Archive for August 28th, 2017

Father charged over 3yo daughter’s gunshot death

Father charged over 3yo daughter’s gunshot death

The father of a three-year-old girl who died in Sydney last night from gunshot wounds to her neck will face court next month for owning an unregistered sawn-off shotgun and contravening an apprehended violence order (AVO). The 43-year-old father was charged with not keeping firearms safe, possession of an unauthorised, prohibited and unregistered firearm, and […]

Fijians visiting Brazil without visa

Fijians visiting Brazil without visa

FIJIANS no longer need a visa to enter Brazil, following an agreement between the two governments. According to a statement from the Government earlier today, the Fiji’s Ambassador to Brazil, Cama Tuiloma, signed the ‘Visa Exemption Agreement’ on behalf of the Fijian Government with the Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Aloysio Nunes Ferreira. “This development […]

Hurricane Harvey: Hawk finds refuge with taxi driver

Hurricane Harvey: Hawk finds refuge with taxi driver

As Hurricane Harvey drenched Texas and left a trail of destruction across the Lone Star State, a lonely hawk became a YouTube star after finding shelter with a friendly cab driver. William Bruso of the coastal city of Houston uploaded a video on August 25, as the hurricane was still out to sea, saying “a […]

Trump under fire from Republicans after pardoning ex-sheriff

Trump under fire from Republicans after pardoning ex-sheriff

US President Donald Trump has come under fire from within the Republican Party over his decision to pardon a former Arizona sheriff convicted of criminal contempt in a racial profiling case. The Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, was one of a handful of prominent Republicans who opposed the pardon. “Law enforcement […]

Nadi in the process for $150m stadium

Nadi in the process for $150m stadium

Nadi is being eyed as the hub for sports not only for Fiji but the Pacific as plans are in the pipeline for the construction of a modern stadium which could cost up to $150million. The land that has been eyed is 50 acres and is being provided by the Nakovacake Development Trust. Nadi Chamber […]