Archive for November 6th, 2017

Melbourne Cup 2017: Annual parade draws thousands of fans

Melbourne Cup 2017: Annual parade draws thousands of fans

It may not be an official public holiday, but thousands of fans have skipped school and work to line the streets of Melbourne for the annual Cup parade. Locals and tourists cheered, waved flags and snapped photographs as jockeys, trainers and past Melbourne Cup winners made their way along Bourke and Swanston streets in Melbourne’s […]

Texas church shooting, 27 people dead and 30 more injured.

Texas church shooting, 27 people dead and 30 more injured.

A GUNMAN in full combat gear has killed and wounded dozens of people during a shooting spree at a small Texas church. The incident took place at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small community of about 400 people located about 48km south east of San Antonio. A police commissioner at the scene, […]

Flood warning in parts of Fiji cancelled

Flood warning in parts of Fiji cancelled

The flood warning previously inforce for the low lying areas and small streams adjacent to Waimanu Station and downstream of Waimanu River is cancelled. The Fiji Meteorological Office says the warning also inforce for stream adjacent to Naqali Station and downstream of Waidina River is also cancelled. However, a trough of low pressure lies slow […]

Free trade wind-back risks Australian jobs

Free trade wind-back risks Australian jobs

Australia risks losing more than a quarter of a million jobs and a large chunk of the economy if the world turns its back on free trade, a new report warns. Australia risks losing 270,000 jobs and two per cent of the national economy if a global shift from free trade to protectionism marches on. […]

Fiji Bati thrash Wales in RLWC

Fiji Bati thrash Wales in RLWC

The Vodafone Fiji Bati side thrashed Wales 72-6 at the Rugby League World Cup last night. It was an outstanding performance by the Bati outscoring their opponents 14 tries to one. Eloni Vunakece, Suliasi Vunivalu, Henry Raiwalui, Salesi Faingaa, Taane Milne and Marcelo Montoya scored a try each while Viliame Kikau grabbed two tries in […]

Fijian Drua loses out in NRC semi-final

Fijian Drua loses out in NRC semi-final

The Fiji Airways Drua team’s dream run in its maiden National Rugby Championship season has come to an end. The Senirusi Seruvakula coached side lost 57-21 to Queensland Country in the second semi-final this afternoon. Queensland were favorites going into the match and proved that by scoring four tries in the first spell to lead […]