Archive for September 15th, 2017

Japan rattled by latest missile launch

Japan rattled by latest missile launch

It’s business as usual on the streets of Tokyo on Friday — the normal hustle and bustle of a late summer day. But the latest missile launch over Japan has made people anxious. The missile was launched from a site near Pyongyang and travelled over the country before landing in the Pacific Ocean to the […]

Flights from Sydney Airport cancelled due to high winds

Flights from Sydney Airport cancelled due to high winds

Up to 100 flights in and out of Sydney Airport are cancelled and dozens more are delayed as wind gusts hit the runways. The airport and airlines have not stated how long it will take to clear the backlog, but passengers at the airport told the ABC that airlines had said it might take days […]

Trump visa crackdown snares Aussies

Trump visa crackdown snares Aussies

MORE Australian tourists are getting pulled up at the US border since Donald Trump became president and now a proposed shake-up of the visa system could see some Aussies barred from working in the States. Andrew David, an Australian-born immigration lawyer based in the US, says he has noticed increased scrutiny on Australians attempting to […]

Rural development a key priority; Seruiratu

Rural development a key priority; Seruiratu

More than 40 percent of Fiji’s population live in rural remote areas according to the Minister for Rural Development, Inia Seruiratu. Speaking in Parliament this morning in response to the President’s address, Seruiratu says the agenda to develop rural areas is a priority aimed at enticing more Fijians back to villages and settlements. “Over $60 […]

Speedsters to boost Fiji 7s team

Speedsters to boost Fiji 7s team

Pacific sprint king Banuve Tabakaucoro and former Natabua High School sprinter Batanisavu Uluiyata are in the Vodafone Fiji sevens extended squad and could provide the speed that the team has lacked in the past seasons. Coach Gareth Baber says, speed is an important aspect of the game and his team will need to have that. […]