Archive for September 9th, 2017

Turnbull promises to step up Australia’s engagement in Pacific

Turnbull promises to step up Australia’s engagement in Pacific

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told a gathering of Pacific leaders he is delivering on his promise to “step up” Australia’s engagement within the region. To back up the promise, Mr Turnbull announced a new Pacific Labour Scheme will allow 3,000 people from Nauru, Kiribati and Tuvalu to work in rural and regional parts of […]

Hurricane Irma: 500,000 people told to leave Florida

Hurricane Irma: 500,000 people told to leave Florida

The race to flee Hurricane Irma has become a marathon nightmare for many of the more than a half-million people who have been ordered to leave South Florida. With the storm barrelling towards the tip of Florida for perhaps a catastrophic blow this weekend, normally quick trips turned into daylong journeys on crowded highways amid […]

Public access to robotic prostatectomy could save lives

Public access to robotic prostatectomy could save lives

The success of prostate operations by the first ever robotic surgeon in a NSW public hospital is proof the technology should be expanded, says the doctor who first lobbied for it. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia, but the price tag to have the latest minimally invasive surgery is often too […]

Great news for international travelers who visit Fiji

Great news for international travelers who visit Fiji

There is great news for international travelers who come into Fiji because they now get a free Digicel SIM and data to use during their visit. This was launched today at Digicel’s Nadi Airport store. Tourist Transport Fiji one of the leading tourist transport companies in Fiji has teamed up with Digicel to provide the […]

Fiji 7s team to play in international 7s tournaments

Fiji 7s team to play in international 7s tournaments

A number of international 7s tournaments are lined up for the Fiji 7s team before the 2017/2018 World Sevens Series kicks off in Dubai in December. Coach Gareth Baber says he will utilize the players in the extended squad to feature in these tournaments which will be held in Australia, USA and Germany. Some of […]