Archive for September 2nd, 2017

Radradra bags a hat-trick in Eels triumph

Radradra bags a hat-trick in Eels triumph

A SEMI Radradra hat-trick saved Parramatta’s blushes as they spluttered into the NRL finals with a 22-16 win over a depleted South Sydney on Friday night. The Eels claimed fourth spot with the win however were far from convincing against a Rabbitohs side missing Sam Burgess (illness), Adam Reynolds (ankle), Angus Crichton (illness) and Aaron […]

Fijians put 2481 complaints against lawyers

Fijians put 2481 complaints against lawyers

Close to two thousand five hundred complaints were received by the Legal Practitioners Unit between 2009 and 2017. Speaking at the Fiji Law Society Convention in Sigatoka today, Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said there are many cases of lawyers being fined, suspended and disbarred for professional misconduct. Ninety-six cases were brought before the Independent Legal Service […]

Kmart fans slam ‘terrible’ changes

Kmart fans slam ‘terrible’ changes

“HATE it.” “It’s terrible.” “Dumbest idea ever.” That’s how shoppers feel about Kmart’s new store layout, which is infuriating even the most obsessive devotees of the discount chain. A year on from the retailer’s decision to change the format of its department stores, converting 148 outlets across Australia, customers have not warmed to the change […]

Aussie internet users warned to expect slow speeds

Aussie internet users warned to expect slow speeds

AUSTRALIAN web users will be plagued by slow internet speeds for at least six weeks after a number of undersea cables were damaged. Internet users have been warned to expect a serious slowdown in internet speeds until at least mid-October. Two typhoons have damaged a number of undersea cables between Hong Kong and Sydney, which […]

US bombers, allies conduct drills over Korean peninsula

US bombers, allies conduct drills over Korean peninsula

South Korean and Japanese jets have joined exercises with two supersonic US B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula. The drills, involving four US stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, came at the end of annual joint US-South Korea military exercises focused mainly on computer simulations. “North Korea’s actions are […]

Horn v Manny Pacquiao rematch off as Filipino fighter pulls out

Horn v Manny Pacquiao rematch off as Filipino fighter pulls out

Jeff Horn says he is “frustrated” and “annoyed” Manny Pacquiao has pulled out of a rematch this year but remains hopeful they will meet again in the ring in Brisbane in 2018. Pacquiao’s withdrawal from the bout, which was scheduled for November 12, is due to his commitments as a Philippines senator, with the Queensland […]