Archive for November 4th, 2017

Vikings down Perth Spirit in NRC first semi-final

Vikings down Perth Spirit in NRC first semi-final

The Canberra Vikings are into their second NRC final, after a superb forwards performance saw them home in a thriller at Viking Park in Canberra. The Vikings’ 40-35 win over Perth Spirit sets up a home final nest Saturday night, where they will meet the winner of tomorrow’s second semi-final between Queensland Country and the […]

Fiji Daylight saving to begin on 5th November 2017

Fiji Daylight saving to begin on 5th November 2017

Daylight saving will begin in the country on Sunday, 5th November this year. Members of the public are advised to move their clocks forward by one hour on this day from 2am to 3am. Daylight saving will end at 3am on Sunday 14th January 2018.

Westpac Fiji introduces ‘Tap & Go’ system

Westpac Fiji introduces ‘Tap & Go’ system

Westpac customers will soon be able to purchase items by tapping or waving their cards at any of the bank’s point of sale around the country. Westpac General Manager, Brett Hooker says they will roll out this initiative and have it effective in early 2018. However, the Tap and Go system will be first used […]

Boy, 3 tortured and killed for a welfare cheque

Boy, 3 tortured and killed for a welfare cheque

THE mother who fatally tortured her son, 3, took him “to get welfare payments” and killed him “because he stood up for himself”, says the boy’s uncle. HENRY wept silently as he remembered the last time he saw his beloved nephew Joseph in an intensive care hospital bed, his pale, emaciated body gashed and bruised. […]

Trump vows to ‘get rid’ of green card lottery

Trump vows to ‘get rid’ of green card lottery

THERE is bad news for Aussies hoping to gain entry to the US via the green card lottery — Donald Trump says he’s axing it. US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has announced he will scrap the popular green card lottery, which gives foreigners legal entry to the country, as a result of yesterday’s New York terror […]

Queensland Country ropes in experienced players for Drua clash

Queensland Country ropes in experienced players for Drua clash

Queensland Country has named eight Reds Super Rugby players in their starting line up to take on the Fiji Airways Drua in the National Rugby Championship semifinal on Sunday. Former Wallabies captain James Slipper, hooker Alex Mafi, prop Taniela Tupou, lock Harry Hockings, halfback James Tuttle, wing Eto Nabuli, inside centre Duncan Paia’aua and outside […]