Archive for October 15th, 2017

The toxic town recycling Australia’s rubbish

The toxic town recycling Australia’s rubbish

WE PUT out the recycling bin without a thought but it ends up here. A remote town with waste as high as houses. AT FIRST glance it’s a touching moment. A newborn nursed by its mum in the garden of her home. But there are no trees in this backyard, no well-kept lawn. Instead, the […]

Works on region’s tallest building well underway

Works on region’s tallest building well underway

The construction for WG Friendship Plaza at McGregor Road is up to expectation, says the project department vice gen­eral manager, William Wu. The $150 million invest­ment is said by developers to be the tallest building in the Pacific region. It is expected to be complet­ed by 2019. Mr Wu said by mid next year, they […]

Thousands more flee California wildfires

Thousands more flee California wildfires

Firefighters, including teams from Australia, are making some progress against the wildfires ravaging northern California but the winds are gusting again. Thousands more Californians have evacuated their homes with constantly shifting winds pushing the fierce wildfires as officials expected the official death toll of 35 from the week of fires to rise. Sixteen major wildfires, […]

Australian govt. praises Fijian leadership

Australian govt. praises Fijian leadership

Australia has praised the strong leadership of the Fijian Government when it responded to Tropical Cyclone Winston. Speaking at the Australia-Fiji Business Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney,  yesterday, the Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Keith Pitt said, the speed and magnitude of Australia’s response to Tropical Cyclone Winston matched the high […]

Australian Kangaroos win Tri-Nations Series

Australian Kangaroos win Tri-Nations Series

The Australian Kangaroos have won the Tri-Nations after beating the Vodafone Fiji Bati and the PNG Kumuls. The Kangaroos showed why they will be favorites to retain their World Cup crown with a near perfect performance. They beat PNG Kumlus 20-4 and defeated Fiji Bati 18-0. The Kumuls beat the Fiji Bati 10-0. Australian coach […]