Archive for August 8th, 2017

Martin Place tent city leader vows to stay in place

Martin Place tent city leader vows to stay in place

THE man described as the “mayor” of Martin Place’s tent city has declared the homeless community won’t be moving anytime soon despite the brokering of a deal with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore last night. Ms Moore had declared to a media pack on the steps of Town Hall that she had “negotiated an outcome […]

United States willing to start dialogue with North Korea

United States willing to start dialogue with North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held a door open for dialogue with North Korea, saying Washington is willing to talk to Pyongyang if it halts its missile test launches. “The best signal that North Korea can give us that they are prepared to talk would be to stop these missile launches.” There was […]

Woolies shoppers overcharged after glitch

Woolies shoppers overcharged after glitch

Woolworths has blamed a technical glitch after some customers were charged twice for the same purchase. The supermarket giant says it does not know how many customers were again charged on Sunday for purchases made during a period in March and that the issue originated with Cuscal, a company used to process Woolworths payments. In […]

Julian Savea dropped as Steve Hansen names All Blacks squad

Julian Savea dropped as Steve Hansen names All Blacks squad

JULIAN Savea remains on the periphery of the All Blacks after being left out of Steve Hansen’s 33-man squad for the Rugby Championship, which kicks off against the Wallabies in Sydney on August 19. Savea, New Zealand’s equal second highest tryscorer of all time with 46, was left out of the All Blacks’ side for […]

Village headman dies after an alleged assault

Village headman dies after an alleged assault

Three men are in custody for allegedly assaulting a village headman in Burebasaga village in the province of Rewa yesterday. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro says it’s alleged the village headman and others tried to stop the three accused from drinking in the village premises. The three were alleged to have been highly intoxicated with alcohol […]

36 players start camp for NRC competition

36 players start camp for NRC competition

36 players have started their camp today as Senirusi Seruvakula prepares his team for their opening match of the National Rugby Championship in Australia on the 2nd of next month. Seruvakula says it is new level of game time as compared to the Warriors. He says the team will work on their physical strengths and […]

North Korea vows revenge over sanctions

North Korea vows revenge over sanctions

NORTH Korea says it will launch “thousands-fold” revenge against the United States over the adoption of tough U.N. sanctions imposed after its intercontinental ballistic launches. Pyongyang’s statement said the sanctions were caused by a “heinous U.S. plot to isolate and stifle” North Korea. It says the U.N. sanctions will never force the country to negotiate […]