Archive for September 8th, 2017

Massive earthquake sparks tsunami off Mexico

Massive earthquake sparks tsunami off Mexico

A massive magnitude-8.1 earthquake has hit off Mexico’s southern coast, toppling houses in Chiapas state, causing at least six deaths and setting off a tsunami warning, officials said. The quake was so strong that it caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico’s capital more than 1,000 kilometres away. Residents fled buildings, many in their pyjamas, […]

Eight dead as monster storm barrels towards Florida

Eight dead as monster storm barrels towards Florida

Hurricane Irma has killed at least eight people on the island of Saint Martin and injured 23 in French Caribbean island territories as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century barrels towards Florida. Fatalities have been reported on four different islands, with weather forecasters describing Irma as a “potentially catastrophic” category five […]

World Bank details path to 500,000 jobs, income boost for Pacific

World Bank details path to 500,000 jobs, income boost for Pacific

A report by the World Bank tabled at the Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting has detailed some rather bold possibilities for Pacific nations. The report says that if islands states in the region take advantage of new technology and recent changes in global economics, they could substantially boost their per capital incomes. It describes a […]

New Zealand Hire Company looking for more employees

New Zealand Hire Company looking for more employees

Employment Minister, Jone Usamate received a courtesy visit from Trade staff Limited, a labour hire company from New Zealand this week. Minister Usamate highlighted that the employer had already recruited seven Fijian carpenters for the Canterbury Rebuild Pilot Project in Christchurch last year. The employer representatives are currently in Fiji to meet with the officials […]

Fijian Drua coach name squad for Melbourne match

Fijian Drua coach name squad for Melbourne match

Fiji Airways Drua Head Coach, Senirusi Seruvakula has confirmed  that there are no major injury concerns and that a lot of the players that started last Saturday against Brisbane City are fit for this Saturdays round 2 clash. Ratunaisa Nauma has been named to start at Hooker this weekend as they prepare to face Melbourne […]