Archive for August 23rd, 2017

New Virgin Coconut Oil factory for Anitioki villagers

New Virgin Coconut Oil factory for Anitioki villagers

AN investment of about $50,000 by Government in a village community in Tailevu is expected to soon open up export markets, directly benefitting the villagers. The investment — a new Virgin Coconut Oil factory in Anitioki — a village settlement part of Daku Village in Tailevu, was opened yesterday by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. Equipped […]

Stargazers watch as eclipse casts shadow across United States

Stargazers watch as eclipse casts shadow across United States

STARGAZERS have watched in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses as the moon blotted out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the US from coast to coast in nearly a century. The total solar eclipse reached Oregon’s coast at 1.16pm Monday local time, marking the beginning of a 112km […]

Government to make first repayment for Natogadravu project

Government to make first repayment for Natogadravu project

Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, today opened the new Natogadravu Subdivision project in Nuku, Tailevu. This is the first iTaukei Land sub-division project. Bainimarama says he is excited for this project, because it will go a long way in supporting the government’s vision of unprecedented investment and infrastructure development across the country. At the ground-breaking ceremony, […]

Meningococcal disease claims life of teenager in Tasmania

Meningococcal disease claims life of teenager in Tasmania

A West Australian teenager has died from a meningococcal infection while holidaying in Tasmania. Lloyd Dunham, 19, from Albany in WA’s Great Southern, was visiting family in Hobart when he suddenly died on Saturday. The WA Department of Health has issued a statement saying it has been advised by its Tasmanian counterpart of the death […]

Melbourne Storm on target to match 2007 mark

Melbourne Storm on target to match 2007 mark

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy rates his 2007 Storm team as the best he has coached but he may have to rethink that assessment if his 2017 edition continue on their winning way. The Storm clinched the minor premiership last round and on 40 points with two winnable games to play at home against Souths and […]

ARU could help Western Force form new competition

ARU could help Western Force form new competition

The ARU are refusing to budge on their decision to axe the Western Force, but have agreed to help billionaire Andrew Forrest develop a new international competition. Forrest met with ARU heavyweights in Adelaide on Tuesday. His No.1 goal of the meeting was to get the ARU to overturn their decision to axe the Force […]