Archive for November 2nd, 2017

Senate President Stephen Parry quit after confirmation of UK citizenship

Senate President Stephen Parry quit after confirmation of UK citizenship

The prime minister has lost a senior Liberal to the citizenship scandal as pressure builds for an audit of all MPs. Malcolm Turnbull’s government has been rocked by the resignation of Senate President Stephen Parry – the first Liberal to be engulfed in the citizenship debacle. Senator Parry received advice from the Home Office on […]

People of Tuvalu celebrate 70 years of living in Fiji

People of Tuvalu celebrate 70 years of living in Fiji

PRESIDENT Jioji Konrote and Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga joined islanders on Kioa Island in Cakaudrove for their 70th anniversary of living in Fiji. Kioa Island Council chairman Lotomau Fiafia said the anniversary was a way of showing their gratitude towards their forefathers for a wise decision in purchasing the island of Kioa.

How labour hire villains make millions from Australia’s ‘modern slavery’ market

How labour hire villains make millions from Australia’s ‘modern slavery’ market

Three Tongan workers have died and others are being forced to live and work gruelling hours in pitiful conditions on a Federal Government-backed program, a parliamentary inquiry has heard. The inquiry heard that some labour hire contractors were skimming close to $1 million every month off illegal Malaysian migrant workers. And some contractors in the […]

Apple releases first major update for iOS 11

Apple releases first major update for iOS 11

APPLE fans are rejoicing online after the company released the first major update to iOS 11 since its release in September. The iOS 11 operating system which debuted alongside the iPhone 8 has been much maligned by Apple fans for various bugs and for appearing to rapidly drain the battery. Despite the fact Apple has […]

Fiji Bati could meet Tonga in RLWC quarterfinals

Fiji Bati could meet Tonga in RLWC quarterfinals

The Vodafone Fiji Bati could meet Tonga in the quarter-final of the Rugby League World Cup if they top pool D. As semi‑finalists in the past two tournaments, Fiji could achieve a three‑peat. If they win their game against Wales on Sunday and beat Italy next weekend in Canberra, they will then face far tougher […]