Archive for November 1st, 2017

Eight dead, 11 injured in New York after truck driver ploughs into crowd

Eight dead, 11 injured in New York after truck driver ploughs into crowd

FIVE Argentinians who were in New York City for a high school reunion were among those who have died in the terrorist attack. Details are starting to emerge about the “very sick and deranged person” police believe killed at least eight people in a New York truck attack. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, had notes written in […]

Manus Island detainees refuse to leave camp

Manus Island detainees refuse to leave camp

HUNDREDS of asylum seekers are refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre even as food, water and power are cut off. MANUS Island detainees are expected to launch legal action over the closure of Australia’s immigration detention centre. Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers are refusing to leave the camp at the Lombrum Navy […]

Fiji’s Prime Minister leaves for COP23

Fiji’s Prime Minister leaves for COP23

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama leaves the country today to preside over the global COP23 in Bonn, Germany. Discussions on implementation of Paris Agreement and what must be done to save our planet will be on top of the agenda. In his remarks to the nation on the eve of his departure, Mr Bainimarama said: “My […]

Health system can’t work without insurers

Health system can’t work without insurers

AMA president Michael Gannon says patients are seeing out-of-pocket expenses increase because of useless health insurance policies. Private insurers insist they have become an essential part of the health system and it would not be possible to put the care they help fund back on the public purse. Private Healthcare Australia chief executive officer Rachel […]

Taane Milne’s rise for Fiji Bati in RLWC

Taane Milne’s rise for Fiji Bati in RLWC

TAANE Milne’s choice to represent Fiji in the Rugby League World Cup is more than just for the love of the sport, it’s part of his journey to know his heritage. Milne, who has already represented the Junior Kiwis, the Australian Schoolboys has connections to Fiji through his grandfather. His grandfather moved away from his […]