to media reports. It’s understood intelligence agencies in the UK and US tipped off Australian forces under the Five Eyes arrangement — which also includes New […]

New budget for 2017-2018 effective today

New budget for 2017-2018 effective today

The Government’s new financial year will come into effect with many new incentives and programs from today. The total expenditure for 2017-2018 Budget stands at $4.357 billion dollars, with a total projected revenue of $3.857 billion dollars. A ten cent tax on plastic bags at retail outlets with point of sale registers becomes effective from […]

White House Communications boss sacked just 11days in office

White House Communications boss sacked just 11days in office

DONALD Trump’s communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been sensationally dumped from the White House after just 11 days in the job. Mr Scaramucci had ignited an “all out- civil war” inside the West Wing during his short but tumultuous stint, waging a crusade against leakers and publicly unleashing on his colleagues. He even claimed the […]

Bad news for thong-lovers

Bad news for thong-lovers

Thongs have long been a feature of the Australian summer, but podiatrists have bad news for people who love the feel of rubber between their toes. Along with obvious problems like blisters, sunburn, cuts, broken nails, or stubbing a toe, it turns out thongs really are horrible for your feet. Dr Christina Long, a podiatrist […]

Constructions begin for new Laqere market

Constructions begin for new Laqere market

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new Laqere market today marks a new era of economic development for residents of Nasinu especially market vendors. Officiating at the event, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the project will benefit around five hundred vendors. Bainimarama adds the new market will assist the economic prosperity for vendors and benefit the […]