Archive for October 2nd, 2017

20 dead, scores injured in Las Vegas Strip mass shooting

20 dead, scores injured in Las Vegas Strip mass shooting

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 100 others injured in a shooting rampage at an outdoor music festival on Las Vegas’ famous entertainment strip. Police locked down parts of the entertainment strip, with reports a high-powered weapon was fired at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, near the Mandalay Bay Hotel and […]

Flu epidemic: Queensland boy, 10, fighting for life

Flu epidemic: Queensland boy, 10, fighting for life

A 10-year-old Queensland boy is fighting for life in a hospital after developing complications from the flu. It is the latest serious case of the virus which has claimed more than 350 lives this year, and left thousands more hospitalised across the country. Jaymon Gaul’s mother Tasha Millar said her son had been on life […]

Australian warships heading to Korean peninsula

Australian warships heading to Korean peninsula

At the Republic of Korea’s Navy Second Fleet headquarters, the warships are on constant alert for an attack from the North. “We are ready to fight and if we fight we will win,” declares Han Woong Song, a young Korean Lieutenant. Warships from the Second Fleet, based at Pyeontaek on the west coast, have faced […]

Storm’s Dale Finucane finally claims elusive premiership

Storm’s Dale Finucane finally claims elusive premiership

He might not be the headline act of this wonderful Melbourne Storm side, but the success is as sweet for Dale Finucane as it is for anyone. This was Finucane’s fourth grand final, but before kick-off against the Cowboys he had yet to taste premiership glory — but after a fine try-scoring performance as part […]

Eco-tourism venture and forest park opened in Ra

Eco-tourism venture and forest park opened in Ra

An Eco-tourism venture and forest park has been opened in Ra. The Nabalasere Eco-tourism Venture and Forest Park was opened by Forests Minister Osea Naiqamu this week. The Minister reminded the villagers of Nabalasere that the venture is part of the wider Tomaniivi landscape. This is the main catchment area for Viti Levu that feeds […]

Trump tells Rex Tillerson he’s ‘wasting his time on North Korea

Trump tells Rex Tillerson he’s ‘wasting his time on North Korea

US President Donald Trump says he has told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson not to waste his time trying to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This was the first time the Trump administration had acknowledged it was in direct communication with Pyongyang. The disclosure came as Mr Tillerson — the Trump administration’s top […]

Melbourne Storm win 2017 NRL grand final against North Queensland Cowboys

Melbourne Storm win 2017 NRL grand final against North Queensland Cowboys

The Melbourne Storm have produced a grand final masterclass to comprehensively beat the North Queensland Cowboys 34-6 and win their third premiership. Minor premiers and overwhelming pre-game favourites, the Storm flexed their muscle over 80 minutes to end the Cowboys’ fairytale run. A tearful Billy Slater won the Clive Churchill Medal for best afield, but […]