Archive for October 13th, 2017

PM to meet Australian counterpart today in Sydney

PM to meet Australian counterpart today in Sydney

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will be meeting his Australian counterpart, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney today. This was confirmed from Sydney by the Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office, Yogesh Karan. He said the PM’s first engagement today would be at the Australia/Fiji Business Council where he would be delivering the keynote address. […]

The road ‘monstrosity’ no-one wants to build

The road ‘monstrosity’ no-one wants to build

The New South Wales Government has rejected the only bid it has received for a key part of Sydney’s $16.8 billion WestConnex project, blaming a “heated” construction market. Following questions from the Greens, senior Liberal MP Don Harwin told Parliament the bid for the Rozelle interchange was not value for money. “Roads and Maritime [Service] […]

Supermarket competition a good sign for Fiji

Supermarket competition a good sign for Fiji

Supermarkets have drastically reduced prices over the last few months, providing Fijians their best shopping deals. The Supermarket competition started through Government’s initiatives carried out by the Fiji Competition and Consumer Council. FCCC, Chief Executive, Joel Abraham says this supermarket war has created a very competitive market and changed the landscape of doing business. “The […]

Local Fijian rugby league players get the nod for World Cup

Local Fijian rugby league players get the nod for World Cup

Two more local Fijian players have been drafted in to the Bati side to play in this weekend’s tri-nations series against the Australian Kangaroos and PNG Kumuls in Suva. This increases to four the number of locals in a squad that’s dominated by international players from the NRL. Bati selector and former Kangaroo Petero Civoniceva […]